SC State Women’s Tennis Cruise Over Eastern Michigan

  Final Box Stats vs. Eastern Michigan ORANGEBURG, SC—The South Carolina State women's tennis posted a 6-1 victory over visiting Eastern Michigan Tuesday (Feb. 27) inside the Hardeep Judge Tennis Center. The Lady Bulldogs (4-1) claimed [...]

Women’s Basketball Fall Short To UMES

  ORANGEBURG, SC (February 27, 2024)—Freshman forward Taniya McGowan tossed in a season-high 21 points along with four (4) steals and four (4) rebounds, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State suffered an, 51-67, to visiting Maryland [...]

Men’s Tennis Knock Off Wofford 5-2

Final Box vs. Wofford ORANGEBURG, SC—The South Carolina State men's tennis team defeated visiting Wofford, 5-2, Saturday (Feb. 24) at the Hardeep Judge Tennis Center. The Bulldogs improve to 2-4 overall with the win, while Wofford [...]

Bulldogs Complete Season Sweep Of Hornets

  ORANGEBURG, SC (February 25, 2024)—The South Carolina State men's basketball team defeated Delaware State, 69-61, Saturday (Feb.24) to complete a season sweep inside Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center. The Bulldogs improve to 11-16 overall, 6-4 in [...]

Lady Bulldogs Top Delaware State 69-61

  ORANGEBURG, SC (February 24, 2024)—Senior guard Cassandra Colon tossed in a team-high 17 points and grabbed six (6) rebounds to lead South Carolina State to an, 69-61, win over Delaware State in MEAC Women's Basketball [...]

Scott Named to 2024 CIAA All-Conference Team

  CHARLOTTE, NC - The hard work finally paid off for Claflin junior guard Lauren Scott as she earned a spot on the 2024 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) All-Conference Team. She was honored as one of [...]

Lady Bulldogs Drop 51-69 Loss To Howard

  WASHINGTON, DC (February 20, 2024)—Morgan Beacham finished with a team-high 15 points and five (5) rebounds, while senior forward Jayah Hicks added 11 points and six (6) rebounds, but it wasn't enough as SC State dropped a tough [...]

Bulldogs Post 75-68 Road Win Over Howard

  WASHINGTON, DC (February 20, 2024)—Micheal Teal tossed in a team-high 15 points, while teammate Mitchell Taylor added 14 to lead South Carolina State to an75-68 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) road win over Howard Monday (Feb. 19) inside [...]

Spartans Edge Bulldogs In Overtime 71-67

  NORFOLK, VA (February 18, 2924)---Three Bulldogs scored double figures with senior guard Omar Croskey scoring a team-high 16 points and four rebounds, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State dropped a heartbreaking defeat in overtime [...]

Lady Bulldogs Fall On The Road To Norfolk St.

  NORFOLK, VA (February 16, 2024)—The South Carolina State women's basketball team posted their lowest scoring margin of the season after suffering an 25-87 road loss to host Norfolk State in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) play [...]

Softball Goes 0-3 In Spartan Classic

Box Score 1 | Box Score 2 | Box Score 3   SPARTANBURG, SC (February 12, 2024)—The South Carolina State softball team came up short over the weekend with losses to Loyola University (5-13), Towson (1-10) and host USC-Upstate (1-7) [...]

Panthers Take a 63-61 Loss at Winston-Salem State

  WINSTON-SALEM, NC (February 10, 2024) - The Claflin Panthers (14-9, 10-4 CIAA) took a tough 63-61 road loss to the Winston-Salem State Rams (15-8, 9-5 CIAA), Saturday. The Panthers tied the game heading into [...]

Bulldogs Post 78-55 Win In Non-Conference Play Over Cougars

  ORANGEBURG, SC (February 10, 2024)—Omar Croskey and Michael Teal each scored 19 points respectively to lead South Carolina State to an, 78-55, win over visiting Chicago State Saturday (Feb. 10) inside Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center. Raquan Brown and Mitchell Taylor both scored [...]

Women’s Tennis Defeats Elon 4-2

  ELON, N.C. (February 9, 2024) – The South Carolina State women's tennis team captured their first road of the season in a 4-2 win over Elon at the Jimmy Powell Tennis Center, BOX SCORE [...]

SC State Releases 2024 Bulldog Football Schedule

  ORANGEBURG, SC (February 8, 2024) - South Carolina State will play yet another 11-game football schedule during the 2024 campaign, the University announced Thursday (Feb. 8th). The slate includes six road games and five [...]

Bulldogs Knock Off Coastal Carolina 4-2

  CONWAY, S.C. (February  6, 2024) – The South Carolina State men's tennis posted their first win of the season in a 4-2 win over host Coastal Carolina Monday (Feb.5) at the Stevens Tennis Complex. [...]

Bulldogs Hold Off Coppin State 77-65

  ORANGEBURG, SC (February 5, 2024)—Four Bulldogs scored double figures with Caleb McCarty scoring a season-high 15 points and six rebounds to lead South Carolina State to a, 77-65, win over Coppin State in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play [...]

Lady Bulldogs Fall To Coppin State In MEAC Play

  ORANGEBURG, SC (February 5, 2024)—Sophomore guard Angel Jones tossed in a game-high 17 points to lead Coppin State to an, 63-39, victory over South Carolina State in MEAC Women's Basketball play Monday (Feb.5) inside Smith-Hammond-Middleton [...]

SC State Men’s Tennis Team Drops Decision On The Road

  JACKSONVILLE, Fla.(February 4, 2024)—South Carolina State men's tennis dropped a tough 2-5 decision to North Florida Saturday (Feb. 3) afternoon at UNF Tennis Complex. UNF (1-2) started off strong sweeping the doubles point. The [...]

Late Rally Lift Bears Over Bulldogs

  ORANGEBURG, SC (February 2, 2024)—Kamron Hobbs nailed the game winning jumper with 0:03 seconds remaining to lift Morgan State to an, 70-72, victory over South Carolina State Saturday (Feb. 3) in MEAC Men's Basketball action [...]

Lady Bulldogs Fall At Home To Morgan State

  ORANGEBURG, SC (February 2, 2024)—Jordan Releford tossed in a season-high 18 points, while teammate Cassandra Colon added 14, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State dropped yet another Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) contest to Morgan [...]

Lady Bulldogs Dominate in Season Opener

  ORANGEBURG, SC— The South Carolina State women's tennis open the 2023 campaign in dominating fashion in a, 7-0, win over visiting Francis Marion Sunday (Jan. 28) inside the Hardeep Judge Tennis Center. The defending [...]

Buzzer-beater Lift Bulldogs On Road

  DOVER, DE (January 28, 2024) – Senior guard Wilson Dubinsky nailed a buzzer-beating 3-pointer as time expired to life South Carolina State to an, 66-64, victory in Mid-Easten Athletic Conference (MEAC) play Saturday (Jan.27) inside Memorial [...]

Lady Bulldogs Drop Game One of Weekend Series

  DOVER, DE- First half woes continue seemed to be the deciding factor down the stretch for the South Carolina State as they fell short on the road to host Delaware State Saturday (Jan.27) inside [...]

Softball Releases 2024 Schedule

  ORANGEBURG, SC (January 24, 2024) — The South Carolina State women's softball team announced its schedule for the 2024 season, Wednesday (Jan. 17). The schedule features 46 games and 20 non-conference games, including three tournaments. [...]

Coach Berry Completes Coaching Football Staff

ORANGEBURG, SC (January 21, 2024) —South Carolina State head football coach Chennis Berry has completed his coaching staff with the addition of four new members. "Go Dogs! The latest addition to our coaching staff really solidifies [...]

Lady Bulldogs Suffer 61-75 Setback To NCCU

  ORANGEBURG, SC---Taniya McGowan and Morgan Beacham each tossed in a game-high 11 points, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State suffered yet another Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) setback, 61-75, to visiting North Carolina Central Saturday (Jan.20) [...]

Taylor Earns MEAC Rookie of the Week Honors

  NORFOLK, Va.,(January 11, 2024) -- South Carolina State freshman guard Mitchell Taylor was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Rookie of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola the league announced. Taylor (G, 170, 6-3, Fr., Atlanta, Ga.) scored [...]

Late Rally Lifts Howard Over Bulldogs

  ORANGEBURG, SC (January 9, 2024) —Freshman guard Mitchell Taylor finished with a team-high 18 points, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State dropped a devasting 78-82 defeat to Howard Monday (Jan.8) in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) [...]

Walker Leads Howard Over Lady Bulldogs

  ORANGEBURG, SC (January 8, 2024)---Tyana Walker scored a game-high 18 points along with four (4) rebounds to lead the visiting Bison of Howard to a, 70-46, win over South Carolina State Monday (Jan.8) in [...]

Chennis Berry assembles coaching staff

ORANGEBURG, SC  (January 6, 2024) — Newly-hired Bulldog Head Football Coach Chennis Berry introduced some members of his coaching staff. "Go Dogs! I'm super excited about the men that we have joining our coaching staff! [...]

Bulldogs Fall Short To Spartans In MEAC Opener

  ORANGEBURG, SC (January 6, 2024) —Three Bulldogs scored double-figures with freshman guard Mitchell Taylor leading the way with a team-high 12 points and four (4) assists, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State dropped a [...]

Lady Bulldogs Drop MEAC Opener 94-33

  ORANGEBURG, SC (January 6, 2024) —Diamond Johnson tossed in a game-high 21 points to lead top-ranked Norfolk State to an, 94-33, win over host South Carolina State Saturday (Jan.6) in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play inside [...]

Bulldogs Fall On Road To Oklahoma State

  STILLWATER, OKLA.(December 31, 2023)—Sophomore guard Jordan Simpson tossed in team-high 16 points and four (4) steals, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State dropped a tough 70-86 non-conference defeat to host Oklahoma State Sunday (Dec.31) [...]

Bulldogs Cruise Past Brewton-Parker 101-84

  ORANGEBURG, SC (December 23, 2023) —Davion Everett posted the games only double-double with a game-high 21 points and 12 rebounds to lead South Carolina State to an 101-84 win over Brewton-Parker College Friday (Dec. 22) in [...]

Lady Bulldogs Drop Tough Road Defeat To Furman

  GREENVILLE, SC (December 22, 2023) — Jordan Releford and Jhaven Meade each tossed in 10 points respectively, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State suffered yet another setback 43-67 to Furman in non-conference play inside Timmons Arena. [...]

Women’s Suffers Road Loss To Lady Cougars

  CHARLESTON, SC (December 20, 2023) - A second quarter collapse for the Lady Bulldogs ended in an 64-84 non-conference road loss for South Carolina State Tuesday (Dec. 19) to College of Charleston inside TD [...]

Bulldogs Fall Short On The Road

  ASHEVILLE, NC (December 19, 2023) —Omar Croskey and Wilson Dubinsky each tossed in 13 each but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State dropped their second straight in an, 75-79, decision to UNC-Asheville on the road Monday (Dec.18) [...]

Bulldogs Snap Losing Streak With Win Over Jacksonville

  ORANGEBURG, SC (December 12, 2023) — Five different Bulldogs score double figures, while South Carolina State snapped a seven-game losing streak in an 86-85 overtime win over visiting Jacksonville Monday (Dec.11) inside Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center. [...]

Bulldogs Fall Short To Wildcats At Home

  ORANGEBURG, SC (December 9, 2023) — Three Bulldogs scored double figures with Wilson Dubinsky leading the way with a team-high 11 points and three assist, but it wasn't enough as Bethune-Cookman held off a feisty SC [...]

