MEAC Announces 2019 Baseball All-Conference Teams and Honors

NORFOLK, Va. — North Carolina Central infielder Corey Joyce was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Baseball Player of the Year, the conference announced. Delaware State junior Garrett Lawson earned Pitcher of the Year honors, while Ryan Miller of North Carolina Central was named Rookie of the Year. Norfolk State head coach Keith Shumate received Coach of the Year accolades. All awards were voted […]

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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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Inaugural HBCU Baseball World Series: Southern vs. North Carolina A&T

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 […]

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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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Bethune-Cookman Wins Second Ever MEAC Women’s Basketball Championship

NORFOLK, Va.—Angel Golden dropped 18 points and Chasimmie Brown grabbed 16 rebounds as No. 3 Bethune-Cookman used a strong second half to overtake Norfolk State 57-45 to claim the 2019 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) women’s basketball championship Saturday at the Scope Arena. The Wildcats (21-10) won their second ever MEAC tournament title and claim the […]

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