Albany State to take part in “ATL Has Something to Say HBCU All-Stars Challenge”

This weekend will see the debut of the inaugural ATL Has Something to Say HBCU Challenge. The event will be held at Morehouse College, it will feature SIAC and CIAA teams squaring off as well as Atlanta public high schools taking each other on. The Challenge tips off with four games, starting at 1pm EST and Saturday, action tips off at 10 AM EST with Atlanta Public School play . The SIAC v CIAA action tips off at 12 pm, with Virginia Union facing LeMoyne-Owen. SIAC versus CIAA basketball games…

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Fayetteville State takes CIAA South with 28-20 win over Shaw

Courtesy of Fayetteville State Athletics FAYETTEVILLE, NC — Led by an impressive defensive effort that held the Shaw offense to 189 total yards, Fayetteville State took down the Bears 28-20 at home Saturday afternoon to win the CIAA South Division and punch their ticket to the conference championship game. “I thought we came out in the first quarter and jumped on them,” said head Coach Richard Hayes. “We held them to no first downs in the first half and I thought the defense played really well. Offense put 14 points on the…

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Shaw’s Michelle Blaha wins second consecutive conference title, Lady Bears place third in meet

Courtesy of Shaw AthleticsSALEM, Va. (Oct. 27) – Michelle Blahacaptured her second straight conference crown and Thea Schillaci placed second for Shaw University at the 2022 CIAA Women’s 5K Cross Country Championship race on the Green Hill Park course Thursday. Shaw, led by the speedy duo, claimed the third-place trophy in the team standings. The Lady Bears scored 63 points, just one point behind second-place Virginia State. Blaha crossed the finish line in 19:04.4, shaving more than a minute off last year’s time when she took home the 2021 CIAA individual title. Schillaci was…

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Shaw Volleyball sweeps Elizabeth City State

Courtesy of Shaw Athletics 0 ESCU 3  SU Team 1 2 3 F ESCU 14 13 19 (0) SU 25 25 25 (3) The Shaw volleyball team took care of business in straight sets (25-14, 25-13, 25-19) to beat the Elizabeth City State Vikings Thursday at home at CC Spaulding. The victory boosted the Bears’ record to 18-7 overall and 13-1 in CIAA action. Mallory Brown finished with 10 kills on the day to lead the Bears offense while finishing with a hitting percentage of .259.Noelani Beard also pitched in with six…

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Andre Brandon’s record day powers Shaw past Livingstone

Courtesy of Anthony Jeffries Final  1 2 3 4 T LIVINGSTONE 0 0 14 0 14 SHAW 14 7 0 7 28 DURHAM, N.C. (Oct. 22) – Andre Brandon, Jr.(Jr./Baltimore. MD) picked the right time to have his best game as a football player. The Bears running back rushed for a school-record 306 yards on Homecoming Day to pace Shaw past Livingstone 28-14 at Durham County Stadium on Saturday. As good as he was during his prep days at Dunbar High School and in middle school, he’s never had a day…

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Shaw falls to Winston-Salem State, 17-10

Courtesy of Shaw Athletics Final  1 2 3 4 T SHAW 0 10 0 0 10 WINSTON-SALEM STATE 3 7 7 0 17 I have to Winston-Salem, NC – In a game neither offense shined bright, it was a special teams play that proved to be the difference at the Shaw Bears saw their losing skid extend falling to the Winston-Salem State Rams 17-10 Saturday afternoon inside Bowman Gray Stadium. After both teams exchanged punts after driving inside the opponent’s 20-yard line, the Rams cashed in on a Torrin Campbellinterception that was…

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Making A Difference: SAU and Shaw teams up with Academy Sports to donate gift cards

Saint Augustine’s University, Shaw University and Academy Sports + Outdoors donated $5,000 in gift cards to two local youth programs earlier this month. The Wake County Boys & Girls Club and the Capital City Steelers Junior/Peewee Football Team each received a $2,500 gift card to Academy Sports + Outdoors in Apex, N.C. The gift cards enabled the youth programs to buy new equipment, gear, apparel, footwear and other school items. The gift card presentation was held during the Raleigh Classic football game between crosstown schools Saint Augustine’s University and Shaw…

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From the CIAA : 2021 CIAA Football Standings2021 CIAA Football Composite Schedule2021 Statistics   CHARLOTTE – The 2021 football season continues with week five action as the cream of the CIAA crop begins to rise to the top. The final week of cross-divisional takes center stage before divisional play kicks off next week. Several teams across the CIAA look to make a statement as they set their sights on making a run to the conference title game and possibly the Division II playoffs.  Let’s examine how each team fared in this second week of…

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CIAA Student-Athlete Spotlight: Shaw’s Anita Ladson

from the CIAA: Up next, the CIAA Student-Athlete Spotlight, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, features Aniya Ladson of Shaw University. Ladson is a senior women’s cross country and track & field student-athlete from Baltimore, MD. She majors in sociology with a concentration in criminal justice and maintains a 3.0 grade point average. Athletic Accomplishments: Cross Country – Recorded a personal best in the women’s 5k of 24:44.0 at the VSU Opener Cross Country – Apart of the Lady Bears team that finished 4th at the 2019 CIAA Championships Something unique…

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CIAA Athlete Student Spotlight: Shaw’s Jaleel Scroggins

From the CIAA: This week, we kick off the CIAA Student-Athlete Spotlight by featuring Jaleel Scroggins of Shaw University. Scroggins is a senior football student-athlete from Raleigh, NC. He is a business administration major with a concentration in accounting and maintains a 3.35 grade point average. Athletic Accomplishments: Football – 2017 CIAA All-Rookie Team SelectionFootball – 2017 All-CIAA First Team SelectionFootball – 2018 All-CIAA Honorable MentionFootball – 2019 All-CIAA First Team Selection Something unique most people wouldn’t know about you:  “I’m ambidextrous!” Your goals or plans after finishing school: “I…

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