Bulldogs Fall Short At The End To Charleston Southern

  CHARLESTON, SC (December 2, 2023) —Three Bulldogs scored double figures with Dubinsky Wilson leading the way with a team-high 13 points, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State dropped a tough 64-66 decision on [...]

Women’s Basketball Fall Short 58-68 to Buccaneers

  CHARLESTON, SC (December 2, 2023) - Despite a strong start by the Lady Bulldogs fell short to Charleston Southern 58-68 to the Buccaneers Saturday (Dec. 2), afternoon inside Buccaneer Fieldhouse. SC State owned the first [...]

Panthers Struggle in 80-62 Loss at USC-Aiken

  AIKEN, SC (December 2, 2023) - The Claflin Panthers (2-2) could not find their way, Saturday when the team a took an 80-62 road loss to the USC-Aiken Pacers (6-1), Saturday. The team gave [...]

Hinton Pours In Career-High In Win Over Queens

  ORANGEBURG, SC (November 30, 2023) —Janiah Hinton tossed in a game-high and career-best 25 points to lead South Carolina State Lady Bulldogs to their first win of the season in an 76-58 defeat over Queens [...]

Lady Panthers Take an 85-61 Loss to Coker

  ORANGEBURG, SC (November 29, 2023) - The Claflin Lady Panthers (2-2) showed some flashes, but the team could never get into full gear when the team took an 85-61 loss to the Coker Cobras [...]

2023 FCS Football Freshman All-American Team Announced

  The FCS Football Central Freshman All-American Team is here. This team recognizes the best freshman players from across the subdivision. 49 players from 43 programs are recognized on the Freshman All-American Team. Bulldog freshman [...]

Missouri Downs SC State In Men’s Basketball Action

  MISSOURI (November 22, 2023) — Junior forward Davion Everett tossed in a game-high 21 points and grabbed seven (7) rebounds and two (2) blocks, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State suffered an 59-82 setback [...]

Bulldog Running Back Finalists For National Rookie Award

  ORANGEBURG, SC (November 21, 2023) —South Carolina State freshman running back Jawarn Howell is selected among 22 finalists for the 2023 Jerry Rice Award. The 2023 Jerry Rice Award, which honors the national freshman of the year in Division I FCS college [...]

Eagles Soar Over Lady Bulldogs At Home

  ORANGEBURG, SC (November 19, 2023) - Marissa Gasaway grabbed a game-high 17 rebounds, while tossing in nine (9) points to lead Winthrop to an 54-45 win over host South Carolina State Saturday (Nov. 18) [...]

Taylor Named MEAC Player of the Week

  NORFOLK, Va., (November 17 2023) –South Carolina State freshman guard Mitchel Taylor was named MEAC Rookie of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola the league announced. Taylor (G, 170, 6-3, Fr., Atlanta, Ga.) averaged 13.3 points, 3.3 assists, [...]

Lady Bulldogs Fall Short In Home Opener

  ORANGEBURG, SC (November 15, 2023) —Newcomers Cassandra Colon and Jordan Releford tossed in 11 points each respectively, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State dropped a tough 61-73 decision to visiting Coastal Carolina Wednesday (Nov.15) in [...]

Croskey Leads SC State To Win Over North Florida

  ORANGEBURG, SC (November 14, 2023)—Senior guard Omar Croskey tossed in a game-high 21 points, while freshman guard Mitchel Taylor chipped a 17 to lead South Carolina State to an, 87-77, win over North Florida Monday (Nov.14th) inside Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial [...]

Pairings Set for 2023 MEAC Volleyball Championship

  NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 10, 2023 – The field is set for the 2023 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Volleyball Championship, which will be held Friday through Sunday, Nov. 17-19, at Memorial Hall Gym on the campus of Delaware State [...]

Late Rally Lifts Bulldogs Past Voorhees

  ORANGEBURG, SC (November 7, 2023) --Omar Croskey hit back-to-back three-pointers to spark a late 8-0 run that lifted SC State to a 65-57 victory over Voorhees Monday night. "I was just thinking about playing hard, [...]

Howell Earns National Weekly Honors

  ORANGEBURG, SC (November 7, 2023) —Freshman man running Jawarn Howell has earned national honors in his performance against Howard, which led to an 27-24 win over the Bison this past Saturday (Nov. 4th) at Oliver C. [...]

Bulldogs Secure 27-24 Win Over Bison

  ORANGEBURG, SC (November 5, 2023) — Freshman running back Jawarn Howell rushed for his fourth straight 100-yard day posting the third best performance in school history finishing with 27 carries for 283-yards and 3 TDs in [...]

Women’s Soccer Battle To 2-2 Tie

  ORANGEBURG, SC (October 29, 2023) —The women's soccer team battle to a 2-2 tie in a contest that when down to the stretch at home Saturday (Oct. 28th) versus USC-Aiken inside Oliver C. Dawson [...]

Bulldogs Suffer Tough MEAC Road Loss

  DURHAM, NC (October 27, 2023) —The Bulldogs came up short of giving legendary coach Buddy Pough his 150th career win in a tough 62-28 loss to host and defending MEAC Champion #10 North Carolina Central [...]

Simpson Named To Preseason All-MEAC Third Team

  NORFOLK, Va., (October 27, 2023) --South Carolina State sophomore guard Jordan Simpson was selected to the Preseason All-MEAC Men's Third Team, presented by TowneBank, the conference announced. SIMPSON (So., 6-5, 209) native of Orangeburg, SC played appeared [...]

Volleyball Drops Back-To-Back MEAC Matches

  ORANGEBURG, SC (October 24, 2023) – South Carolina State's volleyball team fell short in a pair of home Mid-Eastern Athletics Conference (MEAC) matches to Norfolk State (0-3) and Howard (0-3) inside Dukes Gymnasium. First [...]

Howell Earns MEAC Weekly Football Honors, presented by Coca-Cola

  NORFOLK, Va., October 16, 2023 – South Carolina State freshman running Jawarn Howell was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Rookie of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola the league announced. Howell (RB, 6-1, 215, Fr., Mooresville, N.C.) caught three passes [...]

Bulldogs Suffer 28-7 Setback to Golden Eagles

  ORANGEBURG, SC (October 14, 2023)---Graduate quarterback Corey Fields, Jr. threw for a game-high 224-yards connecting 17-of-34-1 and a touchdown, but it wasn't enough as Tennessee Tech scored 21 unanswered points in the second half to claim [...]

Women’s Soccer Suffer 6-1 Setback

6 Winner UNC Asheville (6-3-4, 1-2-1) 1 South Carolina St. (0-8-0, 0-0-0) ORANGEBURG, SC (October  9, 202) - South Carolina State suffered yet another setback in a 6-1 decision to the UNC-Asheville Sunday (Oct. 8th) inside Oliver C. Dawson [...]

Bulldogs Dominate In Win Over Dragons

  ORANGEBURG,SC (October 7, 2023)--After a 0-3 start, South Carolina State is fighting to get back to .500 before opening Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play in two weeks. The Bulldogs took a big step toward that [...]

LATIMER, WILLIAMS LEAD SCSU CROSS COUNTRY TEAMS AT WINTHROP

  Cross Country 10/6/2023 11:04:00 AM ORANGEBURG, SC – Senior Andrew Latimer and Graduate student Debrielle Williams were the top finishers for the South Carolina State cross country teams at the 40 annual Winthrop Adidas Invitational Jun. 30 at Rock Hill. [...]

Volleyball Team Snaps Losing Streak with Over Allen

  ORANGEBURG, SC (October 3, 2023) – The South Carolina State volleyball team snapped losing skid with an 3-2 victory over Allen University Tuesday (Oct. 3rd) inside Dukes Gymnasium. Head coach Melissa Robinson-Paige captured her [...]

Sanders Named Food Lion CIAA Men’s Runner of the Week

  CHARLOTTE, NC (October 4, 2023) - Claflin sophomore Jakarriez Sanders was named the Food Lion Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Men's Runner of the Week, Tuesday afternoon. It was his terrific performance at the Akiah [...]

Lady Bulldogs Fall Short in MEAC Series Over Weekend

  ORANGEBURG, SC (October 2, 2023) – South Carolina State's volleyball team dropped a pair of Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) matches to Coppin State and Morgan State over the weekend to remain winless in league [...]

SC State, Furman Set To Play Home -and-Home Series

  Football 9/28/2023 4:20:00 PM ORANGEBURG, S.C. –South Carolina State announced Thursday (Sept. 28th) it will renew its football rivalry with Furman University, beginning in 2026. The two Palmetto State Schools will play a home-and-home series. [...]

Kirkland Named CIAA Food Lion Defensive Player of the Week

  CHARLOTTE, NC (September 26, 2023) - Claflin University senior libero Jasmine Kirkland was named the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Food Lion Defensive Player of the Week, Tuesday afternoon. She earned the honor after a [...]

SC State Drops a Pair of MEAC Matches over the Weekend

  CHARLOTTE, NC (September 25, 2023)  - After a pair of successful seasons, the expectations will be high for the Claflin University men's and women's basketball teams. On Monday morning, the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association [...]

Women’s Soccer Fall Short at Furman

  Box Score Greenville, S.C. – The South Carolina State women's soccer team suffered yet another setback on the road 0-2 at Furman Thursday (Sept. 14) inside Stone Stadium. The Lady Bulldogs fall to 0-6 on the [...]

Volleyball Suffers Setbacks At Queens Falls Classic

  CHARLOTTE, NC (September 11, 2023) —The South Carolina State volleyball team suffered a few setbacks over the weekend in the Queens Fall Classic held at Curry Arena inside the Levine Center. The Lady Bulldogs [...]

Women’s Soccer Drops 3-0 Defeat To Charleston Southern

  ORANGEBURG, SC (September 6, 2023) —The women's soccer team suffered yet another setback Tuesday (Sept. 5th) to visiting Charleston Southern in an 3-0 defeat inside Oliver. C. Dawson on Willie Jeffries Field. Goalkeeper Sierra Curnell finished [...]

Pair of Bulldogs Signed to NFL Practice Squads

  ORANGEBURG, SC (August 30, 2023) — Former Bulldog standouts offensive lineman Alex Taylor and wide receiver Shaquan Davis both were waived, but immediately signed to the practice squad by their perspective teams. The New [...]

SC State AD to Participate in Coin Toss at US Open Tennis

ORANGEBURG, SC (August 29, 2023) ---- South Carolina State Acting Director of Athletics Keshia Campbell will be among a group of HBCU women administrators from around the country highlighted during special ceremonial coin tosses before selected matches at [...]

Lady Bulldogs Host Charleston Southern Tuesday At Home

  ORANGEBURG, SC (August 29, 2023) - The South Carolina State women's volleyball team open home play Tuesday (Aug.29th) versus non-conference foe Charleston Southern inside Historic Duke Gymnasium. The first serve is at 6:30 p.m. [...]

Pough Set To Hold Weekly Press Conference

ORANGEBURG, SC (August 20, 2023) — South Carolina State head coach Buddy Pough will start the 2023 campaign, beginning Monday (Aug. 21st ) with the annual Bulldog Football Press Conference. The weekly press conference will be [...]

