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JV Basketball: Hillside girls rally over Jordan
Thursday, February 11, 2016
DURHAM – Jordan and Hillside junior varsity girls squared off in Round 2 of their PAC-6 Conference matchup Tuesday evening. This time, the Lady Hornets got revenge from their only loss of the season with a hard-fought 62-56 victory. Jordan defeated Hillside 58-57 in their first meeting at Hillside. Hillside center Sandy Jiggetts was the difference
 
Falcons move into tie for first
Saturday, February 6, 2016
RALEIGH – St. Augustine’s guard Anthony Gaskins buried a 3-pointer at the buzzer as Saint Augustine’s edged Winston-Salem State 58-55 Saturday. The victory was the fourth in a row for the Falcons, who moved into a three-way tie for first place with WSSU and JCSU. All three teams are 4-2 in the Southern Division. Gaskins received an
 
Falcons roll with 3rd straight win
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Virginia Union women are ranked No. 13 in the latest USA Today Coaches Poll. Kiana Johnson is still leading DII in scoring with 26.6 points per game, while teammate Lady Walker leads the division in rebounding with 13.1 per game. Johnson also this week broke the school’s single-season assist record with 179. WOMEN N.C. Central (3-15, 2-6 MEAC)
 
Spring sports begin in the winter months
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Can you believe it? The CIAA Tournament is less than three weeks away, and spring sports started this week. There’s just not enough of CC to go around. WOMEN N.C. Central The Eagles begin softball season Friday in the KSU Kickoff Classic in Kennesaw, Georgia. NCCU is looking to better its 18-27 record of last season. St. Augustine’s
 
Titles make recruiting road less rocky
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Success breathes success. For Jerry Mack and North Carolina Central, two back-to-back co-championship seasons has made the cutthroat road of recruiting just a little bit smoother. Mack signed 19 recruits Wednesday in a whirlwind National Signing Day: eleven are freshmen and eight transfers. The coaching staff went hog wild at the defensive back position
 
Shaw/SAU split rival matchup
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
RALEIGH – Shaw women team had no trouble shattering crosstown rival Saint Augustine’s 92-55 in a CIAA South contest Monday night. The Lady Bears extended their win streak to seven games and post a 17-6 overall record, 9-1 in the CIAA and 5-0 mark in the division. Shaw outscored SAU (3-18, 0-11 CIAA) in all four quarters, while shooting 50
 
Falcons receive weight equipment
Friday, January 29, 2016
N.C. Central Three Lady Eagles finished as runners-up in last weekend’s UNCG Spartan Team Challenge: Markiara Staten in the women’s 60-meter dash, Jaleesa Smoot in the 400 meters and Zoe Ellis in the triple jump. Wait, Smoot? Not kin to former Eagle and one of the fastest men around, Jason Smoot? Uh oh, Smoot, there it is! CC has missed saying
 
Falcons, Bears rivalry needs a spark
Friday, January 29, 2016
Time was a basketball game between St. Augustine’s and Shaw was a got-to-be-there date. No matter the records among the four teams, anybody could win. Technically, anybody still can win on any given night, but that’s not going to happen Monday – at least for the women. Nope. Nada. Taint happening. The Lady Falcons have won three games
 
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