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Shaw tennis impressive in tourney
Friday, September 22, 2017
Virginia Union will hold it athletic Hall of Fame banquet this weekend. The inductees are Andre Braxton (not Toni Braxton), Wanda Gill, Lou Hearn, Ben Lambert, Thomas Loughran and William Ormsby. The CIAA set is basketball media day for Oct. 5, 9 a.m. to noon in Charlotte. WOMEN N.C. Central Senior Jamie Rogers and freshman Polina Sakharova won two
Alcorn State’s Vance heads overseas
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Former Alcorn State standout Marquis Vance is now playing overseas for the Ovarense Dolce Vita in Portugal. Vance is eighth all-time in both assists (209) and blocks (80), and is the only Alcorn player to record 1,000 points and finish in the top 15 in rebounding, assists and blocks. “I am very excited for Marquis,” coach Montez Robinson said.
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
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Shaw tennis impressive in tourney

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