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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.…

ASU's Lewis Named SWAC Offensive Player of the Week for the Third Time

Alabama State University senior forward Ariela Lewis was named the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Offensive Player of the Week for the third time this season, announced by the conference office Tuesday afternoon. After missing the Lady Hornets contest against Jackson State, Lewis…

The SWAC to Drop Its Football Championship Game

The Southwestern Athletic Conference has decided to end its annual football championship game following the 2017 season. The winner of the SWAC's regular-season title will now go directly to the Celebration Bowl and play against the winner of the Mid-Eastern…

ASU Hornets Football Tickets Now On Sale

The 2017 football season begins on Sept. 2, with the Labor-Day Classic: A Marion Nine Invitational. The Labor Day Classic features Alabama State University playing host to Tuskegee University. The game kick-starts six home contests between September and November, including…

ASU Announces Date for Spring Game

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – The Alabama State University will hold its annual Black and Gold Spring Football game inside ASU Stadium on April 29. The game will begin at 1:30 pm inside the stadium and will give fans an inside…

ASU Men's Basketball Bounced from SWAC Tourney

Demontrae Jefferson scored a career-high 28 points, Marvin Jones added 20 more to go with 10 rebounds and Texas Southern rolled to an 87-72 win over Alabama State in Tuesday night's Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinals. Top-seeded Texas Southern, which…

Troy Wins 4th Straight, Defeats App State 76-66

Jordon Varnado scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to help Troy beat Appalachian State 76-66 on Monday night. App State made the first basket of the second half to take a 34-33 lead but Troy scored 14 of the…

Hornets Drop Hard Fought Game in Baton Rouge

Chris Thomas had 19 points, seven rebounds and four assists to help Southern beat Alabama State 79-73 on Monday night. Thomas scored 12 points in the first half and Shawn Prudhomme added 11 as Southern held a 39-31 lead at…

National Signing Day 2017

Recap of National Signing Day 2017 for Alabama, Auburn, Local Colleges, and Local High Schools. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XZLap4ArO4&t=37s

Lady Hornets grasp 3rd SWAC championship in four seasons

JACKSON, Miss. (bamastatesports.com)  – The Alabama State women’s volleyball team returned to the top of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) by rallying back to defeat No. 2 seeded Texas Southern 3-1 (16-25, 25-17, 25-17, 25-14) at the Williams Assembly Center…

Kasidy Thompson signs with AUM for 2018

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (aumathletics.com) ---- Auburn Montgomery head softball coach Eric Newell has announced the signing of shortstop Kasidy Thompson for the 2018 season. Thompson will join the Warhawks from Handley High School in Roanoke, Ala., where she has lettered in…

AUM women fall in North Georgia 94-56

DAHLONEGA, Ga. (aumathletics.com) ---- Four players established new season-high scoring marks, led by a career-best 19 points by freshman Ashton Sutton, but the Auburn Montgomery women’s basketball team fell to North Georgia 94-56 in the opener of the UNG Nighthawk Classic…

Lady Hornets shoot past Mobile 84-45 in home opener

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – The Alabama State women’s basketball team took control from the onset and lead wire-to-wire with a sound 84-45 victory against Mobile in their season home opener on Friday night at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome. The Lady Hornets…

Campbellsville outpaces 22nd-ranked Faulkner 67-60

PULASKI, Tenn. (faulknereagles.com) - Eleventh-ranked Campbellsville (5-2) overcame an early first half deficit and stiff-armed No. 22 Faulkner (2-3) for the final six minutes of play to secure the 67-60 victory here on Day 2 of the Southern States Athletic…

Lady Hornets breeze past Grambling en route to SWAC semifinals

JACKSON, Miss. (bamastatesports.com) – It was smooth sailing for the Alabama State women's volleyball team as the Lady Hornets kept chugging along with yet another straight sets victory against No. 8 seed Grambling State by the scores of 25-12, 25-12,…

