Games / MEAC

Tennis Programs Add 4 for Upcoming Season

NORFOLK, Va. – With the 2015 fall season just weeks away, the Norfolk State tennis programs have added four new players for the upcoming year and beyond, including three men’s players and one women’s player. Freshmen Nico Lluch, Flavian Fernandez and Benedikt Henning will join the men’s side that lost all but two players from … Continue reading

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2015 NSU Football Position-by-Position Preview: Linebackers

Stellar linebacker play has been a hallmark of Norfolk State’s defenses for much of the past decade. Despite the departure of two All-MEAC linebackers, defensive coordinator Jerry Holmes doesn’t expect that to change. The main reason: Holmes believes his unit has the combination of athleticism and intelligence that he requires for those positions. First, the … Continue reading

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King, Johnson Named NSU Football Captains for 2015

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State head football coach Latrell Scott announced on Tuesday that senior linebacker Deon King and junior running back Gerard Johnson have been voted by their teammates as team captains for the 2015 season. King, an inside linebacker from Reston, Va., is entering his third year as a starter for the Spartans. … Continue reading

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Fresh off a ruling that Northwestern University football players can’t form a union, the NCAA is about to face a more direct challenge to its longstanding policy of not letting schools pay athletes like they’re professionals. A federal judge who issued a landmark decision against the NCAA last year is considering whether to grant class-action … Continue reading

Campus Life / Local

Uproar over suggestive banners hung near a Virginia campus

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A fraternity has suspended activities at a university chapter in Virginia after an uproar over sexually suggestive banners hung from a private home where several of that fraternity’s members live. Sigma Nu’s national organization said it suspended the fraternity’s activities at Old Dominion University in Norfolk pending completion of its investigation. … Continue reading

Sweet Briar College among ‘most endangered’ Virginia places
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Sweet Briar College among ‘most endangered’ Virginia places

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A preservation group’s annual list of the most endangered places in Virginia includes Sweet Briar College, which is scheduled to close in August. Sweet Briar College announced in March it would close because of crushing financial challenges. The 114-year-old women’s college held what could be its final commencement over the weekend … Continue reading

President Moore addresses probation, low enrollment and forging ahead
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President Moore addresses probation, low enrollment and forging ahead

An exclusive interview with the Spartan Echo on May 1 The entire interview is available on video below. by Danielle Kirsh, Online/Managing Editor As enrollment declines at Norfolk State University during its probation, some students worry about the status of the university, but not Interim President and CEO Eddie N. Moore, Jr. Norfolk State is “totally … Continue reading