Author Archives: Aaron Daniel

AHSAA State Basketball Championships Set

AHSAA State Basketball Championships Set

The final 56 teams in the seven classifications of boys and girls basketball in the AHSAA are set to meet at Legacy Arena in Birmingham beginning on February 25 and running through March 2. Multiple reigning state champions will be the BJCC once again. Mountain Brook highlights the boys field with the Spartans led by…

Richardson TD run caps second half comeback, Iron now 2-0

Richardson TD run caps second half comeback, Iron now 2-0

A former NFL owner who also wore black and silver said it simplest and said it best: “Just win, baby.” No one can say it was ever pretty, but the Birmingham Iron (2-0) found a way to win Saturday afternoon in front of another raucous crowd at Legion Field. In the end, a critical muffed…

Schedule Announced for 2019 SEC Media Days

Schedule Announced for 2019 SEC Media Days

The Southeastern Conference has provided the coaching line-up for the 2019 edition of SEC Media Days. The event will take place July 15-18 at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham – Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover. Alabama head coach Nick Saban will headline the event’s third day on Wednesday, July 17. Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn is slated…

Iron records AAF’s first shutout, stifles Memphis 26-0

Iron records AAF’s first shutout, stifles Memphis 26-0

The last time Birmingham saw professional spring football at Legion Field, the XFL’s Bolts were shut out 22-0 by the NY/NJ Hitmen. Sunday afternoon was a refreshing change for a city that’s seen its share of change since that April day in 2001 as the Iron defeated the Memphis Express 26-0 behind four Nick Novak…