Women’s Soccer Opens Preseason Drills

  ORANGEBURG, SC (August 10, 2023) —The South Carolina State women's soccer team begin their quest for the 2023 campaign with the opening of preseason drills. First-year head coach Liz-Amanda Brown welcomes a balanced roster [...]

Offense shines in Bulldogs first scrimmage

  South Carolina State held its first scrimmage of preseason camp Saturday at Oliver C. Dawson Stadium and Willie Jeffries Field. The first-team offense scored on its first play as Gaffney's Tyler Smith took a handoff 75 [...]

Bulldogs Open Preseason With High Expectations

  ORANGEBURG, SC (July 29, 2023) - South Carolina State opened its first day of preseason camp Friday (July 28th) morning inside O.C. Dawson Stadium. As the team prepare to face Jackson State in the [...]

SC State Lady Bulldogs Release 2023 Schedule

  ORANGEBURG, S.C. (July 14, 2023) – The South Carolina State volleyball team announced its 2023 schedule, a slate that features 15 non-conference and nine home matches under first-year head coach Melissa Paige. The Lady [...]

SC State Volleyball Announces 2023 Recruiting Class

  ORANGEBURG, S.C. (June 29, 2023) – South Carolina State head women's volleyball coach Melissa Paige announced the signing of ten (10) student-athletes who will play for the Lady Bulldogs during the 2023-2024 season. The [...]

SCSU Alum Tim Hall Named New Track Coach At USC

COLUMBIA, S.C. (June 23, 2023) – Tim Hall has officially been named the head coach of South Carolina Track & Field and Cross Country. Athletics Director Ray Tanner announced on Friday the hiring of Hall, making [...]

SCSU Women’s Basketball To Hold Elite Camp

ORANGEBURG, SC (June 22, 2023) —The South Carolina State women's basketball program will hold their annual Women's Elite Basketball Camp, Friday June 23rd at Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center Registration starts at 7 a.m., while the camp tips [...]

Bulldog Youth Football Camp To Be Held Friday

  ORANGEBURG, SC--South Carolina State University will hold a youth football camp Friday, June 9. Cost for the event is $20 per camper and is open to kids ages 6-12 years old. Campers will be [...]

Pair of MEAC Football Games to be Aired on ESPNU

NORFOLK, Va., June 2, 2023 – ESPN announced on Wednesday, May 31, its slate of college football games to be aired live on ESPNU during the 2023 season, and two Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) contests were [...]

Ames-Alexander selected for 2023 MSP HBCU All-Star Game

ORANGEBURG, SC--South Carolina State first-year performer Taylor Ames-Alexander was selected to participate in Minority Softball Prospect HBCU All-Star Game, Friday, June 2nd, beginning at 7:15 p.m. at the Grizzly Softball Complex on the campus of Georgia Gwinnett [...]

Toni Cowan Tabbed As New Assistant Soccer Coach

  ORANGEBURG, SC (May 26, 2023)—South Carolina State head women's soccer coach Liz-Amanda Brown has announced the addition of Toni Cowan as the new assistant women's soccer coach. Cowan comes to South Carolina State with [...]

Six Lady Bulldogs Earn MEAC Softball Academic Honors

NORFOLK, Va., May 9, 2023 – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced the 2023 Softball All-Academic Selections, honoring 74 student-athletes from the conference's eight softball-playing institutions who have achieved academic success. MEAC sophomore, junior and [...]

Fourteen (14) SCSU Track Athletes Earn MEAC All-Academic Honors

NORFOLK, Va., May 8, 2023—The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Monday announced the 2023 Men's and Women's Outdoor Track & Field All-Academic selections, honoring 172 student-athletes from the conference's eight member institutions who have achieved academic [...]

Jackson Named CIAA Softball Pitcher of the Year

CHARLOTTE, NC (May 2, 2023) - After a dominant pitching performance this regular season, Claflin senior Jaelyn Jackson was recognized as the 2023 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Pitcher of the Year, Tuesday. She was honored [...]

Four Lady Panthers Named to CIAA All-Rookie Team

CHARLOTTE, NC - The Lady Panthers softball team features some of the top freshmen in the conference and the honors came rolling in as four Claflin student-athletes were honored as members of the 2023 Central [...]

Ten SC State Tennis Players Earn MEAC All-Academic Honors

NORFOLK, Va., (April 27, 2023) —The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced the 2023 Men's and Women's Tennis All-Academic selections, honoring 57 student-athletes from the conference's six men's tennis- and seven women's tennis-playing institutions who [...]

NFL DRAFT: Davis waiting for his chance

After leading the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference in receiving last season, SC State's Shaquan Davis made the decision to leave Orangeburg in hopes of playing in the National Football League. Davis, a red-shirt junior, had 45 catches for [...]

Lady Bulldogs Capture Series Win Over Howard

Orangeburg, SC (April 18, 2023) — The South Carolina State Lady Bulldogs softball team captured their first series win over the weekend defeating Howard in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) showdown at Lady Bulldog Softball [...]

Panthers Break Out for a 12-6 Win Over Paine

ORANGEBURG, SC (April 12, 2023) - The Claflin Panthers (1-31) put on their best performance of the season when the team took a 12-6 win over the Paine Lions (10-10), Wednesday evening. The Panthers combined [...]

Lady Bulldogs Split Over Weekend With UMES

PRINCESS ANNE, MD (April 4, 2023) —South Carolina State softball team improved to 3-20 overall, 2-5 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) after a split over the weekend with Maryland Eastern Shore. The first day [...]

Lady Bulldogs Split Over Weekend With UMES

PRINCESS ANNE, MD—South Carolina State softball team improved to 3-20 overall, 2-5 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) after a split over the weekend with Maryland Eastern Shore. The first day of action was cancelled [...]

Panthers Take an 11-0 Loss to USC Aiken

ORANGEBURG, SC (April 1, 2023) - The Claflin Panthers (0-26, 0-16 PBC) had to battle some tough weather and a talented opposing team in an 11-0 loss to the USC Aiken Pacers (21-11, 13-3 PBC), [...]

Jackson, Fenwick Earn CIAA Softball Weekly Honors

CHARLOTTE, NC - The Claflin Lady Panthers had some great performances at the 2023 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Softball Round Up and it showed when the CIAA Food Lion Softball Players of the Week [...]

Adams Named CIAA Food Lion Track Athlete of the Week

CHARLOTTE, NC  (March 29, 2023) - The honors just keep coming in for Claflin sophomore sprinter Zoe Adams. On Wednesday afternoon, she was named the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Food Lion Women's Outdoor Track [...]

Pair of Bulldogs Earn MEAC Weekly Tennis Honors

NORFOLK, Va., March 29, 2023—South Carolina State tennis duo Mikalai Bankou and Soyfa Vitaliyena Chursina earned the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) top rookie weekly honors presented by Coca-Cola, the conference office announced today. Freshman Bankou was named Men's Rookie [...]

Lady Bulldogs Close Out Weekend With 1-1 Split

Box Score 1 | Box Score 2 ORANGEBURG, SC  (March 26, 2023) — Despite the rain delay, a fifth inning home run from De'Asia Lowther helped South Carolina State capture their first conference win over Delaware State, Saturday (March 24th) [...]

Bulldogs Open Spring Drills

After a 3-8 season, and a last-place finish in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, South Carolina State started its spring football practices Monday. "We're excited to get out and play football again," SC State head coach [...]

Panthers Take a 9-3 loss at Voorhees (S.C.)

DENMARK, SC - The Claflin Panthers (0-22) had a solid effort at the plate, but some late runs proved costly in a 9-3 road loss to the Voorhees Tigers. The Panthers totaled six hits in [...]

Lady Panthers Roll in a 24-4 Win Over Voorhees

ORANGEBURG, SC (March 18, 2023) - The Claflin Lady Panthers (11-8) clicked on all cylinders when the team took a dominating 24-4 win over the Voorhees Tigers, Friday. The Lady Panthers notched a season-high in [...]

Tennis Teams Dominate In MEAC Play At Round-Up

CARY, NC (March 18, 2023) —The Defending MEAC Champions South Carolina State men's and women's tennis teams dominated in style this weekend at the MEAC Round-Up held in Cary, NC. at the Cary Tennis Park [...]

Lady Bulldogs Knock Off Illinois State

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (March 15, 2023) – The South Carolina State women's tennis team captured back-to-back wins in a, 4-2, defeat over Illinois State Wednesday (March.15th) and the Hardeep Judge Tennis Center. The Lady Bulldogs improve [...]

Bulldogs Showcase Talents On Pro Timing Day

South Carolina State offensive line coach Na'Shan Goddard watched as a number of current Bulldogs went through Pro Day at the University of South Carolina Monday. Goddard, a former USC offensive linemen, chuckled when thinking back on [...]

Claflin’s Jackson, White Earn CIAA Weekly Honors

CHARLOTTE, NC (March 10, 2023) - When the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announced its first weekly honors, Claflin University stood front and center with three of the four honors going to Lady Panthers. Claflin [...]

Adams Named to USTFCCCA All-Region Team

NEW ORLEANS, LA  (March 10 ,2023) - When the United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the 2023 indoor track & field all-region honorees, the Claflin track & field teams both made [...]

Top-Seeded Howard Upends SC State

NORFOLK, Va., March 8, 2023 – Bryce Harris came off the bench for 20 points and seven boards to power top-seeded Howard to a 91-55 win over the eighth-seeded South Carolina State Bulldogs Wednesday in the [...]

Top-Seeded Norfolk State Eliminates SC State 61-37

NORFOLK, VA  (March 8, 2023) – Norfolk State's Kierra Wheeler recorded a double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds to power the top-seeded Lady Spartans to a 61-37 win over eighth-seeded South Carolina State Wednesday in [...]

Women’s Bracket Set for 2023 MEAC Basketball Tournament

2023 MEAC Basketball Tournament Women's Bracket NORFOLK, Va., March 3, 2023 – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has released its women's pairings for the 2023 MEAC Basketball Tournament, March 8-11 at the Scope Arena in Norfolk, [...]

Men’s Bracket Set for 2023 MEAC Basketball Tournament

2023 MEAC Basketball Tournament Men's Bracket NORFOLK, Va., March 3, 2023 – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has released its men's pairings for the 2023 MEAC Basketball Tournament, which will be held March 8-11 at the [...]

Lady Panthers Take a 4-2 Win Over Converse

ORANGEBURG, SC (March 1, 2023) - The Claflin Lady Panthers (6-5) returned to the diamond with a great performance in a 4-2 win over the Converse Valkyries (7-10), Tuesday afternoon. It was some great pitching [...]

Bulldogs Late Rally Surge Comes Up Short Against Howard

ORANGEBURG, SC (February 27, 2023) —Four Bulldogs scored in double figures with Davion Everett tossing in a team-high 15 points and grabbing 8 rebounds, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State dropped a tough 78-82 defeat [...]

Lady Bulldogs Fall Short 60-55 To Howard

ORANGEBURG, SC (February 27, 2023) —Lovely Sonnier tossed in the games only double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds, but as South Carolina State dropped 55-60 setback to visiting Howard in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) play [...]

Bulldogs Come Up Short To Spartans

ORANGEBURG, SC (February 26, 2023) —Three Bulldogs finished in double figures with Cameron Jones leading the way with a team-high 15 points and six rebounds along with four (4) assist but it wasn't enough, as South Carolina [...]

