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Northwood sprinter delivers two state titles
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
PITTSBORO — Just staying in his lane. At 6-feet-3 inches tall, 180 pounds, Northwood High junior Cameron Council can reach out and touch a basketball rim. Dunking's not difficult. But he's not a highly skilled hooper. He'll tell you that. Turn him loose on a track, though, and he’s golden. Last month, during the N.C. High School Athletic
 
DPS scholar-athletes honored at banquet
Friday, June 9, 2017
DURHAM – The Durham Sports Club honored the best and brightest Durham Public Schools students Wednesday evening at its annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Night. Two students from each of the nine DPS schools were nominated for the four scholarship awards: two $1,000 scholarships and two $2,000. The nominees submit an application and transcript, which is
 
VUU to induct 6 into athletic HOF
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Virginia Union will induct six former student-athletes into its annual athletic hall of fame in September. Tickets go on sale on July 1. The inductees: Andre Braxton played for the Panthers from 1997 to 2000, and gained 5,008 career yards and 63 rushing touchdown. Braxton won the Alonzo "Jake" Gaither Award, otherwise known as the "Black Heisman," in 2000
 
Black media success is a win for all
Thursday, June 8, 2017
One of the best things about having a column is showcasing some of the good work my colleagues are doing in HBCUs sports. There’s the Black College Sports Page, published by Lut Williams, found in many black newspapers or online; Onnidan.com, founded by Eric Moore, which has one of the best sports forum chat rooms you’ll find anywhere; Donal
 
Bounce TV and YMCA launch campaign to save lives
Thursday, June 1, 2017
This summer Black Kids Swim, a Maryland-based, nonprofit organization, has partnered with Bounce TV and the YMCA to encourage more black children to learn the life saving skill of swimming. According to the USA Swimming Foundation, 70 percent of African-Americans do not know how to swim. And, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,
 
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Rare screening of cult classic showing in Raleigh

RALEIGH – Speller Street Films brought you the award-winning documentary "Wilmington on

Leesville Road High senior does it all

RALEIGH – Lauren McNamara-Clement's mom once asked her why the Leesville Road High

Colonel Loud makes noise with his music

RALEIGH – Michael Montgomery has been making music since the seventh grade, but he