Archive for February, 2011

Auburn Swimming – SEC Champs Again !

By Posted on: February 21st, 2011 in Other Sports Comments Off

Auburn Men’s Swimming and Diving Team celebrate the Tigers SEC  Championship.   “This is the way the meet is supposed to be,” Auburn Head Swimming Coach Brett Hawke remarked after Auburn edged Florida to win their 15th consecutive SEC Championship Saturday, at the University of Florida. He added, “The SEC is an extremely tough conference and Florida always Continue Story…

Coach Chizik’s Message to the Auburn Family About Toomer’s Oaks

By Posted on: February 19th, 2011 in Football, News Comments Off

Auburn University has released the following message from Head Football Coach Gene Chizik about the poisoning of the oak trees on Toomer’s Corner. “It’s unfortunate that an incident like this has occurred, but it was an isolated act by one individual. I encourage the entire Auburn family to continue to show class and dignity moving Continue Story…

Largest Opening Day Crowd – Boost Auburn’s Win Over Arkansas State

By Posted on: February 19th, 2011 in Football Comments Off

Auburn’s Casey McElroy steals second base in Tigers’ 12-5 win over Arkansas State Friday night.   Auburn defeated Arkansas State in their season opener at Hitchcock Field Friday night 12-5 in front of a sell out crowd. The Tigers led the entire game but State closed the gap to 6-5 in the seventh inning. Auburn came back scoring Continue Story…

Does Tree Poisoning Spell the End for Paul Finebaum?

By Posted on: February 17th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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Syndicated radio host Paul Finebaum has made a small fortune over the years inciting fans from both Auburn and Alabama. The talk show host has made an art out of drawing in callers from both sides of the rivalry that have no affiliation with either institution. For years his radio program has been regarded by Continue Story…

NBC Nightly News Report on Toomer’s Poisoning

By Posted on: February 17th, 2011 in Football Comments Off

     

Reflections on the Tragedy at Toomer’s Corner

By Posted on: February 17th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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A day after news broke of the tree poisoning at Toomer’s Corner, we now have a face to put with the name, “Al from Dadeville.” As news sinks in that the trees will likely die, it’s easy to see there are no winners in this tragedy. Auburn fans have lost something that’s every bit as Continue Story…

Toomer’s Incident Puts Auburn-Alabama Rivalry In Uncharted Waters (Updated)

By Posted on: February 16th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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If you’re like me, you are sick to your stomach today. One of college football’s great traditions has been taken away by some twisted individual who thought ruining one school’s tradition would bring glory to another. With news that the famed oaks at Toomer’s Corner have been poisoned and likely will die, all eyes now Continue Story…

Auburn Baseball Picked To Repeat As SEC West Champs

By Posted on: February 16th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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It’s the top of the ninth inning. Auburn trails Clemson 9-8, facing elimination from the NCAA Regional Baseball Tournament. Outfielder Creed Simpson is at the plate …. With two strikes and two outs he hammers the next pitch over the “green monster” in left center, for a three run homer. Pandemonium breaks loose in Plainsman Park and Continue Story…