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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…

Morgan Estell Named Preseason All-SEC

By Posted on: January 30th, 2013 in Other Sports Comments Off

                                      Despite coming off a shortened 2012 season due to an injury just after the first 15 games last year, Auburn junior Morgan Estell has been named to the 2013 All-Southeastern Conference Softball Preseason Team.At the time of the injury, Estell was hitting a team-best .432 with four doubles, 11 RBI and 17 runs scored. Continue Story…

It’s Time to Make an Auburn New Year’s Resolution

By Posted on: December 31st, 2012 in Baseball, Basketball, Football, Other Sports 14 Comments »
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They say confession is good for the soul. So here today, I am publically confessing that I am an addict. That’s right I am addicted to following every bit of news I can get on the Auburn Tigers. Now at first glance that wouldn’t seem to qualify me as an addict; not at least until Continue Story…

A Year of Catastrophe, a Year of Hope.

By Posted on: December 27th, 2012 in Basketball, Football, Other Sports 9 Comments »
Ring In a new year.

It’s definitely time to ring in a new year!      War Eagle, everybody! A dreadful year in Auburn athletics is finally drawing to a close! It sure doesn’t seem like a year ago we were gearing up for a big bowl win over Virginia, and two years ago we were following a Heisman Trophy winner Continue Story…

Bullock and Jersonsky Named All-SEC

By Posted on: November 26th, 2012 in Other Sports Comments Off

Two Auburn athletes have been named to the All-South Eastern Conference Volleyball Team. The league office announcd today that senior outside hitter Sarah Bullock and junior middle blocker Camila Jersonsky were named to the All-SEC second team.Bullock led the Tigers this year with 371 kills (3.50/set) – the10th best in the conference and she was Continue Story…

AU Soccer Will Take on No. 2 BYU in 2nd Round of NCAA

By Posted on: November 14th, 2012 in Other Sports 3 Comments »

“BYU may very well be the hardest place to play in the country. You are dealing with altitude, (cold) weather, and phenomenal crowds but we are certainly excited for the challenge.” That’s the way Auburn Head Soccer Coach Karen Hoppa described the challenge her Tigers face in playing their second round NCAA Tournament game at Continue Story…

Integrity at AU

By Posted on: November 13th, 2012 in Football, Other Sports 1 Comment »

PGA Tour Qualifying School. No it is not a school, it is a meat grinder. It is 6 rounds of golf preceded by Sectional Qualifying, all under intense pressure,  that determines whether or not you get to make a living on the PGA Tour. At stake is millions of dollars if you just play average Continue Story…

AU Soccer Headed to NCAA Tournament

By Posted on: November 6th, 2012 in Other Sports 1 Comment »

“It’s really exciting for these girls. We were on the outside looking in before the SEC Tournament. We had a great run … and we played our way into the NCAA Tournament.”Words spoken by Auburn Head Soccer Coach, Karen Hoppa after hearing the news Monday that her Tigers had received their seventh consecutive berth in Continue Story…