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MLFFLW

2021 Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit Schedule Announced

January 21, 2021

Major League Fishing (MLF) and FLW announced the 2021 Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit schedule. more >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon Announces National Championships for 2021

January 19, 2021

USA Triathlon has announced the dates and locations for championships nationwide in 2021, to be held in accordance with COVID guidelines. more >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon Announces 2021 Dates for Duathlon, Collegiate Events

January 18, 2021

The two events will be presented in Tuscaloosa and in Tempe. more >>


Mobile

The Gulf Coast Challenge Powered by the Mobile Sports Authority Announces its Teams for a Unique Spring 2021 Matchup

January 15, 2021

Historically Black College and University (HBCU) football is coming back to the Mobile area even earlier in 2021. more >>


Bassmaster

Schedule Announced for 2021 Bassmaster B.A.S.S. Nation Kayak Series powered by TourneyX

January 14, 2021

Officials have announced the regular-season schedule for the 2021 Bassmaster B.A.S.S. Nation Kayak Series powered by TourneyX. more >>



WorldGames

The World Games Announces Addition of Football to Line-Up of Sports

September 28, 2020

The first edition of The World Games on American soil since 1981 has added a familiar sport to its lineup, and in a college football town. more >>


Bassmaster

Clear Lake Named Best Bass Fishery Of The Past Decade

August 31, 2020

Since 2012, Bassmaster Magazine has released annual rankings of the country’s best bass fisheries. more >>


GulfShroes

The Airport Authority and City of Gulf Shores to Build Air Traffic Control Tower Facility at Jack Edwards National Airport (JKA)

July 6, 2020

The Gulf Shores City Council and Gulf Shores Airport Authority approved an FAA grant in the amount of $5,374,830. more >>


Bassmaster

2020 Bassmaster High School All-American Team Welcomes 12 New Members

June 29, 2020

Twelve high school anglers have been selected as members of the exclusive Bassmaster High School All-American Fishing Team. more >>


Bassmaster

Scholarships Awarded By Alabama Power And B.A.S.S. To Two Alabama Students

June 15, 2020

Two Alabama students were each awarded a $5,000 scholarship from B.A.S.S. and Alabama Power, the companies announced. more >>



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Experience Foley, Alabama: The Lights, the Action, the Sports Venues!

January 12, 2021

Deep in the heart of the south, there’s a city that unites the community with visitors. Where warm smiles and friendly people are abundant. Where... more >>


Havoc

Huntsville, Alabama: We've Got the Space

February 2, 2018

Huntsville is known as the Rocket City, being the home to Space Camp (the movie, too) at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (also Alabama’s #1 top paid... more >>


LER1

Coast In For the Win

November 20, 2017

With top-notch sports facilities, roomy accommodations and a central location, the Alabama Gulf Coast is a sports destination like none other. more >>


Articles

Archery Article | November 8, 2020
Foley Hits the Mark with Archery Event

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

With about 1,200 athletes (plus their families) Foley, Alabama hosted a national archery event in late summer. The reviews were positive, vendors...   More>>


blank Article | November 2, 2020
The Big Dig: Volleyball Continues its Spike

By: Michael Popke

On hardwood, in the sand and on the grass, volleyball has continued its upward curve, resonating particularly with female players. The sport showed...   More>>


Article | October 23, 2020
Surprising Choices, Returns to Old Favorites for NCAA Championships

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

One of the most eagerly looked-forward-to site selection announcements of 2020 came down recently, and there’s a lot to be learned from it. With a...   More>>


Article | September 26, 2020
Five Sports Ready to Make Their Debut in Birmingham World Games

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Five sports are banking on Southern hospitality to help them grow – and event owners should be ready. The 2022 World Games in Birmingham, Alabama...   More>>


blank Article | September 1, 2020
Diving Back In

By: Michael Popke

Destinations are diving back into the sports tourism market, leveraging a primal element: water. Fishing tournaments, wakeboarding championships,...   More>>


NCAA Article | August 25, 2020
If NCAA's Fall Championships Move to Spring, Will Original Host Cities Have Priority?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If COVID-19 has been the big monkeywrench in 2020, the NCAA is ready with the WD-40. The organization recently announced that it would work toward...   More>>


MiddleAgeDudes Article | July 28, 2020
Amateur Baseball Draws Fans to Minor League Stadiums

By: Michael Popke

Ready for some great news? Baseball is back and in many cases, is allowing players to bring back their glory days on the diamond. But lest you think...   More>>


Article | July 7, 2020
Tournaments are ON – Here’s Where They’re Flourishing

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It started out as a tough week, even for optimists. IRONMAN cancelled its Muncie, Indiana event. COVID-19 kicked enough sand in the face of the North...   More>>


blank Article | July 1, 2020
Teeming with Variety, Ready for Teams

By: Cindy Cantrell

The Southeastern region is a sports mecca, with teams and fans alike drawn to its year-round sunshine and mild winters. Proximity to both sandy...   More>>


blank Article | July 1, 2020
Net Interest

By: Michael Popke

Lacrosse is a growing sport with a bright future and enthusiastic players at all levels, from youth to international. And in many areas, its...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | March 5, 2020
Sand Mountain Park and Amphitheater Ready to Provide ‘The Whole Experience’   

By: Michael Popke

City officials in Albertville, Alabama, knew a change was needed. That’s why, back in 2012, they began strategizing about ways to replace the... More>>


blank Case study | April 24, 2019
Sports Options, Venue Flexibility and Southern Hospitality Abound   

By: Michael Popke

In less than two years, this city of about 100,000 residents went from having few indoor or outdoor sports facilities for local youth sports teams to... More>>


The Central Alabama Sports Commission is open for business. Case study | February 28, 2011
Open for Business: The Central Alabama Sports Commission   

By: Juli Anne Patty

It's not polite to brag. If you haven't heard about Central Alabama, that's why. They all grew up with their grandmothers' and mothers' rules: be... More>>



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