Albany State hoops swept at home by Lane

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Albany State Golden Rams men and women’s basketball teams were defeated at home in a SIAC matchup against the Lane Dragons.  The Golden Rams women lost (67-57) to the Dragons.  With the loss, the Golden Rams women fell to (3-5) overall and (1-2) in the SIAC.   The Dragons improved to (5-1) overall and (3-0) in the SIAC.    Kashay Hankerson led the Golden Rams with 21 points.  Kayla Milner contributed with 13 points.  As a team, the Golden Rams shot 46.2% from the field and…

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Here are four names Jackson State should consider to succeed Coach Prime

With Coach Prime choosing to depart Jackson State, here are names that should on the list to lead this new era of JSU Football into the future. Ed Reed – Football Chief of Staff, University of Miami The University of Miami legend and NFL Hall of Fame player has only coached in 2016 when he was an assistant defensive backs coach for the Buffalo Bills. Although Reed lacks a wealth of experience ,he does bring name recognition and his South Florida ties could be a foothold to that recruiting hotbed.…

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Busy three days for Albany State basketball

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Albany State Golden Rams men and women’s basketball teams will play two conference games in three days when they host the Lane Dragons and LeMoyne-Owen Magicians.  The Golden Rams women’s team is (3-4) overall and (1-1) in the SIAC.  The Golden Rams men’s team is (2-5) overall and (2-0) in the SIAC.      The Golden Rams will host the Lane College Dragons at The Jones Brothers Health, Physical Education and Recreation Complex on the ASU East Campus on Saturday, December 3.  The…

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Check out these in hand images of the “Cement Grey” Air Jordan 11 Low

The “Cement Grey” Air Jordan 11 Low is a new colourway of the 11 Low that is in Jordan Brand’s 2023 release plans. It sports a mesh upper overlaid with a great patent leather rand and white leather at the rear heel. Across the tougue is a sash that reads “JUMPMAN JORDAN” with a light blue Jumpman in the center. An additional Jumpman is seen on the rear heel, along with “23”. Underneath resides a white midsole and a translucent rubber outsole. The “Cement Grey” Air Jordan 11 is scheduled…

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Albany State women’s hoops loses

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Albany State Golden Rams women’s basketball team was defeated (64-58) by the Georgia College & State Bobcats on Thursday, December 1, at The Jones Brothers Health, Physical Education and Recreation Complex on the ASU East Campus.  With the loss, the Golden Rams fell to (3-4) overall and (1-1) in the SIAC.  The Bobcats improved to (7-1) overall and (0-0) in the Peach Belt Conference.  The Golden Rams played without their top two leading scorers, Juanisha Black and Kashay Hankerson, who are out indefinitely with injuries. …

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SIAC Announces Football Scheduling format changes

The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced that it will move to a 4-4-2 football scheduling model, released by the league on Thursday. Starting in 2023, the league will eliminate divisions and will conclude the regular season with the SIAC Football Championship Game, presented by Cricket, that will pit the top two teams against each other based on winning percentage in conference play. “The new SIAC football scheduling model will help to provide significant advantages for our schools and league,” said SIAC Commissioner Anthony Holloman. “The most important advantage is the benefit we are giving…

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CIAA News: Jada Byers named D2CCA Super Region 2 Offensive POTY

Courtesy of the CIAA CHARLOTTE, NC – The Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association (D2CCA) announced the 2022 All-Super Region Two football team Thursday afternoon with five players from the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), the nation’s oldest historically Black athletic conference, being selected. Honorees from the CIAA were headlined by Virginia Union running back Jada Byers, who was chosen as the 2022 D2CCA Super Region Two Offensive Player of the Year. Joining Byers on the all-region first team was Bowie State defensive lineman Joshua Pryor. The second team all-region selections from the conference included Bowie State tight end…

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VUU’s Jada Byers named as finalist for Harlan Hill Award

Courtesy of the CIAA Virginia Union University’s Jada Byers has become the first VUU football player in the program’s history to be named a finalist for the Harlon Hill Award, it was announced on Thursday, December 1. Byers led the nation by rushing for a CIAA-record 1,829 yards and gathering nation-best 2,256 all purpose yards this past season. The Little Rock Touchdown Club, in conjunction with the Great American Conference, revealed the nine finalists for the 2022 Harlon Hill Trophy, the NCAA Division II College Football Player of the Year.…

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White, Black and Sail Nike Air More Uptempo coming in 2023

This Air More Uptrempo sports a white, perforated upper. On the lateral and medial sides are black, sail-backed overlays that spell out “AIR”, which is the sneaker’s predominant feature. An embroidered Swoosh is found on the toe, with the same branding of a jewelled variety present on the rear heel. Underneath resides a black-branded sail midsole, full-length Max Air unit and a tri-coloured rubber outsole. This Nike Air More Uptempo will debut sometime in the earlier part of 2023. They will carry a 175 USD sticker price. Nike Air More…

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November 30, 2022 MEAC Basketball Recap

Image via MDES Sports Information Courtesy of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Maryland Eastern Shore 64, Lehigh 60UMBC 109, Coppin State 82St. Francis Brooklyn 81, Delaware State 73Yale 86, Howard 40 Maryland Eastern Shore 64, Lehigh 60 PRINCESS ANNE, Md. — Maryland Eastern Shore held down a strong Lehigh University offense, leaving the Hytche with a 64-60 victory over the visiting Mountain Hawks. The win marks the second straight for UMES against Lehigh after defeating the Mountain Hawks in their house at Stabler Arena last December. Both teams struggled to find their…

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