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NFL star Josh Norman names new endowed scholarships in honor of two Coastal Carolina University professors

Former Coastal Carolina University football All-American Josh Norman has announced that two of the three endowed scholarships he recently established as part of his $1.5 million donation to the University will be named in honor of his two favorite professors in the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts. The…

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Grambling State University to Host 2019 and 2020 NAIA Championships

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that Grambling State University will host the 2019 and 2020 Football National Championships at the historic Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium. Historically, the event draws student-athletes, fans and media personnel to host cities; and includes broadcasts to ESPN3…

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ESPN to Recognize Trailblazing South Carolina State Head Football Coach Willie Jeffries During Home Depot College Football Awards

South Carolina State Head Football Coach Emeritus Willie Jeffries will be recognized by ESPN for his contribution to the game of football Thursday, Dec. 6, during the Home Depot College Football Awards at the Chick Fil-A College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. The awards show will air live on ESPN, beginning at 7 p.m.…

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Former SCSU Basketball Coach Cy Alexander to Hold Book Signing

Former South Carolina State men’s head basketball coach Cy Alexander is holding a book signing Friday, November 30 from noon to 6 p.m. at the campus bookstore in the Crawford-Zimmerman Complex. Alexander’s book, “Beyond the Backboard,” was recently released. It chronicles his journey as a Historical Black College and University (HBCU) basketball coach, detailing what…

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Film Review: Creed II

By Dwight Brown, NNPA Newswire Film Critic This follow up to the very popular boxing film Creed (worldwide gross $174M) throws a lot of left hooks, right jabs and uppercuts, but only a few connect and none land a knockout punch. Count on the mass appeal (young, old, urban, male and female) of Creed II to put viewers in…

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Baptist Hill’s Rashad Maxwell Named To 2018 Palmetto Champions All-Star Football Team

The South Carolina Football Coaches Association (SCFCA) announced the members of the 2018 Palmetto Champions All-Star Football Team this week. This year the Palmetto Champions will honor 25 high school football players and 10 high school football coaches for their outstanding achievement during the 2018 season. From this list, a Palmetto Champions All-Star overall Lineman,…

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