Before Phil Neel saved Auburn program covers in 1959, art used was stock stuff selected from catalogs of Rockwell wannabes (if it was selected—at least by Auburn and not whoever was working that shift at the printers—at all: recall the identical nightmare of the Bama and Clemson covers from 1955), cave drawings, really, in comparison (except the cover of the program for the … [Read more...] about Vintage (Pre-Phil Neel) Auburn-Clemson program covers
Archives for August 2012
Auburn fans and athletes alike know a thing or two about bitter, in-state rivalries. Whether it's on the football gridiron, the basketball court, or the baseball diamond, the Tigers have always been entrenched in a century-old hate against their cross-state Southeastern Conference counterparts. But a new series has started to take shape within the last decade, capturing … [Read more...] about Auburn soccer battles bitter in-state rival Samford tonight
It took a couple of matches for junior middle blocker Camila Jersonsky to get her feet back under her as the 2012 season tipped off last weekend at the Green Bay Tournament in Wisconsin. But in the end, the Tigers came home from the season-opening trip with a 3-0 record and the tournament title -- while Jersonsky was named to the all-tournament team and recognized as … [Read more...] about Auburn Volleyball starts season 3-0, hosts War Eagle Invitational this weekend
For our first game week edition of this post, we thought we’d take this opportunity to remind you all what big Auburn athletic supporters we are here at The War Eagle Reader. How big? This big… Official Auburn Cotton Bowl Athletic Supporter (1986) “In 1985 I knew a young lady that worked as an equipment manager for the football team. I tried in vain to get her to … [Read more...] about War Eagle Relics airs its dirty laundry
Previously: The Knights of The War Eagle Reader Roundtable ponder the possibility of (ever) topping 2010. “Knights of the TWER Roundtable”—it sounds good and it reads better, because these dudes know their stuff—they read their blogs and their Bibles and they, these dudes right here, that I’ve assembled and asked to answer hard, pressing Auburn questions (because I my … [Read more...] about Do the Knights of The War Eagle Reader Roundtable still thrill to memories of Tommy Tuberville?