Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category
(From release) Kurt Kleinendorst, a former assistant coach in the National Hockey League, has been named head coach of the men’s ice hockey team at The University of Alabama in Huntsville following the resignation of the Chargers’ current head coach Chris Luongo.
Kleinendorst served as an assistant coach and scout for the New Jersey Devils for [...]
(From release) Brahan Spring Park is sporting a new look after receiving nearly $2 million in improvements in the last three years. Today, the 170-acre park is rapidly returning as one of the City’s most desirable locations for families to picnic and enjoy outdoor activities.
“Brahan Spring Park is one of the City’s greatest assets, and [...]
(From release) A ceremonial groundbreaking was held today on the 50-yard line of Alabama A&M University’s Louis Crews Stadium. A host of dignitaries, including A&M President Dr. Andrew Hugine, City School Superintendent Dr. Casey Wardynski, and Mayor Tommy Battle, were on hand to turn the first spade of dirt, priming the way for a new [...]
(From release) Mayor Tommy Battle announced a new KaBOOM playground is coming soon to Lakewood Park on York Road in North Huntsville. The $40,000 playground will feature a variety of play equipment along with an expansive open space and running area.
The playground is being made possible, in part, through a $15,000 grant from KaBOOM, a [...]
(From release) Mississippi starting pitcher David Hale outdueled Stars righty Hiram Burgos as the Braves shutout the Stars 1-0 in the finale of a six-game series at Joe Davis Stadium on Wednesday night.
Throughout the entire game, both pitchers were absolutely spectacular.
For Burgos, he earned a no-decision after pitching seven innings of scoreless baseball, giving up [...]
(From release) The Southern League of Professional Baseball has announced the Southern League North Division All-Star roster. The Huntsville Stars are represented by five players including first baseman and Huntsville native Hunter Morris, second baseman Scooter Gennett and pitchers Tyler Thornburg, Evan Anundsen and Jesus Sanchez.
The 23-year-old Morris is currently hitting .292 with a [...]
(From release) Fueled by seven runs combined in the sixth and seventh innings, the Huntsville Stars cruised to a 9-5 win over the Mississippi Braves on Monday night at Joe Davis Stadium.
To begin the game, it appeared that the Stars three-game winning streak was in severe jeopardy. After Stars starting pitcher Tyler Thornburg gave [...]
(From release) After letting a late-inning comeback fall short, the Huntsville Stars (28-23) fell to the Tennessee Smokies (22-30) 3-2 Tuesday night at Smokies Park.
The Smokies got on board in the first inning thanks to a pair of singles from shortstop Junior Lake and center fielder Jae-Hoon Ha. Justin Bour drew a walk to [...]
(From release) The Huntsville Stars offense exploded with a season-high in runs and 14 hits as they took the series finale with the Birmingham Barons by a score of 12-4 at Joe Davis Stadium on Saturday night.
The bats broke out for Huntsville early, as center fielder Josh Prince homered on the third pitch he [...]
(From release) A night after snapping a three-game losing streak with a 6-3 victory, the Huntsville Stars beat the Birmingham Barons for the second straight game by a score of 4-2 at Joe Davis Stadium on Wednesday night.
The game was a pitchers duel between Stars starter Evan Anundsen and Barons starter Cameron Bayne until the [...]