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Pitchford Earns SoCon Woman Of The Year Honor

August 21, 2020

The Southern Conference (SoCon) named Alexis Pitchford of UNC Greensboro (UNCG) and Natalie Srinivasan of Furman as its nominees for the 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year award. Selected from a program-record pool of 605 school nominees, the 161 conference-level nominees represent student-athletes from 21 different sports spanning all three NCAA divisions. Of those nominated, […]

Six Aggie Bowlers Receive NTCA Academic Honors

August 13, 2020

WHITEWATER, WI – Six North Carolina A&T Aggie’s women’s bowlers received National TenPin Coaches Association academic honors and the team received All-Academic Team honors. Seniors Tyra Merritt and Mia Pope and juniors Ana Olaya, Chloe Jones and Brionna Thompson and sophomore Ericka Quesada were the six bowlers recognized. Olaya finished second on the team, bowling […]

Wake Forest’s Childress to play in Greece

August 7, 2020

THESSALONIKI, Greece – Former Wake Forest guard Brandon Childress signed with G.S. Iraklis B.C., as announced by the club on Friday, July 31. Childress left his mark on the Demon Deacon program, finishing in the top 10 in three pointers (190), assists (443) and minutes (3,683). He also ended his career with 1,415 career points […]

N.C.A&TSU a No Go to Big South This Fall

July 31, 2020

According to Big South Commissioner Kyle Kallender, the possibility of Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) member North Carolina A&T State University playing football in the spring will prevent the Aggies from facing Big South members this fall. In a Zoom conference call Tuesday that opened the Big South’s 2020 Virtual Football Media Day, Kallender explained that […]

N.C. A&T cancels fall sports

July 24, 2020

The decision is logical. It makes perfect sense. But that doesn’t mean the fallout is easy. Logic doesn’t assuage the ache of loss. N.C. A&T’s promising football season is over before it began. With COVID-19 cases continuing to trend upward, the MEAC has decided to suspend all fall sports for the coming 2020-21 school year. […]

Former Spartans Dickey and Baldwin team up for The Basketball Tournament

July 10, 2020

James Dickey, III and Diante Baldwin are playing for Team CP3 in The Basketball Tournament, with NBA All-Star Chris Paul as the team’s general manager. While he will not be playing, Kyle Hines is serving as a general manager for Team Hines. The Basketball Tournament (TBT) is a $1 million, winner-take-all summer basketball event televised […]

Cam Newton heads to New England

July 3, 2020

Free-agent quarterback Cam Newton has signed a one-year, “incentive-laden” deal with the New England Patriots. The contract is worth up to $7.5 million. Discussions between Newton and the Patriots were quietly “in the works,” according to Rapoport. With the signing, New England now has three quarterbacks who will compete to replace former Patriot Tom Brady: […]

N.C. A&T names Will Jones as head coach

July 1, 2020

Willie (prefers Will) Jones has been named North Carolina A&T’s head men’s basketball coach as announced by Director of Athletics Earl M. Hilton III. Jones will be the Aggies’ 11th head men’s basketball coach of the NCAA modern era that started in 1952. A press conference to introduce Jones was held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, […]

NASCAR Takes a Stand Against Racial Injustice

June 20, 2020

Since protestors and demonstrators have taken to the streets around the globe in the aftermath of the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, many businesses and organizations have issued statements and taken measures to communicate their stand against racial injustice. On Wednesday, June 10, NASCAR joined that ever-growing list with the announcement that it’s […]

FAMU votes to exit MEAC, join SWAC

June 13, 2020

TALLAHASSEE, FL – One of the Crown Jewels in HBCU football is ready to make the move to the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) Board of Trustees unanimously voted to move from the MEAC to the SWAC. The vote ends a nearly 40-year conference affiliation in the MEAC; the Rattlers joined the […]

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