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SIAC partners with grooming company
Friday, September 23, 2016
The SIAC, the “other” Division II HBCU conference, has partnered with Walker & Company’s Bevel to become its official grooming partner for the conference. Bevel helps reduce razor bumps and skin irritation, something a lot of black men have trouble with from shaving. Basketball, already? The CIAA Basketball Media Day is Oct. 6 at the
 
Conference play begins for area teams
Friday, September 23, 2016
Virginia State is the last undefeated team in the CIAA. The Trojans travel to Winston-Salem State this weekend in a game that has so many meanings on so many levels. Tennessee State, of the Ohio Valley Conference, is the other undefeated HBCU squad after holding off Bethune-Cookman last weekend 31-24. N.C. Central (1-2) vs. Norfolk State (1-2) The
 
A second chance at a first impression
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – This was going to be one of those throwaway writes about two childhood friends getting to see each other play on national television. “Check out my boy Kermit scoring for the ‘Noles.” “Man, did Womack destroy that guy.” No, Womack deserves more than a throwaway piece. (So does Whitfield, but
 
Shaw volleyball upsets Chowan
Sunday, September 18, 2016
MURFREESBORO, N.C. – The Shaw University women's volleyball team won a five-set thriller 3-2 (25-20, 22-25, 25-19, 15-7) over Chowan at the CIAA Round-Up hosted by the Hawks on Sunday afternoon. With the win, Shaw improves to 5-5 overall and 3-0 in the CIAA, while Chowan falls to 5-6 and 3-1 in conference play. Shaw's depth was critical to outlasting
 
Pembroke rallies past Shaw
Saturday, September 17, 2016
DURHAM – Shaw put up a gallant effort, but a third-quarter meltdown doomed the Bears in a 38-19 loss to UNC Pembroke Saturday at Durham County Stadium. The margin is the closest loss for the Bears this season after blowout defeats to Limestone and Wingate. The Braves have started the season with three straight wins over CIAA teams. Shaw led at the
 
Area teams still seeking first victory
Friday, September 16, 2016
N.C. Central (0-2) vs. St. Augustine’s (0-2) The Falcons will head to Durham to play their second FBS team in three weeks. SAU lost to Carson-Newman last week 48-14. Senior running back Nate Whittington rushed for a career-high 100 yards. Quarterback D.J. Johnson threw for 152 yards and rushed for another 66. The Falcons lost to the Eagles 72-0 last
 
Chowan in expansion mode
Friday, September 16, 2016
Chowan just keeps growing and growing and growing. CC received a press release this week from the university touting its fall enrollment of 1,534 students – the largest since returning to four-year status in 1992. Gee, isn’t that almost as many as Elizabeth City State has now? WOMEN N.C. Central (1-6) The Eagles ended a 0-4 start with a 3-1
 
Arkansas-Pine Bluff upsets Alcorn State
Friday, September 16, 2016
LORMAN, Miss. – After falling to Oklahoma Pan Handle State last Saturday, Arkansas-Pine Bluff pulled off a 45-43 triple overtime victory over two-time defending SWAC champion Alcorn State Thursday night. The road win at Jack Spinks-Marino Casem Stadium gave UAPB its third win in its last 14 tries. Golden Lions quarterback Brandon Duncan finished the
 
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