Ranking of Conferences Limits SWAC/MEAC teams’ Opportunity to Crack Football Polls

Despite Alcorn’s three game winning streak since dropping the season opener to Georgia Tech, the Braves have still not cracked the top 25 Football Poll. With that in mind, there are many scenarios that could keep the defending conference champions out of the top rankings the entire season even if they don’t lose another game. […]

Former JSU President Hefner dies in Tennessee

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, at Christ Church Cathedral, 900 Broadway Ave. in Nashville, for former Jackson State University President Dr. James A. Hefner, who died Wednesday in his Brentwood, Tenn., home of complications from colon cancer, according to his family. He was 76. A memorial service will be at […]

JSU’s Jobodwana Finishes Second in 200M Semi-Finals

BEIJING, China – Former Jackson State track and field standout Anaso Jobodwana finished in second place in his heat of the 200 meter dash semi-finals at the IAAF World Championships. Jobodwana recorded a time of 20.01, which was a personal best. The race featured Usian Bolt, the fastest man in the world in the lane […]

Rodriguez Named Madness All-American

JACKSON, Miss. – Jackson State’s Melvin Rodriguez, who has already been named the SWAC Player of the Year and was a finalist for the C Spire Ferriss Trophy, received another postseason honor Monday by being named a College Sports Madness All-American. He was named to the organization’s fourth team and was the only player from […]

SWAC Baseball Tournament Day 1: No. 3 JSU 5, No. 2 Southern 10

NEW ORLEANS, La. – The Jackson State baseball team entered the first day of the 2015 Southwestern Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament with an 8-0 record in the event over the last two years, but the Tigers were not able to continue their streak Wednesday morning at Wesley Barrow Stadium. The Tigers fell 10-5 to the […]

Jesus Santana’s Two Run Homer Propels Tigers to 4-1 Victory Over Alabama State

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Vincent Anthonia (5-3) pitched nine effective innings, giving up one run on three hits while the SWAC Freshman of the Year Jesus Santana helped provide the offensive firepower with a two run homer in the eighth inning to lead the No. 3 Jackson State baseball team to a 4-1 victory over […]


JSU Fans asked to vote for Melvin Rodriguez at www.csopavoting.com JACKSON, Miss. – Jackson State baseball senior Melvin Rodriguez has been named finalists for the 12th annual C Spire Ferriss Trophy. He is the leading hitter in NCAA Division I baseball. He is second in the country in batting average and sacrifice flies and third […]

Lady Tiger Softball Falls in the Elimination Game 6-0 to ASU

DECATUR, Ala. – The Jackson State women’s softball teams run to the Southwestern Athletic Championship title ends in a 6-0 loss to Alabama State in an elimination game. The Lady Tigers completed the game with six hit and no errors but was unable to convert the hits into runs. ASU scored six runs on 12 […]

JSU Tigers Lose Regular Season Finale 7-3 to Norfolk State

NORFOLK, Va. – The Jackson State Tigers baseball team fell 7-3 to the Norfolk State Spartans Friday afternoon at Marty L. Miller Field. In their final game of the regular season, the Tigers had 10 hits and three RBIs. Norfolk State scored its seven runs on nine hits and had six RBIs. The Tigers (30-23) […]