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ASU Players Receive SWAC Player of Week Honors

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (swac.org) – Alabama State’s Diandre Amion and Tyler Howe have been recognized by the Southwestern Athletic Conference as Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Week for their exceptional performance in competition, March 14-20. Player of the Week Diandre Amion Alabama State OF | 5-10 | Fr. | Cutler Bay, Fla. Amion hit .421 (8-for-19) in five games last…

Jeff Davis’ Jasmine Walker Named Gatorade Alabama Girls Basketball POY

In its 31st year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Jasmine Walker of Jeff Davis High School as its 2015-16 Gatorade Alabama Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Walker is the first Gatorade Alabama Girls Basketball Player of the Year to be chosen from Jeff…

AHSAA Class 1A Girls’ & Boys’ Regional Championship Games Postponed

The Alabama High School Athletic Association Central Regional Basketball Tournament Class 1A girls’ and boys’ championship games scheduled for tonight at 6:30 and 8:15 p.m. have been postponed until Thursday, AHSAA Executive Director Steve Savarese announced Tuesday. He said the decision was made to make the adjustment due to the weather conditions expected through Central Alabama later tonight. All otherTuesday games,…

University of Alabama Freshmen to Race at Daytona

Tyler Audie, a freshman at the University of Alabama, will be racing at Daytona International Speedway in the Lucas Oil 200. Audie is an aerospace engineering student. The race will be broadcast live on Fox Sports 1 at 3:15pm Central Time, Saturday, February 13. This Tyler’s second run at the Daytona Speedway. He qualified last year, as a high school senior. Also…

Alabama Players Share Defining Moments of Season

It’s been a month since the Alabama Crimson Tide football team won the College Football Playoffs National Championship. Some of the players share some of their defining moments of their championship season. Starting Quarterback Jacob Coker: “The end. Just winning the whole thing. That was the most special thing and I couldn’t be more proud to be a part of…

Lady Hornets Keep Winning Streak Alive

The Alabama State University Lady Hornets kept their winning streak alive Monday night as they hit the road and defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 68-53 in conference play. The Lady Hornets currently have a conference best nine game winning streak. Britney Wright led the way with 21 points and 11 rebounds. The Lady Hornets look to extend their winning streak as they…

Super Bowl Favorites

Sports fans across the nation crowded bars and restaurants to watch the Super Bowl, but were all of them watching the action on the field? The fans at Beef O’Brady’s in Prattville all had different favorites. Super Bowl 50 was a matchup between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers. Some fans did not have any favorite teams, and were…

Ben Bolton

Ben Bolton is the weekend sports anchor for Alabama News Network. Ben came to Montgomery after graduating from the University of Georgia and the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communications. He also worked as a temporary news reporter at WRBL in Columbus, Georgia, in 2013. Ben grew up in Savannah, Georgia. He played almost every sport, and competed on…

Vince Lennon

Alabama News Network Sports Director Vince Lennon made his return to the Capital City in January of 2016, after a near 20-year hiatus. Longtime Montgomerians may remember Vince from his previous four-year stint as Sports Director at ABC Montgomery, from 1994 to 1998. Upon his return, he relishes the community pride and support for the Montgomery Biscuits, as Vince journalistically…