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Who's making the grade for CIAA?
Friday, February 17, 2017
The CIAA Tournament is here! And we haven’t even packed. Last year’s tourney was the Virginia Invitational. Will it be so again? Or will Virginia Union and Virginia State get their comeuppance? CC will be live blogging and tweeting beginning Tuesday. But first, who’s making the grade? (Records are division and conference as of Feb. 15.
 
Spring sports off and running
Friday, February 17, 2017
Johnson C. Smith women won their first CIAA indoor track and field championship. Fellan Ferguson of Kingston, Jamaica, was named female track athlete of the year after victories in the mile, 3000-meter run and 800 meters. Ferguson broke the CIAA record in the 3000m by almost 14 seconds with a time of 11:22.14. Winston-Salem State was second. WOMEN N.C.
 
Mounds, Almond Joy awards
Thursday, February 16, 2017
What would a pre-tournament week be without postseason awards. The competition is as stiff in some categories as the games on the court. This year I’m naming the women’s award after the Mounds candy bar and the men’s after the Almond Joy. (Now, if I have to explain to ANYBODY why, I’m going to talk about your family.) The
 
SPORTS SHORTS
Sunday, February 12, 2017
RALEIGH Youth baseball registration is Feb. 6-17 for ages 5-18 at local community centers. Call 996-6836. Flag Football registration for youth 5-13 is Feb. 6-24 at Lake Lynn Community Center, 7921 Ray Road. Call 870-2911. Terrance and Torry Holt, former N.C. State and NFL stars, will host a one-week football camp for boys and girls ages 6-15 from June
 
Shaw women continue streak over Falcons
Saturday, February 11, 2017
RALEIGH – Shaw women extended their winning streak over St. Augustine’s to 16 after Saturday’s 79-49 blowout at Emery Gymnasium. The game was actually much closer than the score indicates. The Falcons trailed by only four points midway the third period, but Shaw used its size and muscle to wear down SAU the rest of way to limit the
 
'Spring' sports kicks into gear
Friday, February 10, 2017
N.C. Central Doubles partners Jamie Rogers and Frida Cnossen, and Lynsey Cover and Jasmine Gabriel won their matches against Gardner-Webb last weekend, but GWU came away with the overall victory 5-1. The squad will seek its first victory Feb. 10 against East Carolina. St. Augustine’s Senior Shakinah Brooks was the only Lady Falcons to come away
 
SPORTS SHORTS
Friday, February 10, 2017
RALEIGH • Youth baseball registration is Feb. 6-17 for ages 5-18 at local community centers. Call 996-6836. Flag Football registration for youth 5-13 is Feb. 6-24 at Lake Lynn Community Center, 7921 Ray Road. Call 870-2911. Terrance and Torry Holt, former N.C. State and NFL stars, will host a one-week football camp for boys and girls ages 6-15
 
HBCUs Hall of Famers honored at Super Bowl
Thursday, February 9, 2017
The SWAC was well represented at last Sunday’s Super Bowl L1. An emotional and touching pregame tribute honoring pro football hall of famers from HBCUs, narrated by former Grambling State and NFL superstar quarterback Doug Williams, got the record-setting day off to a rousing start. Williams led the Washington Redskins to the Super Bowl XXII win
 
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