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N.C. A&T makes history with perfect season
Sunday, December 17, 2017
ATLANTA — North Carolina A&T won its fourth Historically Black College and University national title Saturday and did it while going unbeaten for the first time. Lamar Raynard scored on a 1-yard sneak with 38 seconds left and the Aggies won their second Celebration Bowl in three years, defeating Grambling State 21-14. "It's a great feeling to
Clash of the titans meet in Celebration Bowl
Friday, December 15, 2017
The college bowl season kicks off Saturday with the third annual Air Force Celebration Bowl in Atlanta. This one has more subplots than a Walking Dead episode. Both Grambling State (11-1) and North Carolina A&T (11-0) have 11-game win streaks. Both have dynamic quarterbacks in Devante Kincade and Lamar Raynard – finalists for the Black College
Best bowl matchup is in Atlanta
Friday, December 15, 2017
We all knew it would come down to this, didn’t we? Rod Broadway facing his old team where some delusional fans basically ran him out of Grambling is the stuff for a Hollywood movie. We were deprived of the honor last season when North Carolina Central represented the MEAC in the Celebration Bowl – and deservedly so – but we knew North
JCSU testing new device for concussion research
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
CHARLOTTE – The Johnson C. Smith athletic training staff is using a new technology to help gather data to assist in the ongoing research of studying concussions in collegiate and local high school athletes. The Reflexometer platform from Blinktbi is a new technology that applies brief puffs of air to the eyelashes. According to Blinktbi.com, these
Ed ‘Buck’ Joyner Sr. passes
Friday, December 8, 2017
Buck Joyner, brother of Johnson C. Smith coach Steve Joyner Sr., and father of Hampton men’s basketball coach Ed Joyner Jr., passed away Wednesday at the age of 68. Joyner coached at the now defunct St. Paul’s College and Livingstone. He was a volunteer assistant coach on the Hampton men’s team for the past two seasons. "I know it was a
Robert Prunty is new Hampton FB coach
Friday, December 8, 2017
HAMPTON, Va. — Robert Prunty was introduced as Hampton University’s new football coach at a news conference Friday. “I am up for the challenge,” Prunty said. Athletics Director Eugene Marshall Jr. welcomed Prunty, a Hamptonian with more than 30 years of football experience, as a player and coach and a four-time conference
HBCU football news
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Two of the four finalists for the Black College Football Player of the Year Award are from the CIAA. Bowie State quarterback Amir Hall and Virginia State running back Trenton Cannon join Grambling State QB Devante Kincade and N.C. A&T QB Lamar Raynard as the final four chosen by a selection committee from the Black College Football Hall of Fame. The
SWAC enshrines 2017 Hall of Fame class
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
HOUSTON – The SWAC bestowed its highest honor on nine of the league’s most influential and accomplished men and women, as the conference celebrated its 2017 Hall of Fame class at the Westin Galleria. Seven schools – Alcorn State, Alabama State, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Mississippi Valley State, Prairie View A&M, Southern and Texas
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