Alabama's Gulf Coast: Sports Press Releases http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/ Press Releases for Alabama's Gulf Coast en-us 60 © 2014 Alabama Gulf Coast CVB Sat, 12 Apr 2014 02:41:54 GMT Sat, 12 Apr 2014 02:41:54 GMT Sand volleyball tourney an ace for Gulf Shores http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=726 The AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championships take place May 2-4 at the Gulf Shores Public Beach

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Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:15:00 GMT
GSHS unifies community through athletics, impacts local economy http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=723 Gulf Shores High School will host several sports tournaments throughout the spring in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, impacting sports tourism

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Fri, 07 Feb 2014 15:00:00 GMT
The Color Run and its national popularity runs to Orange Beach for second year http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=715 The “happiest 5K on the planet” plans for thousands on April 5 at The Wharf

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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 22:15:00 GMT
Sports tourism organization knocks numbers ball out of the park in 2013 along Alabama’s beaches http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=713 The Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission reports record 2013 in number of events hosted and total direct visitor spending

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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 20:20:00 GMT
Coastal Alabama tourism employees promoted for boosting meetings and sports travel http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=712 Michelle Russ and Mary Statkewicz promoted in January 2014 for outstanding service to Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism and Sports Commission

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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:25:00 GMT
Sports commission scores induction into Alabama USSSA Hall of Fame http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=709 Alabama USSSA honored the Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission on Saturday, Dec. 14 in Orange Beach

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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:20:00 GMT
Runner and documentary star to attend Kaiser Half-Marathon, raise sarcoma cancer awareness http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=708 Alabama native Landon Cooper to raise awareness for sarcoma cancer at Saturday, Nov. 30 event; documentary screening to take place on Sunday, Dec. 1

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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 16:00:00 GMT
Locals enhance NAIA soccer championship experience http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=706 Gulf Shores and Orange Beach volunteers are set to welcome and help host athletes during the NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship in December

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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 21:20:00 GMT
2013 NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship Qualifiers Announced (Nov. 17) http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=705 Columbia (Mo.) and Our Lady of the Lake (Texas) punch first-ever ticket to the Opening Round

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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 01:00:00 GMT
Tread off the turkey with coastal half-marathon http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=704 The Kaiser Realty by Wyndham Vacation Rentals Coastal Half-Marathon, 5K and one-mile fun run will take place on the Saturday after Thanksgiving

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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 19:00:00 GMT
NAIA Extends with Women’s Soccer National Championship Host Through 2015 http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=702 Orange Beach Sportsplex to continue to serve as national championship home

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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 17:00:00 GMT
Orange Beach native to kick it at home in SEC soccer tourney http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=701 Auburn’s Sophie Simantel encourages locals and guests to attend the SEC Women’s Soccer Championship in November

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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 16:15:00 GMT
Sports commission blows past last year’s record, looks forward to remainder of 2013 http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=694 Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission exceeds 2012’s numbers with huge year-to-date totals

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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 13:30:00 GMT
Pedaling with a purpose for 29 years http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=689 Cyclists to ride for a cure for MS along Alabama’s beaches

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Fri, 06 Sep 2013 14:20:00 GMT
Super slugger tournament to strike out childhood cancer http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=688 Gulf Shores family’s foundation raises awareness and honors memory of their son

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Wed, 04 Sep 2013 20:20:00 GMT
Brett-Robinson sponsors Alabama Coastal Triathlon for seventh year http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=684 The race will take place on Sept. 7 in Gulf Shores and is part of the Best of the U.S. Amateur Triathlete Championship

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Tue, 20 Aug 2013 14:50:00 GMT
Batter up for USSSA baseball and softball on Alabama’s Gulf Coast http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=671 The USSSA Global Sports Baseball World Series 1 will begin on Wednesday, June 19

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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 20:30:00 GMT
NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships Headed to Gulf Shores, Ala. http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=668 Gulf Shores, Orange Beach Sports Commission and the City of Gulf Shores to serve as hosts for 2014 and 2015 events

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Fri, 31 May 2013 21:00:00 GMT
CBS Sports Network to Broadcast AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championships http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=663 CBS Sports Network is set to broadcast the 2013 AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championships, providing viewers with the exclusive opportunity to view the most exciting sand volleyball action from the championship weekend earlier in May.

