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 […]Read more "Eddie G. Robinson Stadium completion set for August 25th"
When Roman Banks set out to find a replacement for legendary Southern baseball coach Roger Cador two months ago, he put together a list of criteria for what the program needed. At the top of the athletic director’s list was landing a coach who could revitalize the team and lead it out from under NCAA […]Read more "Kerrick Jackson Introduced As Southern Baseball’s New Head Coach"
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 […]Read more "SWAC basketball championship trophy to carry namesake of Davey Whitney"
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 […]Read more "SWAC FOOTBALL 2017 ALL-CONFERENCE PRESEASON TEAMS RELEASED"
BALDWIN CITY, Kansas – Prairie View A&M University basketball great Zelmo Beaty has been named to the Small College Basketball Hall Of Fame, which was announced today in Baldwin City, Kansas. Beaty is a part of the 12-member SCB Hall Of Fame Class, only the second in the history of the Hall. He will be […]Read more "Beaty Named To Small College Basketball Hall Of Fame"
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 […]Read more "SWAC, SIAC, & NBPA partner to create Top 50 camp"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) has today announced that it will forgo its football championship game following the 2017 Toyota SWAC Football Championship. “With the creation of the Celebration Bowl as a national showcase for HBCU football, the Council of Presidents and Chancellors decided to suspend the championship game format after the […]Read more "SWAC to forgo football title game after 2017"