Sheldon Haygood began his career as a Sports Reporter at WBRC FOX6 back in 1994. Since then, Sheldon has developed into one of the city's favorite weekend sports anchors. During the week, he is busy covering sports events in the Birmingham area and the Southeast.
Sheldon grew up in the great state of Texas - San Antonio to be exact. His desire to make sports reporting a career grew out of his love of sports in general. During his high school years, Sheldon was involved in team sports. But once out, he tried his hand at radio, working as a disc jockey. He received his degree in Journalism from Southwest Texas State.
His first stint in television landed him a job in Midland, Texas at KMID-TV. There, he worked as a reporter and weekend anchor. From there, Sheldon moved to Lubbock as Sports Director. Then an offer from WHOA-TV (now WNCF-TV) in Montgomery, Alabama took him from his home state. WBRC came knocking in 1994, and Sheldon has been here ever since. Sheldon is married and the father of four beautiful children.
The Hewitt-Trussville High School Husky Marching Band received the most votes from the Sideline online poll to determine the WBRC Band of the year. Scott Waid's 285 member strong group was too good with its halftime show called "One giant Leap," to honor the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing.
Rob and Dana Pate started dating in eighth grade back in the early 1990's. Their relationship grew in high school on Sideline, More than 25 years later the couple is married with five children. High school and sideline paved the way for an incredible love story.
University of Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is one of the best college football players in the nation; however, he’s more than just a football player to his teammates, he’s a personal friend, someone they truly love.
The Helena High School Marching Band has performed all Fall during halftime perfecting its show "From Ordinary to Extraordinary," playing songs from the theme's of movies Captain America, Iron Man 3, Hercules and Robin Hood Prince of Thieves. It is a show worthy to earn the Band of the Week honor.
University of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban talked to the media prior to his visit with the Monday Morning Quarterback Club in Birmingham, AL, his main topic of discussion the health and playing availability of quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. When pressed on the subject coach got chippy.
The UAB Blazers playing on Homecoming and for Children's Harbor look solid Saturday at Legion field against Old Dominion, winning handily and improving to 6-1 on the season, 3-1 in Conference USA play.
BIG NIGHT FOR THE HOMEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL BAND. THE PATRIOTS MARCHING BAND WAS OFFICIALLY INVITED TO PERFORM IN THE 20-21 ROSE BOWL PARADE OUT IN PASADENA, CALIFORNIA. IT WILL MARK THE FIFTH APPEARANCE FOR THE BAND IN THE TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PARADE ON NEW YEAR’S DAY.