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Auburn boys look to finish title race, two years in the making

Riner, Virginia. —Auburn head coach Terry Millirons remembers two years ago he took his team up those steps in the lobby of the Siegel Center and told his team they wouldn’t be playing in the Class 1 State Championship due to Covid 19. – “There has never been a worse …

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Detroit Lions release former Alabama prep star

On Thursday afternoon, Detroit Lions defensive end Trey Flowers tweeted:Really grateful for the love and the lessonsThis could have served as personal confirmation of the reports coming out of Detroit. The Lions plan to release Flowers with two seasons remaining on his contract when the 2022 NFL trade year begins …

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A look at the Auburn linebackers ahead of the Spring Ball

We take a look at every position group as Auburn prepares to open spring training on March 14. The eighth in an 11-part series examines linebackers. The search for redemption is a recurring theme for Bryan Harsin’s team after a disappointing 6-7 season in his first season as Auburn’s head …

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Governor to unveil $9 billion funding formula based on student need – Tennessee Lookout

Using a forecast of $9 billion, Governor Bill Lee’s proposed funding formula for the 2023-24 fiscal year would start the state’s one million students with a base amount of $6,860 and then add more. more based on individual needs ranging from economic disadvantages to disabilities. Lee seeks to replace the …

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Multiple complaints, hefty fines previously levied on owner linked to Auburn dog attack

Multiple complaints, hefty fines previously levied on landlord linked to dog attack in Auburn Neighbors told FOX 13 that the abandoned property linked to the vicious dog attack in Auburn on Tuesday has been linked to several dog attacks in the past and has been a problem for years. AUBURN, …

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Bert Watts bids farewell to Auburn after accepting job with Denver Broncos

A day after reports surfaced that Bert Watts would be the next assistant to leave the Auburn staff, the decision became official. The Denver Broncos announced Monday night that Watts was one of seven new additions to the franchise’s coaching staff. Watts, who spent the 2021 season as Auburn’s special …

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Super Bowl LVI: State prep roster increases to 97

Cincinnati Bengals kicker Evan McPherson is the first Fort Payne High School player on a team’s active Super Bowl roster. The Bengals will face the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LVI on Sunday after McPherson scored field goals in the final games of Cincinnati’s last two games – a …

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Obituary, Saturday, February 5, 2022 – The Troy Messenger

Billy Joe Cobb Billy Joe Cobb, 77, a resident of Tuscaloosa, formerly of Troy, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022, at Hospice in West Alabama. Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. at Dillard’s Funeral Home Chapel in Troy with the Reverend Tony Boyd officiating. Interment …

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Rosa Parks Annual Breakfast is February 5 – The Atmore Advance

The 14th Annual Rosa Parks Breakfast will be held Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 9 a.m. at Greater Mount Triumph Missionary Baptist Church. The breakfast, sponsored by the Yellow Hats Society, is held annually to celebrate the contributions of Parks and other prominent African Americans to history. Parks was an …

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SI99 recruitment rankings by the numbers

The Postseason SI99 leaderboard is officially out. It is Sports Illustrated and SI All-American’s look at the future of college football after the end of the 2021 high school football season and the All-Star Tour. The top four teams in the Team Recruiting Rankings have by far the most SI99 …

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Huntsville woman loses thousands to Zelle app scam

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The North Alabama Better Business Bureau is advising everyone to beware of a scam involving the popular Zelle mobile wallet. Scammers pretend to be with your bank, then trick you into transferring your hard-earned money to them. The money transfer app was supposed to be safer …

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Joseph Liseno Obituary (2022) – Auburn, NY

Joseph A. Liseno, Jr. AUBURN – Joseph Liseno, 61, of Auburn died suddenly on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Auburn Community Hospital. In partnership with his brothers, Joe owned several Subway restaurants located in Auburn and the Syracuse area. He was a graduate of Auburn High School and a fellow …

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GoFundMe Page Raises Funds For Local Teen’s Funeral Expenses

BIRMINGHAM, AL – A GoFundMe page has been set up to pay for the funeral costs of De’Undray Haggard, the 18-year-old Birmingham teenager who police say was shot dead on Wednesday night in the western part of the city. Candice Banks, Haggard’s girlfriend started the page Thursday, writing, “We want …

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Nick Saban’s shift to a modern coaching style led Alabama to the National Championship game

