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Volleyball takes one set in loss to No. 18 Kentucky

Volleyball takes one set in loss to No. 18 Kentucky

October 1, 2022

Alabama volleyball fell to No. 18 Kentucky in four sets Saturday afternoon in Lexington. The Crimson Tide (6-10, 0-4) won a dominant third set to avoid getting swept by the 2021 SEC conference champions....

Volleyball challenges No. 18 Kentucky in Lexington

Volleyball challenges No. 18 Kentucky in Lexington

October 1, 2022

This weekend, Alabama volleyball will travel to Lexington, Kentucky, to challenge the No. 18 Kentucky Wildcats.   The Wildcats have made 17 straight NCAA tournament appearances and have held the SEC...

Alabama outside hitter Micah Gryniewicz (1) dives for a ball in the Crimson Tides loss to the Auburn Tigers on Sept. 25 at Foster Auditorium in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Volleyball falls twice to undefeated Auburn

September 25, 2022

The Iron Bowl of volleyball ended in Auburn’s favor this weekend in Foster Auditorium.  Despite strong starts on both Saturday and Sunday, Alabama couldn’t win more than one set each day, losing...

The ‘Iron Bowl of Volleyball’ comes to Tuscaloosa

The ‘Iron Bowl of Volleyball’ comes to Tuscaloosa

September 24, 2022

In Alabama volleyball’s first home match since August, the Crimson Tide will compete in the Iron Bowl of the volleyball world. On both Saturday and Sunday, the program welcomes their in-state rivals,...

Alabama volleyball players gather together after a point in the Crimson Tides loss to the No. 12 Florida Gators on Sept. 21 at Exactech Arena in Gainesville, Fla.

Volleyball falls to No. 12 Florida in SEC opener

September 22, 2022

The Crimson Tide got swept in The Swamp Wednesday night, losing in three sets to No. 12 Florida in Gainesville.  “It was a battle throughout the entire match,” outside hitter Kendyl Reaugh said. “It’s...

Nacho Alabamo: How he wrestled his way into UA tradition 

Nacho Alabamo: How he wrestled his way into UA tradition 

September 21, 2022

Alabama football’s biggest fan traces his humble origins to a $50 shopping spree in Mexico.  It was 2018 in Costa Maya, Mexico. An excursion was canceled on a cruise, leaving the tourists nothing...

Volleyball takes on No. 12 Florida in Gainesville

Volleyball takes on No. 12 Florida in Gainesville

September 21, 2022

On Wednesday night, Alabama volleyball faces off against one of the best teams in the nation to begin conference play.   Under head coach Mary Wise, the No. 12 Florida Gators (8-2) have appeared in...

Alabama middle blocker Aliyah Wells (13) celebrates a point in the Crimson Tides victory over Texas State on Sept. 17 at Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, Texas.

Volleyball ends non-conference season with a win over Texas State

September 17, 2022

Oh, to be a fly on the wall of the Alabama volleyball locker room.   The Alabama volleyball team looked like an entirely different team on Saturday afternoon in their win against Texas State University...

Volleyball goes 0-2 on Friday in Fort Worth

Volleyball goes 0-2 on Friday in Fort Worth

September 17, 2022

For the third week in a row, Alabama volleyball went 0-2 on their opening day of an away tournament. Six lost sets were broken up by a single win, a nail-biting opening set against their hosts, TCU. The...

Volleyball in Texas: Go big or go home

Volleyball in Texas: Go big or go home

September 14, 2022

Go big or go home — for the Alabama volleyball team, many players are doing both this weekend.  “It’s exciting because I think there’s five girls from Texas on the team, all from around the...

Volleyball tallies second road win against Arkansas State

Volleyball tallies second road win against Arkansas State

September 10, 2022

Alabama volleyball is returning home with a win under its belt after beating Arkansas State on the final day of the Ball State Tournament in Muncie, Indiana.   “We stayed in it,” head coach Rashinda...

Volleyball struggles on the road again Friday night

Volleyball struggles on the road again Friday night

September 9, 2022

Alabama volleyball struggled traveling to the Ball State Tournament this weekend, and its struggles continued on the court.   The team was forced to hit the road to Muncie, Indiana in buses after...

Volleyball heads to Ball State this weekend

Volleyball heads to Ball State this weekend

September 9, 2022

Alabama volleyball is taking their 4-2 record on the road this weekend to the Hoosier state.   “Traveling with the team is great,” head coach Rashinda Reed said. “It’s been a long time coming....

Alabama volleyball celebrates a point in the Crimson Tides four-set victory over the Central Arkansas Sugar Bears on Sept. 3 at the Fertitta Center in Houston, Texas.

Volleyball takes first road win in Houston

September 5, 2022

Alabama volleyball pulled off their first road win Saturday afternoon, beating the University of Central Arkansas 3-1 (25-17, 16-25, 25-17, 25-21).  “Wrapping up the weekend with a win,” the program’s...

Volleyball loses undefeated status

Volleyball loses undefeated status

September 3, 2022

In Houston, we have a problem.  Alabama volleyball suffered two consecutive losses at the University of Houston’s Flo Hyman Collegiate Cup.  The Crimson Tide (3-2) lost their undefeated status...

Alabama volleyball heads to Houston for the Flo Hyman Collegiate Cup 

Alabama volleyball heads to Houston for the Flo Hyman Collegiate Cup 

August 31, 2022

The Alabama volleyball team is on the move for the first time this season.   The Crimson Tide (3-0) is testing their undefeated status at the Flo Hyman Collegiate Cup in Houston, Texas, this weekend....

‘We always love dubs’: Alabama volleyball takes Crimson Tide Invitational

‘We always love dubs’: Alabama volleyball takes Crimson Tide Invitational

August 27, 2022

Alabama beat Southern Miss in four sets (25-18, 27-25, 25-27, 25-22) to go undefeated in the opening weekend of its first season under head coach Rashinda Reed.  “We always love dubs,” Reed said....

Alabama volleyball setter Brooke Slusser (16) celebrates with her teammates in the Crimson Tides victory over the UTSA Roadrunners on Aug. 26 at Foster Auditorium in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Volleyball goes undefeated in first day of opening weekend

August 27, 2022

The Alabama volleyball program had a fired-up crowd watching every point as they went undefeated on the first day of the Crimson Tide Invitational Friday night in Foster Auditorium.   At the end of...

Volleyball readies for the Crimson Tide Invitational

Volleyball readies for the Crimson Tide Invitational

August 24, 2022

Four new head coaches will step into Foster Auditorium Friday afternoon, eager to begin the first day of volleyball season, and their debuts with their programs, with a win.   The Crimson Tide Invitational,...

Alabama volleyball: What to know for the 2022 season

Alabama volleyball: What to know for the 2022 season

August 21, 2022

The 2022 Alabama volleyball season kicks off on Aug. 26 with the Crimson Tide Invitational. Following a disappointing 2021 campaign (10-20, 2-16), this year features some new changes that will hopefully...

Game days in Tuscaloosa: The transformation from small town to frenzy 

Game days in Tuscaloosa: The transformation from small town to frenzy 

August 17, 2022

In the middle of Alabama and in the heartland of SEC football sits the headquarters of the Crimson Tide fan base. Although just a little more than 100,000 people claim Tuscaloosa as home every year, during...

Alabamas Mercy Chelangat poses with her trophy after taking home the NCAA Championship in the 10,000-meter race at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.

Chelangat takes home 10,000-meter NCAA Championship

June 10, 2022

For the first time ever, an Alabama runner has taken home the NCAA Championship for the 10,000-meter race. Junior Mercy Chelangat finished with a time of 32 minutes, 37.08 seconds — nearly 11 seconds...

The Alabama womens tennis team poses for a picture at the NCAA Regional on May 6 in Miami, Florida.

Alabama women’s tennis season ends in NCAA Regional loss to UCF

May 6, 2022

The Alabama women’s tennis team suffered a tough loss to the UCF Knights, 4-0, at the NCAA Regional Championships in Miami, Florida, on Friday. The Crimson Tide, coming off a loss in the SEC tournament,...

Baseball earns another exciting victory over Xavier Saturday afternoon

Baseball earns another exciting victory over Xavier Saturday afternoon

February 19, 2022

Saturday was another close call for Alabama baseball in Sewell-Thomas Stadium.  After an exciting walk-off win on Opening Day, the Crimson Tide sealed another nail-biting victory over the Xavier Musketeers...

Doubles partners Filip Planinsek and Juan Martin pose with their award plaques.

Men’s tennis heads to national championships

October 24, 2021
Doubles partners Filip Planinsek and Juan Martin won the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Southern Regional Championship on Oct. 18, hosted this year in Auburn, Alabama. 
Alabama women’s tennis opens season at the Ole Miss Fall Invite

Alabama women’s tennis opens season at the Ole Miss Fall Invite

September 29, 2021
Last weekend, the Alabama women’s tennis team traveled to Oxford, Mississippi, to open its season at the Ole Miss Fall Invite alongside players from Kansas State and Georgia.
APSC Alabama program in sports communication. Kickoff speaker Q&A with Paul Finebaum from ESPN. Thursday, Aug. 26 2 p.m. Room 100, English Building. College of Communication and Information Sciences.

ESPN’s Paul Finebaum visits UA

August 29, 2021
UA students crowded into the English Building on Aug. 26 to listen to ESPN reporter and talk show host Paul Finebaum — a voice most only hear on TV.  
A deadly tornado touched down in Tuscaloosa on April 27, 2011, in a day of destruction that killed 53 people in the county. CW File

Opinion | ‘Look it up’: Why students should remember April 2011

April 14, 2021
The University had two nearly back-to-back tornado scares this semester. Part of a population that turns over every four years, one columnist worries that UA students no longer have a healthy fear of the destruction a tornado can cause.
Opinion | May the opt-in process be ever in your favor

Opinion | May the opt-in process be ever in your favor

February 21, 2021

No matter what Alabama sports you follow, you’re probably familiar with the feeling of disappointment as you open up your email to find yet another unfulfilled ticket request. Whether you want to watch...

Senior Moka Ito was fierce on the court.

Recap | Alabama Women’s Tennis makes quick work of non-conference competition

February 18, 2021

The weather was cold, windy and cloudy on Friday afternoon in Tuscaloosa, but the Alabama women’s tennis team still managed to bring the heat against Tulane. Despite the dreary conditions outside, the...

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