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Hornets Hang On Late for 68-62 Win Over Fort Valley State

The Alabama State University men’s basketball team used key second half free throws and a key defensive stop to come away with a 68-62 victory over Fort Valley State University in an exhibition game at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome Monday night.   “There is still a lot of work to be done,” Alabama State head coach Lewis Jackson said. “But I…

Trojans’ Lone Star weekend plans

SAN MARCOS, Texas (troytrojans.com) – The Troy baseball team hits the road to take on Texas State for a three game series at Bobcat Ballpark in San Marcos, Texas. The first game of the series set to begin on Friday night at 6 p.m. Saturday’s game will start at 3 p.m., while Sunday’s game is slated for a noon start…

Tuskegee downs Clark-Atlanta in SIAC Softball Championship opener

HAMPTON, Ga. (goldentigersports.com)  The Tuskegee University softball team wasted little time in defense of their back-to-back Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) championship, using a pair of homeruns to pull away from Clark Atlanta 9-3 in the opener of the 2016 SIAC Softball Championships. Tuskegee (21-29) scored three runs in the first inning when Kaylin Finch hit a three-run homerun to left…

Top seed Tuskegee looks to defend softball crown

HAMPTON, Ga. (goldentigersports.com) —  The two-time defending Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) champion Tuskegee University softball team returns to the state of Georgia to defend their crown as the top seed from the West Division as the SIAC Softball Championships open up on Thursday afternoon. Tuskegee (20-29, 18-6 SIAC) open play at 2 pm (est) against Clark Atlanta (11-27, 7-15 SIAC)…

Huntingdon athletes relay in behalf of Flint’s water crisis

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (huntingdonhawks.com) – The Huntingdon Student-Athlete Advisory Committee held a relay on Tuesday in effort to donate water for the Flint, Mich. water crisis. The SAAC invited the student-body and athletic teams out to The Green on Huntingdon’s campus for a four-stage relay that involved teams of six competing in a mixture of activities. Members of the women’s basketball…

Montgomery’s Finch named SIAC’s Player of the Year

ATLANTA, GA  (goldentigersports.com) –  Just two days before the start of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SAIC) Softball Championships, the conference office announced the All-Conference team as voted on by the coaches and sports information directors. Freshman Kaylin Finch was named the SIAC Player of the Year, finishing the regular season hitting .389. Finch leads Tuskegee in homeruns (eight) and RBI…