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Pitt named sports scholar of the year
Monday, April 14, 2014
WASHINGTON – Maryland Eastern Shore junior forward Ishaq Pitt was named the 2014 winner of the Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar of the Year award. Pitt was attending an annual symposium organized by Diverse Issues In Higher Education magazine, where he received the honor in a surprise announcement during an awards luncheon that recognized some of the
 
Drama, drama at St. Aug's
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Well, well, well! CC can’t even go on vacation without SOMEBODY acting ugly. Usually that’s us, but St. Augustine’s President Girlfriend beats us by a mile. When we heard that she was actually fired – which everyone knew, of course – we thought back to when she was first hired. After just a few months on the job, one of the
 
Football a health risk for low-income, minority players
Thursday, April 10, 2014
These are not the best of times for football, arguably America’s most popular sport. Although football’s popularity remains at a frenzied high and continues to generate substantial revenue in the pros and for many leading collegiate programs, the sport is in the midst of its toughest public relations campaign in a century. First, there was the
 
Bears host spring game
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Darian Brown N.C. Central The Eagles snapped a six-game losing streak and earned their first MEAC victory in the process with a 6-3 Sunday victory over Savannah State. Pitcher London Booker earned the victory with a complete game. In bowling, coach Karen Sanford announced her retirement this week after nine seasons. “We are truly appreciative of
 
WSSU’s Collins moves to UMES
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Bobby Collins is now a Hawk. Winston-Salem State’s men’s basketball coach accepted the same position at University of Maryland Eastern Shore this week. Collins, 48, led the Rams since 2006 and averaged nearly 20 wins per season. WSSU has advanced to the NCAA Division II tournament three of the past four seasons. "It feels like I'm coming home,
 
5 finalists for VUU men’s basketball
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Five finalists have been named to replace former Virginia Union men’s basketball coach Luqman Jaaber. • Lester "Jay" Butler is a nine-year head coach of the District of Columbia’s women's basketball team. He has amassed 131 wins, two Independent Collegiate Athletic Association national championships, two ICAA Coach of the Year awards and
 
Sheals' end was swift
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Tony Sheals had to know it was coming. If he didn’t, we sure did. By “we,” I mean several of us in the media that follow St. Augustine’s. When Sheals’ name was listed among the five finalists for Virginia Union’s head coaching job, his current gig at St. Aug’s was a dead deal. First, Sheals has just finished his
 
New era begins at NCCU
Thursday, April 3, 2014
N.C. Central It didn’t take long for quarterback Malcolm Bell to feel the difference in spring practice. The tempo is faster, the discipline is stricter and the mood is all business. There’s a new sheriff in town, and while he doesn’t look much older than the players he’s coaching, there’s no doubt who’s in charge. The
 
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Pitt named sports scholar of the year

WASHINGTON – Maryland Eastern Shore junior forward Ishaq Pitt was named the 2014 winner of