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Spring Game is Last for UAB at Birmingham's Legion Field

The University of Alabama at Birmingham has played its last game at Birmingham’s legendary Legion Field, leaving the stadium known as the “Football Capital of the South” with few tenants. That history was on a lot of minds at the…

ASU Football: Game Preview: Alabama State set for final home game of unprecedented spring football season Saturday afternoon

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama State will take the field one last time at ASU Stadium in the 2021 unprecedented spring football season this Saturday against Mississippi Valley State.Kick is set for 2 pm and can be seen on The CW Montgomery locally and regionally and also on the Hornet Sports Network, and the game can also be heard on the Hornet Sports Network and its affiliates. For more ASU Hornet news Visit AlabamaNews.Net !

ASU Baseball: Hornets fall in opening game of series to Alabama A&M

Alabama State dropped their second consecutive road game of the week and had their six-game Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) winning streak snapped Thursday night at Toyota Field, falling to Alabama A&M 10-8. For more Alabama State athletics news, visit AlabamaNews.Net!

Faulkner Crowned SSAC Champions with 67-64 Win over Stillman

No. 1 seed Faulkner (Ala.) def. No. 2 seed Stillman (Ala.) 67-64 to win the 2021 SSAC Men’s Basketball Championship, presented by Newk’s Eatery. The title is Faulkner’s fifth SSAC Men’s Basketball Tournament Championship all-time and first since 2016. Both…

Tickets to Magic City Classic Are Now on Sale

Tickets to the 79th Magic City Classic are now on sale. This is the SWAC rivalry football game between Alabama State and Alabama A&M. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, football season was moved from last fall to the spring. This…

Alabama State Volleyball will not play 2021 Spring season

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | The Alabama State volleyball team has decided to opt out of the 2021 spring season due to health and safety concerns surrounding COVID-19. Increased numbers around the country played a major factor in the student-athletes choosing to…

ASU to Play Miles College in 2021 Labor Day Classic

Alabama State University added Miles to the 2021 football schedule and will face the Golden Bears in the annual Labor Day Classic. Kick is set for Labor Day weekend, September 4. "We are excited to welcome Miles back to ASU…

Troy Football Game with Coastal Carolina Postponed

Troy’s football game scheduled for tomorrow against No. 15 Coastal Carolina at Veterans Memorial Stadium has been postponed due to a combination of positive COVID-19 tests and injuries to a specific position group within the Troy football program. Troy, Coastal…

Division I Basketball is set to begin on November 25th

The Division I Council approved moving the first contest date in Division I men’s and women’s basketball to Nov. 25 for the 2020-21 season. No exhibition games or closed scrimmages will be allowed before that date. Moving the start date…

SWAC Announces new Divisional Realignment Layout

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced today divisional realignment with the additions of Florida A&M and Bethune-Cookman beginning with the 2021-22 academic year. The SWAC Council of Presidents and Chancellors along with the leagues’ Athletic Directors and Senior Woman…

Players Unite in Push to Save College Season, Create Union

College football players from across the country are uniting. They want to save a season threatened by the pandemic and make sure they won't be left out of the big decisions anymore. After Clemson star Trevor Lawrence sparked a movement…

Sun Belt keeps 8-game league football schedule

The Sun Belt Conference will keep its eight-game league football schedule and allow its members to play up to four non conference games this season. The conference's 10 members had 12 games scheduled against Power Five conference opponents, but with…

Huntingdon College Fall Sports Will Move to Spring 2021

Huntingdon College has announced that its fall sports programs, including football, will move to spring 2021. That decision was made by its conference, the USA South Athletic Conference. In a statement, the USA South Athletic Conference says its presidents have…

SWAC Postpones Fall sports to the Spring

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced the postponement of all scheduled fall contests along with SWAC championships due to continuing concerns related to the COVID-19 global pandemic. The fall sports impacted include men’s and women’s cross country, football, women’s…

SWAC vs MEAC Celebration Bowl is Cancelled

  NORFOLK, Va., July 16, 2020 – The Council of Presidents and Chancellors of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announces that the league will suspend all sports competition, championship and non-championship segments, for the 2020 fall season,…

SWAC Media Days are rescheduled for August

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced that its upcoming SWAC Football Virtual Media Days initially slated for July 22-24 has been rescheduled for August 5-7. The rescheduling of football media days now aligns with recently adopted league policy…

Alabama State adds Tate, the ACCC Player of the Year

  MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama State head men’s basketball coach Mo Williams added another signee to the 2020-21 class with the addition of Alabama Community College Conference State Player of the Year LaTrell Tate Wednesday afternoon.…

Alabama State Athletics release 'Return to Play' Plan

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | The Alabama State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, in conjunction with the release of the University’s Return to Campus Plan, released their Return to Play plan for its student-athletes. Student-athletes will begin reporting to campus July 12 with…

SWAC announces Football Media Days will go on virtually

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | For the first time in history, the Southwestern Athletic Conference will conduct its annual football media event using a virtual format on Wednesday, July 22 through Friday, July 24. 2020 SWAC Football Media Day was initially slated to…

