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Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

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Robert Foster ready to return to football after last season's injury

Robert Foster ready to return to football after last season's injury

March 21, 2016

After being sidelined with a shoulder injury all last season, junior Robert Foster has returned to the field, and he is ready to pick up where he left off. Foster caught 10 passes for 116 yards and 2 touchdowns...

Alabama wants to bounce back from heartbreaking loss and upset Tennessee on the road

Alabama wants to bounce back from heartbreaking loss and upset Tennessee on the road

January 30, 2016

Tradition is what comes to mind when the Tennessee women’s basketball is mentioned. With 8 national championships and 22 Final Four appearances, Tennessee has been the standard in the sport since Pat...

Alabama is unable to pull off the upset over No. 10 Texas A&M

Alabama is unable to pull off the upset over No. 10 Texas A&M

January 28, 2016

It all came down to one moment when the Alabama women’s basketball took on the No. 10 ranked Texas A&M Aggies in Foster Auditorium on Jan. 28 in a game that ended 59-56 in favor of Texas A&M. Sophomore...

Alabama prepares for Texas A&M

Alabama prepares for Texas A&M

January 28, 2016

Upsets in basketball generally happen on the underdog’s home court. The pressure of the fans and excitement of the players can turn a simple game into an experience. Getting the crowd into the game early...

Women's basketball loses second consecutive road game

January 26, 2016

Alabama women’s basketball lost its second consecutive road game falling to Vanderbilt, for the second time this year, in Nashville, Tennessee 67-52. It was Alabama’s second road game in less than...

Women's basketball seeks to rebound from loss to Gators

Women's basketball seeks to rebound from loss to Gators

January 25, 2016

Response to a tough loss can dictate a college basketball team’s season. Most teams do not go undefeated, so the way a team plays in its next game after a loss can determine whether or not it reaches...

Alabama falls to Florida on the road 80-72

January 22, 2016

The Alabama women’s basketball fell at Florida on Thursday  80-72 to fall to 13-6 overall and 2-4 in Southeastern Conference play. Alabama crawled its way back from a 21-point deficit to get back...

Alabama seeks to get a signature win against Florida

Alabama seeks to get a signature win against Florida

January 21, 2016

A team is defined not by its talent, but by the results it produces on the court. The term “signature win” is usually thrown around when discussing the quality of a team. Who has that team beaten?...

Hegstetter named candidate for senior CLASS Award

Hegstetter named candidate for senior CLASS Award

January 20, 2016

Senior Nikki Hegstetter, of the Alabama women’s basketball team, was named a candidate for the 2016 senior CLASS Award along with 30 other NCAA Division I women’s basketball student-athletes. These...

Alabama defeats Georgia 64-50

January 17, 2016

The Alabama women’s basketball team took down Georgia in its fifth conference game of the season, winning 64-50. Alabama improves to 13-5 overall and 2-3 in conference play, while the Bulldogs fall...

Women's basketball falls in Auburn 72-59

January 15, 2016

The Alabama women's basketball team fell to 12-5 and 1-3 in conference play after a 72-59 loss to rival Auburn. The Crimson Tide trailed by as many as 20 in a game that was mostly one-sided. Alabama did...

Women's basketball win first conference opener since 2008

January 5, 2016

Alabama women's basketball improved to 12-2 with a 62-45 win over LSU as Alabama won its first SEC opener since 2008."We want to win the next game," said Alabama head coach Kristy Curry in a press release....

Nikki Hegstetter records double-double in Alabama's latest victory

December 20, 2015

Alabama women’s basketball improved to 10-2 on Nov. 20, defeating Grambling State 72-57 in Tuscaloosa. Senior Nikki Hegsttetter led the way for the Crimson Tide, scoring 17 points and grabbing 10 rebounds...

Alabama finished day two of the Georgia Tech Invitational with another new school record

November 21, 2015

Sophomore Mia Nonnenberg set yet another school record in day two of the Georgia Tech Invitational breaking the 400 individual medley record with a time of 4:07.53. This is Nonnenberg's second school record...

