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Old Friends, Old Friends

By Posted on: April 2nd, 2013 in Football, Memories, Other Sports 6 Comments »

One spring afternoon in the mid-Eighties, having previously seen the invitation painted on the cafeteria windows, I began walking from my class at Haley Center over to Foy Union to sign up for the College Bowl academic competition.  As I started toward Foy, I noticed a fellow of large stature (who naturally stood out from Continue Story…

Monday Musings

By Posted on: March 24th, 2013 in Baseball, Basketball, Football, News, Other Sports 5 Comments »

A New Era in Accessibility. Expect to see a lot more of the Auburn football team this spring. While former coach Gene Chizik preferred keeping a lid on practices, Gus Malzahn is opening things up a bit. While we won’t be returning to the open policies of Tommy Tuberville, the media will have a half Continue Story…

Auburn Softball Upsets No. 4 Alabama

By Posted on: March 23rd, 2013 in Other Sports 2 Comments »
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The Auburn Softball Team playing in its first league road series this weekend upset No.4 Alabama in Tuscaloosa today. It was the Tigers  first win against the Tide since 2006. Bama jumped out to a quick three run lead in the second inning but Auburn scored 5 runs in the same inning to take the Continue Story…

You Play Like You Practice!

By Posted on: March 21st, 2013 in Baseball, Football, Other Sports 1 Comment »
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Those green jerseys aren’t so easy to earn, this year.      War Eagle, everybody! Spring has sprung, although you wouldn’t know it from the heavy layer of frost on the ground this morning. In less than a week, the Auburn Tiger football team will hit the practice field, and try to put the wheels back Continue Story…

The Streak Ends but the Excellence Continues

By Posted on: February 26th, 2013 in Other Sports 5 Comments »

Auburn sprinter Marcelo Chierighini successfully defended his 100 freestyle title at the SEC Championships. (Photo by Janna Schulze)In the last couple of days I have read some message board comments lamenting how Auburn’s Swimming and Diving Team is now going down hill after the men’s second place finish to Fla. Saturday night in the SEC Continue Story…

A Little Boy Grows up to Live a Dream

By Posted on: February 22nd, 2013 in News, Other Sports 7 Comments »

                      Auburn University’s Matt Lee on the cover of national Bassmaster magazine.Growing up fishing on Alabama’s Lake Guntersville in North Alabama, the young man dreamed of this day. The day he would be fishing against the best fishermen in the world. That day is here for current Auburn University student and AU Continue Story…

Auburn Doubles Team Ranked No.1 in the Nation

By Posted on: February 13th, 2013 in Other Sports Comments Off
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For the second time in four seasons an Auburn doubles tennis team has earned the No.1 ranking in the nation. The Tigers duo of senior Andreas Mies and junior Daniel Cochrane are the top-ranked men’s doubles team in all of college tennis.The Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings were released today with the Auburn team at the Continue Story…

Auburn Softball Opens Season with 3 Wins in Plainsman Invitational

By Posted on: February 9th, 2013 in Other Sports 1 Comment »
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       Morgan Estelle scored the first run Friday for the Tigers start of the 2013 SEC season. The Auburn softball team opened the 2013 season this weekend with three wins in the Plainsman Invitational. The Tigers defeated Furman 9-1 and East Tennessee State 11-3 on Friday and turned back Kent State today at Jane B Continue Story…