Lady Bulldogs Fall At Home To Lady Spartans

ORANGEBURG, SC (February 26, 2023) — Nicole Gwynn finished with a team-high 13 points, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State dropped a tough, 41-69, setback to Norfolk State Saturday (Feb.25th) at Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center. South [...]

Bulldogs Fall Short On The Road To Hornets

DOVER, DE (February 21, 2023) — Three Bulldogs scored double figures, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State came up short in a nailbiter to Delaware State, 69-68, Monday (Feb. 20th) at Memorial Hall. [...]

Bulldogs Knock Off Bears 74-62 In MEAC Play

ORANGEBURG (February 14, 2023) — Justin Wilson scored 13 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead South Carolina State over Morgan State 74-62 on Monday night inside Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center. Wilson added five blocks for the Bulldogs (5-20, [...]

Lady Bulldogs Post Season Sweep Over Coppin State

ORANGEBURG, SC (February 11, 2023) —Nicole Gwynn tossed in an team-high 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead South Carolina State to an season sweep over visit Coppin State Saturday (Feb.11th) at Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center. [...]

Lady Panthers Take a 7-0 Loss at Lander

GREENWOOD, SC (February 10, 2023) - The Claflin Lady Panthers (2-1) had some solid play, but the effort was not enough when the team took a 7-0 loss to the Lander Bearcats (3-3), Friday afternoon. [...]

Lady Panthers Fend Of Livingstone for 60-56 Win

(FEBRUARY 8 , 2023) - The Claflin Lady Panthers kept their winning ways going when the team took a 60-56 win over the Livingstone Blue Bears, Saturday afternoon. Though the Lady Panthers looked dominant for [...]

Panthers Hold on for a 57-52 Win at Benedict

COLUMBIA, SC (February 7, 2023) - The Claflin Panthers (16-4) had to fend off tough Benedict Tigers () to take a thrilling 57-52 win. Though the Panthers controlled much of the game and went ahead [...]

Panthers Roll in a 90-71 Win Over Livingstone

The Claflin Panthers took an impressive 90-71 win over the Livingstone Blue Bears. The 90-point effort marked the third time this season that the Panthers broke the 90-point barrier. The Panthers used a balanced attack [...]

Lady Bulldogs Snaps Losing Skid For First MEAC WIN

BALTIMORE, MD (February 4, 2023) —Nicole Gwynn led the Lady Bulldogs with a game-high 26 points and grabbed seven rebounds to knock off Coppin State, 63-61, and lead South Carolina State to its first Mid-Eastern Athletic [...]

HILL EARNS MEAC TRACK & FIELD WEEKLY HONOR

NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 1, 2023 -- South Carolina State sophomore Erick Hill was among the athletes earning Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) weekly track and field honors, presented by Coca Cola, the conference office announced Tuesday.The Raytown, MO native was [...]

FORMER SCSU VOLLEYBALL STANDOUT RETURNS AS HEAD COACH

ORANGEBURG, SC (January 31, 2023) – Melissa Robinson, a former volleyball standout at South Carolina State, has been named Lady Bulldog Head Volleyball Coach, Acting Athletics Director Keshia Campbell announced Tuesday. Robinson will begin her [...]

Lady Bulldogs Suffer Another League Loss On The Road

WASHINGTON, DC (January 30, 2023) —Lovely Sonnier recorded her sixth double-double of the season with 14 points and a team-high 12 rebounds, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State dropped another league contest, 35-67, to [...]

Former Bulldog Standout Hargrave Headed To Super Bowl LVII

ORANGEBURG, SC (January 29, 2023) —Former Bulldog All-American defensive lineman and current All-Pro nose guard Javon Hargrave, along side the NFC Champion Philadelphia Eagles are headed to Super Bowl LVII. The Eagles defeated San Francisco [...]

Panthers Hold Off Johnson C. Smith for 67-65 Victory

ORANGEBURG, SC (January 29, 2023)  - The Claflin Panthers (15-4, 7-4 CIAA) got a key Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Southern Division win, Saturday afternoon, when they claimed a 67-64 win over the Johnson C. [...]

Bulldogs Suffer Setback To NSU On The Road

NORFOLK, VA-- (January 29, 2023)—Three Bulldogs scored in double figures with freshman Jordan Simpson tossing in a team-high 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State dropped an tough 82-68 MEAC [...]

Lady Bulldogs Fall On The Road to Norfolk State

NORFOLK, VA (January 2o23) --—Sophomore guard Nicole Gwynn tossed in a team-high 13 points, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State dropped an 64-43 decision to Norfolk State Saturday (Jan.28th) at Echols Memorial Hall South Carolina [...]

TRACK TEAMS HAVE STRONG SHOWING AT GAINESVILLE MEET

GAINESVILLE. FL (January 28, 2023) – The South Carolina State indoor track and field teams had a strong outing at the Alachua County Collegiate Invitational contested Thursday and Friday (Jan. 26-27) with one first, three [...]

SC State Releases Its 2023 Football Schedule

ORANGEBURG, SC (January 27, 2023)  -South Carolina State will play an 11-game football schedule during the 2023 campaign, the University announced Friday (Jan. 27th). The slate includes six road games and five home contests at [...]

CCU Men’s Tennis Holds Off SC State

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (January 27, 2023) – The South Carolina State men's tennis team dropped a tough 4-3 defeat at home to visiting Coastal Carolina Thursday (Jan.26th) at the Hardeep Judge Tennis Center. "I give a [...]

Morris Named CIAA Food Lion Defensive Player of the Week

CHARLOTTE, NC (January 24, 2023) - Claflin sophomore guard Nya Morris was named the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Food Lion Women's Basketball Defensive Player of the Week, Tuesday afternoon. She earned the honor after some [...]

Lady Bulldogs Drop MEAC Contest To Delaware State

ORANGEBURG, SC (January 24, 2023) —A game-high 27 turnovers doomed the Lady Bulldogs, as South Carolina State suffered a ,58-49, league setback to Delaware State Monday (Jan. 23rd) at Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center. South Carolina State [...]

Bulldogs Fall in Overtime to Hornets

ORANGEBURG, SC (January 24, 2023) -Rakeim Gary tossed in a team-high 18 points and six (6) assists, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State dropped an tough, 88-85, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) defeat to Delaware State [...]

UMES Downs SC State In Close MEAC Battle

ORANGEBURG, SC (January 22, 2023) —Eight different lead changes down the stretch, lifted visiting Maryland-Eastern Shore to a close, 76-70, victory over South Carolina State Saturday (Jan.23rd) in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) play at Smith-Hammond-Middleton [...]

Lady Bulldogs Fall Short To UMES In MEAC Play

ORANGEBURG, SC (January 22, 2023) - Sophomore guard/forward Lovely Sonnier posted her fifth double-double of the season, grabbing a career-high 19 rebounds and tossing in 17 points to fall short in an 58-52 decision to Maryland-Eastern Shore [...]

Lady Panthers Show Improvement at Gamecock Opener

COLUMBIA, SC (January 16, 2023) - The Claflin University men's and women's indoor track & field teams wasted little time in making an impact when the teams had some strong performances at the Gamecock Opener, [...]

Panthers Put On Strong Showing at Gamecock Opener

COLUMBIA, SC (January 16, 2023) - The Claflin University men's and women's indoor track & field teams wasted little time in making an impact when the teams had some strong performances at the Gamecock Opener, [...]

Men’s Tennis Split Doubleheader

CHARLESTON, S.C. (January 15, 2023) – The South Carolina State men's tennis team split a double header match up against The Citadel, 3-4 and 4-3, on Saturday afternoon. Match # 1   (4 SCSU, The Citadel [...]

Bulldogs Drop Nailbiter On The Road To Eagles

DURHAM, NC (January 15, 2023) — The South Carolina State men's basketball team dropped a tough 66-71 to North Carolina Central in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) play Saturday (Jan.14th) at McDougald-McLendon Arena. Freshman guard Jordan Simpson led [...]

Lady Bulldogs Drop League Opener On The Road

DURHAM, NC (January 15, 2023) —The South Carolina State women's basketball team dropped their first league opener Saturday (Jan.14th) on the road versus North Carolina Central in an 55-72 setback at McDougald-McLendon Arena. Nicole Gwynn led [...]

Lady Panthers Take a 60-55 Loss at Livingstone

SALISBURY, NC  (January 15, 2023) - The Claflin Lady Panthers (9-5, 3-4 CIAA) took their third straight loss, Saturday afternoon when the team took a 60-55 road loss to the Livingstone Blue Bears (4-11, 1-6 [...]

Panthers Take a 73-57 Loss at Lincoln (Pa.)

LINCOLN, PA (January 12, 2023) - The #24 Claflin Panthers (12-2, 4-2CIAA) had their three-game winning streak snapped when the team took a 73-57 loss to the Lincoln (Pa.) Lions (8-8, 3-3 CIAA), Monday evening. [...]

Durant Earns Team Top Rookie of the Year Award

ORANGEBURG, SC (January 8, 2023) --Former SC State Bulldog standout, MEAC Defensive Player of the Year and current LA Ram defensive back of the National Football League Decobie Durant earned the Carroll Rosenbloom Memorial Award, given [...]

Bulldogs Fall To Coppin State In MEAC Opener

BALTIMORE, MD (January 8, 2023) —Four players scored double figures with the return of Lesown Hallums leading the way for the Bulldogs with a team-high 17 points, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State dropped a [...]

Lady Panthers Take a 63-53 Loss at Bowie State

BOWIE, MD (January 7, 2023) - The Claflin Lady Panthers (9-4, 3-2 CIAA) played a solid overall game, but a slow start combined with some fourth quarter struggles left the team with a 63-53 road [...]

Longwood Wins Over SC State In Men’s Basketball Action

FARMVILLE, Va.(December 21, 2022) — Junior guard Rakeim Gary tossed in his second straight 20+ performance, finishing with 21-points in an 77-104 loss to Longwood Tuesday (Dec.20th) inside Willett Hall. South Carolina State falls to 2-12 overall, [...]

Panthers Take a 74-68 Loss to Virginia State

ORANGEBURG, SC (December 20, 2022) - The Claflin Panthers (9-1, 2-1 CIAA) suffered their first loss of the season when they took a 74-68 loss to the Virginia State Trojans (9-3, 3-0 CIAA). Though there [...]

Lady Bulldogs Fall To Alabama A&M 53-37

ORANGEBURG, SC (December 18, 2023) — Sophomore forward Lovely Sonnier tossed in the team's only double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State fell short 53-37 to visiting Alabama A&M [...]

Simpson’s late bucket lifts Bulldogs past Samford

ORANGEBURG (AP), December 18, 2023 — Rakeim Gary scored 20 points as South Carolina State beat Samford 62-61 on Saturday night. Jordan Simpson's bucket with 58 seconds left gave South Carolina State the lead and neither team scored [...]

SC State Drops Home Opener To UNC-Asheville

ORANGEBURG, SC (December 14, 2022) --After 10-consecutive road games, South Carolina men's basketball played its home opener Tuesday night against UNC-Asheville. SC State dropped to 1-11 on the season after a 94-84 loss. The Bulldogs [...]

Sonnier Earns Player of the Week Honor

NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 13, 2022—Coppin State redshirt junior guard Mossi Staples and South Carolina State sophomore guard Lovely Sonnier were selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Women's Basketball Co-Players of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola, the conference office [...]

Morris, Scott Earn CIAA Weekly Honors

CHARLOTTE, NC (December 13, 2022)  - With the Claflin Lady Panthers opening the season with such a great start, honors are steadily coming in for the team. On Tuesday, two more honors came in a [...]

