Problems were popping up all over.
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.
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.
The historically Black Southwestern Athletic Conference, or SWAC, and the Pacific-12 Conference, or Pac-12, have shaken hands on a historic scheduling agreement.
When Ronald White first went out for football at Highland Springs High School in 1966, he readily discovered he looked different from everyone else.
Virginia Union University finally has a bold-letter victory. Now it needs to add another and another and another.
Virginia Union University celebrated its homecoming in festive fashion. Now it hopes to play party pooper on an opponent’s special occasion.
Russell Wilson, among the most talented and durable quarterbacks in NFL history, will be taking some time off to mend.
Andre Greene Jr. checks all the boxes.
Virginia State University’s football offense has sprung to life at just the right time.
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.
Virginia Union University’s road to football riches has grown long and bumpy, but there is still a lane to the top.
TreVeyon Henderson hardly broke stride in moving from Hopewell High School to football’s national spotlight at Ohio State University.
It’s like Thomas Jefferson High School has planted a “Do Not Enter” sign on its defensive goal line.
Bad and good news are sprinkled together for Virginia State University’s beleaguered football team.
Virginia Union University football has gone from famine to feast—and the Panthers are hungry for more.
Former Dinwiddie High School football standout K’Vaughan Pope has been dismissed from the team at Ohio State University.
Expectations were sky high for Jada Byers and, so far, he has lived up to them.
Virginia State University’s football team is hoping a bus ride down Interstate 95 will lead to its first football victory of the season.
Even the moral support of Vice President Kamala Harris couldn’t save her alma mater, Howard University, last Saturday in Washington, D.C.
A couple of Richmond roundball legends, Ray Neblett and Jesse “Bodine” Dark, are teaming up to serve Danville area youths.
Roger Brown was a big man with talent and ambition to match.
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.
Virginia State University has shown it can drive nearly the length of the field for a touchdown.
It was a weekend to forget for state HBCU and MEAC football teams.
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.
The revolving door continues to spin in the Washington Football Team huddle.
Bill Hayes first made his football coaching mark at Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem, N.C. Now that mark will become permanent.
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.
The Thomas Jefferson High School football program has picked up in 2021 where it left off in 2019.
It’s out of the frying pan and into the fire for Howard University’s Bison.
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.
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.
In searching for a nickname for the Washington Football Team’s vaunted defense, “The Roadblock” seems to fit.
Virginia Union University is hopeful its 2021 football opener is a carbon copy of the 2019 lid lifter.
J.R. Smith is trading in his sneakers for a pair of golf spikes.
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.
HBCUs got a rare crack at primetime, national television coverage on Aug. 28, and North Carolina Central University wasn’t blinded by the lights.
Four Richmond high schools will open their football seasons Friday, Aug. 27, and all four will have new head coaches.
Howard University can only hope its upcoming football game at the University of Richmond goes better than the previous meeting.
Sha’Carri Richardson’s redemption race didn’t go as planned.
Howard University golf is back on the map and Gregory Odom Jr. is making the most of the opportunity.
José Abreu wears jersey No. 79 — a number more common to football than baseball—for a reason.
Surprise! Surprise! Jaret Patterson is that shiny package you never expected.
It has been a century since Frederick “Duke” Slater played football for the University of Iowa, but his alma mater hasn’t forgotten him.
A short trip South and a longer journey to New England are featured on Virginia Union University’s November basketball slate.
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.
Boxing fans have heard the name before: Ali.
The clouds have cleared and the sun is shining, finally, for Logan Thomas.
Virginia’s colleges and universities boast a rich history in producing NBA first round draft choices.