By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus Webster’s Dictionary defines the word parity as the quality or state of being equal or equivalent. Following another weekend of upsets and last-second finishes, Mr. Webster’s definition can certainly be used as the buzzword for HBCU football so far this season. Whether it’s Southern shutting down Prairie View A&M […]Read more "HBCU Football Spotlight: Week Eight"
Here are the BASN Newsroom/Batchelor Pad Radio Network HBCU Football All-Peak Performers of the week for the games played through October 14th. DIVISION I (FCS) Offense: Howard junior wide receiver Jequez Ezzard, who was also named the CFPA’s FCS National Performer of the Week, made history with his second consecutive three-touchdown contest in the win over Delaware […]Read more "BASN Newsroom/Batchelor Pad Radio Network HBCU Football All-Peak Performers of The Week"
NORFOLK, Va. — The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced the five members of its 2018 Hall of Fame Class. The inductees will be enshrined during an awards brunch on Thursday, March 8, starting with a welcome gathering at 9:30 a.m. at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel in Norfolk, Va. The Hall of Fame class will […]Read more "MEAC Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Class"
SALEM, VA. – Trent Cannon rushed for 186 yards on 16 carries and three touchdowns to help lead the Virginia State University Trojans to its second Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Championship in four years. The Trojans prevailed over the Fayetteville State University Broncos 42-19 at Salem Football Stadium on Saturday evening. This is the 12th CIAA […]Read more "VSU Captures 12th CIAA Football Title in School History"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN — Welcome to the opening phase of championship weekend. Two crowns will be handed out on Saturday in Fort Valley, Georgia, and Salem, Virginia. And for the winners, it could be the start of something big. Tuskegee and Fort Valley State will meet at 2 p.m. […]Read more "HBCU Football Spotlight: Week 11"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN — It’s the first weekend of November football and the preliminary start of the championship stretch. While the MEAC and SWAC still have a few weeks in the regular season, it’s the final week for the SIAC and CIAA as their championship games will be played […]Read more "HBCU Football Spotlight: Week 10"
TORRANCE, Calif. — A record number of votes helped select a dynamic lineup of marching bands from our nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) to perform at the 16th Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB) Invitational Showcase on January 27, 2018. The annual event is the culmination of the HBOB program and provides a national platform to […]Read more "Eight HBCU Bands “March On” to the 16th Annual Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase"
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"
ATLANTA – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced that it will host its annual Football Media Day on Tuesday, July 11 at the College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience in Atlanta. Head football coaches and two student-athletes from each team will be available for interviews and will have the opportunity to share their expectations and views […]Read more "SIAC Football Media Day moving to College Football Hall of Fame"
Courtesy: MEAC Media Relations NORFOLK, Va. — The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has entered into a multi-year agreement with the Collegiate Sports Management Group (CSMG). This new relationship focuses on marketing and sponsorship rights as well as helping to develop more national strategies across all avenues to help generate revenue for the MEAC. “Our partnership with CSMG […]Read more "MEAC Partners with Collegiate Sports Management Group on Multi-Media Rights"