Union rally drops Warhawks in home opener, 71-64

MONTGOMERY, Ala.  (aumathletics.com) --- Despite rallying from a 12-point second half deficit to tie the score in the final four minutes, the Auburn Montgomery men’s basketball team could not withstand a 9-2 rally to close the game and fell to Union…

Lady Hornets tumble to Southern Miss 70-43

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (bamastatesports.com) –  The Alabama State women’s basketball team  played close with Southern Mississippi through the first half before a tough third quarter left them with a 70-43 defeat on Thursday night at Reed Green Coliseum. The Lady Hornets…

Tuskegee concludes volleyball with top 4 finish

BIRMINGHAM, Ala (goldentigersports.com) --  The Tuskegee University volleyball team played a grueling 10 sets in two matches on Thursday, splitting their two matches at the SIAC Tournament held at the Birmingham Crossplex and finishing fourth in the tournament. Tuskegee (14-19)…

Hornet Classic awaits this weekend at Brunswick Zone Bowling

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – The Alabama State women's bowling team will return to action as they host the ASU Hornet Classic this weekend, Friday November, 18 through Sunday November 20 at the Brunswick Zone Bowling Lanes. Day one will begin with the 6x5 Baker…

Lady Hornets sweep SWAC regular season

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – The Alabama State women's volleyball team completed the perfect conference regular season by sweeping Alcorn State 3-0 by the scores of 25-12, 25-7, 26-24 Tuesday night on Senior Night at Lockhart Gymnasium. Alabama State (21-8 overall,…

La Tech cruises past Hornets 87-56

RUSTON, La. (AP) - Erik McCree and Jacobi Boykins scored 18 points apiece to help Louisiana Tech cruise to an 87-56 victory over Alabama State on Wednesday night. McCree and Boykins each shot 7 of 13 from the field. Omar…

DeRamus registers double-double, but AUM falls at Georgia Southwestern

AMERICUS, Ga. (aumathletics.com) ------ Despite a double-double by sophomore Desmond DeRamus, the Auburn Montgomery men’s basketball team dropped its season opener at Georgia Southwestern 62-49 Tuesday. NOTES • AUM fell to 0-1 on the season. Georgia Southwestern picked up its first…

Savannah State tops Lady Hornets 54-39

SAVANNAH, Ga. (bamastatesports.com) – In a game where baskets were tough to come by, the Alabama State women’s basketball team fell at Savannah State 54-39 on Tuesday night at Tiger Arena. Daniele Ewert led the Lady Hornets (0-3) with 11…

Lady Hornets dominate All-SWAC honors

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced on Wednesday the 2016 All-SWAC volleyball teams and Alabama State came away as the resounding winners with four of the five large awards and six overall conference selections going toward the…

Tigerettes fall at Montevallo

MONTEVALLO, Ala. (goldentigersports.com) -- Rachel Brownlee led four players in double figures and continued her consecutive double-digit scoring streak, but it wasn't enough to overcome a big deficit in the first half as Tuskegee fell to the University of Montevallo 75-65…

Tuskegee volleyball 2nd seed in SIAC tourney

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (goldentigersports.com) -- The Tuskegee University women's volleyball team earned the second seed from the SIAC West Division for the upcoming Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Tournament that will be held at the Birmingham Crossplex beginning Wednesday. Tuskegee (12-17, 12-8…

TCU cruises to 98-62 win over Alabama State

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Desmond Bane scored 19 points, Jaylen Fisher had 13 points with eight assists, and TCU cruised to a 98-62 win over Alabama State on Monday night. TCU (2-0) has easily won its first two games…

Tuskegee draws Newberry in DII football first round playoffs

INDIANAPOLIS (goldentigersports.com) -- After falling to Virginia State Saturday afternoon, the last 24 hours may have been the longest of the year for the 14th-ranked Tuskegee University Golden Tigers football team as they awaited the release of the 2016 NCAA Division…

Tigerettes travel to Montevallo Tuesday

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (goldentigersports.com) --  The Tuskegee University women's basketball team will look to build off of their opening weekend successes in the Regional Challenge when they hit the road Tuesday night to face the University of Montevallo at Trustmark Arena,…

