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Virginia Union earns top awards
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
The Virginia Sports Information Directors named CIAA Player of the Year, Ray Anderson, co-player of the year. The Virginia Union senior guard will share the honor with Lynchburg College senior guard Zack Burnett. Anderson led the CIAA in scoring with 18.1 points per game, and also averaged 4.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists. In keeping within the Panthers
 
Defense tops offense in NCCU spring game
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
North Carolina Central ended spring football with its annual spring game on Saturday. Despite giving up 414 yards of total offense, the defense took bragging rights with a 42-39 win. Defensive lineman Jason Cascen led the way with five tackles to help the unit force seven sacks and two interceptions. Quarterback Naiil Ramadan was 14-for-23 for 364 yards,
 
Bark in the Park highlights Bullsí homestand
Saturday, April 22, 2017
DURHAM – The Durham Bulls return to the DBAP on April 25, as they kick off a six-game homestand against the Syracuse Chiefs and Buffalo Bisons. The season’s first Bark in the Park, $1 Concessions, fireworks and a pregame meet the team event highlight the event schedule. April 25 begins the first of a three-game set against the Chiefs. The two
 
Savannah State made the right decision
Friday, April 21, 2017
Savannah State University has thrown in the towel. After 17 years of trying to compete with the big boys of Division I, university officials announced this week that they would reclassify back to Division II after the 2018-19 season. “The decision was made after months of discussion and deliberation in an effort to put SSU’s athletics programs
 
New womenís minor league team debuts
Friday, April 21, 2017
A new minor league women’s basketball team wants to help female ballers prepare for the WNBA. The Carolina Stars will hold open tryouts April 30 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina. The Stars are a member of the Women’s Minor League Basketball Association, a nine-team league founded to help players
 
St. Aug's basketball hosts golf classic
Thursday, April 20, 2017
St. Augustine's men’s basketball is hosting the Total Athlete Scholarship Golf Classic April 24, 1 p.m. shotgun start, at River Ridge Golf Club in Knightdale. Interested parties can contact coach MarQus Johnson at mbjohnson@st-aug.edu. Kern moves on to Tennessee State Coach Jessica Kern continues to move up the career ladder. After just one season
 
Spring sports winds down
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Chowan will host its 18th annual Girls & Women in Sport Day April 21 for girls and boys ages 3 and up. WOMEN N.C. Central East Carolina extended the Eagles softball-losing streak to three games with a 4-0 shutout. NCCU is off until next Tuesday when it hosts Western Carolina at Thomas Brooks Park in Cary. NCCU was eliminated from the conference
 
Diversity hiring in college sports still gets failing grade
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Even though Title IX was passed 45 years ago, female college coaches have yet to achieve equity with men. Today, 60 percent of women’s college sports teams are coached by men, and 3 to 4 percent of men’s college sports teams are coached by women. The lack of progress is not limited to gender. Coaches of color are also far and few between in
 
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