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LeVelle Moton spins the MEAC coaching carousel
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Pretty soon, LeVelle Moton and Jerry Mack are going to be responsible for the upheaval of the entire Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Since the MEAC Tournament ended three weeks ago, four conference coaches have been given the boot. Of course, the politically correct term is “contract not renewed,” but it amounts to the same thing: They all out
VUU falls in DII championship game
Saturday, March 25, 2017
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Virginia Union might not have been the best team in its national quarterfinal and semifinal, but it was the best team on those nights. However, No. 1 Ashland was the best team all season, and that was no different in the NCAA Division II women's national championship Friday night at Ohio Dominican University's Alumni Hall. Alexis Johnson
Eagles open spring practice
Friday, March 24, 2017
N.C. Central Spring football is here for the three-time MEAC champs. NCCU opened spring practice Tuesday that will conclude April 22 at 1 p.m. with the annual Maroon and Gray Game. Later that evening, the team will be presented with their championship rings at a “Black Ice Affair” inside McDougald-McLendon Arena. Coach Jerry Mack said one of
Claressa Shields wins fight of Milestone Night
Sunday, March 19, 2017
DETROIT — On a milestone night for female boxers, Claressa Shields gave herself rave reviews. Shields became the first woman to headline a fight card on premium cable, stopping Szilvia Szabados in the fourth round last week in their fight for the NABF middleweight championship on Showtime. Referee Harvey Dock stopped the fight 1:30 into the fourth,
NCCU track impressive at UNCW
Friday, March 17, 2017
WOMEN N.C. Central The Eagles won four events at last weekend’s UNCW Seahawk Invitational, with the women taking two titles and the men two. Sophomore Miaysha Bryant won the 200-meter dash and freshman Deja Stevenson took the triple jump. The team will participate in the Dennis Craddock Carolina Relays Saturday in Chapel Hill. In softball, weather
Grambling women upset Ole Miss in WNIT
Thursday, March 16, 2017
OXFORD, Miss. – John'ea Thompson scored with 11 seconds left as four Lady Tigers notched double-figures in a history-making 78-75 upset of Ole Miss in the Women's National Invitation Tournament. With the win, Grambling State (19-14) is the first women's basketball team in conference history to win a postseason tournament game. Down 75-72 with 1:54
Eagles leave fans a season to remember
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
North Carolina Central’s “Cinderfella” run ended before the stroke of midnight Tuesday after the Eagles lost to UC Davis 67-63 in the First Four of the NCAA Tournament. The Eagles end the season with the second most wins (25-8) under eight-year coach LeVelle Moton. After taking a 34-31 lead into the half, NCCU was outscored by the Aggies
SWAC legend passes
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Coaching legend Ben Jobe, who guided Southern to four SWAC basketball championships, died last week at the age of 84. Coach Jobe led the Jaguars to three straight titles from 1987-89 and another in 1993. The ’93 squad will be remembered for upsetting No. 4 seed and ACC champion Georgia Tech in the NCAA Tournament. Southern was seeded No. 13 and
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