Women's basketball team wings big in season debut

Women's basketball team wings big in season debut

November 14, 2015

Alabama women’s basketball won its season opener on Nov. 13, cruising to a 96-44 win over Alabama A&M. Sophomore Quanetria Bolton recorded her first career double-double, scoring 19 points and grabbing...

Runners find success on big stage at home

November 14, 2015

Alabama cross country saw two runners place in the top three at the NCAA South Regional Championships in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Junior Anthibahs Kosgei won the men’s race, advancing to nationals with a...

Alabama not satisfied with second place at Crimson Classic

October 17, 2015

Alabama’s cross country hosted the annual Crimson Classic on Oct. 16 in Tuscaloosa, and the Alabama women’s team ran to a second place finish in the team rankings, finishing with 71 points while...

Swimming falls to Auburn

Swimming falls to Auburn

October 9, 2015

Alabama's swimming and diving teams fell to Auburn in Tuscaloosa on Oct. 9 in their home openers. The men lost a neck and neck battle 158-142, while the women lost by a larger margin 192-108. The Tide’s...

Conner Thompson leads by example

Conner Thompson leads by example

September 25, 2015

A captain is an essential part of a team. They are called upon to standout from the rest of the team. In any facet of life, captains are expected to lead by example and show their teammates how to be the...

Men's rugby seeks to win division

Men's rugby seeks to win division

September 22, 2015

The Alabama Crimson Tide Men’s rugby team picked up a 34-7 win over Ole Miss on September 18.The Crimson Tide enjoyed success last season, making it to Collegiate Rugby Championship tournament for the...

Alabama swimming and diving sweeps Delta State meet

Alabama swimming and diving sweeps Delta State meet

September 11, 2015

Alabama swimming and diving started off the season on a high note as both the men’s and women’s team picked up victories at Delta State. In the first meet of the season, the men won 213-49 and the...

Swim and dive travels to Mississippi for first meet of season

Swim and dive travels to Mississippi for first meet of season

September 9, 2015

The Alabama Swimming and Dive team will travel to Cleveland, Mississippi, on Sept. 11 to face Delta State in their first meet of the season.The team will look to build off of last year’s slate, where...

Intramural registration begins for first period of fall sports

Intramural registration begins for first period of fall sports

August 25, 2015

By Matt Speakman | Contributing WriterStudents will have a chance to scratch their competitive itch when intramural signups begin this week.This year slight changes have been made to the sign up process....

Healthy Derrick Rose helps Bulls progress

Healthy Derrick Rose helps Bulls progress

February 16, 2015

The youngest MVP in NBA history has made his comeback to elite status.Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose has been plagued by gruesome injuries since he brought home the award in 2011. He tore both...

UA women's rugby team focuses on developing chemistry, new players

UA women's rugby team focuses on developing chemistry, new players

February 9, 2015

The University of Alabama offers a wide range of sports for students to get involved in regardless of athletic background. One of these sports, women’s rugby, has been a successful student-led program...

FIFA should do better than Qatar

FIFA should do better than Qatar

January 28, 2015

Soccer is characterized by its unmatched ability to bring entire nations together in search of a common goal: the World Cup.The World Cup is one of the largest and most exciting sporting events on the...

Swimming picks up wins over Cincinnati

Swimming picks up wins over Cincinnati

January 25, 2015

The Alabama swimming and diving teams took down Cincinnati in their final home meet of the season. The men’s team won 201-94, and the women won 189-103. The Crimson Tide appeared dominant in almost...

Swimming and diving hosts Cincinnati

Swimming and diving hosts Cincinnati

January 21, 2015

The Alabama swimming and diving teams will hold its last home meet as the members prepare for the biggest tournaments of the year.The Crimson Tide will welcome Cincinnati on Friday for senior night. Senior...

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