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Tuskegee loses grasp on Homecoming game

Tuskegee had trouble with offense and loses its Homecoming game to rival Miles College. The Golden Tigers had been on a roll with a 3-game winning streak.  But its lack of offense in Saturday’s game doomed the Golden Tigers and broke the winning streak. No matter how hard they tried, the Golden Tigers drew penalties and could not even capitalize on the three interceptions. Tuskegee’s offense could not score a running touchdown during the whole game. The 6 points came from two field goals from kicker Arnes Huskic. The Miles College Golden Bears hands the Tuskegee Golden Tigers a 20-6 […]

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TU Women’s Basketball opens the season in Montevallo

The Tuskegee University women’s basketball team will officially open the 2019-2020 season Friday in Montevallo at the Gulf South/SIAC Challenge with its first opponent being Auburn University – Montgomery (AUM) at 5 p.m. The game marks the third straight year the teams have been paired for season their respective season openers. TU is coming off a 78-73 exhibition win over NCAA Division I opponent, Georgia State out of the Sun Belt Conference. It was Skegee’s first victory over a D-1 opponent since Tiny Lassister’s team topped Auburn University 78-54 in 1979. In last week’s game at GSU, India Blakely led […]

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Tuskegee Baseball hosts its annual World Series Classic

Tuskegee University head baseball coach, Reginald Hollins has the rosters set for the 2019 Fall World Series Classic, which is set for Saturday, Nov. at Washington Field. First Pitch for the best of three series is at 12 p.m. with game two getting underway at 3 p.m.  The third and final game will be an if necessary contest starting at 1 p.m. on Sunday. Lawn chairs are welcomed and concessions will be available for fans.   This article re-printed from TU Athletics website goldentigersports.com. Read the article here: https://goldentigersports.com/news/2019/10/30/baseball-set-to-host-its-annual-world-series-classic.aspx?path=baseball  

Tuskegee vs Kentucky St: Chase for the Championship

Taken by Carlo Catalan  There is nothing like a Homecoming Saturday at Tuskegee University. The atmosphere of the crowd and the chants of the student section makes for an unforgettable experience. Despite the annual celebration of alumni, the Golden Tigers football team has to take to the field for a serious matter.  The undefeated Golden Tigers are nearing the end of their season in a quest for a trip to the SIAC Football Championship game and their fourth consecutive NCAA Playoff berth.  The Golden Tigers are ranked 5th in the nation which marks the highest ranking in school history. The […]

Tuskegee vs. UNC Pembroke: Battle of the Defenses

Photo provided by: Carlo Catalan The Golden Tigers, ranked 14th in the polls, are early in the season and currently undefeated with a 4-0 record. The team is coming off of a huge divisional victory, this past weekend against Lane College winning 38-7.  The  Golden Tigers picked up their fourth win of the season in the blowout against Lane College. This game was one of the more critical games of the year for Tuskegee. Playing in their first divisional game of the season meant that our Golden Tiers had to excecute in order to inch closer towards the conference title […]

Taking A Knee For Justice

THE ARON W. HENDERSON/GETTY IMAGES During the War of 1812, the lawyer and amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote a poem about the events of the attack at Fort McHenry in Baltimore, MD.   This turned out to be what Americans call the National Anthem and what is considered the war cry for freedom in this country. On August 26,2016, during the San Francisco 49ers vs. Green Bay Packers pre-game ceremonies quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat down during the play of the anthem. He told reporters that the reason why he didn’t stand was to bring awareness to the current issues […]

Lacrosse the Yard

Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing sports in America. When you watch college lacrosse, you expect to see the powerhouse names like John Hopkins, Maryland, and Duke who have the most established programs in the country; however, when you think of a HBCU with a powerhouse lacrosse team, you will probably scratch your head. Your confusion is understandable. Prior to Hampton becoming the first HBCU to field a Division 1 lacrosse team, there were only 4 other programs in the country. Howard stands as the only HBCU in Division 1 women’s lacrosse. Delaware State also has a women’s program. […]

Golden Tigers’ Golden Quarterback

    Whether the Golden Tigers quarterback, Kevin Lacey, is motivating his teammates on the sidelines or gearing up to throw a game winning touchdown pass, he personifies the essence of a true leader. For 3 years now, Lacey has been an integral member of the Golden Tigers football team. Lacey shared that he believes his energy and attitude have the biggest impact on his teammates. He stated, “I try to be upbeat and energetic all day. Good vibes keep the mood up at practice. In regards to the upcoming season, Lacey expressed that he, along with teammates, are more “excited […]