Alabama’s Bailie Key retiring from gymnastics

Bailie Key is retiring from the sport of gymnastics she announced this week. A member of the Crimson Tide gymnastics team as a freshman and sophomore, Key did not compete this past season following back surgery in December.  “After much...

PODCAST: Alabama gymnastics, baseball, softball, men’s basketball roundup

The TideSports staff goes around the horn to discuss the latest news for several Alabama sports. Terrin Waack and Ben Jones begin by discussing how the gymnastics team finished its season, followed by how the baseball team is currently...

Alabama has 66 athletes on SEC’s Winter Academic Honor Roll

Alabama athletics had 66 student-athletes named to the SEC’s Winter Academic Honor Roll, the conference announced on Wednesday. That was the fifth most among schools in the conference. To make the conference honor roll, a student-athlete must be a sophomore,...

Prep for 2020 starts now for Alabama gymnastics

Alabama’s mentality in gymnastics has always been to peak at the end of the season, when it matters most, and this year was no exception. Once the Crimson Tide broke 197, it stayed above that mark, posting five consecutive 197-plus...

Alabama gymnastics finishes season 12th

The Alabama gymnastics team officially ends the 2019 season ranked 12th in the nation, finishing outside the top 10 for the first time since 1982. Final rankings were released as soon as the 2019 NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships in...

Alabama gymnast Abby Armbrecht finishes career with All-America honors

For the final floor exercise routine of her career, Alabama gymnast Abby Armbrecht scored a 9.9125 Friday at the 2019 NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships in Fort Worth, Texas. That placed Armbrecht seventh in the first session, earning her All-America...

Alabama’s Abby Armbrecht has shot at NCAA floor title

The leotard Alabama gymnast Abby Armbrecht will wear Friday at the NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships in Fort Worth, Texas, is a surprise. She picked it out herself. Rightly so, considering Armbrecht is the only member of the Crimson Tide...

UA gymnast Abby Armbrecht saving best floor routine for last

“I have an idea.” Whenever she hears those four words out of the blue, Alabama gymnastics coach Dana Duckworth knows Abby Armbrecht is nearby and wants her opinion. It normally has something to do with Armbrecht's floor exercise routine. The...

Alabama’s thoughts with Auburn gymnast Samantha Cerio

The Alabama gymnastics team wasn’t there when Auburn gymnast Samantha Cerio sustained a career-ending injury less than two weeks ago during regionals. The Crimson Tide was competing at the NCAA Ann Arbor Regional in Michigan, while the Tigers were...

Alabama’s Shallon Olsen balancing collegiate, elite gymnastics

The Tuscaloosa News will dive into the differences between elite and collegiate gymnastics with a three-part series focusing on the decision to switch, the changes in competition and the best of both worlds (below).  Just two months before the Crimson...
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