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Ed ‘Buck’ Joyner Sr. passes
Friday, December 8, 2017
Buck Joyner, brother of Johnson C. Smith coach Steve Joyner Sr., and father of Hampton men’s basketball coach Ed Joyner Jr., passed away Wednesday at the age of 68. Joyner coached at the now defunct St. Paul’s College and Livingstone. He was a volunteer assistant coach on the Hampton men’s team for the past two seasons. "I know it was a
 
Robert Prunty is new Hampton FB coach
Friday, December 8, 2017
HAMPTON, Va. — Robert Prunty was introduced as Hampton University’s new football coach at a news conference Friday. “I am up for the challenge,” Prunty said. Athletics Director Eugene Marshall Jr. welcomed Prunty, a Hamptonian with more than 30 years of football experience, as a player and coach and a four-time conference
 
HBCU football news
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Two of the four finalists for the Black College Football Player of the Year Award are from the CIAA. Bowie State quarterback Amir Hall and Virginia State running back Trenton Cannon join Grambling State QB Devante Kincade and N.C. A&T QB Lamar Raynard as the final four chosen by a selection committee from the Black College Football Hall of Fame. The
 
SWAC enshrines 2017 Hall of Fame class
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
HOUSTON – The SWAC bestowed its highest honor on nine of the league’s most influential and accomplished men and women, as the conference celebrated its 2017 Hall of Fame class at the Westin Galleria. Seven schools – Alcorn State, Alabama State, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Mississippi Valley State, Prairie View A&M, Southern and Texas
 
SCSU’s Solomon recovering in hospital
Monday, December 4, 2017
ORANGEBURG, S.C. — South Carolina State senior guard Tyvoris Solomon is still recovering at Rex Hospital after collapsing on the bench during the first-half of the men's basketball game versus N.C. State Saturday Solomon is in stable condition and will remain in the hospital for testing and observation. Bulldogs head coach Murray Garvin accompanied
 
MEAC, SWAC announce postseason honors
Friday, December 1, 2017
N.C. A&T took two of the three top postseason awards announced by the conference on Tuesday. Aggies lineman Brandon Parker and Rod Broadway were named offensive lineman and coach of the year, respectively. Howard freshman quarterback Caylin Newton was voted rookie of the year. Parker is the first offensive lineman in league history to be named lineman
 
Triangle teams struggling early
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Five CIAA women’s teams are ranked in the D2SIDA Atlantic Regional Poll: Virginia Union (4), Virginia State (7), Johnson C. Smith (8), Bowie State (9) and Chowan (10). VSU women and men are the only undefeated CIAA teams left. WOMEN N.C. Central (2-3) The Eagles got back on the winning track Tuesday with an impressive 68-51 win over Johnson
 
N.C. A&T riding high on Broadway
Friday, November 24, 2017
Rod Broadway looked as dejected as they come. North Carolina A&T was nationally ranked, undefeated in the MEAC and only needed a win at North Carolina Central to clinch a second straight trip to the Air Force Celebration Bowl in Atlanta. Instead, the Eagles – also undefeated – made it three straight wins over their hated rival, and earned
 
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RALEIGH – Kane Realty Corporation and Federal Capital Partners are opening a Weaver Street

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