The 22-year reign of Leon G. Kerry as Commissioner of the CIAA is over. Three days after one of the most successfully attended CIAA Football Championship Games in history – where 10,127 people saw the Winston-Salem State Rams defeat the Elizabeth City State Vikings 38-18 – what appeared to be one of the most successful
Bethune-Cookman University has fired head men’s basketball coach Clifford Reed, following the team’s best season in 30 years. In a three-sentence statement released on Monday evening, the university stated the decision to fire Reed was made, “following an internal administrative review.” When reached by phone Reed said that his termination letter, signed by BC-U President
This has been one of those crazy years where there is no clear cut favorite heading into this week’s CIAA Tournament in Charlotte, at least on the men’s side. Bowie State earned the Northern Division championship while Winston-Salem State won the South. Bowie State and Virginia State, the No. 2 seed from the North, split
FROM THE PRESS BOX TO PRESS ROW’s Donal Ware and Winston-Salem Journal’s John Dell discuss the fight that broke out between Virginia State and Winston-Salem State football players during a luncheon leading up to the CIAA Championship resulting in the Ram’s QB being assaulted and leaving with a bruised eye.
After a 2015 season which saw the North Carolina A&T Aggies finish as BOXTOROW national champions and win the inaugural Celebration Bowl 41-34 over Alcorn State, it’s no surprise the Aggies sit atop the preseason BOXTOROW Coaches poll. MEAC co-championships Bethune-Cookman and North Carolina Central – North Carolina A&T was MEAC co-champions as well –