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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

Howell, King, Moriarty, Beard top winners at annual Athletics Awards Ceremony
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Howell, King, Moriarty, Beard top winners at annual Athletics Awards Ceremony

  NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State seniors Kiara Howell and Deon King were named the University’s Female Athlete and Male Athlete of the Year, respectively, as the athletics department’s annual all-sports awards ceremony on Monday evening at the NSU Student Center. Howell, a senior from Chesapeake, Va., is in her fourth year on the Spartan … Continue reading

Spartans continue to make strides in latest NCAA APR report
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Spartans continue to make strides in latest NCAA APR report

NORFOLK, Va. – The NCAA released its latest Academic Progress Rate figures Wednesday, April 20, and the report shows that the Norfolk State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics continues to make significant improvements with student-athlete retention and graduation. The latest set of figures include data through the 2014-15 academic year. All NSU athletic programs scored … Continue reading

NSU adds Kyle Williams to fold for 2016 recruiting class
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NSU adds Kyle Williams to fold for 2016 recruiting class

Kyle Williams Highlights NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State men’s basketball program added some scoring punch to next year’s team with the addition of Kyle Williams to its 2016 recruiting class. The junior college prospect recently signed a national letter of intent to play for the Spartans beginning next fall.   A 6-4 shooting guard, … Continue reading

MEAC honors Dukes, Mauricio with weekly baseball accolades
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MEAC honors Dukes, Mauricio with weekly baseball accolades

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State outfielder Denathan Dukes and right hander Jonathan Mauricio were named the MEAC Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, by the conference office on Monday. Dukes, a junior, batted .538 (7-for-13) in NSU’s four games against VCU and Maryland Eastern Shore last week. He stole five bases, scored six runs … Continue reading

Bishop’s late TD run helps offense beat defense 33-30 in Green & Gold Game
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Bishop’s late TD run helps offense beat defense 33-30 in Green & Gold Game

Fan Fest/Spring Game Photo Gallery NORFOLK, Va. – Larry Bishop rushed for two touchdowns, including the winning 1-yard plunge on the final possession of the scrimmage, to lead the offense over the defense, 33-30, in the annual Norfolk State Green & Gold Game on Saturday at Dick Price Stadium. The game was played utilizing a … Continue reading

NSU Twilight track meet slated for April 13
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NSU Twilight track meet slated for April 13

Meet Schedule & Information NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State University track and field programs will host a twilight meet on Wednesday, April 13 beginning at 6 p.m. at William “Dick” Price Stadium. Track events in the evening meet will include the men’s and women’s sections of the 5,000 meters, 1,500m, 3,000m steeplechase, 400m hurdles, … Continue reading