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CIAA division play kicks into gear
Thursday, January 18, 2018
We have reached the midpoint of the 2018 CIAA season. The schedule now shifts to divisional play, which is crucial because divisional records determine seeding. Divisional play brings out geographical and traditional rivalries that date back decades. You can feel the electricity and urgency these divisional tilts foster while attending a late Jan/Feb
 
NCCU women, men ride to victories
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
N.C. Central (5-12 overall, 3-1 MEAC) The Lady Eagles are off to their best conference start since rejoining the MEAC in 2011-12. NCCU rallied in the fourth quarter to take a 60-57 win over Morgan State Monday. Freshman forward Alyssa Thompson scored a season-high 14 points and pulled down nine rebounds, and the team hit 8 of 10 free throws down the
 
Shaw trio heads to bowl game
Friday, January 12, 2018
Shaw seniors Will Davis, Donald Jones Jr. and Trevante Long, along with head coach Adrian Jones, will participate in Sunday’s HBCU Spirit of America Bowl. The bowl showcases the best 100 HBCU football players across all divisions. Jones is one of three head coaches and will be making his second straight appearance. The weekend will be filled with
 
CIAA women dominate poll
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Virginia State women continue to roll through the conference undefeated at 15-0 and 26-6 overall. Five CIAA women’s teams are ranked in the top 10 in the latest NCAA Atlantic Region poll. Virginia Union leads the way at No. 3, followed by VSU at No. 6, Bowie State at No. 7, Johnson C. Smith at No. 8 and Chowan tied at No. 9. On the men’s side,
 
BOOK: New author scores with NFL romance
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Sidelined: The Draft By Bianca Williams The sizzling contemporary romance, Sidelined: The Draft, scores a win for 2017 Best Book Awards in their Fiction: African American category in the 14th Annual Best Book Awards. The coveted award competition had over 2,000 entries in various literary categories from large publishing houses and hundreds of
 
MLK tourneys worth taking a look
Thursday, January 11, 2018
With all the festivities and athletic events happening during Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday weekend, basketball fans have two more options. First is the Eighth Annual Battle of the Badges Martin Luther King Jr. Law Enforcement Basketball Tournament, which returns to Raleigh Jan. 12-14 at the JD Lewis Multipurpose Center on Garner Road. The tourney
 
N.C. A&Tís Rod Broadway retires
Monday, January 8, 2018
GREENSBORO – North Carolina A&T football coach Rod Broadway announced his retirement from coaching on Monday. Assistant head coach/defensive coordinator/secondary coach Sam Washington will take over the program as the 19th head football coach in N.C. A&T history. Aggie Athletics will hold an 11 a.m., press conference at the
 
Shaw men rally to defeat Bowie State
Sunday, January 7, 2018
BOWIE, Md. – Shaw men rallied from a six-point deficit to defeat Bowie State, 73-64 in overtime, in CIAA cross division action Saturday. The win improved Shaw to 9-5 overall and 3-1 in the CIAA, while the loss dips Bowie State to 6-9 and 1-3. Senior DeAngelo Stephens-Bell scored a game-high 26 points, including 19 in the second half, to lead all
 
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