Auburn was kind of a horse college in the 1930s. Like, a really good one. “I believe we had about 85 horses, enough to mount two teams for six periods,” W.J. Klepinger told Inside The Auburn Tigers magazine in 1982. Klepinger was the head coach of Auburn’s 1935 polo team. Yes, polo. “We used riding […]
It must have been awful for Bama fans at McAdory High School in the 1980s. I mean just absolutely awful. At least for the kids that had to take Bo Jackson 101. Any of you McAdorians recognize this? Is this a Mrs. Brewer overhead projector masterpiece? War Eagle? More Bo: * Nolan Ryan discusses Bo […]
The first post in a series stemming from my interview with Doug Barfield at Panera Bread.
In the early days of Title IX legitimacy, the Auburn Women’s Basketball team apparently did anything it could for attention. At least that’s one way to interpret the “noise” and “disturbances” that traveled all the way from Dorm J to Dean Cater’s desk in January 1978. Credit: AU Archives. Related: Queen of the Court. … […]
Ol’ No. 10 may have always been good for a gain. But he’s almost at a loss for words when trying to describe the feeling of emerging from the War Eagle womb on a fall Saturday in Auburn.