Local Colleges

Lady Hornets Keep Winning Streak Alive

The Alabama State University Lady Hornets kept their winning streak alive Monday night as they hit the road and defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 68-53 in conference play. The Lady Hornets currently have a conference best nine game winning streak. Britney Wright led the way with 21 points and 11 rebounds. The Lady Hornets look to extend their winning streak as they…

Arkansas-Pine Bluff claws back; beats Alabama St 75-70 in OT

Trent Whiting scored 18 points and Arkansas-Pine Bluff clawed back in the second half to beat Alabama State 75-70 in overtime on Monday night. The Golden Lions (6-19, 4-7 SWAC) trailed 37-27 at halftime and by as many as 18 at one point. But Arkansas Pine-Bluff rallied, outscoring the Hornets by 10 in the second half (39-29) to force an…

Tiger baseballers sweep SIAC Player of the Week Honors

After splitting a pair of games with Morehouse College to open the season, the Tuskegee University baseball team swept the Player of the Week honors named by the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference office Tuesday morning. Elgin Woodside was named the SIAC Player of the Week as he went 6-for-8 in his first collegiate appearance on Friday against Morehouse College in a…

AUM Reschedules Tuesday’s Diamond Time with Gwinnett

The Auburn Montgomery baseball team has rescheduled its non-conference contest against Georgia Gwinnett, originally scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 9. The contest will now be played on Sunday, May 1 at 2 p.m. The Warhawks opened the season this past weekend by taking two-of-three games against No. 14 Tennessee Wesleyan. Due to the schedule adjustment, AUM will now return to action…

Cherry’s career high 26 pts. pace Tuskegee over Clark-Atlanta 84-72

Austin Cherry’s career night helped lead the Tuskegee University men’s basketball team to an 84-72 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory over Clark Atlanta University Monday night at Chappie James Arena. Cherry poured in a career-high 26 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the floor and 8-of-10 shooting from the free throw line, helping to end a four-game Golden Tiger losing streak….

Tigerettes go big over Clark Atlanta 74-52

Aryana Jackson paced three players in double figures leading the Tuskegee University women’s basketball team to their second consecutive victory in conference play, 74-52 over Clark Atlanta Monday night. Jackson finished the night with a game-high 23 points and recorded four steals for Tuskegee (5-16, 4-9 SIAC), while Rachel Brownlee added 14 points and three assists. The double-digit game for…

Carter Secures Third SSAC Player of the Week Honor

Auburn Montgomery senior guard Jatoria Carter has been selected the Southern States Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the third time this season, the league office announced Monday. Carter joins senior teammate Reggotta Craig as three-time winners of the award. The two have combined for six of the 10 awards issued and are the only repeat winners in…

Tigerettes defeat Stillman 51-46

The Tuskegee University women’s basketball team led wire to wire, defeating Stillman College 51-46 in Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play at Birthright Alumni Hall Saturday afternoon. Rachel Brownlee continued her streak of consecutive games in double figures for Tuskegee (4-16, 3-9 SIAC), extending her streak to 17 consecutive games. She finished the game with 17 points on 4-of-13 shooting from…

Middle Georgia upsets Faulkner Lady Eagles 49-46

Having won seven of its last eight outings, Reed Sutton’s Faulkner basketball team had steadily crept up the Southern States Athletic Conference standings, and with 10th-place Middle Georgia State visiting Tine Davis Gymnasium here Saturday afternoon it appeared the Lady Eagles’ ascent would continue. And that’s why games aren’t played on paper. The Knights, despite shooting just 22 percent from…

Warhawks down defending NAIA hoops champs Dalton State 81-70

Junior Romoane Eager led the Auburn Montgomery men’s basketball team to an 81-70 victory over defending National Champion Dalton State on homecoming Saturday afternoon with his first double-double of the season. NOTES • With the win, the Warhawks improve to 13-10 (7-6) on the year. • The Roadrunners falls to 14-10 (6-7) on the season. • The win improves AUM…