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Serving the campus of the University of Alabama since 1894

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Professors find inspiration in Ghana

Jordan Bannister July 6, 2011

Music professors Jennifer Caputo and Andrew Dewar recently traveled to the small village of Kopeyia in Ghana, Africa to gather research on Ghanaian culture and musical influence. Caputo, the creator of...

J-Train rolls toward sophomore season

J-Train rolls toward sophomore season

Jordan Bannister July 6, 2011

  Rising sophomore Jackie Traina is powerhouse pitcher for the Alabama Crimson Tide softball team. Traina began her softball legacy in the heart of Naples, Fla., at the age of five with her parents,...

Tide prepares for championship’s first round

Jordan Bannister April 21, 2011

  The Crimson Tide men’s tennis team heads to Gainesville, Fla., to take on No. 33 LSU for the second time this season in the first round of the SEC championships. The first showdown in Baton Rouge,...

Tide bound for SEC Championship

Tide bound for SEC Championship

Jordan Bannister April 20, 2011

The ITA-ranked No. 23 Alabama women’s tennis team is set to compete in the Southeastern Conference Championship on April 22 in Knoxville, Tenn. Seeded in the No. 4 spot, the team has been granted a...

Alabama sweeps Auburn

Jordan Bannister April 17, 2011

  The 23rd-ranked Alabama women’s tennis team won its final home match of the season in Tuscaloosa Saturday over the Auburn Tigers, 7-0. The Crimson Tide moved up to 15-5 this season (8-3 SEC) and,...

Home court gives Tide advantage over UAB

Jordan Bannister April 13, 2011

  The Crimson Tide men’s tennis team defeated the UAB Blazers Wednesday 4-3 in the final home game of the season at the Alabama Tennis Stadium. After a 5-2 loss to Mississippi State on Sunday, the...

Tide dominates Devils, breaks losing streak

Tide dominates Devils, breaks losing streak

Jordan Bannister April 12, 2011

The University of Alabama baseball team broke its five-game losing streak Tuesday when it seized a victory over Mississippi Valley State University 10-1 at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. “This is just what...

Tide defeats Hogs, loses to Tigers

Jordan Bannister April 5, 2011

The No. 42 ranked Crimson Tide men’s tennis team celebrated a SEC win on the road Friday over Arkansas, 4-3, and later met a tough 5-2 loss against No. 30 LSU this past Sunday in Baton Rouge, La. Though...

Tide has another winning weekend

Jordan Bannister April 3, 2011

The Crimson Tide women’s tennis team beat ITA ranked No. 15 Arkansas on Friday April 1, 4-3 and earned their fourth consecutive SEC win on Sunday with a blowout victory over No. 53 LSU, 7-0. In Friday’s...

Tide gets first conference wins

Jordan Bannister March 27, 2011

The Crimson Tide women’s tennis team earned its first Southeastern Conference win on Friday against the University of Kentucky, 6-1, at the Alabama Tennis Stadium before going on the road Sunday to defeat...

Tide prepares for Bama Bash! season opener

Jordan Bannister February 17, 2011

The ESPN No. 3 ranked Crimson Tide softball team brought home five wins from the Hibbett/Easton All-Alabama Classic on Feb. 11-13. Alabama bested Samford 8-0, Alabama A&M 18-0, Jacksonville State 6-0,...

Tide brings home two weekend wins

Jordan Bannister February 9, 2011

Over the weekend, the 46th-ranked Alabama women’s tennis team traveled to New Orleans, La., and brought home two big victories. A solid win over Texas Tech 4-3 and a sweep over Tulane 7-0 put the Crimson...

Tide looks to topple top 5 ranked Baylor

Jordan Bannister January 27, 2011

The No. 60 ranked Crimson Tide women’s tennis team is back in action this weekend in Waco, Texas, for the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's annual Kick-off Weekend against No. 3 ranked Baylor. “This...

Tide undefeated in set

Jordan Bannister January 20, 2011

The Alabama women’s tennis team began its spring season this past weekend at the Florida State University Quad Tournament. Off to a great start, the Crimson Tide picked up 19 out of 19 wins throughout...

Tide boasts highest rankings in Capstone history

Jordan Bannister January 14, 2011

The Alabama women’s tennis team made Capstone history before enjoying their winter break. In the 2011 Campbell/Intercollegiate Tennis Association College Tennis Rankings, Alabama has the highest number...

