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Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

The Crimson White

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We are all witnesses to greatness, cherish it

Aldo Amato December 4, 2012

For the past five years, students who have attended The University of Alabama have bared witness to perhaps the greatest collegiate athletic program of all time. Whether it is football, softball, women’s...

Women’s team off to 6-2 start, home games begin Friday at Rec Center

Aldo Amato November 29, 2012

While one national championship-winning Crimson Tide team concluded their home season this past weekend, another national championship team opens up at home Friday. The Crimson Tide men’s and three-time...

Loss to Texas A&M may have been best for Crimson Tide in the long run

Aldo Amato November 14, 2012

It finally happened on Saturday. Our run as the undefeated kings of the SEC West came to a screeching halt at the hands of Johnny Football & Co. and the Crimson Tide faithful had to come to the sudden...

Crimson Tide, Texas A&M matchup to lead to different ends

Aldo Amato November 9, 2012

Two teams enter Bryant-Denny Stadium Saturday afternoon with the same mindset, yet on different paths. For one, national title hopes hang in the balance of each snap, coming off a thriller in Baton Rouge,...

Tide focused to the final minute, prepping for A&M

Aldo Amato November 8, 2012

After a physical weekend in Baton Rouge, Nick Saban said he is glad to be back in Tuscaloosa and preparation for a surging Texas A&M team is going well. “We’re glad to be back home,” Saban said....

After national exposure, Crimson Chaos ready for season

Aldo Amato November 7, 2012

Men’s basketball head coach Anthony Grant will rely on the presence of Alabama’s sixth man at Coleman Coliseum to help his team prevail this year. At least one group of students intend to give him...

Men’s pairs impress at tournament

Aldo Amato November 5, 2012

The Alabama men’s tennis team showed signs of rebirth capping off a weekend full of victories with an impressive individual showing Sunday at the Crimson Tide Fall Championships. The Crimson Tide Fall...

What might have been: If Cam Newton had been a Bulldog

Aldo Amato October 24, 2012

Take a moment out of your day to grasp the fact that the Mississippi State Bulldogs are 7-0. It might take a while to let it roll naturally off your tongue, but the Bulldogs are indeed unbeaten leading...

Guarachi, Macfarlane win at USTA/ITA

Aldo Amato October 22, 2012

The Alabama women’s tennis team followed up an impressive showing at the ITA All-American Championships with a dominant performance at the USTA/ITA Regional Championships on Monday. Led by junior Mary...

Bama prepares to cap off 2nd sweep

Aldo Amato October 10, 2012

After opening up the season with a sweep of Delta State University, the Alabama swimming and diving team looks to cap off another sweep against SEC foe Auburn on Friday, Oct. 12. New head coach Dennis...

Alabama, Notre Dame National Championship would bring huge ratings, crowds

Aldo Amato October 8, 2012

Remember a top flight university that once ruled the college football landscape for decades before falling into an abyss of mediocrity? Before a single coach almost crashed the program into the ground...

McCarron has reason to have swagger, national media should pay attention

Aldo Amato October 2, 2012

For the past five years, the main focus of Alabama’s offense has revolved around the running back position, and rightly so. A Heisman Trophy winner and a finalist in the past three years are not too...

Crimson class: on and off the field

Aldo Amato September 25, 2012

As the play clock struck zero on Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium, most of the Crimson Tide players and coaches filed back into the tunnel in a “Belichickian” fashion. No flash, no trash talking and...

Husack brings professionalism to men’s tennis program

Aldo Amato September 24, 2012

The integral piece to getting the Crimson Tide men’s tennis program back on track arrived this summer from the sunny shores of Southern California. George Husack, who helped guide the University of...

Men’s tennis looks for fresh start at Duke Fab Four Invite

Aldo Amato September 12, 2012

First-year men’s tennis head coach George Hussack is looking to open up his career at the Capstone with dominant play in the Duke Fab Four Invite. The Crimson Tide men’s tennis team has faltered over...

Setting the time for new season

Aldo Amato September 12, 2012

The Crimson Tide women’s tennis team is looking to begin its fall campaign with a strong showing in Cary, N.C., at the Duke Fab Four Invite. Head coach Jenny Mainz, who is entering her 16th season at...

