NSU to host education Appreciation Day Saturday with title sponsor the Virginia lottery
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NSU to host education Appreciation Day Saturday with title sponsor the Virginia lottery

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State University Athletics will host Education Appreciation Day sponsored by Team Spartan Corporate Partner the Virginia Lottery this Saturday against Howard University. Kickoff is 2 p.m. at Dick Price Stadium. The pre-game festivities will include a recognition of Hampton Roads secondary school city-wide teachers of the year from 2015-16. During breaks … Continue reading

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

Hankerson named to watch list for black college football player of the year
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Hankerson named to watch list for black college football player of the year

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State senior quarterback Greg Hankerson was named Wednesday to the preseason watch list for the inaugural Deacon Jones Trophy, which will be awarded this year to the most outstanding college football player from a historically black college and university (HBCU). The winner of this year’s award will be announced on Feb. … Continue reading

Vickers unveils 2016-2017 NSU women’s basketball schedule
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Vickers unveils 2016-2017 NSU women’s basketball schedule

NORFOLK, Va. — Norfolk State women’s basketball coach Larry Vickers announced the Spartans’ 2016-17 non-conference schedule on Tuesday afternoon. Vickers’ team will be road tested in his first full season on the bench, playing one home game in the first month of the season. “We have worked hard to put together a strong 2016-2017 non-conference … 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

New-look men’s cross country team opens season Thursday at the Virginia Duals
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New-look men’s cross country team opens season Thursday at the Virginia Duals

2016 Men’s Cross Country Schedule  |  2016 Men’s Cross Country Roster NORFOLK, Va. – The new-look Norfolk State men’s cross country team opens its season Thursday evening at the University of Virginia Duals. “We expect to have a very competitive team,” head coach Kenneth Giles said. “We really like the athletes we are going to put … Continue reading

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Norfolk State vacates 97 wins, placed on probation by NCAA

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – Norfolk State’s athletic department will vacate 97 victories and three conference championships and spend two years on probation after an NCAA investigation that found the school allowed 48 ineligible student-athletes to compete over a period of four academic years. The school and the NCAA’s Division I Committee on Infractions announced the … Continue reading