The Alabama State University baseball team under head coach Mervyl Melendez completed an unprecedented run by winning the Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship (SWAC) in New Orleans with a 7-5 win over defending champion Texas Southern. This ...
Posted Monday, May 23rd 2016 at 5:47PM
Former Johnson C. Smith University wide receiver and Charlotte native Avius Capers has signed with the Carolina Panthers, the team announced today.
Capers returns to the Panthers after signing as an undrafted free agent in 2015. While at JCSU, he ...
Posted Thursday, May 19th 2016 at 11:03AM
Dr. Kent J. Smith, Jr., President of Langston University, announced Wednesday the appointment of former WNBA player, Elaine Powell as the new head coach for the women’s basketball team.
“We are excited about Coach Powell joining the Langston Unive ...
Posted Thursday, May 19th 2016 at 10:59AM
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association announces one of its top student-athlete honors with the Scholar-Athlete of the Year award. Taylor White of the Virginia Union University women's basketball program and Livingstone College golfer Phil ...
Posted Tuesday, May 17th 2016 at 11:48AM
As Claflin University celebrated its 146th Commencement Convocation Saturday, May 7, 19 student-athletes were among the 422 graduates who received their Bachelor's and Master's Degree in various disciplines. The commencement activities got underway o ...
Posted Tuesday, May 10th 2016 at 4:04PM
For the seventh straight year and the 11th time overall, the Alabama State Lady Hornets won the Southwestern Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships continued Saturday at Alabama A&M University’s Louis Crews Stadium. It marks the fi ...
Posted Tuesday, May 10th 2016 at 1:06PM
Jackson State University’s Division of Athletics continues to make strides academically, receiving recognition from the NCAA for perfect APR (Academic Progress Rates) scores in men’s cross country and women’s tennis.
According to the most recent N ...
Posted Tuesday, May 10th 2016 at 12:40PM
The NFL is partnering with two preeminent Historically Black College & Universities (HBCU) athletic conferences – the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) – to increase opportunities for ethnic minorities ...
Posted Saturday, May 7th 2016 at 3:22AM
Former Alabama State coach Reggie Barlow is back in the college ranks after reportedly being hired as head coach at Virginia State.
Barlow will replace interim coach Justin Harper, who was named to the position after then head coach Byron Thweatt ...
Posted Thursday, May 5th 2016 at 2:40AM
Track and field has always been special to St. Augustine’s Shamia Lassiter. It’s something she calls a god given talent and a sport she always worked hard at because she felt she owed it to herself to use the gift.
“When I started, it was for me ...
Posted Wednesday, May 4th 2016 at 3:27PM
The Cheyney University Athletic Department held its annual all-sports banquet on April 27 at Ada S. Georges Dining Hallto recognize and honor the outstanding Cheyney's student-athletes.
Senior Kyra Hines-Allen who averaged 14.9 points and 6.4 r ...
Posted Wednesday, May 4th 2016 at 10:26AM
Drew Chatters and Terri Cunningham repeated as champions, and Dionysia Love won a pair of titles to lead Xavier University of Louisiana's women Saturday in the seventh annual Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Track and Field Championships at Tad Gorml ...
Posted Sunday, April 24th 2016 at 6:26AM
The Dancing Athlete Exhibition Opening
TOMORROW Saturday, April 23rd–6:00 pm
This exciting evening will feature a commissioned dance demonstration by renowned dancer and choreographer Brian Simerson and live music by acclaimed composer Will Seve ...
Posted Friday, April 22nd 2016 at 11:02AM