Spartan Baseball 1 Win from Outright MEAC North Title as CSU Comes to Town
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Spartan Baseball 1 Win from Outright MEAC North Title as CSU Comes to Town

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State baseball team can clinch its first-ever outright MEAC regular-season divisional title this weekend as the Spartans host Coppin State in a three-game series at Marty L. Miller Field. NSU (20-13, 16-5 MEAC Northern Division) hosts the Eagles (3-35-2, 2-19) for a doubleheader starting at 1 p.m. Saturday, and the teams cap their … Continue reading

Howell Wins MEAC Discus Title
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Howell Wins MEAC Discus Title

2015 MEAC Outdoor Track – Day 1 Results GREENSBORO, N.C. – Norfolk State junior Kiara Howell got off to a strong start in her quest for her third straight MEAC Outdoor Championship Most Outstanding Field Athlete honor, winning the women’s discus throw on the first day of action at the conference outdoor meet Thursday at North Carolina A&T. … Continue reading

Hampton gives Joyner Contract Extension
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Hampton gives Joyner Contract Extension

HAMPTON, Va. – The Hampton University Department of Athletics has given head men’s basketball coach Edward “Buck” Joyner Jr. a multi-year contract extension, just over a month after he won his second Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Tournament championship. In six seasons at the helm, Joyner is 99-96 overall and 57-39 in MEAC play. “We are extremely … Continue reading

MEAC To Host 2015 Men’s And Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships
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MEAC To Host 2015 Men’s And Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Championships

NORFOLK, Va. – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) will host the 2015 Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships, April 30-May 2, at the Irwin Belk Track on the campus of North Carolina A&T State University, in Greensboro, N.C. Competition will begin on Thursday at 1 p.m. with the men’s decathlon followed by the women’s … Continue reading

Coppin State student-athletes lend helping hand
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Coppin State student-athletes lend helping hand

BALTIMORE – Coppin State’s student-athletes had to do something on Tuesday. They couldn’t let the horrific images of burning buildings and police cars along with looters running out of stores with armfuls of merchandise, people cutting fire-hoses and rocks being thrown at law enforcement officials being displayed on national television and not do anything about it. … Continue reading

UMES Cools off NSU with 2-1, 1-0 Sweep
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UMES Cools off NSU with 2-1, 1-0 Sweep

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. – Maryland Eastern Shore’s Jesse Stinnett and Tanner Whiteman managed to cool off Norfolk State’s red-hot bats, holding the Spartans to five hits during Saturday’s 2-1, 1-0 doubleheader sweep by UMES at Hawk Stadium. UMES right hander Stinnett outdueled Spartan lefty Matt Outman in the opener as the Hawks broke NSU’s school-record 13-game winning streak, … Continue reading

Hines Wins Long Jump at Penn Relays
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Hines Wins Long Jump at Penn Relays

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Redshirt freshman Romero Hines helped the Norfolk State men’s track and field team cap its 2015 outdoor season in style by winning the college section of the men’s long jump on Friday at the Penn Relays. Hines set a new personal record for the second time in three meets, leaping 7.51 meters (24 feet, 7.75 … Continue reading

Spartans Sweep 4th Straight Series, Extend Win Streak to 12 Straight
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Spartans Sweep 4th Straight Series, Extend Win Streak to 12 Straight

HANOVER, Md. – Freshman shortstop Alex Mauricio recorded his first career three-hit game, and the Norfolk State bullpen held Coppin State without a hit over the final five innings to help the Spartans run their win streak to 12 with an 8-2 win on Sunday afternoon at Joe Cannon Stadium. The Spartans (18-10 overall, 15-3 MEAC North) now … Continue reading

Defense Edges Offense 39-31 in Green & Gold Spring Game
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Defense Edges Offense 39-31 in Green & Gold Spring Game

NORFOLK, Va. – Brandon Walker‘s 50-yard interception return for a touchdown, coupled with a stingy second-half defensive effort, lifted the Norfolk State defense to a 39-31 win over the NSU offense in Saturday’s Green & Gold intrasquad scrimmage before roughly 3,000 fans at Dick Price Stadium. Saturday’s scrimmage, the last day of this year’s spring practice … Continue reading

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Short Named to BOXTOROW HBCU All-America Team

NORFOLK, Va. – Junior guard Jeff Short of the Norfolk State men’s basketball team was named second-team All-America by BOXTOROW when the organization released its seventh annual All-American honors on Monday afternoon. The BOXTOROW All-America team consists of players from HBCU’s across all of Division I. A 6-foot-4 guard out of the Bronx, N.Y., Short was a first-team … Continue reading