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Alabama State adds Pike Road’s Tamirea Thomas to 2020-21 Class

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama State head women’s basketball coach Freda Freeman-Jackson announced the first addition to the 2020-2021 team Tuesday in Pike Road native Tamirea Thomas. Thomas, a 6-3 center, signed her official letter of intent to become the first basketball signee in Pike Road High School history. An All-Area and All-Metro player, Thomas averaged 12.7 points, 11.3 rebounds and 4.3…

A Tribute to Tarvaris Jackson

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ASU Agrees on Transfer Partnership with Shelton State Community College

Alabama State University is making it easier for some community college students to transfer. The presidents of Shelton State Community College and Alabama State University met Monday to sign a partnership that they hope will benefit both of their students. For students who transfer from Shelton to Alabama State, or vice versa, this partnership will make the credit process easier….

ASU, SWAC Release Statements on Monday Night’s Post Game Brawl

Statements from @BamaStateAD_JT and President Ross about last night's incident at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome #STATEofMind — ASU Athletics 😷 (@BamaStateSports) February 4, 2020 Categories: ASU Sports Tags: alabama state, ASU, Basketball, brawl, Kentucky State, texas southern, tuskegee

SWAC Media Day Held in Downtown Birmingham

Coaches and players from the SEC aren’t the only ones meeting the media in metro Birmingham this week. Today was SWAC Media Day, featuring Alabama State University and other schools in the conference. Fifth year head coach Donald Hill Eley, Linebacker Darron Johnson and offensive lineman Carl Thompson were all at the Westin in downtown Birmingham to represent the Hornets….

Alabama State University Celebrates 150th Birthday

Alabama State University has reached a major milestone in its history. Its celebrating its Sesquicentennial birthday after turning 150 years old Monday. School officials say it makes Alabama State the oldest ‘state sponsored’ historically black liberal arts university in the nation. A big 150th birthday bash was held in the Club Lounge at the ASU football stadium. The special day was…

Reeling in the Magic City Classic’s special moments

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ( – Fond recollections of past Magic City Classics between Alabama State and Alabama A&M were reminisced with stories at the podium during Friday’s luncheon held at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Birmingham. Speakers could remember when teams all packed onto one bus to travel before interstate 65 existed and the trip from Huntsville to Birmingham took several…

ASU’s Ariela Lewis named SWAC Offensive Player of the Week

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ( – Alabama State senior striker Ariela Lewis has been recognized by the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) as the Offensive Soccer Player of the Week for her outstanding performance during the weekend of competition from October 21-23. The Anchorage, AK native scored two goals and distributed three assists over the weekend in Alabama State’s victories against Mississippi Valley…