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A&Tís Cohen drafted by Chicago Bears
Saturday, April 29, 2017
MEAC Offensive Player of the Year Tarik Cohen saw his NFL dreams come true, as the Chicago Bears selected the running back in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft on Saturday. Cohen is the conference's all-time leading rusher after amassing 1,588 yards rushing this season. The senior running back finished his collegiate career with 5,619 rushing yards.
SAU's Belle wins big at Penn Relays
Friday, April 28, 2017
Chowan men’s tennis earned an at-large berth to the NCAA Atlantic Region II Tournament Tuesday night. The Hawks are seeded No. 2 after going 15-7 overall, including a win over No. 1 seed Bluefield State. The CIAA is not eligible for an automatic bid anymore since it doesn’t have the required number of men’s tennis programs. Baseball will
NCCU track keeps Walkerís legacy alive
Thursday, April 27, 2017
DURHAM – Hakeem Mohammed thought he had given his all. The former North Carolina Central track star had practiced so hard, he was ready to vomit. Seeking a supportive shoulder to lean on, he asked his coach if he could take a break. Bad idea. Coach Michael Lawson urged Mohammed to “go ahead and throw up” and then head back on the track.
NCCU's success comes with a price
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Jerry Mack could only look over at Athletics Director Ingrid Wicker McCree and smile. McCree had just said how football and men’s basketball had spoiled her and that she “expects more championships.” Mack, North Carolina Central’s football coach, jokingly shook his head and replied, “We’ve come a long way from
Virginia Union earns top awards
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
The Virginia Sports Information Directors named CIAA Player of the Year, Ray Anderson, co-player of the year. The Virginia Union senior guard will share the honor with Lynchburg College senior guard Zack Burnett. Anderson led the CIAA in scoring with 18.1 points per game, and also averaged 4.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists. In keeping within the Panthers
Defense tops offense in NCCU spring game
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
North Carolina Central ended spring football with its annual spring game on Saturday. Despite giving up 414 yards of total offense, the defense took bragging rights with a 42-39 win. Defensive lineman Jason Cascen led the way with five tackles to help the unit force seven sacks and two interceptions. Quarterback Naiil Ramadan was 14-for-23 for 364 yards,
Savannah State made the right decision
Friday, April 21, 2017
Savannah State University has thrown in the towel. After 17 years of trying to compete with the big boys of Division I, university officials announced this week that they would reclassify back to Division II after the 2018-19 season. “The decision was made after months of discussion and deliberation in an effort to put SSU’s athletics programs
New womenís minor league team debuts
Friday, April 21, 2017
A new minor league women’s basketball team wants to help female ballers prepare for the WNBA. The Carolina Stars will hold open tryouts April 30 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina. The Stars are a member of the Women’s Minor League Basketball Association, a nine-team league founded to help players
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