Sports

Try Curling in Huntsville, Alabama

Try Curling in Huntsville, Alabama

You Need to Try Curling in Huntsville Did you know you could give curling a try in the Rocket City? In a city that sees very little ice and snow in the winter months, it’s a question that sounds, well, silly. Thanks to the folks at the Huntsville IcePlex though, it’s an activity locals and […]

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Rocket City Classic brings Christmas “Tide”ings and Joy

Rocket City Classic brings Christmas “Tide”ings and Joy

Huntsville’s Classic Tradition It’s becoming as much as holiday tradition as the Huntsville Christmas Parade, the Tinsel Trail, the Galaxy of Lights and ice-skating in the park. For the third straight year, the Rocket City Classic brings the University of Alabama basketball team into Huntsville and the Propst Arena at the Von Braun Center. Call […]

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Huntsville’s World Class Aquatic Facility

Huntsville’s World Class Aquatic Facility

Huntsville Aquatics Center It isn’t all hype and bluster when Chris O’Neil calls the Huntsville Aquatics Center “a world-class aquatic facility.” He knows of what he speaks. O’Neil, the City of Huntsville’s Facilities Construction Manager, happens to be one of the most decorated swimmers in Huntsville history. He’s traveled the globe to compete. A four-time […]

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Disc Golf in Huntsville, Alabama

Disc Golf in Huntsville, Alabama

Disc Golf in the Rocket City The Huntsville / Madison / Madison County area will soon have 14 Disc Golf Courses. In fact, some of the oldest disc golf courses in the world are in Huntsville. Brahan Spring Park is the 2nd oldest disc golf course with Redstone Arsenal and University of Alabama Huntsville (UAH) […]

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Huntsville Hosts Alabama State Games

Huntsville Hosts Alabama State Games

Huntsville Hosts Alabama State Games Is that even a sport? I was walking away from the clang-clang-clang symphony at the horseshoe pit at Brahan Spring Park, where the incredible number of ringers would lead an observer to believe that close indeed not count in this brand of horseshoes. Three men in their 20s strolled past, […]

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Go for the Gold in Huntsville at the Alabama State Games

Go for the Gold in Huntsville at the Alabama State Games

At the risk of being immodest, I am a gold medal winner from a previous Alabama State Games. But I have come to blog, not to brag. Besides, there’s an asterisk attached to the blue ribbon nearly as big as the medal itself. This is to encourage and urge and nudge you: If I can […]

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