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Baseball Phenom in Dallas Co. Turning Heads

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A talented 13 year old baseball phenom in Dallas County — is starting to turn heads with his play — and his skill set. Tipton Middle School 8th grader Alex Johnson loves to play baseball. He’s a player with a sure glove — a strong arm — and a big bat. And he works hard…

Savannah Bananas Bringing Baseball Show to Montgomery

The Savannah Bananas announced Tuesday that they will be bringing their unique brand of baseball to Montgomery’s Riverwalk Stadium on March 25, 2022. The Bananas bill themselves as the “most fun team in baseball” and have garnered  raving fans and global attention. A Bananas game is unlike any baseball game you’ve likely ever seen with a cast of performers, musicians,…

Troy names Skylar Meade as new Baseball Coach

TROY, Ala. – One of the most respected and renowned assistant coaches in the country, Skylar Meade has been named Troy’s new baseball head coach following four seasons as the pitching coach at South Carolina, Troy Director of Athletics Brent Jones announced Wednesday afternoon. Meade will officially be introduced at a press conference Thursday at 4 p.m. in the Stadium…

Troy’s Smartt steps down as Baseball Coach

TROY, Ala. – Troy and Mark Smartt announced Monday a mutual decision for Smartt to step aside as Troy’s baseball head coach following six seasons in the role. Smartt will remain with the Troy Athletics Department as a special advisor to the Athletics Director.   “I appreciate all the work that Coach Smartt has done as a player, assistant coach and…

Alabama falls to NC State in Regional Opener

RUSTON, La. – Alabama suffered an 8-1 loss to No. 16 NC State in the opening round of the NCAA Ruston Regional on Friday afternoon at J.C. Love Field. The loss moves UA to the elimination game on Saturday and sets the Tide at 31-25 on the season. NC State totaled nine hits in the game, all of which went…

Alabama baseball earns NCAA Tournament bid

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama baseball earned a spot in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2014 as the Crimson Tide was selected as one of four teams that make up the Ruston Regional hosted by Louisiana Tech University. The Crimson Tide will be joined in Ruston by No. 2 seed NC State and No. 4 seed Rider long with…

Alabama faces elimination after loss to Florida

HOOVER, Ala. – Alabama mounted a late comeback effort, but it was not enough as the Crimson Tide fell, 7-2, against 13th-ranked Florida on Thursday afternoon in the 2021 SEC Tournament at the Hoover Met. The loss moved UA to 31-23 overall on the season and 2-1 in the Tournament. The two teams went scoreless until the sixth when the Gators…