Albany State blanks Clark Atlanta 35-0

Clark Atlanta has scored against Albany State since September 28, 2019, a five-yard pass from then CAU quarterback Charles Stafford to Corey King, a garbage-time score in a 54-19 donkey-kicking from the Golden Rams. Last season Albany State steamrolled Clark, 49-0 and the scoreless drought continues with a 35-0 blanking at the hands of the Golden Rams on Saturday. Albany State scored on their second offensive possession, traveling 68 yards in 10 plays, getting in the end zone on a one-yard run from quarterback Dionte Bonneau to put the Golden…

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Week 3: SIAC volleyball Players of the Week

Bre’elle Hawkins (Lane) was named Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week, while Jayla Neely (Allen) earned Defensive Player of the Week, released by the league office on Tuesday. Kayla Chambliss (Allen)was also tabbed Setter of the Week alongside Fatima Ramirez (Edward Waters) who earned Newcomer of the Week. OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Bre’elle Hawkins, Lane| Outside Hitter | Senior | Riverview, FL Hawkins led the Dragons to a 4-0 week including two SIAC wins over Benedict and Allen. The senior had 63 points with 52 kills and 10 aces. Hawkins currently leads the SIAC in aces…

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Albany State Tennis finishes 8th at HBCU Tennis Championship

The Albany State tennis team took part in and finished 8th the 2022 HBCU National Tennis Championship that were held September 15-18 in Atlanta, GA. Albany State’s Natalya Ogunwale and Asia Raulerson advanced to the Women’s B Doubles Championship where they were defected 6-1 by Xavier University of Louisiana’s duo of Tianna Dixon and McKenna Wheatley. Here is how the standings shook out: Women’s StandingsXavier University of Louisiana – 25North Carolina Central University – 22.5Alabama A&M University – 22Alabama State University – 21.5Florida A&M University – 21Shaw University – 16Tennessee State University…

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September 17, 2022 SIAC Football recaps

Benedict 24 Savannah State 6 Box Score Recap Defeating Savannah St 24-6 Thursday night pushed the Tigers of Benedict College to a 3-0 start, tt best such beginning to a season since reinstating their football program way back in 1995. Savannah State , with the defeat, falls to 1-2 overall and 1-1 in the SIAC. Fort Valley State 29 Allen 27 Recap Box Score Trailing for the majority of the game, Fort Valley displayed grit and perseverance in a 29-27 comeback win over the Yellow Jackets of Allen. Down 27-17…

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Albany State defeats Shorter 42-14

The Albany State Golden Rams bounced back from their loss against FAMU last week with a 42-20 victory over, Shorter University. The 42 points the Rams scored was more than they put up in their first two games combined. ASU quarterback looked much shaper than he did last week, throwing for 246 yards and a touchdown, while running for 44 yards and another score. The Golden Rams offense got right to work on their first offensive drive, traveling 92 yards in 6 plays getting in the end zone on a…

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Albany State v Shorter University: Preview and Prediction

Saturday the Albany State Golden Rams (1-1, 0-0) will look to bounce back from their 23-13 loss to FAMU last week in Tallahassee by hitting the road to take on the Hawks of Shorter University Saturday in a SIAC/Gulf South matchup.  The Golden Rams came up short in a hard-fought loss against the Rattlers. After scoring a touchdown on their first offensive drive, the FAMU defense sank their fangs into the Albany State offense, shutting them out until a Marcuis Fulks touchdown late in the fourth quarter. The defense was…

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Coach Prime not happy with HBCU payouts in “money games”

For many years, lower tiered collegiate teams have served themselves up on a silver platter to schools in higher divisions for monetary gains. Referred to, usually in a derisive manner, as “cupcakes”(from the Power 5 perspective) , these “cut the check” games go a long way to help alleviating the financial shortfall that plagues the athletic programs of these smaller institutions. Fans, as well as many coaches and athletic administrators of these schools have had to come to terms with the fact that taking these beatings is a necessity for…

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SIAC announces Week 2 Football honourees

Courtesy of The SIAC: Jadon Adams (Savannah State) was named Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Football Offensive Player of the Week, while Loobert Denelus (Benedict) earned Defensive Player of the Week, released by the league office on Monday. Rodney Williams Jr. (Fort Valley State) was also tabbed Special Teams Player of the Week alongside Adeon Farmer (Fort Valley State) who earned Newcomer of the Week. OFFENSIVE – Jadon Adams, Savannah State | Quarterback  |  R-Freshman  |  Savannah, Ga. Jadon Adams came off the bench in the second quarter for Savannah State to help lead the Tigers to a 31-28 victory over Edward Waters. Adams connected on 4-of-8 passes for 61 yards…

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FAMU defeats Albany State 23-13

13 ASU 23  FAMU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F ASU 7 0 0 6 13 FAMU 0 17 6 0 23 Florida A&M finally got off the schnide this season, getting a hard-fought win against SIAC champion Albany State ,23-13. Albany State got right to work on their first drive and proceeded to march 81-yards in 12 plays over 5:53, getting into the endzone via a 7-yard run from Marcuis Fulks to take a 7-0 lead. On their next offensive possession, the Rattlers were putting together a drive that…

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SIAC Announces Week 1 Football Players of the Week

Courtesy of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference: Emanuel Wilson (Fort Valley State) was named Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Football Offensive Player of the Week, while Jalil Lenore (Central State) earned Defensive Player of the Week, released by the league office on Wednesday. Gilbert Brown (Albany State) was also tabbed Special Teams Player of the Week alongside Kentrell Lawson (Fort Valley State) who earned Newcomer of the Week. OFFENSIVE – Emanuel Wilson, Fort Valley State Running Back  |  R-Junior  |  Charlotte, N.C. Wilson carried the Wildcats to victory over Tuskegee at the Red Tails Classic Sunday night. The RB amassed 262 yards on the ground on only…

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