Alabama Sports

Auburn Defeats UIC, Claims 10th Straight Season Opener

No. 8 Auburn jumped out to an early lead and received a strong performance on the mound to ultimately earn a 5-3 win against Illinois-Chicago on Opening Day at Plainsman Park. Preseason All-Americans Tanner Burns and Cody Greenhill combined to…

AHSAA Regional Semifinals

Boys Final Scores Auburn 62 vs. Jeff Davis 68 Central 59 vs. Lee 85 Florala 50 vs. Lanett 80 Girls Final Scores Central 79 vs. Lee 28 Auburn 62 vs. Jeff Davis 28

Tuskegee-Morehouse Classic Leaving Columbus

The Tuskegee-Morehouse classic looks like it will be leaving Columbus and heading to another city in the state of Alabama. A press release sent to WLTZ First News from the Tuskegee-Morehouse Classic committee…

Scholar Athlete of the Week: Glenwood's Bryce Rosier

Glenwood junior Bryce Rosier loves playing basketball. He's been on the Gators varsity roster since ninth grade under Head Coach Dusty Perdue. “He teaches more about being a better person than just being a better…

No. 11 Auburn Wins Rematch, Takes Down Alabama in OT

Auburn never trailed Wednesday night. When Alabama tied the game in the final minute to force overtime, the Tigers didn’t panic. They scored the first eight points in the extra period and made enough plays down the stretch to pull…

Pirates Outshine Sun Chiefs on the Court

In men's basketball, Chattahoochee Valley topped Coastal Alabama-South 73-47. The Pirates improve to (7-3, 16-7) sitting third in the South behind Wallace Community College-Selma and Coastal Alabama-South. For the…

Greenhill named to NCBWA Stopper of the Year watch list

Junior reliever Cody Greenhill has been named to the watch list for the 16th annual National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Stopper of the Year Award, which is given to the top relief pitcher in NCAA Division I baseball. Greenhill was…

Auburn Rallies Past LSU in OT, McCormick Hits Game-Winner

J’Von McCormick wasn’t going to let Auburn lose Saturday. He made three consecutive 3-pointers in the final minute of regulation to bring the Tigers back, and it was his floater with 0:00.1 left in overtime that proved to be the…

High School Basketball: Area Alabama Games

The Russell County boys win the Class 6A, Area 6 championship in double overtime 56-52 over Opelika. The Lafayette boys remain undefeated (28-0), after winning the Class 2A, Area 9 title…

No. 17 Tigers with a 196.250 in loss to No. 13 Kentucky

The No. 17 Auburn gymnastics team returned to Auburn Arena Friday night and scored a 196.250 in loss to No. 13 Kentucky. The Wildcats scored a 197.275. “I thought we started well and the last three routines finished well,” head…

No. 23 Tigers Split Opening-Day Doubleheader in Clearwater

After stumbling to Baylor, 8-0, in five innings to open the 2020 NFCA Leadoff Classic, No. 23 Auburn softball (1-1) bounced back with a seven-inning rally to top Notre Dame, 4-1, to split action at Eddie C. Moore Field. The…

Auburn Board Approves Statues of Hare, Jordan and Dye

The Auburn Board of Trustees on Friday unanimously approved a request from Auburn Athletics to commission statues of former Auburn greats Cliff Hare, Ralph “Shug” Jordan, and Pat Dye. The location and project schedule are not yet determined. “We are…

Auburn Trio Tabbed Preseason All-SEC, Tigers Earn First-Place Votes

Auburn players Tanner Burns, Cody Greenhill and Rankin Woley have been voted Preseason Second Team All-SEC by Southeastern Conference head coaches, the conference office announced Thursday. The Tigers were also picked by the league’s coaches to finish tied for third…

Tigers Selected for 12 Nationally Broadcasted Contests

Auburn softball will once again be a staple on the ESPN family of networks as the No. 23 Tigers will be nationally televised 12 times over the 2020 regular season, including seven broadcasts from Jane B. Moore Field, the Southeastern…

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