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Durham adds another major sporting event
Friday, March 22, 2019
Another bigtime sporting event is coming to the Bull City. USA Track & Field announced in December that it had chosen Durham to host the 2019 USATF National Youth Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Durham County Memorial Stadium. The weeklong event from June 25-30 is expected to bring in over 4,000 athletes from 7-18 and generate more than $7
Hampton wins in CIT John McLendon Classic
Friday, March 22, 2019
HAMPTON, Va. – Senior Trevond Barnes scored a career-high 22 points to lead four in double figures and earn MVP honors in the John McLendon Classic, as Hampton defeated St. Francis College-Brooklyn, 81-72, in the Collegeinsider.com Tournament. The win marked the first home NCAA Division I-era postseason tournament win and evened the Pirates record at
Eagles lose heartbreaker in Dayton - UPDATED 3/21
Thursday, March 21, 2019
North Carolina Central rallied from a 13-point, second-half deficit but faltered at the end in a 78-74 loss to North Dakota State in the First Four of the NCAA Tournament. The Eagles (18-16) led by five points with 5:24 left, but NDSU put together its own rally in the final 2 minutes to take the win. The loss negated a monster performance by senior
Blow causes another departure
Friday, March 8, 2019
Lonnie Blow Jr. has done it again. Another CIAA coach has lost his job because of Blow’s success. Fayetteville State men’s basketball coach Ken Spencer was relieved of his duties this week after three seasons. Spencer guided FSU to the championship game in his first year, but, as with most new coaching hires, he was using his
Rasheed Wallace new coach at Jordan High
Friday, March 8, 2019
DURHAM – Jordan High School varsity boy basketball just got a major upgrade. North Carolina alumnus and former NBA star Rasheed Wallace was announced Friday as the Falcons new head coach. "This is a special day for Jordan High School and our athletic department," Director of Athletics Shelba Levins said in a statement. "We want coaches who can
St. Aug’s Gathright wins Lowe’s award
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
CHARLOTTE – Two-time All-CIAA senior guard Tyre Gathright was named the winner of the 2018-19 Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award for men’s basketball. The award, chosen by a combination of votes from CIAA men’s basketball coaches, media and fans, is awarded to the most outstanding senior student-athlete in men’s basketball. An acronym

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