As things went badly against Tennessee on the night of Oct. 25, Alabama coach Nick Saban knelt in front of Bryce Young for a brief discussion on the sidelines. Their foreheads almost touched, as Saban calmly and intimately gave his 20-year-old quarterback some advice, things finally improved, with a 28-point …

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Zonta: Auburn Z-Club has a subtle impact on the local community | Lifestyles

Alyssa Hogle, Ashlyn Feneck and Skyler Bishuk Special for The Citizen The 2021-22 Publicity Committee for the Auburn High School Z-Club is made up of three ambitious freshmen whose love for community service has spurred them on to join the Auburn Z-Club in start of their career in high school. …

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CFP semi-finals: Cincinnati nods to cover against Alabama

Cincinnati, the first non-Power Five team to advance to the college football playoffs, hasn’t lost since suffering a 24-21 loss to Georgia in last season’s Peach Bowl on a field goal. 53 yards in the dying seconds. The Bearcats led the Bulldogs 21-10 in the fourth quarter before suffering the …

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Beveley Powers Obituary (1933 – 2021) – Auburn, AL

Powers of Beveley Jo Sumrall January 20, 1933 – December 26, 2021 Beveley Jo Sumrall Powers was born January 20, 1933, third and last child to Wilbur Robert Sumrall and Lucy Charles Prewitt Sumrall of Crystal Springs, Mississippi. As a child, she slept in a basket shaped by her father …

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A dive into LSU Basketball’s SEC # 16 opening with Auburn # 11

As the Tigers prepare for the conference game, it all starts against the No.11 ranked Auburn Tigers, arguably the most constituted team in the SEC. With head coach Bruce Pearl at the helm, his team came out with something to prove, going 11-1 in the team’s first 12 games of …

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Ball State vs Georgia State predictions: Camellia Bowl pick and betting offers

Ball State’s Drew Plitt passes against Central Michigan in their game at Scheumann Stadium on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. (Imagin) Our college football betting expert has his best tips and predictions for the Camellia Bowl game between Ball State and Georgia State scheduled for Christmas Day in Montgomery, Alabama. Mid-American …

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RB Damari Alston, Auburn’s new footballer, promises OL rookie

Auburn‘s new Class of 2022 football signing RB Damari Alston has pledged protection for himself and his Tigers backfield teammates. The unofficial, outspoken “recruiting director” tweeted simply comes out “OL otw” indicating that the offensive line will soon be reinforced with a big addition. The “crootin ‘finger” strikes again, folks. …

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Mardi Gras style parade in Mobile ahead of the Lending Tree Bowl

MOBILE, Alabama (WKRG) – We’re kicking off the season with what organizers are calling “Mobile’s Biggest Mardi Gras Parade,” one of many events leading up to Saturday’s Lending Tree Bowl at Whitney Stadium. The Greer / This Is Alabama Mardi Gras Parade Market features floats from 20 mystical societies, local …

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Pike County BOE Approves Payroll and Travel Requests – The Troy Messenger

The Pike County School Board met on Monday evening to deal with new business, including the approval of the November financial statements and the payment of wages for the month. In other cases: • The Board of Directors approved Lisa Powell’s travel requests to travel to and attend the Alabama …

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Amid chaos of national signing day, SEC powers grab top recruits

Through all the changes in the varsity sport landscape with money making opportunities for athletes and open transfers, one thing remains the same. A bunch of Southeastern Conference schools as well as venerable programs like Ohio State and Texas are at or near the top of national recruiting rankings. The …

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Auburn inauguration: Mayor Levesque continues to focus on “more accessible housing”

Auburn Mayor Jason Levesque, center, calls to order the 2021 groundbreaking ceremony at the Auburn Seniors Community Center. Russ Dillingham / Journal of the Sun AUBURN – Less than a year ago, Mayor Jason Levesque used his State of the City address to call for a dramatic increase in new …

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Five players Texas should target after Quinn Ewers hires

Just when the Texas offseason was already looking to its peak, Steve Sarkisian was able to add transfer portal top player Quinn Ewers to the already loaded incoming class. Many forget that before Ewers cashed in NIL cash in the state of Ohio, he had the highest possible mark for …

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Carolyn Kent Obituary (2021) – Auburn, AL

