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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 […]

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: […]


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