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Mon, 20 May 2013 19:30:00 GMT
Island education foundation to benefit from The Color Run http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=659 The Color Run named CBEE the charity of choice for its Memorial Day weekend event at The Wharf

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Thu, 09 May 2013 13:30:00 GMT
USC duo Burnham and Robinson win AVCA pairs championship http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=657 University of Southern California duo won the pairs championship portion of AVCA’s Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championships on May 5

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Wed, 08 May 2013 19:00:00 GMT
USC's Top Pair of Burnham/Robinson Win the 2013 AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball Pairs Championship http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=656 It was another gorgeous afternoon in Gulf Shores, AL as the third and final day of the 2013 AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championships got underway. After LBSU claimed the Team Championship on Saturday, their top pair of Roenicke and Ledoux would take to the sand in the 16-team Pairs Championship.

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Sun, 05 May 2013 20:45:00 GMT
LBSU Wins AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championship http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=655 Long Beach State captures the team championship of the AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championship in Gulf Shores, Ala., on Saturday, May 4, 2013.

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Sun, 05 May 2013 14:30:00 GMT
Pairs Bracket Announced for AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball Pairs Championship http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=654 After the second day of Pairs pool play, the field has been determined for the 2013 AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championship, which will take place on Sunday, May 5.

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Sun, 05 May 2013 01:00:00 GMT
LBSU Takes Home Team Championship, AVCA Sand All-Americans and Coach of the Year Announced http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=653 Pepperdine and LBSU squared off three times throughout the 2013 season, with Pepperdine winning each time by scores of 3-2, 4-1 and 3-2. Pepperdine, undefeated as a program since starting competition in 2012, looked to defend last year's National Championship. LBSU would take the day, however, winning the title in a deciding third set in the last flight of the match, putting Pepperdine away by a duals score of 3-2.

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Sun, 05 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT
Pairs Pool Play Wraps Up First Day of Competition http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=651 After two Team Championship matches started things off at the 2013 AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championships, the Pairs Championship competition began in earnest.

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Sat, 04 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT
Day 1 of AVCA Team Championship Offers Up Highly Competitive Play http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=652 The weather radar wasn't looking promising in the days leading up to the opening round of the AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championships, but come Friday morning, the skies were clear and the crowd was rowdy. North Florida squared off against the University of Southern California in the opening match of the weekend, and the Ospreys held their own against the Women of Troy. UNF claimed a victory in Flight 2, but USC came away with a hard-fought 4-1 win.

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Sat, 04 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT
Sports commission boasts impressive first quarter numbers http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=649 After a big start for the year, the Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission (GSOBSC) looks forward to a busy summer

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Thu, 02 May 2013 18:45:00 GMT
Olympic athletes to attend state track championship in Gulf Shores http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=648 Olympian Bryan Clay and Paralympian Jerome Singleton will interact with student athletes during the 2013 AHSAA State Track Championship May 3-4

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Wed, 01 May 2013 14:30:00 GMT
The Wharf Hosts The Color Run http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=647 The Color Run, the single largest event series in the country, is coming to The Wharf on May 25, thanks to a partnership between The Wharf family entertainment district, the City of Orange Beach and the Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission (GSOBSC).

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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 22:00:00 GMT
Alabama players dig deep for sand victory http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=646 UAB volleyball pair will face duos from across the nation during the AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball Pairs Championship

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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 19:25:00 GMT
AVCA Announces Participants for the 2013 Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championships Airing on CBS Sports Network http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=645 The AVCA National Championship Selection Committee announced today that Pepperdine University, Long Beach State University, University of Southern California, University of North Florida, Florida State University and the University of Louisiana-Monroe have been selected to compete in the second Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championship.

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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 22:00:00 GMT
Humble beginnings lead to championship volleyball play on Alabama’s Gulf Coast http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=644 Gulf Coast Region of USA Volleyball commissioner Phillip Bryant and supporters have paved the way for championship volleyball play on the Gulf Coast

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Fri, 19 Apr 2013 19:30:00 GMT
Johnson and Tisdale win HT Redfish Tournament in Orange Beach http://www.alabamagulfcoastsports.com/media-room/?id=643 Texas natives took home first place during first stop of the Shock H2O Redfish Series

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Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:00:00 GMT