COLUMBUS, Ga. -- The
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and the Southern
Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) have announced that Johnson
C. Smith University and Miles College have been selected to participate
in the 13th Pioneer Bowl.
The game will take place on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at A.J. McClung Stadium in Columbus, GA at 1:00pm (EST).
Johnson C. Smith University Golden Bulls, led by Head Coach Steve
Aycock, finished third in the CIAA Southern Division with a 5-5 overall
record, 4-3 in conference play.
WACO, Tx. -- Edward
P. Hurt, best known for his coaching career at Morgan State University,
has been named the American Football Coaches Association’s recipient of
the 2011 Trailblazer Award.
The award will be presented posthumously at
the AFCA President’s Kickoff Luncheon on Monday, January 9 at the 2012
AFCA Convention in San Antonio.
Hurt passed away in 1989.
AFCA Trailblazer Award was created to honor early leaders in the
football coaching profession who coached at historically black colleges
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The Southern
Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has announced their 2011 All-Conference football team as voted by the SIAC Football Coaches’ Association.
The 2011 team is led by SIAC Player of the Year David Carter of
Morehouse College, SIAC Offensive Player of the Year Stanley Jennings of
Albany State University, and SIAC Defensive Player of the Year Jamarkus
Gaskins of Albany State University.
a native of Marietta, GA, leads the SIAC in rushing and scoring with
1,495 yards (149.
DALLAS -- University
of Minnesota and The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College
Hall of Fame have announced that they will jointly honor the lateSandy Stephenswith an NFF Hall of Fame On-Campus Salute, presented by Fidelity Investments®,
on Nov. 12 during the game between the Golden Gophers and the
University of Wisconsin.
Coverage of the game will start at 3:30 p.m. ET
on the Big Ten Network. Stephens, who passed away on June 6, 2000 at
age 59, will be represented by several members of his family, including
his son Sandy Stephens III.
HAMPTON, Va. -- The
Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, in conjunction with the
CIAA Football Coaches Association, is proud to announce this season’s
honorees for the All-CIAA Football First and Second Teams and Players of
This year's All-Conference Team is led byOffensive Player of the Year,Daronte McNeillof
Elizabeth City State University.
McNeill leads the conference in
rushing 143.5 ypg., 20TDs, 1435 total yards for 308 attempts. McNeil
also ranks first in CIAA scoring (128pts), first in scoring touch downs,
21 and leads in all purpose yards 1508, 150.
NEW YORK -- It never ceases to amaze
me that characters that portray hookers, pimps, drug dealers, prisoners
or any other type of criminal are readily accepted as African Americans
by the entertainment industry.
It would seem that any role or character
that denigrates African Americans whether it is in print or on the big
screen is the call of the day.
On the other hand if a script or
manuscript comes across the desk of an executive that portrays an
African American in a positive light these roles and characters are
The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has announced that the 2011 SIAC Football Championship has been moved to a new site.
The game, originally scheduled to be played at Lakewood Stadium, will now take place at Panther Stadium, located on the campus of Clark Atlanta University.
“Due to protracted renovations at Lakewood Stadium and in light of related health and safety concerns, it is in the best interest of our fans and student-athletes to move the game to the Atlanta University Center,” said SIAC Commissioner Greg Moore.