SC State Duo Name All-American

ORANGEBURG,SC (December 13, 2022) --South Carolina State receiver Shaquan Davis and linebacker BJ Davis were each named to the HBCU All-America team presented by BOXTOROW. Shaq Davis led the SC State offense with 45 catches for 934 yards and [...]

Lady Bulldogs Notch Win Over Lady Spartans

ORANGEBURG, SC--SC State women's basketball picked up its first win of the season Monday as the Lady Bulldogs defeated UNC-Greensboro 64-53 in Orangeburg. "I'm so happy for the players," SC State head coach Tim Eatman [...]

Bulldogs Drop Nail-Biter In Overtime To USC Upstate

SPARTANBURG, SC- (December 11, 2022) -- Transfer forward Davion Everett tossed in a season-high 20 points and grabbed 12 rebounds recording the games only double-double but fell short in overtime, 89-84, at G.B. Hodge Center Saturday [...]

Panthers Claim a Clutch 82-80 Win in CIAA Opener

ORANGEBURG, SC (December 10, 2022) - The Claflin Panthers (8-0, 1-0 CIAA) got a dramatic entrance into Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) play with an 82-80 win over the Shaw Bears (5-6, 0-1 CIAA). Claflin [...]

MEAC Announces 2022 Football All-Academic Team

NORFOLK, Va., (December 7, 2022) – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced the 2022 Football All-Academic Selections. This year the conference is honoring 179 student-athletes from the conference's six football-playing institutions who achieved academic success during [...]

Lady Bulldogs Suffer Setback To Winthrop

ROCK HILL, SC—South Carolina State women's basketball team fell shot in a tough, 61-38 setback to host Winthrop Saturday (Dec. 3rd) inside Winthrop Coliseum. The Lady Bulldogs fall to 0-10 on the season, while Winthrop [...]

Lady Panthers Dominate for a 111-43 Win Over Paine

ORANGEBURG, SC (December  5, 2022) - The Claflin Lady Panthers (5-2) scored their second straight win in impressive fashion as the team took a 111-43 win over the Paine Lions (0-6), Monday evening. After going [...]

Paladins Turn Back Bulldogs On The Road

  GREENVILLE, SC (December 3, 2022) —Freshman guard Jordan Simmons tossed in a team-high 14 points, three steals and assist, but it wasn't enough a South Carolina State dropped an 88-76 decision to Furman Saturday [...]

Lady Panthers Struggle in 62-48 Loss

62  Augusta 5-1 48 Claflin 3-2 ORANGEBURG, SC (December 1 , 2022)  - The Claflin Lady Panthers (3-2) put up a tremendous effort, but some shooting woes and foul troubles proved to be too much for the [...]

Lady Bulldogs Fall 87-56 at Coast Carolina

CONWAY, SC (November 30, 2022) - South Carolina State scored the first 12-points of the contest to capture an 12-0 lead at the 7:52 mark in the first quarter, but it was not enough as [...]

14 Bulldogs Earn All-MEAC Postseason Honors

NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 22, 2022 – South Carolina State had fourteen (14) Bulldogs named to the All-MEAC honoree teams, as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced its postseason football honors, presented by TowneBank. NC Central led the [...]

Dennis Named Food Lion CIAA Player of the Week

CHARLOTTE, NC (November 22, 2022) - After leading the Panthers to a 3-0 performance last week, Claflin junior guard Bryson Dennis was named the Coca-Cola Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Player of the Week. Dennis [...]

Bulldogs Fall Short In Late Rally Surge

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (November 20, 2022) – A late rally in the final four minutes of the contest gave North Florida an, 72-66, victory over visiting South Carolina State Saturday (Nov.19th) on the CSI Companies Court. [...]

MEAC Announces Volleyball Academic Honors

NORFOLK, Va., (Nov. 16, 2022) — The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced the 2022 Volleyball All-Academic Selections, honoring 64 student-athletes from the conference's eight institutions who achieved academic success during the 2021-22 academic year. MEAC [...]

Pairings Set for 2022 MEAC Volleyball Championship

NORFOLK, Va., (Nov. 14, 2022) – The field is set for the 2022 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Volleyball Championship, which will be held Friday through Sunday at Memorial Hall Gym on the campus of Delaware State [...]

Bulldogs Drop Tough Decision On Road At Howard

WASHINGTON, DC (November 12, 2022) ---Bothered by injuries and several veteran starters not playing, South Carolina State suffered yet another setback on the road in a 28-14 loss to Howard Saturday (Nov.12th) at Greene Stadium. [...]

Tigers Hold Off Bulldogs On The Road

NASHVILLE, TN (November 12, 2022) -Three Bulldogs scored in double figures with Lesown Hallums leading the way with a team-high 14 points and three steals, however it wasn't enough as the Bulldogs dropped an 61-80 [...]

Lady Bulldogs Fall Short To Royals

Charlotte, NC (November 11, 2022) -The South Carolina State Lady Bulldogs quest to post their first win of the season fell short in an, 50-41, decision to the Royals of Queen University of Charlotte Thursday [...]

Lady Bulldogs Fall In Season-Opener On The Road

GREENVILLE, NC (November 8, 2022)—The South Carolina State women's basketball dropped their season-opener in an, 71-35, decision to host East Carolina Monday (Nov.7th) at Williams Arena at Minges. Junior forward Gift Sampson finished with a [...]

SC State Bulldogs Madness Monday Oct. 31 at 7PM

  ORANGEBURG, S.C. (October 28, 2022) – It's time for Bulldog hoops! The South Carolina State University men's and women's basketball teams will tip things off Monday, Oct. 31, with Bulldog Madness, a preseason celebration [...]

Bulldogs Hunt Continues

Orangeburg, SC. (October 24, 2022) - The SC State women's volleyball team returned home Friday, October 23, to face MEAC foe Coppin State inside Historic Dukes Gymnasium. The Lady Bulldogs lost 0-3 (25-10, 25-12, 25-11) [...]

Bulldogs Fall Short to the Lady Hornets

Orangeburg, SC (October 23, 2022) —The South Carolina State women's soccer team fell short in their match against MEAC Member, Delaware State a 0-3 defeat Sunday (Oct 23) at Oliver C. Dawson Stadium/Willie Jeffries Field. [...]

Lady Bears Defeat Bulldogs 3-1

Orangeburg, SC  (October 23, 2022) -  The S.C. State Women's Volleyball team played a dynamic match against the Lady Bears of Morgan State on Sunday afternoon inside Dukes Gymnasium. The Bulldogs fought hard, but fell short. [...]

Bulldogs Knock Off Top-Ranked Eagles 26-24

ORANGEBURG, SC (October 22, 2022) —Graduate quarterback Corey Fields connected 21-of-31 for 264-yards and three touchdowns to lead South Carolina State to an upset, 26-24, victory over top-ranked North Carolina Central Saturday (Oct.22) at Oliver C. Dawson [...]

McDonald Places Second at Livingstone XC Invitational

SALISBURY, NC (October 19, 2022) - The Claflin University women's cross-country team had another strong day when the team placed third at the Livingstone XC Invitational, Tuesday afternoon. During the meet, sophomore Madison McDonald continued to [...]

Lady Bison Defeat Bulldogs in MEAC Match

Washington, D.C.(October  16, 2022) -  Lady Bison of Howard University defeated the Bulldogs on Sunday afternoon. The Lady Bison won in three sets. With this loss, SCSU drops to 0-18, 0-7 for the season, while Howard [...]

Bulldogs Shut Out Dragons 36-0 At Home

ORANGEBURG, SC (October 15, 2022) ---Redshirt sophomore wide receiver Rakim White had a career-day catching four (4) catches for 110-yards and two (2) touchdowns to lead South Carolina State to an 36-0 shutout victory over visiting Virginia [...]

Davis Named CIAA Food Lion Rookie of the Week

CHARLOTTE, NC  (October 10, 2022) - Claflin freshman setter Siri Davis has been one of the top freshmen in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) for much of the season. On Tuesday, she was recognized for [...]

Bulldogs Fall Short at Delaware State

Dover, DE (October 9, 2022) —The South Carolina State women's soccer team fell short in their match against fellow MEAC Member, Delaware State in a 0-3 defeat Sunday (Oct 9th) at Drass Field. Interim head coach Liz-Amanda [...]

Bulldogs Suffer Loss to Hornets

Orangeburg, SC (October 9, 2022)  - The SC State women's volleyball team face  3-0 conference match to Delaware State on Sunday afternoon, inside Duke Gymnasium. The Lady Hornets won in three sets, 25-16, 25-12 and 25-12. [...]

Lady Panthers Return to the Course at Royal Challenge

CHARLOTTE, NC (October 7, 2022) - The Claflin University men's and women's cross country teams return to action, Friday afternoon at the Royal Challenge. The two teams competed against some tough competition, including several teams [...]

Panthers Return to the Course at Royal Challenge

CHARLOTTE, NC (October 7, 2022) - The Claflin University men's and women's cross country teams return to action, Friday afternoon at the Royal Challenge. The two teams competed against some tough competition, including several teams [...]

Bulldogs Fall to Hawks

Orangeburg, SC (October 7, 2022) - The SC State women's volleyball team suffered a tough setback in 3-0 conference match to University of Maryland Eastern Shore, on Friday Evening, inside Duke Gymnasium. The Lady Hawks [...]

Volleyball Drops Another Setback To USC Upstate At Home

ORANGEBURG, SC (October 3, 2022) — The South Carolina State volleyball dropped their 14th straight contest this season in a non-conference matchup with USC Upstate Monday (Oct. 3rd) in Dukes Gymnasium. The Lady Bulldogs (0-14, 0-3 [...]

Bulldogs Suffer 0-3 Setback to NC Central

Orangeburg, SC (October 2, 2022) - The SC State women's volleyball team suffered a tough setback in 3-0 conference match to NC Central, on Sunday afternoon, inside Duke Gymnasium. The Lade Eagles won in three [...]

Gamecocks Take Down Bulldogs In Non-Conference Play

COLUMBIA, SC (September 29, 2022) — Quarterback Tyrece Nick finished with 14 carries for 95-yards and a touchdown, but it wasn't enough as SEC foe South Carolina rolled to an 50-10 victory over visiting SC State [...]

Bulldogs Suffer Defeat to Morgan State

Orangeburg, SC (September 25, 2022) - The SC State women's volleyball team faced another setback in 3-0 conference match to Morgan State, on Sunday afternoon, inside Hill Field House. The Bears won in three sets, [...]

WSOC: Lady Bulldogs Fall Short On The Road

LEXINGTON, VA (September 25, 2022)—The South Carolina State women's soccer team fell short of their first win of the season in a 2-1 defeat to Virginia Military Institute Sunday (Sept. 25th) at Patchin Field. Interim [...]

Panthers Show Up Strong at Queen City Invite

CHARLOTTE, NC (September 23, 2022) - The Claflin University Panthers cross country team had a great performance in their first men's 8K run of the season at the 2022 Queens (N.C.) City  Invite. After opening [...]

Aggies Turn Back Bulldogs 41-27 On The Road

GREENSBORO, NC—Redshirt junior wide receiver Shaquan Davis caught a team-high six catches for 127-yards and a touchdown, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State dropped their seventh in a row to host N.C. A&T State, 41-27 [...]

