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Fred Jeter

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VCU to meet VSU Nov. 1 at the Siegel Center

A hoops rivalry that began more than a half century ago will be renewed Monday, Nov. 1, when Virginia Commonwealth University hosts Virginia State University in an exhibition game. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. at a likely jam-packed Siegel Center on the VCU campus.

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VSU looking to Saturday’s homecoming; boost in win column

Virginia State University’s returning alumni and friends could be in store for some offensive fireworks this Saturday, Oct. 23, at Rogers Stadium in Ettrick.

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SWAC and Pac-12 ink agreement

The historically Black Southwestern Athletic Conference, or SWAC, and the Pacific-12 Conference, or Pac-12, have shaken hands on a historic scheduling agreement.

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Henrico recognizes Highland Springs football pioneer Ronald White

When Ronald White first went out for football at Highland Springs High School in 1966, he readily discovered he looked different from everyone else.

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VUU defeats Cowan; next up, Bowie State

Virginia Union University finally has a bold-letter victory. Now it needs to add another and another and another.

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VUU rolls over Lincoln 32-0; faces Chowan this Saturday

Virginia Union University celebrated its homecoming in festive fashion. Now it hopes to play party pooper on an opponent’s special occasion.

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Russell Wilson sidelined with injury

Russell Wilson, among the most talented and durable quarterbacks in NFL history, will be taking some time off to mend.

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St. Christopher’s standout Andre Greene Jr. among top national prospects

Andre Greene Jr. checks all the boxes.

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VSU to take on dreaded Bowie State after trouncing Elizabeth City State

Virginia State University’s football offense has sprung to life at just the right time.

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Waller glides into QB role for VSU; next up, battle of the coaches, both former NFL players

D’Vonte Waller led Highland Springs High School to two state championships. Now it seems he may be the quarterback to lead Virginia State University out of a rough patch.

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Dejected Panthers hoping for homecoming win Saturday against Lincoln

Virginia Union University’s road to football riches has grown long and bumpy, but there is still a lane to the top.

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Hopewell’s TreVeyon Henderson sets freshman rushing record

TreVeyon Henderson hardly broke stride in moving from Hopewell High School to football’s national spotlight at Ohio State University.

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Thomas Jefferson High shuts out rival John Marshall 37-0

It’s like Thomas Jefferson High School has planted a “Do Not Enter” sign on its defensive goal line.

VSU hopes bad news will fall to good in Saturday’s match against St. Aug’s

Bad and good news are sprinkled together for Virginia State University’s beleaguered football team.

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VUU on a roll; taking on Shaw this Saturday

Virginia Union University football has gone from famine to feast—and the Panthers are hungry for more.

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K’Vaughan Pope gets the boot from Ohio State

Former Dinwiddie High School football standout K’Vaughan Pope has been dismissed from the team at Ohio State University.

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VUU’s Jada Byers turns on the speed

Expectations were sky high for Jada Byers and, so far, he has lived up to them.

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VSU Trojans hoping for a win against Fayetteville State

Virginia State University’s football team is hoping a bus ride down Interstate 95 will lead to its first football victory of the season.

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Hampton beats Howard in the ‘Battle for the Real HU’

Even the moral support of Vice President Kamala Harris couldn’t save her alma mater, Howard University, last Saturday in Washington, D.C.

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Roundball legends Neblett and Dark host bookbag giveaway in Danville

A couple of Richmond roundball legends, Ray Neblett and Jesse “Bodine” Dark, are teaming up to serve Danville area youths.

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Va native, NFL Pro-Bowler Roger Brown dies at 84

Roger Brown was a big man with talent and ambition to match.

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Washington’s Fuller is last of 4 brothers to make it to the NFL

Kendall Fuller, the fourth of four brothers to reach the NFL, is making the most so far of his second stint with the Washington Football Team.

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VSU heads into CIAA play with 0-2 record

Virginia State University has shown it can drive nearly the length of the field for a touchdown.

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HBCU teams banking on more memorable – and winning – football weekend

It was a weekend to forget for state HBCU and MEAC football teams.

