MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - South Alabama
It’s the first year the South Alabama Jags are eligible for a bowl game and a league title -- and the program is stepping up the competition. The Jags travel to play Tennessee this Saturday - on the national stage and the game marks the second year in a row that south plays an opponent from the SEC. That streak is going to continue into the 2014 season, the Jags will travel to play South Carolina in late November next year. But before that game, South Alabama will host an SEC opponent for the first time, next fall. Mississippi State will travel to Ladd-Peebles stadium, in mid September. For now – head coach Joey Jones is focused on the volunteers this weekend.
The top-ranked crimson tide take on number 21 ranked Ole Miss Saturday at home. Both teams are unbeaten, however -- the Tide have won the past nine straight matchups against the Rebels. Nick Saban says this game will be no easy task. Alabama is a two-touchdown favorite over Ole Miss.
The Auburn Tigers are in their bye-week. Coming off a loss to LSU last weekend, the Tigers going back to the fundamentals in practice - according to head coach Gus Malzahn, before suiting up against Ole Miss - next week. Malzahn says this week off comes at a good time -- as it allows the team to work on themselves and indentify areas that the program needs to improve on.
The trial for Giuseppe Pino LoPorto continues today in Baldwin County. LoPorto, now 80-years-old, faces several sex abuse charges against a child dating back to the early 90s.
FOX10 News has learned William "Eddie" Patrick, captain of Mobile's First police precinct, has been demoted following an internal investigation.
The Mobile Jaycees announce the members of the 2014-15 Azalea Trail Court.
Pastor of Lifeway Community Church Mike McPherson says thieves stole presents that would have been given to needy children.
A man who bought a bicycle three weeks ago finds out it was originally stolen, according to the original owner who reported it missing in October.
If you were in the Foley area Thursday, you may have seen a helicopter, police and K-9 units. That’s because a store in Foley was robbed this morning at gunpoint. Eventually, the search was called off. The suspect is still on the loose.