This week in sports at Grambling

As school is back under way, the volleyball, football, cross country and soccer teams are back in action. Here is a look at what the teams have done so far.

Soccer The soccer team, which was picked to win the SWAC West, has gotten off to a sluggish 0-3 start. In the Lady Tigers’ three games, they have managed to score only a single goal. The soccer team returns to action Friday as the Lady Tigers will try to pick up their first win against Northwestern State.
Record: 0-3


After being pounded by Nevada 49-13, the G-Men got in the win column with a 29-0 win against Alcorn State. Grambling quarterback J.P. Tillman, the transfer from Missouri, went 12-25 for 143 yards and two touchdowns. Tillman’s good performance last week has earned him the start Saturday at Northwestern State. Saturday’s kickoff is set for 2 p.m.
Record: 1-1


The volleyball team’s home game against Dillard has been canceled because of disruptions caused by Hurricane Gustav. The game has been moved to Monday.
Record: N/A

Cross Country

The cross country team returns to action this week at the Louisiana Tech Invitational in Ruston.