Emotions were high on Sunday as the Auburn softball team honored the team’s three seniors with a ceremony that included pictures and highlights from the past, as well as remembering all the accomplishments Morgan Estell, Branndi Melero and McKenzie Kilpatrick have made on the Plains.
Dhaquille Williams has his share of regrets. The Auburn senior wide receiver tries not to dwell on them, though.
With a threat of heavy rain throughout most of Saturday, it would’ve been smart to bring an umbrella to Plainsman Park.
Khalil Bell receives the soccer ball off a pass from a teammate and is immediately met by a defender. This is when the mind game begins. Bell starts to move with the ball to his right then looks into the defender’s eyes. No, don’t go right, he thinks.
Opelika got off to fast starts in both games of a doubleheader Friday against Dothan then answered every Tiger challenge to sweep a Class 6A second-round series.
The Opelika varsity boys defeated Oxford 4-0 in the first round of the AHSAA Class 6A playoffs on Friday night.
After a week of sleepless nights a month ago, Sam Gillikin knew what he had to do. Much like his walk-up song proclaims, it was time for Gillikin to “ante up.”
A best friend is good to have — especially when such a buddy hits a key home run to aid your complete-game effort in a playoff opener.
The Opelika boys tennis team finished fifth out of 16 teams Friday in the Class 6A state tournament in Mobile.