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The Battle of Goat Hill: House vs. Senate Charity Softball game with special guests Riley Green, Brodie Croyle

This is the third annual "The Battle of Goat Hill" where members of the Alabama House and State Senate put aside their political differences and duke it out in a softball game to receive not only bragging rights for the year, but to also raise money for The Big Oak Ranch.

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Former Alabama star John Croyle launched Big Oak Ranch ministry after receiving some 'pivotal' advice from Coach 'Bear' Bryant

When former Crimson Tide All-SEC defensive end John Croyle was planning to take the next step in his football career into the NFL in 1974, he first went to his coach, the legendary Paul “Bear’ Bryant, for advice.

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Former Crimson Tide star John Croyle: Bear Bryant 'died of a broken heart' after retiring from coaching

Many athletes fortunate enough to play under legendary Crimson Tide coach Paul “Bear” Bryant have gone on to do great things, and 1974 second-team All-SEC defensive end John Croyle is no exception.

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Big Oak Ranch: Alabama Christian children’s home helps children from difficult circumstances find dignity

As you enter the Big Oak Girl’s Ranch headquarters, the first thing you see is a seal on the floor. On it is a tree, and on the tree are the last several lines of Isaiah 61:3.

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Big Oak Ranch serves children with humility and gratitude

By Terry Schrimscher More than 2000 children have grown up at the Big Oak Ranch since it was founded in 1974. The Alabama-based Christian...