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ASU Volleyball: Penny Lucas-White Elected to Board of Directors as Coach Representative

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. | Alabama State University head volleyball coach Penny Lucas-White has been elected as the coach representative on the USA Volleyball Board of Directors. Lucas-White replaces Cecile Reynaud, who left due to term limits. Lucas-White’s four-year term began on June 30 and will expire in 2025. For more ASU Hornets News, visit AlabamaNews.Net!

Alabama State creates Hall of Fame

The Alabama State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announces the establishment of an Athletics Hall of Fame. The purpose of the Hall of Fame is to recognize and pay tribute to former student-athletes and coaches who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments during…

Troy University Returning to 100% Capacity for the Fall 2021 Season

Troy's Veterans Memorial Stadium will operate at 100 percent capacity and full tailgating will return to campus for the upcoming 2021 football season, Director of Athletics Brent Jones announced Thursday. "We are extremely excited to announce that we will be operating at…

Faulkner names Gray as Football Head Coach

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Faulkner University introduced Rob Gray Friday as the seventh head football coach in program history. Gray, a graduate of Collinsville High School, has served each of the last two seasons…

ASU Football: Nettles named SWAC Freshman of the Year, six named All-SWAC

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | Ryan Nettles was selected as the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Freshman of the Year, and six others were chosen all-conference on a vote of the league’s head coaches sports information directors announced by the conference office Thursday morning. For more ASU Hornet News, visit AlabamaNews.Net!

ASU Baseball: Lewis named SWAC Hitter of the Week

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | Alabama State junior first baseman Chris Lewis was named the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Hitter of the Week after his performance this week, announced by the conference office Friday afternoon. For more ASU Hornet news, visit AlabamaNews.Net!

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…

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