“Abby McDow is unique. She has what Martin Luther King would characterize as the goal of true education: intelligence plus character. She is artistic. She loves Walt Disney. She is humble. She has a knack for test taking. She ranks among the nation’s top one percent academically. She makes heads turn with her companion, a baritone horn (a nine-foot brass tube that looks like a tuba but sounds like a trombone). And she credits her success to her faith, family, and a hiking trip 'gone bad.'”
"Baseball teams often are victorious in their favorite stadiums, but it is unique for the stadium itself to be the victor. Uncommon things happen when a city builds a first-rate sports complex such as Choccolocco Park—like being named the National High School Baseball Field of the Year."