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UAPB wins SWAC Men’s XC Title, McCoy named SWAC Men’s XC Coach of the Year

CLINTON, MS – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff placed four runners in the top 20 to bring home the 2018 Southwestern Athletic Conference Men’s Cross Country title, their fist since 1993. The Golden Lions tallied 62 points, beating Prairie View A&M. The Panthers finished second for consecutive seasons, scoring 76 points. Grambling State… Continue reading UAPB wins SWAC Men’s XC Title, McCoy named SWAC Men’s XC Coach of the Year

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SWAC named Dr. Charles McClelland as new Commissioner

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Council of Presidents has announced that Dr. Charles McClelland will become the sixth SWAC Commissioner in league history since the conference began in 1920. According to an official press release, McClelland has served the past 17 plus years at the helm of two SWAC member institutions –… Continue reading SWAC named Dr. Charles McClelland as new Commissioner

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Duer Sharp resigned as SWAC Commissioner; member school presidents & athletic directors seek a better future for the league

BIRMINGHAM, AL – The long-serving commissioner of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) which serves historically black member institutions, Duer Sharp, has resigned this past Thursday amid rumors of potential financial issues and concern among member school presidents about the direction of the conference under his leadership. According to The Advocate, The SWAC will hold its… Continue reading Duer Sharp resigned as SWAC Commissioner; member school presidents & athletic directors seek a better future for the league

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2016 Toyota SWAC Football Championship announced

The 2016 SWAC Football Championship is set to return to Houston, Texas this year as The Southwestern Athletic Conference renewed its contract with NRG Stadium for three more years. The winner of the East and West Divisions will meet for Judgement Day Saturday, Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. CT. Last season, Alcorn State earned back-to-back… Continue reading 2016 Toyota SWAC Football Championship announced