The CIAA calls off all Fall 2020 Sports

from the CIAA: CHARLOTTE – After thorough analysis the Board of Directors for the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), in conjunction with its Athletic Directors Association (ADA), has voted that NCAA sport competition sponsored by the conference will not occur during the fall of 2020 due to ongoing safety concerns associated with COVID-19. The decision is informed by the reality that several CIAA member schools are located in states experiencing dramatic increases in new COVID-19 cases. This recent rise in cases has led to a pause in phased reopening plans in…

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Winston-Salem State wins 2020 CIAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

From the CIAA : CHARLOTTE, NC – Robert Colon’s three free throws with 4.6 seconds remaining completed a late comeback by Winston-Salem State University as they defeated Fayetteville State University 63-62 to capture the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Men’s Basketball tournament title Saturday afternoon at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. The championship was Winston-Salem’s 12th in the conference tournament’s 75-year history and their first since winning the title in 2012.  The Rams, who were the #2 seed in the south entering the tournament, earn the CIAA’s automatic bid to…

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Week 9 CIAA Football Recap

From theciaa: 2019 CIAA Football Standings 2019 Composite Schedule 2019 Statistics Things became clearer in week nine of the CIAA season as the Bowie State Bulldogs clinched their second straight Northern Division title and secured the first spot in the CIAA Football Championship, which takes place November 16th in Salem, VA. This week also provided a bit more clarity in the Southern Division race with one week remaining in the regular season. As a reminder, here’s how division winners are determined: Tie-Breaker Policy The Northern and Southern Division winners will be determined…

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CIAA Football Week 8 Honors

From theciaa : FOOD LION OFFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK #78 Donald Boone, Chowan(Sr, OL – Duluth, GA) Boone led an offensive line that helped Chowan produce 597 yards of total offense, including 376 rushing yards (8.2 yards per carry). Boone and the Hawks offense averaged 8.5 yards per play and put up 49 points in their homecoming win over Elizabeth City State.  FOOD LION QUARTERBACK OF THE WEEK #16 Ja’rome Johnson, Bowie State(Jr, QB – Washington, DC) Johnson continued his impressive season, completing 23 of 28 passes (82 percent) for…

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Week 7 CIAA Football Recap

From theciaa.com: 2019 CIAA Football Standings 2019 Composite Schedule 2019 Statistics Week seven of 2019 football season continued with divisional play across the CIAA as six interdivisional games took place. The cream has begun to rise to the top as teams look to establish themselves as division contenders with an eye on ultimately earning a berth to the CIAA Football Championship (November 16th in Salem, VA at 3 P.M. on Aspire TV). Let’s look at recaps from this week’s action: Shaw 27, Livingstone 20  FINAL In a battle of two teams looking to rebound from…

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Spades and the CIAA is now a thing (officially)

When you make your CIAA Tournament plans, make sure you bring someone who knows to throw off when you’ve already won the book. This is because the conference has partnered with PremiumSpades and this will add a competitive spades tournament to the CIAA 2020 Championship series. below is a release from the CIAA From theciaa.com : PremiumSpades to produce competitive spades tournament February 28-29 At CIAA Basketball Tournament’s Fan Fest  CHARLOTTE, NC (September 27, 2019)—The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, (CIAA®), the nation’s first African American athletic conference and PremiumSpades today…

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CIAA Football Preview

From theciaa.com: 2019 CIAA Football Standings 2019 Composite Schedule 2019 Statistics CHARLOTTE, NC – The 2019 football season has produced some exciting moments for teams across the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) thus far, which featured a schedule made up almost exclusively of non-conference contests during the first three weeks.Though things technically kicked off last week with the double overtime thriller between Shaw and Chowan, the conference slate begins in earnest this weekend as the rest of the CIAA teams begin their battle for divisional supremacy with sights set on ultimately…

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Livingstone remains undefeated with 21-7 victory over Allen University

From bluebearathletics : The Yellow Jackets of Allen University (S.C.) came to town Saturday to take on the Blue Bears  at Alumni Memorial Stadium. The Blue Bear offense came out electric as they got on the board early with a connection from TE Anthony Davis and WR Deandre Vickers to take the Blue Bears up 14 -0 in the first quarter. Hayes was able to find 10 different receivers on the day, maintain his lock on the top passer spot in the CIAA. The Blue Bears also had a big day on…

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Lincoln taken to the woodshed by Lock Haven 57-13 in opener

From lulions.com: The Lincoln University football team kicked off their 2019 season with a game at Lock Haven University Thursday night, falling to the Bald Eagles 57-13. Eban Jackson II (Los Angeles, Calif./Narbonne)led the Lions passing attack with 159 yards.  Richie Goslee (Suitland, Md./The Avalon School)(4 catches, 50 yards) and Dah’mear Triplett(Elkton, Md./Elkton) (3 catches, 61 yards) were the top receivers.  Triplett caught a 44 yard pass for a touchdown in the third quarter. Christopher Edward-Smalls (Yeadon, Pa./Wissahickon) picked up the majority of the Lions 111 yards on the ground with 60 yards rushing.  Justin Johnson (Etters, Pa./Red Land)added…

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2019 HBCU Homecoming schedule

As soon as HBCUs release their schedules, the time coordinates of homecoming is at the top of the list as students, fans and alumni of each respective institution. Below we have the dates, location and opponent of every HBCU. Check them out below and get those excuses ready to be off work and chamber those “hey big head” messages. Alabama A&M University Visitor: Texas Southern UniversityLocation: Louis Crews Stadium, Huntsville, ALDate: Oct. 5, 2019 | 2 PM Alabama State University Visitor: Prairie View A&M UniversityLocation: ASU Stadium, Montgomery, ALDate: Nov. 28, 2019 | 2 PM Albany State University…

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