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Auburn Loses Heartbreaker in Opening Round of College World Series

By on June 17th, 2019 in Baseball, News 3 Comments »
Auburn baseball had Mississippi State on the ropes in Sundays’ late game in the College World Series. The Tigers had  a 4–3 lead- in the bottom of the ninth, needing only one out to advance to the winner’s bracket, but it was not to be.Edouard Julien had almost single handily put the Tigers(38–27)  in a position to win... Read Full Story

Transition Year Ahead for Auburn Softball After Missing Another Women’s College World Series

By on June 12th, 2019 in Other Sports 6 Comments »
After years of failing to bring home the Women's College World Series Championship, the Pac-12 finally broke through to recapture the title that the conference once dominated. UCLA took down Oklahoma, the most stable and elite program in the country. The SEC wasn't represented in the finals for a second year as Alabama and Flori... Read Full Story

AUBURN WINS! … Tigers Punch Ticket to College World Series!

By on June 10th, 2019 in Baseball, News 8 Comments »
For the first time since Tim Hudson wore an Auburn uniform, the Auburn Tigers are making travel arrangements for Omaha, Nebraska. The Tigers beat 14th ranked North Carolina 14–7 to punch their ticket to the College World Series. And they did it dominating fashion, jumping on the Tar Heels in a 13-run first inning. The Tigers ... Read Full Story

Auburn and North Carolina Set to Play for Berth in College World Series

By on June 9th, 2019 in Baseball, News 3 Comments »
Auburn overcame a three-run deficit to win the first game of the Chapel Hill NCAA Super Regional Saturday. But there were no late game heroics today as North Carolina forced a decisive third game for Monday. The Tigers had their opportunities. In fact they came oh so close in the filth inning. Trailing North Carolina 2–0, Edo... Read Full Story

Auburn Football Head Coaches

By on June 8th, 2019 in Football 9 Comments »
The last Auburn head coach to get hired away     War Eagle, everybody! This week, I thought about previewing Auburn's week two and week three football opponents. The Tigers have a couple of evening tilts scheduled against nonconference foes Tulane and Kent State. I took a brief look at the history of the two series, and lear... Read Full Story

Ralph “Shug” Jordan and D-Day

By on June 5th, 2019 in Memories 12 Comments »

Fifteen minutes after landing on Utah Beach, he was wounded in his arm and shoulder by shrapnel from a German 88-millimeter shell that landed nearby. The painful wound rendered his left arm useless, yet,
he bravely led his men on their mission, blowing holes through the beach defenses to allow ...

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Auburn Baseball Makes It to Super Regional, “Doing It for Rod”

By on June 3rd, 2019 in Baseball, News 5 Comments »

Rod was probably jumping and shouting, “Holy Cow!” as Auburn beat No. 3 Georgia Tech 4–1 to advance to its second consecutive Super Regional. And you can bet he will be looking down from heaven next weekend when his Tigers will be playing the No. 14 Tar Heels in the North Carolina Super Regional.

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Auburn Squares Off Against the Ducks in Arlington: Previewing Auburn’s Season-Opening Matchup Against the Oregon Ducks

By on May 30th, 2019 in Football 3 Comments »
I would imagine this costume will not be comfortable in Dallas in late August!(Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)     War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for the first Auburn game preview of the year! On August 31st, Auburn will travel to Arlington, Texas to take on Oregon in the season opener. These are a pair of dangerous, yet... Read Full Story

Auburn Baseball Will be Playing for Rod Bramblett in Atlanta Regional

By on May 27th, 2019 in Baseball, News 8 Comments »

This will be the first time not to have popular play-by-play guy Rod Bramblett calling a regional game. Rod, who passed away Saturday, called Tiger games, along with Andy Burcham, for the past 25 years. He and Burcham ...

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Memorial Day 2019, Lest We Forget

By on May 27th, 2019 in Memories, News 4 Comments »

Memorial Day is more than the unofficial start of summer. It’s a time we, as a nation, stop and remember our fallen heroes lest we forget what they have meant to our posterity. We don't know them all but we owe them all ...

