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A Battle of Eagles! (Previewing Auburn hosting Southern Mississippi)

By on June 8th, 2018 in Football, News 3 Comments »
It has been a decade since these two teams met (Photo by Acid Reign)     War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for the another Auburn game preview! On September 29th, Auburn will host the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles. This is a game Auburn should win, but after Auburn got decked in back-to-back years by this school in 19... Read Full Story

Midweek Ramblings From The Plains

Like a fired coach who feels like he's still got some years left to contribute, former Auburn Athletics Director Jay Jacobs is staying in administration of college athletics. Jacobs, who was allowed to retire this spring after scandal rocked the men's basketball and women's softball programs, has accepted the executive associate... Read Full Story

Auburn, NCAA Regional Champs!

By on June 4th, 2018 in Baseball, News 6 Comments »
Last week after hearing Auburn would be playing in the Raleigh Regional, Coach Butch Thompson said , “We want to finish a tournament and be the last one left standing.” The Tigers gave their coach  his wish in a big way on Sunday by defeating host North Carolina State 15–7.  Auburn (42–21) swept through the Regional un... Read Full Story

A Visit from the Razorbacks (Previewing Arkansas at Auburn)

This may be one of the harder teams to figure out, this year      War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for the another Auburn SEC game preview! On September 22nd, Auburn will host the Arkansas Razorbacks at Jordan-Hare Stadium. The last couple of seasons, Auburn has totally destroyed Arkansas, 56–3 in Auburn and 52–20 in ... Read Full Story

Stidham Snubbed in Preseason Awards

By on May 30th, 2018 in Football, News 8 Comments »
There are under 100 days left before college football returns, and the return of summer means preseason magazines. There are a handful of "respected" magazines such as Lindy's and Street and Smith's, but perhaps the most respected among them, and typically the first to hit the shelves, is Athlon Sports & Life. In these magaz... Read Full Story

Auburn Snubbed by NCAA Selection Committee, Looks to be Last Team Standing in Raleigh Regional

By on May 28th, 2018 in Baseball, News 9 Comments »
For the second consecutive year Auburn baseball will play in an NCAA regional. The NCAA Selection Committee announced today the Tigers will be the No. 2 seed at the Raleigh Regional. The Tigers will face No. 3 seed Northeastern in their opening game on Friday. No. 4 army will play No. 1 seed NC State in the second game.It's an i... Read Full Story

Memorial Day 2018—We Choose Never To Forget Their Sacrifice

By on May 28th, 2018 in Memories, News 2 Comments »
Today is a day we choose to remember those that have made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our freedoms, our way of life, and our country.There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. God bless our fallen heroes, God bless those in harms way today, and God bless the USA!                ... Read Full Story

Auburn Baseball – Ole Miss, again. Well, that didn’t go well…

By on May 25th, 2018 in Baseball, News 7 Comments »
Here we go again. After a stumble to aTm, our Tigers yet again square off against Ole Miss. But we have rain and, as such, a delay in the start of this game against the Rebels.We will provide updates as we have them. The SEC has stated that the plan is to get the games in today, but Mother Nature reigns supreme, so we shall see.... Read Full Story

Tigers Bump Ole Miss—Advance to SEC Tourney Winner’s Bracket (UPDATE: A&M 4 AU 2, but Tigers still in it)

By on May 23rd, 2018 in Baseball, News 5 Comments »
For the first time since 2003 Auburn has won two games in the SEC Tournament as the Tigers (39–19, 17–15 SEC) defeated Ole Miss (42–15, 19–13 SEC) 9–3 Wednesday. Auburn now advances to the winner's bracket and will face Texas A&M (38–19, 14–17 SEC) Thursday at 4:30 p.m. CT.The No. 21 Tigers trailed the Rebels 2... Read Full Story

Auburn Freshman Delivers Biggest Hit of His Life to Advance Tigers in SEC Tournament

