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11-year-old inspires Falcons football team
Monday, October 23, 2017
RALEIGH – What does a football team do after winning one of the biggest games in school history? St. Augustine’s celebrated a 17-14 victory over Winston-Salem State on Oct. 14 by attending the birthday party of honorary team member Carter Pepper at the Buffaloe Lanes South bowling center the next day. Pepper, who turned 11, has Fanconi anemia,
 
Hard to hate on Coach K
Friday, October 20, 2017
I really want to hate Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski. But he’s making it so hard. Growing up a diehard Tar Heel fan in Greenville, North Carolina, the big rivalry for Carolina back then was North Carolina State. David Thompson, Monte Towe and the crew were names I despised. Our high school would never schedule basketball games on the same night as a UNC
 
St. Aug's, Broncos battle for first
Friday, October 20, 2017
Virginia State climbed into the AFCA Coaches Division II Poll for the first time since 2014 at No. 21 after knocking off previously undefeated Bowie State. The Bulldogs dropped to No. 23. In Division I-FCS, North Carolina A&T remains at No. 11, while Grambling State moved up to No. 17 N.C. Central (5-1 overall, 3-0 MEAC) vs. Norfolk State (2-4, 2-1)
 
Hampton sailing captures team
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Hampton University’s sailing team earned its second straight Henry Luce Trophy last weekend at Cornell University. The Pirates scored 36 points to slip by Christopher Newport with 44 points and Cornell at 58 points. The victory qualifies the team for the War Memorial Regatta in Geneva, New York, next weekend. “This was a solid finish to a
 
Shaw releases schedules
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Coach Jacques Curtis released his upcoming 28-game schedule last week. Shaw will play 13 nonconference teams and participate in three tournaments. The Bears open the season Nov. 11 in the Challenge Tournament at Winston-Salem State. They will take on Shepherd and Pitt-Johnstown in the two-day event. Shaw’s home opener is Dec. 5 against
 
Brandon Parker: overlooked no more
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
It's never the right time to say goodbye to a 6-foot-7, 309-pound left tackle who has fought his way into the spotlight. North Carolina A&T fifth-year senior Brandon Parker was once overlooked by college football teams coming out of A.L. Brown High in Kannapolis. Now, NFL scouts can’t look away. Neither can the media. It is not often that
 
Falcons rally for win
Sunday, October 15, 2017
RALEIGH – And then there were two. St. Augustine’s knocked Winston-Salem State out of a three-way tie for first place with a thrilling come-from-behind 17-14 win Saturday at the George L. Williams Complex. The Falcons are tied with Fayetteville State, which defeated Johnson C. Smith, for first in the CIAA South. Down 14-10 with 3:07 left, the
 
CIAA undefeateds battle for first
Friday, October 13, 2017
Bowie State (left) has moved up four notches to No. 14 in the latest AFCA Division II Coaches Poll. Over in Division I-FCS, North Carolina A&T is at No. 11, and Grambling State is No. 19. North Carolina Central is No. 25 on the STATS FCS Top 25 Poll. In junior college, Louisburg College is still undefeated (5-0) and ranked No. 18 in the latest NJCAA
 
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