Western Kentucky beats Alabama State 79-66

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Que Johnson scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Western Kentucky led all the way to beat Alabama State 79-66 in a season opener on Saturday night. Johnson was 5 of 9 from the…

Last second TD dive saves Faulkner at Union

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (faulknereagles.com) - In his final game as an Eagle, senior running back Trent Miles dove into the end zone from the 3-yard line with 12 seconds remaining in the game to give Faulkner (6-4) the 41-35 win over…

Tigerettes notch first 2016 win, 71-65 over UA-Huntsville

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (goldentigersports.com) -- The Tuskegee University Tigerettes pulled away from the Chargers of the University of Alabama-Huntsville over the final two minutes to record their first victory of the season, 71-65, at Chappie James Arena Saturday night. After a Loren Foster…

Hawks claim second straight USA South championship

DANVILLE, Va. (huntingdonhawks.com) – The Huntingdon College football team is heading back to the playoffs. With a 42-14 win over Averett University on Saturday, the Hawks clinched their second straight USA South Athletic Conference championship. As the conference champion, the…

Lady Hornet volleyballers clinch SWAC East Division title

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – The Alabama State women’s volleyball team clinched their third SWAC East Division regular season title in four years as the Lady Hornets reeled off its’ seventh consecutive victory on Saturday afternoon with a straight sets victory…

UA-Huntsville blanks Tuskegee volleyball

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (goldentigersports.com) -- The Tuskegee University volleyball team fell to the University of Alabama-Huntsville 3-0 (25-20,25-19,25-10) in the regular season finale Saturday afternoon. Tuskegee (12-17, 2-8 SIAC) was led by freshman Taliyana Bryant on the afternoon with 11 kills, a…

Grambling St. wins 7th in a row, beats Alabama St. 21-0

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Chad Williams had 10 receptions for 145 yards and a score and Grambling State beat Alabama State 21-0 on Saturday for its seventh-consecutive win. Jestin Kelly had 62 yards rushing on 13 carries with a touchdown…

Reggie Barlow's VSU Trojans' special teams topple Tuskegee 45-35

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (goldentigersports.com)  The 14th-ranked Tuskegee University Golden Tigers could not overcome a 10-point halftime deficit, falling to Virginia State 45-35 in the regular season finale at Cleve L. Abbott Memorial Alumni Stadium. The two teams combined for 833 yards…

Lady Hornet bowlers' shaky start to Sonic Boom Invitational

JACKSON, Miss. (bamastatesports.com) – The Alabama State University women's bowling team finished the opening day of the Sonic Boom Invitational hosted by Jackson State in fifth place. The Lady Hornets had a rough start as they finished the day with…

Lady Hornets booters' historic season ends in Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. (bamastatesports.com) – It should be a season that the Alabama State women’s soccer team will remember for the rest of their lives. After winning its’ first ever SWAC soccer championship in school history, the Lady Hornets took in…

North Alabama's Lady Lions best Tigerettes 70-65

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (goldentigersports.com) -- The Tuskegee University women's basketball team battled back from 17 down in the first half to the University of North Alabama, before falling to Lions 70-65 Saturday night at Chappie James Arena in the season opener. Tuskegee…

Lady Tarheels turn back Lady Hornets 84-54

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (bamastatesports.com) – Senior Britney Wright showed out with a big-time performance, but the Alabama State women’s basketball team opened the 2016-17 season with an 84-54 defeat at the University of North Carolina on Friday evening. Wright, the…

AUM women drop season opener to Lynn, 80-71

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (aumathletics.com) ------ Senior Kaylan Withrow led all scorers with 17 points, but in the end, the Fighting Knights of Lynn University ended up victorious with a final tally of 80-71. NOTES The Warhawks dropped their first NCAA…

Hornets face SWAC's cream of the crop in Grambling State

SHREVEPORT, La. (bamastatesports.com) – With the Alabama State football team coming off its’ most complete defensive effort of the season in a 14-7 victory against conference foe Jackson State last week, the Hornets will have a tall order on Saturday…

