Sonja Stills, trailblazer in the making
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Sonja Stills, trailblazer in the making

NORFOLK, VA — Sonja Stills made history as the first female commissioner of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Division I. Before working for the conference, Stills received her bachelor’s degree in human services counseling from Old Dominion University and her master’s degree in counseling from Hampton University. She … Continue reading

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NSU Baseball’s partnership with the Norfolk Tides offers new possibilities–on and off the diamond 
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NSU Baseball’s partnership with the Norfolk Tides offers new possibilities–on and off the diamond 

NORFOLK, VA — For the first time in five years, Norfolk State University’s baseball program renewed its annual exhibition game with the Norfolk Tides, the triple-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, at Harbor Park Stadium on April 4. The Spartans showcased several highlights in the seven-inning matchup despite suffering a 14-1 loss against the professional … Continue reading

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Norfolk State vacates 97 wins, placed on probation by NCAA

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – Norfolk State’s athletic department will vacate 97 victories and three conference championships and spend two years on probation after an NCAA investigation that found the school allowed 48 ineligible student-athletes to compete over a period of four academic years. The school and the NCAA’s Division I Committee on Infractions announced the … Continue reading

Former college wrestler suing after series of concussions
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Former college wrestler suing after series of concussions

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former Old Dominion University wrestler has filed a lawsuit against the school, saying that despite being knocked out three times over a six-week period and exhibiting symptoms of concussions, coaches failed to refer him for medical treatment. News outlets report Jordan Marshall says in the lawsuit that he suffered three … Continue reading

MEAC honors Dukes, Mauricio with weekly baseball accolades
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MEAC honors Dukes, Mauricio with weekly baseball accolades

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State outfielder Denathan Dukes and right hander Jonathan Mauricio were named the MEAC Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, by the conference office on Monday. Dukes, a junior, batted .538 (7-for-13) in NSU’s four games against VCU and Maryland Eastern Shore last week. He stole five bases, scored six runs … Continue reading

Bishop’s late TD run helps offense beat defense 33-30 in Green & Gold Game
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Bishop’s late TD run helps offense beat defense 33-30 in Green & Gold Game

Fan Fest/Spring Game Photo Gallery NORFOLK, Va. – Larry Bishop rushed for two touchdowns, including the winning 1-yard plunge on the final possession of the scrimmage, to lead the offense over the defense, 33-30, in the annual Norfolk State Green & Gold Game on Saturday at Dick Price Stadium. The game was played utilizing a … Continue reading