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Justin Thomas Becomes Alabama’s All-Time Leader in PGA Tour Wins with Victory at WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

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Former Alabama men’s golfer Justin Thomas claimed a four-shot win at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational on Sunday afternoon, finishing the four day, 72-hole event with a 15-under par 265. With his third title of the season, Thomas now has nine career wins to move past former Crimson Tide standout Jerry Pate as Alabama’s leader in career PGA Tour victories….

Dave Nurnberg Takes Over As Northside’s Head Football Coach

NURNBERG IMPLEMENTING "F5" TO THE NORTHSIDE PATRIOTS FOOTBALL PROGRAM

The Northside Patriots welcome in a new head football coach for the first time since 2012 after Morgan Ingram stepped down. Dave Nurnberg was named the new head coach back in January coming from St. Xavier high school where he served as an assistant coach. This summer he has already looked to change the culture at Northside implementing his motto “F5”. It…

Monique Holland Named Senior Associate AD at Auburn

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Monique Holland has been named Senior Associate Athletics Director for Student-Athlete Experience at Auburn, Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced Friday. Holland, who spent the previous nine years as Executive Senior Associate AD for Administration and the Senior Woman Administrator at SMU, has previously served as a Division I Athletics Director and was an Academic All-American basketball player at Alabama…

A Look Ahead at The Glenwood Gators’ Football Season

GATORS SEEKING SUCCESSFUL SEASON WITH YOUNG TALENT AND VETERAN LEADERSHIP

The Glenwood Gators are eager to get back on the field this year. They had an up and down start to their season last year and then rattled off four straight wins heading into the playoffs only to lose to Morgan Academy in the first round. The gators are a fairly young team, which can be a challenge but the…

A Look Ahead at Beauregard’s 2018 Football Season

BEAUREGARD HORNETS COUNTING ON SENIOR LEADERSHIP FOR SUCCESSFUL SEASON

The Beauregard Hornets are gearing up for another season and trying to defend their region championship. The Hornets have had a great run of late, winning the 5A Alabama state championship in 2016 and winning their region in 2 of the last 3 years. Beauregard did lose some big time talent like former “Mr. Football” Running back Ladamian Webb, but…

Auburn takeover of SEC Network set for August 3

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Football victories over two top-ranked opponents, men’s basketball’s SEC championship run, and baseball’s ride to a regional title highlight Auburn’s takeover of the SEC Network on Friday, Aug. 3. Beginning at 11 p.m. CT on Thursday, Auburn fans can relive classic moments from 2017-18, a season in which the Tigers claimed championships in football, men’s basketball and golf. Nine Auburn…

Auburn with 10 WGCA Scholastic All-Americans

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Ten members of the Auburn gymnastics team received Women’s Collegiate Gymnastics Association (WCGA) Scholastic All-America honors for the 2017-18 school year, the organization announced this week. Auburn’s 10 Scholastic All-Americans is the most under head coach Jeff Graba and the most by any Tiger team since the 2009 squad had 10 as well. Tigers earning academic recognition include Sydney Bassett,…

Bulldogs Honored for Academic Excellence

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The University of Georgia women’s tennis team earned Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic distinction while three Bulldogs earned ITA Scholar-Athlete honors, the organization announced recently. The Bulldog squad, under the direction of head coach Jeff Wallace, registered a 3.38 grade point average. Additionally, Mariana Gould, Elena Christofi and Annette Goulak were recognized as ITA Scholar-Athletes after posting a GPA of at…

CSU Basketball Set for International Tour

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Columbus State University head men’s basketball coach Robert Moore will take the Cougar basketball program to Costa Rica for an international tour prior to the start of the 2018-19 academic year. The Cougars will head overseas August 5-12, with a trio of games on the schedule. “We’re really excited about the opportunity to take our program to Costa Rica,” Moore…