Coach Mo Williams adds E.J. Clark to 2020-21 ASU Roster

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama State head men’s basketball coach Mo Williams announced the addition of Dallas-native E.J. Clark for the 2020-21 season. “We are excited about the addition of E.J. to the Alabama State family,” Williams said. “Not only does he…

ASU Moving Homecoming to October

The Alabama State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced that Homecoming will move away from the Turkey Day Classic in the fall, and will move to Saturday, October 10 when the Hornets take on Southern University. "We are excited to…

Auburn University Fraternity Closed Over Alcohol, Abuse Claims

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - A fraternity at Auburn University in Alabama has been suspended for at least four years over sustained allegations of alcohol and physical abuse. News outlets report the school launched an investigation into the Delta Zeta chapter…

Huntingdon stumbles against Battling Bishops

MONTGOMERY, Ala.  – The Huntingdon football team suffered its first defeat since September with a 23-7 loss to North Carolina Wesleyan on Saturday. The two teams each scored one touchdown in…

Tuskegee men use late push to beat Faulkner

  The last of Faulkner's double digit lead evaporated with 3:22 to play when Deshawn Millington put the Golden Tigers up for the first time in the second half. The teams swapped the lead…

Auburn holds first Tipoff at Toomer's event

AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn University, Auburn Athletics and the City of Auburn are partnering to deliver an unprecedented event with Tipoff at Toomer’s, Oct. 17. The event is a celebration of the historic run to…

Troy tops South Alabama in the Battle for the Belt

TROY, Ala. -- Kaleb Barker connected with receiver Kaylon Geiger for two touchdowns and Troy beat in-state rival South Alabama 37-13 on Wednesday night in the Battle for the Belt. Will Sunderland made it 30-13 with an easy interception, returning it 27 yards early in…

AUM Tennis Programs Earn ITA All-Academic Honors

TEMPE, Ariz. - Both the men's and women's tennis programs for Auburn University at Montgomery were named All-Academic Teams by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, with seven Warhawks earning All-Academic Scholar Athlete honors. The ITA All-Academic Team award is open to any…

Men’s Basketball Tabs Bailey McEwen As Assistant Coach

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Auburn University at Montgomery Director of Athletics Jessie Rosa and Head Coach Michael Cheaney are pleased to announce the addition of Bailey McEwen as assistant coach with the men's basketball program. "It's an honor and I am very grateful to Coach Cheaney and the…

Former ASU Head Football Coach Houston Markham Dies

Alabama State University has announced that former head football coach Houston Markham, Jr. died Wednesday morning with loved ones by his side. Markham, the winningest head coach in Hornets' football history,…

SWAC Media Day Held in Downtown Birmingham

Coaches and players from the SEC aren't the only ones meeting the media in metro Birmingham this week. Today was SWAC Media Day, featuring Alabama State University and other schools in the conference.…

AUM Now Full NCAA Division II Member

  Auburn University at Montgomery has been promoted by the NCAA to full NCAA Division II membership status. AUM is now eligible to compete in NCAA postseason play. The Warhawks will compete in…

Alabama State's Howard Taken in First Round of NFL Draft

MONTGOMERY, Ala.| Alabama State offensive lineman Tytus Howard became the highest draft pick in school history Thursday night when his named was called in the first round by the Houston Texans. The four-time All-American was the 23rd overall selection by the…

Auburn takes care of business in Music City Bowl

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jarrett Stidham threw for 373 yards and five touchdowns in his final college game , and Auburn routed Purdue 63-14 in the Music City Bowl on Friday. Auburn (8-5) rolled in the finale of a season…

ASU Football Tickets Now Available

Alabama State University's single-game 'Home' ticket sales are NOW available for the Hornet's four "home" football games, which will be played during its 2018 season at the ASU Football Stadium on campus. The 2018 football season kicks-off on Sept. 1, with the…

Former Troy Assistant Named Faulkner Head Football Coach

Faulkner has hired Shayne Wasden to take the helm of the football program the university announced Wednesday morning. The former Troy University associate head coach replaces Charlie Boren, who resigned in December after six seasons on staff. Wasden will be formally introduced…

Former Lady Hornets Star Signs Oversees Basketball Contract

Former Alabama State University women’s basketball player Britney Wright has signed a contract to play overseas, signing to play in the Women Adriatic Basketball Association (WABA).   Wright has signed to play with Beroe in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria), and will…

Hill-Eley Leads Hornets to 3rd Straight Win

The Alabama State University football team won their third consecutive contest, spoiling the homecoming festivities for Jackson State University as they walked away with a 13-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) victory.   “There are a lot of things that we…

ASU Women's Soccer Wins 2nd Straight SWAC Title

Junior goalkeeper Gianna Guyot earned tournament MVP honors after her performance Sunday morning in the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) championship match, helping Alabama State to their second consecutive conference title with a shootout victory over Grambling State University.   After…

ASU Announces Changes to the 94th Turkey Day Classic

The Alabama State University University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced a change to the schedule involving the 94th annual Turkey Day Classic at ASU Stadium.   After Cheyney University, the original opponent, pulled out of the game due to financial…

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.…

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