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McCain's INT leads Aggies to win
Monday, September 18, 2017
CHARLOTTE – Whether it is Boone in 2013 or Kent, Ohio, in 2016 or Charlotte last Saturday, North Carolina A&T has become adept at going on the road and winning games conventional wisdom says they cannot win. The Aggies (No. 20 FCS Coaches Poll/No. 25 STATS Media Poll) defeated Division I-FBS and Conference USA member Charlotte, 35-31, behind a
Shaw offense shines in first win
Saturday, September 16, 2017
DURHAM – In his first career start, sophomore quarterback Vidal Woodruff connected on 25 of 35 passes for 317 yards and three touchdowns to lead Shaw to a 34-27 victory over Malone University Saturday. The victory snapped a two-game skid for the Bears (1-2). Junior running back Michael Sherman carried the load with 19 carries for 70 yards and a TD
Eagles get on the winning side
Friday, September 15, 2017
Virginia Union rebounded in a big way with an upset win over Newberry, 31-23, its first victory over a South Atlantic Conference team since 2007. The Panthers host Winston-Salem State Saturday in the inaugural Willard Bailey Football Classic. The Rams’ loss to Bowie State leaves just two undefeated CIAA teams left: the Bulldogs and Virginia State.
NCCU gives freebies to fans
Friday, September 15, 2017
Winston-Salem State has hired former North Carolina A&T assistant James Daniels as its new cross-country/track and field coach for both women and men. Daniels coached for 12 seasons at A&T and was the interim director of track and field programs. The fact that he’s now at the Rams means he didn’t get the job permanently. WOMEN N.C.
Newton could bring showtime back to Howard
Monday, September 11, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Caylin Newton is just 1-1 as a freshman starting quarterback, but he’s already legendary in the streets of Washington, D.C. The younger brother of NFL MVP Cam Newton engineered Howard to the biggest upset in college football history in a 43-40 win over UNLV, blasting a 45-point spread as road underdogs. Newton ran for nearly
Triangle HBCUs seek first win
Friday, September 8, 2017
Winston-Salem State has moved up to No. 19 in the latest AFCA Coaches Poll after defeating UNC Pembroke. The Rams host Bowie State in a rematch of the past two CIAA championship games. N.C. Central (0-1) vs. Shaw (0-1) Bears coach Adrian Jones calls Saturday’s matchup “Southern vs. Hillside to the hundredth power.” Jones returns to his
Shaw’s Brooks joins exclusive club
Friday, September 8, 2017
Big news out of Charlotte this week: Lennox Graham resigned as track and field coach at Johnson C. Smith after 10 seasons. Graham earned nine CIAA coach of the year honors and two Atlantic Region coach awards. He coached 27 NCAA Division II champions, had five to set DII records and helped 213 earn All-America status. CC is a little late on this, but we
Big weekend for black college football
Thursday, September 7, 2017
The first thing a colleague asked after Howard’s upset of UNLV last Saturday was, “Are these ‘Flea’s’ players?” “Flea” is former Bison coach Gary Harrell, who was released last season. The answer is, yes, these are Harrell’s players – right down to freshman quarterback recruit Caylin Newton, the
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