Alabama State overcomes double-digit deficit to win 81st Magic City Classic

Courtesy of Alabama State Athletics 24  ASU 17 AAMU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F ASU 3 0 7 14 24 AAMU 0 14 0 3 17 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Alabama State University started slow but overcame a 10-point deficit to defeat Alabama A&M University 24-17 in the 81st Magic City Classic at Legion Field on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022.  The Hornets halted a four-game AAMU winning streak in the Magic City Classic as Dematrius Davis and Colton Adams were selected Magic City Classic Most Valuable Players. THE BASICSScore: Alabama State 24 | Alabama…

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Alabama A&M wins shootout with Arkansas Pine Bluff, 34-31

Courtesy of Joshua J. Darling, Sports Information Directo, Alabama A&M University 34  AAMU 31 UAPB Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F AAMU 10 14 7 3 34 UAPB 14 3 7 7 31 PINE BLUFF, Ark. – In a game of “he who scores last wins”, Alabama A&M (3-4, 3-1 SWAC) pulled out a hard-fought 34-31 victory at Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2-5, 0-4 SWAC) in an NCAA Division I football game on Sunday, October 16. THE STATS – ALABAMA A&MIts not often that you can say that the defense led the way in…

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Venue change for this weekend’s Pine Bluff/ Alabama A&M matchup

Courtesy of The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Athletics: Contact:Cameo Stokes870-575-7955Stokesc@uapb.edu Joshua Darling 256-372-4005Joshua.Darling@AAMU.edu – The football game featuring the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Golden Lions against the Alabama A&M University Bulldogs will be played at Simmons Bank Field in Pine Bluff on Sunday, Oct. 16 at 3:00PM. All tickets purchased to the St. Louis HBCU River City Classic, including those through Ticketmaster, will be honored at Golden Lions Stadium entrance gates. Those who purchased their tickets through UAPB’s ticket office for the Classic and want a refund…

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Grambling soccer gets victory over Alabama A&M

Courtesy of Curtis Ford, Grambling State Athletics 2  GSU 0 AAMU Team 1  2  F GSU 0  2  2 AAMU 0  0  0 The Grambling State University women’s soccer team got back to its winning ways on Sunday afternoon, earning a hard fought 2-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) victory over Alabama A&M at Bulldog Field.  HOW IT HAPPENED  In the first half, Grambling State (6-7-2 overall, 3-1-2 SWAC) dominated the stat sheet and possession, placing pressure on Alabama A&M’s (3-8-1, 1-2-1) defense. However, the Lady Tigers couldn’t manage a goal…

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Grambling’s matchup with Alabama A&M ends six-game road trip

Courtesy of Brian Howard, Senior Associate AD for Athletic Communications, Grambling State University The Grambling State University football team has been “Road Warriors” through the first five games of the 2022 season and the Tigers will conclude the season-opening six-game road swing on Saturday with a trip to Alabama A&M. Kickoff in Huntsville, Ala. for the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) game is scheduled for 1 p.m. from Louis Crews Stadium. Grambling State (1-4 overall, 0-2 SWAC) is coming off a 34-14 loss last weekend in the State Fair Classic to Prairie…

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October 3, 2022 SWAC Football Honorees

Courtesy of the Southwestern Athletic Conference The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Alabama A&M’s Donovan Eaglin, Southern’s Jason Dumas, Alabama State’s Nathanial Eichner, and Florida A&M’s Jeremy Moussa its SWAC Football Players of the Week for their impressive performances during games played this past week of competition. Offensive-  Donovan Eaglin | Running Back | Alabama A&M Eaglin tallied 200-plus yards from scrimmage to go along with three touchdowns as Alabama A&M defeated Bethune-Cookman 35-27 on Saturday. He contributed 190 yards on the ground with two rushing TDs and two receptions for 12…

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FAMU keeps Bragg winning streak alive with 38-19 win over Alabama A&M

25 Alabama A&M 0-4 , 0-1 38  Florida A&M 2-2 , 1-1 Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F AAM 10 9 0 6 25 FAM 0 14 14 10 38 Courtesy of Germanie Bozeman, FAMU Atheltics Rattler Nation returned to Bragg stadium to watch the Rattlers extend their home game winning streak against the Alabama A&M Bulldogs to twelve as the Rattlers won 38-25. “Excited to get another win, congratulations to the team; the guys fought hard,” said head coach Willie Simmons. “We didn’t play our best ball in the first half, but the…

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SWAC Football National Signing Day

February 2 was National Signing Day for HS and college footballers to officially announce where they would continue the next phase of their playing careers. Below are recaps of the moving and shakings of SWAC teams on 2022 Signing Day. From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: National Signing Day Updates Alabama A&M Recap Alabama State Recap Alcorn State Recap Bethune-Cookman Recap Florida A&M Recap Grambling State Recap Jackson State Recap Mississippi Valley State  Recap Prairie View A&M Recap Southern  Recap Texas Southern  Recap Univ. Arkansas-Pine Bluff  Recap

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December 29, 2021 SWAC Women’s Basketball Recap

There were three games scheduled for Wednesday’s Southwestern Athletic Conference women’s hoops action , but only one actually got take the court, with the Alabama A&M /Nicholls State and Alcorn State’s matchup with Texas both being cancelled due to the perniciousness of COVID-19. Grambling was the only SWAC team that remained in action and the Lady Tigers defeated New Orleans 61-49, to bring them to 3-8 on the season. Grambling will tip-off Southewestern Athletic Confernce play Monday, January 3, at 5:30 when they play host to Prairie View A&M. From…

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October 16, 2021 SWAC Football Recap

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: SWAC Football Scores and Recaps   Team Standings Saturday, October 16 Prairie View A&M 35, Bethune-Cookman 29– Box Score I Recap Florida A&M 35, Alabama A&M 31–  Box Score I Recap Grambling State 34, Texas Southern 20– Box Score I Recap Southern 34, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 7– Box Score I Recap Jackson State 28, Alabama State 7– Box Score I Recap Alcorn State 24, Mississippi Valley State 12– Box Score I Recap About the SWACThe Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is considered one of the premier HBCU conferences in the country and currently ranks among the elite in the nation in terms of HBCU…

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