The City of Montgomery has announced that due to the spike in COVID-19 cases, all events and festivities at city facilities for the HBCU Classic Weekend will be canceled. This will not affect the football games.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Former Alabama State soccer student-athlete McKenna Lupori was selected as a 2021 NCAA Woman of the Year announced by the organization. Lupori, who was the school nominee for Alabama State, was also chosen by the NCAA as each conference is allowed two nominees if at least one of the nominees is a woman of color or an international student-athlete.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Tickets for the 80th annual McDonald’s Magic City Classic presented by Coca-Cola go on sale Monday morning to the general public. Sales begin at 10 am on Monday.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | Alabama State was picked to repeat as the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) champion in the preseason poll on a vote of the league’s head coaches and sports information directors, released by the conference Thursday morning. For more ASU Hornet’s news visit AlabamaNews.Net!
MONTGOMERY, Ala. | After opting out of competition prior to the spring 2021 season, Alabama State volleyball returns to the court this fall, looking to return to the top of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) standings.Alabama State has won six of the last eight championships, including four consecutive before missing last season. For more ASU Hornets news, visit AlabamaNews.Net!
FUQUAY-VARINA, N.C. | Alabama State led the way with six selections to the BOXTOROW preseason HBCU college football All-American team, leading a contingent of 30 players selected prior to the start of the 2021 season. For more ASU Hornets news, visit AlabamaNews.Net!
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) announced its 2020-21 Commissioner’s Honor Roll members Thursday morning.The SWAC Commissioner’s Honor Roll is composed of student-athletes with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. For more ASU Athletics News, visit AlabamaNews.Net!
MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama State was one of 580 high school, junior college and college programs recognized by the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) for their work in the classroom. The Hornets, the only member from the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) on the list, were among the schools to receive the 2020-21 ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award announced by the organization to close out the month of July. For more ASU News, visit AlabamaNews.Net!
MONTGOMERY, Ala. | The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the All-Academic Teams and individuals for the 2021 season Thursday and Alabama State was among the teams recognized for their work in the classroom. Alabama State had both teams recognized by the organization with the men earning the award with an overall grade point average of 3.068 and the women with a 3.127 grade point average. For more ASU Hornets news, visit AlabamaNews.Net!
After a nationwide search, Alabama State University has announced a new athletic director, just in time for the start of football season. For more ASU Hornets news, visit AlabamaNews.Net!