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FSU upends Shaw
Thursday, February 23, 2017
CHARLOTTE – For the second time in his two-year return, Joel Hopkins’ Shaw team failed to advance past its first game at the CIAA Tournament. The Bears, the No. 1 seed in the Southern Division, were defeated by Fayetteville State, 56-49, to end their season at 14-13. Shaw swept the Broncos in the regular season. “This was a knockout,
 
St. Aug's men ends season against Broncos
Thursday, February 23, 2017
CHARLOTTE – St. Augustine’s couldn’t overcome a sluggish first half and fell to division foe Fayetteville State 86-80 in quarterfinal action Wednesday night at Bojangles Coliseum. The Falcons shot a dismal 25.8 percent on 8 of 31 shooting to trail by 14 at halftime. The deficit blossomed to 17 points before SAU made a late run, helped
 
SAU men pull out thriller
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
CHARLOTTE – This time, the table was turned. After losing several games on buzzer-beaters, St. Augustine’s got the upper hand with a late-game layup by senior Anthony Gaskins to knock off Lincoln 61-60. The win also reverses last year’s tourney in which the Falcons lost on a last-second basket by Bowie State in overtime. SAU will take on
 
SAUís January named defensive POTY
Monday, February 20, 2017
CHARLOTTE – On Monday, Saint Augustine’s standouts Anthony Gaskins and Quincy January were named to the all-CIAA men’s basketball team during the CIAA Tournament Tip-Off Awards Luncheon at the Charlotte Convention Center. January (left) was also selected CIAA Men’s Basketball Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight
 
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
 
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FSU upends Shaw

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St. Aug's men ends season against Broncos

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