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Armstrong High, wearing throwback jerseys for Armstrong-Kennedy, blitzes John Marshall

A change of nickname and change of uniforms may have helped change the luck of Armstrong High School’s football team—at least for one night.

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Washington NFL team likely looking to Heinicke in current pinch

The revolving door continues to spin in the Washington Football Team huddle.

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Field at N.C. stadium named to honor legendary Coach Bill Hayes

Bill Hayes first made his football coaching mark at Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem, N.C. Now that mark will become permanent.

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VSU falls to Lenoir-Rhyne; now headed to Ohio for Saturday matchup

In search of an offensive spark, Virginia State University is headed to Columbus, Ohio, with a 0-1 record and many questions to be answered.

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Thomas Jefferson High is going for third win Friday

The Thomas Jefferson High School football program has picked up in 2021 where it left off in 2019.

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Howard University gets beat by UR; heading to Maryland

It’s out of the frying pan and into the fire for Howard University’s Bison.

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After bowing to Hampton, VUU to play home opener Saturday against Valdosta State

Virginia Union University will play its first game on Willie Lanier Field at Hovey Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 11, and it might help if Lanier himself could play for the Panthers.

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NSU to take on Wake Forest Sept. 11

Norfolk State University will need to work on its punting game before venturing to Wake Forest University this Saturday, Sept. 11, in Winston-Salem, N.C. Kickoff is at noon.

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Washington Football Team’s ticket to success: ‘The Roadblock’

In searching for a nickname for the Washington Football Team’s vaunted defense, “The Roadblock” seems to fit.

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VUU-Hampton football matchup this weekend has history dating to 1906

Virginia Union University is hopeful its 2021 football opener is a carbon copy of the 2019 lid lifter.

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Former NBA star J.R. Smith OKed by NCAA for collegiate golf

J.R. Smith is trading in his sneakers for a pair of golf spikes.

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VCU gets the jump and signs Varina High standout Alphonzo Billups

After whiffing at some of the area’s top local hoops prospects in recent years, Virginia Commonwealth University has hit what may be a home run with Alphonzo Billups.

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N.C. Central beats Alcorn State in Cricket MEAC/SWAC Challenge

HBCUs got a rare crack at primetime, national television coverage on Aug. 28, and North Carolina Central University wasn’t blinded by the lights.

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Richmond, are you ready for some football? City high schools kick off Friday

Four Richmond high schools will open their football seasons Friday, Aug. 27, and all four will have new head coaches.

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Howard Bison to take on UR Spiders Sept. 4

Howard University can only hope its upcoming football game at the University of Richmond goes better than the previous meeting.

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No redemption for Sha’Carri Richardson

Sha’Carri Richardson’s redemption race didn’t go as planned.

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Gregory Odom Jr. takes honors in collegiate championship

Howard University golf is back on the map and Gregory Odom Jr. is making the most of the opportunity.

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Abreu stands out, even with jersey No. 79

José Abreu wears jersey No. 79 — a number more common to football than baseball—for a reason.

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Washington rookie proves to be preseason surprise

Surprise! Surprise! Jaret Patterson is that shiny package you never expected.

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Frederick ‘Duke’ Slater, first Black lineman in the NFL, honored by alma mater

It has been a century since Frederick “Duke” Slater played football for the University of Iowa, but his alma mater hasn’t forgotten him.

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VUU basketball team to compete in Chris Paul HBCU Tip-off

A short trip South and a longer journey to New England are featured on Virginia Union University’s November basketball slate.

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Norfolk’s Keyshawn Davis following career path of boxing great ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker

Keyshawn Davis is showing signs of becoming the next Per- nell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker, which is about the top compliment any young boxer could receive.

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Muhammad Ali’s grandson launches pro boxing career

Boxing fans have heard the name before: Ali.

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Logan Thomas finally finds niche with Washington

The clouds have cleared and the sun is shining, finally, for Logan Thomas.

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VUU’s Mike Davis: First Virginia player picked in NBA draft first round

Virginia’s colleges and universities boast a rich history in producing NBA first round draft choices.

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