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Auburn legend Tommy Lorino passes away

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AlabamaNews.Net) Monday afternoon, Auburn University announced the passing of former legendary football player Tommy Lorino. Lorino is said to have died Sunday at his Panama City home, a cause of death has yet to be revealed by the university. Lorino was an integral part of Auburn’s first national championship winning team in 1957, as a running back,…

SMCA Student Wins Big at International Science Fair

Almost every senior has a busy last year of school, but not many have last years like Eddie Strickland. Eddie is a senior at South Montgomery County Academy. He is graduating Valedictorian with a 4.0 GPA, played four sports his last year at the Academy and is making a name for himself internationally. He also spends a lot of his…

Auburn announces Eric Shore’s retirement

AUBURN, Ala (auburntigers.com) —Eric Shore, who has served as Auburn’s men’s tennis coach the last 26 seasons, is retiring announced Athletics Director Jay Jacobs. The winningest coach in the program’s history, Shore compiled a 359-293 record. He will assist with the men’s program until his replacement has been hired. “After giving careful thought and consideration, I’ve decided to retire from…

Florida warrant out for ex-Tiger Tre Mason

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) – A South Florida judge has issued an arrest warrant for Los Angeles Rams player Tre Mason, who was arrested last month on reckless driving and marijuana possession charges. Online court records show that Mason missed a Monday hearing in Broward County, prompting the arrest warrant. Police in Hollywood, Florida, say Mason refused orders to get out…

Auburn’s Tyler Harris to play in Portsmouth Invitational

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Graduate senior Tyler Harris will begin play in the 2016 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament on Thursday through Saturday. The 64th Portsmouth Invitational, one of the top professional showcase events in the country, is a four-day, 12-game tournament-style event, which features 64 college seniors who will play in front of representatives from every NBA team as well as…

Former First Lady Laura Bush Speaks at Auburn University

The Women’s Philanthropy Board Spring Symposium and Luncheon at Auburn University will feature a survivor and a former first lady. Laura Bush, wife of the 43rd president of the United States, George W. Bush, was the keynote speaker at the luncheon at today. She is a leading voice for spreading freedom and promoting human rights around the world. As chair…

No. 6 Auburn at NCAA Ann Arbor Regional

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The No. 6 Auburn gymnastics team is set to be the top seed at the NCAA Ann Arbor Regional Saturday, April 2, in Ann Arbor, Mich. The meet, hosted by No. 7 Michigan, will begin at 5 p.m. CT and will include the Tigers, the Wolverines, No. 18 Stanford, Penn State, New Hampshire and Eastern Michigan. “I…

3 Tigers named SEC Riders of the Month

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Freshman Caitlin Boyle and seniors Elizabeth Benson and Griffin Knight of the No. 1 Auburn equestrian team were recognized by the Southeastern Conference Wednesday for their performances in the month of March and were awarded Rider of the Month honors in their respective disciplines. Boyle, of Hampshire, Ill., was recognized for her efforts in Equitation over…

Tide, Tigers’ Montgomery showdown awaits

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (rolltide.com) – The Crimson Tide takes to the road for a four-game road trip, starting first with Tuesday’s meeting with in-state rival Auburn for the annual MAX Capital City Classic. The two teams will meet for the eighth consecutive year in Montgomery for the non-conference match-up. First pitch of Tuesday’s contest is scheduled for 7 p.m. CT on the…

Auburn’s first black football player, James Owens, dies

Auburn's first black scholarship football player, James Owens, has died after battling heart problems. He was 65.

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Auburn’s first black scholarship football player, James Owens, has died after battling heart problems. He was 65. Owens’ wife, Gloria, told the Opelika-Auburn News that he died of renal and heart failure shortly after noon Saturday at his Auburn home. She says he was surrounded by family. A fullback, Owens played for the Tigers from 1970-72….