Sixteen will represent CIAA at FCS National Bowl

From theciaa.com: DAYTONA BEACH, FL –  The sixth annual FCS Bowl Collegiate All-Star Game is set to take place on Sunday, December 8th at Spec Martin Stadium in Daytona Beach, FL. A total of 16 seniors representing seven different schools across the Central Intecollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) have been invited to participate in this year’s game. Game time is set for 1:30 p.m. and will be streamed live exclusively on FloFootball.com.  Seven former CIAA players will play for the National Team, coached by Jim Collins. Those players include WR Jordan Cartwright…

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Fayetteville State captures CIAA Volleyball crown

From the CIAA: SALEM, VA – The south’s no. 1 seed Fayetteville State University defeated the No. 2 seed from the south Shaw University, 3-0 (25-19, 25-23, 25-22), to win the 2019 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Volleyball Championship on Sunday at the Salem Civic Center in Salem, Virginia. The Broncos (19-6) were led in the championship match by All-CIAA selections Casandra Watson, who led all players with 11 kills, and Da’Nesha Miller with seven kills and 10 assists to win their first conference title since 2013. Watson and Miller were…

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Week 9 CIAA Football Recap

From theciaa: 2019 CIAA Football Standings 2019 Composite Schedule 2019 Statistics Things became clearer in week nine of the CIAA season as the Bowie State Bulldogs clinched their second straight Northern Division title and secured the first spot in the CIAA Football Championship, which takes place November 16th in Salem, VA. This week also provided a bit more clarity in the Southern Division race with one week remaining in the regular season. As a reminder, here’s how division winners are determined: Tie-Breaker Policy The Northern and Southern Division winners will be determined…

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Saint Augustine’s AD and Track Coach George Williams in accident in Qatar

Saint Augustine University’s world-renowaned track coach George Williams was involved in a car accident while he was in Qatar for the World Track and Field Championships. Williams’ family released a statement saying the legendary coach was alert and expected to make a full recovery. “While in Qatar for the World Track and Field Championships, Coach George Williams was involved in a vehicle accident. He has serious injuries but is alert, responsive and expected to fully recover. He is under great medical care in Qatar and will remain here for treatment. The family…

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The CIAA will air Classic Championship games on its network

From theciaa : Charlotte, NC (October 3, 2019) – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA®) will contribute to the national celebration of 150 years of NCAA college football with a new series entitled “Live The Legacy Classic Championship Games.”   The nation’s first African American athletic conference will air classic championship football games, releasing a different game each Thursday over the next five weeks, on the CIAA Sports Network. The series will launch next week with the 2006 title tilt between Elizabeth City State University and former CIAA member NC Central University. “It’s the ultimate Throwback Thursday,”…

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CIAA announces preseason Men’s and Women’s Basketball All-Conference teams and predicted order of finish

Though we are getting into the teeth of football season, the start of basketball season is looming over the horizon. The CIAA, which has a rich basketball tradition, announced their preseason Men’s and Women’s All-CIAA teams and the predicted order of finish. From The CIAA: Charlotte, NC – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announces the 2019 All-CIAA Preseason Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams, as voted on by the CIAA Basketball Coaches Associations and the Sports Information Directors Association, and the predicted order of finish as selected by the men’s and women’s…

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Spades and the CIAA is now a thing (officially)

When you make your CIAA Tournament plans, make sure you bring someone who knows to throw off when you’ve already won the book. This is because the conference has partnered with PremiumSpades and this will add a competitive spades tournament to the CIAA 2020 Championship series. below is a release from the CIAA From theciaa.com : PremiumSpades to produce competitive spades tournament February 28-29 At CIAA Basketball Tournament’s Fan Fest  CHARLOTTE, NC (September 27, 2019)—The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, (CIAA®), the nation’s first African American athletic conference and PremiumSpades today…

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Week 3 CIAA Football Recap

From theciaa.com : 2019 CIAA Football Standings 2019 Composite Schedule 2019 Statistics Week three of CIAA Football wraps up the non-conference slate for the majority of the conference’s 12 teams. This week’s slate of games also kicked off league play in the national spotlight as Shaw and Chowan would do battle in the NCAA Division II Football Showcase, a game that was broadcasted live on multiple platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and the CIAA Sports Network. Additionally, three non-conference matchups between conference teams also took place as Virginia State traveled to Raleigh to…

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Livingstone remains undefeated with 21-7 victory over Allen University

From bluebearathletics : The Yellow Jackets of Allen University (S.C.) came to town Saturday to take on the Blue Bears  at Alumni Memorial Stadium. The Blue Bear offense came out electric as they got on the board early with a connection from TE Anthony Davis and WR Deandre Vickers to take the Blue Bears up 14 -0 in the first quarter. Hayes was able to find 10 different receivers on the day, maintain his lock on the top passer spot in the CIAA. The Blue Bears also had a big day on…

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Virginia State smacks around Johnson C. Smith 34-7

Virginia State notched its second win of the season in a 34-7 rout of Johnson C. Smith. The Trojans’ offense did need much time to get to work, taking a 7-0 lead on Jevon LaPierre’s five-yard touchdown run with 12:25 to go in the opening period. A little less than four minutes later, Virginia State would increase their advantage to 14-0 when Demetrius Strickland scored on a fifteen-yard run with 8:33 left in the opening period. The second quarter was an offensive quagmire with the teams combining for a stretch…

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