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Faulkner included in Mid-South, Sun Conference merger

LEXINGTON, Ky. (mid-southconference.org)  — The Mid-South Conference and The Sun Conference are merging to form the largest football conference in college sports. Conference officials announced Thursday that beginning with the 2017 season, the Mid-South Conference will include 20 teams which will compete in three divisions. The new, expanded football conference will allow three teams to earn an automatic bid to…

Golden Tigers resume baseball after rainouts

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (goldentigersports.com) —  A day after having two games postponed due to the weather impacting the southeastern United States, the Tuskegee University baseball team will return to action on Wednesday afternoon after the system has moved through the area. The Golden Tigers will look to end their six-game losing streak on the road at Columbus State University (9-2), who…

Hornets upset Alcorn State 73-60

Jamel Waters scored 22 points with five rebounds, five assists and four steals to help Alabama State upset Alcorn State 73-60 on Monday night. Corvon Butler had 12 points on a perfect night – he went 5 of 5 from the field and made both free-throw attempts. Terrance LeFlore added 11 points with five assists for the Hornets (11-15, 6-8…

AUM’s Carter nabs SSAC baseball’s Pitcher of the Week

After picking up a pair of saves against two top-10 ranked opponents, Auburn Montgomery junior closer Jed Carter was selected the first Southern States Athletic Conference’s Baseball Pitcher of the Week for the 2016 season Monday.   In his only appearances of the week, Carter needed just 26 pitches to preserve victories for the Warhawks against No. 3 Faulkner and…

AUM’s Craig picks up 4th SSAC POTW

After averaging a double-double in a pair of conference road victories, Auburn Montgomery senior forward Reggotta Craig was selected the Southern States Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the fourth time this season, the league office announced Monday. With the honor for Craig, the Warhawks have now earned 7-of-12 conference player of the week honors. Fellow senior…

AUM’s Hale, Powell tabbed SSAC’s softball pitcher, player of the week

The Auburn Montgomery senior combo of Kayla Hale and Taylor Powell have been selected the Southern States Athletic Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week and Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday. The pair have helped the top ranked Warhawks to an 8-1 record overall, including a 4-0 showing this past weekend in the AUM/Faulkner Invitational. Powell, a…

A lot on the line in regular season finale for Tuskegee

The basketball regular season wraps up around the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference this week, and the Tuskegee University programs will wrap up with their finale on Monday against Miles College at Bill Harris Arena in Birmingham.

TUSKEGEE, Ala. | The basketball regular season wraps up around the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference this week, and the Tuskegee University programs will wrap up with their finale on Monday against Miles College at Bill Harris Arena in Birmingham.   The Tuskegee (5-19, 4-11 SIAC) women find themselves battling for seeding as they find themselves seventh with just one conference…

Faulkner softball blanks Montreat, rolls Reinhardt

Freshman pitcher Caitlin Perry delivered a brilliant two-hit, 10-strikeout performance to anchor Faulkner’s 8-0, five-inning route of Montreat (N.C.) before the the Lady Eagles went on to roll Reinhardt (Ga.) 5-1 on the opening day of the Faulkner/AUM softball Invitational here at Wynn Field. Perry (1-1) put away 10-of-17 batters and walked none in the lopsided Game 1 win. Her…

AUM baseball snaps Faulkner’s 7 game win streak

Faulkner blasted Talladega 9-3 here early Friday afternoon to run its winning streak to seven games before Auburn Montgomery ended the string with a 6-3 victory over the Eagles at the Warhawk Baseball Complex. With the split, the third-ranked Eagles finished the day with a 9-2 overall record. Talladega, which also fell to AUM, dropped to 9-4. The 13th-ranked Warhawks…

Lady Warhawks get win #20 @ Middle Georgia, 63-59

The Auburn Montgomery women’s basketball team picked up its 20th victory of the season Thursday with a 63-59 Southern States Athletic Conference road win at Middle Georgia. NOTES • The Warhawks improved to 20-7 on the season and 11-4 in SSAC play. AUM now has a 1.5 game lead over Martin Methodist for the No. 3 spot in the league…