Alabama State cleans up Mississippi Valley State 42-17

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: MONTGOMERY, Ala.- After a sluggish first half, Alabama State pulled away in the second half to pull away from Mississippi Valley State 42-17 at ASU Stadium in Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) action Saturday afternoon. Alabama State (3-2, 3-1 SWAC) found themselves trailing 3-0 early before forcing a turnover with just over six minutes remaining in the opening quarter. Eric Felts and Irshaad Davis combined to return the fumble inside the 10-yard line before Myles Crawley scored his first career touchdown on a three-yard run with 5:46…

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UAPB continues winning ways against Mississippi Valley State, 24-17

Courtesy of UAPB Athletics: Tyrin Ralph’s 77-yard punt return with 1:54 remaining was the game-winning score as the University of Arkansas At Pine Bluff football team won at Mississippi Valley State 24-17 at Rice-Totten Stadium. UAPB (3-0 overall, 3-0 SWAC) moves one step closer to the SWAC Western Division title for the first time since 2012 and clinching a berth in the Cricket Wireless SWAC Football Championship Game on May 1. The Golden Lions can win the SWAC West with a win in either of its final two regular season…

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Alcorn State vs Mississippi Valley State Preview

From swac.org: Alcorn State Game Notes | Mississippi Valley State Game Notes LORMAN, Miss. – Mississippi Valley State will face Alcorn State for its first Southwestern Athletic Conference game of the season. Kick-off is set for 6:00 p.m. at Spinks-Casem Stadium. Last week Alcorn State scored a touchdown with 40 seconds left in regulation to edge Prairie View A&M 45-41. The Braves trailed 41-38 when they started at their own 35. Alcorn marched down the field, converted a 4th-and-4 at the PVAMU 36, and went on to tally the game-winner on a three-yard…

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Tennessee State tops Mississippi Valley 26-20 in John Merritt Classic

From tsutigers.com : Game 1: Tennessee State 26, Mississippi Valley State 20Event: The 21st Annual John Merrit ClassicRecords: TSU (1-0), MVSU (0-1)Venue: Nissan StadiumLocation: Nashville, Tenn.Weather: Mostly Sunny, 91Kickoff Time: 6:09 p.m.Attendance: 13,458 NASHVILLE — Propelled by 447 yards of total offense, the Tennessee State football team secured a 26-20 win over Mississippi Valley State in the 21st annual John Merritt Classic Saturday evening at Nissan Stadium.  Chris Rowland, who was voted offensive MVP, finished with a near career-high 173 yards on 11 receptions. The local wide-receiver added 61 yards on seven punt returns and…

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Mississippi Valley State has first scrimmage of the year

The Delta Devils had their first full inter squad scrimmage of the season this Saturday during the team’s practice. Head football coach Vincent Dancy seemed to be cautiously optimistic about what he saw on the field. Here is what he had to say post-practice : “Overall, it wasn’t bad. We got 60-70 plays in and not too many flags. We’ve got some improving to do, but we got a lot on film to evaluate. A lot of guys got reps, and we still have another scrimmage before Tennessee State.”  MVSU…

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Grambling Lady Tigers hit the road to face UAPB and MVSU

From Grambling State Sports Information : GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University women’s basketball team will look to get back into the win column as the Lady Tigers conclude their three-game road trip this weekend against Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Mississippi Valley State in a pair of Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) games. Tip-off from H.O. Clemons Arena on Saturday against UAPB is set for 3 p.m., while the Monday tilt with the Devilettes is set for 5:30 p.m. from the Harrison HPER Complex. Grambling State (12-14 overall, 9-5 SWAC), which currently sits tied for…

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Grambling Men’s Hoops finishes road trip with UAPB and MVSU

From Grambling State University Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University men’s basketball team will look to get back into the win column as the Tigers conclude their three-game road trip this weekend against Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Mississippi Valley State in a pair of Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) games. Tip-off from H.O. Clemons Arena on Saturday against UAPB is set for 5:30 p.m., while the Monday tilt with the Delta Devils is set for 7:30 p.m. from the Harrison HPER Complex. Grambling State (13-14 overall, 7-7 SWAC), which fell into the sixth…

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From swac.org: BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- With the 2018-19 Southwestern Athletic Conference league schedule in full swing several pivotal national television match-ups highlight the remainder of the season. On Monday, February 4, Mississippi Valley State will travel to face Grambling State in a contest that is slated to be televised at 8:00 p.m. on ESPNU. Arkansas-Pine Bluff will hosts the league’s third televised contest of the season on Monday, February 18th when the Golden Lions take the hardwood against the Braves of Alcorn State on ESPNU at 6:00 p.m. Prairie View A&M will…

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SWAC Indoor Track and Field Recap- January 18-20

Hornets shine at Samford Invitational, Samford Open BIRMINGHAM, Ala.  – Alabama State continued its impressive start the 2018-19 Indoor Season with a strong showing at the Samford Invitational Friday at the Birmingham Crossplex. The men had seven top five finishes while the women tallied six on day one. Alabama State closed out the Samford tournament at the Crossplex with another flurry of top five finishes. Samford Invitational Results | Samford Open Results | Day 1 Recap | Day 2 Recap Multiple Panthers set personal-best marks at Red Raider Invite LUBBOCK, Texas  – During the Red Raider Invite hosted…

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