RATTLER CHRIS HARGRETT CAPTURES GOLD, BRONZE FOR USA FAMUan gets third in 100, runs on winning 4x100 relay team for USA 23 and under team FAMU's Chris Hargrett won gold and bronze medals as USA Team member in Dominican Republic. July 10, 2006 SANTO DOMINGO, D.R. - Florida A&M's Chris Hargrett captured two medals this weekend for Team USA at the 2006 North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) U-23 Track and Field Championships at the Panamerican Stadium here in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Hargrett, the 2 (Read More)
  The Big Brown Baller
By Dr. Boyce D. Watkins I turned the TV on ESPN I saw the Big Brown Baller again The one who can jump straight out of the gym Who scores 50 points and hangs on the rim The latest great athlete of the NCAA The next billion dollar asset they won’t have to pay The guy that’s encouraged to skip out on class To run the 40 yard dash for university cash The Big Brown Baller was on lots of billboards Coke and Toyota and Walmart and Ford I hear the “cha-ching” as the college gets paid Just call him piano cause the (Read More)
COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES ENSHRINEMENT PACKAGES Hawk fans, friends, alumni and supporters are encouraged to attend the induction of Coach Skip McCain into the Hall of Fame. Be there to see Coach Skip McCain enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame. June 22, 2006 SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), formerly Maryland State College, is proud to celebrate the induction of legendary football coach, Vernon "Skip" McCain into the College Football Hall of Fame. McCain will be inducted Aug (Read More)
  Durham Bulls "Family First" Series
Family First Juneteenth Celebration; Durham, North Carolina; Monday, June 19th; The Bulls celebrate Juneteenth with a 7pm game vs. the Charlotte Knights. Be a part of the celebration at the DBAP. Friday, July 7th Family First Fireworks Night The Bulls and Bank of America recognize a “Neighborhood Champion” during a pre-game ceremony and the Bulls put on a big post-game fireworks show for the fans in attendance. Family First Roadway Negro League Museum Night Tuesday, July 18th Roadway presents the 2nd touring season of "Times of Grea (Read More)
SU’S FFION FLETCHER SELECTED 1ST TEAM ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America® Raleigh, NC – Shaw University tennis star Ffion Fletcher has added another award to her outstanding collegiate career with the selection to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America® Women’s At-Large First Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. The women’s at-large program for Academic All-America includes the sports of bowling, crew, fencing, golf, gymnastics, field hockey, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, tennis and (Read More)
GREENSBORO, June 23, 2006 -- Aggie Mania is back for another exciting season of wearing gold, packing North Carolina A&T Athletic Facilities and other facilities across the country and cheering the Aggies on to victory. Aggie Mania starts at home this season when the Aggie football kicks off the Lee Fobbs era against Winston-Salem State on Sept. 2 at 6:30 p.m. Photo by Charles E. Watkins http://www.ncataggies.com/ (Read More)
  CAU Softball Team invited to Jamaica
June 14, 2006 Tucker, GA – The Clark Atlanta University’s Women’s Softball team has been invited to participate in an international tournament in Kingston, Jamaica, July 26-August 1, 2006. The team was invited by the Jamaica Invaders Softball Club to be a participant in their 60th Anniversary Celebration tournament in memory of their Co-Founder, Mrs. Elouise Sinclair. The softball team will travel to Kingston, Jamaica to compete against other international countries from the Cayman Islands, Belize, St. Martin, Cuba, Jamaica All Star team, (Read More)
  SIAC announces 2006 Football Schedule
June 12, 2006 Tucker, GA – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has announced its 2006 Composite Football Schedule. Highlighting the 2006 schedule is an unprecedented six nationally televised games (five regular season & the Pioneer Bowl), nine classic football games, and Pioneer Bowl IX returning to the Queen City. 2006 SIAC Composite Football Schedule Televised games for this season include Tuskegee vs. Stillman on opening weekend (Aug. 27, 3:00 pm CST), the Steel City Classic (Miles vs. Stillman, Sept. 24, 5:00 pm CST) and (Read More)
  SCSU AD & Football Coach get contract extension
June 9, 2006 Orangeburg, SC - The South Carolina State athletics director and head football coach have both been awarded contract extensions. The announcements came during the university's annual Board of Trustees retreat in Charleston. Charlene Johnson, who is in her third year as athletics director, received a three- year extension, which begins July 1, 2006 and will run to June 30, 2009. Terms of Johnson's agreement were being negotiated. Oliver "Buddy" Pough, who is in his fifth year as head football coach, received a two-year (Read More)
  Bowie State Cross Country/Track Coach resigns
June 16, 2006 The Bowie State University Department of Athletics has announced that Cross Country/Track & Field Head Coach Marc Harrison has resigned, effective June 14, 2006 to pursue another opportunity with the University of the District of Columbia. "We thank Coach Harrison for his dedication and service to Bowie State and wish him the very best in his future endeavors,” said Bowie State Athletic Director Derek Carter. “He did a fine job in developing an outstanding track & field program.” In five years at Bowie State, Harris (Read More)
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