Club History

History

Last updated 4/24/17

This team was started in 1967 by the Krebs brothers, Chris, Eddie, Mark, Paul, Tom, and Van. More historical info is being gathered, so stay tuned.

 

 

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Click the 3 links below to read Chris Krebs’ 1985 letter to his brother Eddie regarding the team’s history.

Letter 1                           Letter 2                                         Letter 3

Individual Awards:

Iron Man(Highest Award. Mostly on pitch)

Best Old Boy / Ed Krebs Rusty Hammer

Best Forward

Best Back

Most Impr Forward

Most Impr Back

Best Injury

Best Road Trip Quote

Soccer Boy (On or off pitch mistakes)

Anvil Award (Off pitch contribution) Most Understanding Wife / Girlfriend

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92 Mark Wellingham

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 Luke Jackson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mark Wellingham

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   Randy Bullock

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

  

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  John Carr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  Mike Hartsell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  Kenny Baker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  Dan Newton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  Allen Kipp

 

 

Chris Hudson 

 

 

 

 

 

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  Adam Hyche

 

 J.D. Herndon

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  Jared Loper

 

 J.D. Herndon

Chris Hudson 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chris Hudson

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Michael Laney

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Marco Callaway

Randy Bullock

Adam Lindsey

Ivan Whitfield

Russ Praytor

Hatch Benners

Andrew Phillips

Russ Praytor

Ty Littlejohn

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John Goodwyn

Allen Kipp

Jeremy Burns

Ben Burgin

Shaun LaForty

Mike Lee

Nick Kean

DC Miles

Ty Littlejohn

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 Shaun LaForty

Jon Sullivan

 Marco Callaway

Jason Cromes

Manny Martinez

 DC Miles

Ben Burgin

Tim Russell

Luigi Burns

Melanie Burns

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Marco Callaway

Mike Estock

Brendan Smith

Clint Bryan

Larry Townley

Bobby Smith

Russ Praytor

Rogaine’s Candy Girl

DC Miles

DC Miles

Lauren Bryan

11-12 Marco Callaway Ed Krebs  Brendan Smith  Justin Armstrong  Gabe McCleave  Tommy Babakitis  Dwain Hinman  DC Miles (keys)  Nick Kean  DC Miles  Naomi Kipp
12-13 Tommy Babakitis Mike Estock Brendan Smith Jeth Hauser Mike McKoewn (Guinness) Mike Lee and Zach Blalock Russ Praytor Tommy Babakitis and Matthew Colson (Rogaine) Zach Blalock Matthew Colson (Rogaine) Crystal Lee
13-14 Zac Ronk Mike Estock Brendan Smith Mike Lee Eric Ramsey David Fillingim Jonathan Blalock Jonathan Blalock Jackson Ref Matthew Colson (Rogaine) Crystal Lee
14-15 Zac Ronk Mike Estock Jonathan Blalock Kwame Little Jonathan Blalock Bryan Craig Johnathan Gooden Zac Ronk Andrew Perkins Greg Boggs Elizabeth-Anne Ronk
15-16 Zac Ronk Tommy Babakitis Dingo Madeye Adam Hicks David Coleman Larry Townley Johnathan Gooden Corey (Mimi) A.J. Reese Nate

Iron Man(Highest Award. Mostly on pitch)

Best Old Boy / Ed Krebs Rusty Hammer

Best Forward

Best Back

Most Impr Forward

Most Impr Back

Best Injury

Best Road Trip Quote

Soccer Boy (On or off pitch mistakes)

Anvil Award (Off pitch contribution) Most Understanding Wife / Girlfriend

Recent Playoff Appearances and Championships for the Birmingham Vulcans were:

1999 – First Round. Lost to Cape Fear 26-12 in Greenville

2000 – South Finals. Lost to Huntsville in Charlotte

2009 – South Quarterfinals. Lost to Hilton Head 15-9 in Hilton Head

2010 – South Quarterfinals. Lost to Johnson City 6-0 at Johnson City

2011 – State Champions – 7s

2011 – State Champions – 15s

2012 – South Final 4 in Little Rock, AR. Lost to Naples, FL, who won the South Finals

2012 – State Champions – 7s

2012 – State Champions – 15s

2013 – State Champions – 7s

2014 – True South Runner Up – 15s. Lost to Chattanooga

2014 – State Champions – 7s

2014 – State Champions – 15s

2014 – 36th Annual Battleship 15s Tournament Champions

2015 – True South Semifinals – 15s. Lost to Chattanooga

2016 – True South Semifinals – 15s. Lost to Nashville

2017 – True South Runner Up – 15s. Lost to Chattanooga 26-25