Steven J. Gaither
To the victor goes the spoils, and there was no bigger victor in black college football during the 2016 season than Grambling State. The SWAC Champs and Celebration Bowl winners revealed their national championship rings on Wednesday.
The rings feature the Celebration B ...
Posted Thursday, May 25th 2017 at 10:02AM
Mississippi Valley State University offensive coordinator Ray Caldwell has been chosen as a participant for the 2017 NFL Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship. The Fellowship will take place this summer, with Caldwell being assigned to the Los Angeles Chargers.
The program's objective is to ...
Posted Wednesday, May 24th 2017 at 11:14AM
Sixteen months ago, Charlene Goreau succeeded Nour Abbes as the top singles player for Xavier University of Louisiana women's tennis. Tuesday Goreau joined Abbes as the only Gold Nuggets to earn first-team NAIA All-America as a freshman and sophomore.
Goreau — from Toulouse, France, a gradu ...
Posted Wednesday, May 24th 2017 at 11:04AM
The Virginia Union University women's basketball program has announced that Shareka and Shameka McNeill have signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Lady Panthers beginning in the in 2017-18 season.
While at Harding University High in Charlotte, N.C., both scored 1,000 points each in ...
Posted Tuesday, May 23rd 2017 at 10:37AM
(written by Michael Gaffney, SID)
Our athletic director Renee Bostic took part in the NCAA Division III Institute for Administrative Advancement last week. The Division III Institute for Administrative Advancement is a partnership between the N ...
Posted Monday, May 22nd 2017 at 1:54PM
Steven J. Gaither
Howard’s all-time leading scorer has finally decided where he’ll finish his career.
James “J-Byrd” Daniel will spend his last season of college basketball as a graduate transfer at the University of Tennessee, as first reported by ESPN and later confirmed by Dan ...
Posted Monday, May 22nd 2017 at 1:36PM
Johnson C. Smith University head basketball coach and athletics director Stephen Joyner, Sr. will be honored at the 2017 HBCU Living Legends Scholarship Gala on August 26, 2017 at the Grand Pavilion Ballroom at the Embassy Suites in downtown Winston-Salem, N.C.
Entering his 31st season at the he ...
Posted Friday, May 19th 2017 at 10:32AM
Newly named Florida A&M head men's basketball coach Robert McCullum wasted no time in getting to work on his 2017-18 roster, signing 6'9" C/F Corbin Merritt to a scholarship to continue his play as a member of the Rattler squad.
Merritt, one of the most exciting players in the Big Bend, led his G ...
Posted Thursday, May 18th 2017 at 4:05PM
Steven J. Gaither
Jim Harbaugh is taking his coaching talents to Tennessee State. At least temporarily.
TSU and coach Rod Reed will host prospect camps with Harbaugh and Tennessee coach Butch Jones this summer, the school announced on Tuesday.
Tennessee will be at TSU on June ...
Posted Thursday, May 18th 2017 at 4:00PM
Florida A&M University (FAMU) announced today that former University of Oregon men's basketball assistant Robert McCullum will be the school's next head men's basketball coach.
A seasoned veteran with an impressive résuméspanning more than 30 years, McCullum comes to FAMU after spending the las ...
Posted Wednesday, May 17th 2017 at 9:24AM
Getting to the NFL is a lifelong dream for pretty much every kid who has ever picked up a football. Two weeks ago, Javancy Jones was on the cusp of making that dream a reality. Now it looks like he may be giving up the game for good. At least playing it.
The former Jackson State star revealed in ...
Posted Monday, May 15th 2017 at 2:16PM
The Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl will once again be televised live on ABC and open the bowl season. The postseason college football bowl game will kick off at noon ET on Saturday, Dec. 16, at the brand new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
The Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl, which showc ...
Posted Friday, May 12th 2017 at 12:20PM
The Jackson State Tigers baseball team picked up its sixth Southwestern Athletic Conference Eastern Division Championship under head coach Omar Johnson with a 6-2 victory over the Alabama A&M Bulldogs Friday night at Braddy Field.
With the win the ...
Posted Wednesday, May 10th 2017 at 9:17AM
North Carolina A&T is hoping for better days after one of its worst basketball seasons ever, but that’s already off to a rocky start.
A&T guard Sam Hunt has reportedly decided to transfer and is expected to visit North Carolina State after initially committing to Pacific, according to ESPN.
Posted Wednesday, May 10th 2017 at 8:49AM
Texas Southern claimed two of the four postseason player awards as the Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its 2017 all-conference softball teams and individual awards.
TSU junior Jasmin Fulmore was named the SWAC's Pitcher of the Year, while third baseman Madilynn Marek was named the l ...
Posted Wednesday, May 10th 2017 at 8:41AM