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Auburn Baseball Advances to NCAA Regional Finals

AUBURN BEAT TENNESSEE TECH SATURDAY NIGHT TO ADVANCE

The Auburn Tigers are one win away from a Super Regional berth. On Saturday night, the Tigers beat Tennessee Tech 5-3 in the Regional winner’s bracket and earned a spot in the NCAA Regional Finals. Casey Mize pitched a complete game, recording 12 strikeouts in the win. Auburn is the #3 region seed and will now play the winner of…

Auburn Baseball Wins First NCAA Region Game

TIGERS BEAT UCF 7-4, ADVANCES IN WINNER'S BRACKET

The Auburn baseball team started off Region play in the NCAA DI baseball Tournament with a win. The Tigers are the #3 seed in the region and beat #2 seed UCF, 7-4 on Friday afternoon. The game was played in Tallahassee, Florida. Pitcher Keegan Thompson picked up the win, recording 9 strikeouts. He allowed just 4 hits and 2 runs through…

Central Names Kehoe Head Baseball Coach

BRINGS OVER 20 YEARS HEAD COACHING EXPERIENCE

Central has named AJ Kehoe as new varsity head baseball coach. The announcement comes just over a week after former head coach Bobby Howard resigned following back-to-back playoff appearances. Kehoe served as an assistant on Howard’s staff over that two-year span.  He also brings over 20 years of previous head coaching experience to the table with a career record of…

Alabama Names Bohannon Head Baseball Coach

OVER A DECADE OF SEC EXPERIENCE AT KENTUCKY AND AUBURN

Alabama has named Brad Bohannon the program’s 32nd head baseball coach.  Athletic Director Greg Byrne made the announcement Thursday morning. “I am excited to announce that we have reached an agreement with Brad Bohannon to be our new head baseball coach at The University of Alabama,” said Byrne. “As we began the search and studied our successful rosters from the…

Lanett Football Proving School Size Doesn’t Matter

FIVE PLAYERS IN THREE DIFFERENT CLASSES HOLD D1 OFFERS

It’s been a busy off-season for Lanett football players Trikweze Bridges and Kristian Story. They’re two rising players at Lanett High School who’ve been getting a lot of attention on the recruiting trail. But a few weeks ago, one phone call brought that attention to a new level. “My mouth just dropped and I was excited,” Bridges said. “I was…

Lee Corso Signs Multi-Year Extension with ESPN

GAMEDAY ANALYST HAS BEEN WITH NETWORK SINCE 1987

(AP) – ESPN has agreed to a multiyear contract extension with Lee Corso, the 81-year-old star of “College GameDay.” Corso joined ESPN in 1987 and has been part of the popular college football Saturday pregame show ever since. His head-gear game predictions, off-the-cuff analysis and signature line — “Not so fast, my friend” — have endeared him to generations of…

Several Dates Announced for SEC on CBS Lineup

BRAD NESSLER JOINS GARY DANIELSON FOR 2017 SEASON

The SEC on CBS will kick off its first season with Brad Nessler as lead play-by-play announcer on Sept. 9 when TCU visits Arkansas. CBS announced Tuesday the games it has already locked into its 13-week SEC schedule. Nessler is replacing Verne Lundquist, who stepped down last season after being the voice of the Southeastern Conference on CBS for 17 years….

Auburn Baseball Earns Spot in NCAA Field, Will Head to Tallahassee

TIGERS WILL PLAY IN REGION WITH FLORIDA STATE, UCF, AND TENNESSEE TECH

After being bounced out of the SEC Tournament, the Auburn baseball team had to sit and wait for their NCAA Tournament fate. On Monday afternoon, the Tigers breathed a sigh of relief after seeing their name come up during the annual Selection Show. The Tigers earned a #3 seed in Regional play and will head to Tallahassee, Florida. “Through the…

Alabama Teen Shot And Killed

STANDOUT FOOTBALL PLAYER WAS SHOT AND KILLED DAYS AFTER GRADUATION

1/1ALABAMA TEEN SHOT AND KILLED Show Caption Hide Caption DOTHAN, AL – An Alabama teen and football standout has been shot and killed just days after his high school graduation. Nineteen-year-old Kendarrius Martin recently signed a national letter of intent to play football for a community college in Minnesota. Police say Martin was found with multiple gunshot wounds Tuesday afternoon…

Alabama-FSU to Open Season in Primetime

WEEK 1 MATCHUP AT ATLANTA'S NEW MERCEDES-BENZ STADIUM

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama football’s season opener against Florida State in the 2017 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game has been scheduled for a 7 p.m. CT start on ABC, the network announced on Thursday afternoon. The Crimson Tide and Seminoles are scheduled to open the brand-new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Saturday, Sept. 2. The matchup is a part of five games…