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Alabama HS Sports Hall of Famer, Chafin, passes away at 92

MONTGOMERY – The AHSAA is saddened to learn of the death of school football coaching legend and Alabama High School Sports Hall of Fame member James Robert “Jim” Chafin, 92. He passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 27.          “Coach Jim Chafin was a major positive influence on the lives of so many, especially in Montgomery,” AHSAA Executive Director Steve Savarese said. “He was…

Alabama Adds 954 New COVID-19 Cases in One Day

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama has reported its second-highest number of new COVID-19 cases in a single day as medical officials continued to express concern about a rise in the number of people with respiratory illness. As of Wednesday, the state had reported more than 31,000 cases of COVID-19 and at least 879 deaths from the virus. More than a…

Alabama Football announces Home-and-Home with Ohio State

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama and Ohio State announced a home-and-home football series between the two programs for the 2027 and 2028 seasons on Thursday. “This series with Ohio State adds another outstanding non-conference opponent to our future football schedules,” said Alabama Director of Athletics Greg Byrne. “We are thrilled at the progress we’ve made in securing such quality home-and-homes that will provide…

College Football HOF Ballot includes SEC, Troy Trojans

  2021 FBS PLAYER CANDIDATE CAPSULE BIOS Flozell Adams, Michigan State-Offensive Tackle-1997 First Team All-American and Big Ten Offensive Lineman of the Year…Three-time All-Big Ten performer who helped Spartans to three consecutive bowl appearances…Helped running backs rush for more than 100 yards in 21 games throughout career and allowed only two QB sacks in 1997 season. Morten Andersen, Michigan State-Placekicker-1981…

MLB Draft Rounds 2-5: Troy, Auburn, Alabama represented

TROY, Ala. – Junior Levi Thomas was selected by the San Diego Padres with the 109th pick in the fourth round of the 2020 MLB Draft, Thursday evening. Thomas becomes the sixth Trojan in program history to be selected in the top five rounds of the draft. Thomas finished with a career 2.98 ERA and 185 strikeouts compared to just 53 walks,…

Alabama, Troy represented on Walter Camp All-American Teams

2020 Walter Camp PRESEASON All-America Teams First Team Offense Pos.     Name, School                                                 Hgt      Wgt     Class   Hometown WR      Ja’Marr Chase, LSU *                                                6-1       200      Jr.        Harvey, LA WR      DeVonta Smith, Alabama                               6-1       175      Sr.        Amite, LA TE       Kyle Pitts, Florida                                           6-6       239      Jr.        Philadelphia, PA OL       Penei Sewell, Oregon  *                                  6-6       325      Jr.        Malaeimi, American Samoa OL       Cole Van Lanen, Wisconsin                          …

Troy University Police Chief Suspended

  Troy university police chief John McCall has been suspended over comments he recently posted on social media regarding the death of George Floyd. University Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins announced McCall’s suspension in a statement on social media. In the statement, Hawkins says: “We firmly reject any suggestion that George Floyd contributed to his own death or that his actions justified…