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Trail continues quest for pros with Senior Bowl appearance

  MOBILE, Ala. – Norfolk State linebacker Lynden Trail continues his quest to reach the ranks of professional football, a quest which continued Saturday when he became the first Spartan to ever participate in the Senior Bowl. The 66th version of college football’s most prestigious all-star game took place Saturday at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. Trail was credited with a [...]

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Razor-Sharp Spartans Defeat S.C. State, 76-63

  ORANGEBURG, S.C. – Norfolk State shot an absurd 14-of-18 in the second half on the way to a 76-63 win over South Carolina State in men’s basketball action on Saturday evening at the S-H-M Memorial Center. The Spartans connected on 29-of-44 overall for the game, a 65.9 percent clip that surpassed the previous Division I [...]

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Trail Continues Quest for Pros with Senior Bowl Appearance

  MOBILE, Ala. – Norfolk State linebacker Lynden Trail continues his quest to reach the ranks of professional football, a quest which continued Saturday when he became the first Spartan to ever participate in the Senior Bowl. The 66th version of college football’s most prestigious all-star game took place Saturday at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. Trail was credited with a [...]

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Domnik, Grauel Pick Up Wins in 5-2 Loss to UNC Asheville

  GREENVILLE, N.C. – Seniors Pascal Domnik and Daniel Grauel each won their singles matches, but the Norfolk State men’s tennis team suffered a 5-2 setback at the hands of UNC Asheville on Saturday morning at the ECU Indoor Tennis Center. Grauel had the easier time in his match at No. 3 singles. He earned a 6-3, 6-1 victory over [...]

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MEAC Basketball Tournament tickets on sale at NSU

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State University now has MEAC Basketball Tournament tickets available for sale. Tournament tickets cost $95 per book and are good for every game of both the men’s and women’s tournaments, which run March 9-14 at The Scope Arena in Norfolk. NSU has seating available in Scope sections 226, 227 and 228. Tickets may [...]

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Small-School prospects angling for NFL jobs at Senior Bowl

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Ali Marpet knows none of his Senior Bowl counterparts from Ohio State and Texas have ever heard of his school. Hobart College is hardly a football factory, but Marpet still made it from the tiny private liberal arts college in upstate New York onto the radar of NFL scouts and ultimately [...]

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Short named to Lou Henson Award Mid-Season Watch List

  NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State junior guard Jeff Short was added to the Lou Henson Award mid-season watch list this week by CollegeInsider.com. The award is presented annually to the top mid-major player in Division I basketball.   Short is one of 40 players named to the watch list and one of three from the MEAC along [...]

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Spartans Surge Past N.C. A&T, 75-60

NORFOLK, Va. – Plagued by foul trouble throughout the first half, the Norfolk State men’s basketball team was able to brush it off and surge past North Carolina A&T late in a 74-60 victory on Monday night at Joseph Echols Hall. The Spartans were down by one at intermission, as a 14-6 foul discrepancy in the [...]

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Collins, Coles, Kibet Win Events at UNC Open

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Norfolk State men’s track and field team claimed three first-place finishes on Saturday at the University of North Carolina Open. Freshman Xavier Collins (22.80) sprinted to victory in the 200 meters and junior Steve Coles (49.74) did likewise in the 400 meters to lead the Spartan sprinters. Collins, Coles, De’Von Booker and Andre Pickett capped a solid day for [...]

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Spartans Defeat Delaware on 2nd Day of VCU 4-1 Invite

  RICHMOND, Va. – The senior trio of Pascal Domnik, Igor Braga and Daniel Grauel won its singles matches to propel the Norfolk State men’s tennis team to a 3-2 win over Delaware during the second day of the VCU 4-1 Invitational on Saturday afternoon. Later in the day, Domnik won his third singles match this year in the Spartans’ 4-1 [...]

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North Carolina Central beats Norfolk State 60-56

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Dante Holmes scored 18 points and grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds for his first career double-double as North Carolina Central beat Norfolk State 60-56 on Saturday night. Nimrod Hilliard drained his fourth trey to give the Eagles a 56-50 lead with 2:29 remaining. Norfolk State’s RaShid Gaston made a free throw [...]

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