Archive for February, 2012

Blanche Alverson Named SEC Women’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year

By Posted on: February 29th, 2012 in Basketball Comments Off
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Auburn Junior Blanche Alverson is a very good basketball player. She plays both guard and forward and is currently second in the SEC in 3-point shooting percentage with a 41.4 percent average. Her 53 treys this season rank eighth on Auburn’s all-time single-season 3-point list. In addition, Alverson is fourth on the women’s basketball team Continue Story…

Nell Fortner A True Auburn Woman

By Posted on: February 29th, 2012 in News Comments Off
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In April 2004, Auburn AD, Hal Baird offered a WNBA Coach the opportunity to become the fifth head coach in the history of Auburn Women’s Basketball. The Indiana Fever Coach accepted and in so doing, she did what most coaches are afraid to do – follow a coaching legend. After all Joe Ciampi was the winn-ingest basketball coach in Continue Story…

Auburn Offensive Staff Makes Big Impact at Junior Day

By Posted on: February 27th, 2012 in Football Comments Off

One thing is certain. Despite coming on late down the stretch to grab another top 10 recruiting class in 2012, Auburn coaches have no intention of falling behind this year. Auburn put together a solid Junior Day over the weekend and walked away with its fourth commitment for 2013. Four-star wide receiver Earnest Robinson from Continue Story…

Process of Elimination: Let’s Determine What a Playoff Should Not Be

By Posted on: February 27th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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Last week, eleven conference commissioners and the Notre Dame AD met in Dallas basking in the glitz and glory of trying to determine a future playoff scenario for major college football. Nearly all interviewed stressed the fact that this would be a gradual process of determination, but none have confessed how quickly this subject moved Continue Story…

The Auburn Recruiting Trail

By Posted on: February 26th, 2012 in Football Comments Off

This past Saturday, Auburn held it’s Spring Junior Days event, and have already garnered some impressive results. In fact Saturday afternoon Coach Chizik received a commitment from Pinson Valley wide out Earnest Robinson. The nations 101st top prospect according to Rivals.com. Below are some links to stories around the WebSphere.   War Eagle Extra At Continue Story…

Friday Ramblings

By Posted on: February 25th, 2012 in Football Comments Off

Auburn starts this spring anew. Photo(s) courtesy of al.com (via media.al.com)   Spring practice set to start March 21st…. To tell you how happy I was just to type that, I was at a loss for words, initially. Never fear, I have recovered, and you my dear reader, will be the one that suffers through my Continue Story…

Tigers Let Hogs off the Ropes

By Posted on: February 25th, 2012 in Basketball Comments Off
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Auburn Basketball had Arkansas on the ropes in the Arena tonight but couldn’t finish the job. The Tigers led by as much as 12 points in the second half yet let the Hogs (18-11) come back to take a 77-71 victory. Auburn came out firing on all cylinders and at one point in the first Continue Story…

Auburn’s Faces No. 8 Arizona in First Road Trip

By Posted on: February 24th, 2012 in Baseball Comments Off
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The last time Derek Varnadore stepped on the mound he fanned 11 batters as the Auburn Ace won the season opener 5-2 over the Missouri Tigers. That was February 17th. Today at 5 p.m. he is scheduled to be the starter in the first game of a three game series againstArizona in Tucson. The off season shoulder surgery Varny Continue Story…