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  • Sterling Steward Jr. named Athletics Director at Savannah State

    SAVANNAH, Ga. — Savannah State University (SSU) Interim President Cheryl D. Dozier, DSW, has named Sterling Steward Jr. Director of Intercollegiate Athletics effective immediately.  Steward will be responsible for all matters related to managing S...
  • Seven to join AAMU's Athletic Hall of Fame

    Huntsville, Ala. ---- Seven men and women will join the more than 100-member Alabama A&M University Athletic Hall of Fame when the organization holds its 20th Annual AAMU Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony on Friday, September 30. The ev...
  • Jackson State names McNeil Interim Women’s Basketball Coach

    JACKSON, Miss. – The Jackson State University Athletics Department has named Larry McNeil as its interim women’s basketball coach for the 2011-12 season.  McNeil takes over for Denise Taylor who was given a letter of termination in May. McNeil, ...
  • Benedict names James Woody Interim Head Football Coach

    COLUMBIA, SC- Benedict College announced the hiring of James Woody as interim head football coach on Monday. Woody brings more than 25 years experience as one of the nation's top offensive coordinators to the Tigers, who dropped to 1-3 after a 40-23 tele...
  • Inaugural Memphis HBCU Basketball Classic announced

    Building Blocks Mentoring Program has assembled four Black College basketball teams for the inaugural Memphis HBCU Basketball Classic.  The classic will provide a stage for these teams to showcase their student athletes in front of a Memphis audience...
  • SC State mourns the loss of former standout Orlando "Zeus" Brown

    Orangeburg, SC – South Carolina State is mourning the loss of former standout offensive lineman Orlando “Zeus” Brown who was found dead at his Baltimore home Friday morning. The cause of his death wasn't known, according to police and firefighters ...
  • UAPB Lady Lions make program history and beat Central Arkansas at Home

    PINE BLUFF, AR—The University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff Lady Lions made program history Friday night as they beat the University of Central Arkansas Bears 1-0 at the UAPB Soccer Field. The Bears came to play but the Lady Lions were ready to take them on. ...
  • Savannah State announces Hall of Fame Weekend/Stadium reopening schedule

    Savannah, Ga. – The Savannah State University Tiger football team will make its home debut in the renovated Theodore A. Wright Stadium against the Howard University Bison at 7 p.m., Oct. 1. The university has scheduled a series of events to celebrate t...
  • Black College SIDs mourn the passing of a colleague at Grambling State

    Black College Sports Information Directors have lost a colleague in the passing of Grambling State Assistant Sports Information Director Roderick Mosley.  Mosley, 38, died of an apparent heart attack Wednesday night.  He leaves behind a wife and...
  • Livingstone launches newly redesigned Athletics Website

    SALISBURY, NC – The Livingstone Athletic Department has announced the launch of a newly redesigned athletics website. Over the last three months a coordinated effort between the Livingstone Sports Information Department and Sidearm Sports, the school's...
  • HBCUFanNation launches online store

    HBCUFanNation.com(HBCUFN), a website begun primarily as a network of independent blogs and bloggers, is now expanding into ecommerce. Thanks to a partnership with Sportswear, Inc, HBCUFN is using the experience of its co-founders, Kenn Rashad (TSPNSports...
  • NSU Hires Feldman to Lead Tennis Program

    NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State University Athletics Director Marty L. Miller has announced the hiring of Nate Feldman to lead the men’s and women’s tennis programs. “We are excited about the hiring of Nate as the head men's and women's tennis coach...
  • NSU-ODU Football Series extended for additional 4 years

    NORFOLK, Va. – Old Dominion University and Norfolk State University announced jointly on Monday that the football series between the two schools has been extended to include a home and home schedule from 2015 through 2018. The two schools will meet for...
  • SIAC announces 2011 Football Tailgate Tour

    ATLANTA—The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has announced the 2011 SIAC Football Tailgate Tour presented by AARP. “We’re excited to have AARP as a partner for the SIAC Football Tailgate Tour. This tour will feature some of the most...
  • CBS Sports Network to air documentary about first HBCU football game played in NYC

    CBS Sports Network will present 1ST & GOAL IN THE BRONX: GRAMBLING VS. MORGAN STATE 1968, a documentary about the monumental game played between Grambling and Morgan State, the first historically black college football game played in New York City.  ...
  • Virginia University of Lynchburg to play first home game in 57 years

    The Virginia University of Lynchburg football team will play their first home game since 1954 against Louisburg College this Saturday at, the Lynchburg City Stadium, 3180 Fort Avenue, Lynchburg, VA. The Dragons are currently 0-2 this season, losing to NC...
  • North Carolina Central and Savannah State become Full Members of MEAC

    NORFOLK, Va., The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) confirmed today that North Carolina Central University and Savannah State University have met the criteria to become full members of the conference effective September 1, 2011.   “We are...
  • Hampton's McCorory anchors USA World Champion 4X400 meter relay team

    (l-r)Felix, Beard, McCorory & Richards-Ross Getty Images Photo DAEGU, Korea – Former Hampton University track & field standout Francena McCorory came away with a gold medal at the 2011 IAAF World Track & Field Championships on Saturday, as she helped ...
  • Christiansz named head coach of Alabama State Tennis Programs

    MONTGOMERY, Ala.— Anuk Christiansz, who has been a part of seven national championship tennis teams and was a member of the Sri Lankan Davis Cup team,  has been named head coach of the Alabama State men’s and women’s tennis programs, Athletic D...
  • Claflin hires Harry Freeman as New Track and Field Coach

    Orangeburg, SC--Claflin University has announced the hiring of Mr. Harry Freeman as Men and Women’s Head Cross Country, Indoor, and Outdoor Track and Field Coach.Freeman “Coach Freeman brings to Claflin University a wealth of coaching experience"' sa...
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