Southern athletic director Roman Banks said he would like to have a new baseball coach hired by early July — and, more specifically, "in the next two to three weeks," he said.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
The Southwestern Athletic Conference made a surprise announcement Tuesday morning: It is dropping its football conference championship game after the 2017 season.
Friday, June 02, 2017
Friday, June 02, 2017
Thursday, June 01, 2017
After 33 years as Southern baseball coach, Roger Cador will announce his retirement from coaching on Friday morning. Cador told the Advocate he will step away from coaching but will stay on at the University for at least a year in a non-coaching c…
Nestled away beneath the trees of the Southern University campus, tucked away behind the left-field wall of Lee-Hines Field, sits the house that Roger built.
Thursday, June 01, 2017
After 33 years as coach of the Southern baseball program, Roger Cador will announce his retirement from coaching in a news conference Friday morning.
Southern University baseball coach Roger Cador has a playing and coaching career with the school that goes back to 1970. As a head coach of the Jaguars, Cador holds a record of 850-488-1 with 14 SWAC championships over 30 seasons.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Two years after suffering a paralyzing cervical spine injury, former Southern football player Devon Gales posted a video of himself walking during therapy.
Sunday, May 21, 2017
On paper, Texas Southern wasn't supposed to be quite good enough to win the Southwestern Athletic Conference baseball championship.
Friday, May 19, 2017
Thursday, May 18, 2017
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — The Buffalo Bills hired Malik Boyd to be their pro personnel director in the latest addition to general manager Brandon Beane's new staff.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
When a team gets just two runners on base in the final six innings of a postseason game, its opponent doesn't need to do much to secure the win.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Monday, May 15, 2017
Southern junior John Pope is the lone Jaguar to be named all conference on Monday when the SWAC released its postseason awards list in advance of the upcoming conference tournament.
Sunday, May 14, 2017
As the Southern baseball team celebrated its 8-6 win over Texas Southern on Sunday that sent them into the Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament, the Jaguars looked to the No. 41 jersey hanging in the back of the dugout and thought about the…
Saturday, May 13, 2017
It’s dramatic enough when a team comes back from the dead to get a second chance at making the postseason after it thinks its season is already over.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Alabama State fended off a late Southern comeback to advance to the finals of the Southwestern Athletic Conference softball tournament Saturday.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Southern capitalized on Alabama A&M mistakes down the stretch as the Jaguars pulled away from the Lady Bulldogs 10-2 in the final game of the second day of the 2017 SWAC Softball Tournament.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Southern staved off a late charge from top-seeded Alcorn State to claim a 4-3 win in the opening round of the Southwestern Athletic Conference softball tournament.
Longtime Southern baseball coach Roger Cador walked back from statements Wednesday that he was planning to retire at the end of next season given the opportunity.
Southern baseball lost its final midweek contest of the season 10-1 to Lamar on Wednesday in an impromptu tuneup game to prepare for the high-stakes regular-season finale against Texas Southern on Sunday.
The Southern men’s basketball program is beginning to take shape under new coach Morris Scott.
Roman Banks’ first priority as Southern’s newly named full-time athletic director is to usher the program out of the recent NCAA struggles that have plagued the program and back into the glory days of the past.
Southern University Athletic Director Roman Banks was careful not to declare all of the Jaguars’ problems solved in his first official news conference as the full-time head of the department, but the program took a significant step in climbing out…
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Southern softball coach John Garris has been waiting for Wednesday ever since he saw Aubrion James pitch as a high school sophomore at James Clemens High School in Madison, Alabama.
The Southern baseball team's makeup game against Texas Southern will be played at 2 p.m. Sunday at MacGregor Park in Houston, team spokesman Chris Jones confirmed Tuesday.
Monday, May 08, 2017
Southern will have one more shot at reaching the Southwestern Athletic Conference baseball tournament, and it appears that shot will come Sunday.
Sunday, May 07, 2017
Saturday, May 06, 2017
Friday, May 05, 2017
Just before Friday night's series opener against Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Lee-Hines Field, Southern coach Roger Cador gave his team three objectives: 1) Get timely hitting, 2) don’t kill yourself with errors, and 3) Get Daniel Franklin to pitch his …
Thursday, May 04, 2017
During Southern’s intrasquad scrimmage Tuesday, coach Roger Cador pulled first baseman John Pope to the side for a brief conversation.
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
It took a little while, but the man who rushed for more yards in Southwestern Athletic Conference history than Walter Payton has found a home.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
It isn’t often Southern baseball coach Roger Cador misses a weekend series. In 33 years as Jaguars coach, he’s missed two, with the second coming this past weekend when Southern went without its longtime leader on a road trip to Prairie View A&M.
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Behind strong pitching and equally stout defense, Prairie View completed a three-game sweep of the Southern baseball team with a 3-1 win Sunday in Prairie View, Texas.
Friday, April 21, 2017
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas — Southern exploded for 15 hits, including eight for extra bases, but it wasn’t enough as Prairie View got a game-ending three-run home run to claim a 15-13 win Friday afternoon.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
About a month ago, Southern baseball coach Roger Cador and pitching coach Dan Canevari met to discuss who would start the Jaguars’ midweek game against Nicholls State.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
It’s been a long time since Southern went without coach Roger Cador taking up his usual post on the third-base line, but fans got a glimpse of what a Cador-less world might look like Tuesday night because the longtime coach was out with an illness.
Monday, April 17, 2017
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Friday, April 14, 2017
GRAMBLING — An effective pitching performance by Harold Myles went for naught Friday night after Grambling scored five runs in its final two at-bats to take an 8-5 win over Southern.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA endorsed a football recruiting rules overhaul on Friday that will allow high school football players to sign with colleges as early as December and put a two-year waiting period on Bowl Subdivision teams from hiring pe…
Thursday, April 13, 2017
GRAMBLING — With his team battling the flu and limited pitching available, Southern coach Roger Cador needed a long outing from starter Daniel Franklin on Thursday night at Grambling.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Just because Roman Banks is no longer the Southern men’s basketball coach doesn’t mean he’s completely out of the game just yet.