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Men’s Tennis Team Clinches Northern Division Title, North No. 1 Seed in Upcoming MEAC Tournament

The Norfolk State University men’s tennis team clinched this year’s MEAC Northern Division title on the road at Morgan State University in Baltimore. By virtue of going 3-0 this year in the division, including wins over Howard and Coppin State, the Spartans won their first regular-season title — just the second ever — in the … Continue reading

New Norfolk State tennis coach has high hopes for the future
MEAC / Spartan Men / Spartan Women

New Norfolk State tennis coach has high hopes for the future

by Kingsley Hunter Attention Spartans! Mr. Larry Holmes was recently hired as the new head coach of the talented women’s and men’s tennis team. Holmes had previously coached at Virginia Tech as a volunteer assistant for their women’s tennis team in the 2019-2020 season. Coach Holmes arrived at Norfolk State in January 2021 and has … Continue reading

Tennis anyone? Toronto serves up Borg-McEnroe biopic
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Tennis anyone? Toronto serves up Borg-McEnroe biopic

TORONTO (AP) — Though seldom a smash on the big screen, tennis movies took center court at the Toronto International Film Festival, where “Borg/McEnroe” opened the annual festival Thursday. The film, starring Shia LaBeouf as John McEnroe and Sverrir Gudnason as Bjorn Borg, is the opening volley in the ten-day Canadian festival, a premiere launching … 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

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

Gordeeva, Cvjetkovic win 1st round matchup at ITA Regional
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Gordeeva, Cvjetkovic win 1st round matchup at ITA Regional

LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Norfolk State women’s tennis duo of junior Liza Gordeeva and sophomore Dajana Cvjetkovic earned a first-round win last Thursday in doubles at the ITA Atlantic Regional at Liberty. Competing at the Cook Tennis Center, the NSU tandem defeated Morgan State’s Cierra Plummer and Kayla Price by an 8-3 score in the … Continue reading