When the Florence baseball coaching job came open before the 2020 season, Zeke Bishop and several other Falcons talked to athletic director Byron Graham and advocated for then-assistant JR Myers to get the job.
There was a silver lining for Brodey Lentz moving to Lauderdale County from Spring Hill, Tennessee, three years ago.
Mason Swinney’s MVP plaque from the Class 3A baseball title series is still sitting in the back of his truck. The Phil Campbell standout hasn’t had much of an opportunity to think about it.
Grant Taylor had a memorable performance in Game 1 of Florence’s semifinal series against Hoover. He threw a two-hitter and hit a three-run homer in an 8-1 win.
Florence's Grant Taylor and Phil Campbell's Mason Swinney made the 2021 Super All-State baseball team as voted on by members of the Alabama Sports Writers Association.