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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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Aiming higher, youth archery

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The Dixon archery team has set the tone for youth archery in our area. 

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Faith rewarded

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Faith Academy wins the 2018 5A High School Baseball State Championship. 

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Mobile Christian wins 3A baseball State Title in dominating fashion

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Mobile Christian wins 3A State Baseball Championships 

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Daphne team manager brings the heart and soul to Trojan nation

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Over the years things change, but for the past two decades at Daphne High School one thing has remained the same. 

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Texas Longhorns and Alabama Crimson Tide to play in 2022 and 2023

Texas and Alabama, which last met in 2010 Rose Bowl, will play each other in 2022 and 2023.

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Faith Academy softball leans on hard work and team work heading to the State tournament

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Faith Academy softball is going to the State Tournament for the fourth time in eight years. 

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Saraland softball hopes to make history at States

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To get to the State Tournament is no easy task. 

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Five home runs lift Faith Academy over St. Paul's in game one of 5A State Semifinal

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High School Baseball Class 5A State Semifinals 

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Mobile Christian sweeps Gordo to earn State Championship berth

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High School Baseball Class 3A State Semifinals 

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Other Davidson football player parents speak out

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Timothy Johnson and his wife Laurie are concerned parents of a Davidson high school football player. 

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McGill-Toolen soccer prepares for final four

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The McGil-Toolen girls soccer team is in the final stretch. 

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Four brothers help lead Faith Academy baseball to success

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If you take a look at the Faith Academy baseball roster you might notice the last name Bell more than once. 

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Local pool player wins 2nd at APA National Championships

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A little more than a year ago, Kathryn Miller picked up her first pool stick. 

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Former Mississippi State Coach Sylvester Croom to speak at 24th Annual L’Arche Football Preview

Former Mississippi State Head Coach and longtime NFL assistant Sylvester Croom has been added to the list of featured speakers for the 24th Annual DEX imaging/Reese’s Senior Bowl Football Preview. Photo: Reese's Senior Bowl. Former Mississippi State Head Coach and longtime NFL assistant Sylvester Croom has been added to the list of featured speakers for the 24th Annual DEX imaging/Reese’s Senior Bowl Football Preview. Photo: Reese's Senior Bowl.
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Former Mississippi State Head Coach and longtime NFL assistant Sylvester Croom has been added to the list of featured speakers for the 24th Annual DEX imaging/Reese’s Senior Bowl Football Preview.

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Young Champion honored by Mobile City Council

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Former Young Champion, Austin Perine was honored today at the Mobile City Council meeting.  

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Young Champions: Local BMX rider set to represent at Worlds

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Local BMX rider, Sagan Wilson is set to represent the USA at the World BMX competition in June.

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Falcons take Mobile's Ito Smith in fourth round

Ito Smith in action for Southern Miss (Photo: USM) Ito Smith in action for Southern Miss (Photo: USM)
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Former Southern Miss running back Ito Smith, a Mobile native who finished with one of the most decorated careers in Golden Eagle history, was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the fourth round.

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Young Champion: Need for speed

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Camden's need for speed started when he was five years old. 

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Six sports legends inducted into Mobile Sports Hall of Fame

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Six legendary sports figures that represented our area at one point in their career were permanently enshrined into the Mobile Sports Hall of Fame tonight. 

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AHSAA baseball round one highlights

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AHSAA Baseball playoffs 

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Saban responds to comment suggesting Hurts might transfer

Alabama coach Nick Saban says he had a "very positive meeting" with the father of quarterback Jalen Hurts after a recent scrimmage.

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Young Champions: UMS-Wright baseball looks for three-peat

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The UMS-Wright bulldogs start their trek at the post season tomorrow. 

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Alabama and Notre Dame to meet in regular season play

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After many years, the Crimson Tide and the Fighting Irish will again meet on their respective home fields during regular season play, according to announcements by Alabama and Notre Dame.

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Young Champions: Local sisters make a splash

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"My first impression of the Sim girls is they love being in the pool and they love to swim,” 

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Young Champions: Mobile host Gulf Coast Regional Championships

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This weekend more than 1,500 volleyball players will be in the Port City 

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South Alabama quarterback Dallas Davis leaves the Jaguars Video included

Former South Alabama quarterback Dallas Davis (FOX10 News) Former South Alabama quarterback Dallas Davis (FOX10 News)
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South Alabama’s most experienced quarterback, Dallas Davis, is transferring.

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Young Champions: Local athlete shows strength in love

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"I feel like the strongest man in the whole wide world,” said Austin Perine, a local 4-year-old wrestler. 

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Young Champions: Local soccer player overcomes adversity Video included

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Local soccer player overcomes a major injury to get back on the field she loves.

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Alabama national championship football team to be honored at White House

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The Crimson Tide is set to meet with President Donald Trump on the White House South Lawn and in the East Room this afternoon. 

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Young Champions: Local mixed martial arts team looks for 7th straight state title

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The Yamane Championship Mixed Martial Arts team is looking to win its 7th straight State title this weekend.  The team's secret to success is simple, try hard and don't give up. More>>

BayBears take down Pensacola in season opener

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BayBears Season Opener 2018 Pensacola Blue Wahoos 4 Mobile BayBears 9

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Young Champions: Local golfer finds success in the pros

Elaine Wood (FOX10 News) Elaine Wood (FOX10 News)
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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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Baybears Gear Up for Opening Night

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For the first time in a decade, the Mobile Baybears are opening the season at home.

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Foley preparing for two big sports weekends

Officials with Foley Sports Tourism (FST) say they are getting ready ahead of two upcoming busy weekends. Photo: Foley Sports Tourism Officials with Foley Sports Tourism (FST) say they are getting ready ahead of two upcoming busy weekends. Photo: Foley Sports Tourism
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Officials with Foley Sports Tourism (FST) say they are getting ready ahead of two upcoming busy weekends. 

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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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Spring Hill College baseball coach, Frank Sims goes for 900th win

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Spring Hill College baseball coach, Frank Sims is one win away from 900 career wins.  

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Young Champions: More than just a game

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For Mark Wilcox Jr, it all started with a Christmas gift. 

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Legendary coach is back on the diamond

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Legendary Coach Steve Kittrell is back coaching on the diamond but with a new team and a new sport. Kittrell is the interim Head Coach for Spring Hill College softball.

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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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National Signing Day 2018 for our local student-athletes

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List of local student-athletes signing with colleges on National Signing Day

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Reese's Senior Bowl around the corner Video included

College football season might be over but fear not, the Reese’s Senior Bowl is just around the corner. Photo: Bri McNaught, FOX10 News College football season might be over but fear not, the Reese’s Senior Bowl is just around the corner. Photo: Bri McNaught, FOX10 News
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College football season might be over but fear not, the Reese’s Senior Bowl is just around the corner.

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4 players score double-digits in South Alabama women's win over Troy

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The University of South Alabama women's basketball team (11-5, 4-1 SBC) took down the Troy Trojans (7-9, 2-3 SBC), 79-68, with four-double digit scorers and helped head coach Terry Fowler collect his 50th win.

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Pair of brothers to meet on field in national title game

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While they haven't talked much this week, no matter what happens the two say the plan is to meet up after the game.

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BREAKING

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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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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