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NCCU rallies for 20-13 home-opening win over WSSU

September 24, 2021

DURHAM – North Carolina Central University overcame a 10-point second-half deficit, powered by a pair of rushing touchdowns by Latrell Collier and a career-long field goal by Adrian Olivo, to defeat Winston-Salem State University, 20-13, in the Eagles’ home-opener inside O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium on Saturday night. NCCU (2-1) tallied the only points in the first 15 […]

Storm rallies past Hornets, 30-13

September 10, 2021

The Hornets of Western Guilford played host to the Storm of Southern Guilford in a non- conference football game Friday night at Doug Henderson Stadium. Trailing 13-6, at the half the Storm scored twenty-four unanswered points to post a 30-13 victory. The Storm took the opening kickoff and marched 76-yards, in 15 plays, capped off […]

Northern Guilford crushes Smith

September 3, 2021

Northern Guilford’s junior quarterback Jack Mercer led the Nighthawks with five touchdown passes. The Nighthawks also rushed for three more TDs in the rout. Vance Bolyard, a junior tight end had two touchdown receptions, while senior wide receiver Terrell Timmons made three touchdown catches and junior running back Mark Johnson rushed for two more scores. […]

Panthers sink Pirates, 18-7

August 30, 2021

The Dudley Panthers won a home non-conference game against the Page Pirates at J.A. Tarpley Stadium. The Panthers won an ugly 18-7 game, where they were penalized 17 times for 155-yards. They had eight penalties in the first quarter for 70-yards alone. Two other penalties erased touchdown runs. “We had a lot of mental mistakes, […]

A&T’s Randolph Ross Jr. and Trevor Stewart Earn Olympic Track & Field Gold

August 13, 2021

TOKYO – Two track and field athletes from North Carolina A&T’s men’s 4×400-meter relay NCAA indoor and outdoor national championship teams competed Friday (Aug. 6) morning in Japan on the United States Olympic 4×400 team. N.C. A&T’s Trevor Stewart and Randolph Ross Jr., along with Texas A&M’s Bryce Deadmon and Vernon Norwood won the first […]

Thirteen Aggies earn academic honors from USTFCCCA

August 6, 2021

Scholar Athletes of the Year and All-Academic Athletes for the 2021 NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Track & Field seasons were announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross-Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). N.C. A&T had eight women and five men named All-Academic Athletes. The women included Madeleine Akobundu, Breanne Bygrave, Symone Darius, Nilaja […]

SAU Women’s hurdler Belle ready to hurdle in Tokyo

July 30, 2021

RALEIGH – Tia-Adana Belle is one of eight athletes from Barbados competing in the Tokyo Olympics. Five years ago, Belle ran for Barbados in the 2016 Olympics as a student-athlete from Saint Augustine’s University (SAU). By the time she completed her collegiate career in 2017, Belle was the greatest women’s 400-meter hurdler in Division II. […]

West Girls, East Boys victorious in annual NCCA East-West All-Star Game

July 23, 2021

The 46th Annual North Carolina Coaches’ Association West All-Star girls rolled to an easy 87-66 win. They placed four players in double figures led by game MVP Emily Carver (Enka HS, Appalachian State signee) with 20 points, nine rebounds, four assists and five steals. Shakira Baskerville (West Forsyth), point guard had 16 pts, eight rebounds; […]

Cobras fall 54-52 in nail biter to Sharks

July 16, 2021

Following their bye week, the (1-3) Cobras were home to take on the (1-3) Jacksonville Sharks. The last time these two teams met was at the 2019 championship game in Jacksonville, where the Sharks came from behind to win 52-48. This rematch in Greensboro did not disappoint in a thrilling second half the Cobras comeback […]

