The Academic Progress Rate for both the football and women’s basketball teams at N.C. Central are below NCAA standards because coaching changes in those programs led to the transfers of student-athletes, said Kyle Serba, NCCU’s associate athletics director for media relations.
Done right, the game of football has a lot to offer a kid, the NFL notwithstanding, first-year N.C. Central coach Jerry Mack told the Durham Sports Club at Croasdaile Country Club Wednesday.
Herald-Sun sports writer John McCann takes you to the big game during Old School Alumni Weekend.
N.C. Central took full advantage of five Maryland Eastern Shore errors Thursday morning in the 2014 MEAC Baseball Tournament on the way to a 10-5 win to stay alive in the now single-elimination loser's bracket at Marty Miller Field. The Eagles meet Norfolk State in round 3 at 10 a.m. Friday.
Eagles to face Maryland Eastern Shore in MEAC Baseball Tournament loser's bracket game at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 15. ... Ortiz, Williamson, Simpson honored by MEAC ... NCCU falls to Norfolk State in MEAC opener 6-1.
Herald-Sun sports writer John McCann dives beyond the crab legs to bring you this update on Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston.
N.C. Central looks for first MEAC Tournament win of Koerner's tenure
In a game that started on March 23, N.C. Central could not hang on to a 6-0 lead over Florida A&M as the Rattlers climbed all the way back thanks to Bennie Robinson’s RBI double in the bottom of the eighth to take down the Eagles 9-8 on Saturday afternoon at Moore-Kittles Field in Tallahassee, Fla.
With a chance to earn a share of the MEAC’s Southern Division baseball title on the line, N.C. Central committed four errors and left eight men on base in coming up short against Savannah State 6-4 Friday.
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Officials in N.C. Central’s athletics department are neither confirming nor denying media reports that Lamar University guard Nimrod Hilliard is transferring to NCCU.
In the first meeting between the Lafayette and N.C. Central baseball teams, NCCU found itself down early in game one in the 10-3 defeat, while the Leopards hung on for the 8-7 game two victory to sweep the doubleheader on Saturday, May 3 at Kamine Stadium in Easton, Pa.