The Southern University Track and Field program heads to Birmingham to compete in the 2019 Southwestern Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Birmingham Cross Plex on February 14-15.
After a back and forth battle that saw eight lead changes in the first half, the Southern University Jaguars could not fend off a pesky Alcorn State team as the Jags fall to the Braves, 76-64 Saturday evening.
The Southern University Jaguars put on a defensive show in the second quarter holding Alcorn State University to 22 percent shooting from the floor en route to a convincing 75-54 dismantling Saturday afternoon.
It's time for the Jaguars to put their win against Grambling State in the rear view mirror and get ready for the next big challenge.That challenge is the Alcorn State Braves, winners of the SWAC Eastern Division.
It’s a big game in A.W. Mumford Stadium Saturday night when Southern hosts Jackson State. The Jags (4-3, 3-1) lead Prairie View by a half game in the West, while the Tigers (3-3, 2-1) trail Alcorn State by a game and a half.
After an open date, Southern University will return to action this week with perhaps its biggest test of the season in the SWAC, playing a road game Saturday afternoon at Prairie View. Head coach Dawson Odums will field questions from sports journalists Tuesday around noon.
Cameron Mackey is one of the three sophomore returners at wide receiver. He is joined by teammates Jamar Washington and Kendall Catalon. The trio contributed consistently last season and there are hopes each can build upon his solid freshman year.
Southern head coach Dawson Odums met with sports journalists for the first time since SWAC Media Day and after the summer break. And for the first time in 14 years, Southern will be outfitted with a new look, as the Jags are now partnered with Under Armour.
Southern University introduced longtime assistant Carlos Funchess as the newest coach of the women's basketball team Thursday. He spent the past 13 seasons as an assistant and expects the winning ways to continue.