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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