Sports


SPORTS 9/28/17 12:23pm

Caroline Bado Named to National Team of the Week

Auburn soccer added another player this week to receive national honors. TopDrawerSoccer.com named Caroline Bado to the National Team of the Week, after she led the Tigers’ defense in two dominate conference games. Bado follows in the footsteps of fellow teammate Hannah Alspach, who earned the same honor last week. Bado is a redshirt senior defender and was also named SEC Defensive Player of the Week, in addition to her national honors. “We had two great games defensively last week, and Caroline is clearly the leader of our back line,” head coach Karen Hoppa said.


SPORTS 9/27/17 12:29pm

EJ Montgomery Decommits from Auburn

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - E.J. Montgomery has decommitted from Auburn, first reported by Scout.com Wednesday morning. Montgomery, a five-star power forward out of Marietta, Ga, decommited one day after Auburn associate head coach Chuck Person was charged in a federal bribery case. Montgomery's father told Scout.com, "We are going to open EJ's recruitment back up." The 6'10 forward from Wheeler High School is currently the No. 4 power forward prospect and is currently ranked No. 17 overall. This is the first major recruitment decommitment since the news broke of the FBI probe investigation on Sept.


SPORTS 9/26/17 1:00pm

Auburn volleyball sweeps Georgia, 3-0

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - Auburn volleyball swept Georgia on the road this weekend, 3-0. The Tigers are now undefeated in SEC play and have a 9-2 record overall this season, which is the best start since 2013. Jesse Earl recorded 18 digs against Georgia and had an ace in the match.


SPORTS 9/26/17 10:51am

What's Next: Auburn Basketball's Chuck Person

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - As of Monday morning, Auburn Associate Head Coach Chuck Person was listed as a  defendant in a federal bribery case. Person was a 2 time All-American for Auburn (1985, 1986) and helped lead the Tigers to the elite eight in the 1986 NCAA Tournament.  Person is second on the Auburn all-time leading scorer list with 2,311 points and is fourth on the SEC all-time leading scorer list. Auburn basketball retired his jersey number (45) in 2006. He was the No. 4 overall pick in the 1986 draft by the Indiana Pacers and bounced around the NBA, finishing his career with the Seattle Sonics in 2000. After a hiatus from Auburn, Person returned to his alma mater in 2014 to be the associate head coach under current coach Bruce Pearl.  Person helped coach Auburn to an 18-14 record last season, Auburn's first winning season since 2008-2009.


SPORTS 9/25/17 3:49pm

Women’s Tennis wraps up fall season opener

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) – Auburn opened their fall season traveling to Coral Gables, Fl. for the Miami Fall Invite.  The Tigers had nine combined victories in singles and doubles against players from Florida Gulf Coast University, Miami, and Pittsburgh. Freshman Jaeda Daniel went 2-0 in singles play including a 6-3, 6-1 win over Miami’s 2017 NCAA Tournament semifinalist. In doubles play, senior Alizee Michaud and Daniel had a 6-1 victory against FGCU while senior Mary Katherine Lewis and Daniel took down Pittsburgh 6-0. Another notable performance for Auburn was a doubles win by junior Alannah Griffin and freshman Madeline Meredith who defeated FGCU 6-4.  In addition, the pairing of Lewis and junior Caroline Turner resulted in a pair of 6-4 decisions. Auburn travels to Malibu, CA for the All American Championships on Sept.


SPORTS 9/25/17 2:24pm

Soccer shuts out Kentucky at home

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - Soccer defeated Kentucky 3-0 on Sunday afternoon. The team’s performance continues to improve, as they carry on their undefeated streak in the Southeastern Conference (2-0-1). Auburn started out on top, as they claimed the lead during the first half.


SPORTS 9/22/17 2:23pm

Sara P's Fast 5: 5 Keys for an Auburn Win Over Missouri

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - Auburn football will officially start their SEC play Saturday on the road at Missouri. The No. 15 Tigers of Auburn are facing Mizzou for only the third time in school history (1-1), the last meeting being in the SEC Championship in 2013.  Here are my 5 keys for Auburn to come away with their first SEC win of the season:


SPORTS 9/22/17 10:17am

This Weekend in Auburn Sports

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - Auburn football may be on the road this weekend, but there are several other Tiger teams you can watch online or in person this weekend. Soccer kicked off the weekend for athletics, traveling to Knoxville to face No. 21 Tennesee on Thursday. The Tigers finished the game with a 1-1 draw, the lone Auburn goal coming from freshman Jaelyn Gadson in the 85th minute. Soccer will return home on Sunday to face Kentucky at the Auburn Soccer Complex.


SPORTS 9/21/17 8:11pm

Lee County Schools Prayer Ban

On Friday August 25th when fans showed up to the annual football game between Opelika High School and Smiths Station High School they did not know that nearly a month later we would still be talking about it but not for what happened during the game but what happened before.  On this particular Friday night just like it had been for many years a student-led prayer was said over the public address system prior to kickoff.


SPORTS 9/21/17 12:00pm

Daniel Carlson Named to 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - Daniel Carlson has been named to the 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. The Auburn kicker is among 22 football players throughout the country to be named to the team. Carlson has been active in volunteering while at Auburn, taking mission trips to the Dominican Republic and Guatemala, working at schools, visiting hospitals, and doing faith-based speaking events. The voting panel to select the team include Tim Tebow and prominent college football media members. The panel is given a list of 146 nominated players.


SPORTS 9/21/17 9:55am

Top-10 Finish from Elena Hualde

Auburn, AL (EETV) – Sophmore Elena Hualde finished in the top-10 individually at the Mason Rudolph Championship over the weekend, assisting in one of the best team scores in Auburn’s history. The Tigers shot an even-par of 288 on Sunday’s finish to place seventh with a 54-hole score of 857, which was seven under.