Alabama Sports

Karen Hoppa Shares Her Thoughts on the Upcoming Season

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The Auburn University women’s soccer team will open up practice tomorrow morning to kick off the 2017 season. The team has two exhibitions (at Georgia, Aug. 10 and vs. Samford, Aug. 12) before beginning the regular season at home against South Alabama, Aug. 18. Head Coach Karen Hoppa shares her opinion on the upcoming season. On entering 19th year at…

Opelika High School Football Welcomes Ross

CALEB ROSS TAKES OVER AS THE HEAD FOOTBALL COACH AT OPELIKA

The Opelika high school football team welcomes just its third head coach in the last two decades. Caleb Ross takes over this fall, replacing 8-year head coach, Brian Blackmon. Despite being the team’s new head coach, Ross is no stranger to the school, growing up in Prattville, Alabama. “We played Opelika in youth sports and played them when I was…

Opelika Wins Big at State Swim Meet

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1/1DSC_0049 Show Caption Hide Caption Opelika Parks and Recreation hosted the 2017 Alabama Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA) State Swimming and Diving Championship this past weekend. The Opelika SportsPlex and Aquatics Center welcomed more than 1,500 swimmers, representing 35 teams from all over the State of Alabama, to compete in individual swimming, diving and relay events. The Opelika Swim Team…

Auburn Set to Start Fall Camp

THE AUBURN FOOTBALL TEAM WILL HAVE ITS FIRST OFFICIAL PRACTICE MONDAY

It’s that time again college football fans. Fall camp. The Auburn football team starts practice officially tomorrow afternoon. Starting shortly before 3pm central time, the Tigers will begin preparing for the upcoming season as they take to the field at the Auburn athletics complex. From 2:55pm to 3:15pm practice will be open to the media for just a quick 20…

Chierighini Ties for 5th in 100 Free at Worlds

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Current and former Auburn students making some noise at the 17th FINA World Championships in Budapest. Marcelo Chierighini tied for fifth in the finals of the 100m freestyle on Thursday. Chierighini, who swam at Auburn from 2010-14, clocked a 22.95 50m split and finished in 48.11 to tie Duncan Scott of Great Britain. Caeleb Dressel of the United States won gold…

Fan Day is Officially Set for Alabama

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The University of Alabama football team’s annual Fan Day has been set for Saturday, August 5th. The Crimson Tide will hold an open practice in Bryant-Denny Stadium from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Players and coaches will be available for autographs following practice on the field beginning at approximately 4:45 p.m. At 1 p.m., the first 150 fans in line at Gate 25…

Auburn Learns First Round Opponent for 2017 Charleston Classic

TIGERS WILL TAKE ON INDIANA STATE ON NOVEMBER 16TH

We knew the Auburn men’s basketball was going to take part in the 2017 Gildan Charleston Classic. What we didn’t know was who they were playing… until now. The Classic announced Wednesday morning that Auburn will open up against Indiana State on November 16th at 10:30 am CT on ESPNU. It will be the first meeting between the two schools….

SEC Network Announces Football Schedule for First Three Weekends

NETWORK TO AIR 14 GAMES FROM WEEK 1-3

The SEC Office has announced the start times for games on the SEC Network during the first three weeks of the 2017 football season. The schedule opens with three games on Saturday, September 2nd. It will then air six games on the second week of the season and five games in Week 3. The Network will air two games featuring…

Auburn’s First Three Kickoff Times Set for Upcoming Season

TIGERS WILL OPEN WITH TWO NIGHT GAMES, RETURN HOME FOR LATE AFTERNOON GAME

For the second straight year, Auburn football will open their regular season at night. Announced today, the Tigers will open against Georgia Southern on Saturday, September 2nd at 6:30pm CT. The game will be played inside Jordan-Hare Stadium and will just the second meeting between the two teams. The following week, Auburn will travel to Clemson on Saturday, September 9th…