CIAA Columnist

CIAA Columnist

Kris Ferguson earned three business bachelor degrees and graduated from Winston-Salem State University in 2008. He works for a financial regulatory agency as a capital markets specialist.

In addition to his business travels, he spends his spare time on exotic road trips throughout in the US and Canada, watching sports, exercising, modifying cars, and building his wine collection.

CIAA 2019 Season Wrap Up

December 31st, 2019 12:00am

It’s the last day of the year, and a fitting time to close this chapter of CIAA football.  That today is the last day of the decade is only more fitting to look back at what the conference has completed over the last 10 years. 

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CIAA Playoff Preview

November 23rd, 2019 12:00am

It’s playoff time.  The CIAA was only able to get one team into the playoffs, as Virginia State (a previous seven-seed) was ejected from the playoff pool by Miles College (SIAC) because of the earned access rules. 

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CIAA Championship Week Preview

November 15th, 2019 7:00am

The Virginia State/Virginia Union game has to be one of the most bizarre ending I’ve witnessed in a game.  The Panthers fought back from a deficit to tie the game in the fourth quarter, and then Panthers QB Khalid Morris throws and interception on their last drive. 

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CIAA Rivalry Week 2019 Preview

November 8th, 2019 5:00am

The Southern Division picture became a lot clearer last week. Shaw’s 21-0 blanketing of Winston-Salem State puts the Bears on course to have a shot at winning the division AND having a six-win season.

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CIAA Preview Week Nine

November 1st, 2019 4:53am

The end of last week’s games provided a stunning revelation.  All of a sudden, the Southern Division was up for grabs when St.

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CIAA Preview Week Eight

October 25th, 2019 12:00pm

The Bowie State-Virginia State matchup was the slugfest many expected it to be.  VSU dominated this game on the stat sheet. 

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CIAA Week 7 Preview

October 17th, 2019 8:29pm

Last Saturday was rather predictable with the exception of one game.  St.

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CIAA Week Six Preview

October 10th, 2019 9:00pm

We are halfway through the season. So much has happened that it’s hard to keep up. 

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CIAA Week Five Preview

October 3rd, 2019 8:31pm

  Special teams are playing quite a pronounced role this season. 

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CIAA Week 4 Preview

September 26th, 2019 9:00pm

  The NCAA Division II showcase game between Shaw and Chowan most certainly did not disappoint.

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CIAA Preview Week Three

September 20th, 2019 10:00am

You know, sometimes you end up in situations where you think “things can’t get anymore crazier”.  Well, ladies and gentlemen, last Saturday turned into a “Hold My Beer”-fest. 

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CIAA Week Two Preview

September 13th, 2019 12:00am

  The theme of this week is inspiration. 

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CIAA Preview Week One

September 5th, 2019 12:00am

Week zero wasn’t particular kind to Elizabeth City State.  FCS Hampton found the endzone early and often against the Vikings. 

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2019 CIAA Season Preview

August 30th, 2019 12:00am

We need to take a moment to reflect on this calendar decade of CIAA football.  Arguably, it has to be the conference’s best nine-year run its history with the chance to close out the decade with a bang. 

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