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Benedict College redshirt sophomore Shemar Miller became the college's first-ever NCAA National Champion, when he won the men's triple jump event at the 2021 NCAA D2 Outdoor Track & Field Championship on Saturday at Grand Valley Track & Field Stadium.

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Tony Madlock, who spent the last three seasons as an assistant at Memphis University alongside former NBA All-Star Penny Hardaway, was announced as the new South Carolina State head men's basketball coach Thursday (March 25th) by Bulldog Athletics Director Stacy L. Danley.

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The Seventh Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church will participate in the National Covid-19 Day of Remembrance on March 21 and will partner with Walgreens to administer Covid-19 vaccinations for eligible groups.

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Columbia High School wrestlers competing in the Class 2A State Wrestling Championships March 6 took home the gold, as well as experiences that will prepare them for next season’s competitions.

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The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), the nation’s oldest historically Black athletic conference, in partnership with Visit Baltimore, today announced its first-ever virtual tournament. The highly anticipated week-long celebration will be tabbed the CIAA Virtual Vibe: Tour…

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Earlier today, the Atlanta Hawks announced that it has agreed to refinance the construction loan for the Emory Sports Medicine Complex with a syndicate of Black-owned banks. The $35 million loan marks the first time a professional sports franchise has had a significant loan underwritten excl…

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South Carolina State head football coach Oliver “Buddy” Pough has been granted a one-year extension, according to Bulldog athletics director Stacy Danley. The SCSU Board of Trustees approved the contract during a Wednesday meeting.

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The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC), announced today that it will seek to cautiously and prudently move forward with the 2021 winter and spring sports schedule. The SIAC men's and women's basketball schedule will begin on January 10 and will feature a 12-14 game conferenc…

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Eau Claire High School sophomore TyQwasia Williams finished sixth among 16 student-athletes competing in the girls 15-16 year-old 400-meter hurdles at the 2020 AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) National Championship Junior Olympics in Florida in August. Her accomplishment earned her 1st All-Ameri…

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Ridge View High School graduate Malcolm Wilson has been appointed to the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Oversight Committee. Wilson is one of two student-athlete representatives selected for the committee. His term begins immediately and will run through June 30, 2022. Wilson is a sophomor…

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Chymaine Guinyard, who graduated from Claflin University in 2016, has been appointed head volleyball coach at Claflin University. Guinyard, who served as the interim head coach last season, has been a member of the coaching staff for four seasons. She was an assistant coach during the 2017 a…

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The Benedict College men's tennis team was selected as an All-Academic Team by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, one of 95 NCAA Division II programs to achieve this honor. The Benedict College women's tennis team was also selected as an All-Academic Team. It was one of 129 NCAA Divisio…

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Former Claflin University track and field standout Faith McKie, '20, is among 605 female student-athletes nominated for the 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. A former hurdler/sprinter for the Lady Panthers, McKie was crowned Miss CIAA 2020 and Miss Claflin University 2019-2020. A 2020 Summa…

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2020 graduates everywhere have a unique story to pass down to generations that follow. Although technology has been a significant part of everyday life for quite some time, in the age of Coronavirus, its use has become a necessity across all facets.

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Voorhees College alum Rodney Goldsmith recently signed a professional baseball contract with the Trinidad Triggers in the PECOS League. Located in Trinidad, Colorado, The PECOS is an independent professional baseball league. The league has teams in California, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, …

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The West Columbia Tigers Youth Football Program started their holiday celebrations early after its 10 and under team (10U) captured their first ever national title at the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) National Championship Series played earlier this month at Orlando, Fla.  West Columbia blank…

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The Benedict College Athletic Hall of Fame inducted seven new members on Thursday, Oct. 10, adding to an impressive group of Hall of Famers. This year's class includes five standout basketball players, and a pair of track & field champions.

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Benedict College President Roslyn Clark Artis and Director of Athletics Willie Washington announced that Benedict will add men's volleyball as its 15th NCAA Division II sponsored sport, beginning with the 2020-21 season.

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Columbia College announces the appointment of Deborah Wardlaw as the College’s new Director of Athletics. Wardlaw who is no stranger to Columbia College Athletics, will lead the College’s division that has ten intercollegiate teams that participate in the NAIA.

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South Carolina State Athletics launched a major gifts initiative in June of 2018 to raise money for additional student-athlete scholarships and facility upgrades. Now, a year later, the athletics department has reached $1.67 million of its $2 million fundraising goal. The department aims to …

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A 30-year athletics administration veteran, Gregory Thompson, has been hired as the athletics director for Allen University, officials announced Wednesday. Thompson began his new post July 15

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The Columbia Parks & Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its Fall Youth Soccer League for children ages 3 through 12. The season begins on September 18. Kids will compete Wednesdays from 6 – 10 p.m.