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Friday, September 22, 2023

Whirlies crush Falcons, 56-0

September 22, 2023

Friday night (Sept. 15) football action kicked into high gear as the defending Metro 4-A champion Grimsley Whirlies hosted the Southeast Guilford Falcons at Bob Jamieson Stadium in a Metro 4-A Conference opener for both teams. Grimsley came into the contest unbeaten at 3-0, while the Falcons were 2-1. During the game, the Whirlies honored […]

Thomasville downs Smith, 33-0

September 15, 2023

On Friday, September 8, the Thomasville Bulldogs football team won on the road in a non-conference game against Ben L. Smith Golden Eagles by a score of 33-0. Thomasville improved to 3-1 while Smith dropped to 1-2. The Bulldogs dominated from the opening kickoff with a kick return of 73 yards by Keyshawn Carpenter (junior). […]

Hornets Sting Storm, 35-6

September 8, 2023

The Hornets of Western Guilford were on their home turf, Doug Henderson Stadium, on Friday, Sept. 1, to face the Southern Guilford Storm. Both teams were in search of their first win of the season. The Hornets prevailed 35-6 in the non-conference victory. Western was led by sophomore running backs Elijah Riddick and Tim Baker, […]

A&T Aggies’ Passing Game Struggles in Loss to UAB

BIRMINGHAM, AL. – North Carolina A&T did an excellent job cutting out the unnecessary penalties and mistakes that lose football teams games on Thursday (August 31) night. Now, as the Aggies head into a contest against longtime rival North Carolina Central, they will focus on doing the necessary things that win football teams games. In […]

Panthers Pummel Pirates

August 24, 2023

Dudley 40 Page 7 The defending Mid-State 3-A high school football champions of Dudley High School opened their season with a 40-7 victory over crosstown rival, the Page Pirates. Dudley’s Tarpley Stadium was the game site, and for the second straight year, the Pirates fell. Dudley linebacker Robert McCullum (sophomore) opened the scoring with a […]

Thousands of dogs to compete at The Carolina Cluster Dog Show

August 18, 2023

The Carolina Kennel Club and the Greater Hickory Kennel Club join forces to bring dog lovers to the Carolina Cluster Dog Show. Thousands of dogs and their owners from across the country will get the chance to strut their stuff in the show ring Friday, August 18 through Sunday, August 20 at the Greensboro Coliseum […]

2023 Women’s World Cup: Nigeria falls but heads held high

August 11, 2023

BRISBANE, AU.- Although most American soccer fans were focused on their Women’s team and its close loss to Sweden, most of Africa was watching the Nigerian Women’s Super Falcons attempt to be the first African women’s team to win a knockout match at the Women’s World Cup. But the adventure is over for the Nigerian […]

Carolina Cobras destroy NAL leading Sharks, 50-37

August 4, 2023

The Carolina Cobras (9-4) hosted the Jacksonville Sharks (10-2) in the last regular season National Arena League football game played at the Greensboro Coliseum on Saturday, July 29. At stake was a playoff spot and home field advantage. The top two teams in the league came in with winning streaks, Jacksonville with eight, Carolina at […]

Sam Pollard’s documentary shines light on the rich legacy of the Negro Baseball Leagues

July 29, 2023

On the Black Press of America’s “Let It Be Known” show, renowned filmmaker Sam Pollard took center stage in an exclusive interview about his new film that shines a spotlight on the fabled Negro Leagues. Based on the book “The Negro Baseball Leagues” by Bob Motley and Byron Motley, the film counts as another triumph […]

Applin named UNCG Women’s Basketball Assistant Coach

July 14, 2023

UNC Greensboro (UNCG) women’s basketball Head Coach Trina Patterson announced the hiring of Fred Applin as an assistant coach. Applin comes to Greensboro after two seasons as the women’s basketball associate head coach at N.C. Central joining the Eagles in June 2021. He has been coaching for more than 30 years at every stage of […]

NCMA awards Lewis Division II Coach of the Year

July 7, 2023

WINSTON-SALEM – On a night filled with honors and accolades, Tynesha Lewis, women’s head basketball coach at Elizabeth City State University, was awarded the Clarence “Big House” Gaines Division 2 College Basketball Coach of the Year, by the National Sports Media Association (NCMA), at the Benton Convention Center. Lewis, the Division 2 winner, led the […]

Meachum gets to work at MLB combine

June 30, 2023

North Carolina A&T right-handed pitcher Xavier Meachem participated in the Major League Baseball Combine last week at Chase Field in Phoenix, Ariz. Meachem (5-foot-11, 200, JR, Winterville, N.C.) is among 343 major league hopefuls at the third annual event, June 20-25. Players can meet with general managers, scouting directors and other team executives at the […]

Michael Jordan selling majority ownership stake in Charlotte Hornets

June 23, 2023

CHARLOTTE — Michael Jordan is finalizing a deal to sell the majority share of the Charlotte Hornets, the franchise announced Friday, leaving the 30-team NBA without any Black majority ownership. Jordan is selling to a group led by Gabe Plotkin and Rick Schnall, the Hornets said. Plotkin has been a minority stakeholder in the Hornets […]

Salmon makes history by earning another First-Team All-American honor

June 16, 2023

AUSTIN, TX. – If Paula Salmon never took another step on a track for North Carolina A&T after the 2022 outdoor track and field season, it would not have affected her legacy as a star athlete at the HBCU on the east side of Greensboro. However, after her showing during the 2023 track and field […]

UNCG softball punch ticket to 2023 NCAA Tournament

May 19, 2023

CHATTANOOGA, TENN. – The top-seeded UNC Greensboro (UNCG) softball team punched its seventh ticket in program history to the 2023 NCAA Tournament behind the game of the year. It was perhaps the tournament of the year, as the Spartans won each of their three games this week by one run each. The Spartans came from […]

Fayetteville State and Virginia State claim 2023 CIAA Outdoor Track Championship Titles

May 12, 2023

DURHAM – The Fayetteville State women and the Virginia State men both repeated as conference champions at the 2023 CIAA Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Durham County Stadium on Saturday, May 6. Fayetteville State dominated from start to finish in the two-day event. Last year, the Broncos were co-champions along with […]

Aggies claim 13 wins at Aggie Classic

April 30, 2023

Rain caused some delays on the second day of the 2023 Aggie Classic hosted by North Carolina A&T men’s and women’s outdoor track and field programs at Marcus T. Johnson Track on Saturday. But A&T still managed to get things done. Both teams used competing at home to their advantage, with 13 total wins over […]

Alexander records two personal bests at Tom Jones Memorial

April 21, 2023

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – How great was the 2023 Tom Jones Memorial Invitational competition at the University of Florida’s Percy Beard Track? So good that North Carolina A&T outdoor men’s track athlete Reheem Hayles was two-one hundredths of a second off his nation-leading 400-meter pace from two weeks ago at the University of Florida and now […]

A&T loses pitchers’ duel to Monmouth

April 14, 2023

Monmouth won an Easter Sunday pitchers’ duel 2-0 over the North Carolina A&T Aggies in Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) baseball at War Memorial Stadium thanks to two solo home runs from Hawks first baseman James Harmstead. The universities only played one game of their scheduled three-game series because Friday and Saturday’s rain made getting the […]

Harlem Globetrotters thrill students

April 7, 2023

A slam dunk of delight occurred at Greensboro’s Wiley Elementary School as two members of the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters bounded in to showcase their athletic skills and deliver a message on leadership, fair play and commitment to education. Arranged by the Greensboro Police Department’s Community Connectors, exuberant players Shane “Scooter” Christensen and Joey “Hot Rod” […]


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