GRAMBLING, La. — Grambling State University, along with the department of athletics, will hold a special ceremony at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 12 to honor former GSU quarterback Doug Williams. Grambling State will hold a street naming ceremony in honor of Williams and will take place on the corner of Facilities and Stadium Drive in […]Read more "Grambling State to honor Doug Williams"
By Mike Coker, Black College Nines In its inaugural year, the Historically Black College and University World Series is a matchup featuring Southern University and North Carolina A&T University, as they meet on the baseball diamond in an interconference matchup that will crown an HBCU baseball champion. The HBCU World Series will take place on […]Read more "Inaugural HBCU Baseball World Series: Southern vs. North Carolina A&T"
ATLANTA – The North Carolina A&T Aggies captured its third Celebration Bowl title in four years with a 24-22 win over Alcorn State on Saturday afternoon at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The Aggies led the entire game, but it was Malik Wilson’s 79-yard game winning return with 38 seconds left in the third quarter that […]Read more "Dynasty: North Carolina A&T Wins Third Celebration Bowl In Four Years"
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 […]Read more "HBCU Coaching Legends Casem, Cooley honored by NCFAA"
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. […]Read more "BASN Newsroom and The Batchelor Pad Radio Network Announces Their 2018 HBCU Football Players of The Year"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus There seem to be three certain things that hold true every Thanksgiving — turkey, Friday indigestion, and Grambling State and Southern University fighting for supremacy within the SWAC. While many can bear witness to the first two — not necessarily in that order — the latter has been […]Read more "HBCU Football Spotlight: Week 13"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus While the SWAC’s Western Division title will again come down to next weekend’s Bayou Classic in New Orleans between Grambling State and Southern, the Eastern Division will be decided Saturday (3 pm ET) in the state of Mississippi. No one’s surprise, the four-time defending division champs from Alcorn […]Read more "HBCU Football Spotlight: Week 12"