By on May 23rd, 2018 in Baseball, News 12 Comments »
"I just wanted to put the ball in play, anything that could've helped the team win." And Auburn's Edouard Julien did just that in the Tiger's SEC Tournament victory over Kentucky Tuesday.Leading 3–2 in the ninth inning Auburn appeared to be on its way to an opening round victory when the Wildcats forced extra innings. Then in ... Read Full Story

Auburn Softball Review: Season Ends in Regionals, Tigers Look to Future

By on May 22nd, 2018 in News, Other Sports 7 Comments »
It’s been a tough few days to be an Auburn softball fan. The entire Southeastern Conference made it to regional play with nine of the SEC teams hosting regionals. But for the first time in several years, Auburn wasn't one of them. The Tigers sat just outside the Top 16 and had a chance in the last week of play and possibly the... Read Full Story

This and That for Your Weekend

By on May 18th, 2018 in Football 5 Comments »
I expect a big year for Auburn football (Photo by Acid Reign)     War Eagle, everybody! We'll take a break this week from the preview business, and take a look around the Auburn sports world. Next week, I'll get back to Auburn's opponents, when Auburn hosts a rebuilding Arkansas team in week 4. This week will be a more laidb... Read Full Story

Intercollegiate Athletics Has Lost a Giant and the SEC a Legend

Mike Slive, the man who almost single-handedly changed the face of intercollegiate athletics, has passed away. He was commissioner of the Southeastern Conference from 2002 to 2015, but his influence reached further than just the footprint of the 14-member league. He set the standard for other leagues when he negotiated huge tel... Read Full Story

Auburn Softball Begins NCAA Regionals—Tiger Baseball Destination May Be Determined This Weekend

The Southeastern Conference is known nationally as a powerhouse football conference, however, the SEC is also one of the toughest softball leagues in the nation. Proof of that came Sunday when for the second straight year the SEC placed all 13 teams in the NCAA Tournament.Yet, for the first time in four years, Auburn (40–15) w... Read Full Story

Tigers vs. Tigers at Jordan-Hare! (Previewing Auburn’s SEC opening matchup against the LSU Tigers)

By on May 11th, 2018 in Football 6 Comments »
A titanic war in the trenches awaits!(Photo by Acid Reign)     War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for the first Auburn SEC game preview of the year! On September 15th, Auburn will host the LSU Tigers in the SEC opener for both teams. This is an important battle in a loaded SEC Western Division. Last year, LSU nipped Auburn ... Read Full Story

Tigers Bounced By Bama, Wait for NCAA Tourney Destination

By on May 10th, 2018 in News, Other Sports 3 Comments »
Wednesday night, Auburn softball took the field against its hated rival in their first game of the SEC Tournament in Columbia, Missouri. It would end up being the Tigers last game of the tournament as Alabama advanced to take on first seed Florida on Thursday. The Tigers finished their SEC season 11–13 when Bama evened the sea... Read Full Story

Keeping Up with the Joneses

By on May 9th, 2018 in Football, News 26 Comments »
Like many schools across the nation, Auburn experienced the flight of many early departures to the NFL draft as well as seniors looking to make their mark on the next level. Unlike its rivals Georgia and Alabama, Auburn had no first round draft picks, despite being the only team in college football to beat both of those teams th... Read Full Story

AU Softball Ends Season with Shutout Sweep … Ready to Face Tide in SEC Tournament

By on May 8th, 2018 in News, Other Sports 1 Comment »
It's just what the Tigers needed after getting swept in the last SEC series of the season. With the SEC tournament kicking off Wednesday against the Crimson Tide, an offensive breakout is exactly the medicine Auburn needs to go after another SEC crown. The Texas A&M pitching and defense stifled the Tigers, who scored just t... Read Full Story

Around The Plains… Monday Musings

From Auburn football recruiting to the SEC Softball Tournament to baseball's offensive resurgence and more in this edition of Monday Musings.

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This and That in Early May in Auburn

By on May 3rd, 2018 in Football 6 Comments »
Alabama State's marching band can put on quite the show!     War Eagle, everybody! This week, I should be previewing Auburn's second football opponent of the season. Auburn will host the Alabama State Hornets on September 8th. While I could try to make comparisons down through the various positions for this game, there reall... Read Full Story