How Does Alabama’s Loss to Clemson Impact Saban’s Legacy?


By Cliff Peterson-Senior Staff Writer

Despite how good Deshaun Watson is as a quarterback and how equally good Dabo Swinney is as a head coach, it is probably a fair assessment to say that most people outside of Death Valley thought that Alabama would repeat as National Champions and complete the first 15-0 […]


FLORENCE — Former University of North Alabama student-athlete and assistant coach Brett Borden is returning to UNA after accepting the position of defensive coordinator under new head coach Chris Willis.


Public invited to meet Harlon Hill trophy winner Justin Dvorak on Friday

FLORENCE. –The public is invited to meet 2016 Harlon Hill Trophy winner Justin Dvorak of the Colorado School of Mines at the Florence/Lauderdale Tourism Visitor’s Center in McFarland Park on Friday, January 6 at 9:30 a.m. The event is free and open to everyone.



FLORENCE – Ala. — A total of 42 student-athletes from across the nation have been nominated for the 2016 Harlon Hill Trophy as the Division II College Football Player of the Year. The list of candidates was announced Monday morning by the National Harlon Hill Award Committee.



Darvell Harris

FLORENCE — University of North Alabama senior cornerback Darvell Harris of Chicago, Ill., has signed a free-agent contract with the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League.


UNA men’s basketball adds Damion Ottman from Troy University

UNA’s new addition Damion Ottman

FLORENCE – University of North Alabama head men’s basketball coach Bobby Champagne has announced the addition of Damion Ottman to the program. After playing last season as a redshirt freshman at NCAA Division I Troy, the forward/poster player will have three years of eligibility at UNA.


Long run, defense and ‘an awesome time’ at Auburn’s A-Day

Kamryn Pettway Auburn football during A-Day on Saturday, April 9, 2016 in Auburn, Ala. Photo by Wade Rackley/Auburn Athletics


By Charles Goldberg

AUBURN, Ala. ― The quarterbacks said they wished they could have played A-Day without the protection that came with the no-contact orange jerseys they were told to wear.



Crimson Tide Football Begins Final Week of Spring Practice

04-12-16 MFB Spring Practice #13 offensive lineman Bradley Bozeman (75) Photo by Robert Sutton


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama football team practiced in full pads for two hours Tuesday afternoon on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields. It was the Crimson Tide’s 13th practice of spring drills with one more workout scheduled for […]

Alabama Football Wraps Up Second Scrimmage of the Spring

04-09-16 MFB Spring Practice defensive lineman Daron Payne (94) defensive lineman Dalvin Tomlinson (54) Photo by Kent Gidley



TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama football team held its second scrimmage of the spring Saturday afternoon inside Bryant-Denny Stadium.



UNA’s nine-match winning streak comes to end with loss to Valdosta State

UNA’s Miguel Garcia

PENSACOLA, Fla., – The University of North Alabama men’s tennis team’s nine-match winning streak came to a close with a 5-3 setback against No. 8 Valdosta State Sunday in Pensacola. The Blazers rallied from a 2-1 deficit, then broke a 3-3 tie with two straight wins in singles play to secure […]