Alabama Sports

Scholar Athlete: Glenwood School Baseball/Basketball, Brooks Barton

Brooks Barton makes being a 2 time state champion in baseball and basketball and maintaining a 4.3 GPA look effortless. “If you focus in school and kind of separate the two then it’s pretty easy,” says Glenwood school junior Brooks Barton. As a member of the National Honor Society and Beta Club, he’s learned that balance is just one of…

Auburn Men’s Golf Selected to NCAA Norman Regional

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The No. 8 Auburn men’s golf team is set to make its 27th postseason appearance all-time as the Tigers were selected to the NCAA Norman Regional. The Norman Regional, hosted by the University of Oklahoma, will take place May 14-16 in Norman, Okla. Auburn is the two seed and is one of 14 teams at the site. The top five…

Former Eufaula Tiger Siran Neal is Headed to Buffalo

THE BUFFALO BILLS SELECT SIRAN NEAL AS THE #154 PICK IN THE NFL DRAFT

Siran Neal is headed for the NFL after being selected by the Buffalo Bills in the 2018 nfl draft. Neal is a Eufaula native and was a standout on Eufaula’s high school football team. He spent his college career playing at Jacksonville State University where we was named a 1st team FCS All-American. Neal shined at the NFL combine where he ran a…

No. 12 Tigers drop series finale to Texas A&M

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No. 12 Auburn softball was unable to avoid the series sweep vs. the 11th-ranked Texas A&M Aggies, falling 7-1 in Sunday’s finale at Davis Diamond. The Aggies (40-12, 13-8) scored their first four runs on two swings of the bat by first baseman Tori Vidales as she double dipped for a pair of 2-run homeruns in the first and third…

Gary Taylor Named Auburn Swimming and Diving Head Coach

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Gary Taylor, who has spent the previous six seasons at North Carolina State, including the last two as associate head coach, has been named head coach of the Auburn swimming and diving program, Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced Sunday. “The search process for our new head coach was focused on finding the best fit for Auburn. It was important…

Tigers take down Razorbacks at SEC Championship

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The fourth-seeded Auburn men’s golf team defeated fifth-seeded Arkansas in the quarterfinals of match play at the 2018 Southeastern Conference Championship, 3-2, Saturday morning. The Tigers move on to the semifinals where top-seeded LSU awaits. Matches are set to begin at 12 p.m. CT. Junior Trace Crowe and freshmen Brandon Mancheno and Wells Padgett picked up the three wins for…

Crowe, Mancheno in top 10 after second round at SEC Championship

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Junior Trace Crowe and freshman Brandon Mancheno are tied for seventh individually following the second round of the Southeastern Conference Championship at Sea Island Golf Club Thursday. Crowe and Mancheno are 1-under overall to lead No. 9 Auburn after posting rounds of 71 each in their second tour of the par-70 Seaside Course. Crowe carded a team-high four birdies, including…

Josh Donaldson, Major League Baseball MVP, Makes Leadership Gift to Support Auburn baseball

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Former Auburn baseball player Josh Donaldson, the 2015 American League Most Valuable Player and a current Toronto Blue Jay, has made a leadership gift to support Auburn’s baseball program through Auburn Athletics’ Fearless and True campaign. “Auburn gave me every opportunity to become the player I am today,” said Donaldson, who played for the Tigers from 2005-07. “I really enjoyed…