Tuskegee grabs plethora of SIAC football honors

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (thesiac.com) – Junior running back George Myers, Jr. of Benedict was named the 2016 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Football Player of the Year (MVP) as voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. Senior quarterback…

Lady Hornets finish with two PR's in NCAA South Regionals

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (bamastatesports.com) – The Alabama State University women’s cross country team completed their notable season at the NCAA South Region Championship finishing 30th overall with a score of 853 points in the NCAA South Regional Championships on Nov. 11…

Golden Tigers welcome Reggie Barlow's VSU Trojans to Tuskegee

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (goldentigersports.com) --  Strength versus strength. That is the theme surrounding the final week of the regular season as Virginia State (8-2) travels to Cleve L. Abbott Memorial Alumni Stadium to take on 14th-ranked Tuskegee (8-1) Saturday afternoon at…

Lady Hornet hoopsters open season on four game road swing

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (bamastatesports.com) – The Alabama State women’s basketball team will open their 2016-17 season with a challenging four-game road swing when it starts at North Carolina on Friday at 4 p.m. at Carmichael Arena. This marks the first…

ASU XC hits road for NCAA Regionals

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (bamastatesports.com) - Fresh off their sixth consecutive SWAC Championship, the Alabama State women's cross country team will continue their postseason quest in the NCAA South Regional Championships on Nov. 11 at Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee, hosted by…

Golden Tigers tip 2016 season off Friday

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (goldentigersports.com) --  The 2016-17 regular season for the Tuskegee University men's basketball team gets underway Friday afternoon inside Chappie James Arena, hosting Palm Beach Atlantic University at 2:30 Friday afternoon. Tuskegee (14-13 a season ago) was picked to finish…

Lady Hornet booters ready for Big Dance

COLUMBIA, S.C. (bamastatesports.com) – The journey continues for the Alabama State women’s soccer team and their storybook season as it now prepares for their first ever NCAA Tournament appearance in a First Round match on Friday at 7 p.m. ET…

Hornets finish final racket for Fall

NEW ORLEANS, La. (bamastatesports.com) – The Alabama State tennis teams resumed play last Sunday as the men’s team played in the Big Easy Classic hosted by the University of New Orleans while the women’s team played in the 29th Roberta…

Diamond Hornets' Black & Gold game set for tonight

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – After an extensive and productive fall for the Hornets, the Alabama State baseball team will host their annual Fall World Series. After much thought and consideration, the coaching staff decided to implement a new format from…

AUM women's soccer to hold ID camp

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (aumathletics.com) - The Auburn Montgomery women's soccer team will be hosting the Warhawk ID Camp on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the AUM Soccer Complex. Under the director of second-year head coach…

Hornets surge past Huntingdon, 89-61 in exhibition play

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – Rodney Simeon got his first action of the season and scored a game-high 25 points on 10-of-15 shooting with four steals and the Alabama State men’s basketball team played some stubborn defense as the Hornets earned…

Lady Hornets down Faulkner 82-54 in friendly exhibition

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – The Alabama State women’s basketball team carried a nine-point lead into halftime and then turned it on with a huge second half behind an effective press defense as the Lady Hornets debuted their 2016-17 season with…

Lady Hornets draw South Carolina in NCAA soccer tourney

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – A day after winning its’ first SWAC Championship in school history, the Alabama State women’s soccer team discovered their opponent and destination in their first NCAA Tournament berth. Celebrating in the ballroom of the student center…

Tuskegee's search for 10th game hits impasse in Albany

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (goldentigersports.com) --  Albany State University informed Tuskegee University last night that they will not honor their agreement to play the Golden Tigers on November 12. During negotiations last week, both Albany State and Fort Valley State University agreed…

ASU's Hornets Band again makes "Final Eight" cut

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamstatesports.com) -- Alabama State University's Mighty Marching Hornets Band has been again selected for the national honor to be among the final eight Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) bands to perform in the epic lineup of bands…

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