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UPDATE: Jamari Smith, Montgomery High School Basketball Star Drowns

According to the Auburn Department, a teenage male from Montgomery drowned in the 100 block of Shell Toomer Parkway Wednesday afternoon. The Lee County Coroner identified the victim as 18-year-old Jamari Smith. Officials say first responders who arrived on scene immediately performed CPR on the Smith to resuscitate him. Smith was transported by ambulance to EAMC Emergency Room, where he…

Three Auburn Baseball Players are named All-Americans

  AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn baseball standouts Tanner Burns, Ryan Bliss and Rankin Woley have been tabbed Collegiate Baseball All-Americans following the shortened 2020 season, the publication announced Tuesday. Burns earned second-team honors while Bliss and Woley were named to the third team. Burns was also tabbed a Third Team All-American by Perfect Game/Rawlings a season ago and becomes the third…

Auburn Man Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison After Federal Gun Conviction

Arrested man in handcuffs with handcuffed hands behind back Montgomery, Alabama – Derek Antoine Hamel, 28 of Auburn, Alabama, was sentenced to 27 months in prison today on Wednesday, May 13. United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr. announced that after Franklin’s sentence he will be on supervised release for three years without parole. Court records say that on September 11, of…

Auburn Basketball adds Nationally Ranked big men, Thor and Cardwell, to Roster

 JT Thor, a 6-foot-9, 195-pound forward, has signed a National Letter of Intent with the Auburn basketball program, head coach Bruce Pearl announced Monday.Thor is a consensus four-star forward by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports and is rated as the 47th-best player nationally in the 2020 class by ESPN, 50th by 247Sports and 56th by Rivals. Thor was born in Nebraska,…

Alabama, Auburn men’s basketball to take part in Quadruple Header at Holiday Hoopsgiving

The Auburn men’s basketball team added a challenging non-conference opponent to its 2020-21 schedule as the program is set to play Memphis in the 2020 installment of Holiday Hoopsgiving. The battle between the two Tiger teams is slated to take place Dec. 12 in Atlanta, Ga. at State Farm Arena as part of a quadruple header that also features Dayton…