Archive for May, 2011

Estelle Makes Presence Felt In First Year

By Posted on: May 17th, 2011 in Other Sports Comments Off

On February 12, 2011 Morgan Estell took the field for the first time as an Auburn Tiger. She was the leadoff hitter in the Tigers’ opening game against Alabama State. The second pitch the Freshman saw, was driven out of the park for the first homerun of her collegiate career and a star was born for Auburn Continue Story…

Del Marsh: A Profile In Courage

By Posted on: May 16th, 2011 in Football Comments Off

As Auburn prepares to unveil statues honoring its three Heisman Trophy winners this fall, how about adding one more to the list? The bold move last week by Senate Pro Tem Del Marsh to block the reappointment of Bobby Lowder and others to the Auburn Board of Trustees is every bit deserving of a Heisman Continue Story…

An Early Iron Bowl Scrimmage to Benefit Tuscaloosa Tornado Victims?

By Posted on: May 16th, 2011 in Football Comments Off

From why didn’t I think of, someone launches a Facebook page last week suggesting the idea that Auburn and Alabama mount some form of pre-season scrimmage to raise money for the victims of the storms of April 27th.Ahh, if it was just that easy. As a matter of fact, maybe Nick Saban or Gene Chizik are wondering why they didn’t Continue Story…

Big Baseball Weekend on the Plains – Auburn vs. Alabama (Updated:Tigers Win Series!)

By Posted on: May 14th, 2011 in Baseball Comments Off

Auburn’s Casey McElroy tags out Alabama player during Capital City Classic earlier this season.   Auburn faces their biggest rival this weekend in the final home stand of the year. Anytime Auburn and Alabama get together it’s a big deal but this three day series is of particular importance. Both teams are vying for the Continue Story…

Tigers Lose Close One to Volunteers

By Posted on: May 13th, 2011 in Other Sports Comments Off

No. 1 seeded Tennessee scored one run on a single and another on a throwing error to eliminate Auburn from the Southeastern Conference Softball Tournament Friday. The Tigers had been playing great ball at the right time but on Friday they could not push the runs across when the opportunity arose. Auburn left nine runners Continue Story…

Aggies visit Auburn for the Season Opener!

By Posted on: May 12th, 2011 in Football Comments Off

War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for a preview of Auburn’s 2011 football opener, the Utah State Aggies. They’ll visit Jordan Hare Stadium on September 3rd. The game will be the season-opener for both teams. Both teams will display a lot of new faces in September. Auburn replaces 36 scholarship players from last season’s BCS Champion Continue Story…

Tigers Face Tall Task – (Updated 10:30 pm CT)

By Posted on: May 12th, 2011 in Other Sports Comments Off

Auburn seniors will lead Tigers in their 12th SEC Tournament today in Oxford, Miss. The Auburn softball team will face Florida, the No. 3 ranked team in the country today in game two of the SEC Tournament at 1:30 CT in Oxford, Mississippi. The Tigers are 2-3 in Tournament play against Florida. The last time Continue Story…

Humble Pie Doesn’t Taste So Bad

By Posted on: May 10th, 2011 in Basketball Comments Off
SEC Basketball Tournament - First Round

The first bite of humble pie usually tastes bitter in the mouth. But take it from a veteran pie eater, after the first bite it doesn’t taste too bad. Actually it goes down rather well when chased by a dose of reality. This time reality for me was brought to the table by the Georgia Bulldogs, who Continue Story…