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Gators Out For Revenge

GLENWOOD SET TO FACE MONROE ACADEMY IN GAME ONE

Jason Gibson had a successful first season as the head coach for the Glenwood football program last year, turning a 4-6 team into a 8-4 team. A lot of that success was at the hands of the senior heavy class that is now being replaced by both new and young faces. “We’ve got maybe better athletes but I’m not sure…

Auburn opens Italy Tour with 87-29 win at Stella Azzurra

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Desean Murray and Mustapha Heron scored 13 points apiece to lead five Tigers in double figures as Auburn dominated Stella Azzurra 87-29 in its Italian Tour opener in Palahoney Casal Palocco on Wednesday. Bryce Brown added 12 points on 2-of-6 treys and had five rebounds while Malik Dunbar added 11 points, making his only 3-point attempt, and pulled down six…

Allen finishes fifth in 400m at IAAF World Championships

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Rising Auburn track and field sophomore Nathon Allen finished fifth in the 400 meter at the IAAF World Championships, running a 44.88 on Tuesday in the 400m final in London. Allen, representing Team Jamaica, was one of only two NCAA athletes to run in the 400m final alongside defending NCAA Champion Fred Kerley of Texas A&M. “I’m extremely proud of…

Patients Offered Alternative to Hip Replacement

HIP ADJUSTMENT INSTEAD OF HIP REPLACEMENT

Young people who get a hip replacement might not need a second one. Hip dysplasia is a condition that can lead to painful arthritis and a hip replacement. Many young patients who have the surgery have to have it again at some point in the future. But now there is an alternative that could give them a new lease on…

Former Auburn Soccer Player Breaks Pro Appearance Record

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Auburn alum and current National Women’s Soccer League player Julie King broke the all-time appearances record for the Boston Breakers when she took the field Friday night. King stepped on to the pitch for the 103rd time as a member of the Breakers, surpassing United States Women’s National Team midfielder Kristine Lilly. “It’s exciting to be in a position to accomplish that,”…

Eufaula Working on Toughness

EUFAULA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PROGRAM HONING IN ON ONE GOAL

One could say head coach Bryan Moore has had a pretty successful two years with the Eufaula football team, making it to the playoffs both years, but they are still not satisfied. “I think we took a step in the right direction but we didn’t accomplish what we wanted to. I mean obviously we lost in the first round of…

Beulah’s Caden Dowdell Player to Watch

Caden Dowdell Making an Impact on the Beulah High Football Team

When a team goes 1-9, back to back seasons, it negatively effects athletes who are seeking to grab the attention of college scouts. Beulah sophomore Caden Dowdell faces that struggle. This 6’1”, 205 pound linebacker is someone that is going to be a problem on the field for other teams. Dowdell was awarded All-Area First Team selection and an All-State…

Alabama Football Named to Preseason No. 1 in Amway Coaches Poll

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USA Today released its annual Amway Preseason Coaches Poll for college football, naming Alabama its No. 1 team. The ranking marks the eighth consecutive year the Crimson Tide is amongst the top-three teams in the nation heading into the new season. Alabama received 49 of a possible 65 first-place votes in the poll. Ohio State occupies the No. 2 spot…

Flournoy Making Changes at Beulah High School

CODY FLOURNOY TAKES OVER THE BEULAH BOBCATS AS THE NEW HEAD FOOTBALL COACH

The Beulah high school football team starts each and every day with encouragement. Head coach Cody Flournoy and his team have one goal in mind, to take it day by day with eyes looking forward. “Whatever happened in the past, I can’t do anything about that. We’ve got to push forward. We’ve got to look ahead to what is going…

Daniel at the Helm of the Valley Football Team

BUSTER DANIEL RETURNS TO VALLEY FOR THE HEAD FOOTBALL COACHING POSITION

Buster Daniel has had a lifelong dream to be a head football coach. Not only has that dream come true, he’s getting to live it out back where his love of the game all started. “Well it means everything. I’ve always wanted to be a head coach. I wanted to try it. I wasn’t sure if I could do it,…