Desperate parents’ guide to non-college football sports in Birmingham including The Barons

Birmingham Legion's Matt VannOekel playing one of the non-college football sports in Birmingham
Birmingham Legion Football Club’s Matt VannOekel. Photo from Facebook

Do you (or your kids) love baseball, soccer, football and other sports? We do! That’s why we put together this guide to all the non-college football sports you could hope to watch in Birmingham.

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Where to watch Alabama and Auburn A-Day games + more sports including the Masters and Birmingham Legion this weekend in Birmingham

This weekend is a busy one for sporting events in the south. You’ve got A-Day Games happening in Tuscaloosa and Auburn; The Masters happening in Augusta, Georgia; Birmingham Legion heading to St. Louis; and the Birmingham Bulls entering the SPHL Playoffs in Pelham! Here’s your weekend guide to watching and celebrating #sports this weekend in Birmingham.

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Hockey Night in Alabama: Birmingham Bulls drawing big crowds

Birmingham Bulls in front of a near capacity crowd on December 28, 2018. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

In Canada, it is a tradition called Hockey Night in Canada, when each week everyone gathers around their televisions to watch hockey throughout the nation. In Alabama, the Birmingham Bulls have their own “Hockey Night”…. filling up the Pelham Civic Center on weekends.

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Art Clarkson, owner of the Birmingham Bulls, eyes resurrection for the former Bham Hockey Team

For 6 years, Art Clarkson led the Birmingham Bulls as its majority owner, but the Birmingham market did not keep support of the team as much as Mr. Clarkson.

As we well know, Birmingham is some sort of comeback town, so this story will fit right into the mix of our revitalization.

Art Clarkson, right, poses with Scott Myers, then the assistant general manager of the Birmingham Bulls. (contributed)
Scott Myers (assistant general manager then), right, and Art Clarkson, right – photo contributed to the Alabama NewsCenter

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