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Falcons, Bears clash in volleyball
Thursday, October 13, 2016
You know basketball is near when the preseason polls start. CC wishes we had a dollar for every poll out there. Anyway, Division I Bulletin ranks Virginia Union men No. 23, for whatever that’s worth. The CIAA will release its preseason predicted order of finish on Friday, past CC’s print deadline, but you can catch the update on our blog. The
Hillside's Jackson readies to further his track career
Thursday, October 13, 2016
DURHAM – Hillside High senior Desmond Jackson, 17, recently returned from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he was Team USA’s youngest male competitor in track and field at the Paralympic Games. Jackson, whose leg was amputated before his first birthday due to a birth defect, said, “It was a really great experience… a once-in-a-lifetime
Tuskegee sets the DII bar
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Former CIAA Commissioner Leon Kerry had a familiar saying when it came to NCAA Division II championships and HBCUs. “The biggest difference between Division I and Division II is you can win a championship in Division II,” he said. Kerry last said those words after Virginia Union, under legendary men’s basketball coach Dave Robbins, won
Benedict women, men picked to win division
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Unlike its other Division II counterpart, the SIAC announced its preseason basketball players of the year and predicted order of finish last week. On the women’s side, Tuskegee’s Rachel Brownlee was named the preseason women’s basketball player of the year, and Benedict’s Destiny Betts the defensive player of the year. Brownlee
Chowan swim team begins historic season
Friday, October 7, 2016
Chowan women’s swim team began its inaugural season last weekend at Emmanuel College. The Hawks finished in last place, but these things take time. Virginia Union Athletics Director Joe Taylor is a coaching finalist for the 2017 Black College Hall of Fame. Taylor won four national championships, 14 conference championships and seven bowl games at
Eagles try for 10th straight conference win
Friday, October 7, 2016
The MEAC this week suspended the officiating crew from last week’s Hampton vs. N.C. A&T game for two games. A review showed that the crew did not “accurately monitor the down and distance that occurred in the first half.” N.C. Central (3-2, 2-0 MEAC) vs. Florida A&M (1-4, 1-1) This weekend’s game could be a dangerous one
Aggies defeat Spartans in record-breaking night
Friday, October 7, 2016
REENSBORO – North Carolina A&T coach Rod Broadway has a simple message for fans of Aggies football: Please don’t take watching a player like Tarik Cohen for granted. They don’t come around often. In front of 13,005 fans watching at Aggie Stadium and thousands more on ESPNU Thursday night, Cohen put more erase marks into the record
They said 'what' at the luncheon
Thursday, October 6, 2016
We’re halfway through the football season, so time to revisit some coaches’ comments at the preseason luncheon. Chowan coach Tim Place: “It’s always about us and who we play…We’ve got to find a way to finish.” We’ll know beginning Thursday night if the Hawks can finish or not with upcoming matchups against
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