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Albany State University Marching Rams seek funding help for trip to California

The band needs $250,000 to march in the 2016 Tournament of Roses Parade

To cover the nearly $250,000 needed to march in the Tournament of Roses Parade, Albany State University’s marching band has launched a GoFundMe website. ASU has set a goal of $50,000 by September 1.

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University of Alabama honors Albany State President Art Dunning, who helped break color barrier on football team

Art Dunning and four other walk-ons became the first black players for the Crimson Tide in spring 1967

In 1967, four years after then-Gov. George Wallace’s infamous stand in the schoolhouse door, five black football players made history by walking onto the team during Alabama’s spring practice.

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Albany State Lady Rams SIAC tournament game postponed due to weather

The Lady Rams will face Stillman College today at 4:15 p.m.

The Albany State Lady Rams quarterfinal matchup against Stillman College was postponed to today.

Albany State basketball legend Caldwell Jones dies at the age of 64

Caldwell Jones was one of six brothers who played center at ASU and one of four to play in the NBA

Albany State’s Caldwell Jones played 17 years of professional basketball, from 1973 until 1990.

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LOCAL COLLEGE HOOPS ROUNDUP: ASU men split weekend basketball games

Rams beat AUM and lost to Saint Leo

After a dissapointing loss Wednesday to Carver College, the Albany State men’s basketball team bounced back Friday with a win against Auburn University at Montgomery but slipped up again Saturday in a loss to Saint Leo University.

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Albany State loses late lead, falls to Carver

The Albany State men's basketball team blew a 15-point lead and watched as Carver’s Derek Douglas hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 9.4 seconds left as the Cougars stunned the Rams.

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Lady Rams fall to Division I Alabama A&M

After decisively winning the first set, 25-16, Albany State drops three straight to Alabama A&M on Tuesday.

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Rams honored to be part of White’s 100th win

Albany State coach Mike White earns his 100th career win Saturday, and his players relish the opportunity to help their beloved coach reach the milestone.

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Albany State picked to win East Division

In a bit of a shocker, the Rams, who are coming off a down year, are picked by the conference’s coaches to win the East Division — while ASU’s Jessie Atkins, a Camilla native, and Dexter Moody are named to the All-Conference First Team. (ADDS: All-Conference Teams)

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Smith: Former O-C Joyner not to blame for ’12 offensive woes

The Albany State football team had a woeful year on offense last season, but offensive coordinator Steve Smith says last year’s play caller, Uyl Joyner, doesn’t deserve to be blamed for the down year.

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Refocused Rams

Mike White and the ASU coaching staff address fans, alumni and media at Friday’s annual kickoff reception and look toward the future as they try to put last year’s disappointing 6-4 record behind them.

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Skinner: We will find a way to replace leading scorer Thomas

April Thomas was the fifth-leading scorer in the nation last season while at Albany State, but after she transferred to Valdosta State during the offseason, the Lady Rams now must find a way to replace their best player.

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It’s official: Rams bring back Smith as OC

As first reported by The Herald almost two weeks ago, leading candidate Steve Smith is officially re-hired by Albany State on Wednesday afternoon to return as the football team’s offensive coordinator. (UPDATED: 8 p.m. with addition quotes, reaction, detail)

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HERALD EXCLUSIVE: Albany St. star guard Thomas leaving program for VSU

Former Bainbridge star April Thomas led the Lady Rams in scoring the last two seasons, but now the sharp-shooting guard is bolting for Valdosta State, one of ASU’s biggest rivals.

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HERALD EXCLUSIVE: Ex-OC Smith a candidate to resume old job at Albany State

Steve Smith has been away from Albany State for two years, but sources tell The Herald that he is a leading candidate to return as the team’s offensive coordinator.