“Wings” Air Jordan 4 Official Pictures

Jordan Brand’s Wings Program is the brand’s educational iniative that provides access to education, mentorships, scholarships and more. Since 2015, the program has provided full college rides to over 200 students. The brand has produced a special Air Jordan 4 for the program. The special edition Air Jordan 4 features a black leather upper that is accented with blue at the exterior plastic lace holes and on the inner lining. On the tongue is a blue Jumpman with “WINGS” underneath in a yellow hue. The same color blue is used…

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MEAC Basketball enters the later portion of the season

From meacsports.com : 2018-19 MEAC Men’s Basketball Statistics | MEAC Men’s Basketball Notes2018-19 MEAC Women’s Basketball Statistics | MEAC Women’s Basketball NotesMEACHoops.com There are just three weekends remaining in the 2018-19 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) basketball regular season, and while just one game separates the top two teams in the men’s standings, there appears to be some separation on the women’s side. Norfolk State still sits atop the men’s basketball standings, despite suffering its first MEAC loss this past Saturday at Bethune-Cookman. The Spartans are 9-1 in league play, a game ahead of North…

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Grambling hires Mark Orlando as Offensive Coordinator

From Grambling State Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | Grambling State University head football coach Broderick Fobbs announced on Friday that Mark Orlando will join the coaching staff as the new offensive coordinator/running backs coach, taking over for Lee Fobbs, who recently retired. “We are extremely excited to have Mark on our coaching staff,” Fobbs said. “He is a veteran coach, who brings a lot of experience to our program. His track record of success guiding offenses speaks for itself from his time at Bethune-Cookman to his last three years at Alabama…

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TSU hits the road to take on Jacksonville State Saturday

From tsutigers.com : TENNESSEE STATE MEN’S BASKETBALL (8-17, 5-8 OVC) at Jacksonville State (18-8, 10-3 OVC)Date: Saturday, Feb. 16Time: 7 p.m. CTLocation: Pete Mathews Coliseum – Jacksonville, Ala.  Notes:  TSULive Video:  ESPN+ Radio:  102.1 The Ville  ||  Greg Pogue (pbp) and Albert Dawson (analysis) on the callLive Stats:  StatbroadcastSocial Media Updates: Twitter  ||  #BigBlueRising OPENING TIP: The Tennessee State men’s basketball team heads to Jacksonville, Ala. to close the week with a matchup against Jacksonville State. Tip off is set for 7 p.m. in the Pete Mathews Coliseum.  ABOUT THE OPPONENT: Jacksonville State received 20 votes in the Mid-Major Top 25 poll. As the only team…

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Sydney defeats Cairns 89-84

From nbl.com.au : The Sydney Kings took care of business beating the Cairns Taipans 89-84 on Saturday at Qudos Bank Arena to give themselves a chance of ending the regular season in second position. Sydney had to beat the dangerous Taipans on their home floor on Saturday in their last game of the regular season to be any chance of finishing second to earn the home court advantage in the semi finals. That job was made more of a challenge when superstar point guard Jerome Randle didn’t suit still sore…

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Miles Lady Bears beat Clark Atlanta 78-64 for third straight win

Courtesy of Miles Athletics Miles shot a season-high 53.4 percent from the field as it defeated Clark Atlanta 78-64 in a non-conference affair Thursday night at Knox-Windham Gymnasium. The 78 points tied a season high and the win was the third straight for the Lady Bears (15-8), which swept the season series from the Panthers (6-18). Sakina Wynn scored a career-high 32 points on 12-of-18 shooting and she matched Ashley McCrear’s effort at Fort Valley State in 2017 for the most points by a Lady Bear this decade. She was perfect…

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Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference announces weekly Track & Field Honors

From meacsports.com : NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 13, 2019—North Carolina A&T State junior Kermani Mighty was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Track Athlete of the Week, presented by the U.S. Marines, the conference office announced today, while North Carolina A&T State senior Kayla White was selected as Women’s Track Athlete of the Week. North Carolina A&T State freshman Brandon Hicklin earned Men’s Field Athlete of the Week honors, while North Carolina A&T State sophomore Nazah Reddick was named Women’s Field Athlete of the Week. Mighty (Jr., Brooklyn, N.Y.) won the 400-meter dash at the Darius Dixon Memorial hosted by…

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Virginia State defeats Chowan 87-81

From Trojans Sports Information Department: MURFRESSBORO, N.C. (February 13, 2019)–The Virginia State University men’s basketball team (21-4, 13-1 CIAA, 6-1 Northern Division) claimed an 87-81 victory over the Hawks of Chowan University tonight at the Helms Center. Jahmere Howze finished with a double-double performance with a game-high 26 points and 10 rebounds. Jalen Jackson posted a 23-point performance, to go with four rebounds, one assist and one steal. Cyonte Melvin finished the contest with contributing 13 points and six rebounds.  The Trojans forced 15 Chowan turnovers in the contest. Virginia State led…

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Fayetteville State shocks Livingstone 77-69

From Broncos Sports Information Department: Fayetteville, N.C. – Fayetteville State knocked off the giant of Livingstone, 77-69, in Capel Arena tonight. The Broncos, who are now 6-16 overall, 5-10 in the CIAA, and 4-4 in the Southern Division. FSU is now on a two-game win-streak. The Broncos’ three starting guards of Mark Burton, JaQuel Richmond, and Joshua Bryant scored in double figures. Burton made 5-of-9 three-pointers for 15 points while the tag-team play of Richmond and Bryant led to 13 and 12 points, respectively. Livingstone, who drops to 15-8 overall…

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Grambling men’s basketball to host TxSU and Prarie View in pair of home games

From Grambling State Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University men’s basketball team will look to keep its win streak alive with a pair of Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) games at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. Tip-off against Texas Southern (High School Day) is set for 5 p.m., while Monday’s tilt against Prairie View A&M (Greek Night) is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Grambling State (13-11 overall, 7-4 SWAC), which currently sits tied for third with Alabama State is behind Prairie View A&M and Texas Southern in the SWAC standings, enters…

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