April Holmes is still a track star nearly 20 years after graduating from Norfolk State University. The 1996 NSU grad recently won two events at the U.S. Paralympics Track and Field National Championships and is eyeing a fourth-straight appearance in the Paralympics in 2016. AND ANOTHER ONE!!! 200m @usparalympics National Champion! #RoadToRio #3limbsandAGold #RIOlizeICan #RIOlizeIwill...
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...
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...
To all my readers I know its been awhile but it is that time of year again the 2015 Draft is on its way ! The next few months will be filled with anticipation from teams to fans and prospects alike and I can think of no better prospect to bring to you today than Lynden Trail OLB Norfolk State to kick things off . There are several reasons why I have chosen him to be the First in...
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...
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December 16, 2014
Boston University and Norfolk State met on Wednesday evening with both teams in a sort of rebuilding mode. Would a guard-heavy Norfolk State team be able to hold down the well balanced Terriers from Boston University?
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.
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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
Robert Jones led NSU to a 19-15 season in 2014. (Hamptonroads.com)Norfolk State may not have returned to the NCAA Touranment this year, but the work Robert Jones did in his first year as head coach didn't go unnoticed. Last week, Jones was nominated for the Joe B. Hall award, given to the top first-year coach in Division I basketball. Jones was named interim head coach last spring...
Malcolm Hawkins, Pendarvis Williams and Brandon Goode scored 15 points each in leading Norfolk State to a 73-68 win over Coppin State on Saturday.
Goode also grabbed 11 rebounds for the Spartans who shot 50 percent in the game. Norfolk State learned earlier in the week that interim coach Robert Jones signed-on for the head coach position for three years.
Norfolk State (15-11, 9...
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February 22, 2014
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...
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...
Yeah, we know football signing day is coming up, but we came across a pretty sweet highlight video of a hoops recruit. Miller Grove's Deven Dorsey is a 6'6 swingman from Georgia set to join Norfolk State next year. Looks like he has plenty of ups to keep Echols Hall jumping for years to come. Check out his highlight tape and the video of him dunking over a 7-footer. New Video! Norfolk...
Pendarvis Williams scored 18 points and pulled down seven rebounds as Norfolk State defeated Maryland-Eastern Shore 66-62 on Saturday.
Williams went 4-for-4 from the line in the final seconds to seal the win for the Spartans (9-7, 3-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) and hand the Hawks their 11th straight loss.
Anell Alexis and Kievyn Lila-St. Rose each scored 13 points for the...
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January 11, 2014
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Pendarvis Williams scored a game-high 27 points, including six in the final minute and eight in overtime to lead Norfolk State over Boston University 86-82 Sunday.
Williams' 3-pointer put Norfolk State (8-3) up 72-70 with 2:13 remaining in overtime. The Spartans finished on a 14-12 run, capped by five straight free throws by Williams.
Down 67-61 with 1:05 to play in regulation...
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December 15, 2013