SWAC Announces 2019 All-Conference Baseball Teams and Awards

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. –  The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced its 2019 All-Conference Baseball teams and award winners, with individuals from Alabama State, Southern and Jackson State receiving individual honors. The teams and award winners were decided in a vote by the league’s coaches and sports information directors, with the honors handed out during a reception. Alabama […]

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SWAC Announces Bracket For 2019 Baseball Tournament

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced the 2019 SWAC Baseball Tournament field, with Southern and Alabama State heading into the postseason with respective number one seeds. The Jaguars (18-6 SWAC) completed one of the best year-to-year turnarounds in recent league history, going from last place in the Western Division in 2018 to division champion […]

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Southern outlasts Jackson State to win SWAC Women’s Championship

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southern University Jaguars outlasted Jackson State 45-41 to win the 2019 Toyota SWAC Women’s Basketball Tournament Championship. This is the first championship for Southern since 2019, and coach Carlos Funchess is the first coach since Cynthia Cooper-Dyke to guide a SWAC team to the tournament title in his or her first year […]

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Prairie View A&M prevails over Texas Southern in thrilling SWAC Men’s Final

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Overcoming a 13-point deficit early on, Prairie View A&M (22-12) topped Texas Southern (21-13) in a thrilling 92-86 contest to win the 2019 Toyota SWAC Basketball Tournament. The win takes Coach Byron Smith and the Panthers to March Madness for the first time since 1998. With Tyrik Armstrong having the hot hand early, […]

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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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