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Brandon Parker: overlooked no more
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
It's never the right time to say goodbye to a 6-foot-7, 309-pound left tackle who has fought his way into the spotlight. North Carolina A&T fifth-year senior Brandon Parker was once overlooked by college football teams coming out of A.L. Brown High in Kannapolis. Now, NFL scouts can’t look away. Neither can the media. It is not often that
 
Falcons rally for win
Sunday, October 15, 2017
RALEIGH – And then there were two. St. Augustine’s knocked Winston-Salem State out of a three-way tie for first place with a thrilling come-from-behind 17-14 win Saturday at the George L. Williams Complex. The Falcons are tied with Fayetteville State, which defeated Johnson C. Smith, for first in the CIAA South. Down 14-10 with 3:07 left, the
 
CIAA undefeateds battle for first
Friday, October 13, 2017
Bowie State (left) has moved up four notches to No. 14 in the latest AFCA Division II Coaches Poll. Over in Division I-FCS, North Carolina A&T is at No. 11, and Grambling State is No. 19. North Carolina Central is No. 25 on the STATS FCS Top 25 Poll. In junior college, Louisburg College is still undefeated (5-0) and ranked No. 18 in the latest NJCAA
 
Shaw’s volleyball streak snapped
Thursday, October 12, 2017
In a first for the university, Virginia Union is hosting the Virginia State Golf Association Intercollegiate Championship next week. The event features the best Virginia golfers from Division II and DIII schools in the two-day, 19-team event. “The significance of this event will be difficult for some to embrace,” Athletics Director Joe Taylor
 
Jordan donates $7 million to build medical clinics
Monday, October 9, 2017
CHARLOTTE — Hornets owner Michael Jordan is donating $7 million to launch medical clinics that he hopes will help at-risk communities in Charlotte. It’s the largest philanthropic donation ever by the former NBA champion. The donation will fund two Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Clinics, which are projected to open in 2020. “Through
 
Bowie State running wild through CIAA
Friday, October 6, 2017
HBCU teams continue to move up the food chain. Bowie State is now at No. 19 in the latest AFCA Division II Coaches Poll. The Bulldogs have averaged over 60 points in their last three games. BSU is the only HBCU DII team in the top 25. In Division I-FCS, North Carolina A&T moved up a notch to No. 12, while Grambling State is now at No. 19. Tennessee
 
Eagles defense lives up to hype
Friday, October 6, 2017
I certainly hope there aren’t many North Carolina Central football fans with weak hearts. If the Eagles keeping winning the way they have the past two weeks, everybody is going to need some emergency room care. What coach Jerry Mack prognosticated at the beginning of the season has come true. The defense has been better than the offense, and the unit
 
N.C. A&T mourns the loss of a coaching legend
Thursday, October 5, 2017
GREENSBORO – The North Carolina A&T State University family mourns the passing of football coaching legend Hornsby Howell Sr. Howell died at the age of 90 on Oct. 3. He was a nationally known athletic administrator who began his career as a football trainer before working his way up to head football and athletics director. Howell led the football
 
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