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Auburn University’s Tradition of Rolling the Auburn Oaks Returns

Auburn University football fans will enjoy rolling the two new Auburn Oaks at Toomer’s Corner with toilet paper this fall, marking the return of one of college athletics’ best-known traditions. “This is a tremendous day for the Auburn Family and for all sports fans across the country who love the fall and football,” said Ron Booth, executive director of facility…

Auburn men’s golf named GCAA All-Academic

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn men’s golf has been named a GCAA All-Academic team. The Tigers are one of a record 210 teams to earn the honor. To be eligible, teams must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Seniors Ryan Benton, Blake Messer, Matt Gilchrest, junior Ben Schlottman and May graduate Jake Mondy were previously named to the…

Auburn’s Ben Schlottman advances to round of 32 at U.S. Amateur 

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Junior Ben Schlottman advanced to the round of 32 at the U.S. Amateur at the Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., defeating Mario Galiano of Spain 1-up on Wednesday in the round of 64. Schlottman began his day 2-down to Galiano after the fourth hole before winning five straight on Nos. 6-10 to go 3-up. He dropped Nos. 12 and 16 before…

Uber Returns to Tuscaloosa and Auburn for Football Season

The ride-hailing service Uber plans to return to two Alabama cities this week as students return to college campuses. Local media report that city officials in Auburn and Tuscaloosa have approved ordinances in recent weeks that satisfy the company. Uber first began operating in both cities in 2014 but balked at city regulations and halted service soon after. Auburn city…

Former Tiger Donald Thomas qualifies for Olympic high jump finals

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – For the first time in his career, Donald Thomas qualified for the high jump finals at the 2016 Rio Olympics after a jump of 2.29m/7-6. Thomas was a two-time All-American and 2007 NCAA Indoor high jump champion during his time at Auburn. Thomas also won the high jump World Championship in 2007 with a jump of 2.35m/7-8.5….

Deuces wild in AU/UA Soccer exhibition

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – In its first action against an opponent this preseason, the Auburn women’s soccer team scored twice in a 2-2 stalemate with in-state foe Alabama on Thursday night. Ellie Leek and Taylor Troutman took care of the offense for the Tigers at the Auburn Soccer Complex. Auburn netted eight shots on goal from seven different sources in…

Auburn lady booters face Alabama in Thursday exhibition

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – With over a week of practices in the books, Auburn is set to pit its talents against in-state foe Alabama in an exhibition contest on Thursday night. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m. at the Auburn Soccer Complex. The Tigers have taken the last four matchups against the Crimson Tide, including three overtime thrillers, since 2012….

Fans are ready for the return of college football

College football season gets closer and closer everyday.  A coaches preseason poll was released Thursday, with Alabama in the top spot. Fans at Baumhower’s in Montgomery say they are counting down the days until kickoff. Both Alabama and Auburn fans have high hopes for the season. Auburn fan Tom Fendley shared, “I think they’re going to be much better than…

Auburn’s Kenny Gabriel agrees to $1 million pro hoops contract

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Former Auburn star forward Kenny Gabriel has agreed to a one-year $1 million contract with PBC Lokomotiv Kuban, a Russian professional basketball team in the VTB United League and Euroleague. Gabriel, who played in this year’s NBA Summer League with the Cleveland Cavaliers in Las Vegas and the Miami Heat in Orlando, declined a training camp…

Auburn dismisses top running back Jovon Robinson from team

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Auburn coach Gus Malzahn has dismissed top running back Jovon Robinson from the team. Malzahn said he made the move Wednesday before the Tigers’ first practice of preseason camp. He says the team’s top returning rusher didn’t meet his standards for an Auburn player but declined to elaborate. He added that, “There’s going to be no…