September 26, 2022 MEAC Footballers of the Week

Courtesy of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference North Carolina Central junior quarterback Davius Richard was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Football Offensive Player of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola, the conference announced today. South Carolina State linebacker BJ Davis was named Defensive Player of the Week, while Norfolk State’s Jordin Lennon was named Rookie of the Week. North Carolina Central’s Robert Mitchell was named Offensive Lineman of the Week and the Eagles’ Adrian Olivo was named Specialist of the Week. Davius Richard, North Carolina Central (QB, 6-3, 215, Jr., Belle Glade, Fla.)  Richard accounted for four of the Eagles’…

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September 23, 2022 MEAC Volleyball Recap

Courtesy o the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference : Coppin State 3, South Carolina State 0Delaware State 3, Howard 1Norfolk State 3, Maryland Eastern Shore 2North Carolina Central 3, Morgan State 2 Coppin State 3, South Carolina State 0 BALTIMORE, Md. — Coppin State’s volleyball team hit a season-high .394 in a 3-0 (25-11, 25-13, 25-17) victory over South Carolina State in the MEAC opener for both teams on Friday night at PEC Arena. The Eagles now stand at 10-7 overall on the season. Hope Casel led all players with ten kills while…

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Coppin State Athletics to receive NCAA Accelerating Academic Success Program Grant

Courtesy of Coppin State Athletic Communications For the third time in department history, Coppin State University’s athletics department has been named a recipient of the NCAA Accelerating Academic Success Program (AASP) initiative grant. CSU Athletics received a single-year grant totaling $95,000 from the NCAA and was one of 13 Division I institutions to receive the grant for the 2022-23 academic year. The athletics department will use the grant for student-athlete tutoring, technology upgrades, scholarships and academic support staffing. “We are extremely fortunate to receive this grant, and we look forward to putting…

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September 17, 2022 MEAC Football Recap

Courtesy of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Morgan State 24, Sacred Heart 9Delaware State 35, Virginia Lynchburg 19Hampton 17, Norfolk State 7Howard 31, Morehouse 0 North Carolina Central 45, New Hampshire 27 Morgan State 24, Sacred Heart 9 BALTIMORE, Md. — Morgan State was looking to avoid an 0-3 start to the season and bounce back from a tough loss last week at Towson. Senior running back Alfonzo Graham stepped up and sophomore quarterback Duce Taylor did just enough to put away visiting Sacred Heart in the end on a sunny afternoon at Hughes Stadium. Taylor,…

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An initial look at the”Howard” Air Jordan 6 PE

Earlier this summer, Howard and Jordan Brand announced a 20-year partnership and now images of the first footwear fruits of that joint venture have come to light in the form of a player exclusive Air Jordan 6. From the images we see an Air Jordan 6 that sports a white leather upper with “HU” on the navy tongue in place of the typical Jumpman. On the rear heel is found a school-inspired patch that features the university’s initials , the mascot and the year of Howard’s founding, Navy shows up…

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MEAC footballers of week 2

Courtesy of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: South Carolina State running back Kendrell Flowers was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Football Offensive Player of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola, the conference announced today. The Bulldogs’ BJ Davis was named Defensive Player of the Week, while North Carolina Central linebacker Max U’Ren was named Rookie of the Week. North Carolina Central’s Torricelli Simpkins III was named Offensive Lineman of the Week and South Carolina State kicker Gavyn Zimmerman was named Specialist of the Week. Flowers (RB, 6-0, 210, r-So., Columbia, S.C.) rushed for 153 yards (the third-highest single-game rushing total of…

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Coppin State to take on East Carolina in NCAA Baseball Tourney

Coppin State, who claimed victory in the MEAC Baseball Tournament , after besting Delaware State 18-12, has found out their opponent in their first round opponent in the NCAA Baseball Championship. The Eagles, (24-28) will make their NCAA Tournament debut against the Pirates of East Carolina University (42-18) in the Greenville Regional. The Pirates, defeated the Cougars of the University of Houston 6-1 to capture the American Athletic Conference (AAC) championship. The white-out Cougars will enter the matchup on an 18-game win streak and the Eagles will likely also have…

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MEAC Weekly Track & Field Honorees

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Coppin State senior Joseph Manu was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Track Athlete of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola, and Howard senior Jessica Wright was selected as Women’s Track Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced today.Norfolk State sophomore Isaac Haywood was named Men’s Field Athlete of the Week, while Norfolk State freshman Leslie Young earned Women’s Field Athlete of the Week honors. Manu (Sr., Accra, Ghana) won both the 100- and 200-meter dash at the Towson Invitational. The 10.10 he ran in the 100-meter final is the fastest time…

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For HBCUs, the time is now

February 19, 2022 was truly a monumental day for HBCU sports. Cleveland, which is in the midst of hosting NBA All-Star weekend also was the setting for the inaugural HBCU Classic, which featured a matchup between MEAC schools Howard and Morgan State aired on NBA TV. It was tightly contested affiar that Howard pulled out 68-66. Later that afternoon the NFL Network broadcasted the first-ever HBCU Legacy Bowl, which ”is a postseason all-star game showcasing the best NFL draft-eligible football players from Historically Black Colleges and Universities.” Team Gaither, named…

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South Carolina State releases 2022 Football Schedule

From South Carolina State Athletics The 2021 Cricket Celebration Bowl HBCU National Champion South Carolina State Bulldogs will play an 11-game schedule during the 2022 fall campaign, the university announced Wednesday (March, 23rd).  Bulldog New & Renewal Season tickets will go sale Monday, March 28th at 9 a.m. Please stay tuned more information to come.  The Bulldog slate includes six road games and five home contests at Oliver. C. Dawson/Willie Jeffries Field. Two Football Bowl Subdivision opponents are on the schedule, along with four non-conference contests, and five Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference…

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