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Lady Cougar Softball Releases 2018 Schedule

SOURCE: CSU ATHLETICS

As the 2017 calendar year winds to a close, Columbus State University head softball coach Brad Huskisson has announced the 2018 schedule for the Lady Cougars. The Lady Cougars have 55 games on the slate including 25 games at Cougar Field and four others at the South Commons Softball Complex in Columbus. “We think we’ve created a strong balance of…

Auburn Diving Invitational set to begin on Sunday

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The Auburn Diving Invitational begins at 11 a.m. CT on Sunday at the Martin Aquatics Center and will feature seven of the top diving teams in the region competing on the 1-meter, 3-meter and platform over the course of three days. “I’m very pleased with the progress on both the men’s and women’s side,” Auburn diving coach Jeff Shaffer said….

CSU Athletics Takes Part in “Cougars for Causes”

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The Columbus State University athletics department once again participated in CSU’s annual “Cougars for Causes” campaign this holiday season. “Cougars for Causes” is a campus wide effort to donate toys, books and food for the less fortunate in the Columbus area. The CSU Police Department organizes the event. “I’m proud that we participated in this great campaign once again,” said…

Alabama High School Football Players Prep for AL-MS Allstar Game

FORMER AL-MS ALL-STAR GAME COACH JAMEY DUBOSE TALKS ON HIS ATHLETES PLAYING IN THE GAME

Local ties on the Alabama team. Anquaevious Pollard from Lanett high school. Ladamian Webb from Beauregard high school.  Ka’Darian Hill from Eufaula high school.  Justyn Ross and Jahlil Ryles from Central high school. Rob Carter, head Beauregard football coach, will be the offensive line coach for Alabama.

King Mwikuta Verbally Commits to Alabama

TROUP COUNTY LINE BACKER KING MWIKUTA VERBALLY COMMITS TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA TO PLAY FOOTBALL

On his 17th birthday, Troup County Junior Line Backer King Mwikuta, has verbally committed to Alabama to play football The 6’4 231 pound Outside Line Backer chose the tide over Georgia, Florida State and Miami. Mwikuta is four star prospect and ranked as the 6th best outside line backer in the country according to ESPN. Mwikuta says playing football at…

Kirby Smart and Gus Malzahn Among 7 Finalists for Bear Bryant Award

GUS MALZAHN AND KIRBY SMART IN THE RUNNING FOR BEAR BRYANT COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD

It’s been a great year for Kirby Smart and Gus Malzahn. Smart got a $500 thousand dollar bonus for making the playoffs and Malzahn signed a 7 year-49 million dollar contract with Auburn. That new contract makes him the 4th highest paid coach in college football. They are both finalists for the Bear Bryant coach of the year award. Smart…

Mustapha Heron Returns to Practice

AFTER DEALING WITH BACK SPASMS MUSTAPHA HERON PRACTICED WITH THE TEAM THURSDAY

Mustapha Heron, the teams second leading scorer returned to practice today. He’s averaging just under 16 points a game this season. He didn’t play in the last game against UAB due to back spasms. But they’re hopeful he’ll be on the court this Saturday when they play Middle Tennessee State University in Birmingham. “He’s worked out individually with the coaches…