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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 their enrollment or career at the University, as well as individuals who have demonstrated significant support to the advancement of the…

Troy beats Alabama State at Riverwalk, 16-3

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama State fell behind early and could not recover, falling to Troy 16-3 in a midweek contest Wednesday afternoon at Montgomery’s Riverwalk Stadium. Troy (10-10) got on the board early against Hornet starter Osvaldo Mendez, with five runs in the top half of the first inning of the contest to take the early lead. Mendez (0-2) suffered…

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 focus on training. Although all precautions were taken to ensure their health and safety, the student-athletes decided they would opt…

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 football beginning in phases. The program will have 50 student-athletes return on that date, followed by 35 more on July…

Alabama State Men’s Basketball faces Postseason Ban in 2020-21

  Mo Williams and the Alabama State Hornets will be ineligible for the postseason in 2020-21 due to ASU’s low Academic Progress Rates. The penalties were assigned based on student-athlete academic achievement between 2015-16 and 2018-19.  In 2020-21, 15 teams will be ineligible for the postseason due to their low Academic Progress Rates, up from eight teams last year. The…

ASU Marching Band to Appear in New Vin Diesel Movie

The Alabama State University Mighty Marching Hornets band will be seen worldwide in a new movie scheduled for release in November. The University’s band gathered for a scene they’ve enacted countless times on the field of play. The Hornets were decked out in their trademark black and ‘old’ gold uniforms. The drum line kept rhythm. The color guard twirled flags….