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Big wins for Lions

The North Alabama men’s and women’s basketball teams each picked up a nice win Thursday night against visiting Valdosta State. The men got 24 points and 14 rebounds from Calvin Dade in routing the Blazers 97-69 at Flowers Hall. Dade did … Continue reading

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Lenoir-Rhyne prediction

Greetings from North Carolina. I’m in the Tar Heel state for the second week in a row to cover North Alabama’s NCAA Division II quarterfinal playoff game against Lenoir-Rhyne. UNA is now just two wins away from playing for a … Continue reading

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UNA-Lenoir-Rhyne on video

Good news for UNA football fans that will not be able to make the trip to Hickory, N.C. for Saturday’s Division II playoff quarterfinal game against Lenoir-Rhyne. The game  can be seen on the internet on the Bears’ video stream … Continue reading

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UNC Pembroke prediction

Hello from North Carolina. I arrived early Friday afternoon for Saturday’s second-round NCAA Division II playoff game between North Alabama and North Carolina Pembroke. From looking at the various matchups, this one has a chance to be a great game. … Continue reading

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Lions dealing with injuries

It is remarkable that the North Alabama football team went almost the entire regular season without a serious injury to any regular players. It was just one year ago that the team seemed to deal with a season-ending injury every … Continue reading

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Tuskegee prediction

It’s playoff time as UNA plays host to Tuskegee in the opening round of the Division II playoffs Saturday at noon. Today’s matchup has many story lines. It’s the first playoff game in the history of Tuskegee, which used to … Continue reading

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Another honor for Wilson

UNA linebacker Tavarius Wilson picked up another huge honor Wednesday when he was named Gulf South Conference Defensive Player of the Year. The senior from Jackson, Miss. led the GSC in tackles with 98 total stops and has earned three GSC … Continue reading

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Tarleton State prediction

My flight arrived in Dallas for Saturday’s regular-season finale between North Alabama and Tarleton State. Still have about a two-hour drive to Stephenville, Texas, home of Tarleton State. The team left Thursday for the long bus ride. They drove to … Continue reading

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Big honor for Wilson

In the history of the Harlon Hill Trophy there has only been one defensive player to win the award. That player was UNA linebacker Ronald McKinnon, in 1995. Now, 18 years later, another UNA linebacker is in the running for … Continue reading

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Lions No. 3 in region

North Alabama is now ranked No. 3 in Super Region 2 after the Lions defeated Florida Tech 55-28 last Saturday.  UNA closes out its regular season Saturday at Tarleton State. Lenoir-Rhyne remained No. 1 in the region with North Carolina-Pembroke … Continue reading

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