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Auburn’s Scheffler signs with Seattle Mariners

  AUBURN, Ala. – Senior catcher Matt Scheffler agreed to a free agent deal with the Seattle Mariners Tuesday. Scheffler is the fourth member of the 2020 team to pursue his goal of playing professional baseball, joining Tanner Burns and Bailey Horn, who were drafted last week, and Ryan Watson, who also signed a free agent contract Sunday. “It’s hard to put…

Alabama State adds Pike Road’s Tamirea Thomas to 2020-21 Class

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama State head women’s basketball coach Freda Freeman-Jackson announced the first addition to the 2020-2021 team Tuesday in Pike Road native Tamirea Thomas. Thomas, a 6-3 center, signed her official letter of intent to become the first basketball signee in Pike Road High School history. An All-Area and All-Metro player, Thomas averaged 12.7 points, 11.3 rebounds and 4.3…

Governor Ivey Requests Federal Assistance for Counties Impacted by Recent Storms

Kay Ivey Kay Ivey Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday signed a letter formally requesting disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Calhoun, Cullman, Etowah and St. Clair counties due to the March 19, storms. This request for assistance covers two areas: all categories of Public Assistance and Individual Assistance. If approved, Public Assistance will provide municipal and county governments…