Southern head coach Dawson Odums has expressed concern about playing a spring football season before and Thursday, Feb. 11, he raised serious questions just hours before the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) opted out of its spring season.
Three members of the Southern softball team have been named to the Preseason All-SWAC Softball Team and the Lady Jags have been picked to finish third in the SWAC West, the league announced Wednesday, Feb. 10.
The Southern women’s basketball team held a one-point lead at the end of the third quarter but an 8-0 run led to an eventual 15-4 advantage in the fourth quarter for Jackson State in the F.G. Clark Activity Center on Monday, Feb. 8.
Grambling jumped out to a 19-0 lead against the Southern men’s basketball team but the home team fought the whole game and almost pulled off the successful comeback at the F.G. Clark Activity Center on Saturday, Feb. 6.
After trailing at the end of the first quarter, the Southern women’s basketball team went on a 10-2 run to start the second quarter and take the lead on the way to a win over Grambling at the F.G. Clark Activity Center on Saturday, Feb. 6.
Amid reports at least one SWAC school could opt out of the first-ever spring football season, Southern head coach Dawson Odums is trying to balance National Signing Day and a season opener that is just three weeks away.
Southern Hall of Famer Roger Cador, who was head coach of the Jaguar baseball team for 32 years, recalled his days in the Braves organization the same year Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth’s home run record.
Despite trailing the entire first half, the Lady Jags turn up the intensity to close out the third quarter to pull off the come back win over the Lady Panthers, 51-44, at the F.G. Clark Activity Center.
The Southern University Athletic Department will offer Jaguar fans the opportunity to place a corrugated plastic cutout of themselves in the stands at A.W. Mumford Stadium and the F.G. Clark Activity Center.
The Southern women’s basketball team at Mississippi State was an evenly matched contest the first 15 minutes of the first half until the Lady Bulldogs turned up the intensity to win big over the Lady Jaguars.
The Southern men’s basketball team’s trip to Spokane, Wash. to face No. 1 Gonzaga has been canceled after the Bulldogs shut down basketball activities due to COVID-19 issues in the program. Southern has announced changes to its schedule.
The Jaguars kicked off the 2020-21 season in dramatic fashion by taking North Carolina Central down to the wire and eventually falling to the Eagles, 85-77, in overtime Thursday night in Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department say they have arrested the man accused of punching and verbally assaulting a female Southern University student-athlete in the 2800 block of Dalrymple Drive Monday, Nov. 9.
Southern head football coach Dawson Odums joined Baton Rouge journalists for a Zoom style news conference on Tuesday, July 21, to respond to the SWAC’s decision to move the football season from the fall to the spring.
Less than a month after announcing the addition of Florida A&M to the conference, the SWAC now says Bethune-Cookman is also joining. Officials said Bethune-Cookman will be added as a full member effective with the 2021-22 academic year.
While many college football fans are getting excited about Florida A&M joining the SWAC in 2021, a report by the New York Times has cast large doubt on the Rattlers visiting Mumford Stadium on September 12.
According to Southern University Athletic Director Roman Banks the Bayou Classic will not be played in New Orleans this year, and possibly will not be played in 2021. However, organizers called the statement "premature."
LSU executive deputy athletic director Verge Ausberry and Southern athletic director Roman Banks both spoke with WAFB-TV this week, saying the Tigers and Jaguars finally playing each other in football is great for both the community and the state.