The inaugural series will feature eight HBCU baseball teams, made up of four from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II and four from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). School baseball programs from these two athletic governing associations constitute the “small school” division.
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By Michael Coker At the conclusion of last season, when the pandemic shut down all of college baseball prematurely, Alabama State University received the final No. 1 ranking. The Hornets open the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) 2021 Large School Pre-Season Baseball Poll ranked number one this season ahead of No. 2 Jackson State University and […]
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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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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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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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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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By Bo Carter, National Football Foundation BATON ROUGE, La. – Those honors just keep rolling in for former Southern University head baseball coach and Southwestern Athletic Conference trendsetter Roger Cador. The personable retiree who served as Southern’s head coach for 33 seasons and rolled up a 913-597-1 mark (.604 winning percentage) with 14 SWAC team titles and […]
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NATCHITOCHES, La. – Southern University Roger Cador has been named to the 2019 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Class. Cador is the 19th member from Southern University and the first since the induction of Otis Washington and Avery Johnson in 2015. Cador will be joined by Peyton Manning, LSU Les Miles, Danielle Scott-Arruda, Charles Smith, […]
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By Michael Coker, Black College Nines Fifty-six Historically Black College and University (HBCU) baseball players have been named to the 2018 Black College Nines’ Elite Teams along with selections for Player, Pitcher, Freshman, and Coach of the Year honors. This year we have added a sportsmanship award to the player who exhibits class on and […]
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NORFOLK, Va. — Bethune-Cookman junior Danny Rodriguez was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Baseball Preseason Player of the Year and teammate Anthony Maldonado was named Preseason Pitcher of the Year, the conference announced Monday. All awards were voted on by the conference’s head coaches and sports information directors. Rodriguez was the Most Outstanding Player of the 2017 MEAC Baseball Championships […]
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