Eagles Defeat Bulldogs 3-0

Orangeburg, SC- The SC State women's volleyball team fell to Coppin State, 3-0 in a conference match on Friday evening, inside PEC Arena. The Eagles won in three sets, 25-11, 25-13, 12, and 25-17. The [...]

Avea Earns Terrier Invite All-Tournament Team Honor

Orangeburg, SC (September 19, 2022) - The Terriers of Wofford College announces their inaugural 2022 Terrier Invite All Tournament Volleyball team, as voted on by the Volleyball Coaches and tournament staff. SCSU's Siela Avea, a junior, Opposite Hitter [...]

Panthers Have a Strong Day at Furman Invitational

GREENVILLE, SC (September 18, 2022) - The Claflin University men's and women's cross country teams returned to the course with some solid performances, Saturday morning. The Panthers and Lady Panthers turned in some great results [...]

Young Lady Panthers Show Up at Furman Invitational

GREENVILLE, SC (September 19, 2022) - The Claflin University men's and women's cross country teams returned to the course with some solid performances, Saturday morning. The Panthers and Lady Panthers turned in some great results [...]

Women’s Soccer Fall On The Road To Hornets

MONTGOMERY, AL (September 18, 2022)—The South Carolina State women's soccer team suffered their 10th straight loss this season in a 0-2 setback to Alabama State on the road. Denim Whitten led the way for the Lady [...]

MEAC Announces Weekly Football Honors, presented by Coca-Cola

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 12, 2022 – South Carolina State running back Kendrell Flowers was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Football Offensive Player of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola, the conference announced today. The Bulldogs' BJ Davis was named Defensive Player [...]

Bulldogs Roll On The Road Over Wildcats 33-9

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA (September 10, 2022)—Despite a two-hour delay due to harsh weather, South Carolina State managed to pull it together to runaway with an 33-9 victory over SWAC foe and host Bethune-Cookman Saturday (Sept.10th) [...]

Two Bulldog Greats and future Hall of Famers Meet Up

Former SC State football great and Philadelphia Eagle standout Javon Hargrave (right) and former Bulldog golfer and Philadelphia area attorney Raymond Grier met up after an Eagle's practice Wednesday (Sept. 07, 2022). The two will [...]

Volleyball Falls At UNC-Greensboro Invite

GREENSBORO, N.C.(September 5, 2022) – The South Carolina State Volleyball team remain winless on the season after a tough setback over the weekend at the Tussle in the Triad Tournament in Fleming Gym at the [...]

Panthers Open 2022 Season at Carolina Challenge

COLUMBIA, SC (September 3, 2022) - The Claflin University cross country teams got the 2022 season started in a big way with some great performances at the 2022 Carolina Challenge. Both teams saw some great [...]

Cross Country Teams Post Strong Showing In Season-Opener

CHARLESTON, SC (September 3, 2022) —The South Carolina State Cross Country teams posted a strong showing at the CSU Buccaneer Invite. Team participated in the CSU Invite were College of Charleston, The Citadel, Newberry, USC-Beaufort, [...]

Lady Bulldogs Back In Action at Home Sunday

ORANGEBURG, SC (September 3, 2022) --- The South Carolina State women's soccer team returns to action on Sunday (Sept.4th) versus College of Charleston inside O.C. Dawson Stadium/Willie Jeffries Field. Last Timeout: The Lady Bulldogs (0-4) [...]

WSOC: Lady Bulldogs Fall On Road To UNC Asheville

ASHEVILLE, NC (August 29, 2022) — The South Carolina State women's soccer team suffered yet another setback Sunday (Aug. 28th) on the road at UNC Asheville at Greenwood Field. Graduate student Kierra Cox led the way with [...]

Pough Set To Hold Weekly Press Conference

ORANGEBURG, SC (August 26, 2022) —South Carolina State head coach Buddy Pough will start the 2022 campaign, beginning Monday (Aug. 29th ) with the annual Bulldog Football Press Conference. The weekly press conference will be held [...]

Lady Bulldogs Drops Back-to-Back Decisions On The Road

ORANGEBURG, SC (8-26-2022) —The South Carolina State women's soccer team suffered back-to-back setbacks on the road in their season-opener. The Lady Bulldogs (0-2) welcome a young and feisty squad this season, returning only two seniors [...]

Women’s Soccer Opens 2022 Season On The Road

Orangeburg, SC (August 17, 2022) The South Carolina State women's soccer team will open the 2022 campaign on the road Thursday (Aug. 18th) versus Stetson University at the Athletic Training Center in Deland, Fla. First [...]

South Carolina State gives Buddy Pough extension, raise

Football 8/12/2022 11:30:00 AM By Steven J. Gaither Fresh off another MEAC title and his first Celebration Bowl, South Carolina State has rewarded Buddy Pough with an extension. South Carolina State head coach Buddy Pough will be [...]

Bulldogs Hold Media/Picture Day Saturday

ORANGEBURG, SC (August 11, 2022) —The South Carolina State football team will hold its annual Media/Picture Day Saturday (Aug. 13th) beginning at 9 a.m. at Oliver. C. Dawson Stadium. Media outlets will get a chance [...]

SC State Hall of Famer Named Interim AD

ORANGEBURG, SC. (August 10, 2022) – South Carolina State Hall of Famer Keshia Campbell has been named the interim director of athletics at her alma mater, the university announced Tuesday (Aug.9th). Campbell will assume her duties immediately. Campbell, the second female athletics [...]

Bulldog Lineman Named Preseason All-American

South Carolina State defensive lineman, Jeblonski Green has been named second-team FCS All-American by Stats Perform. Green, who missed four games last season, finished seventh on the team with 38 total tackles. He led the [...]

Claflin Athletics Posts a 3.27 Department GPA

ORANGEBURG, SC (June 13, 2022)  - In addition to some fantastic performances on the courts, tracks, and fields, the Claflin University student-athletes put on some equally impressive efforts in the classrooms this spring. At the [...]

Golf tournament to benefit SC State scholarships

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (June 2, 2022) – The Florence and Darlington Alumni Chapters of the South Carolina State University National Alumni Association will host the inaugural SCSU Harry Carson Scholarship Golf Tournament on Monday, June 20, [...]

SC STATE RELAY TEAM UNABLE TO ADVANCE

ORANGEBURG, SC (June 2, 2022)– The South Carolina State men's 4x100 meter relay team was unable to advance to the 2022 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship Friday as the Bulldog foursome finished 18th in the [...]

Nelson Earns USTFCCCA Second Team All-American Honors

NEW ORLEANS, LA (June 1, 2022) - Claflin senior Zaria Nelson capped her collegiate career in style when she was named to the 2022 United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches' Association (USTFCCCA) All-American Team, Tuesday [...]

Chambers, Howard Named to D2CCA All-Region Team

LOCK HAVEN, PA (May 12, 2022) - After completing a successful regular season and a conference championship, the honors are coming in for the 2022 Claflin Lady Panthers. The duo of senior pitcher Bre'Zhay Chambers and [...]

Panthers Claim a 6-3 Win at North Georgia

DAHLONEGA, GA (April 29, 2022) - The Claflin Panthers (5-26, 1-24 PBC) got their first Peach Belt Conference (PBC) win of the season when the team took a 6-3 road win over the North Georgia [...]

L.A. Rams Select Durant at No. 142 in NFL Draft

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – The Los Angeles Rams have selected South Carolina State defensive back Decobie Durant with the 142nd overall pick in the fourth round of the 2022 NFL Draft. A First-Team Associated Press FCS All-American and [...]

MEAC Announces Men’s & Women’s Tennis Academic Honors

NORFOLK, Va., (April 27, 2022)—The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced the 2022 Men's and Women's Tennis All-Academic selections, honoring 49 student-athletes from the conference's six men's tennis- and seven women's tennis-playing institutions who have achieved academic [...]

SC State University Track Teams Set Two More Records

ORANGEBURG, SC (April 26, 2022) – The South Carolina State track and field teams continued their outstanding outdoor performances Saturday (Apr. 23) at the University of South Carolina Open by establishing two more school records [...]

Claflin’s Chambers Named CIAA Pitcher of the Week

CHARLOTTE, NC (April 25, 2022) - Claflin senior pitcher Bre'Zhay Chambers ended the regular season in style when the was named the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Food Lion Pitcher of the Week, Monday afternoon. She [...]

Lady Panthers Take a 10-6 Loss at Fayetteville State

FAYETTEVILLE, NC (April 22, 2022) - The Claflin Lady Panthers (15-13, 13-1 CIAA) took their first Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) loss of the season when the team took a 10-6 loss to the Fayetteville [...]

Panthers Rally Late for a 9-5 Win Over Benedict

ORANGEBURG, SC (April 19, 2022) - Bragging rights will come to Orangeburg, S.C. as the Claflin Panthers (4-23) rallied late to take a 9-5 win over the rival Benedict Tigers (5-34), Tuesday afternoon. The Panthers [...]

UMES Sweep Softball Series Over The Weekend

ORANGEBURG, SC (April 3, 2022) — The South Carolina State softball dropped Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) series to Maryland-Eastern Shore over the weekend at the Bulldog Softball Field. Five seniors were honored during pregame activities [...]

Panthers Show Improvement at Gotta Run Invite

CENTRAL, SC (April 3, 2022) - The Claflin University men's track & field team showed had some great performances at the Gotta Run Invite hosted by Southern Wesleyan University. The Panthers continued to perform well [...]

Morgan Named CIAA Men’s Field Athlete of the Week

CHARLOTTE, NC (March 29, 2022) - Claflin University freshman Jocolbi Morgan continues to make a name for himself as he was honored as the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Food Lion Field Athlete of the Week, [...]

Rembert-Jett Earns MEAC Weekly Track & Field Honors

NORFOLK, Va., (March 29, 2022) —South Carolina State sophomore Waddell Rembert-Jett was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men's Track Athlete of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola, the conference office announced today Others receiving honors were, Howard senior Jessica [...]

Jeffers Earns MEAC Top Weekly Track Athlete Honor

NORFOLK, Va., (March 24, 2022) — South Carolina State junior Tyler Jeffers was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men's Track Athlete of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola, the conference office announced. Others earning honors were, Howard [...]

SC State Announces 2022 Bulldog Football Schedule

ORANGEBURG, SC (March 23, 2022) —The 2021 Cricket Celebration Bowl HBCU National Champion South Carolina State Bulldogs will play an 11-game schedule during the 2022 fall campaign, the university announced Wednesday (March, 23rd). Bulldog New [...]

Softball Goes 1-2 in Opening MEAC Series At NCCU

CARY, NC (March 21, 2022) — The South Carolina State women's softball team closed out 1-2 against North Carolina Central in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) three-game series over the weekend at the Thomas Brooks [...]

Bulldogs Gear Up for Spring Practice

BULLDOG SPRING PRACTICE SCHEDULE (PDF) ORANGEBURG, SC (March 21, 2022) —South Carolina State will begin preparing for the 2022 campaign Tuesday (March.22nd ), when the Bulldogs open spring drills at Oliver C. Dawson Stadium, beginning at 6:30 [...]

SCSU Track Teams Shine at Georgia Tech

ORANGEBURG, SC (March 19, 2022) – The South Carolina State track and field teams had their second consecutive impressive outing Mar. 18-19 at the Yellow Jacket Invitational hosted by Georgia Tech in Atlanta, GA. Coach Jerod [...]

