Swanigan’s double-double secures Purdue win over Norfolk State
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Swanigan’s double-double secures Purdue win over Norfolk State

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — It’s probably Purdue sophomore forward Caleb Swanigan’s final college season, but for now, Boilermakers coach Matt Painter is enjoying this likely future NBA player. Swanigan had a career-best 32 points and 20 rebounds — his fourth consecutive double-double — and No. 15 Purdue defeated Norfolk State 91-45 on Wednesday night, … Continue reading

NSU gets big league video board and sound system
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NSU gets big league video board and sound system

by Daniel Smallwood Norfolk State University made a significant upgrade to its athletic facilities, as the institution 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. According to NSU Assistant Sports Information Director Mike Bello, Daktronics will replace the entire sound system … Continue reading

Hankerson throws 3 TDs, defense stands tall in homecoming win
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Hankerson throws 3 TDs, defense stands tall in homecoming win

Greg Hankerson passed for 219 yards and threw touchdown passes to three different Spartans, helping Norfolk State snap a six-game losing streak with a 27-14 Homecoming win over Morgan State before 18,405 fans at Dick Price Stadium on Saturday. Running backs Gerard Johnson (5-yarder) and Larry Bishop (2-yarder) and wideout Chuma Awanna (63-yarder) caught the … Continue reading

Hankerson throws 3 TDs, defense stands tall in Homecoming win
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Hankerson throws 3 TDs, defense stands tall in Homecoming win

NORFOLK, Va. – Greg Hankerson passed for 219 yards and threw touchdown passes to three different Spartans, helping Norfolk State snap a six-game losing streak with a 27-14 Homecoming win over Morgan State before 18,405 fans at Dick Price Stadium on Saturday. Running backs Gerard Johnson (5-yarder) and Larry Bishop (2-yarder) and wideout Chuma Awanna … Continue reading

MEAC basketball tournament tickets on sale at NSU
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MEAC basketball tournament tickets on sale at NSU

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State athletics department announced today that it has MEAC basketball tournament tickets available for sale through the NSU Ticket Office. A tournament ticket book, which gives fans access to all 23 men’s and women’s games during tournament week, can be bought for $75 through Dec. 16. Following that date, tournament … Continue reading

NSU to host education Appreciation Day Saturday with title sponsor the Virginia lottery
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NSU to host education Appreciation Day Saturday with title sponsor the Virginia lottery

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State University Athletics will host Education Appreciation Day sponsored by Team Spartan Corporate Partner the Virginia Lottery this Saturday against Howard University. Kickoff is 2 p.m. at Dick Price Stadium. The pre-game festivities will include a recognition of Hampton Roads secondary school city-wide teachers of the year from 2015-16. During breaks … 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

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

Former Spartans Daniels, Neal selected for NASCAR Crew Member Development Program
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Former Spartans Daniels, Neal selected for NASCAR Crew Member Development Program

NORFOLK, Va. – Former Norfolk State University basketball player Brehanna Daniels and football player Lamar Neal are among nine former college student-athletes selected to participate in the NASCAR Drive for Diversity (D4D) Crew Member Development Program, NASCAR and Rev Racing announced. The new class of participants received invitations to train with Rev Racing following standout … 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