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December 30, 2001
- Seven HBCU Players To Participate In Cactus Bowl
- Former S.C. State and current Arizona Cardinals kicker Cedric Oglesby added 12 points to his NFL total last weekend. He kicked three extra points and three field goals, including a career long 41-yarder, as the Cards beat the Carolina Panthers, 30-7, in Charlotte's Ericsson Stadium.
Oglesby was in familiar territory. He closed out his college career with two field goals (45 yds and 34 yds) on the same field in the 1998 Carolinas Classic.
December 20, 2001
- The Arizona Cardinals have signed former S.C. State kicker Cedric Oglesby to replace rookie kicker Bill Gramatica. Gramatica suffered a torn ACL celebrating his first quarter, 43-yard field goal against the Giants last Saturday and will be lost for the season. [more from NFL.com]
December 18, 2001
- Morris Brown has made a change in its women's basketball program. Jackie Caruthers has been relieved of her duties as Head Women's Basketball coach and reassigned as the new Academic Advisor. Former assistant coach and 1996 National Player of Year for the University of Georgia, Saudia Roundtree, replaces her on an interim basis.
The Lady Wolverines faced-off against Florida A&M in Coach Roundtree's debut, Tuesday, falling to the Lady Rattlers, 63-46, and a 1-2 record on their four game Holiday homestand. Leading the Wolverines in scoring with 17 points for the eighth consecutive game was Tawanna Thomas. Phaedra Mashburn led FAMU to their second win of the year with 20 points.
- Saint Augustine's College has named its new football coach. Michael Costa, who most recently served as Defensive Coordinator at Elizabeth City State will take over the Falcon football program. Costa has also worked at Virginia Union and Hampton and was a former head coach at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania.
December 13, 2001
- The Washington Post has reported that Howard University will not renew the contract of Head Football Coach Steve Wilson. Wilson took over the program in 1989 and compiled a 78-67 record in 13 years at the school. > [More]
December 9, 2001
- Pioneer Bowl Provides Historic Matchup
- North Carolina Central University junior Jason Smoots captured first place in the men's 60-meter dash at the Christopher Newport University Lid-Lifter Indoor Track & Field Invitational with an NCAA Division II automatic qualifying time of 6.62 on Saturday (Dec. 8).
The reigning NCAA Division II indoor track 55-meter national champion, Smoots time was also good enough to qualify him for the USA Indoor Track & Field Championships on March 1-2 in New York, NY. The 2002 NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships will be held March 7-10 in Boston, Massachusetts.
December 5, 2001
- In the NAIA Division I Top 25, Central State (9-0) is ranked #13 and Xavier (8-3) is listed as #19 in the women's rankings. Edward Waters is the only HBCU breaking the Top 25 for the men. The Tigers are ranked #22 this week.
December 4, 2001
- Shaw University has been ranked #15 in the latest NABC/Division II Men's Basketball Poll. The Bears, preseason picks to win the CIAA East Division, are currently 6-0 and will face #21 Presbyterian on Saturday. No other HBCU made nor received consideration for the national top 25.