SIAC makes announces plans for resumption of 2021 sports

from the SIAC: The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC), announced that it will seek to cautiously and prudently move forward with the 2021 winter and spring sports schedule.  The SIAC men’s and women’s basketball schedule will begin on January 9 and will feature a 12-14 game conference schedule that will culminate with the SIAC Basketball Championship Tournament featuring all SIAC men and women teams – including recently admitted SIAC member (provisional), Allen University. The spring 2021 season will feature men’s and women’s tennis, golf, men’s and women’s track and field, softball, and…

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SIAC suspends all 2020 Fall sports and championship events

From the SIAC: ATLANTA, Ga. (July 9, 2020) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has made the very difficult decision to extend the suspension of all sporting and championship events through the Fall of 2020. This decision was primarily predicated on the overarching concern shared by all SIAC member institutions with regard to the health and safety of our student-athletes, coaches, students, staff, fans and other campus stakeholders. When the initial decision was made by the SIAC to suspend intercollegiate athletics last spring, the conference harbored a measure of cautious…

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Florida A&M introduces Michael Johnson as Associate AD of Administration and Operations

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Florida A&M University’s Director of Athletics, Kortne Gosha, announced the appointment of McNeese State University’s Associate AD for Operations & Facilities, Michael Johnson, as the new Associate AD for Administration and Operations of FAMU Athletics. “We are excited to welcome Michael Johnson to our administrative staff,” Gosha said. “As we implement our strategic plan and vision for Athletics, it was imperative that we identified a high-energy creative thinker and dynamic professional with a lense of experience as a former student-athlete, student-leader, and athletic…

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Erica Jones’ season-high powers Kentucky State past Tuskegee

Courtesy of Kentucky State Athletics FRANKFORT, Ky. – Junior Erica Jones scored a season-high 22 points on Saturday to lead Kentucky State to a 68-56 win over Tuskegee University. This was the second time in less than a week Kentucky State matched up against Tuskegee, as the ‘Breds used a 32-point second half to hold off the Golden Tigers; splitting the season series. Along with Jones (South Haven, Miss.), Kentucky State (6-14, 3-10 SIAC) had three others in double figures. Senior Carnethia Brown (Louisville, Ky.) finished with 13 points and showed her pick…

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Albany State announces latest signees

From Albany State Athletics: Story Links ALBANY, GA — The Albany State University Department of Athletics under the helm of head football coach Gabe Giardina has announced the signing of 10 student-athletes to the binding National Letter of Intent. “We’re excited with this young group of talent joining the Golden Rams football program,” said Giardina. “Recruiting season is a fun time to bring potential students on campus, introduce them to the athletic program and team. With the program losing some key players the group that we are bringing in will help set the…

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SIAC Basketball Week 2 Honorees

From thesiac.com: ATLANTA, Ga. (November 26, 2019) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its Men and Women Basketball Players of the Week. For women, Shanassia White (Benedict) was named Player of the Week, while teammate, Wykira Johnson-Kelly (Benedict) earned Newcomer of the Week for the second time. For men, Jordan Little (Kentucky State) was named Player of the Week, while Darweshi Hunter (Central State) earned Newcomer of the Week for the second consecutive week, released by the league office on Tuesday. Women’s Basketball PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Shanassia White, BenedictForward  |  Junior  |  St. Mathews, S.C. In Benedict’s only game last week, White had a double-double with 16…

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Miles College: playoff bound

Courtesy of Miles College Athletics: For the second time in school history, Miles has been selected to participate in the NCAA Division II Football Championship. The team gathered on campus to watch the Division II selection show Sunday afternoon and the room erupted when the Golden Bears saw they were selected. Miles is seeded seventh and will travel to No. 2 seed Lenoir-Rhyne in the first round. The two teams will play Saturday at noon. It will be the first-ever contest between the two schools. “This is a big deal for…

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Miles back in SIAC title game

Courtesy of Miles Athletics TUSKEGEE, Ala. — Tuskegee has as hallowed a football program that can be found in Black College Football. But in the SIAC Divisional Era, it is Miles that has become the standard bearer. For the second straight year and the fifth time since 2011, the Golden Bears will play for the SIAC title. A 20-6 dismantling of the Golden Tigers gave Miles the league’s Western Division crown and sets it up for a championship matchup at Albany State next week. If the title game opponent looks familiar, it’s because…

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Albany State pounds Fort Valley 42-6 in Fountain City Classic

From asugoldenrams: COLUMBUS, Ga. – Albany State completed its sweep of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Eastern Division on Saturday, Nov. 9, defeating rival Fort Valley State University, 42-6, in the 30th Annual Fountain City Classic at A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium. With the win, the Golden Rams are now 23-7 against Fort Valley State since the rivalry game moved to Columbus in 1990. ASU (7-3) will carry a two-game win streak into next the SIAC Football Championship next Saturday, Nov. 16 when the Golden Rams will welcome the SIAC West Champion…

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Week 9 SIAC Football Recap

From thesiac: Standings | Schedule | Statistics ScoreboardTuskegee 27, Edward Waters (Fla.) 26Savannah State 53, Fort Valley State 24Lane 36, Central State 10Albany State 21, Morehouse 15Miles 17, Kentucky State 0Benedict 31, Clark Atlanta 7 Tuskegee 27, Edward Waters (Fla.) 26 Edward Waters scored a touchdown with 20 seconds left but missed its extra point and Tuskegee escaped with a 27-26 win over Edward Waters College Friday from Jacksonville, Fla. The victory pushed Skegee’s win streak to four straight and sets up a pivotal SIAC Western Division clash with Miles College next Saturday. Box Score | Recap Up Next:…

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