Jackson State women’s hoops to play in WNIT

From Jackson State University Athletics: The Jackson State University women’s basketball team has been selected to play in the Preseason Women’s National Invitational Tournament in November. The three-time defending regular season Southwestern Athletic Conference champions and two-time defending SWAC Tournament champions will face Colorado, Louisiana-Lafayette, and Texas Tech in a three-game round-robin event. Jackson State will play at Colorado on November 12, at Texas Tech on November 15, and against Louisiana-Lafayette in a contest hosted by Texas Tech on November 16. “I am excited for our team to be selected…

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Jackson State defeats Alabama State 101-80 to win back-to-back SWAC tourneys

Courtesy Jackson State Athletics BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Time To Dance…AGAIN. The Jackson State University women’s basketball team completed a dominant Southwestern Athletic Conference season with a wire-to-wire win 101-80 victory over #3 Alabama State in the Cricket SWAC Championship Game Presented by Mountain Dew. Six players scored in double figures for Jackson State. Miya Crump scored a season-high 22 points, Dayzsha Rogan scored 17, Ameshya Williams-Holliday added 14 points. Keshuna Luckett, LaMircle Sims, and  Jariyah Covington each scored 11 as the Lady Tigers concluded an impressive sweep of Southwestern Athletic Conference. Including tournament play over the past two…

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Jackson State AD Ashley Robinson signs contract extension

Courtesy of the Jackson State Newsroom Jackson State University President Thomas K. Hudson, J.D., today announced the contract extension of Vice President and Athletic Director Ashley Robinson through 2026. “Ashley Robinson has been a tremendous asset to Jackson State University, and his innovative ideas and vision for the division of athletics aligns with our plans to elevate the student-athlete experience,” said President Hudson. “I look forward to working with him for many more seasons to come.” Robinson said he is thrilled to continue to build on traditions and blaze new trails at Jackson…

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Tennessee State falls to Jackson State, 7-2

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics 7 2 Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E  JACKSON 1 1 0 4 0 0 1 7 7 2 TSU 0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2 6 2 The Tennessee State softball team suffered defeat to Jackson State, 7-2, in the final game of the River City Classic. INSIDE THE MATCHUP:Final: Jackson State 7 (W: Takiya Hill, 1-0), Tennessee State 2 (L: Francys King, 1-1)Records: Tennessee State Tigers (3-2, 0-0 OVC), Jackson State Tigers (4-0, 0-0 SWAC)Location: Vicksburg, MississippiFollow…

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Jackson State releases statement on Southern Heritage Classic

The Southern Heritage Classic, as we have largely known it, will exist for at least one more season. Jackson State releases a statement regarding the 2022 Southern Heritage Classic: Last week, confidential legal correspondence between Jackson State University and Summitt Management Corporation was leaked, which did not reflect the ongoing communication between the parties. We understand how football fans plan to attend games months in advance, and it was never our intent to abruptly cancel participation during the 2022 season. The 2022 Southern Heritage Classic game between JSU and Tennessee…

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Jackson State women’s hoops pulls away late to top UAPB

Team 1 2 3 4 F JSU 12  12  23  22  69 UAPB 10  16  16  13  55 Via Jackson State Athletics Four Lady Tigers finished in double figures with Ameshya Williams-Hollidayleading the way with 17 points, 13 rebounds, and 5 blocks. Dayzsha Rogan in her return scored 15 points, Ti’lan Boler arguably played her best game of the season scoring a season-high 14 points, and Daja Woodard recorded a double-double finishing with 12 points and 10 rebounds to lead Jackson State to a 69-55 win over Arkansas Pine-Bluff before 1,542 fans at the H.O. Clemmons Arena Monday night.…

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Jackson State to announce 2022 Football schedule Monday

Monday the most talked about HBCU in the country, good, bad , or otherwise, Jackson State , is going to reveal their football schedule for the 2022 season. While the makeup of their gridiron docket is still unknown, we know for sure one game we won’t see on their schedule this season.

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Jackson State out of Southern Heritage Classic

Since its inception in 1990, Jackson State has competed in the Southern Heritage Classic 28 times. However it appears that is coming to an end. Wednesday Jackson State announced its cessation of its participation in the Southern Heritage Classic, stating that their governing athletic conference, the Southwestern Athletic Conference has entered an agreement that is in conflict with that of the Southern Heritage Classic, which was not set to end until 2024. The annual matchup in Memphis, Tennessee was one of the most anticipated and well attended HBCU Classic, with…

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Southern defeats Jackson State 75-64

from Demetrius Howse, Associate Sports Information Director 75 Southern U. 12-9,6-2 SWAC 64Jackson St. 4-16,2-7 SWAC Team 1 2 F Southern U. 39  36  75 Jackson St. 36  28  64 The Southern University Jaguars (12-9, 7-2) get back in the winning column with a 75-64 victory over Jackson State University (2-7, 4-16) inside the Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center in Jackson, Mississippi on Monday evening. The Basics Final Score: Southern 75, Jackson State 64 Records: Southern (12-9, 7-2 SWAC) | Jackson State (2-7, 4-16SWAC) Location: Jackson, MS – Lee E. Williams…

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Jackson State adds no.4 ranked WR to recruiting class

Back when Coach Deion Sanders flipped the no.1 ranked player in the class of 2022 from Florida State to Jackson State, he said that he wasn’t done yet. He made good on those words today with the announcement of five-star receiver Kevin Coleman is heading to Jackson State. Coleman, the nation’s No.4 ranked wideout and no.44 overall in the 2022 class, is a 5-11 receiver out of St. Mary’s High School in St. Louis selected the Southwestern Athletic Conference Jackson State over over a host of schools that included Miami,Oregon…

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