Fort Valley moves up to no.7 in NCAA D-II Super Region 2 Poll

Courtesy of Fort Valley State Athletics INDIANAPOLIS – The Wildcats biggest win in recent seasons have them in a good position for another level they have not reached in some years. Fort Valley State jumped to No. 7 in the next to last NCAA Division II Super Region 2 football rankings released Monday afternoon. Behind the 31-21 win over the Region’s then No. 8 Albany State last Saturday, FVSU (8-2) went from No. 11 to No. 7 this week. The Wildcat leap is key as each of the four NCAA Division…

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Who will win this weekend’s Fountain City Classic?

Albany State and Fort Valley will clash Saturday in the 32nd Annual Fountain City Classic. It is always a game of importance for not only the involved schools, as it’s a rivalry game , but this edition Carrie’s even more weight as the winner will potentially take a major step toward claiming a postseason slot. Fort Valley enters their 78th matchup with the Golden Rams a week removed from a tough loss, 28-24 , to Savannah State in which what appeared was the go-ahead score in the waning moments. However…

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Penalty takes away go ahead score in Central City Classic

Courtesy of Fort Valley State Athletics 24 FVU 28  SSU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F FVU 0 7 10 7 24 SSU 0 7 0 21 28 MACON, Ga. – In one of the toughest endings in recent seasons, the Wildcats celebrated and moments later had it taken away. With 18 seconds left in the game from the Savannah State 32-yard line, Fort Valley State quarterback Kelvin Durham connected with Fralon Warren in the back right of the end zone and moments later had the play overturned. Following a defensive pass interference…

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Fort Valley doubles up Morehouse 56-28 on Wildcat Senior Day

Courtesy of Fort Valley State Athletics 28 MHC 56  FVSU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F MHC 0 14 0 14 28 FVSU 14 7 21 14 56 FORT VALLEY, Ga. – The final Wildcat Stadium days will always bring a smile to a dozen Wildcat seniors. Fort Valley State scored three times in a six-minute span of the third quarter and ran away from Morehouse College, 56-28, on the gridiron Saturday afternoon for ‘Senior Day.’ Leading by only one score, 21-14, at half, the top Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference running…

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Albany State volleyball gets sweep against Fort Valley

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics: The Albany State Golden Rams defeated arch-rival Fort Valley State Wildcats (3-0) this evening at The Jones Brothers Health, Physical Education and Recreation Complex on the ASU East Campus.  With the win, the Golden Rams improved to (11-6) overall and (11-2) in the SIAC.  The Wildcats fell to (3-15) overall and (1-5) in the conference. The Golden Rams swept the season series against the Wildcats.  In their season opener, the Golden Rams defeated the Wildcats (3-0) in Fort Valley, Georgia on Thursday, September…

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Benedict smacks around Fort Valley, 45-13

Courtesy of Benedict College Athletics 45  BCFB 13 FVSU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F BCFB 13 7 20 5 45 FVSU 6 0 0 7 13 FORT VALLEY, Ga. – In the battle of unbeatens, the Benedict College Tigers dominated the Fort Valley State Wildcats 45-13 on Saturday. Benedict gained 473 yards, rushing for a season-high 299 yards, while Benedict’s top-ranked defense held the SIAC’s third-ranked offense to a season-low 207 yards. The Tigers improve to 5-0 overall and 3-0 in the SIAC. Fort Valley State falls to 4-1…

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SIAC Announces Week 1 Football Players of the Week

Courtesy of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference: Emanuel Wilson (Fort Valley State) was named Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Football Offensive Player of the Week, while Jalil Lenore (Central State) earned Defensive Player of the Week, released by the league office on Wednesday. Gilbert Brown (Albany State) was also tabbed Special Teams Player of the Week alongside Kentrell Lawson (Fort Valley State) who earned Newcomer of the Week. OFFENSIVE – Emanuel Wilson, Fort Valley State Running Back  |  R-Junior  |  Charlotte, N.C. Wilson carried the Wildcats to victory over Tuskegee at the Red Tails Classic Sunday night. The RB amassed 262 yards on the ground on only…

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Albany State softball to take on Fort Valley State

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Golden Rams softball team will travel to Fort Valley, Georgia to play the Fort Valley State University Wildcats, on April 9-10.  The first pitch is scheduled at 1:00 pm on Saturday, April 9. The Golden Rams are 28-3 (12-1 in the SIAC) while the Wildcats are 9-21 (2-10 in the SIAC).  The Albany State University Golden Rams softball team has won 14 straight games while the Wildcats have lost 6 games in a row.  The Golden Rams and Wildcats last played…

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Week 7 SIAC Volleyball Honours

Courtesy of the SIAC D’Aaron McCraney (Central State) was named Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week, while Clint Forbes (Benedict) earned Defensive Player of the Week, released by the league office on Monday. Justin Yates (Fort Valley State) was also tabbed Setter of the Week. OFFENSIVE – D’Aaron McCraney, Freshman, Middle Hitter, Central State Central State freshman D’Aaron McCraney led the Marauders to a 2-1 record over the weekend including two SIAC wins over Benedict and Edward Waters. In a 3-0 win over BC, McCraney finished with 9 kills and a .467…

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SIAC Volleyball : Week 4 Players of the Week

Courtesy of the SIAC: Jamil Scott (Fort Valley State) was named Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week, while Oscar Jaquez (Edward Waters)earned Defensive Player of the Week, released by the league office on Monday. Kenyon Haynes (Edward Waters) was also tabbed Setter of the Week alongside  OFFENSIVE – Jamil Scott, Freshman, Outside Hitter, Fort Valley State In Fort Valley’s single match against Tusculum University, Scott totaled eight kills with one error in 12 attacks for a .583 hit percentage.  DEFENSIVE – Oscar Jaquez, Freshman, Middle Blocker, Edward Waters In two matches, Jaquez…

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