Grambling falls to Bethune, 36-19

GSU 19 BCU 36 Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F GSU 10 9 0 0 19 BCU 14 3 3 16 36 Courtesy of Brian Howard, Grambling State Athletics The Grambling State University football team could not rally in the final quarter as Bethune-Cookman extended its winning streak over the Tigers with a 36-19 victory to open Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) play on Saturday afternoon at Daytona Stadium. Grambling State, which has dropped four straight straight to Bethune-Cookman, trailed 20-19 to open the final quarter, but turnovers and penalties plagued…

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Grambling announces 2022-23 women’s basketball schedule

Courtesy of Grambling State Athletic Communications: GRAMBLING, La. | Grambling State University head women’s basketball coach Freddie Murrayannounced the 2022-23 women’s basketball schedule, which features four Power 5 opponents and a trip to Hawaii. “We’re looking forward to a challenging non-conference schedule we have put together for the 2022-2023 season,” Murray said. “As always, we like for our non-conference schedule to be challenging in order to prepare us for league play.” Last season, the Lady Tigers finished 14-17 overall and 10-8 in Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) play. GSU made it the SWAC…

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September 19 SWAC Football Weekly Honourees

Courtesy of the Southwestern Athletic Conference:: The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Jackson State’s Shedeur Sanders, Aubrey Miller Jr. and Sy’veon Wilkerson along with Texas Southern’s Richard Garcia III its SWAC Football Players of the Week for their outstanding performances during games played this past week of competition. Offensive- Shedeur Sanders| Quarterback | Jackson State University Sanders accounted for a career-high six touchdowns (four passing/two rushing) during Jackson State’s 66-24 win over Grambling State. He completed 22-of-34 passes for 357 yards. Sanders threw touchdown passes of 7, 26, 86, and 23 yards to go along…

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September 17, 2022 SWAC football recaps

Jackson State 66 Grambling 24 Box Score Recap Austin Peay 28 Alabama A&M 3 Box Score Recap Texas Southern 24 Southern 0 Box Score Recap Oklahoma State 63 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 7 Box Score Recap Delta State 28 Mississippi Valley State 17 Box Score Recap Incarnate Word 31 Prairie View A&M 14 Box Score Recap Alcorn State 30 McNeese State 19 Box Score Recap

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Coach Prime not happy with HBCU payouts in “money games”

For many years, lower tiered collegiate teams have served themselves up on a silver platter to schools in higher divisions for monetary gains. Referred to, usually in a derisive manner, as “cupcakes”(from the Power 5 perspective) , these “cut the check” games go a long way to help alleviating the financial shortfall that plagues the athletic programs of these smaller institutions. Fans, as well as many coaches and athletic administrators of these schools have had to come to terms with the fact that taking these beatings is a necessity for…

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SWAC Footballers of the Week: Sept 12

Courtesy of the Southwestern Athletic Conference: The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Grambling State’s Quaterius Hawkins along with Jackson State’s Nyles Gaddy, Alejandro Mata, and Sy’veon Wilkerson its SWAC Football Players of the Week for their outstanding performances during games played this past week of competition. Offensive- Hawkins put on a showcase in the second quarter of Grambling State’s game versus Northwestern State on Saturday.  He contributed touchdown passes of 83 yards, 20 yards and 71 yards as he threw for 292 yards in the first half. His efforts helped GSU build a 41-7…

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North Texas downs Texas Southern, 59-27

Courtesy of Texas Southern Athletics: 27 Texas Southern 0-2 , 0-1 59  North Texas 2-1 , 1-0 Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F TSU 3 14 7 3 27 UNT 10 35 7 7 59 Big plays by North Texas was the difference in the game as the Mean Green claimed a 59-27 win over TSU Saturday night at Apogee Stadium. After the first TSU drive stalled due to untimely penalty in the first quarter, North Texas scored the game’s first points via a 43-yard field goal after a nine-play, 38-yard drive…

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Jackson State takes 33rd SHC, 16-3 over Tennessee State

16  JSU 3 TSU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F JSU 0 6 3 7 16 TSU 3 0 0 0 3 The 33rd iteration of the Southern Heritage Classic could very well be the last time we see the game as we know it. If it turns out to be the case, the 51,351 fans in attendance were treated to a hard fought contest in which Jackson State prevailed over Tennessee State, 16-3. TSU got off to a good start, taking the openly kickoff and drove 58 yards in…

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FAMU defeats Albany State 23-13

13 ASU 23  FAMU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F ASU 7 0 0 6 13 FAMU 0 17 6 0 23 Florida A&M finally got off the schnide this season, getting a hard-fought win against SIAC champion Albany State ,23-13. Albany State got right to work on their first drive and proceeded to march 81-yards in 12 plays over 5:53, getting into the endzone via a 7-yard run from Marcuis Fulks to take a 7-0 lead. On their next offensive possession, the Rattlers were putting together a drive that…

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September 10, 2022 SWAC Football scores and recaps

Here are the results from the 10 September 2022 day of Southwestern Athletic Conference football: Courtesy of the Southwestern Athlefic Conference: SWAC Football Scores and Recaps Team Standings Saturday, September 10 Austin Peay 41,  Mississippi Valley State 0 – Box Score I Recap South Carolina State 33, Bethune-Cookman 9 – Box Score I Recap UCLA 45, Alabama State 7 – Box Score I Recap Florida A&M 23, Albany State 13 – Box Score I Recap Troy 38, Alabama A&M 17 – Box Score I Recap Tulane 52, Alcorn State 0 – Box Score I Recap Jackson State 16, Tennessee State 3 – Box…

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