Alabama State can’t make up deficit, goes down to Ohio, 72-58

Courtesy of Alabama State Sports Information 58 ALST 72  Ohio Team 1 2 F ALST 27  31  58 Ohio 45  27  72 ATHENS, Ohio | The Alabama State University men’s basketball team could not overcome an 18-point halftime deficit as Ohio University held off a Hornets rally for a 72-58 win on Sunday at the Bobcat Battle. The Hornets outscored Ohio 31-27 in the second half but could not get any closer than eight points.  Amarr Knox and Isaiah Range were named to the Bobcat Battle All-Tournament team. THE BASICSScore: | Ohio University 72 |…

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Florida keeps win streak going with 21-14 victory over Alabama State

Courtesy of Florida A&M Athletics 21  FAMU 14 ALST Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F FAMU 7 0 2 12 21 ALST 0 7 0 7 14 MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Florida A&M football showed their fight in Montgomery, defeating the Alabama State Hornets 21-14 despite three turnovers in the red zone. “The message to the guys after the game was if we can learn to keep that same fight that we showed tonight, then we’re going to be successful in life,” said Head Coach Willie Simmons. “That’s really what it’s all about. Every…

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Bethune Cookman falls to Alabama State, 37-22

Courtesy of Bryce Hoynoski, Bethune Cookman Atheltics 37  Alabama St. 6-3 , 4-2 22 Bethune-Cookman 2-7 , 2-4 Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F Alabama St. 7 3 17 10 37 Bethune-Cookman 9 7 6 0 22 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla..  – For the second consecutive wee, the Wildcats entered the half on top but could not hold on as they fell, 37-22 to Alabama State, Saturday night at Daytona Stadium. How It Happened The Wildcats (2-7, 2-4 SWAC) kicked off to open the evening, and Alabama State (6-3, 4-2 SWAC)  quickly cracked the scoreboard…

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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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Alcorn State soccer to take on Alabama State

Courtesy of Alcorn State Athletics MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alcorn Soccer prepares for a pair of weekend games in “The Yellowhammer State” when the Braves travel to Alabama State for a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) match with the Hornets on Friday, Oct. 21, at 6 p.m. The game will take place at the ASU Soccer Complex. THE GAME: Alcorn Braves (4-8-2, 2-3-1 SWAC) at Alabama State Hornets (4-7-3, 2-2-2 SWAC)WHEN: Friday, Oct. 21, at 6 p.m. CTWHERE: ASU Soccer Complex (Montgomery, Ala.) IN THE RANKINGSAlcorn is not ranked in this week’s United Soccer Coaches Top 25 poll.…

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Crowley’s big day helps push Alabama State past Mississippi Valley

Courtesy of Alabama State Athletics 9 MVSU 24  ALST Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F MVSU 0 3 0 6 9 ALST 7 10 0 7 24 MONTGOMERY, Ala. –Myles Crawley passed for 270 yards and two touchdowns on the way to a 24-3 victory over the Delta Devils of Mississippi Valley on Saturday (Oct. 15) at ASU Stadium.  THE BASICS Score: Alabama State 24 | Mississippi Valley 3  Records: Hornets (4-3, 2-2 SWAC) | Delta Devils (0-7, 0-4 SWAC) Date: Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022 Location: ASU Stadium | Montgomery, Ala.  Series: Alabama State leads 34-16 Get…

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Jackson State spoils Alabama State’s homecoming, wins program’s 500th game

Courtesy of Jackson State Athletics 26  Jackson State 5-0 , 3-0 12 Alabama State 3-3 , 1-2 Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F JSU 0 10 7 9 26 ALST 6 0 0 6 12 MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Jackson State University football team defeated Alabama State 26-12 Saturday at ASU Stadium to improve to 5-0 overall, 3-0 in Southwestern Athletic Conference play. Heisman Trophy and Payton Award candidate QB Shedeur Sanders completed 30 of 44 passes for 336 yards and three touchdowns with one interception and RB Sy’Veon Wilkerson rushed 19 times for 88…

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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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Fourth quarter costs Texas Southern in 16-13 loss to Alabama State

Courtesy of Texas Southern Sports Information 16 ALST 13 TXSO Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F ALST 0 3 3 10 16 TXSO22 7 0 6 0 13 Alabama State scored 10 points in the fourth quarter relied on its defense to seal the game as TSU dropped a heartbreaking 16-13 contest Saturday inside PNC Stadium. The first quarter was all about the defensive units until TSU struck first as scored first after Jacorey Howard’s 1-yard run which capped off a seven-play, 75-yard drive. The PAT was good as TSU…

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Prairie View beats Alabama State , 24-15

Courtesy of Prairie View A&M Athletics 24  PVA&M 15 ALST Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F PVA&M 7 7 3 7 24 ALST 6 0 3 6 15 Defense came up with some big takeaways as the Prairie View A&M Panthers outlasted the Hornets of Alabama State Saturday evening with a 24-15 victory. How it Happened:Alabama State’s offense struggled to find its rhythm during the game due to strong coverage from the Panthers defense.  The Panthers pass rush made its presence felt on the night, forcing ASU’s quarterback out of…

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