Carolyn Selena Stamper Kent September 21, 1927 – December 10, 2021 Longtime Auburn, Alabama resident Carolyn Selena Stamper Kent passed away peacefully at home with her children on December 10, 2021, at the age of 94. Carolyn was born in Kannapolis, North Carolina on September 21, 1927, to Granville Wadsworth …

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The Texas Longhorns continue their recruitment drive for OL and rank in the top 4 of the elite OL Earnest Green

Looking for some big help on the offensive front, the Texas Longhorns have hit the recruiting trail hard for a few key prospects across the line. And that hard work paid off, with St. John Bosco (Bellflower, CA) interior offensive lineman Earnest Greene naming the Longhorns among his top 10. …

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Auburn’s football’s Bo Nix hits Central-Phenix sidelines at AHSAA Super 7 to watch brother and dad

BIRMINGHAM – Bo Nix has been in the news a lot lately, but has made time to attend high school football, especially his family. Auburn‘s quarterback traveled to the AHSAA Super 7 Class 7A State Championship on Wednesday night to watch Central-Phenix City, where his father Patrick Nix coaches and …

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From course to field, the bond grows between Nate Oats and Rick Pitino

In the college sports world, Alabama and Iona represent opposite ends of the spectrum. One is a sprawling public university of nearly 40,000 students that dominates a southern university town. The other is a small college of less than 4000 people located in the New York City area, and without …

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Mitchell outside, Robinson of the Jaguars inside?

The 49ers rushed leader is out and the Jacksonville Jaguars are in attendance for the 10 a.m. game this morning at TIAA Bank Field. Elijah Mitchell’s finger surgery five days ago made the 49ers rookie unlikely to adjust today, and indeed it is. James Robinson, the Jaguars’ main rusher, will …

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Mental health, education lottery discussed at PTO roundtable

Lawmakers from the Mountain Brook and Vestavia Hills regions gathered to discuss policy issues related to schools at the PTO 2021 Legislative Forum, hosted by the Mountain Brook Board of Education on November 16. On mental health, a representative from the PTO said mental health services were obviously needed and …

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Former Alabama prep star urges 49ers to beat Rams

Free San Francisco 49ers safety Jimmie Ward gave the Los Angeles Rams bulletin board material this summer with his comments on their new quarterback Matthew Stafford. The Rams traded starting quarterback Jared Goff to the Detroit Lions for the 12-year-old veteran on March 18. MORE NFL: · NFL STATE GATHERING: …

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Freshman Progression, Game 7

The state of Mississippi has 42 red shirts and real freshmen on this year’s list. Of those 42, 11 played in the Vanderbilt game. The eleven freshmen who played included redshirt freshman defensive end Jevon Banks, true freshman linebacker Ty Cooper, redshirt freshman long snapper Colby Cox, redshirt freshman defensive …

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Jeremy Ruckert climbs in Ohio State football record book

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. –Jeremy Ruckert comes very close to Ohio State’s all-time list for touchdowns. Scoring two 54-7 wins in Indiana on Saturday night, his career tally climbed to 11, leaving him close to matching Jake Stoneburner for most in program history. His first touchdown came late in the second quarter …

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Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama partners with 20 companies to raise funds for research

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Alabama Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRFA) partners with more than 20 companies to support innovative and vital research in Alabama. “Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an important opportunity to prevent breast cancer deaths through education and investment in breast cancer research,” …

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Alabama State High School Football Results: Week 6

Scores from the Alabama Sports Writers Association, which also compiles the state’s weekly football rankings. This will be updated throughout the weekend Thursday games Autauga Aca. 45, Bessemer Aca. 8 Carver-Montgomery 21, Jeff Davis 14 Gadsden City 17, Oxford 9 Hatton 30, East Lawrence 14 Lee-Scott 43, Springwood 0 Maplesville …

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Freshman Progression Game 3

The state of Mississippi has 42 red shirts and real freshmen on this year’s list. Of those 42, 10 played the Memphis game. The 10 freshmen who played included red freshman defensive end Jevon Banks, red freshman long snapper Colby Cox, red first year linebacker Rodney Groce, red freshman long …

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Bass fishing club attracts attention

The Auburn Bass Fishing Club has recently gained attention for its achievements at the College Bass Anglers Sportsman Society National Championship. The team has won two of four Carhartt Bassmaster regular season tournaments. Tournament Director Logan Parks won the title of “Carhartt Bassmaster”. “It feels good to bring the title …

