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Banner Named MEAC Rookie of the Week

  NORFOLK, Va. – Freshman Devonte Banner stepped into the starting point guard spot in the season opener against Pfeiffer last Friday and played admirably. He was rewarded by the MEAC office on Monday night with the conference’s first Rookie of the Week award of the season.   Banner, a native of Mount Vernon, N.Y., tallied seven points, [...]

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Exploring hoop life: Jamel Fuentes

  By Richelle Hammiel Among the athletes on Norfolk State University’s men’s basketball team, Jamel Fuentes is one player who has the potential to take NSU to the winning title in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) tournament again this year. According to www.nsuspartans.com, during his redshirt junior year, he totaled 204 points with 163 [...]

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No. 9 Virginia overwhelms Norfolk St 67-39

  CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia coach Tony Bennett’s challenge to his team before its home opener was simple. “No prancing and dancing,” Bennett said he told the No. 9 Cavaliers before their 67-39 victory against Norfolk State on Sunday night, November 16th. “Just get straight to work. … I thought they responded to that [...]

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Spartans Welcome B-CU, ESPNU to Dick Price Stadium for 1st Place Clash

  NORFOLK, Va. - Two teams involved in a five-way tie for first place in the MEAC meet Thursday on national television when Norfolk State hosts No. 20/18 Bethune-Cookman for Educators Appreciation Night sponsored by The Virginia Lottery. The game will be broadcast live on ESPNU, with a start time of 7:30 p.m. at Dick Price [...]

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Howard comes away with 3-0 win over NSU

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Howard survived a first set that went into extra points and then won the next two sets a little more easily in a 3-0 victory over the Norfolk State volleyball team on Friday night, Oct. 31, in a conference matchup at Burr Gymnasium.   The Spartans rallied late to force extra points in [...]

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Inside Spartan Sports Returns Nov. 1

  NORFOLK, Va. - The Norfolk State football team has a bye this week, and so does Inside Spartan Sports. NSU’s one-hour news and information radio show on Star 1310 AM will not air this week (Oct. 25), but will return in its normal 11 a.m. to noon time slot next Saturday, Nov. 1.  Originally published [...]

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Spartans Pick Up 1st Win of Year, 3-1 over Morgan State

  NORFOLK, Va. – Bolstered by an enthusiastic crowd and an all-around team performance, the Norfolk State volleyball team earned its first win of the year with a 3-1 victory over Morgan State on Friday night at Joseph Echols Hall.   It certainly did not start off well for NSU, though, as Morgan State cruised in [...]

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Williams, Moriarty Named to NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete Team

  NORFOLK, Va. – A pair of Norfolk State softball players were named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-America Scholar Athlete team on Thursday, the organization announced. Senior Alina Moriarty and junior Whitney Williams were NSU’s two honorees on this year’s team. A pair of two-time All-MEAC infielders, Williams and Moriarty anchor an NSU offense that has hit [...]

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Spartans drop conference opener to Hampton, 3-0

  HAMPTON, Va. – The Norfolk State volleyball team fell in its opening conference match of the year on Friday evening, 3-0 to Hampton at HU’s Holland Hall   The Pirates took the match in a sweep by scores of 25-13, 25-19 and 25-16. The loss dropped NSU’s record to 0-13 overall and 0-1 in the [...]

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Spartans fall to Liberty in home opener

  The Spartan’s offensive struggles picked up right where they left off in its season opener, as Norfolk State University (NSU) dropped their home opener to the Flames of Liberty University (LU) 17-0. Through their first two games, NSU has yet score a touchdown and managed to register just six points. True freshman Terrance Ervin [...]

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Spartans look for redemption

    As the Spartans prepare to open their season Saturday, Aug. 30, on the road against the University of Maine, redemption will be a thought on nearly every mind in the Spartan locker room. NSU lost last season’s opener on their home field to the Black Bears of Maine 23-6. That began a season [...]

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