(HBCU Buzz) – Randy Jones, the longtime voice of the Elizabeth City State University Vikings on WRVS-FM 89.9, has passed away. ECSU officials had confirmed his death Wednesday. “There is a deafening silence in the Viking community,” wrote the official Instagram account of ECSU in a post. “Very sad to hear this news,” said one Twitter user, “I will miss hearing his sports commentary.” “Truly a great guy!” Jones was a 1996 graduate of the black university with a degree in physical education and health, per ECSU officials in the statement on social media. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.” No details about Jones’ death were immediately available, according to Daily Advance.

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