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Davidson football players focused on new season

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It was during 5th period last Friday afternoon when the Davidson Warriors were introduced to their new interim head coach, Shawn Smith. 

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NCAA hits Ole Miss with additional year of bowl ban, scholarship restrictions Video included

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On Friday, the NCAA announced the penalties for Ole Miss in the case involving improper recruiting and other violations.

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Blount community mourns after the loss of a former Leopard Video included

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Chris was a shining light around the Leopard hallways. 

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Young Champions: Local girls represent in a male dominated sport

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Wrestling, is often looked at as a guy's sport. 

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"Christmas is July" returning to the Hank

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"Christmas is July" is around the corner at Hank Aaron stadium! The Mobile Baybears are giving away complimentary usage of a full-season suite for the entire 2019 season, the final season of the Baybears. 

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Alabama names ex-QB John Parker Wilson radio color analyst

Former Alabama and NFL quarterback John Parker Wilson is the new radio color analyst for Crimson Tide football games.

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Alabama takes the stage at SEC Media Days

SEC media days underway and players from the University of Alabama are scheduled to take radio row. SEC media days underway and players from the University of Alabama are scheduled to take radio row.
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SEC media days underway and players from the University of Alabama are scheduled to take radio row.

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Genesis Perrymond named as nominee for 2018 NCAA Women of the Year

Former University of South Alabama women's basketball student-athlete Genesis Perrymond is one of two women to be nominated by the Sun Belt Conference for the 2018 NCAA Women of the Year Award. Photo: South Alabama Former University of South Alabama women's basketball student-athlete Genesis Perrymond is one of two women to be nominated by the Sun Belt Conference for the 2018 NCAA Women of the Year Award. Photo: South Alabama
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Former University of South Alabama women's basketball student-athlete Genesis Perrymond is one of two women to be nominated by the Sun Belt Conference for the 2018 NCAA Women of the Year Award, as announced by the NCAA on Wednesday. 

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Young Champions: Local track and field team continues to win gold

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They anxiously wait at the starting line, nerves building, and they are off. It is a feeling like none other. 

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FCA Next Level football skills challenge

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes hosted the "Next Level Skills Challenge" for eight local high schools last week.  This camp gave athletes a chance to grow on and off the field.

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Brothers on and off the pitch

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Growing up in the Ndaw house meant one thing, you love soccer. 

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Phil Savage: New league not trying to replace college football

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Phil Savage, the former NFL executive who has been a radio analyst for Alabama football for nine years, says the fledgling Alliance of American Football league will fill a void in player development but it is not trying to be an alternative to college football.

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Young Champions: Cal Ripken 8U regional tournament opening ceremony

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Hundreds of All-Star baseball players headed out to Hank Aaron Stadium for the opening ceremony of the 8-and-under Call Ripkin Jr Regional Tournament.

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Pickleball gains rapid popularity around our area Video included

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Pickleball, it's becoming kind of a big dill. 

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Young Champions: Local archer finishes 4th in World Championship

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It all starts with a deep breath then the rest is like clockwork for Jonathan Hall. 

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Phil Savage leaves Crimson Tide Radio Network Video included

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The former executive director of the Senior Bowl is leaving his radio job to concentrate on his new position as general manager of a team in the Alliance of American Football.

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Steve Kittrell to be inducted into ABCA Hall of Fame

Former University of South Alabama baseball head coach Steve Kittrell will be inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in January 2019, as announced by the organization Thursday, July 5.  Photo: South Alabama Athletics Former University of South Alabama baseball head coach Steve Kittrell will be inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in January 2019, as announced by the organization Thursday, July 5.  Photo: South Alabama Athletics
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 Former University of South Alabama baseball head coach Steve Kittrell will be inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in January 2019, as announced by the organization Thursday, July 5. 

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Got to have Faith; athlete overcomes adversity to become professional softball player

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At 12-years-old, Faith Cain was already pitching 64 miles per hour, a speed most softball pitchers don't reach until college. 

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Baldwin County powerlifter wins big at Special Olympics USA Games

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Baldwin County powerlifter, David Hall, won three medals at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games.

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Captain Munnerlyn's annual youth football camp

Registration is now open for a youth football camp hosted by local NFL star Captain Munnerlyn. Registration is now open for a youth football camp hosted by local NFL star Captain Munnerlyn.
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Registration is now open for a youth football camp hosted by local NFL star Captain Munnerlyn.

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Bayside's volleyball coach is winning the biggest game of them all

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"You don't have to stop, just do it,” said Ann Schilling, Bayside Volleyball coach. That simple phrase has never been more important than now for Bayside volleyball coach, Ann Schilling.

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Young Champions: Local gymnast hopes to jump his way to a three-peat

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For 9-year-old, West Fowler, gymnastics is a way of life.

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St. Paul's fails to get injunction against competitive balance rule Video included

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St. Paul's Episcopal School's motion for an injunction against the competitive balance rule in Alabama high school athletics has been denied.

