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HBCU aquatics programs: What happened?

Historically Black colleges and universities aquatics programs have gradually deteriorated one-by-one over the last few decades.  Due to a lack of support from the college and university administration to limited or depleted funding, HBCU aquatics was not able to sustain these very important programs. HBCUs have a history of initiating […]

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Bangura grinds his way to the top

Abu Bangura II, a junior computer information technology scholar from Clayton County, GA has always aspired to be a professional football player.  During the commencement of his football career at Stockbridge High School, he started off playing on the offensive side, as a tight end and offensive lineman. During his first […]

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Divine Nine is all in donating to FAMU athletics

Due to financial barriers the ​Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University’s Athletic Department ​has faced, renovations to the facilities were not feasible.​ With a special gift commitment by The Beta Alpha Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. of $125,000 to FAMU Athletics, this will catalyze the department to improve in […]

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MEAC releases schedules for basketball, football

Christopher Williams, a fourth-year computer information systems major at FAMU, is excited that sports are resuming in the spring semester. “Hearing that the MEAC will be resuming sport activities in the spring semester was some of the best news I’ve heard all year,” Williams said. “This pandemic has been absolutely […]

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TCC teams prepare for tip off

For student-athletes at Tallahassee Community College, getting back to the court is the common goal. However, so is staying safe. Coaches and staff have been  working during the last few months to come up with a safety plan effective for all sports. The Eagles will officially kick off their basketball […]

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FAMU track and field ready for action

The Florida A&M men’s and women’s track and field seasons will look a lot different this year, as practices have resumed. Based on the university, coaches and the athletic department have plans to provide a safe environment for runners. The NCAA has some rules in place, which requires athletes to […]

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FSU topples No. 5 North Carolina

Despite a bumpy beginning to the season, FSU found some much-needed intensity on Saturday while turning back No. 5 North Carolina, 31-28. At the beginning of the season, fans, coaches and players were excited to see what the Seminoles could accomplish. Entering the season with their third head coach, Mike […]

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Dillard, FAMU captain, wins tournament

Mulbe Dillard IV has got game. The Chicago native and Florida A&M University golf teamcaptainearlier this month won first place at the Championship Flight, Golfweek amateur tournament at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois. “The course was set up extremely tough. The conditions that we had for the first day […]

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Showtime Lakers overcome 2020 adversity

This year hasn’t been an easy road for anyone in America, especially African Americans. Between the unexpected passing of civil rights activist John Lewis and C.T. Vivian, Black Panther star, Chadwick Boseman and Lakers icon Kobe Bryant, 2020 has been filled with tragedy. To top it off, there is a […]