Miles College defeats Albany State 21-6 in SIAC Title Game

From ASU goldenrams: ALBANY, Ga.- The Miles College Golden Bears captured the 2019 SIAC Football Championship with a 21-6 victory over Albany State University Saturday afternoon at the ASU Coliseum. With the victory, Miles snaps the Rams’ win streak at two games and wraps the 2019 season at 7-4 overall. The game was a slow start for both teams they both finished the first quarter not adding points on the board.  Golden Bears offense came alive as they scored in each remaining quarter. Miles finished the day with 283 yards…

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Miles back in SIAC title game

Courtesy of Miles Athletics TUSKEGEE, Ala. — Tuskegee has as hallowed a football program that can be found in Black College Football. But in the SIAC Divisional Era, it is Miles that has become the standard bearer. For the second straight year and the fifth time since 2011, the Golden Bears will play for the SIAC title. A 20-6 dismantling of the Golden Tigers gave Miles the league’s Western Division crown and sets it up for a championship matchup at Albany State next week. If the title game opponent looks familiar, it’s because…

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Miles suffers first loss of season 49-21 to Missouri S&T

From milesgoldenbears.com : 21Miles 2-1 49 Missouri S&T 2-1 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F MC 7 0 7 7 21 MST 14 14 14 7 49 ROLLA, Mo. — Miles scored the first touchdown in the first and second halves but had trouble slowing the Missouri S&T offense Saturday night in a 49-21 loss at Allgood-Bailey Stadium.  Leonard Tyree had 6 catches for 129 yards and Daniel Smith threw for 177 yards and two touchdowns for the Golden Bears (2-1). But the Miners (2-1) had nearly 500 yards of total offense in the first-ever meeting between the two…

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Miles’ Devonte Fuller named to BOXTOROW Division II All-America team

Courtesy of Miles Athletics Miles guard Devonte Fuller has been named to the BOXTOROW Division II All-America team for his efforts during the 2018-19 season. He was named to the Second Team. A senior from Hickory, N.C., Fuller was the leading scorer for the Golden Bears this season, averaging 11.3 points per game. His rebounds (5.5) and free throw percentage (85 percent) also was tops on the team while finishing second in 3-point field goals (40) and steals (25) for Miles, which won the SIAC title for the first time. He…

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Miles College takes SIAC Tournament Crown

From thesiac.com : Courtesy of Miles Athletics BIRMINGHAM — After years of disappointing starts, finishes, and a bunch of other things in between, the Miles men’s basketball program finally gets to stamp a phrase into its history. SIAC Champions. The Golden Bears completed a stunning one-year turnaround, dismantling LeMoyne-Owen 70-46 Saturday night at Bill Harris Arena to win their first conference title. LaByron Harris had 19 points, five rebounds, two steals and two blocks to earn tournament Most Valuable Player honors as Miles (21-8) earned an automatic berth into the NCAA Division II…

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Miles Lady Bears beat Clark Atlanta 78-64 for third straight win

Courtesy of Miles Athletics Miles shot a season-high 53.4 percent from the field as it defeated Clark Atlanta 78-64 in a non-conference affair Thursday night at Knox-Windham Gymnasium. The 78 points tied a season high and the win was the third straight for the Lady Bears (15-8), which swept the season series from the Panthers (6-18). Sakina Wynn scored a career-high 32 points on 12-of-18 shooting and she matched Ashley McCrear’s effort at Fort Valley State in 2017 for the most points by a Lady Bear this decade. She was perfect…

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The 2018 Don Hansen All-Super Region Two Team announced

From thesiac.com: BROOKFIELD, Ill. — The Don Hansen Football Committee has released the 2018 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-Super Region Two squad today (Jan. 11). The Don Hansenteam carries out the legacy of long-time small college football advocate Don Hansen, who passed away at age 75 on Aug. 29, 2010. Hansen, from Brookfield, Ill., started and published Don Hansen’s National Weekly Football Gazette for three decades, selecting NCAA Division II All-America teams for the first time in 1988.  Don Hansen’s Football Gazette began selecting Division II All-Region squads in 2003. The first-team and second-team All-Region…

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Miles spoils Kentucky State’s Homecoming with last second score

Miles College scored the go ahead touchdown with just three seconds remaining in the game to lift the Golden Bears to a 24-21 win and spoil Kentucky State’s homecoming. Just sixty seconds prior Kentucky State had taken its first lead of the game on quarterback Jules St. Ge’s elecrifying, tackle breaking 39-yard touchdown run, the third touchdown he accounted for on the day. Both teams got off to shaky offensive starts. Kentucky State’s opening drive got into scoring position, but a blocked field goal forced the Thoroughbreds to come away…

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Albany State downs Miles 30-24

Saturday’s game between the Albany State Golden Rams and the Golden Bears of Miles College started at 8:05, a little more than an hour later than its scheduled 7p.m. kickoff time due to lightning and heavy rain. Once the game got going, Albany State, powered by their rushing attack, which racked up 303 yards on the evening, was able to defeat Miles 30-24. After neither team could accomplish anything on either of their first two offensive possessions, Miles converted their 9-play, 35-yard drive into points via a 33-yard Jackson Spradlin…

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Miles Falls 37-21 to West Alabama

This is courtesy of Miles Athletics: LIVINGSTON, Ala. — A week after accumulating just 115 yards of total offense, Miles spent the first half against West Alabama moving the ball up and down the field with relative ease. But a small halftime deficit mushroomed after two quick scores to open the third quarter as the No. 11 Tigers (2-0) pulled away from the Golden Bears (0-2) with a 37-21 win at Tiger Stadium Thursday night. Daniel Smith threw for 278 yards and two touchdowns, both to Leonard Tyree, who had…

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