Georgia defeats Tide a second time

Jordan Bannister November 22, 2010

Alabama volleyball fell for the second time this season to the University of Georgia Bulldogs 1-3 (25-22, 11-25, 22-25, 22-25) on Nov. 21, leaving the Tide 10-19 overall and 2-17 in the SEC. The Crimson...

Tide looks for big improvements

Jordan Bannister November 16, 2010

The Crimson Tide’s official basketball season is under way. The Alabama women’s basketball team has been anxious to start the season. This season’s lineup is playing like a whole new team, out for...

Tense tiebreaker snaps losing streak

Tense tiebreaker snaps losing streak

Jordan Bannister November 8, 2010

After losing to Tennessee Friday at home, Alabama faced Kentucky Sunday for the second time this season and won the match 3-2 (25-16, 25-20, 25-21, 25-23, 15-13) in the CAVE, snapping a seven-game losing...

Volleyball team comes out of the CAVE

Jordan Bannister November 3, 2010

In 2011, Foster Auditorium will reopen its doors and welcome the Crimson Tide women’s basketball and volleyball programs onto its newly refurbished court. Foster began its lore on campus as a lecture...

Tide drops close match to Ole Miss

Jordan Bannister October 24, 2010

There was unbelievable energy in The CAVE on Sunday when the Crimson Tide met the Ole Miss Rebels for Alabama volleyball’s Alumni Weekend match. The energy was not enough to keep the Tide from a 2-3...

Hopes high for Tide heading into tonight’s match

Jordan Bannister October 19, 2010

The Alabama volleyball team had a tough bout this weekend, falling to both Kentucky, 3-1 (15-25, 25-22, 25-19, 25-12), on Friday and No. 24 Tennessee, 3-0 (25-17, 25-21, 26-24), on Sunday. Just when the...

Alabama gets two shutouts in Fall Brawl I

Alabama gets two shutouts in Fall Brawl I

Jordan Bannister October 17, 2010

Huntsville falls to the Tide The University of Alabama at Huntsville gave the Crimson Tide some healthy competition Sunday, but Alabama beat the Chargers 4-0 in its second fall season game. The Alabama...

Prothro joins ranks of Homecoming Grand Marshals

Jordan Bannister October 14, 2010

Former University of Alabama wide receiver Tyrone Prothro has been named Grand Marshal of the Crimson Tide 2010 Homecoming game against Ole Miss on Saturday. Prothro is one of the most well-known football...

Guarachi, rain succeed in tournament play

Guarachi, rain succeed in tournament play

Jordan Bannister October 6, 2010

On Oct. 5, three members of the Crimson Tide women’s tennis team set off for Pacific Palisades, Calif., to compete in the qualifying singles draw at the 2010 Riviera/ITA Women’s All-American Championships....

Tide looks to build on tough weekend

Jordan Bannister September 21, 2010

The Crimson Tide men’s tennis team opened its season this past weekend  at the Fighting Illini Invitational held at the Olympia Fields Country Club in Olympia Fields, Ill. On day one, doubles matches...

Tide works to eliminate mental errors

Jordan Bannister September 14, 2010

Both on and off the sidelines, Alabama head coach Nick Saban constantly instills the idea of assignment football into each member on his roster. After the Crimson Tide’s victory over Penn State this...

Tide holds practice indoors to escape heat

Tide holds practice indoors to escape heat

Jordan Bannister September 1, 2010

The Alabama Crimson Tide practiced indoors Wednesday to stay out of the blistering heat just a few days before the season-opener against San Jose State. “We had some pretty good intensity today, but...

Sitting down with women’s cross country coach Randy Hasenbank

Jordan Bannister August 24, 2010

Last season, the women’s cross country team had its best finish since 2000, coming in seventh place at the NCAA South Regionals held in Tuscaloosa.  But with the finish, they were still a few places...

Basketball legend Wendell Hudson keeps tradition going

Jordan Bannister July 29, 2010

Since his return to the University of Alabama in March 2008, Wendell Hudson has made his mark once again on the pages of Capstone history. Hudson took his first steps to fame at Alabama as a student in...

Tide reaches 16 straight wins by beating Yellow Jackets

Tide reaches 16 straight wins by beating Yellow Jackets

Jordan Bannister April 28, 2010

The Crimson Tide softball team defeated a top-10 Georgia Tech team 13-1 Wednesday night at home, adding win number 16 to their streak. The Tide now stands at 40-9 this season. Going into Wednesday’s...

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