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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

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

Spartan bowling advances to MEAC Championship Final
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Spartan bowling advances to MEAC Championship Final

MEAC Tournament Bracket CHESAPEAKE, Va. – The Norfolk State bowling team won the if-necessary match of its side of the conference tournament bracket on Saturday afternoon against UMES to advance to MEAC Championship final on Sunday at the AMF Lanes in Chesapeake.   The Spartans will play Delaware State at noon in a best-of-seven contest … Continue reading