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Georgia Takes Tough 1-0 Loss to Virginia Tech

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Georgia soccer played a hard-fought battle, but ultimately fell to Virginia Tech, 1-0, at Thompson Field on Sunday afternoon in the first-ever meeting between the teams. Georgia split the weekend on the road to become 2-2 on the season. “It was certainly a hard-fought game,” Georgia head coach Billy Lesesne said. “Virginia Tech is a very talented team and that’s…

Dan Quinn Takes Time to Acknowledge New Stadium

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Mercedes-Benz Stadium came alive for the first time on Saturday evening. Falcons fans buzzed around their new home to come see Atlanta play its first home game of the 2017 preseason, a 24-14 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.   Although the Falcons dropped their third game of the preseason, there are still plenty of reasons for optimism as the regular…

Auburn Bests Furman, 3-1, to Cap Weekend in Atlanta

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The Auburn volleyball team capped the 2017 season-opening weekend with a 3-1 (25-21, 25-22, 20-25, 25-18) victory Saturday night over Furman at the Hyatt Regency Invitational held on the campus of Georgia Tech. The win pushed the Tigers to 2-1 overall. “I think that it was a really good match for us,” head coach Rick Nold said. “Furman is a…

Auburn Drops Heartbreaker to Clemson

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The No. 20 Auburn soccer team suffered its first defeat of 2017 when it fell to No. 13 Clemson, 2-1 in overtime. The orange and blue Tigers (1-1-1) totaled eight shots, including three on target in the 100-plus-minute fixture. “That result is a heartbreaker,” said head coach Karen Hoppa. “I thought we played hard. I thought we had the better…

Georgia Completes Four-Game Weekend Sweep

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The Georgia Bulldog volleyball team swept 12 consecutive sets for a 4-0 opening weekend in the Benson Hospitality Invitational at the Ramsey Center. Georgia followed up its first two wins on Friday with victories over the UNC Asheville Bulldogs and the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds on Saturday in front of a packed house of Bulldog faithfuls. “It’s exciting. I learned a lot…

Former Auburn Softball Players React to Teammate’s Allegations of Abuse and Sexual Harassment In The Program

ESPN Report Cites 14-Page Complaint Letter Submitted By Attorney On Behalf of Former Player Alexa Nemeth

ESPN.com reports that a former Auburn softball player alleges abusive treatment by the Auburn coaches, a pattern of sexual harassment, and an attempt by administrators to cover it up while she was on the team. The ESPN report cites a 14-page complaint letter sent to Auburn University officials and Alabama Governor Kay Ivey by an attorney on behalf of former Auburn…

The Heritage Bowl

CARVER VERSUS SPENCER... A HISTORIC RIVALRY

The Carver and Spencer game, otherwise known as the Heritage Bowl is taking place on Friday. Historically Carver has dominated this match-up, winning the last twenty meetings between these two teams. However, with a large amount of veteran leadership and talent Spencer is hoping they can put an end to the misery.   

Martin Commits To Auburn

FOUR STAR RECRUIT ASA MARTIN COMMITTED TO AUBURN UNIVERSITY TODAY

  One of the most highly recruited Running Backs in the country announced his commitment to Auburn today. Asa Martin made the decision to play for the Tigers over several other notable programs such as Florida, Alabama and Clemson. In a statement as to why Martin chose Auburn he stated “They have a great offense. I feel like I could…

Grangers Continue to Fight Through Adversity

LAGRANGE FOOTBALL TEAM READY FOR GAME TWO OF THE 2017 SEASON

This year isn’t the first time the LaGrange football team has had to face hardship. In last year’s season they lost their quarterback, two running backs, and a defensive lineman all to injuries and all who were seniors. “With injuries, head, shoulders, and knees but our guys fought hard, they fought hard and tried to get through the adversity that…

Auburn Basketball’s SEC home schedule loaded for 2017-18

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Auburn Basketball’s 18-game SEC schedule for 2017-18 is highlighted by four home games against NCAA Tournament teams in Elite Eight Kentucky, Final Four South Carolina, Arkansas and Vanderbilt as well as Texas A&M, one of the preseason favorites, the league office announced on Thursday. The Tigers, who are ranked 24th nationally in ESPN’s BPI preseason ratings, will play their three…