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NSUís Roberts gets Virginia honor
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Tony Sheals is unemployed for the second time in two years. Sheals has been reassigned from the position of head men’s basketball coach at Virginia Union after one season. He also was fired from his previous employer St. Augustine’s after a year when word got out that he had applied for the Virginia Union job. Sheals had two years left on his
Virginia Union starts over
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Virginia Union men’s basketball woes continue. Some would call it the “Coker Curse,” but since I don’t believe in curses, let’s just say it’s Coker’s revenge. The Panthers are seeking their fourth head coach since legendary coach Dave Robbins retired in 2008. Four coaches in seven years. Something is rotten in the
Revolt defeats RunNGun in Triangle battle
Thursday, April 16, 2015
RALEIGH – Triangle RunNGun made the short trip to Shaw University to take on the Raleigh Revolt Saturday night. After a sizzling 5-1 start, the Revolt had lost four straight games coming into the contest, despite having late fourth-quarter leads in all four games. But for the first time since mid-February, Raleigh had all five starters healthy and
HBCU sports loses another member
Thursday, April 16, 2015
The HBCU world lost a dear friend in last week’s passing of Marion Crowe Jr. “Mr. Crowe,” as everyone called him, was a Fayetteville State alumnus, hall of famer and longtime sports information director. He helped start the SID careers of many students during his 14-year career. Elizabeth City State has hired Derrick Johnson as its next
Bull City Legacy prepares for playoffs
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
DURHAM – The Bull City Legacy played host to the Robeson County Showstoppers at Walltown Recreational Center last weekend. The TRBL playoffs are rapidly approaching, and these two teams showed playoff intensity throughout the game. Robeson County trailed 26-35 after the first quarter, but a pair of UNC-Pembroke products would bring the Showstoppers
VUU narrows coaching search
Thursday, April 9, 2015
The candidates for Virginia Union’s women’s coaching vacancy have been reduced to five. • Jill Dunn is an assistant at Division I Virginia Commonwealth University. Prior to VCU, she served nine years as head coach at Jacksonville University, where she turned a 3-24 squad into 21-9 in just three seasons. • AnnMarie Gilbert is the head
20th anniversary DBAP team named
Thursday, April 9, 2015
DURHAM – After nine weeks of voting, Durham Bulls fans have spoken. The All-DBAP Team has been voted on and selected as a kickoff to the 20th anniversary celebration. Fans voted on a position each week for nine weeks. Catcher Toby Hall was the first player chosen after appearing in 163 games from 2000-202. Chris Richard, the team’s all-time
Faith in baseball program pays off
Thursday, April 9, 2015
It’s hard to believe that six years have passed since Patricia Nobles James started on a faith journey to keep baseball pumping for Durham’s inner-city young adults. James took on the role when Durham Parks & Recreation eliminated its baseball league for ages 13 and up. (The Durham Bulls Youth Athletic League provides competitive baseball
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