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Breaking News: Auburn Confirms Rod Bramblett and Wife Involved in Fatal Car Wreck

By on May 25th, 2019 in Football, News 9 Comments »

Rod Bramblett and his wife Paula both passed away from injuries received in the accident. This is a tragic and sad day for the Bramblett family as well as the entire Auburn family. Rod became an icon at Auburn and will be sorely missed. God bless his memory, and God bless his family during ...

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Auburn Suffers Crazy Ending to SEC Tournament Appearance

By on May 24th, 2019 in Baseball, News 3 Comments »
Going into its game with LSU Thursday, Auburn needed a good outing from starter Jack Owen and a strong presence at the plate to stay alive in the SEC Tournament. The Tigers got both and were leading the game 3–2 in the bottom of the ninth with one out when the they suffered a crazy, devastating loss.Auburn got the pitching it ... Read Full Story

Auburn Baseball Set for Rematch With LSU

By on May 23rd, 2019 in Baseball, News 4 Comments »
After being run-ruled by No. 2 Vanderbilt Wednesday, the Auburn Tigers are set to play LSU, a team they beat 5–4 in extra innings in the final game of the regular season. Today’s SEC Tournament game will pit LHP Jack Owen (4–2, 2.37 ERA) against LSU’s Landon Marceaux (4–2, 5.70 ERA). The two faced each other in the Fri... Read Full Story

Willis Departure Leaves More Questions on Malzahn

By on May 22nd, 2019 in Football 1 Comment »
It took longer than expected, but reports began to circulate less than a week ago that Malik Willis will elect to enter the famed transfer portal. Although no official word has been made about this, sources close to Willis say that a conversation between the two-year back up and the coaching staff took place last Thursday. Exiti... Read Full Story

Monday Musings From The Plains (5-20-19 Edition)

By on May 20th, 2019 in Baseball, News, Other Sports 4 Comments »
The Auburn softball team showed grit, determination, and a lot of heart over the weekend in having to face No. 6 national seed and regional host Arizona twice, including the NCAA Regional Championship round. That was particularly true after Auburn pitcher Ashlee Swindle suffered a scary injury Friday when she was hit over the ey... Read Full Story

Auburn Baseball Wins Final Home Game in Walk-off Fashion

By on May 15th, 2019 in Baseball, News 1 Comment »
With the game tied at 7- all, Everett Lau hit a pinch-hit, walk-off single to give Auburn an 11th inning 8–7 victory over North Alabama in the Tigers final home game Tuesday. Lau drove the ball down the left field line to score Ryan Bliss from third and end the game. It was the Tigers fourth walk-off win this year. Will Hol... Read Full Story

Monday Musings From The Plains

From Auburn Softball making the NCAA field, to the Baseball team’s chances at a post season berth, to an Auburn Legend getting a ‘special honor’ and much more in this edition of Musings.

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A Year of Promise Ahead?

By on May 10th, 2019 in Football 4 Comments »
A clean pocket is key for the advancement of young quarterbacks (John Reed-USA TODAY Sports)     War Eagle, everybody! Spring sports are winding down at Auburn, and it is time to look ahead to the 2019 college football season. There were plenty of reasons to be optimistic for this season, even before the previous year ended.... Read Full Story

Softball Ends Losing Streak Against Mizzou, Advances to SEC Quarter Finals

By on May 9th, 2019 in News, Other Sports 3 Comments »
One could say that streaks are meant to be broken. One could say that if you've lost nine straight, losing one more shouldn't be a surprise. One thing is for sure: Auburn was playing its worst softball in six years heading into the SEC tournament, and typically that is disastrous. It took five hours more than expected to get Au... Read Full Story

Upon Further Review: Auburn Softball Regular Season a Disappointment—Hitting Must Improve For SEC Tournament

By on May 7th, 2019 in News, Softball 3 Comments »
To say that Auburn softball has had a cult-like following over the last few years would be an understatement. The level of interest in the game and in Auburn's program exploded when Clint Myers took over the head coaching reins in 2014. The hiring of the nationally recognized coach brought instant notoriety to a struggling progr... Read Full Story
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