I looked around in exasperation. How did we squander this lead? We’d led Auburn 9-5 with 7 minutes to go and had thoroughly outplayed them. Up 9-8 with only 1:14 left, all we needed to do was run out the clock. But we turned it over.
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After 8 weeks, 3 road trips and 11 games, we’ve reached the final week of our 2013 season. That can only mean one thing: It’s Auburn Week.
One of the key components to Southern culture, for those who haven’t immersed themselves in it, is Southern Hospitality. And boy, were we hospitable to the Georgia Bulldogs team last week.
Jake Springer is back with the Spring Break edition of The Alabama Experience.
In previous editions of this blog, I’ve opined my hatred for schools, chirped about past victories, and provoked opponents (both intentionally and unintentionally). Now, a week after Georgia Tech emailed “Humble Pie” to their entire team, used it as motivation, and decidedly beat the tar out of us, I’m going to be a bit more docile.
“You can learn a line from a win and a book from defeat.” I love pie, but lately I’ve had a few too many slices of Humble Pie.
There are a lot of philosophies out there for how to approach an opponent. A lot of times, I try to hate the team I’m playing against. Dehumanize them. Make them “the enemy.” It’s a war mentality that keeps me focused. But it doesn’t work in every situation. Sometimes, the cliché holds true: keep your friends close and your enemies closer.
From a young age, I was taught not to hate. “Hate is a too strong of a word.” But as I’ve grown older, it’s inevitably happened. I’ve learned to hate things.
A Business Trip without a phenomenal breakfast is simply a road trip. That’s not what I had in mind when I scheduled us to play LSU in the All-State Sugar Bowl Classic. I had a Business Trip in mind.
Please welcome Senior goalie and captain, Jake Springer of the Alabama Lacrosse team. He will be shedding some light on all things Tide Lacrosse throughout the season. Today, we learn about ‘Sudden Change’.