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Eyeing state title, John Marshall's Justices rule the courts

John Marshall High’s basketball Justices likely held a winning hand without any outside help this season.

Lusia Harris, the first woman drafted by NBA, dies at age 66

Lusia Harris, the only woman ever drafted by an NBA team, has died. Mrs. Harris was 66 and residing in Greenwood, Miss.

Former local players on NFL Final Four teams

Protecting quarterback Joe Burrow is a top priority for the Cincinnati Bengals. That’s where Quinton Spain comes in.

Hampton becomes first HBCU to join the CAA

Colleges and universities throughout America, particularly in Virginia, have long played musical chairs, and the game is far from over.

Bryant's laser focus on basket nets wins for NSU

As sure bets go, Joe Bryant at the foul line is about as close as you’ll find.

VUU beats VSU 88-70 in rivalry without fans

Minus any roar of the crowd or stomping feet, Virginia Union University made all the noise it needed in last Saturday’s game against Virginia State University, swishing balls through the nets.

Bodybuilder Chris Dickerson, first Black Mr. America and Mr. Olympia, dies at 82

Bodybuilder Chris Dickerson, the first Black Mr. America and Mr. Olympia, died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Mr. Dickerson was 82 and died of heart failure.

VSU women’s team comes back to post 62-59 win over VUU Lady Panthers

The tide has turned, at least temporarily, in the women’s basketball rivalry between Virginia Union University and Virginia State University.

Cristhian Vaquero, 17, signs with Washington Nations

Most 17-year-old baseball players are looking forward to their junior or senior season of high school play.

Kelee Ringo gives Georgia Bulldogs another reason to bark

Herschel Walker was the freshman sensation in 1980 when the University of Georgia won the national college football title.

NFL’s Black head coaches dwindle to one

If the NFL were to throw a party today for its Black head coaches, just one invitation would be sent.

Deion Sanders wins Eddie Robinson Award; son wins Jerry Rice Award

Coach Deion Sanders is going to need to clear more room in his family trophy case.

Henrico’s Andre McCallum Jr. shows why he’s ‘King of the Ring Jr.”

Andre McCallum Jr. is only 13 and already shares rights to the title of “King of the Ring Jr.”

VUU’s transfers plan to make a difference in Saturday’s game against VSU

Coming out of high school, Robert Osborne and Keleaf Tate took the sce- nic route in arriving at Virginia Union University.

Mo Alie-Cox takes blocking from the basketball court to the football field

The NFL’s premier ball carrier has a former Virginia Commonwealth University Ram helping to clear his runways to first downs and touchdowns.

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