Livingstone student-athletes volunteered at local elementary school

by Blue Bears Sports Information Department  SALISBURY – Livingstone College Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC) members and their teammates volunteered at Overton Elementary School for their annual Jump rope Club Lock-In.  Each year, LC student-athletes participate with the elementary students to play games, help out by serving dinner and promote goals of physical, social and character development of the students. Each year Overton Elementary School and Livingstone have practices throughout the entire school year.  As the event continued to grow in attendance, more hands were needed to help it run…

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Virginia State returns to CIAA Championship game

From theciaa.com : Bob Heller contributed to this story Charlotte, NC (March 1, 2019) – Virginia State University pulled away in the second half to earn their second consecutive trip to the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Men’s Basketball Tournament Championship game with a 75-65 win over Livingstone College Friday night at the Spectrum Center. The Trojans (26-4), the top seed in the North Division will advance and play the winner of the Shaw University (#1 South) and Virginia Union University (#2 North) that will tipoff at 9:30 p.m. on Friday. Livingstone, (#2…

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Tyre Gathright’s 40 points powers SAU over Livingstone

From Falcon Sports Information Department: RALEIGH, N.C. (Feb. 21) – For the second time in three games, Tyre Gathright (Sr./Wilmington, NC) scored a career-high to lift Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) to a big road win.  The first time was Feb. 9 when he drilled 32 points in a win over Winston-Salem State University in Winston-Salem, N.C. On Wednesday, Feb. 20, the Preseason All-CIAA guard surpassed his previous high with 40 points in a 91-85 victory over Livingstone College at New Trent Gymnasium in Salisbury, N.C.  Gathright led an SAU squad…

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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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Lady Blue Bears finally halt 12-game skid

By Livingstone Sports Information SALISBURY – During a 12-game losing streak that dates all the way back to November. You could have been forgiven for writing off the Lady Blue Bears entering their game against Johnson C. Smith on Saturday in New Trent Gym. Livingstone outscored JCSU 40-30 after the break to defeat the Golden Bulls 76-57 behind 21 points from Daisa Harris. The victory marks the first victory of 2019, and this first time since Jan. 25 of 2016, Livingstone defeated the Golden Bulls. Two season-long trends continued in the…

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