In Tuesday night’s match up with the Georgia State Panthers, the Blazers lost 3-1. After a 1-1 tie in the first half, and the fifth goal of the season for UAB senior Nathaniel St. Louis, the Panthers took home the win with a pair of goals in the second half. The Blazers will take the field again Sunday facing tenth-ranked Kentucky in Lexington, Ky. Fans gather at BBVA stadium ahead of the game. | Photo by Dawson Martin
Author: Dawson Martin
On Sept. 14, local, city and state officials gathered to light the sign of Birmingham’s new multi-use stadium. Protective Stadium officially opens Oct. 2 when it hosts the first Blazer football home game against Liberty University. With a capacity of 45,000 seats, it will be the future home for UAB football and the World Games opening and closing ceremonies in July 2022. Ceremonial speakers included Alabama governor Kay Ivey, Birmingham mayor Randall Woodfin, UAB president Ray Watts, BJCC CEO Tad Snider, Protective President Rich Bielen and Phillips Academy Eighth Grader Trysten Manning for a reading of his poem.
From left to right: director of Choral activities at UAB Dr. Brian Kittredge, JaQuan Ashford, Michaela Slocum A choir member shows her health check and has her temperature taken before she enters practice Choir members practice while wearing masks and face shields, following COVID-19 safety guidelines