SWAC Announces 2022 Preseason All-SWAC Football Team and Predicted Order of Finish

BIRMINGHAM – The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its 2022 Preseason All-SWAC Football selections and Predicted Order of Finish during SWAC Football Media Day at the Sheraton Hotel in Downtown Birmingham. The Preseason All-SWAC teams, Individual Winners, and Predicted Order of Finish was voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors.  Jackson State’s Shedeur […]

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IT MAY BE TIME

By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Currently, America is watching March Madness (the NCAA Tournament), but there has been a 40-year problem that will not go away. By the end of the second round, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have been on the outside looking in. Some Black schools have to qualify twice, even […]

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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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HBCU Coaching Legends Casem, Cooley honored by NCFAA

ATLANTA — Former Alcorn State University football coach Marino Casem and former Mississippi Valley State University coach Archie “Gunslinger” Cooley were honored by the National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA) on behalf of HBCU institutions for their impact on college football.Football Awards from the Chick-Fil-A College Football Hall of Fame. It highlights coaches, athletes, and writers as […]

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BASN Newsroom and The Batchelor Pad Radio Network Announces Their 2018 HBCU Football Players of The Year

During the entire HBCU football campaign, BASN Newsroom and the Batchelor Pad Radio Network have collaborated on choosing who we thought were the peak performers of the week this year. As we enter the final few games of the year, BASN and the Pad are now collaborating to choose our peak performers of the year. […]

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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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