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Auburn softball walks to 10-run rout of Arkansas

Sports such as softball, which have no time constraints, lend themselves to statistical anomalies and firsts. Even for teams who have already played more 40 games in a season.

AU BLOG MAILBAG: Should Auburn be concerned about its young secondary?

The first round of the NFL Draft takes place next Thursday. It’s one of my favorite days of the year. It’s also my 27th birthday, but I don’t care about that. I care about the NFL Draft.

Auburn board of trustees approves $11 million in athletic facility upgrades

The Auburn University board of trustees gave final approval for $11 million in athletics facility upgrades at Auburn Arena, Plainsman Park and Jane B. Moore Field on Friday.

Auburn searching for momentum, and maybe some revenge, at Alabama

Casey Mize wanted to be able to say that last year’s series against rival Alabama has no bearing on this weekend’s. The next three games are crucial to Auburn. The team should be focusing on that and that alone.

Malik Miller still ‘in the equation’ at RB despite limited A-Day workload

SCOTTSBORO — Malik Miller was a player Auburn wanted to get more touches on A-Day. The reason he didn’t had nothing to do with his performance.

Milliet, Cerio and Watson to represent Auburn gymnastics at NCAA Championships

Despite failing to qualify as one of the top two teams in the NCAA Salt Lake City Regional two weeks ago, Auburn will still have representation in St. Louis.

Kam Martin finishes spring atop Auburn’s running back depth chart

SCOTTSBORO — If Auburn had to play a game this Saturday, Kam Martin would get the first carry out of the backfield.

Seniors set tone as Auburn prepares for what could be final home series

When Sunday’s finale in Columbia, Mo., was cancelled and Auburn’s fate — a two-game sweep at the hands of a Missouri team that entered the weekend in last place — was sealed, Mickey Dean gathered the team in the batting…

Auburn ‘worked hard’ with tight ends during spring

There may not be a position on Auburn’s football team that mystifies fans more than tight end.

Auburn ‘worked hard’ with tight ends during spring

There may not be a position on Auburn’s football team that mystifies fans more than tight end.

Auburn adjusts starting pitching rotation for Alabama series

Auburn has used the same starting pitching rotation in every weekend series it has played this season — junior ace Casey Mize on Friday, sophomore Davis Daniel on Saturday and freshman Tanner Burns on Sunday.

Auburn leans on veteran leadership at linebacker

There are only four defensive coordinators in the SEC who are going into their third seasons with the same school.

Auburn equestrian set to compete in 2018 NCEA Championship

The No. 2 seed Auburn equestrian team caps the 2017-18 season at the National Collegiate Equestrian Association National Championship held April 18-21 at the Extraco Events Center in Waco, Texas.

Auburn routs UAB for first set of back-to-back wins this month

It took 11 games and three full weeks, but for the first time since late March, Auburn has picked up back-to-back wins.

Auburn softball falls out of top 10 after 2-loss weekend at Missouri

Auburn’s momentum changed with one night’s sleep.

Patience paying off for Auburn outfielder Judd Ward

Judd Ward was a footnote to Brendan Venter’s heroics on Sunday. The latter hit the go-ahead three-run home run that sparked Auburn’s come-from-behind, series-clinching win over Mississippi State. The former only piled on.

In-state defensive back Cordale Flott commits to Auburn

Cordale Flott received an offer from Florida on April 4 and went as far as to put the SEC East school at the top of his list after his visit to Gainesville this past Friday.

Javaris Davis ready to produce wherever he plays in Auburn’s secondary

Javaris Davis doesn’t know if he can pick a favorite position between corner and nickel. He doesn’t seem to care that deeply about which one he plays for Auburn in his junior season.

Auburn men’s basketball hires former player Wes Flanigan as assistant coach

Bruce Pearl filled the vacant permanent assistant coach job on his staff on Monday, announcing the hire of Auburn alum Wes Flanigan.

Auburn men’s basketball hires former player Wes Flanigan as assistant coach

Bruce Pearl filled the vacant permanent assistant coach job on his staff on Monday, announcing the hire of Auburn alum Wes Flanigan.

Auburn baseball falls out of rankings despite series win

Auburn came from behind to capture a much-needed victory over Mississippi State on Sunday, but it didn’t prove enough to keep the team ranked.

