THE UN-HOLY SIX

By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter   There are six flags that fly on six state capitols across this great land that reminds many of the racial past. These six state flags remind us that we are still not a perfect union. This country has been fighting for the morality of its soul for the […]

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WILL ‘WAR OF WILL’ MAKE THIS A ‘WIN WIN WIN’? – PADDOCK TO POST 2019

PADDOCK TO POST: WILL A ‘WAR OF WILL’ MAKE THIS A ‘WIN WIN WIN’? By Jennifer Thibodeaux Bourque and Michael – Louis Ingram BASN NEWSROOM   LAFAYETTE, LA and PHILADELPHIA PA (www.basnnewsroom.com) At Pimlico Race Course, the afternoon should produce Black-eyed Susans rather than the black eye racing received after the running of this year’s Kentucky Derby. […]

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MEAC Announces 2019 Baseball All-Conference Teams and Honors

NORFOLK, Va. — North Carolina Central infielder Corey Joyce was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Baseball Player of the Year, the conference announced. Delaware State junior Garrett Lawson earned Pitcher of the Year honors, while Ryan Miller of North Carolina Central was named Rookie of the Year. Norfolk State head coach Keith Shumate received Coach of the Year accolades. All awards were voted […]

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SWAC Announces 2019 All-Conference Baseball Teams and Awards

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. –  The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced its 2019 All-Conference Baseball teams and award winners, with individuals from Alabama State, Southern and Jackson State receiving individual honors. The teams and award winners were decided in a vote by the league’s coaches and sports information directors, with the honors handed out during a reception. Alabama […]

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SWAC Announces Bracket For 2019 Baseball Tournament

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced the 2019 SWAC Baseball Tournament field, with Southern and Alabama State heading into the postseason with respective number one seeds. The Jaguars (18-6 SWAC) completed one of the best year-to-year turnarounds in recent league history, going from last place in the Western Division in 2018 to division champion […]

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Inaugural HBCU Baseball World Series: Southern vs. North Carolina A&T

By Mike Coker, Black College Nines In its inaugural year, the Historically Black College and University World Series is a matchup featuring Southern University and North Carolina A&T University, as they meet on the baseball diamond in an interconference matchup that will crown an HBCU baseball champion. The HBCU World Series will take place on […]

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