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Ortiz scores 32, North Alabama defeats North Florida 91-78

Jan. 28, 2023 20:43 PM EST

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Daniel Ortiz made a school-record 10 3-pointers and scored 32 points to lead North Alabama to a 91-78 victory over North Florida on Saturday. Ortiz made 10 of 14 shots from beyond the arc for the Lions (13-10, 5-5 Atlantic Sun Conference). KJ Johnson finished...

Garrett leads Bethune-Cookman over Alabama State 64-62

Jan. 28, 2023 19:44 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Marcus Garrett scored 19 points to lead Bethune-Cookman over Alabama State 64-62 on Saturday. Garrett shot 7 for 12 from the floor, including 3 for 4 from beyond the arc,for the Wildcats (7-14, 3-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Dhashon Dyson added 13...

Alabama A&M secures 61-56 win against Florida A&M

Jan. 28, 2023 19:17 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Olisa Akonobi had 17 points in Alabama A&M's 61-56 victory over Florida A&M on Saturday night. Akonobi had six rebounds and three blocks for the Bulldogs (8-13, 4-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Garrett Hicks shot 4 for 8 (1 for 3 from 3-point...

Ruling paves the way to remove Tuskegee Confederate statue

Jan. 27, 2023 20:51 PM EST

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama judge has paved the way for officials to remove a Confederate monument placed a century ago at the center of a historic, majority-Black city as part of a "park for white people." Since 1909, the Confederate monument has stood in the center of...

Hayneville receiving funds to upgrade failing sewer system

Jan. 27, 2023 18:16 PM EST

HAYNEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Federal and state officials on Friday marked the start of a $10 million project aimed at repairing and upgrading an Alabama community's failing sewer system that has left residents dealing with pools of raw sewage at their homes. The project in Hayneville...

Miami fires offensive coordinator Josh Gattis after 1 season

Jan. 27, 2023 09:16 AM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami fired offensive coordinator Josh Gattis on Friday, ending the former Broyles Award winner's time with the Hurricanes after only one season. The school announced the move in a one-sentence press release, with no other detail: “Josh Gattis has been...

Johnson has 20, North Alabama tops Jacksonville 80-62

Jan. 26, 2023 22:19 PM EST

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — (KJ Johnson's 20 points helped North Alabama defeat Jacksonville 80-62 on Thursday night. Johnson shot 5 for 9 (1 for 3 from 3-point range) and 9 of 9 from the free throw line for the Lions (12-10, 4-5 Atlantic Sun Conference). Jacari Lane was 5 of 6 shooting...

Ivey issues rules for responding to public record requests

Jan. 26, 2023 19:06 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday ordered state agencies to follow new procedures for responding to public record requests, changes intended to provide structure in a state with one of the weakest open records laws in the country. Ivey signed an order...

EPA: $2.8M to snuff out Alabama landfill fire

Jan. 26, 2023 15:53 PM EST

MOODY, Ala. (AP) — The cost of extinguishing a landfill fire that's been burning since late November in Alabama's St. Clair County is now at an estimated $2.8 million, federal environmental regulators said. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved a budget increase for the...

Quinerly, No. 2 Alabama hold on to beat MSU, 66-63

Jan. 26, 2023 00:24 AM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The game didn’t look so easy for Alabama all of a sudden. The 3-pointers weren’t falling and the second-ranked Crimson Tide fell behind by double digits instead of building a commanding lead. The end result was the same: a ’Bama victory,...