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Spartan Basketball Signs 3 in Early Period

  NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State men’s basketball program signed three players to national letters of intent during the fall signing period, head coach Robert Jones announced today. Power forward Alex Long, center Moses Toriola and point guard Brian Kelley will join the Spartan program in 2015.   Long is a 6-8 power forward from Clinton, Md., [...]

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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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NSU Women Hit the Road for 1st Time in 2014-15 for Date at Virginia Tech

  NORFOLK, Va. - After dropping its season-opener at home last Friday to Morehead State, the NSU women’s basketball team hits the road for its next two contests, starting this Tuesday at in-state ACC opponent Virginia Tech. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Va.  Last Time Out The trio of Eriel McKee, [...]

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Spartan Basketball Fan Fest to be Held This Saturday

    NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State athletics department will host the first-ever Spartan Basketball Fan Fest this Saturday outside Joseph Echols Hall prior to the NSU-Texas Southern men’s basketball game. The fan fest will run from 2-4:30 p.m. outside the front entrance of Echols Hall, weather permitting, and will include music by DJ Vince, [...]

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Spartans Open up 2014-15 Season with 81-43 Win over Pfeiffer

  NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State men’s basketball team opened up its 2014-15 season with its largest win in more than 14 years in an 81-43 victory over Pfeiffer on Friday night at Joseph Echols Hall.   The new-look Spartans – seven of the 12 players had never appeared in an NSU uniform before tonight [...]

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Morehead State Rides Big 2nd Half Performance to 83-66 Win over NSU

  NORFOLK, Va. – The trio of Eriel McKee, Almesha Jones and Shay Steele combined for 56 points, and visiting Morehead State rode a big second-half performance to pull away from Norfolk State, 83-66, in the season-opener for both teams on Friday night at Echols Hall. McKee had 20 points and seven rebounds, Jones had 19 [...]

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Season Preview: NSU the Great Unknown Heading into 2014-15

  NSU Men’s Basketball Season Opener Friday, Nov. 14 NSU vs. Pfeiffer, 8 p.m., Joseph Echols Hall When you lose nearly 80 percent of your scoring, chances are people will have plenty of questions about your team as you look to replenish the roster for the following season. Although the Norfolk State men’s basketball team, [...]

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Norfolk to build five new elementary schools

  Tracie Paige, of Norfolk State University’s Hot 91 FM, submitted this report to the Spartan Echo on Norfolk Public Schools adding five new elementary schools within five years.

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NSU back on track

  by Interim President and CEO Eddie N. Moore, Jr. Dear University Faculty, Staff and Alumni, Earlier in the year during the State of the University Address, I outlined several strategies that Norfolk State University must implement to forge onward as a quality institution of higher learning. I explicitly stated that everything we do at [...]

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NSU Announces Partnership with I-texts

  NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State athletics department announced today that it has partnered with I-texts, a leading text message advertising platform that provides special discounts and offers to NSU supporters. The process involves a simple, one-time enrollment. Fans of NSU athletics sign up by either texting ‘nsuspartans’ to 70000 or by going through the I-text [...]

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NSU alumna makes history with the VBFD

  Norfolk State University (NSU) alumna Krystal Jacobs, a Virginia Beach native and Kellam High School graduate, is the latest Spartan to make history by becoming the first African-American female to be sworn in as a member of the Virginia Beach Fire Department on Aug. 25. Jacobs’ journey began when she received her bachelor’s degree [...]

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