MEAC Softball: Morgan State clears South Carolina State 3-2 to advance to Consolation finals

Courtesy of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference The No. 1 Bears of Morgan State University survived and advanced to the consolation finals after defeating the No. 5 Bulldogs of South Carolina State 3-2 in extra innings on Friday at the NSU Softball Field. MEAC Player of the Year, Victoria Fletcher, hit a single up the middle to score Ellie Bostedt to secure the victory.  The game opened with neither team scoring in the first inning despite the Bulldogs leaving a pair of runners on the bases while the Bears were sent…

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PE Corner: ”FAMU PE” Nike LeBron XX NXT Gen

This LeBron XX NXXT Gen was made for the Florida A&M basketball program. The green of the upper peeks through the white open hole mesh. Dual -branded Green and orange Swooshes adorn the later side, while a large single Swoosh takes care of the branding on the medial side.  A Rattler logo has its home on the left tongue, while LeBron’s signature is perched atop the right. Both tongues sports “NIKE” and LBJ branding, with “XX” showing up on the rear heel.  Underneath the aforementioned upper resides a white midsole…

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Could we be looking at the Jordan Tatum 3?

Although signature line of Boston Celtics star forward. Jason Tatum is currently in the midst of its sophomore revolution around the footwear sun, we may have already received a look at the next model of the Tatum line.  It’s sports a combination, textile canvas, and mesh upper with the canvas portions featuring a floral motif. Black mesh shows up on the tongue,  atop which rest a Tatum logo.  Hey black, inner and rear pool tap rounds out and upper it sits a top a black midsole and rubber outsole of the…

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Norfolk State Baseball worked 20-7 by Merrimack

Courtesy Alex Lehmbeck, Assistant Athletics Director for Sports Communication 20 Winner MCBB2024 7 NSUBB Team R H E MCBB2024 20 17 0 NSUBB 7 12 2 W: Heffernan, A (3-1) L: Barham, Dalton (3-5) The Norfolk State baseball team couldn’t hold off a powerful afternoon from one of the conference’s best offensive units, falling 20-7 to Merrimack at Marty L. Miller Field.  Norfolk State freshman Kydese Queen put together a spectacular game, going 4-for-4 with three RBIs.   Starting pitcher Dalton Barham pitched a one-two-three first inning for the Spartans but struggled to maintain that same efficiency the…

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Tennessee State makes historic hire

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics NASHVILLE— Tennessee State University President Glenda Glover and Director of Athletics Dr. Mikki Allen are pleased to welcome Duanté Abercrombie as the inaugural head coach of the men’s hockey team. The historic hire makes Abercrombie the first head coach of a hockey program at a historically Black college or university (HBCU). “I am incredibly excited to embark on building this program, supported by God, my family, TSU students, alumni, and all those eagerly awaiting this moment,” said Abercrombie. “I firmly believe that one day, TSU…

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PE Corner: Tyrese Halliburton’s Kobe V Protro

title image via nbakicks Tyres Haliburton took these striking Kobe V Protro PEs to the court in a recent Pacers game.  As can be seen they sport a grey synthetic upper tipped in yellow at the toe. Black Swooshes adorn the lateral and medial sides, with yellow showing up at the tongue as well as the exteranl heel cup. Light blue shows up at the inner, completing an upper that sits atop a yellow and white midsole as well as a translucent rubber outsole.  Although there is no doubt these…

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Chazan Page,Tennessee State Football player tragically killed in hit-and-run

title image via Tennessee State Athletics NASHVILLE — Tennessee State University was deeply saddened to learn of the passing this morning of senior student-athlete Chazan Page at the age of 20. A native of Nashville, Page attended Lipscomb Academy and served as an offensive lineman for the TSU Tigers football team. Throughout his four seasons, he had the privilege of sharing the field with his brother, Chandon, a defensive lineman. “My thoughts and prayers are with our football student-athletes, coaches, families, and friends,” said Tennessee State University Director of Athletics Dr. Mikki…

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Grambling Track& Field with multiple strong showings at Pelican Relays

Title image via Aniyah Rivers, Grambling State Athletics Courtesy of Curtis Ford, Grambling State Athletics The Grambling State University track & field got several top finishes and set several individual personal records at the Pelican Relays hosted by Southern University over the weekend. On Friday, Kyla Blockett passed the GSU women in the 200m, finishing in second place with a personal record time of 24.69. Amari Wrightsil placed fifth with her best run of the season (24.83). Kayla Ford(24.89), Ty Glasco (25.06) and Journie Mayfield (25.45) also achieved personal records in the women’s 200m. Ford and Glasco also…

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Albany State softball sweeps Clark Atlanta

title image courtesy of Albany State Softball Courtesy of Albany State Sports Information 9 Winner ASU 6 CAUSB24 Team R H E ASU 9 12 3 CAUSB24 6 7 4 W: McLeod, Romona (7-3) L: Coreya Quarterman (5-14) The Golden Rams returned to the softball diamond for the first time in April after almost two weeks due to the weather. Albany State plated five runs in the top of the sixth of the opener for the early win and scored seven in its first two at bats to complete the Saturday sweep of Clark…

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Six Talladega Gymnastics to compete at USAG Nationals

title image via Talladega Tornadoes Courtesy of Talladega Gymnastics The USAG Collegiate Championship Committee announced on Thursday, March 28 the teams and individuals that have qualified for the 2024 USAG Collegiate National Championships. Qualification is based upon each team and individual’s National Qualifying Score (NQS). The championships will be hosted by West Chester University at the Hollinger Field House on April 12-14. College institutions offering no more than 8 full, countable, financial aid awards for women’s gymnastics are eligible to qualify for this national championship. The top six teams earning a…

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