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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…

Rising Tennis Star and Coach Aim to Grow Sport in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A budding young tennis star — and coach determined to inspire — are starting to make some racket in Selma. Anna Brech is a rising star on Morgan Academy’s state championship tennis team who only lost one match during the entire season — as a freshman. “It makes me like proud to see what I’ve done,”…

Alabama officially adds O’Brien as Offensive Coordinator

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama head football coach Nick Saban announced the addition of Bill O’Brien to the Crimson Tide coaching staff on Thursday as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for the Tide. “We are pleased and happy to be able to add Bill O’Brien to our coaching staff,” Alabama head coach Nick Saban said. “He has a wealth of…

Auburn’s Harsin names Pitman as Head Football Strength and Conditioning Coach

AUBURN, Ala.—Jeff Pitman has been named the head football strength and conditioning coach at Auburn, head coach Bryan Harsin announced Tuesday. Pitman comes to Auburn after spending the previous eight years on Harsin’s staff at Boise State (2014-20) and Arkansas State (2013). “Coach Pitman brings three decades of collegiate strength coaching and player development to the Auburn Family,” Harsin said….

Macon East Academy Coach Charged with Sexual Contact with Student No Longer Employed by School

James Brantley, Jr./Source: Montgomery County Detention Facility Montgomery police have arrested and charged a Macon East Academy coach and teacher for having inappropriate contact with a student.  He is no longer with the school. Capt. Saba Coleman says 48-year-old James Brantley, Jr. has been charged with Sexual Contact with a Student under 19 years old. Brantley, Jr. also faces a…