Bowie State will be no.2 in D-II Playoffs; hosting Lenoir-Rhyne in opening round

From the CIAA: INDIANAPOLIS – The 2021 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II football playoff field was announced earlier today with Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) champion Bowie State earning the number two seed in Super Region Two.  The Bulldogs will host Lenoir-Rhyne on Saturday, November 20 at 1 p.m. at Bulldogs Stadium. The winner will advance to face the West Florida-Newberry winner on Saturday, November 27 at 1 p.m. Bowie State claimed their third straight CIAA title this past Saturday with a 17-7 win over Fayetteville State to finish with a 10-1…

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Bowie State wins third straight CIAA Championship, beats Fayetteville State 17-7

Courtesy of Bowie State Athletics : 7FSU 17 BSU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F FSU 0 0 7 0 7 BSU 14 0 0 3 1 SALEM, Va. – The No. 12 Bowie State University Bulldogs claimed its third consecutive Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Football Championship Saturday afternoon, topping Fayetteville State University by a final score of 17-7 at Salem Stadium. The win also marks the third straight season Bowie State has defeated Fayetteville State in the title game. The Bulldogs become just the fifth school in history to three-peat…

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CIAA Football Week 9 Recap

2021 CIAA Football Standings2021 CIAA Football Composite Schedule2021 Statistics   From the CIAA (photos added by sneakershoptalk.com) CHARLOTTE – Week 10 of the CIAA football season is in the books. With the championship game participants already decided, most schools were playing for bragging rights in the final week of the regular season, which has unofficially become known as ‘Rivalry Week’ across the conference. Let’s look at how teams across the conference fared to close out the regular season and build momentum heading into next year:  Saint Augustine’s 21, Shaw 17 Saint Augustine’s pulled off a 21-17…

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2021 Week 9 CIAA Football Recap: Donkey-kicking Saturday

Week 9 of CIAA saw many teams get the boot put to their backsides , with all but one game decided by 20 points. from the CIAA: 2021 CIAA Football Standings2021 CIAA Football Composite Schedule2021 Statistics   CHARLOTTE – Week nine of the 2021 season is in books and with one week still remaining in the league’s regular season the matchup for the conference title is set. #13 Bowie State and Fayetteville State will meet in the CIAA Football Championship in Salem, VA on November 13 for the third straight season. Should both teams finish…

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CIA A Football Week 9 Honourees

Monday the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announced the latest round of their weekly football honorees. Here are this week’s top performers and their on-field exploits: From the CIAA: FOOD LION OFFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK #52 Savion Hopes, Virginia Union(Gr, OL – Detroit, MI) Hopes led a VUU offensive line that paved the way for 532 yards of total offense that included 234 yards rushing in their 44-14 win over Elizabeth City State. The Panthers didn’t give up a sack, averaged seven yards per play, and registered 28 first downs while…

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Week 8 CIAA Football Players of the Week

From the CIAA: 2021 CIAA Football Weekly Report – Week 82021 CIAA Football Standings2021 CIAA Football Composite Schedule2021 Statistics    FOOD LION OFFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK #53 Quinton Bobo, Bowie State(Jr, OL – White Plains, MD) Bobo and the BSU offensive line paved the way for 394 yards of total offense, including 282 yards on the ground. The Bulldog offense scored 27 points, averaged nearly six yards per play, and registered 20 first downs in their win against Virginia Union, their 18th consecutive conference win dating back to 2018. FOOD LION QUARTERBACK…

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Week 8 CIAA Football Recap

From the CIAA: 2021 CIAA Football Standings2021 CIAA Football Composite Schedule2021 Statistics   CHARLOTTE – Week eight of the 2021 season is now complete and the road to the CIAA Football Championship in Salem, VA (November 13) is starting to become more clear. Before getting into the weekly recap, here is a quick and simple look at where each divisional race stands with two weeks remaining. Northern Division: – If Bowie State wins at least one of their final two games, they will advance to their third consecutive conference title game Teams still in contention (mathematically): Virginia Union, Virginia…

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CIAA Football Week 7 Player Honorees

Food Lion Offensive Lineman of the Week FOOD LION OFFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK #58 Justin Meade, Virginia Union(So, OL – Richmond, VA) Meade anchored an VUU offensive line that gave up no sacks against the league’s top pass rushing unit and helped the Panthers put up 562 yards of total offense, including 363 rushing yards, and 38 points in their win over Chowan. The VUU running game produced two rushers that put up 125+ yards each on the ground and while the offense averaged eight yards per play as a unit and registered 27…

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Week 7 CIAA Football Recap

From the CIAA: 2021 CIAA Football Standings2021 CIAA Football Composite Schedule2021 Statistics  CHARLOTTE – It’s week seven of the 2021 season and divisional play is well underway across the CIAA. Several teams across the conference look to position themselves for a late-season run towards a division title and a spot in the CIAA Championship on November 13 in Salem, VA. This week’s games featured several intriguing divisional battles, including a nationally-televised matchup on AspireTV between #16 Bowie State and Virginia State. Let’s take a look at this week’s results across the league:  Lincoln (PA) 17, Elizabeth…

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Virginia Union gets by Chowan, 38-31

From vuusports.com: 38 VUU 31 CU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F VUU 10 14 7 7 38 CU 14 7 0 10 3 Dr. Alvin Parker, head coach of the Virginia Union University football team, says the 2021 team takes the season one game at a time. When the Panthers visited Chowan University on Saturday, October 16, VUU downed the 25th ranked Hawks 38-31. “This was a big win because it was the next one,” said VUU Head Football Coach Dr. Alvin Parker.  “We’ve been preaching to just take the season one…

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