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Former player shares experience at College World Series

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To focus in a sea of cheers and cowbells is not something just anyone can do. 

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Young Champions: Local youth baseball players learn from the pros

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The Mobile BayBears are well into their season. Last week the players took a short break from practicing to give back to our local young champions. 

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Bowling to perfection Video included

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Eddie Allen has this down to a science. "I just enjoy bowling. I love to bowl,” said Eddie Allen.

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Young Champions: Local student-athlete gives back to community

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For Bayside Academy rising senior, Sam Koby, his love for basketball started in the Bayside gym several years ago. 

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Baldwin County Football holds camp for moms

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The Baldwin County High School football coaching staff hosted its third annual Football 101 for Moms. 

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Inaugural MPD vs MFR basketball game under new lights at Sage Park

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Turn on the lights! It's official, the new lights on the basketball court at Sage Park are shinning bright and tonight we got ourselves a special treat to celebrate the new addition. 

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History in the making, ASBA opening night

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The American Softball Association, Mobile's Professional softball league, had its inaugural opening night.  

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AFC Mobile players tell you who to root for during the 2018 FIFA World Cup

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AFC Mobile players tell you who to root for during the 2018 FIFA World Cup

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Young Champions: Two local softball players make elite team

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The crack of a bat and laces meeting leather for strike three. Those moments are what some softball players live for 

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South Alabama football to play LSU in 2024

University of South Alabama Director of Athletics Dr. Joel Erdmann announced Wednesday that the school has signed a contract with Louisiana State for a football matchup between the two programs during the 2024 season. Photo: South Alabama athletics. University of South Alabama Director of Athletics Dr. Joel Erdmann announced Wednesday that the school has signed a contract with Louisiana State for a football matchup between the two programs during the 2024 season. Photo: South Alabama athletics.
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The contest will be played on Sept. 28 fall of 2024 in Baton Rouge.

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South Alabama's Travis Swaggerty drafted by Pittsburgh Pirates in first round

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The University of South Alabama's Travis Swaggerty was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the Major League Baseball draft.

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Two Baldwin County athletes set to compete in Special Olympics USA Games

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Power lifting is a sport that requires focus, dedication, confidence, and most importantly, support. 

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Jim Nagy named new executive director of Reese’s Senior Bowl

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Angus Cooper, chairman of the Mobile Arts & Sports Association, announced today the hiring of Jim Nagy as executive director of the Reese’s Senior Bowl.

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Derrick Brooks becomes part-owner of Blue Wahoos

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The Pensacola Blue Wahoos made another big catch tonight. They announced Pensacola native and Pro Football Hall of Famer, Derrick Brooks to their ownership group.

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Local athletes find success in wrestling

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Wrestling isn't a very popular sport around the Gulf Coast. "If they ask you what you do and you say wrestle they don’t understand because they don’t know what goes into it they think it's WWE or something it's not real,” said Ethan Lassere, a 13-year-old wrestler. But the work these Baldwin County athletes put into wrestling is very real. 

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Young Champions: Local golfer finds success in the pros

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The golf course. It's a place where golfers have to be strong both physically and mentally.

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Young Champions: Playing tennis for a good cause

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Siblings, Edward and Sarah Ladd discovered tennis a few years ago.

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SI on the MLB: Previewing the American League in 2018

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The 2018 baseball season is right around the corner, and a flurry of trades has shaken up the status quo in the American League.

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SI on the MLB: Previewing the National League in 2018

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The 2018 baseball season is just days away, and all the wheeling and dealing of the offseason in the National League will be put to the test.

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Young Champions: Lower Alabama Volleyball club understands dedication

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The Lower Alabama Volleyball club has more than 115 athletes that represent 15 different schools throughout Mobile and Baldwin county. 

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Young Champions: Two sisters help lead Daphne to the top

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The Daphne High School softball team has that family like bond but for a couple of players it runs a little deeper and means a little more. 

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New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson dies at the age of 90 Video included

Tom Benson was born on July 12, 1927, the same year as the great flood of Louisiana before the Great Depression. His parents, Tom Benson Sr. and Carmen Benson, had four sons. They raised the boys in the St. Roch neighborhood, their lives rooted in the Catholic Church as parishioners at Our Lady Star of the Sea. 

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South Alabama men's basketball coach fired after 5 seasons

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Matthew Graves is out as the head coach of the University of South Alabama men's basketball program after five seasons.

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Young Champions: Spanish Fort gets youth baseball season swinging

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It's finally that time of the year. Play ball!  

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Gulfport native Matt Luke named permanent Ole Miss head coach

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Gulfport native Matt Luke earned his dream job - officially. 

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Mark Ingram suspended for 4 games Video included

Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL drug policy. (FOX 8) Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL drug policy. (FOX 8)

New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram has been suspended for violating the NFL’s performance enhancing drug policy, according to NFL.com. 

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