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Olympic dream back on for softball

The last Olympic softball game was played almost nine years ago in China, but by the time Japan defeated the United States in the gold medal game the sport had already lost. Three years earlier, the International Olympic Committee voted...

Team USA too much for Alabama All-Stars

The Alabama Stars collected 20 top players with state ties – all but two playing at state colleges, with the other two being natives who play collegiately outside the state – for a softball doubleheader at Rhoads Stadium. The USA...

Former baseball coach Greg Goff hired by Purdue as assistant

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Greg Goff has joined Purdue baseball as an assistant coach, completing Mark Wasikowski's staff for the 2017-18 school year. Goff was fired as the University of Alabama baseball coach after the 2017 season after just one...

McCleney coming home with Team USA

   Haylie McCleney hasn’t played at Rhoads Stadium for more than a year, but she never left it completely behind. The four-time All-American softball player at the University of Alabama now plays for USA Women’s National Team. The outfielder from the...

Alabama baseball hires director of operations

The University of Alabama baseball program named Jack Hoehl as its director of baseball operations on Monday morning. Hoehl spent the last four years working as Kentucky’s director of baseball operations. He was on staff with Alabama head coach Brad...

Alabama’s Stephenson Finishes 41st at U.S. Women’s Open

BEDMINSTER, N.J. – Alabama’s Lauren Stephenson shot a 3-over par 75 in Sunday’s final round to tie for 41st at the 2017 U.S. Women’s Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. “Just to make the U.S. Open is the treat of a...

USA falls to Japan in softball before heading to Tuscaloosa

OKLAHOMA CITY – Japan defeated the United States 2-1 on Sunday to win the World Cup of Softball XII championship. Former University of Alabama star Haylie McCleney went 1-for-4 with a first-inning single for the U.S. She started in center...

ALABAMA IN THE PROS: July 9

Here is a glance at how former players from the University of Alabama and the West Alabama area are performing in the major or minor leagues. MAJOR LEAGUE • Tim Anderson (INF, Chicago White Sox, Hillcrest High School, East Central CC) 76 G,...

Alabama hosting ITA summer Circuit tournament

The University of Alabama tennis teams will host the ITA Summer Circuit Tournament. The tournament started back in 1993, and has been an annual event since then. The Tuscaloosa section of the tournament will be July 14-16, which is the...

Chandler Taylor 2nd in College Home Run Derby

TUSCALOOSA — Alabama baseball sophomore Chandler Taylor finished second in the College Home Run Derby on Saturday evening. Taylor began the Derby with an opening-round score of 17, ranking second to start the night and advancing himself to the event’s...

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