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Auburn News and Notes—5/31/17 Edition


There is a lot going on inside the SEC this week, from the Women's College World Series, to the SEC Baseball tournament, to Spring Meetings. Auburn is in the thick of all of these discussions. Get some up to date new and thoughts in this article!

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Auburn Baseball Making NCAA Regional is Special

By on May 30th, 2017 in Baseball, News 6 Comments »
Keegan Thompson
Auburn baseball vs George Washington on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 in Auburn, Ala. 
Photo by Wade Rackley/Auburn Athletics The Auburn baseball team learned its post season destination Monday. The Tigers will be traveling to a familiar place. Out of 20 NCAA Regional appearances, nine have been played at Dick Howser Stadium in Tallahassee, Florida, and the Tigers will be returning there Friday. Auburn (35–24) has been awarded the No. 3 seed in the ... Read Full Story

A Day to Remember Our Heroes

By on May 29th, 2017 in Memories, News 3 Comments »
Memorial-Day-Pics Today is Memorial Day. While there is nothing wrong with the usual backyard barbecues, picnics, or a day at the beach each year on the last Monday of May, this is a day that we, as a nation, should stop, reflect, and remember our fallen heroes.Since the founding of America, there have been over 1.1 million servicemen and women w... Read Full Story

Auburn Softball Comes Up Short … But Count on Tigers Going Back to Oklahoma City in 2018

By on May 28th, 2017 in News, Other Sports 6 Comments »

Myers and his team have nothing to be ashamed of. In the four years since taking the helm at Auburn, the Tigers have gone from being a middle-of-the pack SEC team to one of the most feared and respected teams in college softball.

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Auburn Softball Backs Are to the Wall … Drop Game One of Super Regional

By on May 27th, 2017 in News, Other Sports 8 Comments »
-28f58a556f3af09d Auburn dropped game one of the Super Regional to Oklahoma 4–0 on Friday. Makayla Martin pitched well enough to win, but she couldn't get run support from the offense. The Tigers had their chances but left runners stranded. You have to give credit to Sooner ace Paige Parker for some of that. She is one of the best pitchers in c... Read Full Story

Auburn Softball Hosts Super Regional – Baseball Awaits NCAA Tourney Selection

By on May 26th, 2017 in Baseball, News, Other Sports 1 Comment »
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The No. 7 Auburn Softball team (49–10) will host the No. 6 Oklahoma Sooners (54–9) at 3:00 p.m. CT in a rematch of the 2016 Women's College World Series finals.

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News and Notes from Auburn Sports

By on May 24th, 2017 in News, Other Sports 6 Comments »

Auburn softball took care of business and will host a super regional again, setting up a rematch of last year's national championship game with Oklahoma. It's a slow time for football, but Auburn received the big news that Kyle Davis was back on campus. Rarely has the return of a player who seemingly contributed little to last year's team been so celebrated. Elsewhere, Vegas odds on Heisman and win totals have been updated. These stories and thoughts are just a click away!

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Auburn Advances in SEC Tournament

By on May 24th, 2017 in Baseball, News 6 Comments »
Screen Shot 2017-05-24 at 2.36.30 AM Day one certainly didn't come easy for an Auburn team that has struggled mightily in the month of May, but they live to see another day in the SEC Tournament following a 5–4 win over Ole Miss in the first round. The Rebels took an early 2–0 lead before the Tigers broke it open in the fourth inning, scoring three runs from a... Read Full Story

Auburn and Ole Miss Meet in a Rematch Today in SEC Tournament

By on May 23rd, 2017 in Baseball, News 5 Comments »
636229536197567448-au1 For most of this baseball season, Auburn was near the top of the league standings. Then came a seven-game skid precipitated by the loss of ace Casey Mize. In less than three weeks the Tigers slipped from No. 1 to the middle of the pack. Today the No. 23 Tigers will begin play in the SEC Tournament. Instead of getting a first rou... Read Full Story

Austin Golson Named to Rimington Trophy Watch List

By on May 22nd, 2017 in Football, News 1 Comment »
usa-today-8526677.0 It seems as if the preseason football polls and award season watch list come earlier every year. Today, the Boomer Esiason Foundation announced its Watch List for the Rimington Trophy. The award recognizes the nation's best center in college football. Auburn senior Austin Golson was one of eight SEC centers to make the list. Th... Read Full Story

Auburn Softball Is Super Once Again! (Tigers Sweep Regional)

By on May 21st, 2017 in News, Other Sports 6 Comments »
635995367396701246-eb6fc6fd-f5b1-41ae-83ea-d65b829baa9e1 The Auburn softball team is returning to the NCAA Super Regional for the third consecutive year. The Tigers beat Cal 8–2 this afternoon at Jane B. Moore Field to secure their 12th win in the last three years of NCAA postseason play. While ace Kaylee Carlson (27–4) was dominant once again, allowing just one run in four inn... Read Full Story

Regrouping in September – (What will happen in the SEC and beyond by week 3?)

By on May 19th, 2017 in Football, News 5 Comments »
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So, what will happen in the SEC and beyond by week 3? Let’s dust off the crystal ball and try to guess. First off, I think Auburn’s will be ...

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109 Days: Reminiscing the Past While Looking to the Future

By on May 18th, 2017 in Football, News 7 Comments »

Today marks 109 days until football returns to Alabama. That number is important in the history and lore of Alabama's two flagship programs.

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Do or Die Time for Auburn Baseball

By on May 17th, 2017 in Baseball, News 8 Comments »

Remember when Auburn was sitting atop the SEC and looked like a candidate to host an NCAA Regional. What's caused the skid?:

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CHAR-R-R-R-RGE! – (A story about an Auburn round ball legend)

By on May 16th, 2017 in Basketball, Memories 13 Comments »
These were NOT fashion accessories--they were tools of the trade!

Take a "fast break" down memory "lane" with a story about an Auburn roundball legend.

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Auburn Softball Chronicles: Tigers Melt Under Five-Error Performance

By on May 15th, 2017 in News, Other Sports 1 Comment »

Auburn was unable to become the first ever three-peat SEC Champion as it failed to reach the finals. LSU dismantled the Auburn defense before losing to Ole Miss. What happened to the Tigers? Read more!

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Auburn Softball Awarded No. 7 National Seed!

By on May 14th, 2017 in News, Other Sports 6 Comments »

Auburn’s selection marks the third consecutive year for the Tigers to be one of the top eight seeds. It’s a big deal to be one of the Elite 8 national seeds because it means those teams can reach the Women’s College World Series without leaving home.

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A Daunting Trip to Clemson (Previewing the Auburn vs. Clemson Game)

By on May 13th, 2017 in Football, News 8 Comments »
Clemson McCloud

It's time now for the first Auburn road-game preview of the year! On September 9th, Auburn travels to Clemson, South Carolina for a tilt with the defending national champion in the stadium known as Death Valley. TV time has yet to be set, but this has to be one of the biggest matchups in the nation on this particular Saturday and ...

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Tigers Advance, Take on LSU in Semifinals

By on May 12th, 2017 in News, Other Sports 12 Comments »

Auburn advanced Thursday courtesy of some fine pitching and a Kendall Veach bomb. They are set to take on LSU, who gave Auburn a lot of trouble this season.

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SEC Softball Tournament Kicks Off (A Preview)

By on May 10th, 2017 in News, Other Sports 3 Comments »

The SEC Tournament bracket is set. Who will Auburn be facing? Read more!

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