Getting Travis Hunter cannot be the endgame for Jackson State

The decision of Travis Hunter, the number ranked high school player in these United States, to attend Jackson State was a watershed moment, not only for HBCU football, but potentially for college football as a whole. Those of us who are student alumni, former athletes of and media that cover HBCU’s have always wanted and strove for ways to make our beloved institutions to a higher level. A highly touted, supremely talent such as young brother Hunter shunning Power 5 schools in favour of an HBCU is precisely what so…

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Week 1 SIAC basketball players of the week

from the SIAC: The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its men’s and women’s basketball Players of the Week. For women, La’Quanza Glover (Edward Waters) was named Player of the Week, while Imani Williams (Miles) earned Newcomer of the Week. For men, Roger Davis (Miles) was named Player of the Week, while Raymon Adams (Central State) earned Newcomer of the Week, released by the league office on Tuesday. Women’s Basketball PLAYER OF THE WEEK – La’Quanza Glover, Edward WatersGuard/Forward  |  Graduate Student  |  Jacksonville, Fla. Glover scored 22 Points and 13 rebounds in a 107-55 win over Paine College. NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK– Imani Williams, MilesForward  |  Freshman  |  Kankakee, IL Williams averaged…

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2021 SIAC Football All-Conference Honorees Announced

from the SIAC: 2021 SIAC Football All-Conference Honors Announced ATLANTA, Ga. (November 15, 2021) – Linebacker Stephan Pierre of Albany State headlines the 2021 All-Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Football All-Conference team earning this year’s Overall Player of the Year (MVP) and Defensive Player of the Year award. The team, which features 26 student-athletes covering eleven positions, was voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors.  Kentucky State’s Running back Brett Sylve was named Offensive Player of the Year alongside Lane’s Running back, Ike Brown, who earned Freshman of the Year.  Defensive Lineman, Jamal…

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Albany State blanks Miles 31-0 to capture SIAC crown

 ASU 10 7 14 0 31 MC 0 0 0 0 0 Once again for the Albany state Golden Rams domination was the order of the day, as they shellacked the Golden Bears of Miles College 31-0 to claim their first SlAC title since 2013. Albany State got right to work after receiving the opening Kickoff needing only 4 plays to cover 65 yard , reaching the end zone on a one-yard run from Marcuis Fulks to put ASU up 7-0. After forcing a punt on the subsequent Miles possession.…

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2021 SIAC Championship Game Preview and Prediction

Seventy-six games have been played amongst the thirteen SIAC in order to arrive at this point. Saturday’s SIAC Championship game could really be called the Albany State-Miles invitational, as this will be the third consecutive season that the Golden Bears and the Golden Rams have met in the season’s title game. Miles is seeking to three-peat as conference champs , while Albany State is looking to retune to the top of the SIAC mountain for the first time since 2013. Miles ( 6-4, 4-2) comes into the contest sporting an…

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SIAC West Football Recap: Miles headed to third consecutive title game

From the SIAC: MILES 52, TUSKEGEE 23GAME STATSFAIRFIELD, Ala. – Miles clinched the SIAC West Division title for a third consecutive year defeating in-state rival Tuskegee, 52-23, on Saturday for senior day at Sloan-Alumni Stadium.   With the win Miles will host Albany State for the SIAC Football Championship on November 13. For the game, the 52 points scored are the most that MC (5-4, 4-2 SIAC) has ever posted against Tuskegee (3-7, 2-4 SIAC). The win also gave the Golden Bears their second-largest margin of victory over the Golden Tigers…

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SIAC East Football Recap: Albany State gets emotional win over Fort Valley in Fountain City Classic

From the SIAC: ALBANY STATE 57, FORT VALLEY STATE 0GAME STATSCOLUMBUS, GA  – Albany State executed its fifth shutout of the season defeating arch rival Fort Valley State, 57-0, to capture the 31st annual Fountain City Classic on Saturday in SIAC play at AJ McClung Stadium in Columbus, Ga.  Albany State (9-1, 6-0 SIAC) entered the game after an emotional week with the loss of player Adonis Butler, however the team honored him scoring his jersey number 57 for the win. In the fourth quarter, with ASU up 51-0, backup…

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Albany State put boots to Fort Valley 57-0 in 31st Fountain City Classic

57 ASU 0 FVSU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F ASU 24 14 10 9 57 FVSU 0 0 0 0 0 I can admit it when I’m wrong. In our preview of the 2021 Fountain City Classic, we predicted a decisive victory for the Albany State Golden Rams but our prognostications were inaccurate in that they did not go far enough. In a game whose competitive portion did not last as long as it took you read this sentence, Albany State (9-1, 6-0) demolished Fort Valley State (5-5, 2-3) 57-0.…

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Jason Bryant announced as ASU head softball coach

From Albany State University: Tony Duckworth, Director of Athletics, has announced Jason Bryant as the next head coach of the Albany State University softball program.  Jason Bryant comes to Albany State University after head coaching stints at Fort Valley State University and Brewton Parker College.  As a head coach, Jason has won over 400 softball games.  Jason has also been named the coach of the year 4 times.  “We are excited Coach Bryant will be leading Golden Rams Softball.  His college coaching success in Georgia, and experience in the SIAC…

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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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