Albany State to take part in “ATL Has Something to Say HBCU All-Stars Challenge”

This weekend will see the debut of the inaugural ATL Has Something to Say HBCU Challenge. The event will be held at Morehouse College, it will feature SIAC and CIAA teams squaring off as well as Atlanta public high schools taking each other on. The Challenge tips off with four games, starting at 1pm EST and Saturday, action tips off at 10 AM EST with Atlanta Public School play . The SIAC v CIAA action tips off at 12 pm, with Virginia Union facing LeMoyne-Owen. SIAC versus CIAA basketball games…

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Fayetteville State takes CIAA South with 28-20 win over Shaw

Courtesy of Fayetteville State Athletics FAYETTEVILLE, NC — Led by an impressive defensive effort that held the Shaw offense to 189 total yards, Fayetteville State took down the Bears 28-20 at home Saturday afternoon to win the CIAA South Division and punch their ticket to the conference championship game. “I thought we came out in the first quarter and jumped on them,” said head Coach Richard Hayes. “We held them to no first downs in the first half and I thought the defense played really well. Offense put 14 points on the…

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Fayetteville State Men & Women claim victory at the CIAA Cross Country Championships

FSU Women earns its fifth consecutive title while the men earn its first title Courtesy of the CIAA SALEM, VA – Fayetteville State University is the men’s and women’s cross country champions after claiming the men’s 8K title and the women’s 5K title at the CIAA Cross Country Championships held at Green Hill Park on Thursday, October 27. The Broncos won its fifth consecutive women’s title and its first men’s title while also completing the first 1-2-3 sweep in CIAA Men’s Cross Country Championship history. Hillary Toroitich captured the men’s title in 24:54.0, narrowly outpacing his…

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Fayetteville State leads wire-to-wire in 21-13 win over Johnson C. Smith

Courtesy of Fayetteville State Athletics CHARLOTTE, NC — Fayetteville State scored first and never looked back on the way to a 21-13 win over Johnson C. Smith Saturday afternoon on the road at the Irwin Belk Complex in Charlotte. The Broncos improved to 6-2 on the year and 5-1 in Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association play, while JCSU fell to 2-5 and 2-5. Quarter Back Demari Daniels led all FSU rushers with 48 yards in the contest, picking up 4.8 yards per carry. QB Caden Davis also added 42 yards and one touchdown on the ground, averaging 4.2…

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Week 4 CIAA Cross Country Runners of the Week

Courtesy of the CIAA: 2022 CIAA Cross Country Composite Schedule FOOD LION MEN’S RUNNER OF THE WEEK Hillary Toroitich, Fayetteville State (So.) Hillary Toroitich finished second in the men’s Royal XC Challenge with a time of 25:57.4 in a field of 223 competitors. The Broncos finished 11th overall but first among CIAA schools in the event hosted by Queens University of Charlotte. FOOD LION WOMEN’S RUNNER OF THE WEEK Repline Cheptoo, Fayetteville State (Fr.) Repline Cheptoo ran her first race of the season and finished 12th (out of 199 competitors) with 10 points for FSU, guiding the Broncos to a…

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Joshua Williams of Fayetteville State competes at 2022 NFL Combine

From the CIAA The 2022 National Football League (NFL) Scouting Combine is currently taking place (March 1-7) in Indinapolis, IN. The annual event features hundreds of the top NFL prospects from the collegiate ranks conducting workouts and interviews with all 32 teams. This year’s field featured just four players from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) with former Fayetteville State Unversity and Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) standout Joshua Williams among those participating.  Williams was the lone representative from the CIAA and one of just two players from the Division…

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Lincoln Women and Fayetteville State Men’s hoops on their way to the D-II NCAA Tourney

Courtesy of the CIAA: The 2022 NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championship brackets were announced today with one men’s team and one women’s team from the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) among the 64 teams in each field. Lincoln University will represent the conference in the women’s bracket while Fayetteville State will be the lone representative from the CIAA on the men’s side. Both teams earned the league’s automatic bid after winning the conference tournament titles in February. Winning their first CIAA title in school history, the Lincoln women enter…

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Fayetteville State beats Claflin 71-67

Courtesy of Fayetteville State Athletics 56 62 Team 1 2 F Claflin 33  23  56 Fayetteville State 37  25  62 On a night after celebrating its seniors, the Fayetteville State men’s basketball program defeated Claflin University 71-67 to improve to 12-3 in CIAA play and 6-3 in the Southern Division. The Broncos are 17-8 overall as Claflin drops to 6-19, 5-10 in the conference, and 3-6 in the Division. Senior Darian Dixon (Bowie, MD), who opened the game with a dunk, led the game with 23 points. He had his second-biggest game of…

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Fayetteville State Women and Virginia State Men out front after Day 1 of 2022 CIAA Indoor Track & Field Championships

Courtesy the CIAA: DAY 1 RESULTS WINSTON-SALEM, NC– The Virginia State men and the Fayetteville State women are the first-day leaders at the 2022 CIAA Indoor Track & Field Championships at the JDL Fast Track on Sunday. Virginia State leads the men’s division with 38 points. Bowie State is second with 27 points and Saint Augustine’s is third with 25 points. The Trojans and Falcons were the 2020 co-champions, and the Falcons have won outright or shared the last 23 conference titles. Jalen Brownlee paced the Trojans with a victory in…

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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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