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ASU fires Jenkins as head football coach; Eley named interim

Combined Reports
(October 6, 2017)

Alabama State University President, Dr. Quinton T. Ross, Jr., announced that Donald Hill-Eley will move into the role of Interim head football coach after Brian Jenkins was relieved of his duties on Friday.

Alabama State earns Commissioner’s Cup

Contributed
(June 8, 2017)

For the second consecutive year, the Southwestern Athletic Conference has recognized Alabama State University as the winners of the Sadie Magee/Barbara Jacket Award, C.D. Henry Award, as well as the James Frank Commissioner’s Cup for the 2016-17 academic year.

Softball fans turn out to watch Auburn top Alabama State

Auburn’s Kasey Cooper is greeted by coach Clint Meyers as she rounds third on her home run in the fourth inning of the Tigers’ win over Alabama State on Wednesday. (Staff Photo)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(April 27, 2017)

The game might not have turned out quite the way Chris Steiner-Wilcoxson was hoping, but the Alabama State softball coach certainly couldn’t complain about the environment.

A crowd estimated at 1,500 turned out at Lagoon Park Softball Complex Field No. 6 to watch the Hornets battle the Auburn Tigers on Wednesday night and even a 14-1 loss to the Southeastern Conference power was quickly put on the backburner as the second-year coach and her players lingered on the field to sign autographs for hundreds of younger softball fans.

NOTES: Biscuits set for Opening Night; ASU star named POY

Combined Reports
(April 4, 2017)

The Montgomery Biscuits will open the 2017 campaign against the Biloxi Shuckers (Brewers) on Thursday at Riverwalk Stadium…Alabama State University senior Britney Wright added another piece of hardware for the 2016-17 season, named the BOXTOROW Division I National Player of the Year.

Alabama State, Auburn softball set to meet at Lagoon Park

Alabama State moved its game with Auburn to Lagoon Park. (Photo courtesy Alabama State Athletics)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(March 31, 2017)

Alabama State softball coach Chris Steiner-Wilcoxson wanted to play Auburn on campus, but she knew she didn’t have the facilities to host the fifth-ranked Tigers.

“It’s not very often you can get a top five opponent to travel,” Steiner-Wilcoxson said. “We’re very excited about bringing Auburn into town.”

Natalie Norman, who books the events for the city’s softball facilities, was looking for a marquee matchup when she learned the Tigers were on ASU’s schedule.

ASU football adds three assistants

Contributed
(March 21, 2017)

Alabama State University head football coach Brian Jenkins announced the hiring of three new coaches to his staff on Wednesday.

ASU women advance in SWAC tourney

Contributed
(March 8, 2017)

Two-time defending SWAC champ Alabama State women’s basketball team battled Arkansas-Pine Bluff before advancing to the tournament semifinals with a 48-46 victory at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome Tuesday night.

Hornets go full pads in Saturday workouts

Alabama State donned the full pads Saturday in preparations for the upcoming season. (Photo courtesy Alabama State Unv. Athletic Dept)

Contributed
(August 6, 2016)

After spending most of the first week of preseason practice in acclimation sessions, the Alabama State Hornets hit the field in full pads for the first time Saturday, which also represented the first day of two-a-day practice sessions.

RRS NOTES: ASU assistant garners top finish at Olympic trials

Staff Report
(July 11, 2016)

EUGENE, Ore. — Alabama State University assistant track and field coach Jacquelyn Coward finished among the nation’s top eight 100 meter hurdles runners at the 2016 Olympic Trials on Friday evening.

Hornets make history with visit to FSU in NCAA Regionals

The old baseball field at Alabama State was home to the first ASU team to reach the NCAA tourney. (Photo contributed)

By Tim Gayle
RRS Correspondent
(June 3, 2016)

While the 2016 Alabama State University baseball team is making history as the first Hornet team to ever win the Southwestern Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament and earn an automatic invitation to the NCAA Regionals, they’re not the first ASU team to play in an NCAA tournament.

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Friday
HSFB - Lanier vs Park Crossing, 7 p.m. (Cramton Bowl)
HSFB - Leeds at Tallassee, 7 p.m. (WTLS 106.5 FM - click to watch)
HSFB - Statewide schedule (click)
CVOL - Southern/ Grambling at Alabama St., 3/5:30 p.m.
CVOL - Middle Ga at Faulkner, 6 p.m.
WSOC - Jackson St at Alabama St., 7 p.m.
Saturday
HSFB - Central-Phenix City at Lee, 11:30 a.m. (Cramton Bowl)
CFB - Tennessee at Alabama, 2:30 p.m. (WTLS 106.5 FM/ CBS)
CFB - Auburn at Arkansas, 6:30 p.m. (SEC Network)
CFB - Troy at Georgia St, 1 p.m. (ESPN3)
CVOL- Brewton-Parker at Faulkner, 2 p.m.
WSOC - Piedmont at Huntingdon, 2 p.m.
CSOC - Middle Ga St at Faulkner (w/m), 1 p.m.
Sunday
CVOL - Texas Southern at Alabama St., 10 a.m.
WSOC - Southern at Alabama St, 1 p.m.
 
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