Auburn was clicking on all cylinders Friday night, as the offense put up 31 points and the defense held Craig County to no points and 73 yards of offense in cruising to its second consecutive win of the season by a 31-0 margin Friday night in New Castle.
Madison Shumaker recorded 13 kills and four aces, as Auburn opened defense of its Group A state volleyball title with a 25-17, 25-6 and 25-23 non-district volleyball win over host Christiansburg Thursday night.
The last time Auburn won a football game was on August 28, 2009 when they beat Craig County 16-13 in the season opener. Since then, the Eagles have endured 39-staight losses. With 14 returning starters, seven on both sides of the ball, that streak could come to an end in 2013.
Hard work and dedication continues to pay off for Auburn's Michael Hinkley, as the rising senior and member of the Eagles football team received the experience of a lifetime by being invited and spending two days at the NFL Prep 100 in Cleveland.
After spending the last four seasons as the head JV girls basketball coach at Blacksburg High School, Robert Hudson has made the move upward, as he was recently named the new head girls varsity coach at Auburn High School.
Brian Gresty nailed a two-out walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh to propel Auburn to a 3-2 victory against J. I. Burton in the quarterfinals of the Group A, Division 1 baseball tournament at Calfee Park.