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REYNOLDS SNAGS FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK AWARD

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Big South Conference announced its Volleyball Players of the Week on Monday afternoon and freshman middle blocker Genevieve Reynolds was named Freshman of the Week. Reynolds posted a .333 hitting percentage, 25 kills, 11.0 blocks and 31.0 points in three matches for the Lady

KENIA COLE JOINS LADY PIRATE BASKETBALL STAFF

HAMPTON, Va. — A former Lady Pirate standout returns as Kenia Cole joins the coaching staff at her alma mater this year joining the women’s basketball staff after serving a year at Big South Conference member Presbyterian College. At Presbyterian, she was behind the scouting, recruiting, community service

Jemele Hill: It’s Time For Black Athletes To Leave White Colleges For HBCUs

In the summer of 2018 Kayvon Thibodeaux, who was then ranked as the top high-school football player in America, visited Florida A&M University, in Tallahassee. When a player of Thibodeaux’s caliber visits a perennial football power—say, Alabama—it’s called Wednesday. But when he visits a historically black college

Tuskegee names Benjy Taylor as head men’s basketball coach

Tuskegee University announced Thursday that it has named Benjy Taylor head coach of the Tuskegee men’s basketball program. Taylor, who has coached at several NCAA Division I institutions, becomes the 17th head coach in the university’s history. Most recently, Taylor spent three seasons as an

BATTLE OF THE REAL HU HITS THE WINDY CITY

HAMPTON, Va. – With the 2019 football season approaching, Hampton University fans were happy to see a renewal of the “Battle of the Real HU” between the Pirates and the Bison of Howard University.  The 94th matchup will have a new twist this year as it

N.C. A&T Skybox Suite To Be Named For Monroes

EAST GREENSBORO, N.C. (Aug. 29, 2019) – North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is naming a skybox suite at BB&T Stadium for Dr. Joseph and Sallie Monroe. A ceremony with Chancellor Harold L. Martin Sr., Vice Chancellor for Advancement Kenneth E. Sigmon Jr. and

Shaw-Chowan Game Selected for NCAA Division II Football Showcase

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – NCAA Division II today announced 18 regular-season football games that will be showcased on ESPN3 or NCAA social media as part of a media agreement intended to promote the division on several platforms throughout the academic year. The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA)