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SWAC Pre-Season All Conference Team And Predicted Order Of Finish
July 19, 2011 – 7:53 PM |
SWAC Pre-Season All Conference Team And Predicted Order Of Finish

Birmingham, Ala. – SWAC Football Media Day concluded Tuesday at the Birmingham Sheraton with coaches and media awarding Jackson State quarterback Casey Therriault and Prairie View defensive back Moses Ellis preseason player of the …

Southern Alum Rickie Weeks Tabbed To Start In MLB’s All-Star Game; HBCUs Have Produced 60 Major League Players
July 3, 2011 – 2:58 PM |
Southern Alum Rickie Weeks Tabbed To Start In MLB’s All-Star Game; HBCUs Have Produced 60 Major League Players

By Alvin Hollins, Jr.
JULY 3 – Rickie Weeks’ selection Sunday by the fans as the American League’s starting second baseman in the 2011 Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Arizona, made him just the 12th …

Alpha Kappa Alpha And Phi Beta Sigma Come Up Big At The Atlanta Greek Picnic Stroll Off
June 22, 2011 – 8:53 AM |
Alpha Kappa Alpha And Phi Beta Sigma Come Up Big At The Atlanta Greek Picnic Stroll Off

Catch the video from all of the greeks at the picnic and stroll competition…

Alcorn Wins League Championship For First Time In School History
May 22, 2011 – 9:50 PM |
Alcorn Wins League Championship For First Time In School History

May 22, 2011
Shreveport, La. – For the first time in school history, Alcorn State is celebrating a SWAC baseball championship. The Braves continued their offensive assault on the rest of the …

Jackson State Wins First Ever SWAC Softball Championship
May 8, 2011 – 6:57 PM |
Jackson State Wins First Ever SWAC Softball Championship

The Lady Tigers defeated Mississippi Valley State 6-2 on Sunday
IRONDALE, Ala. – Jackson State (JSU) won its first ever SWAC softball championship on Sunday, May 8. The Lady Tigers defeated Mississippi …

Southern’s Hall A Finalist For Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award In Baseball
April 24, 2011 – 12:31 AM |
Southern’s Hall A Finalist For Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award In Baseball

OVERLAND PARK, KS – Ten NCAA® baseball student-athletes who excel both on and off the field were selected as finalists today for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award. To be eligible for the …

Southern Women And Alcorn State Men Claim SWAC Tennis Titles
April 17, 2011 – 9:07 PM |
Southern Women And Alcorn State Men Claim SWAC Tennis Titles

ALEXANDRIA, La. – Southern maintained its stronghold on the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Women’s Tennis Championship with a 4-3 win over Alcorn State in Sunday’s title match at Alexandria City Park Tennis Complex.
The SWAC …

Southern University Fires Athletic Director Greg LaFleur
April 6, 2011 – 11:48 PM |
Southern University Fires Athletic Director Greg LaFleur

By SHELDON MICKLES, Advocate Sportswriter
Southern University Athletic Director Greg LaFleur was fired Wednesday following his arrest Sunday night on a misdemeanor prostitution count in downtown Houston.

Is Southern On The Brink Of Collapse?
April 6, 2011 – 5:27 AM |
Is Southern On The Brink Of Collapse?

The arrest of athletic director Greg LaFleur couldn’t have come at a worse time for Jaguar Nation and their athletic program…..
By ALVIN HOLLINS JR.
(April 6, 2011) When one thinks …

Alabama State & Prairie View Win 2011 SWAC Basketball Championship
March 13, 2011 – 4:06 PM |
Alabama State & Prairie View Win 2011 SWAC Basketball Championship

GARLAND, Texas – Alabama State (ASU) defeated Grambling State 65-48 at the Special Events Center in the 2011 Farmers Insurance Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship.  The victory gave Lewis Jackson his second …