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Let Social Security jazz up your retirement plan
Thursday, April 23, 2015
April is Jazz Appreciation Month, a perfect time to move your feet and revel in the smooth beats of one of America’s most beloved musical genres. Ella Fitzgerald, the “Queen of Jazz,” known for her scatting style, had a vocal range spanning three octaves. Other great jazz icons include Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Goodman, Louis Armstrong,
 
Jay Butler returns to VUU as head coach
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Lester "Jay" Butler Jr., will be named the 10th men’s head coach in Virginia Union’s history at a press conference next Tuesday. One of the top coaches in the East Region at the University of the District of Columbia as head women's basketball coach, Butler has enjoyed outstanding success at the Division II level over a career that has spanned
 
Aggies win bowling championship
Thursday, April 23, 2015
In their first appearance in a national bowling championship, N.C. A&T women won the 2015 U.S. Bowling Congress Intercollegiate champions last weekend in Wichita, Kanas. The Aggies (74-37) defeated Robert Morris 3-1. “Accomplishing this goal was huge,” head coach James Williams said. “With all of the individual awards from this year,
 
Revolt outlasts Cary Invasion
Thursday, April 23, 2015
CARY – The Raleigh Revolt traveled to the Cary Invasion for a rematch of a game played earlier in the year. But this time it was the visitors who were victorious, as the Revolt gave Cary just its second loss of the season, 104-97. Both teams seemed equally frustrated with the way the ball was falling throughout the contest. The lead seesawed until
 
Shaw regains tennis titles
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Fayetteville State senior Brandon Jobe was named the 2015 CIAA Golfer of the Year last weekend during the spring championships. Jobe totaled a 74.5, the lowest average in three conference events. He also was named to the all-tournament team. The Broncos will compete in the PGA National Minority Golf Championships May 7-10. WOMEN N.C. Central The
 
Gilbert gets second chance at VUU
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
AnnMarie Gilbert has yet to step onto the gymnasium floor, and already the hype has begun. Jim Stapleton, a member of Eastern Michigan University’s Board of Regents, where Gilbert was the head coach for five seasons, said if he had a daughter, Gilbert is the only coach he’d want her to play for. Former EMU Athletics Director Derrick Gragg, now
 
St. Augís sweeps CIAA Track and Field Championships
Sunday, April 19, 2015
CHARLOTTE – Saint Augustine’s swept the CIAA Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the Irwin Belk Complex on Johnson C. Smith University campus Saturday. The Falcons scored 158 points to win their 18th consecutive CIAA men’s championship. Virginia Union was second with 132.5, and Johnson C. Smith finished
 
NSUís Roberts gets Virginia honor
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Tony Sheals is unemployed for the second time in two years. Sheals has been reassigned from the position of head men’s basketball coach at Virginia Union after one season. He also was fired from his previous employer St. Augustine’s after a year when word got out that he had applied for the Virginia Union job. Sheals had two years left on his
 
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Let Social Security jazz up your retirement plan

April is Jazz Appreciation Month, a perfect time to move your feet and revel in the smooth beats