This GS Nike Dunk High is on the way

Nike continues to make sure the children are not left out with this GS Dunk High. The white leather upper of its upper are overlaid with that of bright spruce at the toe, eyerow and wrapping the heel. Volt Swooshes adorn the lateral and medial sides, along with black tongue labeling ,laces and miniature pull tab. Bright spruce green additional appearance the inner and tongue tag. Below the aforementioned upper resides a white midsole and a black rubber outsole. This GS Dunk High is expected to debut imminently at nike.com…

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Albany State’s Sydney Blackburn named First Team All-America

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics Albany State University track and field standout, Sydney Blackburn, was named a 2022 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field First Team All-America by the US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Sydney Blackburn recently competed in the 2022 NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships that were held on May 26-28 at the Grand Valley State Track & Field Stadium in Allendale, Michigan.  Blackburn finished 3rd in the Women’s Discus Throw Championship.  Sydney Blackburn also broke the SIACrecord in the Discus Throw at…

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Albany State’s Blackburn and Gilbert qualifies for NCAA Nationals

Albany State’s Sydney Blackburn (discus) and Ed Gilbert (200M) have qualified to compete in the 2022 NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships that will take place May 26-28 the Grand Valley State Track& Field Stadium in Allendale, Michigan. A complete lists of participants can be viewed at https://results.leonetiming.com/?mid=4919, with heat and flight information available at the same website May 23. Additionally, once competition commences, the above link can also be accessed as a source of live results.

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Several Rams named to Track & Field All-Conference Teams

Thursday the SIAC named their Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Teams and several Albany State trackletes were peppered throughout the teams. Here are the Golden Rams that were named to the squads: Men’s First Team Jordan Smith Sophomore 400 M Timothy Heyward Senior Pole Vault Khali Madison Junior 3000 M Steeple Chase Isaiah McCray Sophomore Triple Jump Men’s Second Team Jordan Smith Sophomore 400 Hurdles Women’s First Team Sydney Blackburn Freshman Hammer Throw Discus Women’s Second Team Ty’Asia Thornton Senior Shot Put

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SIAC announces Outdoor T&F All-Conference Teams

Courtesy of the SIAC The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced the 2022 Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field All-Conference Team, released Thursday. The all-conference teams are comprised of student-athletes who were selected based on their athletic performance. After two years, the SIAC Track and Field Championships return to Rock Hill, S.C. on the campus of Winthrop University beginning on Thursday, April 21st. Benedict is looking to reclaim their title, as they lead this year’s men’s all-conference team with 12 total selections. Fort Valley is second in total…

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Grambling’s Monfries sets personal best at Knight Invatational

Courtesy of Grambling State Athletic Communications: Alexavier Monfries ran a personal best time of 21.25 and just missed out on winning the 200m dash by eight-tenths of a second on Saturday as the Grambling State University men’s and women’s track and field teams competed at the Carl Knight Invitational, hosted by Stephen F. Austin, at Fletcher Garner Track.  Monfries continues to turn in top performances this spring as his time nearly beat Zac Martin, of McNeese State. Martin won the event in 21.17, while Stephen F. Austin’s Joseph Harding took…

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MEAC Weekly Track & Field Honorees

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Coppin State senior Joseph Manu was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Track Athlete of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola, and Howard senior Jessica Wright was selected as Women’s Track Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced today.Norfolk State sophomore Isaac Haywood was named Men’s Field Athlete of the Week, while Norfolk State freshman Leslie Young earned Women’s Field Athlete of the Week honors. Manu (Sr., Accra, Ghana) won both the 100- and 200-meter dash at the Towson Invitational. The 10.10 he ran in the 100-meter final is the fastest time…

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Week 4 SIAC Track and Field Honorees

Courtesy of the SIAC The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its track and field weekly honors, released by the league office on Tuesday. Ed Gilbert of Albany State and Kaylah Hutson of Central State were named this week’s men and women Track Performers of the Week, alongside Isaac Moody of  Albany State and Sydney Blackburn of Albany State collected this week’s men and women Field Performers of the Week honor. Women’s Track and Field Track Performer of the Week – Kaylah Hutson, Central State This week, Kayla placed…

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ASU to host Alice Coachman Invitational this Saturday

Saturday, April 9 Albany State will host the 2022 iteration of the Alice Coachman Invatational. Here is a brief bit of Alice Coachman history via Albany State Athletics : Alice Coachman made history at the 1948 Olympics in London when she leaped to a record-breaking height of 5 feet, 6 and 1/8 inches in the high jump finals to become the first Black woman to win an Olympic gold medal.  Coachman was born on November 9, 1923, in Albany, Georgia.  By 1946, the same year she enrolled in Albany State…

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SIAC names weekly Track and Field athletes

Tuesday the SIAC announced their weekly Track & Field honorees and it was an all-Benedict affair, as tiger athletes swept the honors, with Eilika Lane and Kyra Buffen being named on the women’s side. While Kevin Francis and Chase Ransom took home honors for the men. Courtesy of the SIAC Women’s Track and Field Track Performer of the Week – Eilika Lane, Benedict College Lane was the SIAC’s top women’s performer this week, running the fastest times in the 400 meters and the 400 meter hurdles. In the 400 meters, she…

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