Posts Tagged ‘toomer’s corner’

How to Properly Celebrate a Win Like Tonight

By Posted on: October 19th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 23 Comments »
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First of all let me say…WAR EAGLEAs some of you know I have one of the Toomers Corner seedlings in my front yard, now 15 feet tall. Tonight I want to tell you how you properly celebrate a win like this one.The first thing you do is teach your dog, like mine, to growl/bark/say WAR EAGLE, after Continue Story…

To Forgive, or Not to Forgive (that IS the question)

By Posted on: May 8th, 2013 in Football, Memories, Other Sports 14 Comments »

Six months of prison, about half of which has already been served, with a laughable probation after that.  And when he gets out, he’ll be a hero to thousands, if not millions, for the rest of his pathetic life.Upon first reflecting on this, I figured that if Hell didn’t exist already, God would have to Continue Story…

The Great Tradition of Rolling Toomer’s Corner Will Continue.

By Posted on: April 24th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football, News 8 Comments »
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It’s been two years since a twisted mind admitted to poisoning Auburn University’s famed Toomer Oaks. And Tuesday the trees were finally taken downSeveral thousand fans made the trek to Auburn this past weekend to be a part of history and to say goodbye to the 100 year old oaks. As workers removed the sacred Continue Story…

A Day to Circle the Wagons

By Posted on: April 22nd, 2013 in Football, News 8 Comments »
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A few weeks ago in this spot I questioned the wisdom behind holding a final rolling celebration for the Toomer’s Oaks. Would fans be in the mood to celebrate and say good bye to something that’s meant so much? It turns out I got it wrong – big time wrong.Saturday wasn’t so much a day Continue Story…

Mixed Emotions about Final Toomer’s Rolling

By Posted on: April 1st, 2013 in Football, News 13 Comments »
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There has been a lot written about the “celebration” following A-Day on April 20th when fans are invited to roll Toomer’s Corner for one last time. The city and university are spending a lot of money promoting and putting on the event.There’s commemorative toilet paper being made available and once the dead trees are chopped Continue Story…