Alsander Womack named MEAC Baseball Preseason Player of the Year
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Alsander Womack named MEAC Baseball Preseason Player of the Year

by Siera Jones MEAC baseball predictions have been released and Norfolk State now boasts the 2020 MEAC Preseason Player of the Year, junior infielder Alsander Womack. The Waxhaw, N.C., native already was highly motivated entering his third season for the Spartans; so, while honored to receive the recognition by the conference’s coaches, he remains focused … 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

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

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

FDA campaign takes aim at chewing tobacco use by rural teens
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FDA campaign takes aim at chewing tobacco use by rural teens

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government health officials will team up with minor league baseball as part of a new $36 million campaign to discourage rural teenagers from using chewing tobacco. Baseball stadiums will feature the campaign’s central message this summer — “smokeless doesn’t mean harmless” — via advertising and promotions with players. Ads will also run … Continue reading