Ouellet among Tide Paralympians in London

Aldo Amato August 28, 2012

The rose pedal flames were extinguished in London two weeks ago, but similar international events will kick off on Wednesday. There will be plenty of names Alabama students should follow, starting with...

When fandom becomes obsession

Aldo Amato August 27, 2012

My freshman year of college, I was not spiritually connected and did not make much of an effort to go to church on Sundays. Saturdays, however, were a different story. You see, I was not attending The...

Former Tide standout Eryk Anders falls in Tuscaloosa MMA debut

Former Tide standout Eryk Anders falls in Tuscaloosa MMA debut

Aldo Amato August 26, 2012

Once considered one of the premier pass rushers on the 2009 BCS National Championship team, Eryk Anders is still delivering the big hits, only this time, it’s in the cage. It had been years since he...

Tide looks to upend No. 5 Georgia this weekend

Tide looks to upend No. 5 Georgia this weekend

Aldo Amato April 4, 2012

The No. 11 women’s tennis team is looking to rebound from its first Southeastern Conference loss of the year when it takes on the No. 5 Georgia Bulldogs in Athens Friday. Alabama lost their first SEC...

Bama sets sights on LSU in Baton Rouge

Bama sets sights on LSU in Baton Rouge

Aldo Amato March 7, 2012

The Alabama women’s tennis team is looking for another dominating performance in Southeastern Conference play as it travels to Baton Rouge to take on the No. 43 LSU Tigers. The Tide is coming off of...

Tide heads to South Carolina for tournament

Aldo Amato February 29, 2012

Following a sub-par performance in New Orleans, the Crimson Tide women’s golf team will travel to Hilton Head, S.C., next week for the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate tournament. The second-ranked Tide...

Tide takes down SMU, improves to 3-1

Tide takes down SMU, improves to 3-1

Aldo Amato February 20, 2012

The Crimson Tide women’s tennis team, previously holding a 2-1 record, took on the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Mustangs Sunday afternoon in both doubles and singles play. In front of a packed...

Mens tennis rebounds, dominates in double-header

Men’s tennis rebounds, dominates in double-header

Aldo Amato February 13, 2012

The Alabama men’s tennis team endured a jam packed Saturday afternoon in which they dominated both the Furman Paladins and Troy University Trojans in back-to-back matches. “We looked a little sloppy...

Tide dominates doubles, struggles in singles

Tide dominates doubles, struggles in singles

Aldo Amato February 6, 2012

The Alabama men’s tennis team (1-3) fell to Texas Christian University (1-3) Sunday afternoon at the Alabama Tennis Stadium. The Crimson Tide came into Sunday’s matchup against the Horned Frogs fresh...

Crimson Tide lacrosse takes on LSU

Crimson Tide lacrosse takes on LSU

Aldo Amato February 2, 2012

Although it’s not a popular sport in the South, lacrosse is making its way into universities in the region, and Alabama is no exception. The Crimson Tide Lacrosse club sport team has been on campus...

National Signing Day expert talks recruits

Aldo Amato January 31, 2012

With two national championships in three years under its belt, the Crimson Tide looks to dominate the football world again on National Signing Day. The Tide currently holds the No. 1 spot on Rivals.com...

Tide falls in first round of NCAA tournament

Tide falls in first round of NCAA tournament

Aldo Amato November 16, 2011

The Alabama women’s soccer team finished its season with a loss to Miami (FL) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Coral Gables, Fla., on Saturday. The program’s second ever tournament appearance...

Athletic trainers: the other team on the field

Athletic trainers: the other team on the field

Aldo Amato October 10, 2011

As Alabama strength coach Scott Cochran comes across the screen at Bryant-Denny Stadium, the crowd erupts and Alabama fans across the stadium put up four fingers to signal the beginning of the fourth quarter....

Coach Jenny Mainz: Serving up collegiate success

Coach Jenny Mainz: Serving up collegiate success

Aldo Amato September 28, 2011

Since arriving at the Capstone over a decade ago, the Crimson Tide women’s tennis coach Jenny Mainz has maintained a winning program that has produced successful student athletes both on and off the...

True freshman forward making a veteran impact

True freshman forward making a veteran impact

Aldo Amato September 13, 2011

Coming out of high school as one of the most coveted women’s soccer players in the country can cause pressure when transitioning to the next level. However, one Crimson Tide freshman has not missed a...

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