Tag: Southwestern Athletic Conference

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HBCU Sports: Comegy not returning as MVSU coach

ITTA BENA, Miss. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference learned on Monday that the Mississippi Valley State football program will be searching for a new head coach.

A statement from the Mississippi Valley State University administration read:

“We have decided that the contract of Head Football Coach Rick Comegy, which ends on Dec. 31, 2017, will not be renewed. We are thankful to Coach Comegy for his commitment to the Delta Devils over the past four seasons. We appreciate Coach Comegy for his service to MVSU, and we wish him well in his future endeavors. As we transition, Vincent Dancy, will serve as MVSU’s interim head football coach, and a search committee will begin the process of selecting our next head football coach immediately. Thank you.”

Comegy ‘s overall record as a head coach is 179-124-2 in 27 seasons. He had a record of 6-38 in four seasons at the helm of the Delta Devils program.

21Nov
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HBCU Sports: Bowling Recap: November 19

Hornet Classic Alabama State Jackson State Southern Alabama A&M Grambling State Results MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Five Southwestern Athletic Conference schools competed in the Hornet Classic hosted by...

03Nov
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HBCU Sports: SWAC Volleyball Weekly Release: November 2

UPCOMING SCHEDULE Sunday, November 5   *Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs. Texas Southern, 4 p.m. *Alabama A&M vs. Jackson State, 4 p.m. *Grambling State vs. Southern, 5 p.m. Monday, November 6 *Mississippi...

17Aug
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HBCU Sports: Volleyball Preview: Alabama State

2016 Finish: 24-9 (18-0 SWAC), won SWAC Volleyball Tournament Key Returners: MB Briana Dorsey, OH Bayle’ Bennett, OH Ni’yesha Brown, OH Krysta Medearis, S Justus Tuiolosega, S/DS Kori Kutsch, MB...

06Aug
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HBCU Sports: Anderson, Johnson named to STATS FCS All-American Teams

(STATS) –  Two players from the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) were selected to the STATS Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Preseason All-American Third Team on Monday with Jackson State...

04Aug
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HBCU Sports: Kincade named to STATS FCS Payton Award Watch List

(STATS) –  Many talented players adorn the preseason watch list for the 2017 STATS Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Walter Payton Award, announced on Wednesday. Even more precise, many familiar...

23Jul
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HBCU Sports: SIAC student-athletes participate in NBPA HBCU Top 50 Camp

ATLANTA (July 22, 2017) – The inaugural National Basketball Player Association (NBPA) HBCU Top 50 Camp featuring student-athletes from the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) and...

19Jul
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Alabama State’s Tyler Howe Signs with Detroit Tigers

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Former Alabama State University right-handed pitcher Tyler Howe signed a free-agent contract with the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday.  Howe, who was selected the 2017 Southwestern...

16Jul
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HBCU Sports: SWAC FOOTBALL ALL-CONFERENCE PRESEASON TEAMS RELEASED

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. –  The Southwestern Athletic Conference released its 2017 SWAC Preseason Teams Friday with 14 players from defending SWAC Champion and Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl winner...

04Jul
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HBCU News: NBPA Partners with SWAC, SIAC to Create Top 50 Camp

First-Ever Top 50 Camp To Be Held At The Atlanta University Center NEW YORK, NY, June 12, 2017­ — The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), in conjunction with the Southern Intercollegiate...

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