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PREP SOFTBALL: Wilson to reunite with former Raider after signing with Martin-Methodist
Going to an out-of-state college can be a scary proposition for any prep athlete fortunate enough to continue their playing careers. Having to leave behind family, friends and your hometown isn’t always the easiest situation for the average 18-year-old to handle.
WALLACE STATE SOFTBALL: Lions knock off top-seeded Butler at NJCAA national tourney, advance to semifinal
Katie Gentle had another big afternoon at the plate with five RBIs, and Wallace State’s offense applied early pressure, scoring in all but two innings, as the Lady Lions knocked off top-seeded Butler (Kan.) CC 8-6 in a winner’s bracket game Thursday at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I national championship.
MLB: Increase in draft pool could affect Cats' Thompson
Major League Baseball teams can spend a little more money on amateur draft picks this year.
The signing bonus values for the selections in next month's draft will increase by 8.2 percent, players and owners agreed this week.
PREP FOOTBALL: Broncos land championship-caliber coach in Bates
The Holly Pond football program is receiving a special package from the Red Cross — but it isn’t filled with the usual supplies, such as food or hygiene products. Instead, this particular parcel is fully equipped with a championship-caliber coach — Mike Bates.
SOOCER: Beckham to retire, ending riveting soccer journey
David Beckham is retiring from soccer, ending a career in which he transcended the sport with forays into fashion and a marriage to a pop star that made him a global celebrity.
PREP SOFTBALL: Raider seniors ready for one last ride
As the weekend inches closer and closer, many high school seniors around the state are most likely watching their clocks anxiously as they prepare for one of the most memorable moments of their lives — graduation.
WALLACE STATE SOFTBALL: Gentle, Blevins lead Lions past Santa Fe College in NJCAA opener
Wallace State’s Katie Gentle knew she put a good swing on Santa Fe (Fla.) College ace Karla Claudio. She wasn't sure, however, if it was belted hard enough to be an eventual game-winner.
NASCAR: Clarification to rule may favor Danica Patrick
The rules surrounding Saturday night's Sprint All-Star Race continue to change, and fans are concerned the latest tweak is meant to benefit Danica Patrick.
TALKIN’ PREP SOFTBALL: Overlooking Good Hope, Goodwin not the best idea
She set the state mark for perfect games in a season, was Alabama’s only All-American in 2012 and will end her prep career in the top five of too many Alabama High School Athletics Association records to count, yet there will still be plenty of people at this weekend’s state softball tournament who have no idea who Cara Goodwin is.
Ala man claims world record for striped bass
An Alabama man now holds a world record for fishing.
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