SWAC

Alabama State drops in Magic City Classic

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Aqeel Glass capped his final Magic City Classic with three touchdown passes after halftime as Alabama A&M broke open a tight game to defeat Alabama State 38-14 and cinch a Southwest Athletic Conference divisional title. Glass completed 25 of 40 passes for 372 yards and led Alabama A&M to the SWAC Eastern Division title and a…

Alabama State Women advance to SWAC Championship

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | The top two seeds advanced through the 2021 Cricket Wireless Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Tournament and will meet in the championship game live on ESPN3 Saturday afternoon. No. 2 seed Alabama State advanced with a 69-60 victory over No. 3 seed Southern in the semifinals behind 22 points from Jayla Crawford. Alabama State (16-3) used a 47.8…

Alabama State adds UCLA to future football schedule

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | While the Hornets are two days away from an unprecedented spring football season, the Alabama State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics continues to work on the future and announced a trip to the Rose Bowl in 2022. Alabama State will travel to Pasadena (Calif.) to face UCLA for the first time in school history on September 10,…

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 Administrators voted unanimously in favor of the realignment taking into consideration shortest distance of travel among league membership, student-athlete welfare,…

SWAC Announces Spring Football Schedule; Magic City Classic April 17

The Southwestern Athletic Conference has unveiled its spring football schedule for all 10 schools. Football was moved from fall to spring because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Alabama State University will face Alabama A&M in the Magic City Classic in Birmingham on April 17. The schedule includes one non-conference open date for each team and conference games each week beginning…

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 soccer and women’s volleyball. The conference has started the process of formalizing plans to conduct a competitive schedule for the fall…

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, as a result of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.  A decision is yet to be made on whether fall sports schedules will be moved to the 2021…