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Spotlight on seniors: Auburn’s running back Jacob Jasinski

History links AUBURN, Alabama – For the senior running back Jacob Jasinski, playing football in Auburn was the perfect addition to an already promising college experience in the Plains. Growing up in Birmingham, Jasinski knew he wanted to date Auburn from a young age. He played soccer and lacrosse at …

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Sylvia Gray Obituary (2021) – Auburn, NY

Sylvia J. Gray AUBURN – Sylvia J. Gray, 79, of Auburn, passed away suddenly on Tuesday August 24, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. She was born in Auburn, daughter of the late Lucean and Mary Schmoke. Besides Auburn, Sylvia also resided in Cayuga, Oswego and Anchorage, AK. She …

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Spotlight on seniors: Auburn defensive back Malcolm Askew

History links AUBURN, Alabama – Senior defensive back Malcolm askew started begging his parents at the age of 4 to let him play little league football. Askew grew up in McCalla, Alabama, a two-hour drive from the Auburn campus, where he was a multisport athlete. Askew excelled at baseball and …

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Throwback Thursday – Built to Last: Auburn’s Masonic Legacy

For nearly a century, the Masonic Temple has occupied the main crossroads in the heart of downtown Auburn. In addition to its architectural distinction, the building reflects Auburn’s rapid growth as an agricultural market and regional rail hub during the prosperous decades of the 1910s and 20s. Creation of King …

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Teenager charged after Auburn school attack has gone viral

AUBURN, NY (WSYR) – A video widely shared on social media in late June showing a girl attacking another outside Auburn Junior High School has sparked a police investigation. Today, a 13-year-old has been charged with assault and endangering the well-being of a child in connection with the attack, according …

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SpaceX Inspiration4 in Huntsville + UAH Discovery

Get up, Huntsville! Here’s everything you need to know to get a good start this Friday. In today’s Daily, we’ll be looking at a great space discovery at UAH, changes to schools in the city of Huntsville, and the SpaceX Inspiration4 crew in Huntsville. First, the weather forecast for the …

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26 Banks; 23 Williams; 21 Robinson

(Photo: Courtesy of Alabama Athletics) Alabama soccer roster countdown three players at a time. Next: cornerbacks Marcus Banks and Jahquez Robinson and running back Roydell Williams. 26 CB Marcus Banks season 2020: Appeared in nine games, including the last five of his second campaign. Provided depth to the cornerback and …

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July 4th celebrations in the Auburn-Opelika region

Unlike last year, the Auburn-Opelika region will have filled spaces for public events, ready to showcase the best Independence Day fireworks and entertainment. The list of events runs from Saturday July 3 to Monday July 5. July 3 On Saturday Opelika Parks and Recreation will hold its 69th Celebration of …

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5-star LB plans to return after first unofficial visit

Auburn‘s new football staff has gained momentum on the recruiting trail as he prepares to enter his 2nd month after the NCAA ended the dead period earlier this month. New linebacker coach Jeff Schmedding has forged a relationship with some of the country’s top prospects, but he could have put …

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Clarkie Dell Bullard Wheeler – OBX today

Clarkie Dell Bullard Wheeler, 90, of Manteo, North Carolina, passed away peacefully at home on June 18, 2021. Born February 27, 1931 in Gadsden, AL, she was the daughter of Clifton Cecil and Winnie Irene Bullard. She was predeceased by siblings, James Bullard, Josephine Griffith, Agnes Wright, Kenneth Bullard and …

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Life-threatening flash flooding increases after Claudette dumps more than 10 inches of rain in some areas – Magnolia State Live

Forecasters warned of life-threatening flash flooding in parts of the Deep South, particularly in central Alabama, as Tropical Depression Claudette swept through the coastal states early Sunday. Heavy rains brought high water from Saturday evening to Sunday morning in the metropolitan areas of Birmingham and Tuscaloosa. Flooding in Northport… video …

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Auburn University group names first black female drum major

AUBURN, Ala. Brianna Jarvis will lead the Auburn University Marching Band at Jordan-Hare Stadium when the soccer team plays Akron on September 4. She would also go down in history as the group’s first black female drum major. The music education major attended Reeltown High School where she says she …

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