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Late free throws help Savannah State edge NSU, 56-54

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Jasmine Norman broke a tie by making two free throws with 16 seconds left, and Norfolk State guard Rae Corbo missed a potential tying jumper at the final buzzer as the Spartans fell to host Savannah State, 56-54, on Monday night at Tiger Arena.The loss was the second in a [...]

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Red-Hot NSU defeats Savannah State, 70-54

  SAVANNAH, Ga. – For the third game in a row, the Norfolk State men’s basketball team shot better than 60 percent overall, and the result on Monday night was a 70-54 victory over Savannah State in MEAC action at Tiger Arena. The Spartans hit 28-of-45 from the field (62.2 percent) to win their third [...]

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Spartan Women cap road trip with Monday game at Savannah State

  NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State women’s basketball team caps its current road trip with a 5:45 p.m. game Monday night at Savannah State.  The start of the game was moved up 15 minutes to accommodate a local TV broadcast of the NSU-SSU men’s game, which is slated to start at 8 p.m. The Spartans [...]

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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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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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Ex-tax franchise store owner in Va. sentenced for ID theft

  NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former Eastern Shore tax franchise store owner will spend two years in prison for aggravated identity theft. U.S. Attorney Dana J. Boente says 41-year-old Sherry R. Kelley of Exmore used about 20 clients’ identity information to obtain 30 lines of credit from H&R Block Bank. She made thousands of [...]

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Few candidates file for Ferguson election despite protests

  FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson’s first municipal election since a fatal police shooting sparked months of protests and exposed the city’s deep racial divide drew relatively little interest from prospective candidates as Tuesday’s filing deadline passed. Three of the St. Louis suburb’s six City Council seats are up for election on April 7 and [...]

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Biden, energy secretary visit Norfolk State University

  NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe joined Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz during a visit to Norfolk State University on Thursday for a discussion on cybersecurity careers. Their visit came days after President Barack Obama committed $25 million in grants to invest in cybersecurity education at historically black colleges and [...]

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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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