Sports: NCCU

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 11:27 PM

NCCU picked to finish 8th in MEAC preseason poll

There are 11 football teams in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, and N.C. Central is not one of the better ones, according to both head coaches and directors of sports information in the league who predicted the Eagles would fly in at eighth place when the season wraps up.

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 09:59 PM

NCCU’s Mack debuts at annual Pigskin Preview

New kid on the block. Youngest dude on the dais. A relative boy among men. Those specs fit first-year N.C. Central coach Jerry Mack, on the roster for the first time at the Bill Dooley Chapter Pigskin Preview at Embassy Suites on Thursday.

Jul. 17, 2014 @ 09:24 PM

Area ADs weigh in on 'full cost of attendance' issue

In early August, the NCAA’s five highest-revenue conferences — the so-called “Power 5” — may be given the power to offer more benefits for their athletes.

Jul. 05, 2014 @ 09:22 PM

OVERTIME: Frazier vs. NCCU

It's not over between NCCU and fired Eagles football coach Henry Frazier III.

Jul. 06, 2014 @ 02:08 PM

Shea to serve up 12th Pigskin Preview

The Pigskin Preview is a time for the area's college football coaches to ham it up for the fans, but serious issues might be on the table this year.

Jul. 09, 2014 @ 10:29 AM


The Spartans remain hungry. In the meantime, they fed those who were.

Jun. 19, 2014 @ 03:47 PM

NCCU junior transfer QB named MEAC newcomer of year by TSN

The Sporting News has named N.C. Central University junior transfer quarterback Quinn Billerman the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Newcomer of the Year in its college football preview magazine.

Jun. 14, 2014 @ 11:15 PM

Spurs showing Heat how to play well with others

San Antonio's brand of basketball is perhaps America's favorite "pass" time. 

Jun. 12, 2014 @ 09:51 PM

Southern's Hinton headed to Wake Forest

Duke appeared to the frontrunner for acquiring the services of Southern quarterback Kendall Hinton.

Jun. 10, 2014 @ 11:29 PM


Former Southern High School student Desmond Lawrence has a shot at a national track title this week in Eugene, Oregon.

Jun. 06, 2014 @ 07:26 PM

NCCU's Moton goes back to his Raleigh roots

N.C. Central basketball coach LeVelle Moton might as well had been LeBron James when the spotlight in Raleigh's Daniels Middle School auditorium led him down the aisle with sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders’ hands reaching for his on Friday.

Jun. 06, 2014 @ 05:50 PM

Lamar academic woes could boost NCCU hoops cause

Another team’s turnover with its Academic Progress Rate could dish an assist to N.C. Central. Lamar star is apparently transferring to NCCU and, because of Lamar's academic issues with the NCAA, Nimrod Hilliard could be eligible immediately for the Eagles.

Jun. 04, 2014 @ 07:21 PM

Fanfare: A look at Wednesday's area sports news in brief

Duke women's golf, tennis, women's basketball; Duke men's soccer; UNC women's tennis, women's basketball; N.C. Central baseball ...

Jun. 02, 2014 @ 08:17 PM

These Tigers are #WINNING!

All they do is win over there at Chapel Hill High School.

May. 28, 2014 @ 08:30 PM

NCCU hurdler Anthonia Ballard optimistic on NCAA meet eve

N.C. Central senior hurdler Anthonia Ballard will close out her college athletic career in style, doing so as a qualifier for the 2014 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field East Preliminary Championships today through Saturday at the University of North Florida’s Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla.