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

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

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

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

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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

Gomar, Macchiavello, Richardson earn MEAC postseason honors
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Gomar, Macchiavello, Richardson earn MEAC postseason honors

NORFOLK, Va. – Freshman Marta Gomar of the Norfolk State women’s tennis team was named the MEAC Rookie of the Year on Tuesday morning when the conference office announced its postseason awards. In addition, head coach Worth Richardson was named the MEAC Coach of the Year, while senior Andrea Macchiavello earned a second-team all-conference nod. … 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