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Women’s College World Series Matchup: Auburn vs UCLA Preview

By on June 2nd, 2016 in Other Sports 3 Comments »
Auburn softball celebrates after earning their ticket to the Women's College World Series.
Arizona vs Auburn softball in Auburn, Ala., on Sunday, May 29, 2016 during the NCAA Softball Super Regionals. Kris Sims/Auburn Athletics The No. 4 Auburn Tigers take on No.12 UCLA today in the first game of the Women's College World Series. What can Tiger fans expect from the 40–14–1 Bruins?To start with, the Bruins are as good a hitting team as Auburn has faced. They rank 16th in slugging percentage and 27th in batting average. All but one UCLA starter hits ... Read Full Story

Why Kasey Cooper Should Have Won USA Collegiate Player of the Year

By on June 1st, 2016 in Other Sports 2 Comments »
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Auburn's Kasey Cooper has hoisted a lot of individual awards, but missed out on the biggest yet. Take a look at why she should have won.

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Tigers Bounce Back Big – Look to Oklahoma City and UCLA

By on June 1st, 2016 in Other Sports 1 Comment »
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Auburn bounced back after a game one loss and facing elimination by beating Arizona twice on Sunday afternoon. The Tigers punched their ticket to Oklahoma City where they will battle UCLA. - Read more for game preview.

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Early Departures: A Trend or Coincidence?

By on May 31st, 2016 in Football 11 Comments »
Nov 21, 2015; Auburn, AL, USA; Auburn Tigers running back Roc Thomas (9) runs the ball for a touchdown during the fourth quarter against the Idaho Vandals at Jordan Hare Stadium. Auburn won 56-34. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports

Tim Irvin became the 11th member of Auburn's football team to leave since the conclusion of the 2015 season. Some believe his departure was about playing time while others see it as a bad omen. Is this a troubling trend?

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We Will Never Forget!

By on May 30th, 2016 in Memories 2 Comments »
Today is a day we set aside to remember those that made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our freedoms, our way of life, and our country. There is no greater love of country than to lay down one’s life for one's homeland. God bless our fallen heroes. We will never forget! ... Read Full Story

Auburn Softball Wins Super Regional – Starts Journey to a Possible National Championship

By on May 30th, 2016 in Memories, Other Sports 8 Comments »
-9cf183d6d3069bc2 The Auburn softball team went into Sunday's final of the NCAA Super Regional down by one game. After dropping Saturday's opening game 5–3 to Arizona, the Tigers had to force a game three to advance to the Women's College World Series for the second year in a row. The Tigers did just that, downing the Wildcats 4–1 and 6–1.... Read Full Story

Super Regional Matchup: Auburn vs Arizona Preview (Update: Tigers drop game 1 – Must win 2 games Sun.)

By on May 27th, 2016 in Other Sports 6 Comments »
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Auburn is set to host the Super Regional Series against the Arizona Wildcats starting this Saturday night. This series will renew a heated rivalry between coaches Myers and Candrea. What are the secrets to the Tigers returning to Oklahoma City? Click and find out!

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Aggies Come Calling (Previewing Texas A&M)

By on May 26th, 2016 in Football 9 Comments »
Aggie Knight Oklahoma transfer Trevor Knight has been named the Aggies' starting QB.     War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for another Auburn football preview! Auburn will host Texas A&M in the third game of the season on September 17th. We've seen some spirited battles in the first four games of this SEC series, and this one will ... Read Full Story

Midweek Ramblings From The Plains

-1c17ff2f8c176ba1 After scheduling three satellite camps in Georgia and Mississippi, Auburn is set to hold a camp in the fertile recruiting ground of Miami, Fl. June 10. Auburn has signed 14 players from Florida in the last two years. Yesterday, the Auburn football team lost a four star D-back who hailed from south Florida when sophomore Tim Irv... Read Full Story

Run Tommy – Run! … (tribute to a national championship running back)

By on May 24th, 2016 in Football, Memories, News 7 Comments »
20418606-mmmain There were no organized little leagues when Tommy was a child. He grew up playing sandlot football in the streets and fields around Bessemer, Alabama. Even at an early age it was apparent he was a gifted athlete. So much so that he was often invited to play ball with older teenagers when he was still in elementary school. That... Read Full Story

