Bama & Auburn team up to bid for state championships

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - A group in Tuscaloosa has joined forces
with Auburn to submit a bid to play Alabama High School Athletic
Association championship games on the Alabama and Auburn campuses.

The bid for the 2010-13 football and basketball championships
was submitted jointly by Tuscaloosa and Auburn groups, along with
bids from Birmingham and Mobile to host the games.

Birmingham has hosted the football championships at Legion Field
as well as boys and girls basketball championship events since

Tuscaloosa Sports Foundation executive director Don Staley said
the AHSAA's central board will make the final decision.