Berry College this week announced 15 new commitments for its second season. The Vikings will kick off their second season on Sept. 6 at Maryville.
Anthony Shelton and Juwan Addison came off the bench to score 16 points a piece as Fayetteville State University downed Lincoln (Pa.) University 81-74 in a men’s basketball quarterfinal contest in the CIAA Tournament at Time Warner Cable Arena on Thursday.
The Rams of Winston-Salem State secured a spot in the CIAA Tournament semi-finals with a 74-70 win over Elizabeth City State on Thursday evening.
The Shaw University Lady Bears clinched a spot in the CIAA Championship game with a 60-59 win over #10 Virginia State University Friday afternoon in Time Warner Cable Arena. With Virginia State trailing by three, Cana Marriott launched a long jumper as time expired, but it was ruled a two-point basket, sending the Lady Bears to their ninth conference final in 12 years.
Amber Calvin scored 19 points to lead Fayetteville State University to its second straight CIAA Tournament championship game. The Lady Broncos came out with a 64-57 women’s basketball semi-final victory over Virginia Union University at Time Warner Cable Arena on Friday.
Georgia State used a strong second-half surge to earn a 77-49 win over UT Arlington and secure no worse than a share of the Sun Belt Conference regular season title on Thursday night at the College Park Center. The title is the Panthers first since winning the Atlantic Sun Conference title during the 2001-02 season.
Johnson C. Smith established themselves as a force to be reckoned with on Thursday afternoon in Time Warner Cable Arena. The Golden Bulls knocked off the top seed from the Northern Division and defending CIAA Tournament Champion, Bowie State University, with an 81-77 win over the Bulldogs. They secured a spot in Friday’s semi-final game with the victory.
CIAA Player of the Year Mark Thomas scored a game-high 28 points and backcourt mate Jody Hill added 19 points to lead Livingstone College to a 75-63 men’s basketball quarterfinal win over Saint Augustine’s University in the CIAA Tournament at Time Warner Cable Arena.
A proposal to place a statue of Martin Luther King Jr. on the grounds of the Georgia State Capitol has passed a state House committee.
More than 200,000 people are expected to turn out next month for the 132nd Atlanta St. Patrick’s Parade. The annual family-friendly parade, aimed at celebrating the city’s Irish culture and history.