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Grimsley wins Metro 4-A Tournament

February 25, 2022

The top-seeded Grimsley Whirlies defeated Northwest Guilford, 78-64, in a semifinal matchup and then defeated Ragsdale 80-78, in the championship Metro 4-A game. In Thursday’s semifinal game against the Northwest Guilford Vikings, played at Grimsley’s Bob Sawyer Gym, Grimsley led 35-27 at the half. The Vikings never got closer than nine points the rest of […]

Virginia State Men, Fayetteville State Women claim 2022 CIAA Indoor Track & Field Championships

February 18, 2022

WINSTON-SALEM – The Fayetteville State women and the Virginia State men both repeated as conference champions at the 2022 CIAA Indoor Track & Field Championships at the JDL Fast Track on Monday. Both programs did not miss a beat even though the 2020-21 season was canceled due to COVID-19. The Trojans’ victory was incredibly significant. […]

Aggies’ assistant football coach takes head coaching job at FVSU

February 11, 2022

Sam Washington will have to manage his first major staff shakeup of 2022. According to sources close to the A&T football program, longtime assistant Shawn Gibbs has agreed to become the new head coach at Division II Fort Valley State (FVSU). Reportedly, Gibbs is also expected to bring current A&T linebackers coach Denzel Jones with […]

Third Class To Be Inducted Into The North Carolina High School Track & Field And Cross Country Hall Of Fame

February 4, 2022

WINSTON-SALEM – The third class of the North Carolina High School Track & Field and Cross Country Hall of Fame will honor athletes, coaches and officials who have significantly impacted the sports on the high school level. Elected to the third class: Former indoor mile world record holder and 1975 Pan Am Games 1500-meter champion […]

The Blue and Gold Marching Machine is the 2021 HBCU Sports Band of the Year

January 28, 2022

The North Carolina A&T Blue and Gold Marching Machine is the 2021 HBCU Sports Band of the Year. Every year asks readers to vote on the best marching band in the nation. This year, N.C. A&T’s band took home top prize after receiving more than half of the vote count. N.C. A&T had 223,329 […]

Buckingham and Leyte lead UNCG against Mercer

January 21, 2022

MACON, Ga. – De’Monte Buckingham scored 18 points to lead the UNC Greensboro (UNCG) men’s basketball team during a 58- 49 setback to Mercer in a Southern Conference contest at Hawkins Arena on Saturday afternoon. Bas Leyte added eight points and eight rebounds for the Spartans, who scored 20 points in the paint. Kaleb Hunter […]

Two big buckets by Horton leads A&T to win over Highlanders

January 14, 2022

RADFORD, VA. – Junior guard Demetric Horton hit two critical shots over the final two minutes of North Carolina A&T’s 73-72 victory over the Radford Highlanders Saturday afternoon in Big South Conference men’s basketball action at the Dedmon Center. Horton, who was coming off a career-high 26-point night against Presbyterian College helped the Aggies improve […]

Solid guard play leads Aggies to first-ever Big South win

January 11, 2022

The North Carolina A&T men’s basketball team entered the Big South Conference the same way they exited the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference – winning at home – besting the Presbyterian College Blue Hose, 65-57, inside Corbett Sports Center. The Aggies (6-9, 1-0 Big South) accomplished two things they have previously struggled with this year – they […]

Upsets highlight day two of HAECO Invitational

December 30, 2021

Women’s High School Basketball In day two of the 2021 HAECO Invitational, the top two women’s teams were upset. The Page Pirates sent the defending and top seed Northwest Guilford Vikings packing, falling 58-41. The Pirates led 22-6 at the break. The Vikings never got closer than 13 points during the second half. Page forward […]

Greensboro Sports Council awards Bill Lee Scholarships to four students

December 24, 2021

The Bill Lee Scholarship is awarded to four HAECO Invitational participants each year. Since its inception in 2001, 85 high school students have been awarded this scholarship which was established in memory of Bill Lee, a Greensboro native and resident, who was involved in Greensboro’s minor league baseball program, basketball and golf. The Greensboro Sports […]


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