Auburn encouraged by improvement of first-team offensive line

Marlon Davidson spends much of his time on the football team trying to beat offensive lines, not praise them. He and the rest of Auburn’s defensive linemen did that to their own team’s front on A-Day, totaling seven tackles for…

7-run 6th inning lifts Auburn to series victory over Mississippi State

It had gotten to the point where Brendan Venter was probably not the person Auburn wanted to see up to bat in a big situation.

Revisiting the 5 burning questions facing Auburn at the start of spring practice

When Auburn opened spring practice on March 1, we posed five questions facing the team heading into coach Gus Malzahn’s sixth season at the helm.

Former Auburn guard Davion Mitchell commits to Baylor

Davion Mitchell has found his new home.

Davis Daniel’s struggles continue in Auburn’s loss to Mississippi State

Davis Daniel was supposed to make the leap this season. Casey Mize did from his freshman to sophomore year, going from a 3.52 ERA in 2016 to a 2.04 ERA in 2017. The expectation was that Daniel would build last…

Auburn ace Kaylee Carlson suffers walk-off loss in Game 1 at Missouri

Auburn ace Kaylee Carlson entered the first game of a three-game set at Missouri having allowed just four home runs in 137 2/3 innings over her first 22 outings of the season.

Casey Mize, Auburn get back in win column vs. Mississippi State

The tone for Casey Mize’s start was set in the first inning.

AU BLOG MAILBAG: The sky is falling

OK, so the sky isn’t actually falling. But there was a moment earlier this week where a lot of Auburn fans sure seemed to feel that way.

Standout pitching carries Auburn into series at Missouri

It would be fair to look at this weekend’s series at Missouri as a prime chance for Auburn to improve its place in the SEC standings with just three conference series remaining. After all, the black-and-gold Tigers own the league’s…

Auburn hopes players-only meeting leads to better results against Mississippi State

Conor Davis texted Casey Mize about it after Saturday’s game. He overheard catcher Brett Wright talking about with a few players, too.

Exit Survey: Auburn leaves spring feeling like it has ‘gotten better’ on special teams

Gus Malzahn said he had some concerns about the kicking game going into the spring, given that Auburn was trying out a new placekicker, holder and snapper for the first time in a long time. There was also some question…

Finalizing Auburn’s projected depth chart at the conclusion of spring practice

Auburn defensive coordinator Kevin Steele has seen some of the projected depth charts media members have published this spring. He said they’re wrong.

Exit Survey: Auburn’s defense wants to be No. 1 in the nation

Auburn defensive coordinator Kevin Steele was asked during spring practice what he expected from a defensive line that returned three of four starters from last year’s team.

Resetting Auburn’s roster outlook after recent departures

For about a week in late March, Auburn had at least the chance to return 12 scholarship players from a roster than won an SEC regular-season title and made the NCAA Tournament.

Auburn guard Bryce Brown will test NBA Draft waters, not hire agent

Add another name to the list of Auburn players who will test the NBA Draft waters. The university announced Wednesday morning that Bryce Brown will go through the process but not hire an agent so as to maintain his eligibility.

Exit Survey: Auburn has ‘no concern’ about offense’s spring performance

On the surface, you might look at what happened on the field Saturday at Jordan-Hare Stadium and say Auburn’s defense dominated and the offense struggled. And you would be correct.

Samford hands Auburn 4th consecutive loss

Not even a midweek game against a Southern Conference opponent could rescue Auburn from its most recent skid.

Desean Murray leaving Auburn men’s basketball program

Auburn suffered another loss Tuesday evening as forward Desean Murray announced that he would be leaving after two seasons with the program and one season on the court.

Auburn, South Alabama agree to 3-game series

Auburn and South Alabama have agreed to meet on the hardwood three times over the next three seasons, a source confirmed to the Opelika-Auburn News.

3-star 2019 center Jakai Clark commits to Auburn

Auburn picked up its third verbal commitment in the Class of 2019 from center Jakai Clark, according to multiple reports.

Auburn softball earns highest ranking of the season

Last weekend, Auburn won two out of three games at Ole Miss and dropped a spot in the polls. This weekend, it came back from one game down to take a series and jumped up to its highest ranking all…

Auburn center Austin Wiley will enter name into NBA Draft, not sign with agent

Auburn center Austin Wiley announced Tuesday morning that he intends to enter his name into the 2018 NBA Draft but will not sign with an agent in order to maintain his NCAA eligibility.