SC State Bulldogs Enjoy Pro Day

COLUMBIA, SC (March 18, 2022) -- Decobie Durant was in Columbia Thursday taking part in the Pro Day held at the University of South Carolina. Durant recently participated at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis where he ran [...]

SCSU’s Wade Honored During MEAC Tourney

NORFOLK, VA – Verna Squire Wade, the president of South Carolina State's athletic boosters,  was recognized as a 2022 Distinguished Alumnus of the university by the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Thursday (Mar. 10) during the [...]

Jackson Released as Head Men’s Basketball Coach

ORANGEBURG, SC (March 12, 2022) -- Claflin University has made the decision to change the leadership of its men's basketball program, effective immediately. The program will move forward in a new direction following the release [...]

MORGAN STATE EDGES SC STATE 80-77 IN MEAC TOURNEY

NORFOLK, VA (March 10, 2022) – Fourth-seeded Morgan State took a nine-point lead with just over eleven minutes remaining and held on for a hard-fought 80-77 win over SC State, the fifth seed, Thursday in [...]

Panthers Take a 12-2 Loss at Columbus State

COLUMBUS, GA (March 5, 2022) - The Claflin Panthers (1-4, 0-2 PBC) returned to Peach Belt Conference (PBC) action, Saturday afternoon where the team took a 12-2 loss to the Columbus State Cougars (16-3, 2-0 [...]

Men’s Bracket Set for 2022 MEAC Basketball Tournament

NORFOLK, Va., March 3, 2022 – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has released its men's pairings for the 2022 MEAC Basketball Tournament, March 9-12 at the Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va. South Carolina State closed out the [...]

Women’s Bracket Set for 2022 MEAC Basketball Tournament

2022 MEAC WOMEN'S TOURNAMENT BRACKET (PDF) NORFOLK, Va., March 3, 2022 – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has released its women's pairings for the 2022 MEAC Basketball Tournament, March 9-12 at the Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va. South Carolina [...]

Lady Bulldogs Drop 48-64 Road Loss To Howard

WASHINGTON, DC (February 28, 2022) — Freshman guard Nicole Gwynn finished with a game-high 17 points and six rebounds, as South Carolina State suffered another tough road loss to Howard, 48-64, Monday (Feb.28th) at Burr Gymnasium. Freshman [...]

Bulldogs Fall Short On The Road to Spartans

NORFOLK, VA (February 26, 2022) — T.J. Madlock tossed in a game-high 17 points and seven (7) rebounds, but t wasn't enough as South Carolina State fell short, 63-59, on the road to host Norfolk State Saturday [...]

Lady Bulldogs Fall On The Road To Norfolk State

NORFOLK, VA (February 26, 2022)—All-MEAC forward  Trinity Klock scored nine (9) points, three rebounds and two blocks but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State dropped another 68-29 decision to Norfolk State Saturday (Feb. 26th) in MEAC [...]

SC State University ends contract of Women’s Basketball Coach

ORANGEBURG, SC (February 24, 2022) —South Carolina State University announced Thursday the decision to end the contract of women's head basketball coach Audra Smith, effective immediately.  Associate Head Coach Ervin Monier has been named interim head women's [...]

Bulldogs Close Out Season Sweep Over Hornets 79-74

ORANGEBURG, SC (February 21, 2022) — Rahsaan Edwards had a season-high 21 points as South Carolina State turned back visiting Delaware State, 79-74, Monday nigh (Feb. 21st) at Smith-Hamond-Middleton Memorial Center. The Bulldogs improve to 2-0 against [...]

Bulldogs Complete Season Sweep Over UMES In 70-63 Win

ORANGEBURG, SC (February 19, 2022) — Freshman guard T.J. Madlock scored a game-high 18 points, seven (7) assist, and grabbed four rebounds, while teammate Rahsaan Edwards added 17 points and five (5) assist to lead South Carolina State to [...]

Lady Bulldogs Fall Short 65-57 To UMES

ORANGEBURG, SC (February 20, 2022) — All-MEAC performer sophomore forward Trinity Klock tossed in a team-high 16 points and eight rebounds, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State fell short 65-57 to Maryland-Eastern Shore in Mid-Eastern [...]

Lady Bulldogs Suffer 48-76 Setback On The Road At Morgan State

BALTIMORE, MD (February 14, 2022)—Freshman guard Nicole Gwynn finished with a team-high 12 points and six rebounds, while teammate Victoria Jordan added 11 but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State suffered an, 76-48, setback to Morgan State Monday [...]

Lady Bulldogs Fall On The Road To Coppin State 80-55

BALTIMORE, MD (February 12, 2022) – Trinity Klock and Mekayla Lumpkin each scored 11 each but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State dropped their fifth straight league contest in an, 80-55, decision to Coppin State Saturday (Feb.12th) at [...]

Durant officially invited to NFL Combine

South Carolina State defensive back Decobie Durant will get another chance to showcase his skills in front of NFL scouts and GMs at the 2022 NFL Combine. Durant is one of 324 draft-eligible prospects invited to participate [...]

Lowther Earns All-MEAC Softball Preseason Honors

NORFOLK, Va., (February 8, 2022) --- South Carolina State sophomore Deasia Lowther was named to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Second Team, presented by TowneBank, the conference announced. All awards were voted on by the conference's head coaches [...]

Bulldogs Post 74-68 Win Over NC Central Monday

ORANGEBURG, SC (February 8, 2022) —Freshman guard T.J. Madlock tossed in a team-high 20 points and grabbed five rebounds to lead South Carolina State to an, 74-68, win over visiting North Carolina Central Monday (Feb. 7th) at [...]

Lady Bulldogs Suffer 73-49 Setback To Morgan State

ORANGEBURG, SC (February 7, 2022) —Turnovers seemed to be the deciding factor down the stretch, as South Carolina State suffered an, 73-49, setback to Morgan State Monday (Feb.7th) at Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center. South Carolina State [...]

Bulldogs Post A Pair Of Wins To Open Season

SUMTER, SC (February 6, 2022) -The defending Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Champion South Carolina State men's tennis team opened the season with a pair of victories over The Citadel and USC-Sumter. In the first match, [...]

Coppin State Down Lady Bulldogs In MEAC Action

ORANGEBURG, SC (February 5, 2022) —Sophomore guard Nadia Reese finished with a team-high 15 points going 6-of-10 from the field and 3-of-5 from 3-point range, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State dropped a tough, 84-55, [...]

Bulldogs Knock Off Bison At Home 58-55

ORANGEBURG, SC (February 1, 2022) —Three Bulldogs scored double-figures as South Carolina State knocked off visiting Howard, 58-55, in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference showdown at Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center Monday (Jan 31st). Omar Croskey led the way [...]

Bulldogs Fall To Top-Ranked Spartans, 87-69

ORANGEBURG, SC (January 29, 2022) — Jemal Davis finished with a team-high 19 points, South Carolina State fell short in knocking off top-ranked Norfolk State, 87-69, Saturday (Jan. 29th) in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference showdown at Smith-Hammond-Middleton [...]

Lady Bulldogs Drop Tough Setback To Norfolk State

ORANGEBURG, SC (January 29, 2022) — Freshman guard Nicole Gwynn tossed in 10 points along with six (6) rebounds, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State dropped its first league contest, 60-40, to top-ranked Norfolk State [...]

Bulldogs Win On The Road Over UMES 69-60

PRINCESS ANNE, MD (January 22, 2022)— Jemal Davis scored a game-high 16 points and grabbed eight (8) rebounds to lead South Carolina State to an, 69-60, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) road win over Maryland-Eastern Shore Saturday (Jan.22nd) [...]

Hill Earns MEAC Men’s Field Athlete of the Week

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 19, 2022—South Carolina State freshman Erick Hill was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men's Field Athlete of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola, the conference announced today. Others earning honors were, Norfolk State [...]

Bulldogs Roll Over Hornets, 102-67, In Non-Conference Play

ORANGEBURG, SC (January 18, 2022) —Five Bulldogs scored in double-figures as South Carolina State rolled to an, 102-67, win over Morris College Tuesday (Jan.18th) at Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center. Latavian Lawrence and Raquan Brown recorded the teams only double-double [...]

Gwynn Selected With Double MEAC Top Weekly Honors

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 18, 2022—South Carolina State freshman guard Nicole Gwynn was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Women's Basketball Co-Player of the Week along with Coppin State redshirt sophomore guard Mossi Staples, presented by Coca-Cola, the [...]

Morgan Named CIAA Field Athlete of the Week

CHARLOTTE, NC (January 18, 2022) - It didn't take long for the honors to start coming in for Claflin University freshman sprinter Jocolbi Morgan as he was named the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Food Lion [...]

Scott Named CIAA Rookie of the Week

CHARLOTTE, NC (January 18, 2022) - After a very successful week on the court, the honors began to come in for the Claflin Lady Panthers as freshman guard Lauren Scott was named the Central Intercollegiate Athletic [...]

Track Teams Had Strong Showing at USC Saturday

ORANGEBURG, SC (January 18, 2022) – The SC State track and field teams post a combined 13 top 10 finishes, including six top 5 performances, Saturday at the USC Opener hosted by the University of [...]

Gwynn Pace Bulldogs With 63-51 Win Over NCCU

ORANGEBURG, SC—Freshman guard Nicole Gwynn finished with a game-high 26 points and six rebounds to lift South Carolina State to its first victory of the season in an, 63-51, win over visiting North Carolina Central Saturday (Jan. [...]

HBCU Legacy Bowl announces head coaches

The Black College Football Hall of Fame (BCFHOF) announced the Head Coaches for the inaugural HBCU Legacy Bowl on Wednesday.  The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC), the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference [...]

Panthers Take a 74-56 Loss to Virginia Union

ORANGEBURG, SC (January 12, 2022) - The Claflin Panthers (3-12, 2-4 CIAA) could not find any answers when the team took a hard-fought 74-56 loss to the Virginia Union Panthers (10-3, 3-0 CIAA), Wednesday evening. [...]

Bulldogs Drop Tough 88-81 Setback In Overtime To Morgan St.

ORANGEBURG, SC (January 11, 2022)—Four Bulldogs scored double-figures, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State dropped a tough, 88-81, tough overtime loss to Morgan State Monday (Jan.10th) in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference(MEAC) play at Smith-Hammond-Middleton [...]

Bulldogs Fall In MEAC Opener To Coppin State, 74-65

ORANGEBURG, SC (January 8, 2022) —Freshman guard T.J. Madlock tossed in a team-high 21 points along with nine (9) rebounds, but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State suffered its first league loss, 74-65, to visiting Coppin [...]

Lady Bulldogs Drop Tough 47-32 Setback To Furman

ORANGEBURG, SC (December 29, 2021) — The South Carolina State women's basketball team posted its lowest scoring effort of the season, dropping a tough 47-32 decision to Furman Wednesday (Dec. 29th) at Smith -Hammond-Middleton Memorial [...]

Lumpkin Selected As MEAC Rookie of the Week

NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 23, 2021—Freshman guard MeKayla Lumpkin was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Rookie of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola the conference announced. Others earning honors were Maryland Eastern Shore graduate guard/forward Amanda Carney and Coppin State redshirt [...]

Gwynn Earn MEAC Rookie of the Week Honors

NORFOLK, Va., (December 21, 2021) —. South Carolina State freshman guard Nicole Gwynn was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Rookie of the Week, presented by  Coca-Cola , the conference announced. Others earning honors were, Norfolk State [...]

