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Keeping the Faith Despite Losing so Much

FORMER MANCHESTER HEAD COACH JERRY WILLIAMS IS ONE TOUGH GUY

If you ask anyone in the Meriwether County who Jeremy Williams is, the first thing there going to do is smile or laugh. A coach that made a name for himself at Manchester, Harris County, and Greenville high never let anything get in his way, even ALS. “My last several years of coaching with als, were some of my best. My drive to…

Tigers Set to Open 2017 Campaign

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No. 10 Auburn opens its 2017 campaign against in-state foe South Alabama Friday night at the Auburn Soccer Complex. The Tigers hold a 12-1-0 advantage in the all-time series and have won the last 11 tilts dating back to 1995. Auburn was picked to finish sixth by the SEC coaches in the annual preseason poll. The Tigers trail Florida, Texas…

Return of the State Champs

BEAUREGARD WORKING TO MAKE IT BACK TO THE PLAYOFFS

The 2016 Alabama 5A state champs will look very similar this upcoming season. Beauregard graduated a few keys spots but return the majority of the starting positions including their quarterback and Mr. Football who played a big part in the success they had last year. “Had a great season. We hope to put together the same sort of season we…

Four Tigers Tabbed to SEC Preseason Watch List

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The Southeastern Conference unveiled its soccer coaches’ preseason list with five Auburn players selected as players to watch for the upcoming season. Kristen Dodson, Bri Folds, Sarah Le Beau and Courtney Schell earned recognition on the annual preseason list. Dodson, a senior, was an all-conference performer in 2016 after breaking the program’s single-season record for points with 38. She found…

Campus Construction Updates for Auburn Football Gameday

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As preparations continue for the 2017 Auburn football season, a number of campus construction projects are ongoing or about to begin. Fans should note construction affecting the following areas that have been popular football gameday gathering spots in the past. The Hayfields bordered by Woodfield, College and Research Drive (future site of Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center). As…

SEC Coaches Forecast 2017 Season

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The Auburn women’s soccer team, which kicks off its season Friday night, was selected to finish sixth overall in the annual SEC Preseason Coaches’ Poll, the league office announced Tuesday. Florida took the top spot and was predicted to win the 2017 SEC title after all 14 of the league’s head coaches voted. The Tigers are one of four teams…

New Chief in Town

JIMMY KING TAKES OVER AS THE NEW HEAD COACH FOR THE LAKESIDE CHIEFS

The Lakeside football team wasn’t quite sure how to take the quick transition to a new head coach so late into the summer but in just 3 short months the guys have already bought in to the new mentality. “It’s been great. I love our new head coach this year. I think he can take us all the way. He…

Bulldogs Wrap Up Tuesday Practice

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The Georgia Bulldogs worked out for a little over two hours on Tuesday afternoon in the third week of pre-season camp. The following are excerpts from head coach Kirby Smart’s post-practice press briefing on Tuesday: Opening Statements ‘’First off, I’d like to send my condolences to the (Frank) Broyles family.  First of all, a great college football family.  It meant…