Archive for May, 2012

Auburn Softball Will Make 5th Consecutive Trip To NCAA Regionals

By Posted on: May 14th, 2012 in Other Sports Comments Off
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After the Auburn Softball Team ended their SEC Tournament play last week, Coach Tina Deese said, “We will be on pins and needles (waiting for the NCAA Regionals announcement).” Well that announcement came last night and the Tigers were selected to play in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. They were placed in the South West Regional to Continue Story…

More Conference Migration, Musical Chairs?

By Posted on: May 14th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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Oh no. Not again. Florida State might just be the next major FBS program to pitch a temper tantrum about their current conference financial arrangement and threaten to blow up college football once more. And these aren’t just rumors this time. University president Eric Barron has written a memo about the pros and cons of the Seminoles Continue Story…

Snake Bit Tigers Take Another One Run Loss

By Posted on: May 12th, 2012 in Baseball Comments Off
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The Auburn Baseball Team suffered their ninth one run loss last night (5-4) in Fayetteville to No.13 Arkansas. The loss spoiled another good performance by Auburn starter Daniel Koger. After giving up a two-run homer in the first inning, he retired 15 of the next 17 batters. He picked off at first base the two runners Continue Story…

“True Team Victory” Gives Auburn Series Win Over No.13 Arkansas (Win Clinches SEC Tournament Berth)

By Posted on: May 12th, 2012 in Baseball Comments Off
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The No.1 hitting team in the SEC bombed the Arkansas Razorbacks today with 18 hits and 12 runs to complete a series win for the Auburn Baseball Team. It was the most hits for Auburn in a conference game this year with nine different Tigers getting in on the act. Ryan Tella, Jay Gonzalez, and Bobby Andrews, each had three Continue Story…

Friday Links!

By Posted on: May 11th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! It’s time now for our weekly college sports links. My apologies for the absence of KoolBell this time. He’s having a heck of a week, and I’m the substitute teacher today. Y’all better play nice, or everybody’s staying after class! Here’s hoping I can add a few sagacious slants and pertinent points. Continue Story…

Guzman Named All-SEC, Will Lead Tigers In SEC Softball Tournament Today

By Posted on: May 10th, 2012 in Other Sports Comments Off
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Auburn senior shortstop Lauren Guzman and outfielder Branndi Melero were named to the All-Southeastern Conference softball teams on Wednesday. Guzman was a Second Team selection while Melero was named to the All-Freshman Team. Lauren holds the team-record for consecutive games played (228) since starting as a freshman in 2009. She leads Auburn with a .327 batting average, eight RBI’s Continue Story…

Auburn Downs Arkansas 3-2 In 10 Innings

By Posted on: May 10th, 2012 in Baseball Comments Off
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With the game tied 2-2 in the bottom of the ninth inning Auburn pitcher Derek Varnadore(3-7) took the mound against Arkansas and shut the door on the Hogs for two innings to pick up an important SEC win Thursday night in Fayetteville. The Tigers had their backs to the wall on the road against the No.13 Continue Story…

High Stakes in Starkville!

By Posted on: May 10th, 2012 in Football Comments Off
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War Eagle, everybody! It’s now time to preview Auburn’s September 8th matchup against the Mississippi State Bulldogs. For most of the last ten years, these two teams have squared off early in the season. Auburn has won nine of the last ten. What’s certain is that the loser can forget contending for the division title, and Continue Story…