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We have lost another member of the AU Family

By Posted on: January 31st, 2014 in Other Sports 2 Comments »
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                                                                                                                                                           (photo:Tracy Wilcox, Golfweek)We have lost another family member.Auburn Womens Golf Team Director of Golf Operations Danielle Downey was killed in a car crash Thursday. Danielle was an accomplished golfer in her own rite and played on the Futures Tour and the LPGA tour. Continue Story…

Tigers Defeat Alabama 1 – 0 … Win Soccer Iron Bowl

By Posted on: November 1st, 2013 in Other Sports 4 Comments »
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                     Forward  Chelsea Gandy-Cromer scored the only goal in Tigers win over BamaThe Auburn Soccer Team beat arch rival Alabama 1-0 on Thursday night on a rain soaked field to win what has been termed the Iron Bowl of Soccer. While it’s always sweet to beat the Continue Story…

Confessions of a ****ty Fan

By Posted on: October 18th, 2013 in Football, Memories, Other Sports 16 Comments »

                                                      Darth CORFer says, “Come to the Dark Side!” Go back to the Miss State game a few weeks ago. For the second drive in a row, we couldn’t pick up third and two. “How in the WORLD could you not get that!” shouted I, Continue Story…

Auburn Softball Team Opens Clint Meyers Era with Two Wins

By Posted on: October 11th, 2013 in Other Sports 1 Comment »

It’s a good thing anytime a new coach can win his inaugural game with a program. The Auburn Softball team did that yesterday for new Head Coach Clent Meyers. And with the record Meyers brings to The Plains it is particularly fitting. Considered one of the top coaches in the country, Meyers brings a .678 Continue Story…

Ladies and Gentlemen from Auburn, Alabama the 2013 PGA Champion….Jason Dufner

By Posted on: August 12th, 2013 in Featured Article, News, Other Sports 11 Comments »
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Actually the first tee announcer said ”From Auburn, Alabama….Jason Dufner” That will change to the title of this piece from now on. The Duf did it!!!I confess, I am a golfer, made a pretty good living at it for 22 years, still play, and get almost as fired up watching my favorite pros do well as I Continue Story…

“Walking on the Fighting Side of Me”

By Posted on: July 30th, 2013 in Football, Other Sports 11 Comments »

I can be an angry kind of guy sometimes. Often when I am in the confines of my home, office, or car, some minor annoyance will cause me to start spouting out words and phrases that my mother CERTAINLY NEVER taught me nor approves. Nonetheless, rarely do I unload any kind of anger or even Continue Story…

“Somebody’s Watching Me”

By Posted on: June 28th, 2013 in Baseball, Basketball, Business - Entertainment, Featured Article, Football, Other Sports 15 Comments »

                                                                                           A smartly dressed Auburn man. A few months ago, while I was driving to work, I reached the end of my cul-de-sac where a stop Continue Story…

Is Auburn Turning the Corner?

By Posted on: June 17th, 2013 in Baseball, Other Sports 4 Comments »

The hiring of a softball and baseball coach hardly signifies the return of a once great athletic program. But there’s little doubt that last Friday’s announcements sent a loud and clear message to the rest of the SEC.Athletic Director Jay Jacobs’s job will not be saved based on the results of spring sports. Like every Continue Story…