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Auburn baseball's Butch Thompson, former BSC pitcher, 'sad' about school's closure — 'It’s pretty unbelievable'

Auburn University head baseball coach Butch Thompson on Tuesday said he was "stunned" to learn Birmingham-Southern College, where he pitched and met his now-wife, was closing its doors at the end of the school year.

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Auburn athletics: A year in review

It was an eventful year for the Auburn University athletic department. What were some of the Tigers' most memorable moments of 2023?

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Auburn baseball preparing for 2024 season

Following a disappointing end to the 2023 campaign, the Auburn Tigers are looking to make a run this spring. Head coach Butch Thompson has a revamped roster and Plainsman Park will debut a new look.

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Auburn's Freeze, Pearl, Thompson come together to tout 'big night of worship' at Neville Arena

The big three head coaches at Auburn University are calling on students to Unite next week in a "big night of worship and connection" at Neville Arena.

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Bryson Ware's hot streak continues in Auburn win over UAB

With SEC play just under two weeks away, Auburn has seven games in seven days and the non-conference test began with a Tuesday night matchup against UAB. The in-state rivals, and coached by former Auburn great Casey Dunn, have struggled as of late and put up a fight, but the Tigers were able to shut down the UAB offense and get some hits of their own, winning 4-1. 

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Auburn's Ike Irish named SEC Freshman of the Week for second consecutive week

After notching a league-best 11 hits in the four-game stretch last week, Ike Irish is now 2-for-2 on SEC Freshman of the Week awards. The freshman and designated hitter has been dominant behind the plate, providing multiple hits in each of the four games against North Alabama and USC, leading the Tigers to a 3-0-1 record during the week.