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NSU 4×100 runs season best, takes 2nd at Morgan State

  BALTIMORE, Md. – Norfolk State’s 4×100 relay team posted a season-best time en route to a runner-up finish on Saturday at the Morgan State Legacy Meet. The quartet of Champagne Bell, Rayiana Johnson, Kaydianne McKenzie and Brittney McCants lowered its best time this season for the second straight week, clocking a 46.87. It is [...]

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Brown ties for 2nd in High Jump at Morgan State

    BALTIMORE, Md. – Junior D’Sean Brown tied for second place and jumped a collegiate personal-best in the high jump to lead the Norfolk State men’s track team over the weekend at the Morgan State Legacy Meet. Brown tied with two others for second place in the high jump with a top height of [...]

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Longwood wins pair of tight contests against NSU

    FARMVILLE, Va. – The Norfolk State softball team came up on the wrong end of a pair of pitchers’ duels on Tuesday evening during a non-conference trip to Longwood. The Lancers hit a walk-off home run to win the first game, 2-1, and then followed that up with a 3-1 victory in the [...]

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Butt selected MEAC Pitcher of the Week

  NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State junior right hander Stephen Butt was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week, the organization announced on Monday. Butt (2-2) struck out a career-high 10 batters over seven innings to earn the win in game 1 of NSU’s series at Coppin State last Friday. He allowed just [...]

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Boyd, Trail win top honors at NSU Athletics Award Ceremony

NORFOLK, Va. – Senior softball player Morgan Boyd (Chesapeake, Va.) and junior football player Lynden Trail (Miami, Fla.) were named Norfolk State University Female and Male Athletes of the Year, respectively, at the school’s athletic awards ceremony on Monday night.Boyd, NSU’s starting center fielder, is currently batting a team-best .438 with 53 hits, 34 runs [...]

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Fans invited to tailgate and after-party at final spring football scrimmage on April 26

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State athletics department is inviting fans to attend the Spartans’ final football scrimmage of the spring on Saturday, April 26 and enjoy a festive day free of charge. NSU’s final scrimmage will run from 10 a.m. to noon on April 26 at William “Dick” Price Stadium. Admission is free. Fans [...]

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After bombs, Boston Marathon under tight security

BOSTON (AP) — A year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others at the Boston Marathon, runners and spectators began filtering in Monday, April 21st, 2014 morning at the starting line in Hopkinton amid tight security. About 36,000 runners have registered for the race — the [...]

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NSU falls to S.C. State, 4-1, in MEAC final

   CAYCE, S.C.  – Norfolk State, the MEAC south No. 2 seed, suffered a 4-1 loss to South Carolina State, the southern division’s No. 1 seed, in the finals of the 2014 MEAC Men’s Tennis Championship at the Cayce Tennis and Fitness Center on Sunday evening. The win gave the Bulldogs the MEAC title for [...]

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Gray qualifies for MEAC Conference

    by Chantelle Polite After a short time at Florida State University, Junior Desmonae Gray carried her talents of track and field to Norfolk State University this school year. An Interdisciplinary Studies major at NSU, Gray is from Portsmouth, Virginia where she attended Western Branch High School in Chesapeake, Virginia. Gray has been running [...]

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Coles wins twice for NSU men at UNC

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Sophomore Steve Coles posted victories in both the 200 and 400 meter races to pace the NSU men’s track and field team at the Joe Hilton Invitational hosted by the University of North Carolina on Saturday. Coles also registered personal-best marks with his two wins. He clocked a time [...]

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McNair named MEAC Player of the Week

    NORFOLK, Va. – Freshman Kayla McNair of the Norfolk State softball team was named the MEAC Player of the Week on Monday, the conference office announced, after leading the Spartans to a 4-0 record over the weekend. McNair hit 5-for-9 with four runs, two home runs, six RBI and five walks in those [...]

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