Eddie G. Robinson Stadium completion set for August 25th

GRAMBLING, La. – Hellas Construction, the company charged with installing the new turf at Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium, has made significant progress on installing the new, state-of-the-art field. Despite continuous weather delays, the Hellas crews have made great strides to reach the anticipated completion date of Aug. 25. So far, the old field has been […]

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SWAC basketball championship trophy to carry namesake of Davey Whitney

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Men’s Basketball Championship trophy will bear the name of an iconic Alcorn State University sports figure. The SWAC Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted to name the Men’s SWAC Championship Basketball Tournament trophy after the legendary Coach Davey L. Whitney. President Alfred Rankins Jr. commended the Council for […]

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SWAC FOOTBALL 2017 ALL-CONFERENCE PRESEASON TEAMS RELEASED

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. –  The Southwestern Athletic Conference released its 2017 SWAC Preseason Teams Friday with 14 players from defending SWAC Champion and Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl winner Grambling State being tabbed for the most individual honors. The teams were announced during SWAC Football Media Day at the newly renovated Birmingham Marriott after ballots were cast […]

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SWAC, SIAC, & NBPA partner to create Top 50 camp

NEW YORK, NY — The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), announced the creation of the Top 50 Basketball Camp, which will take place, July 20-23 at the Atlanta University Center in Atlanta, GA.  The NBPA, in conjunction with the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC), and the Southwestern Athletic Conference […]

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