Local Colleges

Faulkner falls at Dalton State 77-60

Dalton State sprinted to a 19-point first-half lead then fought off numerous Faulkner rallies, eventually racing away for a 77-60 victory here Thursday night in a Southern States Athletic Conference battle at the Washburn Arena. After the Eagles trimmed the big early deficit to five at the half and then got as close as three early in the second half,…

Warhawks beat Middle Georgia 75-59

Senior Bobby Thompson led the Auburn Montgomery men’s basketball team to a 75-59 victory over No. 24 Middle Georgia State University with his game-high 19 points. NOTES • With the win, the Warhawks improve to 14-11 (8-7) on the year. • The Knights fall to 14-7 (11-5) on the season. • The win improves AUM to 3-1 all-time against Middle…

First win for Tuskegee softball elusive, drop 2 @ UWG

The Tuskegee University softball team dropped a pair of non-conference games to the University of West Georgia Wednesday afternoon. Tuskegee (0-11) had their chances in both games, playing without three of their regular starters as they fell in game one 7-4 and 3-2 in game two. In game one, the Lady Golden Tigers out-hit West Georgia with their second-highest total…

#3 Faulkner whacks Reinhardt 16-1

Deivy Palmeiro had four hits and knocked in four runs as third-ranked Faulkner blasted Reinhardt 16-1 here Tuesday evening at Harrison Field. Darrius Jennings and Alexis Cruz each added four hits for the Eagles (8-1), who pounded out 19 hits off of six Reinhardt pitchers. The Eagles got things going in the bottom of the first, scoring six times on…

Tuskegee’s Ratliff Picks Up Ninth All-American Nod

The ninth NCAA Division II All-American team was announced this week by Don Hansen, and Tuskegee senior linebacker Jewell Ratliff appeared for the ninth time on a list this postseason. Ratliff earned his ninth All-American honor by being named to the team as a linebacker. Ratliff, a New Orleans native led the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) in total tackles…

Men’s Basketball Falls Late at Home to Faulkner

MONTGOMERY, Ala. —— The Auburn Montgomery men’s basketball team fell in the final seconds to Faulkner University, 79-76, Saturday afternoon. NOTES • With the loss, the Warhawks drop to 13-11 (7-7) on the year. • The Eagles improved to 14-12 (8-6) on the season. • The loss drops AUM to 44-33 all-time against Faulkner. STANDOUT PERFORMERS • Junior Julius McCoy…

AUM trio sinks Faulkner 88-68 in crosstown SSAC battle

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Faulkner head women’s basketball coach Reed Sutton knew that if his Lady Eagles were going to scratch out a road win at Auburn Montgomery, they would have to stop one of the three Warhawk offensive weapons, just as they did two weeks ago in a 59-45 Faulkner victory. Saturday afternoon in front of a boisterous crowd at…

Faulkner bats erupt in wins over Lindenwood, No. 6 Davenport

Third-ranked Faulkner erupted for 22 hits and 19 runs here Friday, flexing its muscles in wins over Lindenwood (Ill.) and Davenport (Mich.) at Harrison Field. Patrick McCarthy’s Eagles blasted Lindenwood 11-2 and then took care of Davenport 8-3, improving to 5-1on the season. Four of the five Faulkner victories have come against nationally-ranked opponents. In between the two Faulkner games,…

AUM splits doubleheader with Keiser

Behind a four-run outburst in extra innings of game two, the No. 13 Auburn Montgomery baseball team split a twin bill at No. 15 Keiser University Friday evening at Silvester Field.  Playing a pair of scheduled seven-inning games, the Warhawks fell in game one 9-5, before taking the nightcap 5-1 in nine innings. NOTES • The Warhawks now stand at…

Tuskegee, Florida A & M headline Mobile’s 5th Quarter Classic

The Mobile Sports Authority (MSA) and Promoter, Robert Buck, are proud to announce that after a 20-year break, Mobile will be the host for the revival of a college football rivalry which dates back over 100 years.  It was announced today, Mobile will be the host of the first annual 5th Quarter Classic Powered by the Mobile Sports Authority. This…