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John Longshore Joins Adam Solomon to Break Down Alabama’s Playoff Chances

Sports Analyst John Longshore joined sports director Adam Solomon to talk about Alabama’s college football playoff chances. After the Crimson Tide’s loss to LSU on Saturday, the team needs help to make it to the semifinals. Right now, Alabama is ranked fifth — behind LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia — and would be out of the playoffs if they…

AHSAA Super 7 announces sites through 2032, including Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, Auburn

MONTGOMERY, ALA. — The future of the AHSAA’s Super 7 State High School Football Championships has been set for the years 2021-2032, pending final approvals in process from the AHSAA and community partners. The new structure continues the tradition of using the state’s premier football venues as the backdrop for student-athletes in all seven AHSAA classifications to compete for their football…

Texas Search Group Heading Home after using “every resource available” to search for Aniah Blanchard

A Texas-based nonprofit that works to find missing people across the country has called off its search for 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard. Destinie Duvall of Texas EquuSearch says the horse-mounted search group is heading home after using “every resource available” to search for Blanchard in Auburn. Blanchard was last seen on Oct. 23 at an Auburn gas station. Her damaged car…

Judge Denies Bond for Suspect Charged with Kidnapping Aniah Blanchard

A Lee County judge has denied bond to a suspect in the disappearance of 19-year-old Southern Union Community College student, Aniah Blanchard. Court records filed Tuesday show that Lee County District Judge Russell K. Bush denied bond to 29-year-old Ibraheem Yazeed, who’s charged with first-degree kidnapping. Blanchard was reported missing on October 24. She was last seen at a convenience…

Auburn Student Group Promotes Mental Health Awareness

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Students at Auburn University are trying to connect with friends and strangers to talk about mental health. The Opelika-Auburn news reports that the student organization Active Minds held a series of events throughout last week to promote mental health awareness. On Monday, students could meet with counselors and service dogs. On Tuesday, the annual “Send Silence…

Suspect in Aniah Blanchard Case Arrested in Florida

Ibraheem Yazeed, the man wanted in the disappearance of Aniah Blanchard, has been arrested in  Escambia County, Florida. Ibraheem Yazeed Around 11:00 p.m. Thursday night, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office got a call from U.S. Marshals to assist in an arrest on the Alabama/Florida line. The suspect fled before being apprehended. He’s is currently being held without bond in the…

UPDATE: APD Releases Video of Missing 19-year-old, Aniah Blanchard

  UPDATE: APD releases footage of Aniah Blanchard on Oct. 23 UPDATE: The Auburn Police Division, as part of the ongoing joint investigation with the Montgomery Police Department, is releasing a snippet of a video capturing Aniah Haley Blanchard making a purchase at a convenience store located on South College Street, on Wednesday, Oct. 23, just prior to her vehicle…

Auburn hosting Miss Alabama USA, Miss Alabama Teen pageants

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Auburn is simultaneously hosting the Miss Alabama USA and Miss Alabama Teen pageants – a first for the city. The Opelika-Auburn News reports that 58 pageant hopefuls were expected at this weekend’s event. It is being held at the Gogue Performing Arts Center at Auburn University. The crowning of the winners is set to take place…