Md. Eastern Shore cross country squads excel at William & Mary

WILLIAMSBURG, Virginia — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore got a third-place finish from freshman Aurelia Jepkorir (Eldoret, Kenya) making her collegiate debut in the 5K for the women on Friday at the William & Mary Invitational. Her countryman Edwin Kipruto (Iten, Kenya) led the men’s team with a 10th place finish in the 6K event which included four personal records for […]

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Hightower, Macauly lift Howard women’s soccer Over VMI

 WASHINGTON  – Howard University women’s soccer team ended its brief homestand with a 1-0 victory over Virginia Military Institute (VMI) in an intense, nonconference matchup at Greene Stadium. With the win, HU moved to 3-1 overall and remains unbeaten at home. “Today was a hard fought victory,” said Howard women’s soccer head coach Brent Leiba. “We […]

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Alcorn State rolls to home opening win over Mississippi College

LORMAN, Miss. – The 28th season at Jack Spinks-Marino Casem Stadium kicked off with a 45-7 victory for the Alcorn State University football program over Mississippi College on Saturday. Freshman Niko Duffey turned in a breakout performance for the Braves (1-1), which included three touchdowns. He rushed for 138 yards and a pair of scores, […]

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MEAC announces 2019 volleyball preseason honors

NORFOLK, Va., Aug. 2, 2019 – Florida A&M senior outside hitter Maria Yvette Garcia was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Volleyball Preseason Player of the Year, the conference announced today. Maryland Eastern Shore was predicted to claim the Northern Division, while Florida A&M and Bethune-Cookman were both tapped to be atop the Southern […]

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Spelman University

Spelman College Wins 30th Annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge

TORRANCE, Calif., — In front of a packed studio audience consisting of top HBCU students, school presidents, HCASC alumni and Honda associates, Spelman College took home the championship title and a $75,000 institutional grant at the 30th annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) National Championship Tournament, America’s premier academic competition for HBCUs. Hosted on the Honda campus in Torrance, California, HCASC is […]

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Murray State Wins 2019 OVC Women’s Golf Championship

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – Murray State capped a start-to-finish lead on Wednesday to capture the 2019 Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Golf Championship at The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals. The Racers led by three shots after day one and five shots after the second round before breaking it open on the final day […]

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Claflin softball team clinches the CIAA Southern Division

Salisbury, N.C. – In their first season competing in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) the Claflin University Lady Panthers softball team shut out Livingstone in a Southern Division contest, winning game one 8-0 and game two 18-0, to finish undefeated at 18-0.  The Lady Panthers, who sits at 32-15 on the season, clinched the Southern […]

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Morgan State University

Morgan State’s exhibit honors black servicemen and women

Morgan State University (MSU) hosted the opening exhibition of “In Freedom’s Name,” a specially produced mobile installation that commemorates the many contributions of African Americans in Maryland who have served in uniform as early as 1634 through today. The traveling exhibit, curated by the Maryland Military Historical Society (MDMHS) and Stevenson University’s Department of Public […]

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Fort Valley State University

Miss FVSU Tanzania Walker’s royal expectations

Miss Fort Valley State University is charged with being the walking embodiment of the values and traditions of the institution. As the 81st Miss FVSU, Tanzania Walker, ’19, knows she has big shoes to fill, representing not only the students but also the faculty, staff, and alumni as well. She sees herself as the university’s […]

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Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ vibes well at Howard University screening

WASHINGTON — An exclusive screening of “Us,” featuring special appearances by stars Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke and writer-director Jordan Peele, sent shockwaves through Howard University’s packed student audience on Wednesday. Howard and HBCU enthusiasm for the film started to build in December when the first “Us” trailer pictured Duke sporting a grey sweatshirt with […]

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Prairie View A&M men’s basketball team going dancing

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Overcoming a 13-point deficit early on, Prairie View A&M (22-12) topped Texas Southern (21-13) in a thrilling 92-86 contest to win the 2019 Toyota SWAC Basketball Tournament. The win takes Coach Byron Smith and the Panthers to March Madness for the first time since 1998. Prairie View A&M will now play Fairleigh […]

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Judge Hatchett tells Kentucky State students to write their own story

Kentucky State University students, staff, faculty and administration heard words of wisdom and inspiration from the honorable Judge Glenda A. Hatchett during the 2019 Heritage Assembly. Hatchett, star of long-running television show Judge Hatchett, announced up front that hers wouldn’t be a traditional black history month speech. Rather, it would be a challenge. “We are […]

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Maryland Eastern Shore tops Morgan State in MEAC opener

BALTIMORE, Maryland — Maryland Eastern Shore senior point guard Ciani Byrom (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) scored five straight points in the final two minutes to bust up a 65-65 tie and give the Hawks a five-point lead with 29 seconds remaining at Morgan State on Saturday, Jan. 5. Byrom’s teammate Ra’Jean Martin (Jacksonville, Florida) nailed both […]

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NCAA women's basketball

Grambling’s Shakyla Hill powers Lady Tigers past Alabama State

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Shakyla Hill scored 20 of her game-high 32 points in the second half as the Grambling State University women’s basketball team outlasted Alabama State and spoiled the Lady Hornets’ Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) opener with an 80-72 victory on Saturday afternoon at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome. Grambling State (4-9 overall, 1-0 SWAC) led […]

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Four-Peat: Howard wins 2018 MEAC volleyball champioponship

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Howard University won its fourth straight Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) volleyball championship Sunday evening in Burr Gymnasium, sweeping North Carolina A&T State 3-0 (25-23, 27-25, 25-16). The Bison claimed the MEAC’s automatic bid to the NCAA Championships. Jurnee Tipton led the Bison (20-10) with nine kills on a night when offense was at a […]

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