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Norfolk State clips Howard, 15-12

WASHINGTON (AP) Greg Hankerson completed 24 of 36 passes for 294 yards and two touchdowns to help lead Norfolk State to a 15-12 come from behind win over Howard on Saturday. Trailing 12-7 with 1:53 remaining, Hankerson engineered a nine play, 76-yard drive capped off by a 6-yard scoring strike to DeAndre Sangster with 41 seconds left. Isaac White finished with nine catches for 145...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo Gallery: Battle of The Bay

Norfolk State and Hampton is one of the best rivalries in HBCU sports, not just football. The two Virginia schools are located less than half an hour away from each other and are competitive in just about everything. It's been that way since they were both in the CIAA and the rivalry has continued as both schools jumped to the MEAC 20 years ago.Saturday's game was a soggy on, with...
Via HBCU Gameday
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lady Bears Hold Off Norfolk State In Five; Remain Unbeaten In MEAC

NORFOLK, Va. (Sept. 27, 2015)-Led by Arianna Hayden's team-high 15 kills and 13 digs, a total of three Lady Bears recorded double-doubles to lead visiting Morgan State past Norfolk State in a five-set Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Northern Division thriller, 3-2 (11-25, 25-22, 29-31, 25-21, 15-11) on Sunday afternoon at Echols Hall.

Gerard Johnson helps Norfolk St. top Hampton, 24-14

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Gerard Johnson ran for 119 yards and a touchdown to help Norfolk State snap a six-game losing streak and beat Hampton 24-14 Saturday. Johnson came into the game with 64 yards rushing on 32 carries for Norfolk State (1-3, 1-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Greg Hankerson hit Isaac White for a 12-yard touchdown to put the Spartans up 17-14 with 3:16 left in the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Latrell Scott looking for first Norfolk State win against his alma mater in Battle of The Bay

From the moment that Norfolk State hired Latrell Scott, he had one goal, besides building a football program: Make sure the Battle of The Bay rivalry game against Hampton was a sellout. As a Hampton alumnus, Scott knows the importance of the game. He says that the players deserve to experience what he felt when he was a part of the rivalry from 1994 through 1998. “We...
Via HBCU Gameday
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kid Heartless MEAC Picks: Week Four

By Henry Funny Game of the Week: Hampton (2-1) at Norfolk State (0-3): A monumental weekend in the Tidewater is upon us. The two early sleepers of the MEAC will meet to see who will have the upper hand on a surprise MEAC title run.Hampton has an offense that can put up points in bunches. If the defense can play a complete game, then we definitely have a darkhorse squad coming out...
Via HBCU Gameday
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WR Quinta Funderburk to give FCS a shot

Wide receiver Quinta Funderburk has played for both Syracuse and Arkansas, but now appears to be headed to an FCS program after only managing three catches for 50 yards in 2013, his only significant stats across both programs. Funderburk has announced that he will play his final season of eligibility for the Norfolk State Spartans of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). As...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Called Norfolk State OLB Lynden Trail Friday Morning

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be bringing in several more players for visits prior to the 2015 NFL Draft and Norfolk State outside linebacker Lynden Trail could very well wind up being one of them. Steelers called this morning — TEAMTRAIL✊7⃣ (@LyndenTrail7) April 17, 2015 Trail, who measures in at 6-7, 269-pounds, posted Friday in Twitter that […] Steelers Called Norfolk...
Via Steelers Depot
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Norfolk State DE/OLB Lynden Trail

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done in the past, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. Today we look once again at the outside […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Norfolk State DE/OLB Lynden Trail...
Via Steelers Depot
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Coach Latrell Scott jumps from Virginia State to Norfolk State

  Norfolk State has hired Virginia State's Latrell Scott as its football coach. The announcement was made Tuesday by interim school President Eddie N. Moore Jr. and athletic director Marty L. Miller. ''He has a history of developing winning football programs and creating an environment of success for student-athletes,'' Miller said in a release announcing the hiring. ''We think...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Virginia-Norfolk State Featured In Sunday NESNplus College Basketball Slate

NESNplus will be home to a pair of ACC basketball games on Nov. 16. The first game on the schedule features a matchup between Samford and Pittsburgh at 1 p.m. No. 9 Virginia will host Norfolk State in the 7 p.m. nightcap. Check out the list below for the NESNplus channel in your area. Channel listings subject to change. 2014 NESNplus CHANNEL LISTINGS NESNplus NESNplus HD CONNECTICUT...
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Norfolk State edges Savannah State 14-7

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) Tyler Clark threw for one touchdown and ran in another in the first quarter Saturday to lead Norfolk State to a 14-7 win over Savannah State. The Spartans (2-4, 2-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) cemented the win in the fourth quarter when D'Metrius Williams broke up a fourth-down pass by Savannah State's Tino Smith to take over the ball on downs with 1:54 to...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

HBCU Signing Day Spotlight: Norfolk State Spartans Stay Close To Home

Two-way Amherst County star Darius Wilson (gray) will play college football at Norfolk State. (News Advance photo)Norfolk State's first four recruits all hailed from the Commonwealth. We'll see if they keep this up. WR Darius Wilson, Amherst County: 6'3, 170lbs. Two way All-District pick.OL Thomas Coleman, Western Branch:  6'3, 280lbs DB Ebenezer Agyemang-Kusi, Forest Park HS: 6...
Via HBCU Gameday
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Norfolk State's Trail Named FCS' Top Defeneder By CFPA

Lynden Trail has just been named the CFPA FCS Defensive POY. (Lynden Trail photo)Norfolk State football had a dissappoing season as a program in 2013, but the same can't be said for Lynden Trail. The Florida transfer put up a solid statistical season and has been rewarded with the College Football Performance Award's FCS National Defensive Player of The Year.2013 CFPA #FCS National...
Via HBCU Gameday
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Goode leads UNC Asheville over Norfolk State 80-78

Brandon Goode had a career-high 22 points on Tuesday night as Norfolk State edged UNC Asheville 80-78 in the East consolation game of the NIT Season Tip-Off. Goode scored 12 of Norfolk State's final 13 points to help the Spartans hold off Asheville's comeback attempt. The Bulldogs twice cut the lead to one point in the final minute. Norfolk State (3-2) led 79-78 when LaTre'e Russell...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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