A-Day MVP Nick Coe proving he’s a scary talent on Auburn’s defensive line

Marlon Davidson is sacred of Nick Coe. And not just because he’s a 6-foot-5, 270-pound, former three-time national high school wrestling champion.

Auburn golfer Trace Crowe ties program record

Auburn junior Trace Crowe matched a program record with a score of 63 in the second round of the Gary Koch Invitational Monday afternoon. Crowe’s career-low card tied Kyle Kopsick during the same tournament in 2009.

Auburn baseball’s struggles continue at Arkansas

Butch Thompson’s message to his Auburn baseball team one week ago was to “Get better.” The results this past weekend in Arkansas don’t show the Tigers succeeding in that quest.

A-Day performance doesn’t take away from Malik Willis’ spring

Auburn opened Saturday’s A-Day spring game with a double-reverse flea-flicker. Quarterback Malik Willis handed to running back Malik Miller, who handed the ball to running back turned wide receiver Devan Barrett, who flipped it back to Willis.

Bullpen, bats betray Auburn as Arkansas completes series sweep

Having the bullpen back to full strength was supposed to be a boost for Auburn. Andrew Mitchell and Cody Greenhill returning from extended absences to join Calvin Coker was supposed to give the Tigers a stout trio to close out…

Kaylee Carlson becomes program’s wins leader as Auburn takes series from Tennessee

A fifth inning burst highlighted by an Alyssa Rivera 3-run shot over the wall gave Auburn the fire power it was looking for all weekend.

Jarrett Stidham played hurt in 2017, feels ‘close’ to full strength after A-Day

The left shoulder surgery that limited Auburn quarterback Jarrett Stidham throughout this spring was not simply an offseason cleanup. The purpose of the January procedure was actually to repair a partially torn labrum.

Jarrett Stidham played hurt in 2017, feels ‘close’ to full strength after A-Day

The left shoulder surgery that limited Auburn quarterback Jarrett Stidham throughout this spring was not simply an offseason cleanup. The purpose of the January procedure was actually to repair a partially torn labrum.

Three takeaways from Auburn’s A-Day spring game

Auburn held its annual A-Day spring game on Saturday, which featured the Tigers’ first-team offense and defense (Orange) beating the second team (Blue) 18-10.

Locals C.J. Tolbert, JaTarvious Whitlow lead Auburn’s running backs on A-Day

Perhaps the most anticipated aspect of Saturday’s A-Day spring game was that it would offer fans their first chance to see the fruits of Auburn’s spring running back competition.

Auburn suffers third consecutive series loss at Arkansas

With the temperature close to freezing for the entirety of the game, Auburn fell behind early and couldn’t get anything going as the No. 13 Tigers fell to No. 5 Arkansas, 13-2, Saturday night at Baum Stadium.

Auburn evens series with Tennessee behind Martin’s 1-hitter, McCrackin’s home run

Casey McCrackin’s fourth-inning two-run home run was the difference as 11th-ranked Auburn softball defeated No. 8 Tennessee 2-0 Saturday at Jane B. Moore Field.

DENNIS: Take A-Day for the scrimmage that it is

More than 28,000 fans braved the rain to attend Saturday’s A-Day spring game at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Even more took the chance to get an early preview of the 2018 Auburn Tigers on TV.

Auburn’s defense dominates on A-Day, just like it has all spring

Javaris Davis laughed and looked around to make sure Auburn coach Gus Malzahn wasn’t listening before answering the question in the locker room after Saturday’s A-Day scrimmage.

Updating Auburn’s injury report after A-Day

This spring was not kind to Auburn from an injury standpoint, but the team appeared to escape Saturday’s A-Day scrimmage without many more incidents.

A-Day recap: News, notes and highlights from Auburn’s spring game

Auburn’s A-Day scrimmage is in the books and the end of the spring is just around the corner.

LIVE UPDATES: Auburn’s A-Day spring game

Auburn is set for the sixth A-Day of spring game of the Gus Malzahn era.

Story lines, battles and players to watch on A-Day

After 12 practices behind (mostly) closed doors, Auburn is ready to put its work this spring up for public viewing.

Auburn gymnastics focused entering NCAA Salt Lake City Regional

It’s all going to be on the line today for Auburn’s gymnasts in Utah.

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