A&T’s Sturgis Goes Pro

July 9, 2021

North Carolina A&T sprinter Cambrea Sturgis is headed to the professional ranks. The two -time NCAA champion announced Sunday, July 4, that she will be ending her collegiate career early to pursue a professional track and field career with athletic giant, Adidas. Sturgis, a Kannapolis, N.C. native, would’ve been a junior this fall. Her major […]

Aggies Ross Jr. and Stewart head to 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games

June 25, 2021

Track and Field coach Duane Ross and his son, Randolph Ross Jr., are meticulous about how things operate at the track and away from the track. When it comes to business, Ross is the coach, and Ross Jr. is the athlete. Away from the track, Ross is the dad, and Ross Jr. is the son. […]

Aggie Track and Field collects multiple awards

June 11, 2021

Duane Ross, North Carolina A&T’s director of track and field programs, added to his growing legacy on Friday. Ross captured his fourth and fifth career coach of the year honors from the United States Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as the organization named Ross the men’s and women’s southeast region coach of […]

Grimsley Wins Championship!

May 13, 2021

Grimsley 28 Cardinal Gibbons 8 CHAPEL HILL – In the waning moments of Grimsley’s 28-8 victory over Cardinal Gibbons last Friday in the 4-A state title game, senior linebacker Sincere Burnette could be seen parading around the Whirlies’ sideline with a replica WWE wrestling belt draped over his shoulder. The pride on his face was […]

Spartans hold off Panthers, 24-20

May 7, 2021

When the Dudley Panthers lost earlier to Mount Tabor, 9-6, coach Steven Davis told his team they have to play error free-football to beat Mt. Tabor. Unfortunately, Dudley committed three big turnovers allowing the Spartans to escape with a 24-20 win to advance to the state championship game this Friday. A blocked punt led to […]

Grimsley cruises to 42-7 win in 4A playoffs

April 30, 2021

Getting off to a fast start and seizing momentum from your opponent early is a mantra football coaches have been preaching since the beginning of time. However, seldom has that game plan been executed to the degree Grimsley did last Friday night, when the Whirlies exploded for 21 unanswered points in the first quarter and […]

Dudley and Mt. Tabor play again

GAME TIME Friday, April, 30 Mount Tabor’s Bob Sapp Field Kickoff – 7:30 p.m. The Dudley Panthers (8-1) will be looking for some pay back against the Mt. Tabor Spartans (9-0) on Friday, April, 30 in an NCHSAA Regional game. In a March 20 home game, the Panthers lost to the Spartans 9-6. Friday’s winner […]

Grimsley routs East Forsyth in opening round of 4A playoffs

April 21, 2021

Grimsley 27 East Forsyth 13 What had been a tense battle the entire first half quickly morphed into a rout after the break, as Grimsley came out in the third quarter and converted three straight turnovers into touchdowns to pull away from East Forsyth, 27-13, in the opening round of the 4A state playoffs on […]

A&T Track and Field looks impressive at home meet Aggies take home nine first-place finishes

April 16, 2021

Senior Trevor Stewart and freshman Randolph Ross Jr., presented what might be considered coming attractions in the men’s 400 meters for the 2021 outdoor track and field season at North Carolina A&T’s Irwin Belk Track on Saturday. Meanwhile, there was nearly a passing of the torch in the women’s 200 meters at Irwin Belk on […]

Dudley downs Southwest, 42-21

April 9, 2021

Any concerns about the Dudley Panthers’ psyche following their first loss of the season to Mount Tabor have now been put to rest thanks to two consecutive weeks of dominant performances. After going on the road on March 26 to trounce Parkland 51-0, the Panthers returned to Tarpley Stadium on April 2 and continued their […]

Defense sparks Southeast Falcons

April 2, 2021

The Southeast Guilford Falcons played host to the Southern Guilford Storm Friday night at the Bill Slayton Athletic Field with first place on the line to the winner in the Mid-Piedmont 3-A Conference. The Falcons prevailed with a convincing 21-0 win led by their defense. The Falcons improved to 4-1 overall, 4-0 conference while the […]


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