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Arizona sweeps doubleheader from Alcorn State

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Arizona baseball team swept a Sunday doubleheader and the three-game series against Alcorn State with 20-1 and 11-1 victories Sunday at Hi Corbett Field. Arizona improved to 6-2 on the season, while Alcorn State dropped to 0-8. The Wildcats outscored the Braves 31-2 in the two games Sunday paced by an offensive attack that hit .500 (.39-for-78). Five players...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Farris throws shutout in Arizona's win over Alcorn State

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Senior James Farris match his career high with 10 strikeouts in a complete-game shutout as Arizona blanked visiting Alcorn State 6-0 before a crowd of 2,385 at Hi Corbett Field on Saturday evening. Farris (W, 2-0) went the distance for the fifth time in his career en route to his second career complete-game shutout. The righty scattered five hits and walked just...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 HBCU Pro Prospects: Alcorn's Walker Could Be A Steal

Alcorn State running back Arnold Walker was named SWAC Co-Offensive Player of The Year. (The Advocate photo)Arnold Walker, Alcorn StateWalker had an up and down career at Alcorn State, ending it with a bang. The Atlanta native had a banner 2013 season, rushing for nearly 1,200 yards while averaging over 5 yards per carry and rushing for 16 touchdowns. He also showed ability as a...
Via HBCU Gameday
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Alcorn St. defeats Southern 44-38 in OT

Arnold Walker scored on a 25-yard run in overtime to lift Alcorn State to a wild 44-38 Southwest Athletic Conference win over Southern Saturday night. Alcorn State (7-2, 5-1) almost scored on Southern's opening possession in OT when Jestin Williams returned an interception 88 yards but he was tackled on the 4-yard line. Southern (4-4, 4-2) had scored 21-straight points, including...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Alcorn St defense stuffs Grambling St in 48-0 win

Arnold Walker rushed for 110 yards and two touchdowns as Alcorn State pounded Southwestern Athletic Conference rival Grambling State 48-0 in the 30th Anniversary of the Circle City Classic. Alcorn State forced a three-and-out on the first possession and blocked the punt to take over on the Grambling 7 yard line. On the next play John Gibbs Jr. hit Jordan Payne for a touchdown and...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Alcorn St defeats Mississippi Valley St 35-28

Arnold Walker rushed for two fourth-quarter touchdowns, leading Alcorn State to a comeback win over Mississippi Valley State 35-28 Saturday in the conference opener for both teams. Down 21-13 in the fourth quarter, Alcorn State's (2-1, 1-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) Terrence Green recovered a fumble at the MVSU 17-yard line. Walker carried three straight times for a Brave...
Via AP on Fox
September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-Vandy TE Off Alcorn State Squad, For Now

Ex-Vanderbilt player JaBorian "Tip" McKenzie's time on the Alcorn State football team is over, at least for now. Alcorn State announced today that McKenzie has been suspended from the team "until further notice."  The controversy stems from the fact that McKenzie, 19 is one of four ex-Vanderbilt players facing charges of aggravated rape and battery...
Via HBCU Gameday
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-Vandy player accused of rape now at Alcorn St

LORMAN, Miss. -- Alcorn State coach Jay Hopson said former Vanderbilt player Jaborian "Tip" McKenzie is playing football for the Braves because he believes the freshman is "100 percent innocent" of the rape charges he faces in Nashville, Tenn. McKenzie, 19, and three other former Vanderbilt players are charged with raping an unconscious Vanderbilt student at...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Alcorn State dominates Edward Waters 63-12

Arnold Walker scored three touchdowns as Alcorn State dominated Edward Waters 63-12 in the season opener for both teams on Saturday. Walker's three scores came on just 75 yards rushing, but three other Braves rushed for at least 50 yards as ground attack piled up 280 yards. The contest got away from Edward Waters early and Alcorn State won back-to-back home openers for the...
Via Fox Sports
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Alcorn St. 20, Southern U. 17

Jordan Payne ran for two touchdowns as Alcorn State rallied to beat Southern University 20-17 on Saturday in Southwestern Athletic Conference action. The Braves opened the scoring with a 1-yard touchdown run from freshman backup quarterback Payne. Alcorn State (2-4, 2-2) then jumped ahead 14-0 after John Gibbs connected with Joe Price on a 42-yard strike. Four different quarterbacks...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Alcorn State Makes Surprising Choice to Lead Program

Alcorn State Makes Surprising Choice to Lead ProgramAlcorn State introduced Jay Hopson, Tuesday, as the school’s new football coach. What makes this story interesting, though, are the social implications that come with this hire. Alcorn State is a historically black college and, with Hopson’s hire, he becomes the first white head coach in the history of the school and the Southwestern...
Via BeyondUSports
May 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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