Former Spartan basketball star Tracy Saunders earns another Hall of Fame honor
MEAC / Spartan Women / Sports

Former Spartan basketball star Tracy Saunders earns another Hall of Fame honor

NORFOLK, Va. – Former Norfolk State women’s basketball star Tracy Saunders will be among this year’s class of inductees into the Hampton Roads African American Sports Hall of Fame (HRAASHF), the organization announced. Saunders joins former University of Maryland basketball star and NBA standout Joe Smith, Virginia Tech track athlete Jerry Gaines, the late journalist … Continue reading

Norfolk State women’s cross country begins season at UMES Lid-Lifter
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Norfolk State women’s cross country begins season at UMES Lid-Lifter

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State women’s cross country team will unveil an entirely new team when the Spartans run their first race of the season at the Maryland Eastern Shore Lid-Lifter on Saturday morning. The Spartans look to improve on last season’s eighth-place finish at the MEAC Cross Country Championship. They will introduce an entirely … Continue reading

Surge in ER visits for injuries, concussions from soccer
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Surge in ER visits for injuries, concussions from soccer

CHICAGO (AP) — Soccer injuries are sending soaring numbers of U.S. kids to emergency rooms, a trend driven in part by young players with concussions seeking urgent medical care, a study has found. The findings, based on 25 years of data, partly reflect soccer’s growing popularity. But the researchers and sports medicine experts believe the … Continue reading

Football season preview: Spartans set for year 2 under Scott
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Football season preview: Spartans set for year 2 under Scott

NORFOLK, Va. – With a bevy of returning starters bolstered by the addition of a promising recruiting class, the Norfolk State football team enters season two under head coach Latrell Scott with plenty of optimism. Following is a position-by-position breakdown of the Spartans’ roster heading into this Saturday’s season-opener against Elizabeth City State. Quarterback In … Continue reading

Efficient Appalachian State, Radford Top NSU by 3-0 Scores
Spartan Women / Sports

Efficient Appalachian State, Radford Top NSU by 3-0 Scores

BLACKSBURG/RADFORD, Va. – Appalachian State committed just four attack errors and only had three more kills than the Norfolk State volleyball team on Saturday morning, but the Mountaineers nevertheless came away with a 3-0 win over the Spartans on the second day of the Virginia Tech/Radford Invitational. Later in the afternoon, Radford’s Maddie Palmer tallied … Continue reading