Tag: SIAC

SIAC Baseball Tourney Offers Life Lessons

By Michael May 8, 2018 0

On May 4, at the SIAC Baseball Tournament, my alma mater,Tuskegee University, was preparing to play a baseball game that  would put them in position to play in the championship game, if they won.

A Tuskegee player ran pass me and said, “Mr. Harvey, you know anything about this.”

I smiled and replied, “Yeah, I’ve been here before.” read more

Miles,Albany,Claflin Kentucky State Advances in SIAC Tourney

By Michael May 5, 2018 0

Miles College and Albany State squeaked out one-run wins to cap off an exciting day of baseball at the SIAC Baseball Tournament, which will crown a conference champion on Sunday.

Both schools came into the tournament favored to reach the championship game.

They are ranked number one and two in the HBCU National Baseball Poll. Miles sits atop the poll and Albany is in the number two spot. read more

Baseball, Glory, Glory, Baseball!

By Michael March 31, 2015 0

Baseball. That game of nine men pitted against nine other men which begins during the chill of early spring and ends with the thrills of a chilly autumn classic is upon us once again. I’ve always looked forward to the opening of baseball season.

Opening Day of the baseball season was a signal in my youth that the winter was over and it was time to get out of the house and move around a bit. A chance to pound your fist into the palm of your glove, spit in it and get the leather supple for the next baseball thrown or hit your way. read more