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MEAC honors Cohen, Leonard
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
North Carolina A&T State running back Tarik Cohen and South Carolina State linebacker Darius Leonard were named the MEAC offensive and defensive players of the year, respectively. Cohen, who is also a finalist for the Walter Payton Award, has won a top MEAC award all four years. He was the rookie of the year as a freshman, and has since won offensive
 
Community says final goodbye to NCCU chancellor
Monday, December 5, 2016
DURHAM – Hundreds gathered Friday for a final celebration of the life of North Carolina Central University Chancellor Debra Saunders-White on North Carolina Central’s campus Saunders-White, 59, the university’s 11th presiding and first permanent female chancellor, died on Nov. 26 after a battle with kidney cancer. “Deb loved NCCU
 
Gov. McCrory concedes re-election bid
Monday, December 5, 2016
DURHAM – North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory conceded the governor's race Monday, clearing the way for Democrat Roy Cooper to be declared the winner nearly four weeks after Election Day. The win by Cooper, the state's outgoing attorney general, gives Democrats an important consolation prize after a disappointing election across the country. However,
 
Sneaker company tries to keep up with demand
Monday, December 5, 2016
ATLANTA — “Business has been moving faster than expected,” said Tarik Edmonson, owner and CEO of SneakersCustom.com. Sales have been strong all over the globe – from Angola, South Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo to London. The fast growing demand for his shoes has brought with it some minor growing pains for the company.
 
MEAC set to announce top awards
Sunday, December 4, 2016
The MEAC, in partnership with the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, will announce the league’s offensive and defensive players of the year Dec. 6 at a 9 a.m. press conference in New York City. The athletic directors and football coaches of the winning players will also attend. Fans can watch the proceedings on ESPN3. UMES best in
 
Grambling’s Carter runs wild over Alcorn
Sunday, December 4, 2016
HOUSTON – A big second half lifted Grambling State to a 27-20 victory over defending champion Alcorn State in the 2016 Toyota SWAC Football Championship Game. This marks the seventh championship game win for the Tigers, and the first for GSU coach Broderick Fobbs. Offensive most valuable player Martez Carter, who shattered the SWAC Championship Game
 
Duke names Vincent Price its 10th president
Friday, December 2, 2016
DURHAM – Vincent Price, provost of the University of Pennsylvania since 2009, has been elected Duke University’s 10th president. In addition to being the chief academic officer at Penn, Price is the Steven H. Chaffee Professor of Communication in the Annenberg School for Communication and professor of political science in the School of Arts and
 
Charles Jenkins hosts Christmas special
Friday, December 2, 2016
Recording artist Charles Jenkins, who is currently riding the Billboard Adult R&B and Gospel Airplay charts with his urban inspirational smash “Winning,” is not slowing down. Now, he has undertaken his biggest project yet by producing the hourlong musical television special “Holiday Praise.” Shot before an enthusiastic audience
 
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JV basketball: Hillside rallies past Southern

DURHAM – D. Sanders scored just two points in Hillside’s rival game against

Vikings, Broncos go Down East for matchup

Elizabeth City State and Fayetteville State will play their Dec. 17 basketball doubleheader at