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Auburn Baseball Names Karl Nonemaker Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator

SOURCE: AUBURN ATHLETICS

1/1Karl Nonemaker Joins Auburn Staff Show Caption Hide Caption Former Auburn assistant (2005-2007) Karl Nonemaker is headed back to Auburn. Nonemaker has been named an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the Tigers’ baseball program. He comes to the Tigers after spending the previous six seasons as an assistant and recruiting coordinator at Old Dominion University. “We got everything we…

Crawdads Player Drew Lingo Named Sunbelt League Player of the Week

LINGO LEADING THE LEAGUE IN MANY CATEGORIES

Drew Lingo of the Phenix City Crawdads has been recognized by the Sunbelt League after his performance over the last week. Lingo was name the Sunbelt Player of the Week in his third season with the Crawdads. Lingo is a senior at Mercer University and formerly played at Chattahoochee Valley Community College. Before he was a Pirate, he played at…

Lee Scott alum Turk Pettit Finishes in 2nd at Alabama State Amateur Championship

PETTIT FELL IN THREE-HOLE PLAYOFF TO COME UP SHORT

Lee-Scott alum and Clemson rising freshman Turk Pettit grabbed a second place finish at this weekend’s Alabama State Amateur Championship. Pettit finished behind UAB senior Taylor Eyster of Birmingham following a three-hole aggregate playoff. Pettit posted back-to-back rounds of 66 on the weekend to vault-up the leaderboard from T22 after 36 holes. Alabama State Amateur Championship is open to any…

Alabama Sportswriters Name Julio Jones Pro Athlete of the Year

LED FALCONS TO FIRST SUPER BOWL APPEARANCE SINCE 1998

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Julio Jones is the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s pro athlete of the year. The Atlanta Falcons wide receiver earned the award after helping the Falcons make their first Super Bowl appearance since 1998 and second in franchise history. He will be honored at the association’s annual convention Sunday night in Hoover, Alabama. Jones made his second…

Country Club of Columbus Excited for Southeastern Amateur

88TH ANNUAL TOURNAMENT TAKES PLACE JUNE 13-17TH

In less than a week, Columbus will be home to one of the biggest Amateur golf events in the Southeastern part of the United States. The 88th annual Southeastern Amateur officially kicks off at the Country Club of Columbus next Wednesday as 90 golfers will tee up and compete for that top prize. “The kids really enjoy it,” said Michael…

Doctor Advises Nick Fairley to Give Up Football

FORMER AUBURN STAR HAS SEEN MULTIPLE HEART SPEACILISTS

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley is seeing multiple heart specialists after one physician advised him to stop playing football, Saints coach Sean Payton said Thursday. “Obviously, there’s concern,” Payton said. “But there isn’t a final answer.” Payton says he hopes Fairley, who has been absent during recent voluntary offseason practices, can return to the Saints. But…

Sportsvisions Invites Area Coaches to Leadership Seminar

PROFESSIONAL COACHES IN NFL TO SPEAK AT EVENT

Attention all local high school football Coaches, Athletic Directors and Principals: Sportsvisions invites you to join them Friday, June 23rd 9:00am to 1:00pm at the Columbus State University Lumpkin Center President’s Club for the “The Stay Ready Foundation High School Football Coaches Professional Growth, Development & Leadership Seminar” featuring two of the NFL’s most dynamic speakers New York Giants Defensive…

Southern Union’s Jackson Hesterlee Lands National Honor

HESTERLEE WAS ALSO NAMED ACCC NORTH DIVISION P.O.Y

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Southern Union outfielder Jackson Hesterlee is the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s Community College Athlete of the Year. A North Carolina signee, Hesterlee will be presented the statewide award at the organization’s banquet Sunday night in Hoover, Alabama. He led the Alabama Community College Conference with a .420 batting average while driving in 52 runs in 50…

Auburn and Florida State to Play for Super Regional Spot

REGIONAL FINAL WILL BE HELD MONDAY NIGHT

The Auburn baseball team needs to win Monday night if they want to stay alive in the NCAA DI baseball tournament. The Tigers will play top region seed Florida State at 7/6 pm CT in Tallahassee, Florida with the winner moving on to the Super Regional round. Auburn had a chance to advance Sunday night against the Seminoles. They rallied…

Auburn Announces General Public Ticket Sales Date

TIGERS WILL BEGIN SELLING SEASON TICKETS ON JUNE 8TH

Auburn University has announced that the general public will be able to purchase season tickets for Auburn’s seven home football games starting June 8th at 1:30pm CT. Auburn’s home games are against Georgia Southern, Mercer, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Georgia, ULM and Alabama. Single-game tickets for selected games will go on sale in July based on availability. Auburn opens up…