Archive for May, 2010

A Belated National Championship For Auburn?

By Posted on: May 21st, 2010 in Baseball Comments Off
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Is the end finally near for USC?  Is Reggie Bush finally going to be held accountable for making more money in his college years than most NFL tight-ends make in a career? It has taken twice as long for the NCAA to convict the Trojans as it did for the United States to invade Iraq, Continue Story…

ONE DOWN, ONE TO GO

By Posted on: May 21st, 2010 in Baseball Comments Off
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By Kevin IvesPlainsman Parking Lot It was almost improbable last night. Drew Pomeranz for Ole Miss looked in control, except for an early solo homerun by Dan Gamache. Corey Luckie was pitching his heart out, pitching to contact, but still Auburn was down after 7 innings. We’ve gone all this way this season and Auburn Continue Story…

Thursday Quick Hitters

By Posted on: May 20th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! It’s a fine time to be an Auburn Tiger. Things are trending upwards in nearly every Auburn sport. The football appears poised to contend for the SEC title, Auburn has recruited several highly regarded in-state players, and the baseball team will win the SEC West title if it can take 2 of Continue Story…

Monday Morning Musings

By Posted on: May 17th, 2010 in Baseball Comments Off
This has been a hard mentality to sell for Auburn Head Coach, John Pawloski

The middle of May typically marks the beginning of the dog days of Auburn Athletics – there’s just not a whole lot of news coming out of the Plains – or anywhere else for that matter. Football coaches begin preparing to take what little vacation they have each year and writers scramble to find good Continue Story…

From Champ to Chump?

By Posted on: May 17th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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Jay’s mention yesterday of the curious case of Will Muschamp possibly being the Horns’ understudy in Austin for a bit longer than he originally bargained for got me thinking about a host of things–including his prime point of the whole coach-in-waiting, coach-on-deck concept. While Jay doesn’t like the idea, I think that in the right situation, it can Continue Story…

MISSION (ALMOST) ACCOMPLISHED

By Posted on: May 14th, 2010 in Baseball Comments Off
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By Kevin IvesPlainsman Parking Lot Two games. That’s all it will take. Win two games and Auburn is OFFICIALLY assured a return to Hoover and the SEC Championship. The Tiger’s magic number is down to 2 and any combination of Tiger wins and Alabama losses that equal 2 means that Auburn will accomplish their overall Continue Story…

Wolves Walk into a Trap.

By Posted on: May 13th, 2010 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now to start previewing Auburn’s 2010 football opponents. On Saturday, September 4th, the Tigers open up the season with the Arkansas State Red Wolves, in Auburn. The time is still up in the air, but expect a night game. That’s been the pattern with Auburn in the last decade. It’s Continue Story…

Monday Poll Question

By Posted on: May 12th, 2010 in Baseball, Basketball, Football Comments Off

Watching The Masters over the weekend got me thinking about individual achievement in sports. Specifically, what’s one award or individual event I’d most like to win? How about a green jacket from Augusta or a Heisman Trophy or maybe Wimbledon? It’s a tough call. What would be your pick?