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Virginia Union AD Felicia Johnson named to Women Leaders nominating committee

October 29, 2020

Virginia Union University’s Athletic Director, Felicia Johnson, has been named to the nominating committee of the Women Leaders in College Sports. “I am extremely delighted to be selected to serve on the Nominating Committee,” said Johnson. “It’s truly an honor to continue supporting the great work of those women leaders that laid the blueprint before […]

Boyd and Crudup selected UNCG women’s hoops team captains

October 23, 2020

UNC Greensboro (UNCG) women’s basketball seniors Aja Boyd and CeCe Crudup have been announced as team captains for the 2020-21 season. Boyd led UNCG with a team-best .557 shooting percentage, which was third in the conference. For the season, Boyd averaged 11.2 points and 7.1 rebounds per contest, with the latter ranking seventh in the […]

A&T’s Kearney makes history

October 16, 2020

North Carolina A&T women’s bowling head coach Kim Terrell-Kearney made history in the world of bowling recently. First, she became the first woman to coach an all-female team in the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA). Second, her team, the Phoenix Fury, recorded the first win ever in the league by an all-female team. Terrell-Kearney is staying […]

Willie Lanier launches initiative to build new football fields at HBCUs

October 8, 2020

Willie Lanier, NFL Hall of Famer, and former Kansas City Chiefs great has announced an initiative to install state-of-the-art playing surfaces at nearly three-dozen HBCU football stadiums. Partnering with FieldTurf, one of the world’s largest manufacturers and installers of artificial playing surfaces for athletic teams, the initiative is called the Honey Bear Project after Lanier’s […]

Bears restore Tarik Cohen back to his original role

October 2, 2020

The Bears have a restoration project going on in their backfield in addition to the conversion project they have undertaken with Cordarrelle Patterson. Tarik Cohen last week got his contract extension worth $17.25 million over three years, and they’re trying to get their money’s worth out of him with a restoration to his old usage. […]

The Fieldhouse to serve as early voting site, part of Hornets’ ‘Swarm The Polls’ Campaign

September 25, 2020

The Fieldhouse at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex, the home of the Greensboro Swarm basketball team, will serve as an early voting site for Guilford County residents for the upcoming 2020 elections as part of the organization’s “Swarm The Polls” campaign. The organization previously announced that Spectrum Center, the home of the Charlotte Hornets, will host […]

Osaka wins U.S. Open

September 18, 2020

As Naomi Osaka lay on the Arthur Ashe Stadium court for 18 seconds after winning her second U.S. Open, staring into the sky, she recalled watching previous tennis greats do the same. “I’ve always wanted to see what they saw,” she said after rallying past Belarus’ Victoria Azarenka 1-6, 6-3, 6-3. So much else of […]

A&T’s Hilton named AD of the Year

September 10, 2020

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCA&T) Intercollegiate Athletics Director Earl M. Hilton III has been named an Under Armour Athletics Director (AD) of the Year for NCAA FCS institutions, the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics. He becomes the second MEAC AD to be honored in the past two years. N.C. Central’s […]

Women to lead CIAA

September 4, 2020

CHARLOTTE – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and their Sports Information Directors Association (SIDA) recently conducted its biennial election of officers, which produced historic results. Jolisa Williams of Shaw University and Romanda Noble-Watson of Claflin University were re-elected as president and secretary, respectively, while Oralia Washington of Johnson C. Smith University was voted in […]

Shaw selects Knox to be next AD

August 28, 2020

RALEIGH – After a national search, Shaw University President, Dr. Paulette Dillard, has announced the appointment of George Knox as its new Director of Athletics. Knox assumes the role on September 1, 2020, succeeding Dr. Alfonza L. Carter, who announced his retirement after serving nearly two decades in the position. Knox brings over a decade […]

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