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Nicholas Adams Wins In First-Round Knockout | To Stories

December 5, 2021 – Boxer and Pell City native Nicholas “Baby Boy” Adams won his second career professional fight in stunning fashion in front of a boisterous home crowd Saturday, December 4, at the CEPA Building at Pell City High School. Adams, a 25-year-old super-middleweight, defeated Wilson, North Carolina’s Joshuan Cox, in a first-round knockout in a fight that was never in doubt from the opening bell.

Professional Boxing Returns To Pell City, Alabama, Saturday, December 4, 2021

November 30, 2021 – Professional boxing returns to Pell City on Saturday, December 4. Logan Martin Rumble III, Promoted by One One Six Boxing Promotions, will feature some of the Southeast’s top up-and-coming pugilists for an evening of boxing at the Pell City Center for Education and Performing Arts (CEPA) beginning at 6 p.m. The main event features Michael Cook, a old middleweight from Memphis Tennessee making his sixth appearance with One One Six Boxing Promotions.

3 Unique Booze-Free Drink Options

As much as you may not like it, there are times when booze just isn’t possible at the tailgate or inside the stadium. So, what do you drink when a cold beer or a Moscow Mule just aren’t an option? You could reach for a syrupy can of cola or, heaven forbid, a bottle of water. But, if you’re in the mood for something different or just want a fresh, alcohol-free take on a classic cocktail, consider these no-alcohol drink choices at your next tailgate. In recent years, a handful of startups have co

Escape the Nosebleed Section

You managed to get tickets to the “big game” this weekend, and you and your best buds are stoked! After parking in another county, you’ve finally made your way to the stadium. Then, after hiring a sherpa to help lead the expedition to the top of the stadium, you finally arrive at your seats in the nosebleed section. However, as it turns out, your seats are so bad you aspire to be in the nosebleed section. But you’re a real sports fan and deserve the see the action up close. So, what do you do?

Growing Pains : As the Alabama High School Athletic Association introduces a new division, some schools embrace opportunity - Loyd Mc Intosh

The Clay community may soon find itself the beneficiary of a Richter scale-busting, earthquake of change in the intense world of high school football. After decades of high-school athletic competitions being played out in one of six divisions, ranging from 1A to 6A, the Alabama High School Athletic Association created a 7A division.

Step Into The Ring

On a sweltering hot Friday afternoon in late July, the parking lot of Total Body Fitness is so full, many cars have parked in the grass and mud in the vacant lot next door. Inside, the gym is just as packed as dozens of athletes, trainers and others mill about. There is excitement and even a little tension in the air. All of this activity isn’t for a hot, new exercise class. No, excitement builds for the weigh-in for a boxing event taking place in a little over 24 hours at, of all places, the CEPA Building in Pell City.

Big Easy Super Bowl Boycott - Loyd Mc Intosh

New Orleans Saints fans know how to hold a grudge. Still fuming over the notorious non-call in the NFC Championship Game a little less than two weeks ago, many in the Who Dat nation are planning on avoiding Super Bowl LIII this Sunday at all costs. Bars, restaurants and even a handful of churches throughout the Big Easy will instead replay the Super Bowl from nine years ago when the Saints, led by quarterback Drew Brees defeated the Peyton Manning-led Indianapolis Colts, 31-17. Angry Saints fan
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