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Dixie Youth Baseball: Opening day in Prattville

Dixie Youth Baseball: Opening day in Prattville

Prattville – The Yankees, Cubs, and Diamondbacks began their season on Saturday… no, not the major leaguers, the 52nd season of Prattville Dixie Youth Baseball! Mayor Jim Byard Jr. threw out the first pitch to begin play on Saturday, March 27 at David Whetstone Baseball Complex located on County Road 4. It was a windy […]

Auburn takes second straight MAX Capital City Classic

Auburn takes second straight MAX Capital City Classic

Montgomery, AL – After rain forced a postponement on March 9, the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Auburn Tigers took the field tonight at Riverwalk Stadium to face off in the 2nd annual Max Capital City Classic. With 7,205 fans watching, Auburn scored first in the bottom of the second on a Tony Caldwell homerun […]

Autaugaville and Marbury football coaches chosen

Autaugaville and Marbury football coaches chosen

Prattville – Two area football coaching positions were filled during Thursday night’s Autauga County Board of Education meeting. Antonio Richards and James Strickland were chosen to coach and head up their respective athletic programs at Autaugaville and Marbury high schools. Richards, offensive coach at Prattville High School for the last four years, will be transferring […]

Throngs of fans brave weather to buy Bama championship gear late Thursday night

Throngs of fans brave weather to buy Bama championship gear late Thursday night

Prattville – The bitter cold weather and icy road conditions did not deter hundreds of the Bama faithful who rushed to be first in line at the Prattville Academy Sports & Outdoors store to purchase commemorative merchandise after the game Thursday night. The Alabama Crimson Tide won their 13th National Title by defeating the Texas […]

LPGA star Natalie Gulbis tosses game coin as the Lions roar

LPGA star Natalie Gulbis tosses game coin as the Lions roar

Prattville – LPGA golfer Natalie Gulbis tossed the game coin as the Prattville Lions cruised to an easy 52-0 homecoming victory over a clearly overmatched Jeff Davis team. The number two ranked Lions (4-2) pounced early on the Vols, not letting up until 52 points were scored. Lions quarterback and LSU commitment Sam Gibson ran […]

Navistar golfers hit the links for practice

Navistar golfers hit the links for practice

Prattville – Day one of practice for the Navistar included the opening of the Media Center at 1:00 PM and golfers getting acclimated to the courses by practicing their shots. Volunteers were on hand providing transportation to and from parking lots and facilities. Media, including Our Prattville, received credentials for the event and spoke with […]

Biscuits fall flat in season finale with Diamond Jaxx

Biscuits fall flat in season finale with Diamond Jaxx

Montgomery, AL – Sunday was all about the kids at Riverwalk Stadium in beautiful downtown Montgomery. It was Kids Day, children 12 and under got treated to free food, various fun games, and arts and crafts. After the game ended tonight, they were even allowed to run the bases like a real pro ballplayer. The […]

Sprint cars visit Phenix City, Alabama

Sprint cars visit Phenix City, Alabama

Phenix City, AL – Ryan Newman did it. Dave Blaney did it. Jeff Gordon did it. Kasey Kahne and Tony Stewart still do it. The “it” is race sprint cars. Notice that I did not say “Sprint Cup” cars. If you are not familiar with this type of racing, you may not be alone. Sprint […]

Braves edge Barons in Rickwood Classic

Braves edge Barons in Rickwood Classic

Birmingham, AL – Baseball fans from across the South took advantage of a sunny afternoon to visit America’s Oldest Ballpark Wednesday for the annual Rickwood Classic. This year’s contest between the Birmingham Barons and Mississippi Braves marked the 99th year of baseball in Birmingham and the teams provided everything a fan could want including a […]

Rickwood Classic to be held on May 27

Rickwood Classic to be held on May 27

Birmingham, AL – For the 14th year, the Birmingham Barons will return to historic Rickwood Field on May 27 to play the Rickwood Classic. The Barons will face off against the Mississippi Braves in a contest that Minor League Baseball fans on MiLB.com voted the “Most Desirable Game to Attend in 2009.” Rickwood Field, touted […]

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