Local Colleges

Tigerettes limp into SIAC tourney against Miles

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (goldentigersports.com)—  Will the third time be the charm for the Tuskegee University women’s basketball team? They will get their answer when they take on Miles College in the opening round of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament. The game will tip off at 7 pm at Bill Harris Arena, at the Birmingham Crossplex. Tuskegee (5-20), the seventh seed from the…

Tuskegee preps for Clark Atlanta in SIAC tourney opener

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (goldentigersports.com) —- The last game of the first session pits the fourth seed from the East Division against the fifth seed from the West Division at 9:15 pm on Monday night, and the game will be a rematch of a game that took place at Chappie James Arena in early February between Clark Atlanta and Tuskegee. Tuskegee (13-12) looks…

Golden Tigers split SIAC crossover in Memphis Friday

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (goldentigersports.com) — The Tuskegee University men’s tennis team split their two early matches on Friday at the SIAC Crossover. In the day’s opening match, Tuskegee ran away from LeMoyne-Owen, 7-0, using two wins at doubles to get the match started. The day started with wins by Oshane Trail and Michael Graham at number one doubles, 8-4; before the number…

Tuskegee Lady Netters sweep SIAC crossover in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (goldentigersports.com) —  The Tuskegee University women’s tennis team swept through day two of the SIAC Crossover with victories over LeMoyne-Owen and Spring Hill. Tuskegee started the day with a 9-0 victory over Tuskegee, clinching the match by winning the two doubles points when the team of Reicia North and Monica Thomas claimed an 8-0 victory over Keyaira Shumpert and…

Faulkner holds off Campbellsville 4-2 to end three-game slide

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (faulknereagles.com) – Faulkner snapped its three-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over 19th-ranked Campbellsville here Friday afternoon in the first of a three-game series at Harrison Field. The first inning got off to a rough start for the third-ranked Eagles (10-4) when Campbellsville (6-2) took a 1-0 lead off of three walks and a hit. The Eagles came right back to tie the…

Hill, Drake spark second-half rally as Eagles beat Mariners 72-65

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (faulknereagles.com) – Di’mar Hill and Nick Drake combined for 27 second-half points as Faulkner flipped a seven-point deficit in the final 20 minutes to earn a 72-65 victory here Thursday night over Coastal Georgia in the second-to-last regular season game for both teams. The Southern States Athletic Conference see-saw affair was filled with runs from both teams before…

Leary basket saves Lady Eagles in fight-marred battle with Mariners

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (faulknereagles.com)- China Leary’s 18-footer from the baseline with 9.6 seconds left proved to be the winning basket for Faulkner in its 45-44 victory over Coastal Georgia here Thursday night. Unfortunately, those in attendance will most remember what happened after the tie-breaking shot in this Southern States Athletic Conference slugfest at Tine Davis Gymnasium. As the teams retreated down…

Carter Joins AUM 1,000 Point Club in Women’s Hoops Defeat

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (aumathletics.com)—- Senior Jatoria Carter became the 15th member of the Auburn Montgomery 1,000 Point Club with a game-high 31 points, but the Warhawks fell to Brewton-Parker 79-76 in overtime Thursday at the AUM Gymnasium. NOTES • With the loss, the Warhawks had their five-game winning streak snapped and fell to 21-8 on the year. AUM also slipped to…

Columbus State tames Golden Tigers 14-3

COLUMBUS, Ga. (goldentigersports.com) —  The Tuskegee University baseball team returned to the diamond for the first time since this weekend, falling to Columbus State University 14-3 in non-conference action at Burger King Stadium Wednesday afternoon. Matthew Reed hit a three-run home run for Tuskegee (2-9) in the sixth inning Wednesday, breaking a streak of 30 innings that the Golden Tigers were…

Tuskegee drops a pair at SIAC Tennis Crossover

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (goldentigersports.com) The Tuskegee University tennis programs dropped a pair of matches to Benedict College at the SIAC Crossover Thursday morning. On the men’s side, the Golden Tigers dropped their fifth match of the season as they fell to Benedict 9-0; while on the women’s side, Tuskegee dropped a heartbreaking 5-3 match to Benedict. On the men’s side, Benedict held…