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Softball Spotlight: An Interview With Kendall Veach

By on February 28th, 2017 in News, Other Sports 5 Comments »

Kendall Veach started the 2017 season hot after spending most of 2016 on the bench. Her first start in 2017 was due to illness of starter Tannon Snow, but the young sophomore from Selma made the most of her opportunity and seized a starting role. Track 'Em Tigers writer, Zach Taylor, interviewed the Tigers' cleanup hitter. Read more!

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Chip Lindsey Begins New Offensive Era Today at Auburn as Spring Practice Gets Underway

By on February 28th, 2017 in Football, News 11 Comments »
-afd15f1636a4190e For the first time in his 25-year career as an offensive coach, Gus Malzhan will not be running his offense. That means the Auburn Tigers may have a different look in 2017 under new offensive coordinator, Chip Lindsey. The formation of that new look starts today as Auburn opens spring practice. While the Tigers will be looking ... Read Full Story

Stidham or Bust?

By on February 27th, 2017 in Football, News 16 Comments »
JarrettStidham4 Auburn football is back. Tomorrow marks the earliest start to spring practice in memory. This one promises to be different. Chip Lindsey now has the keys to the offense, and he badly needs a driver.With Sean White on the mend, attention turns to Baylor transfer Jarrett Stidham. All eyes will be on whether this is a coronation or... Read Full Story

Spring Drills Start Next Tuesday!

By on February 24th, 2017 in Football, News 10 Comments »
Practice soon I'm looking forward to a good spring on the practice field (Photo by Acid Reign)     War Eagle, everybody! It's hard to believe that spring drills are nearly here. The calendar still says February, but it definitely feels like spring outdoors. The Tigers are getting to work early this season, and other Auburn coaches h... Read Full Story

Auburn Softball Starts 6–0 on Jane B. Moore Field

By on February 23rd, 2017 in News, Other Sports 9 Comments »

The Tigers will host their second invitational this weekend after finishing the Plainsman Invitational undefeated and outscoring opponents 40–5 behind spectacular pitching.

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Does Tommy Tuberville Have a Chance To Be Governor of Alabama?

By on February 22nd, 2017 in Football, News 13 Comments »
tommy-tuberville-tigerwalk If you live in the state of Alabama, you know by now there may be a new name entering politics in the next few weeks. In the last few hours, multiple news outlets have reported that former Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville is considering running for governor. Since taking the Texas Tech job in 2010 Tuberville has maintained a resid... Read Full Story

What is The College Basketball Invitational and Should Auburn Accept an Invitation if Offered?

By on February 21st, 2017 in Basketball, News 11 Comments »
41698457001_4609513471001_4609481887001-vs Color me embarrassed or color me stupid. Either way, when news broke yesterday that Bruce Pearl might consider Auburn’s participation in the College Basketball Invitational Tournament, I have to admit I didn't know what the CBI was. I certainly know about the once prestigious National Invitational Tournament, which in recent y... Read Full Story

Auburn Women’s Basketball Looks to Save Season in Final Week – Face Alabama Tonight

By on February 20th, 2017 in Basketball, News 4 Comments »
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The Tigers are currently 15–12 overall and in the middle of the league with a 5–8 SEC record. A 20-win season is still within reach if the ladies can win their last three contests and snatch a couple of wins in the SEC Tournament. Do that and a WNIT bid is assured, and an NCAA berth is within the realm of possibility.

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Signing Day to Season Finishes: Who Converts Stars to Wins

By on February 20th, 2017 in Football 21 Comments »

With national signing day wrapped up and future stars signing letters of intent, the next step is spring football before the long wait until September. Recently, Auburn relieved Scott Fountain, a recruiting guru and Auburn's special teams/tight ends coach, of his duties, replacing him with Larry Porter. As Track 'Em Tigers writer Jay Coulter wrote, Malzahn is doubling down on recruiting. Should he? Read how Auburn has done with its five-straight top ten recruiting classes.

