Lover of all sports- Roll Tide, Who Dat, and For The A! I'm from Atlanta, but just recently started attending The University of Alabama to pursue my second degree in News Media with a minor in Sports Media. Full time workaholic that also sleeps waaay too much.
Alabama Catcher Sam Praytor Drafted By Miami Marlins
Alabama catcher Sam Praytor was selected by the Miami Marlins as the 17th pick in the sixth round of the 2021 MLB Draft.
Peyton Wilson Selected By The Kansas City Royals In MLB Draft
Alabama baseball’s second baseman and utility player Peyton Wilson was selected 66th overall to the Kansas City Royals in the 2021 MLB Draft.
Tide Baseball Alum Kolby Robinson Set To Open Training Facility
Former Alabama baseball infielder Kolby Robinson announced via his Facebook page that he was opening his own indoor training facility for athletes of all ages and sports. The complex is set to be called 256 Sports Academy located in Florence, AL.
Former Tide Pitcher David Robertson Makes Olympic Team
Former Alabama Crimson Tide baseball pitcher David Robertson has been selected to represent Team USA for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The Games were pushed back due to last year’s Covid-19 global pandemic.
Owen Diodati Named CCBL Player of the Week
Alabama baseball outfielder Owen Diodati was honored as the Cape Cod Baseball League’s Player of the Week this week. Diodati, also referred to as Dio, is currently playing in the collegiate baseball summer league with the Wareham Gatemen based in Wareham, Massachusetts. Dio was selected out of 10 teams the CCBL currently represents.
Hurts Returns To Hoover To Host Youth Camp
Former Crimson Tide quarterback Jalen Hurts returned to Alabama Saturday to host his football youth camp. The camp was held at Hoover Metropolitan Complex with an early morning session and a second session later that same evening.
Chase Lee Earns Third Team All-American Honors
Alabama baseball relief pitcher Chase Lee earned third team All-America honors from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) on Wednesday. This is the first honor for the Tide from NCBWA since 2016.
Former Alabama Adaptive Athlete Named Personality of the Decade
Former Alabama adaptive athlete Cindy Ouellet was named Female Sports Personality of the Decade at the 48th Gala Sports Quebec.
Outfielder TJ Reeves Enters Transfer Portal
Alabama baseball outfielder TJ Reeves has officially entered the NCAA transfer portal. Reeves is a junior with two years of eligibility left due to the Covid-19 season.
More Than Just A Game
It’s often times like these I’m reminded sports are more than just a game. As Alabama baseball’s season comes to a close, I can’t help but feel such a bittersweet sadness. Any enthusiastic sports fan dreads the end of a season, but for me the feeling goes a little deeper than the ending of a NCAA tournament run.