Archive for February, 2011

RB Eric Smith dismissed from team

Eric Smith was not a stranger to trouble.

Auburn junior running back Eric Smith has been dismissed from the team for an unspecified violation of team rules, a university spokesman confirmed Monday night.

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AU BASEBALL: Varnadore makes early impression in SEC

Varnadore...the Cam Newton of baseball?

John Pawlowski was hoping for a solid third starter when he brought in junior righty Derek Varnadore from Chattahoochee Valley Community College this year.

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Smalley’s 24 not enough in Tigers loss

Smalley was honored as the only Senior on the Lady Tigers squad, unfortunatly here 24 were not enough to overcome #20 Kentucky

Auburn’s Senior Day – a de facto Alli Smalley Day, as she was the only Tigers senior to play Sunday – went just about as well as Smalley could have hoped.

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Varnadore shows ‘complete command’ in shutout win

Varnadore fanned 13 to lead the Tigers to a win over Radford and a 5-2 record.

Derek Varnadore carried a no-hitter through 5 1/3 innings and finished the afternoon by allowing just four base runners while striking out 13 in his complete game, 2-0, victory over Radford on Sunday afternoon at Plainsman Park. The 13 strikeouts were the most by an Auburn pitcher since Chris Bootcheck fanned 15 on March 6, 1999.

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Harrison socks 2 HR as Tigers move to 15-0

Amber Harrison helped lead the Auburn Softball team to a 15-0 start

Amber Harrison tied a career high with four RBI and hit a pair of home runs to lead the Auburn softball team to a 10-0 victory in five innings over Middle Tennessee in the final game of the War Eagle Classic on Sunday afternoon. Auburn completed the tournament as the only unbeaten team, going 5-0 on the weekend.

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Nations Fall…Family lasts Forever

Nations Fall…Family lasts Forever

Excuses, justifications and spin in response to poisoning of Toomer’s Corner oaks fail to meet basic standards of common sense

It’s been a few days now since news first broke that the hallowed oaks at Toomer’s Corner in Auburn had been poisoned. The alleged perpetrator of this vile act has been caught and incarcerated. The initial rush of outrage has subsided somewhat as both Auburn and Alabama fans settle into a ‘what now?’ mode.

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