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Tide eager to get their feet wet

Marilyn Vaughn February 16, 2011

A typical televised Southeastern Conference Championship game for a football team may run about four hours, maybe five. The typical span of time it takes to complete a Southeastern Conference Championships...

UA sprinter hits world record

UA sprinter hits world record

Marilyn Vaughn February 8, 2011

There are a lot of things people may not know about Kirani James. James is a sophomore, hails from the Caribbean nation of Grenada, is an All-American, and at the moment, he has the fastest 400-meter time...

Tide incurs first loss before SEC tournament

Marilyn Vaughn February 3, 2011

The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams’ regular seasons are over, and now just two and half weeks stand between the teams and their postseason. Both teams will kick off their postseasons...

Seniors post big marks on Senior Day

Marilyn Vaughn January 24, 2011

For some Crimson Tide swimmers and divers, last Saturday was their last home meet of the season. But for 16 team members it would be the last home meet of their Alabama swimming careers. This past Saturday...

Bama begins season with SEC opener

Marilyn Vaughn January 13, 2011

While most students spent the winter break relaxing at home, student athletes with competitive seasons in the spring continued to prepare both physically and mentally during their time away from classes....

Bowling team looking to expand its numbers

Marilyn Vaughn November 22, 2010

Chances are many people on campus don’t know Alabama has a club bowling team. Perhaps they glazed over it on a list of club sports at the University, but really didn’t pay attention. But the truth...

Tide finishes seventh in regionals

Tide finishes seventh in regionals

Marilyn Vaughn November 18, 2010

The Alabama women’s cross country team can call this past weekend’s NCAA Regional meet a success for two reasons. Firstly, the Crimson Tide came into the tournament ranked 10th in the region, but...

After break, team heads to NCAA Regionals

Marilyn Vaughn November 12, 2010

After nearly two weeks off, the women’s cross country team will compete again this Saturday. This weekend the Tide will take five runners to Birmingham to compete in the NCAA Regional meet. Runners...

Teams still optimistic for NCAA Regionals

Marilyn Vaughn November 5, 2010

Equipped with just five runners each, the men’s and women’s cross country teams headed to Columbia, S. C., earlier this week to compete at the Southeastern Conference Championships. The men had their...

Improvement is the goal heading into SEC Championship

Marilyn Vaughn October 31, 2010

The very first game of the 2010 college football season was South Carolina versus Furman on Thursday night. As I watched that game, I realized just how formidable the Gamecocks would be as an opponent....

Bama regroups before SEC Championships

Marilyn Vaughn October 20, 2010

The final placing order of the women’s cross country meet last weekend is misleading.  the Crimson Tide finished 35th out of 39 teams, but all was not lost. Three Tide runners finished the meet last...

Bama breaks 18-year drought

Bama breaks 18-year drought

Marilyn Vaughn October 12, 2010

The last time the Alabama football team beat Auburn? Last year. The last time the Alabama men’s swimming and diving team beat Auburn? 1993. But last weekend Alabama’s losing streak snapped when the...

Tide starts season with Auburn meet

Marilyn Vaughn October 8, 2010

The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams begin practice at 6 a.m. most days of the week. This is early, considering both teams are more concerned with peaking later in the season than in the...

Swedish senior keeps Tide under par

Swedish senior keeps Tide under par

Marilyn Vaughn September 29, 2010

Senior Camillia Lennarth has improved since she arrived at the University three years ago from Stockholm, Sweden. She has evolved from a freshman who mentally weighs every shot, to a senior who shoots...

Tide goes undefeated at CenturyLink Premier

Marilyn Vaughn September 14, 2010

Crimson Tide fans are everywhere. Just ask the women’s volleyball team. This past weekend, the team traveled to San Marcos, Texas, to participate in the CenturyLink Premier Tournament. As Alabama defeated...

Interested in club sports? Give these a try

Marilyn Vaughn August 24, 2010

Tennis President/Contact: Ryan White Email:  [email protected] Tryouts: September, TBD Men’s Soccer President/Contact: Patrick Harvell Email:  [email protected] Tryouts:  Thursday, August...

Ultimate Frisbee team advances to regionals

Marilyn Vaughn April 28, 2010

This weekend, the men’s ultimate Frisbee team will go somewhere they have not been in two years: regionals. This trip is being made possible due to the team winning the sectionals meet for the first...

Tide placed high in Auburn, now heads to Iowa

Marilyn Vaughn April 20, 2010

Last weekend while the Crimson Tide kicked off its 2010 football season with its A-Day scrimmage game, the women’s track team was further south, competing on enemy grounds, participating in the War Eagle...

Tide hosts weekend conference series

Marilyn Vaughn April 15, 2010

The softball team will host Ole Miss in a three-game series starting at 2 p.m. The weekend series also marks the return to conference play for the Crimson Tide. “We have 12 SEC games left,” said head...

Tide wraps up spring season

Marilyn Vaughn March 31, 2010

From March 25 to 27, the men’s swimming and diving team wrapped up its last meet of the season in Columbus, Ohio, at the NCAA Championships. The team qualified three swimmers for the meet, where two...

Tide members prepare for NCAA Championships

Marilyn Vaughn March 23, 2010

As students returned to campus from the spring break, the Alabama men’s swimming and diving team found its members leaving campus for the water. Having spent spring break on campus training in the pool,...

Tide earns sixth at Indoors

Marilyn Vaughn March 3, 2010

Although they walked away with an eighth-place finish, the Alabama women’s track and field team put together a solid performance at the SEC Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, Ark., finishing just...

Tide has busy weekend ahead

Marilyn Vaughn February 24, 2010

After winning their first road victory of the season against No. 73 Oregon last week, the women’s tennis team returns home to face two teams in two days, No. 27 TCU and Eastern Kentucky. Although Eastern...

Tide to compete in first Bassmaster College Classic

Tide to compete in first Bassmaster College Classic

Marilyn Vaughn February 18, 2010

Saturday will mark the premiere of the first Bassmaster College Classic. The Crimson Tide Bass Anglers will be facing off against Auburn in what ESPNU is calling “The Iron Bowl on water” on Logan Martin...

How much does celebration matter?

Marilyn Vaughn January 15, 2010

Alabama won its 13th national title this year, and I couldn’t be happier for the University. The only thing is – I’m left to wonder – would my victory celebration have been that much sweeter if...

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