Spartan basketball fan fest, Alumni Day set for Feb. 13
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Spartan basketball fan fest, Alumni Day set for Feb. 13

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State athletics department will host the Spartan Basketball Fan Fest in conjunction with Alumni Day on Saturday, Feb. 13 outside Joseph Echols Hall prior to the NSU-Morgan State basketball doubleheader.   Performances by the alumni band and alumni cheerleaders will be accompanied by music, food and vendors outside the front … Continue reading

NSU Lady Spartan Amber Brown wakes up from coma, shows signs of improvement
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NSU Lady Spartan Amber Brown wakes up from coma, shows signs of improvement

by Mahogany Waldon NSU student-athlete Amber Brown has awakened from a medically induced coma after she was found unresponsive on Jan. 1 due to complications with diabetes. The 19-year-old Lady Spartans forward was diagnosed last year with Type 1 diabetes. After suffering from a spiked blood sugar level, Brown went into cardiac arrest and suffered continuous … Continue reading

The Lady Spartan battles more than opponents
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The Lady Spartan battles more than opponents

The article below was written in November.  Since that time, Amber Brown’s fight with diabetes has become a fight for her life.  Please read the latest on this true Lady Spartan here.  http://spartanecho.org/2016/01/09/lady-spartan-in-coma-fighting-for-her-life/ by Lamar Neal As the 2015-2016 season starts for Norfolk State Women’s Basketball, the past now becomes the future of the Lady … Continue reading