Tigers

Detroit Tiger and Hall of Famer, Al Kaline dies at 85

DETROIT (AP) — Fresh off the train and only 18 years old, Al Kaline ran into an immediate roadblock trying to join the Detroit Tigers. Called up to the majors, he couldn’t get past the security guards at Briggs Stadium. “I finally convinced them I was the guy who just signed a bonus contract for the enormous sum of $15,000….

Auburn Shoots 46 Free throws, loses by 12 to Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Guards Dru Smith and Xavier Pinson each scored 28 points and Missouri beat No. 11 Auburn 85-73 on Saturday night. Smith and Pinson repeatedly drove into the lane and scored for Missouri (12-13, 4-8 Southeastern Conference). Kobe Brown added 10 points and nine rebounds. Austin Wiley led Auburn (22-3, 9-3) with 22 points and 10 rebounds, J’Von McCormick added 21 points and Samir Doughty scored 16. Auburn made…

NO.15 AUBURN TAKES DOWN NO.5 ALABAMA IN THE 84TH IRON BOWL, 48-45

Shaun Shivers scored on an 11-yard run with 8:08 left to put No. 16 Auburn ahead and another failed field goal by Alabama in the Iron Bowl wiped away the fifth-ranked Crimson Tide’s playoff hopes in a wild 48-45 victory for the Tigers on Saturday. Auburn (9-3, 5-3 Southeastern Conference) survived a final, marathon Crimson Tide drive when Joseph Bulovas’ 30-yard…

Changemakers: Henry Tellis

Montgomery native Henry Tellis recognizes the potential for greatness in Montgomery’s youth. He is on a mission to help them carve out a path that leads a successful future. “Growing up I rarely seen anyone impacting our community at all. And believe it or not as a young man I knew one day I was going to play in the…

Auburn, Coach Bruce Pearl Agree to New 5-year Contract

Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl celebrates with his team after the Midwest Regional final game against Kentucky in the NCAA men’s College basketball tournament Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. Auburn won 77-71 in overtime. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)Auburn and basketball coach Bruce Pearl have agreed to a new five-year contract. The deal announced Friday runs through the 2023-24…

Greenville Tigers Ready for Football Season

The Greenville Tigers are kicking off the football season with a Jamboree Game against Stanhope Elmore High School Thursday night. The game will have three quarters of play by the Varsity teams, then the second string and Junior Varsity team will take over in the fourth quarter. It’s a game that will give everyone a chance to play and both…

Tiger Stadium Undergoes Renovations

Football teams are made during the summer months, and in Greenville, so are the fields. Tiger Stadium next to Greenville Elementary is undergoing a $50,000 renovation plan. It’s a new look Head Coach Josh McLendon says is desperately needed. McLendon should know, he spends most of his time at the field. In fact, he considers it his second office. This…