HBCU Coaching Legends Casem, Cooley honored by NCFAA

ATLANTA — Former Alcorn State University football coach Marino Casem and former Mississippi Valley State University coach Archie “Gunslinger” Cooley were honored by the National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA) on behalf of HBCU institutions for their impact on college football.Football Awards from the Chick-Fil-A College Football Hall of Fame. It highlights coaches, athletes, and writers as […]

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BASN Newsroom and The Batchelor Pad Radio Network Announces Their 2018 HBCU Football Players of The Year

During the entire HBCU football campaign, BASN Newsroom and the Batchelor Pad Radio Network have collaborated on choosing who we thought were the peak performers of the week this year. As we enter the final few games of the year, BASN and the Pad are now collaborating to choose our peak performers of the year. […]

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HISTORY OF BLACK DISABLED IN SPORTS

By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter  “The disabled moment” is a flashpoint in time, when disabled African-Americans become self-aware of their oppression and wake up to what they must do to overcome that oppression. That moment occurred for Willie O’Ree, Wilma Rudolph, and Shaquem Griffin. It also happened for Curtis John Pride and a historical […]

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HBCU Football Spotlight: Jags, Braves battle for SWAC title and a trip to Atlanta

By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus All season long, the Braves of Alcorn State have proved to be true road warriors as they’ve spoiled Homecoming for three teams including their SWAC Championship game opponent on Saturday — the Southern Jaguars. Following a 56-20 win at Mississippi Valley State in late September, Fred McNair’s crew […]

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SWAC Announces 2018 Football Honors

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. –  The Southwestern Athletic Conference has released its 2018 All-Conference Teams with 12 players from the SWAC East Division champions Alcorn State being tabbed for the most individual honors. The teams were announced two days prior to the 2018 Toyota SWAC Football Championship at Jack Spinks-Marino Casem Stadium on the campus of Alcorn State […]

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