• Hot shooting propels women's basketball past FIU

    Freshman guard Rachel Childress led UAB with 16 points. Photo from UABsports.comFreshman guard Rachel Childress led UAB with 16 points. Photo from UABsports.comJack Ryan
    Sports Editor

    On a warm Saturday afternoon, the UAB women’s basketball team’s hot shooting propelled the Blazers past conference rival Florida International University.

    UAB led for a total of 36 minutes and 11 seconds in the game, while FIU led for just 55 seconds. The Blazers traded blows in the first quarter, and at the media timeout, the team was up 8-7. After FIU took a one-point lead, UAB went on a 10-4 run to close the first quarter, stretching their lead to 17-13.
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  • Women's basketball topples FAU

    Photo by Ian Keel/Photo Editor Freshman forward Imani Johnson anticipates a rebound, holding back FAU from gaining possession. Photo by Ian Keel/Photo Editor Trinity Dix
    Sports Reporter

    The UAB women’s basketball team met conference opponent FAU at Bartow Arena on Thursday, Jan. 19. Last season, UAB narrowly fell to FAU in a 52-51 loss at home.

    The Blazers looked to come back from last season’s loss against the Owls. In the first period, FAU took the lead by four points, but by the end of the period, UAB tied up the score 13-13.
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  • Discussion on possible reduction of Friday classes continues with panel

    Sufia Alam
    Online Reporter

    Professors and representatives from the Undergraduate Student Government Association gathered in Hill Student Center Alumni Theater on Wednesday, Jan. 18 to continue a discussion of a proposal put forth by the Faculty Senate that would greatly reduce the number of Friday classes. Read more ...  
  • Softball field construction brings new views to game

    Construction continues on the new bleacher seats at Mary Bower’s Field. Along with additional bleacher seats, renovations include new concrete and press box. Photo by Ian Keel/Photo EditorConstruction continues on the new bleacher seats at Mary Bower’s Field. Along with additional bleacher seats, renovations include new concrete and press box. Photo by Ian Keel/Photo EditorAs the season looms, 700 seats will be added to accommodate crowd

    Trinity Dix

    Sports Reporter

    This year, UAB’s Softball team kicks off their season with new stands for the Mary Bowers Field, named in March 2016 after the late-Mary Bowers. 700 seats will be added to the stands to accommodate over a thousand fans. One addition to the stadium is the observation deck. These bleachers grant fans a view that goes from fence line to fence line, replacing the previous temporary and low-set bleachers. Read more ...  
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