Madlock Earns MEAC Weekly Top Honor

NORFOLK, Va., (December 22, 2021)  – Freshman guard TJ Madlock has been named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men's Basketball Rookie of the Week, presented by Coco-Cola. Others earning awards were Graduate guard Kyle Foster of [...]

SC STATE EYES BATTLE AGAINST SWAC CHAMPS JSU

NORFOLK, Va., (December 17, 2021)  –When the dust has settled following the Cricket Celebration Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 18 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, a new champion will have been crowned. The South Carolina State [...]

Bulldogs Hold Off High Point 67-66

ROCK HILL, SC—Three Bulldogs scored in double figure as South Carolina State held off a late rally from High Point to capture their second straight victory, 67-66, in the 1st Annual No Room For Racism Classic [...]

Madlock Named MEAC Rookie of the Week

NORFOLK, Va.,(December 9, 2021)– Freshman guard TJ Madlock was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Rookie of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola the league announced. Madlock (G, 6-3, 190, Fr., Memphis, Tenn.) scored the winning 3-point buzzer-beating shot [...]

Madlock Lifts Bulldogs In 65-64 Road Win Over South Florida

TAMPA, FL. (December 3, 2021)—Freshman guard T.J. Madlock nailed an off-balance 3-pointer from the corner with 0.6 seconds remaining to lift South Carolina State to an 65-64 victory over South Florida Friday (Dec. 3rd) at Yuengling Center. Madlock [...]

Slow Start Costs Panthers in 80-58 Loss to Lander

ORANGEBURG, SC (November 30, 2021) - The Claflin Panthers (1-4) could not quite keep up with the hot shooting of the Lander University Bearcats (2-4), Monday evening. After allowing a hot start to the Bearcats, [...]

SC State Falls Short In Overtime 91-79 To The Citadel

ORANGEBURG, SC (November 28, 2021)—Redshirt sophomore Cameron Jones tossed in a team-high 20 points, seven rebounds and five assist, but South Carolina State (1-7) fell short in overtime, 91-79, to The Citadel (4-2) Sunday (Nov. 28th) at [...]

Panthers Run Away for an 80-59 Win Over Voorhees

ORANGEBURG, SC (November 20, 2021) - The Claflin Panthers (1-2) controlled the game from the very beginning when the team took an impressive 80-59 win over the Voorhees Tigers (3-10), Saturday afternoon. The team took [...]

Howard Sweeps SC State in MEAC Volleyball Quarterfinal

NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 19, 2021 – Top seed Howard University swept South Carolina State 3-0 (25-12, 25-10, 25-14) in the quarterfinals of the 2021 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Volleyball Championship at Burr Gymnasium on Friday. The Bison [...]

Bulldogs Post 67-53 Win In Home-Opener Over St. Andrews

ORANGEBURG, SC (November 18, 2021) —Sophomore guard Rakeim Gary tossed in a game-high 17 points, while Latavian Lawrence recorded the games only double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds to lead South Carolina State to an 67-53 win over [...]

Lady Bulldogs Drop Tough 50-65 Setback To St. Thomas

ORANGEBURG, SC (November 18, 2021) -  All-MEAC performer sophomore forward Trinity Klock tossed in a team-high 12 points, while freshman guard Nicole Gwynn added 10 but it wasn't enough as South Carolina State suffered another setback 50-65 Thursday [...]

Lady Bulldogs Fall To USC-Upstate 70-51

ORANGEBURG, SC (November 17, 2021) —Rachel Ross tossed in a game-high 23 points to lead visiting USC-Upstate to an 70-51 victory over South Carolina State Tuesday (Nov. 16th) at Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center. All-MEAC forward Trinity [...]

Fierce Named CIAA Volleyball Defensive Player of the Year

CHARLOTTE, NC (November 15, 2021) - Claflin Lady Panthers senior Trinity Fierce was named the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Volleyball Defensive Player of the Year, Monday afternoon. The senior earned the honor after leading the [...]

SC STATE WOMEN FALL TO 0-2 AFTER COASTAL LOSS

ORANGEBURG, SC (November 15, 2021)– South Carolina State's Trinity Klock tossed in 14 points and grabbed eight boards and teammate Lovely Sonnier contributed 10 points and four rebounds, but it was not enough to overcome the [...]

Panthers Take an 81-59 Loss at Millersville

MILLERSVILLE, PA (November 15, 2021) - The Claflin Panthers (0-2) gave a strong effort, but the team could not quite keep up with the Millersville Marauders (2-0), Sunday afternoon. While the Panthers were able to [...]

Bulldogs Fall Short To East Carolina 70-62

GREENVILLE, NC(November 9, 2021) —Redshirt sophomore guard Cameron Jones scored a team-high 15 points and grabbed nine (9) rebounds but fell short to East Carolina 70-62 Tuesday (Nov.9th) at Williams Arena at Minges. Freshman guard TJ Madlock [...]

Lady Bulldogs Drop Season-Opener To Monarchs, 80-52

NORFOLK, VA (November 9, 2021) - Preseason All-MEAC sophomore forward Trinity Klock tossed recorded the only double-double with a team-high 19 points and 11 rebounds, but it wasn't enough as the South Carolina State drop its [...]

NORFOLK, Va., – South Carolina State sophomore defensive lineman Patrick Godbolt was named MEAC Co-Defensive Player of the Week and freshman kicker Gavyn Zimmerman was named Specialist of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola the league announced. Godbolt (DL, 6-3, 235, [...]

Bulldogs Host Bison On YOUTH | ROTC | Military Day

ORANGEBURG, SC (November 5, 2021) — SC State Bulldogs (4-4, 3-0 MEAC) look to remain unbeaten in league play when they host the visiting Bison of Howard (2-6, 1-2 MEAC) Saturday (Nov. 6th) at Oliver C. Dawson Stadium/Willie [...]

Bulldogs Edge Eagles In MEAC Showdown 27-24

DURHAM, NC (October 31, 2021)—South Carolina State pulled out a close, 27-24, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) win over North Carolina Central Saturday (Oct. 30th) at O'Kelly-Riddick Stadium. The Bulldogs improve to 4-4 overall, 3-0 MEAC, [...]

S.C. State’s Durant Invited to East/West Shrine Bowl

Watch Video Announcement South Carolina State standout defensive back Decobie Durant has been invited to participate in the East-West Shrine Bowl, giving the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) at least one participant in the contest. Durant, [...]

Bulldogs Hold Off Hornets 13-7

DOVER, DE (October 23, 2021) — Redshirt sophomore Shaquan Davis finished with four (4) catches for 114-yards, while quarterback Corey Fields, Jr. threw 15-of-30 for 208-yards to lead South Carolina State to an, 13-7, win over Delaware State Saturday [...]

Young Panthers Step Up at Livingstone XC Invitational

SALISBURY, NC (October 18, 2021) – The Claflin University men's and women's cross-country teams looked sharp in their final regular season cross country meet of the season. The team headed to Salisbury, North Carolina to [...]

Three Bulldogs Earn MEAC Weekly Football Honors, presented by Coca-Cola

NORFOLK, Va., (October 18, 2021) – South Carolina State quarterback Corey Fields, Jr. was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Football Offensive Player of the Week, while defensive lineman Patrick Godbolt was named Defensive Player of the Week and senior Zafir Kelly was [...]

Bulldogs Use Balance Attack To Take Down Morgan State

ORANGEBURG, SC (October 17, 2021)—Redshirt sophomore quarterback Corey Fields, Jr. bounced back from a two-game slump, throwing 19-of-44 for 258-yards and three (3) touchdowns to lead the Bulldogs to a thrilling, 37-14, victory over Morgan State Saturday [...]

Women’s Soccer Drops 1-2 Decision to Delaware State

ORANGEBURG, SC — SC State women's soccer team dropped a 1-2 decision to Delaware State Sunday (Oct.10th) at the Oliver C. Dawson/Willie Jefferies Field. With the loss, the Lady Bulldogs falls to 0-11 overall, while Delaware [...]

Banks Earns Second Straight MEAC Weekly Honor

NORFOLK, VA.,(October 8, 2021) — South Carolina State sophomore Jada Banks earned her second straight league honor on being named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week, the league announced. Banks (So., Conyers, [...]

SC STATE ENSHRINES EIGHT INDIVIDUALS AND ONE TEAM IN HOF

ORANGEBURG, SC (October 7, 2021) – South Carolina State inducted eight individuals and one team into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 1, 2021 during a special enshrinement ceremony at Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center. The ceremony [...]

Claflin Panthers Picked to Finish Seventh in CIAA Preseason

CHARLOTTE, NC (October 6, 2021) - The Claflin University Panthers got a motivational push when the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announced the 2021-22 CIAA Men's Basketball Preseason Predicted Order of Finish, Wednesday morning.  When [...]

SC State Bulldogs Hold Off Bethune Cookman Wildcats 42-35

ORANGEBURG, SC (October 2, 2021)—Sophomore quarterback Corey Fields, Jr., had another exciting day throwing 20-of-30-0 for a game-high 314-yards and a touchdown to topple Bethune-Cookman's late rally surge, 42-35, Saturday (Oct. 2nd) inside Oliver C. Dawson [...]

Young Panthers Lead the Way at Koalas XC Challenge

COLUMBIA, SC (October 2, 20201) - The Claflin University men's and women's cross country teams returned to the course, Saturday with some terrific performances at the 2021 Koala XC Classic. After a week to get [...]

Claflin Panthers Spoils JCSU Home Opener in Volleyball

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Sept. 27, 2021)  – Johnson C. Smith University women's volleyball team fell to Claflin University, 3-0 in in the Golden Bulls home opener on Monday evening inside Brayboy Gymnasium. The Panthers swept the Golden [...]

Soccer – SC State Bulldogs Falls to Gardner-Webb

Orangeburg, S.C. (Sept. 26, 2021) – South Carolina State women's soccer team dropped a tough decision to Gardner-Webb 0-5 at O. C. Dawson Stadium. SC State (0-9) goalie Kierra Cox (Denver, CO) gained eight saves on the [...]

SC State Falls Short To New Mexico State, 43-35

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Redshirt sophomore Corey Fields, Jr. posted a career day throwing 30-of-47-3 for 352-yards and four (4) touchdowns, but South Carolina State fell short, 43—35, to host New Mexico State Saturday (Sept. 18th) at Aggie [...]

SC State Set To Battle New Mexico State

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The South Carolina State Bulldogs return to action Saturday (Sept. 18th), when they take on host the Aggies of New Mexico State in a non-conference matchup at Aggie Memorial Stadium. Kick-off is [...]

VB: Lady Bulldogs Fall Short At Wofford Invitational

SPARTANBURG, SC (Sept. 12, 2021) — The South Carolina State volleyball team suffered yet another setback over the weekend during non-conference play at the Wofford Invitational inside the Richardson Indoor Stadium. The Lady Bulldogs (0-5) [...]

SC State Football Is On ESPN Orangeburg

Orangeburg, SC. (Sept. 1, 2021) – SC State University Athletics have partnered with ESPN Orangeburg to become the new home for Bulldog Football. Athletics and ESPN Orangeburg have announced an agreement with The New ESPN Sports [...]

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Orangeburg, we are excited to announce your new home for sports! We are all things ESPN and all thing Orangeburg. We are ESPN Orangeburg 1580AM and 92.9FM. Stay tuned for the latest sports news [...]