Alabama Sports

Auburn Women’s Soccer Loses to Arkansas

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The Auburn soccer team suffered a 2-0 defeat to Arkansas Thursday evening at the Auburn Soccer Complex. The Tigers’ (5-4-3, 2-1-2 SEC) outshot the Razorbacks, 14-10, but failed to find the back of the net. “We gave up a couple of goals on our own mistakes,” head coach Karen Hoppa said. “The good thing about that is it can be…

Auburn Soccer Team Earns Academic Award

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The Auburn soccer program earned the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award for exemplary performance in the classroom during the 2016-17 academic year. The Tigers have received the award for the 13th consecutive season under head coach Karen Hoppa. To qualify for the award, the team must turn in a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or higher for the…

No. 3 Tigers Welcome Ole Miss Friday in Exhibition

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The No. 3 Auburn equestrian team continues its homestand Friday and welcomes Ole Miss to the Auburn University Equestrian Center for an exhibition meet. The Tigers and the Rebels square off at 3 p.m. CT and admission is free. “We’re happy to have Ole Miss come to the equestrian center this weekend and are looking forward to a great crowd…

Resistance Training Strengthens Bones in Older Women

Your Health Minute

  Even older women benefit from weight training. In ‘Your Health Minute,”  high intensity strength training is safe and beneficial for older women with low bone mass. That’s according to a new study conducted in Australia. Just 30 minutes of resistance and impact training twice a week improved bone density, structure and strength in women with osteoporosis.   Even women…

Auburn Baseball Set to Begin Fall Practice

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Head coach Butch Thompson and the Auburn baseball program are scheduled to begin their third season together as the Tigers kick off fall practice Thursday afternoon at Plainsman Park. “We’ve been working hard since school started,” Thompson said. “We’re entering our fall season when we’re all together, which is exciting, but we’ve been working hard for a number of weeks…

82nd Annual Tuskegee Morehouse Classic

THE TUSKEGEE MOREHOUSE CLASSIC BRINGS MORE THAN JUST A FOOTBALL GAME

The 82nd annual tuskegee morehouse classic started with a celebration at the Columbus museum today. Tuskegee has beaten Morehouse the past seven times. But, today it was about more than just football. It was a great show of sportsmanship and community as the kendrick cheerleaders performed a cheer for both Tuskegee and Morehouse. High school football coaches and players also…

Auburn Men’s Golf Ranked 11th

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The Auburn men’s golf team moved up two places to being ranked 11th in the Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. Six of the top 12 teams nationally are from the SEC. Texas A&M is the new No. 1 ranked team, edging No. 2 Oklahoma State by nine points. Wake Forest is ranked No. 3 followed by Alabama, Florida, Georgia Tech, Baylor,…

Russo, Daniel, Meredith set for Riviera/ITA All-American Championships Qualifying Round

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All-SEC sophomore Taylor Russo and freshman Jaeda Daniel begin play in the qualifying round of Riviera/ITA All-American Championships Tuesday at the Riviera Tennis Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif. Russo, No. 60 in the preseason singles rankings, is paired against Denver’s Bianca Mok in the opening round of 64 set to begin at 2:30 pm CT. The winner plays again at…