Archive for May, 2011

McElroy and Caldwell Earn All-SEC Honors

By Posted on: May 25th, 2011 in Baseball Comments Off
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Casey McElroy (23) is greeted after a homerun by teammates earlier this year, including Tony Caldwell (14). As the Auburn Baseball team prepared to play No.1 South Carolina in the SEC Tournament, two Tiger standouts were name to the All-SEC Teams on Tuesday. Junior Casey McElroy (shortstop) was named to the First Team and senior Tony Caldwell(catcher) Continue Story…

Harvey Updyke Says He’s A Victim

By Posted on: May 23rd, 2011 in News Comments Off
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The infamous tree poisoner, “Al from Dadeville.” Harvey Almorn Updyke, the man who confessed to trying to kill Auburn University’s landmark Toomer’s Corner Oak trees has given an interview to ESPN.com’s Wright Thompson. He had some interesting things to say to Thompson. For one he denies being the man that poisoned Auburn’s legendary Toomer’s Oaks. In Continue Story…

Auburn Baseball: A Season of Missed Opportunities

By Posted on: May 23rd, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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When the straw that stirs the drink in your athletic program claims a national championship, it tends to raise the bar for all other sports. That’s certainly been the case at Auburn this year. With a national title in the books for football, fans are now asking when it will happen in basketball and baseball. Continue Story…

Tuesday College Football Reader

By Posted on: May 23rd, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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I still love this picture and have been waiting to reuse it for soooo long now. To Hell With Math: The Big 12 Staying the Big 12 Despite Being a Safety Down During the nationwide game of Musical Conferences in the spring of 2010, the Big 12 turned out to be the biggest loser, all in part Continue Story…

One Run Cost Auburn Repeat Championship

By Posted on: May 21st, 2011 in Baseball Comments Off
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Auburn Sophomore Slade Smith dominated Tennessee for 8 1/3 innings Saturday.   The Auburn Baseball team was two outs away from clinching their second consecutive SEC Western Division Championship Saturday, when they gave up a 4-3 win to the Tennessee Volunteers. The loss keeps Auburn from being the first Tiger team since 1965 to repeat as Division champs. Continue Story…

Auburn Has Three Inducted Into Alabama Sports Hall of Fame

By Posted on: May 21st, 2011 in Baseball Comments Off
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The Big Hurt was one of three former Auburn greats to be inducted into the Ala. Sports Hall of Fame. “You could see how great a player he would be the first time he walked out on the field at Auburn.” Legendary Auburn Baseball Coach Hal Baird said about former Tiger great Frank Thomas.” Baird Continue Story…

Bulldogs Bring it to Jordan Hare!

By Posted on: May 19th, 2011 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! It’s time for another Auburn football opponent preview. On September 10th, the Mississippi State Bulldogs will visit Auburn in the SEC opener for both teams. Auburn will be coming off an opening tune-up against Utah State. The Bulldogs open a couple of days earlier, with a Thursday night matchup against the Memphis Tigers. Continue Story…

Record Setting Year Continues For Auburn Softball – (Updated 5/20)

By Posted on: May 18th, 2011 in Other Sports Comments Off

Auburn Coach Tina Deese will be guiding her Tigers in the NCAA Regionals Thursday. On February 9th, this writer predicted that the Auburn Softball team would win the SEC. I will be the first to say I was wrong. However, the Tigers did come close in the SEC Tournament last Saturday.  After defeating the powerful Florida Gators they Continue Story…