• Three scholars honored at Morehouse.

Morehouse College held its 132nd commencement ceremony and selected three valedictorians on Sunday.

It was the first time the renowned black college honored three valedictorians in the school’s history.

Graduating seniors Ian Niemeyer, 22, Willie J. Thompson, 22, and Liam R. Davis, 22, each earned a perfect 4.0 grade point average and shared valedictorian honors. “We celebrate these graduating seniors and their successes and will continue to prepare men who demonstrate principles such as acuity and integrity,” said President of Morehouse College John Silvanus Wilson Jr. in a statement.

  • Lady Rattlers win again.

For the third consecutive time, the FAMU softball team won the 2016 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Softball Tournament championship and bragging rights as the best team in the conference.

The Lady Rattlers beat Bethune-Cookman in a double elimination game and FAMU player Veronica Burse won Most Outstanding Player while Veronica Wiggins won Most Outstanding Coach in the conference. Next up for the Lady Rattlers will be the NCAA Division Regionals.

  • ASU softball team wins first title.

The Alabama State softball team returned back to the diamond in the SWAC Championship, this time taking a win against their rivals the Lady Tigers. In last season’s championship, the team lost against Texas Southern 9-0.


“The taste of last year’s loss in the championship never left us,” said Brittney Wilson, ASU’s right fielder.

The Lady Hornets now move on to the NCAA Regional Tournament.

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