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A New Start For Auburn Baseball

By on February 17th, 2017 in Baseball, News 5 Comments »
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Photo by Wade Rackley/Auburn Athletics It’s hard to believe it's that time of year again. It's time for baseball, that great American pastime. And on the college level, baseball usually comes before the beginning of spring. And, like spring, it awakens thoughts of new life.It brings hope and stirs the imagination like no other sport. After all it is part of the Ame... Read Full Story

This and that in Auburn

By on February 16th, 2017 in Football 5 Comments »
Adding on More construction at Jordan Hare Stadium is planned (Photo by Acid Reign)     War Eagle, everybody! It's another brisk February morning in the state of Alabama, and I'll look back on the week that was. We have leaking Tiger basketball defense, trouble with the trees, softball off to a great start, offensive football me... Read Full Story

Auburn Basketball Drops Another

By on February 15th, 2017 in Basketball 7 Comments »
C4uHeQRUYAARSjx Auburn dropped its second consecutive game on Tuesday night against 15th-ranked Florida, 114–95. The Gators set a school record for most points scored in a conference game. This should be the nail in the coffin for Auburn's NCAA Tournament hopes, as the Tigers' conference record drops to 5–8. Joe Lunardi predicts that four ... Read Full Story

Auburn Leaves Puerto Vallarta 3–1, SIUE Next

By on February 14th, 2017 in News, Other Sports 2 Comments »

Auburn kicked off the season with a win against the No. 1 team in the nation before dropping a close game to the 14th ranked Washington Cougars, The Tigers wrapped up the trip to Mexico with two wins. Read how the Tigers accomplished these wins and see who they play next.

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Tuesday Ramblings From The Plains (Valentine’s Day Edition)

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A look at what's happening this week on The Plains: from Valentines to Toomer Oaks to recruiting to Auburn chances at March Madness and more.

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Tigers Notch “Worst Loss” Of Pearl’s Tenure

By on February 13th, 2017 in Basketball, Memories 3 Comments »

The Tigers were flirting with "the bubble" once again as they headed into a matchup with Ole Miss. The winner of the game would move into the top half of the SEC. Auburn played its best half of basketball before playing its: worst.

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Malzahn Doubles Down on Recruiting

By on February 13th, 2017 in Football, News 13 Comments »
We may never know why assistant coach Scott Fountain was shown the door by Gus Malzahn. Coming off one of the best recruiting jobs of his career, Fountain was ceremonially dumped last week to make room for former Memphis coach Larry Porter.Porter is regarded as one of the top recruiters in the country and is expected to help Mal... Read Full Story

New Look Tigers Split Doubleheader in Mexico

By on February 10th, 2017 in News, Other Sports 23 Comments »

The Women's College World Series runners-up returned to action in a spectacular matchup in Mexico against the National Champion Oklahoma Sooners before taking on the Washington Huskies in the nightcap game. Read about the action.

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Changes and Turnover

By on February 9th, 2017 in Football, News 10 Comments »
Addition Let's put the press in the corner of the end zone AND take away their parking.     War Eagle, everybody! Wow, has this been a mind-blowing week. There is lots of news in the Auburn world, and quite a bit of it is of the head-scratching variety. The program has announced a new construction project that will add a toweri... Read Full Story

Why Would Auburn’s Best Recruiter Not Be Returning In 2017?

By on February 8th, 2017 in Football, News 15 Comments »
-70f6a4c79852b6bbjuliebennett This is the time of year for the collegiate coaching carousel to be swirling. And there have been some surprise changes among the SEC coaching ranks in recent days. First, came news that LSU had relieved wide receivers coach Dameyune Craig of his duties the day after national signing day. Then Nick Saban and Steve Sarkisian pa... Read Full Story

Morning Musings: Picking Up Steam

By on February 8th, 2017 in Basketball, Football 5 Comments »
9774308-ncaa-basketball-georgia-auburn Auburn basketball... picked up its fifth conference and 16th total win last night after defeating Mississippi State in a high-scoring battle that seemed like it would never end, 98–92. Mustapha Heron led the way for the Tigers once again as he scored 17 points with six rebounds and four assists. And freshman center, Austin W... Read Full Story