That’s news to me

By Gary Lloyd  The spine is tearing and the dog-eared pages are beginning to curl, but the words inside still hold together. Well, at least they do for me. It’s a book from my freshman year of college, titled Journalism: Who, What, When, Where, Why and How, by James Stovall, and its importance was lectured to … Continue reading That’s news to me

‘An absolute beauty to watch’

Birmingham Rugby players relish competition, relationships By Gary Lloyd BIRMINGHAM – Birmingham has a lot going its way right now. The Birmingham Bulls hockey team is back and is one of the better teams in the Southern Professional Hockey League. The Birmingham Iron, part of the Alliance of American Football, kicks off its inaugural season … Continue reading ‘An absolute beauty to watch’

The Returns

Blazers, Bulls sparking the Magic City By Gary Lloyd BIRMINGHAM – I am an unabashed and unapologetic Alabama fan, and that will never change. Crimson is my color, and the Tide is my allegiance. Saturday night, as Alabama completed a comeback for the ages against Georgia in the SEC Championships Game, I paced in a … Continue reading The Returns

‘Our Bulls’

Birmingham hockey experience more like family gathering than gameBy Gary Lloyd PELHAM – It was fitting to cover a Birmingham Bulls hockey game the day before Thanksgiving, because the atmosphere inside the Pelham Civic Complex felt more like a family gathering than a game. “You feel like you’re coming to a Thanksgiving,” says Tom Waldrop, … Continue reading ‘Our Bulls’

Birmingham hockey team partners with Make-A-Wish

BIRMINGHAM -- The Birmingham Bulls of the Southern Professional Hockey League is teaming up with Make-A-Wish Alabama on Saturday, March 17 to raise money for the local nonprofit organization.Make-A-Wish Alabama grants life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses in all 67 Alabama counties. There are currently about 300 children in the state waiting on a … Continue reading Birmingham hockey team partners with Make-A-Wish

Calling all high school coaches, players for new book

I’m calling all high school coaches and former student-athletes for potential inclusion in a new book that I’m working on.I’m interviewing any and all high school coaches and former student-athletes who have great stories to tell that transcend wins and losses, 40-yard dash times and recruiting. This book will focus on the other side of … Continue reading Calling all high school coaches, players for new book