Albany State basketball takes pair of Ls courtesy of Morehouse

Couretsy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Albany State Golden Rams lost (66-56) to the Morehouse Maroon Tigers on Saturday afternoon at the Forbes Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.  It was the Maroon Tigers second time defeating the Golden Rams this week. With the loss, the Golden Rams are now (6-15) overall and (6-9) in the SIAC while the Maroon Tigers improved to (10-8) overall and (7-6) in the SIAC.  Malik Parker was the lone Golden Ram in double figures.  Parker finished with 19 points in 28 minutes of action for Albany…

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Albany State hoops set to take on rival Fort Valley this weekend

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Albany State women and men’s basketball teams will be on the road this weekend when they play Fort Valley State University at the HPE Arena, in Fort Valley, Georgia, on Saturday, January 21.  The women will play at 6:00 pm and the men will follow at approximately 8:00 pm. The Golden Rams men are (4-13) overall and (4-7) in the SIAC.  The Golden Rams are (3-4) on the road.  The Wildcats are (8-10) overall and (6-5) in the SIAC.  The Wildcats are…

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Albany State sports HOFer Dr. John I. Davis, Jr. passes at 77

Courtesy of Albany State Athletics: Albany State University’s Sports Hall of Fame member, Dr. John Ira Davis, Jr., passed on January 11, 2023, at the age of 77.  After graduating from Monroe High School, Davis earned a basketball scholarship to attend Albany State College.  Davis had a stellar basketball career as he played for the legendary Coach Robert Rainey.  Davis earned his B.S. Degree in Health & Physical Education in 1969.Davis’ professional career at Albany State College began in 1976, when he accepted the role as the men’s assistant basketball…

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Albany State mourns the loss of Coach Ken Veilands

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Albany State University family mourns the loss of Coach Ken Veilands, a dedicated former Darton College employee, and Albany State University Athletics Hall of Fame member. Our condolences are with his family and friends. Coach Veilands was recently inducted along with eight members into the Albany State University Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2022 and was honored during a special ceremony at the West Campus Arena on Friday, September 2. Mr. Veilands started the men’s and women’s soccer programs at Darton College…

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Albany State’s Stephan Pierre selected to 2023 HBCU Legacy Bowl

Since its inception in 2022,the HBCU Legacy, which is presented by the Black College Football Hall of Fame, is a postseason contest that displays top-tier NFL draft eligible HBCU football talent. Consisting of more than the game, it is rather a week-long celebration that not only gives these talented players national exposure , but that of black culture an pieas well. We are proud to announce that Albany State University LB STEPHAN PIERRE has been selected for the 2023 HBCU Legacy Bowl! ✊🏿https://t.co/jGmWVZCpFr pic.twitter.com/RyKLiyAobo — HBCU LEGACY BOWL (@HBCULegacyBowl) November…

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Benedict spoils Albany State’s homecoming 24-20 in key SIAC matchup

24 vs 20 BENEDICT (7-0 , 4-0) -VS- ALBANY ST. (GA) (5-2 , 3-1) Team 1 2 3 4 F  BC 7 10 7 0 24 ASU 0 7 7 6 20 Saturday Benedict did something that has not happened since October 29, 2019– beating Albamy State in a regular season SIAC game. The 24-20 defeat not only ended the Golden Rams’ four game winning streak on the season, but a ten-game conference streak as well. Benedict went right to work, taking the opening kickoff and driving 85 yards, taking a 7-0 lead…

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Albany State Soccer to take on Georgia College

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State University Athletics The Albany State Golden Rams women’s soccer team will host the Georgia College at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, October 5, in Albany, Georgia.  The game will be played at the ASU West Campus Soccer Complex. The Golden Rams are (0-7) overall and (0-4) in the Peach Belt Conference.  The Golden Rams are still searching for their first win of the season. The Bobcats are (4-4-2) overall.  The Bobcats are (3-1-1) in the Peach Belt Conference.  The Bobcats have either won or tied in…

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Week 5 SIAC Cross Country Runners of the Week

Courtesy of the SIAC: Kiyah Pittmon (Albany State) was named Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Female Runner of the Week, while Lamin Secka (Clark Atlanta) earned Male Runner of the Week, released by the league office on Wednesday.  Female Runner of the Week – Kiyah Pittmon, Albany State Kiyah Pittmon paced the Albany State University Women’s Cross Country Team to a 9th place finish last Saturday in the 5K at the ASICS Cross Country Invitational. She ran a season’s best time of 20:49 in placing 49th in the field of 106 collegiate runners.  Male Runner of the Week…

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Albany State v Miles College: Preview and Prediction

Saturday the two teams that were predicted to end up atop the Eastern and Western Divisions, respectively, Albany State and Miles College will meet. Albany State ( 3-1, 1-0) enters the contest fresh off a 35-0 shutout of Clark Atlanta last Saturday. In terms of pure statistical output, it was a rather plebeian effort by many of the rams offensive players, quarterback Dionte Bonneau completed 10/15 passes for 114 yards and a touchdown, receivers Ralph Lovett III and Joe Shorter accounted for 64 and 48 yards, respectively. Kam Ward did…

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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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