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

Labor Day Classic events scheduled Sept. 1 through Sept. 4
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Labor Day Classic events scheduled Sept. 1 through Sept. 4

NORFOLK, Va. – Due to the likelihood of inclement weather on Saturday caused by the remnants of Hurricane Hermine, Saturday’s ABNB Labor Day Classic football game between Norfolk State and Elizabeth City State has been postponed and will now be played this Sunday at 6 p.m. at Dick Price Stadium. The NSU Ticket Center will … 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

New video display coming to Echols Hall this fall
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New video display coming to Echols Hall this fall

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State University continues to make significant upgrades to its athletic facilities, as it was announced today that the institution has partnered with Daktronics, Inc., to design, manufacture and install a state-of-the-art, four-sided high-definition video board display at Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall this fall. In addition, Daktronics will replace the entire … 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

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