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Coach Willard Bailey reaches mountaintop – Black College Football Hall of Fame

An old sports writer phoned Coach Willard Bailey last week to interview the winningest football coach in the CIAA about being selected for the Black College Football Hall of Fame.

Lady Panthers’ new 6-foot-5 recruit, Ceanna ‘Cece’ Kinney, has VUU roots

The Virginia Union University Lady Panthers have signed 6-foot-5 Ceanna “Cece” Kinney, who is tied for the tallest female player in VUU history.

Conference-only games for VUU men’s basketball

Because of the pandemic, Virginia Union University will be playing a conference-only men’s basketball schedule this season.

VCU basketball opens Nov. 26 with non-conference games in Knoxville

Virginia Commonwealth University’s non-conference basketball schedule will start and end with trips to Southeastern Conference schools.

’One and done’ players large part of NBA draft

Don’t blink. If you’re not watching closely, a basketball fan is apt to miss seeing the very best players competing for their schools.

Howard snags another top high school player

Howard University has struck gold again on the basketball recruiting front.

Top-ranked high school basketball player in nation signs with UConn

The rich get richer in women’s college basketball. In this case, much richer.

NSU Spartans to hit the boards with local talent

Norfolk State University’s basketball Spartans will have a strong Richmond area influence during the upcoming season.

Former NSU, Hampton players named to MEAC’s 50th Anniversary All-Time team

Two former Norfolk State University Spartans and a former Hampton University Pirate have been named to the MEAC’s 50th Anniversary All-Time Football Team.

Nathan Knight’s NBA career takes flight

Nathan Knight was un-drafted but not overlooked.

Tomlin is winningest Black coach in NFL records

Make room at the top. A native Virginian is now No. 1 on the all-time list of NFL Black head coaches.

All-Black officiating crew takes over Monday Night Football games

When fans think of “firsts” in terms of Black involvement in sports, they generally think of players and coaches.

Tiger Woods and son to play in tournament

When Tiger Woods tees off for the PNC Cham- pionships next month, he will have an interesting playing partner — his 11-year-old son, Charlie.

JM’s Roosevelt Wheeler chooses Louisville

The suspense peaked as senior Roosevelt Wheeler stood in front of the gallery of people Monday as he removed his blue John Marshall High School jacket.

RPS winter sports cancellation has left some athletes out in the cold

John Marshall High School was counting on a spectacular basketball season in 2020-2021. Instead, there will be no season.

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