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  • Lewis A Casualty in HU Track Reorganization

    The other part of the equation that landed Maurice Pierce as director of Hampton University’s entire track and field program involves the sudden dismissal of former men’s coach Steve Lewis. Two months after he was canned under the guise of...
  • HU's offense progressing, though slowly

    Hampton University has played one solid half of offense in each of its two games, not nearly what's desired or expected. But the men in charge see progress and believe that the Pirates will find footing in the near future. The Pirates averaged just 218...
  • Friday's college roundup: ODU upends highly ranked Creighton in men's soccer, goes to 5-0

    Life can't get too much better for Old Dominion's men's soccer team, at least in the regular season. Tim Hopkinson scored twice as the Monarchs (5-0) beat host Creighton -- which is ranked as high as No. 2 nationally -- 2-1 before 6,848 fans in a four-...
  • Hampton loses to Florida A&M 44-20

    James Owens rushed for 157 yards and three touchdowns on 11 carries as Florida A&M topped visiting Hampton 44-20 in the MEAC opener for each school. Damien Fleming threw for 184 yards and three touchdowns on 21-of-28 as the Rattlers (1-2, 1-0 MEAC)...
  • HU falls 38-26 to Bethune-Cookman

    Hampton University's football program has not lost five consecutive games since 1991, when the Pirates dropped their first five and finished 2-9. But now it's going to take a home victory over rival Norfolk State in a couple of weeks to prevent...
  • Hampton U. seeks win, reversal against Bethune-Cookman

    Donovan Rose remembers it in detail, which isn't surprising. Most coaches recall losses more vividly than wins, particularly when a win was snatched away by forces outside their control. Rose and Hampton University (0-3, 0-1 MEAC) host league rival...
  • Turnovers plague Hampton University in nationally televised loss to N.C. Central

    DURHAM, N.C. -- The momentum Hampton University generated from beating rival Norfolk State on Saturday didn't last long. Though HU's Jeremiah Schwartz ran for 129 yards and two touchdowns, the Pirates lost 37-20 to  co-leader North Carolina Central on...
  • Teel Time: Potential candidates for Virginia Tech's basketball coaching vacancy

    Teel Time: Potential candidates for Virginia Tech's basketball coaching vacancy
    The last time Virginia Tech searched for a basketball coach, no media outlet reported Seth Greenberg as a possible candidate until the day before he was hired. Tony Bennett’s name didn’t surface at Virginia three years ago until the very day...
  • Hampton University women's basketball a No. 15 seed, draws ACC power Duke in first round

    Hampton University women's basketball a No. 15 seed, draws ACC power Duke in first round
    HAMPTON — Hampton University's festive NCAA tournament viewing party received a cold jolt of reality when the Lady Pirates' matchup flashed on the big screens in the Student Center ballroom. Following one of the most successful seasons in...
  • Friday's local college roundup: Apprentice grabs road victory on 3-pointer at buzzer

     Jay Melendez sank a 3-pointer at the final buzzer Friday night, giving Apprentice (15-8) a 98-95 road win against Virginia University of Lynchburg. Tevin Andrews had 19 points and 11 rebounds, while Melendez had 18 points and seven rebounds in a game...
  • Hampton University women win fourth consecutive MEAC championship

    NORFOLK — What David Six calls the most improved team he's ever coached allowed Hampton University to make history. As they've done for the past month, the Lady Pirates smothered an opponent defensively, this time on the Mid-Eastern Athletic...
  • HU women await all-important NCAA seed

    After blowing through the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament, the Hampton University women approach their third goal: winning an NCAA tournament game. Coach David Six and his players have said – quietly – throughout the season that...