Week 2 CIAA Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track&Field honourees

Courtesy of the CIAA: FOOD LION MEN’S TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Warren Williams, Johnson C. Smith(Fr – N/A) Williams ran a NCAA Division II provisional qualifying time of 8.07 in the 60m hurdles, finishing first overall at the Mondo College Invitational. The freshman sprinter’s time is the ninth fastest in Division II this indoor season.  FOOD LION MEN’S FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Jocolbi Morgan, Claflin(Fr – Saint Petersburg, FL)  Morgan finished sixth overall at the Gamecock Opener with a mark of 6.99m (22’11.25″) in the long jump, posting the highest mark of any DII athlete…

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Week 4 CIAA Basketball Men’s and Women’s Honours

From the CIAA: 2021-22 Women’s Basketball Composite Schedule2021-22 Women’s Basketball Conference Leaders (Statistics)2021-22 Women’s Standings 2021-22 Men’s Basketball Composite Schedule2021-22 Men’s Basketball Conference Leaders (Statistics)2021-22 Men’s Standings PLAYERS OF THE WEEK #3 Cress Worthy, Fayetteville State(Jr, 6-2 Guard – Gastonia, NC) Worthy averaged 25.5 points and five rebounds per game in two contests, including a career-high 28 points in a non-conference win over Virginia State. The junior guard also totaled seven assists and three steals while shooting 50 percent from the field and 54 percent from three (7-for-13).  MEN’S DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK #20 Raemaad Wright, Virginia…

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Bowie State falls at Valdosta State, 41-17 in D II quarters

Courtesy of Bowie State Athletic Media Relations VALDOSTA, Ga. – After making program history a week ago, the No. 10 Bowie State Bulldogs historical 2021 season came to an end with a 41-17 loss to the No. 5 Blazers of Valdosta State in the NCAA DII Quarterfinals Saturday afternoon at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. The Bulldogs found themselves on the unfavorable side of an offensive struggle with the Blazers who held BSU to 72 rushing yards and 149 passing yardage for a total offense of 221 on the day. VSU accounted for…

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Mike Morita of Virginia Union named AFCA Assistant Coach of the Year

Courtesy of Virginia Union Sports Information: Virginia Union University’s Mike Morita has been named the National Assistant Coach of the Year by the American Football Coaches Association, the AFCA announced on Wednesday, December 1. Morita has been a college coach for 22 years, the last five at Virginia Union … Guided the Panthers’ offense to No. 3 in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association in total offense at 362 yards per game, 4th in rushing offense (153.7 ypg) and third in passing (208.3 ypg) … Been a member of the AFCA for 20…

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BOGO ticket packages available for 2022 CIAA Basketball Tournament

The Magnificent DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Legendary DJ Kool to perform at Official CIAA Events during Tournament Week (February 22-26) From the CIAA: The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA®), the nation’s oldest historically Black athletic conference, announced today that Buy One Get One (BOGO) Half Off Ticket Packages are now on sale for the 2022 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championship Tournament set to tip-off February 22-26 at Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, MD. BOGO ticket packages for the highly anticipated CIAA Basketball Tournament, featuring 22 action-packed games, are now available via Ticketmaster as well as the league office and its participating member institutions. Special priced BOGO packages are on sale…

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Making A Difference: SAU and Shaw teams up with Academy Sports to donate gift cards

Saint Augustine’s University, Shaw University and Academy Sports + Outdoors donated $5,000 in gift cards to two local youth programs earlier this month. The Wake County Boys & Girls Club and the Capital City Steelers Junior/Peewee Football Team each received a $2,500 gift card to Academy Sports + Outdoors in Apex, N.C. The gift cards enabled the youth programs to buy new equipment, gear, apparel, footwear and other school items. The gift card presentation was held during the Raleigh Classic football game between crosstown schools Saint Augustine’s University and Shaw…

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Week 3 CIAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Honorees

2021-22 Women’s Basketball Composite Schedule2021-22 Women’s Basketball Conference Leaders (Statistics)2021-22 Women’s Standings 2021-22 Men’s Basketball Composite Schedule2021-22 Men’s Basketball Conference Leaders (Statistics)2021-22 Men’s Standings FOOD LION MEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK #20 Raemaad Wright, Virginia Union Wright averaged nearly a double-double with 9.6 points and 11.3 rebounds, including 15-point, 12-rebound performance in a win over Winston-Salem State in the championship game of the inaugural CP3 HBCU Tip-Off Challenge. The 6-7 junior forward also averaged two blocks per game on the week while totaling two assists and two steals as the Panthers finished 3-0 with…

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Fayetteville State is back-to-back CIAA Volleyball Champions

From the CIAA: 2021 CIAA Volleyball Championship Bracket (Complete)Box Score BOWIE, MD – No. 2 seed Fayetteville State University defeated the No. 1 seed Shaw University, 3-0 (25-16, 27-25, 25-23), to win the 2021 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Volleyball Championship on Sunday at Bowie State University’s A.C. Jordan Arena in Bowie, MD. The Broncos (23-6), who won their second straight CIAA title, were led in the championship match by Kalee Vanderhorst with a team-high nine kills along with Casandra Watson six kills and 13 digs and Da’Nesha Miller with six…

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Bowie State defeats Lenoir-Rhine 31-10 to advance to second round of NCAA Playoffs

From Bowie State Athletics: 10 LR 31 BSU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F LR 0 3 7 0 10 BSU 7 10 7 7 31 BOWIE, Md. – The No. 10 Bowie State football team advanced to the NCAA Playoffs second round with a 31-10 victory over Lenoir-Rhyne Saturday afternoon at Bulldogs Stadium. The win extends the Bulldogs win-streak to 11 games as BSU will host Newberry next weekend also in Bowie, Md., at the Bulldogs Stadium. Game time has yet to be determined but will more than likely be at…

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Week 1 CIAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Honorees

2021-22 Women’s Basketball Composite Schedule2021-22 Women’s Basketball Conference Leaders (Statistics)2021-22 Women’s Standings 2021-22 Men’s Basketball Composite Schedule2021-22 Men’s Basketball Conference Leaders (Statistics)2021-22 Men’s Standings FOOD LION MEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK #22 Jordan Camper, Lincoln (PA)(Sr, 6-8 Center – Chester, PA) Camper averaged 21.5 points and 12 rebounds while shooting 75 percent from the field (21-for-28) over two games to open the season. The Chester, PA native had his best performance of the week in Lincoln’s 82-74 win over Kutztown, putting up 26 points on 13-of-16 shooting (81 percent), 13 rebounds, and two blocks. Camper totaled three blocks, one…

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