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Barons bake Biscuits 9-2

Barons bake Biscuits 9-2

Montgomery – After hours of rain early in the day, the grounds crew worked feverishly to prepare the field at Riverwalk Stadium for the middle game of a five game set between the Biscuits and the Birmingham Barons. The start was delayed 45 minutes but baseball was played Thursday night. The Biscuits failed to bounce […]

Exclusive Interview with Roland Martin

Exclusive Interview with Roland Martin

For the past three decades, legendary angler Roland Martin has given viewers the scoop on how to outsmart a variety of gamefish. Martin continues to pull in the big ones with Fishing with Roland Martin, a half hour series on OLN: The Outdoor Life Network. Martin has 25 appearances in the BASS Master Classic; he […]

Biscuits sixth season begins soon

Biscuits sixth season begins soon

Montgomery – The Montgomery Biscuits will open their sixth season with a five-game series at Riverwalk Stadium against the West Tenn Diamond Jaxx starting Thursday, April 9. MAX Fireworks Spectaculars will cap off the evenings of both opening night and Saturday night, April 11, and you can receive a magnet schedule during the first three […]

Auburn rallies to defeat Alabama in the ninth

Auburn rallies to defeat Alabama in the ninth

Montgomery – The second-largest crowd in Riverwalk Stadium history was on hand for baseball Iron Bowl style. Auburn (10-4) rallied from a ninth inning deficit to defeat Alabama (8-4) 8-7 in the 2009 MAX Capital City Classic. Jimmy Nelson (1-1) allowed two runs on three hits in the ninth inning to notch his first loss […]

MAX Capital City Classic

MAX Capital City Classic

Alabama and Auburn will play baseball in the MAX Capital City Classic at Riverwalk Stadium on Tuesday, March 10, at 6:30 p.m. During the first twenty-four hours after tickets went on sale, more than 400 tickets in the Executive Club Level were sold out. Box seats and lawn seats are still available. The game marks […]

Bryant-Denny expansion begins

Bryant-Denny expansion begins

Construction is underway on the next phase of the expansion project at Bryant-Denny Stadium and will continue through the 2009 football season. Final approval was given in February to begin the $80.6 million project on the south end zone that will raise its capacity to more than 101,000 seats. After its completion, the south end […]

Capital City’s newest bowling center

Capital City’s newest bowling center

The Ace Bowling Center opened in Montgomery on January 24, 2009. This family fun entertainment center features 38 bowling lanes and 19 gigantic projection screens featuring sporting events, movies, and cable channels. Four regulation pool tables are housed in the Sports Lounge. You will find a coffees shop to your right as you enter the […]

Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail

Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail

Prattville – Alabama’s Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is the largest golf course construction project ever attempted. It was the brainstorm of Dr. David Bronner, CEO of the Retirement Systems of Alabama in the 1980s. His goal was to help the state of Alabama and to effectively diversify the assets of the state’s pension fund. […]

Football played at Pratt Park in the past

Football played at Pratt Park in the past

Prattville – Back in 1947, eleven years before the city of Prattville purchased Pratt Park as part of the grounds for Washington Junior High School, football was played there. In my mind, I can only imagine how the quarterbacks and running backs must’ve zigzagged to avoid the many ducks who currently reside there. Possibly the […]

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