Monday Musings

By on May 23rd, 2016 in Football 6 Comments »
I’ll be the first to admit that I know little about Jacksonville St. or their athletic program. What I do know is they are damn good at football and softball. Yesterday’s blowout win notwithstanding, I hope those who make out the schedules in the athletic department stay clear of northeastern Alabama.They may be small in sch... Read Full Story

Tigers Run Rule Jacksonville State 14–2 to Win NCAA Regional! – (updated with times for Super Regional)

By on May 22nd, 2016 in Other Sports 9 Comments »
20411942-mmmain Who says Auburn softball is a pitching team? The Tigers bombed Jacksonville State Sunday to win the NCAA Region Championship!Auburn scored early and often. The Tigers jumped on the Gamecocks in the first inning 4–0 and went on to run rule JSU 14–2 after scoring one in the second and six more in the third.The player of the ga... Read Full Story

Auburn Softball Advances to NCAA Regional Championship Game With 6–1 Defeat of SC Upstate

By on May 21st, 2016 in News, Other Sports 2 Comments »
11821003 The Auburn softball team advanced to the NCAA Regional Championship game Saturday with a 6–1 win over South Carolina Upstate. Emily Carosone hit a 2-run double to put the Tigers up in the second inning, and the Tigers never looked back. However, good defense and great pitching were the difference in the game. Sophomore Kayl... Read Full Story

Backs Are Against the Wall for Auburn Baseball – (Update: Tigers’ season ends in Nashville)

By on May 21st, 2016 in Baseball, News 9 Comments »
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Auburn went into Saturday's game tied with Tennessee for the final berth in the SEC Tourney but lost 4–3 despite Anfernee Grier hitting two home runs. The Vols then beat UGA 5–2 and will play in Hoover.

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Arkansas State Preview! (Or not. I’d rather comment on the fantastic ladies of spring, this week!)

By on May 19th, 2016 in Football 5 Comments »
Arky State logo Can the Red Wolves seriously threaten Auburn in week two?     War Eagle, everybody! It's time now to look ahead to week two of Auburn's fall football schedule. On September 10th, the Tigers open the home slate with defending Sun Belt champion, Arkansas State. As we saw last season, it's a mistake to just dismiss any non-powe... Read Full Story

Coach Malzahn’s Election Year Answers to JF III’s Outside Training

By on May 17th, 2016 in Football 3 Comments »

It took a week for Auburn head football coach Gus Malzahn to end the speculation on his feelings regarding John Franklin III’s work with Michael Vick, Dominic Frazier and Oliver Bozeman. Or did he?

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Auburn SEC Softball Tournament Recap and Preview to NCAA Regional Play

By on May 17th, 2016 in Other Sports 3 Comments »
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The Auburn Tigers won their second straight SEC Tournament, which only two other teams have accomplished. Along the way, they defeated No. 4 Alabama and No. 1 Florida in the same afternoon before dominating LSU. Auburn drew the fourth seed in the Women's College World Series, which means an in-state matchup against Jacksonville State. Read the recap of the tournament and a preview to the JSU game on Friday.

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Monday Musings

By on May 16th, 2016 in Other Sports 4 Comments »

From Auburn Softball to Michael Vick to Larry Tunsil to Kirby Smart to who will be Auburn's starting quarterback in 2016. Check out Jay's musings

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Auburn Softball Wins Second Consecutive SEC Tournament Championship – (Update: Tigers Seeded 4th in NCAA Tourney)

By on May 14th, 2016 in News, Other Sports 12 Comments »
CidC4mOVAAAh9uG Auburn softball beat LSU today in convincing fashion, humbling the No. 13 Bengals 7–1 to win its second consecutive SEC Tournament Championship. In a day that saw senior Tiffany Howard hit her first career home run, the Orange and Blue Tigers relied on good defense and great pitching to send the purple crew back to Baton Ro... Read Full Story

Tigers Visit Tigers! (previewing Auburn vs. Clemson)

By on May 14th, 2016 in Football 10 Comments »
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War Eagle, everybody! It's time now for the first Auburn opponent preview of the year! On September 3rd, the Auburn Tigers will host the Clemson Tigers at Jordan-Hare Stadium. As season openers go, none have been bigger for Auburn. Clemson is the returning Atlantic Coast Conference champion, and they took Alabama to the wire in last January's national championship game.

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