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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SIAC East Football Recap: Albany State gets emotional win over Fort Valley in Fountain City Classic

From the SIAC: ALBANY STATE 57, FORT VALLEY STATE 0GAME STATSCOLUMBUS, GA  – Albany State executed its fifth shutout of the season defeating arch rival Fort Valley State, 57-0, to capture the 31st annual Fountain City Classic on Saturday in SIAC play at AJ McClung Stadium in Columbus, Ga.  Albany State (9-1, 6-0 SIAC) entered the game after an emotional week with the loss of player Adonis Butler, however the team honored him scoring his jersey number 57 for the win. In the fourth quarter, with ASU up 51-0, backup…

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Albany State put boots to Fort Valley 57-0 in 31st Fountain City Classic

57 ASU 0 FVSU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F ASU 24 14 10 9 57 FVSU 0 0 0 0 0 I can admit it when I’m wrong. In our preview of the 2021 Fountain City Classic, we predicted a decisive victory for the Albany State Golden Rams but our prognostications were inaccurate in that they did not go far enough. In a game whose competitive portion did not last as long as it took you read this sentence, Albany State (9-1, 6-0) demolished Fort Valley State (5-5, 2-3) 57-0.…

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31st Annual Fountain City Classic Preview & Prediction

Saturday the Albany State Golden Rams and the Wildcats of Fort Valley State in the 31st annual Fountain City Classic. For the Wildcats (5-4 , 2-2) a win in the game will finish the season above .500 in both conference and overall, but would also be doubly sweet, as it would end the playoff aspirations of their rival. For the Golden Rams, if they wish to extend their season past the SIAC Championship game , they have to win, and likely will have to do so in impressive fashion. Fort…

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Savannah State gets 24-6 win over Fort Valley State

from the SIAC: FORT VALLEY, Ga. – Savannah State managed a 24-6 win over Fort Valley State in Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) play on Saturday at Wildcat Stadium. SSU’s (7-2, 5-1 SIAC) nine SIAC wins between the 2019 and 2021 seasons set a school record for most consecutive conference wins. The Tigers put up 211 yards of offense that included 184 rushing yards. Einaj Carter led the Tigers with 74 rushing yards andd on 10 carries (7.4 vg.) and D’Angelo Durham chipped in 69 yards from 17 carries (4.1…

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SIAC Football: Fort Valley defeats Benedict 24-14

From the SIAC: COLUMBIA, S.C. – The game started slowly, but the Wildcats were all business on Saturday afternoon. Fort Valley State took a late-second quarter lead and never gave it up over the final 18-plus minutes on the way for the 24-14 win at Benedict College. Between Tyler Moore kick-starting the FVSU (3-2/1-0 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference East) defensive efforts and Emmanuel Wilson’s rushing, the Wildcats controlled the play most of the day. Moore swiped a Tigers’ (2-3/0-3 SIAC East) pass and returned it 40 yards down the left sideline for a touchdown…

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SIAC Football Week 1: Players of the Week

The SIAC named their players of the week, with players from Fort Valley State, Tyrell Jackson and Tyler Moore, taking the offensive and defensive honours, respectively. Clark Atlanta’s Carlos Saldana was named Special Teams Player of the Week and Miles’ Jalen Parker Newcomer of the Week. OFFENSIVE – Tyrell Jackson, Fort Valley State Jackson connected on 17-of-34 passes for 166 yards and two touchdowns with one interception in a 30-0 win over Tuskegee. He added 5 carries for 26 yards for a total of 192 yards of total offense. His two touchdown…

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Albany State pounds Fort Valley 42-6 in Fountain City Classic

From asugoldenrams: COLUMBUS, Ga. – Albany State completed its sweep of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Eastern Division on Saturday, Nov. 9, defeating rival Fort Valley State University, 42-6, in the 30th Annual Fountain City Classic at A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium. With the win, the Golden Rams are now 23-7 against Fort Valley State since the rivalry game moved to Columbus in 1990. ASU (7-3) will carry a two-game win streak into next the SIAC Football Championship next Saturday, Nov. 16 when the Golden Rams will welcome the SIAC West Champion…

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