Track & Field

Jacquelyn Coward, Alabama State Coach To Compete In Olympic Trials

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Jacquelyn Coward came to Alabama State in August of 2015 to help the young ASU runners reach for the best they...

HBCU Olympian Talks About Coaching In The Segregated South

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When people start to think about the Olympics, a few thoughts comes to mind. Record Breaking feats, Medal Counts, Locations, Sports, and even political...

NCAA Bans Postseason Play At Several Black Colleges

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Last week, several schools and HBCUs have went under fire for unsatisfactory academic progress after the release of the Academic Progress Rate scores from NCAA. Although as...

Hampton University Track & Field Shows Out At Hampton Relays

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Saturday, April 19, Hampton University hosted their historic Hampton University Relays with last year's relay being their first in seven years. The relays called...

Top 10 HBCUs To Develop Professional Athletes

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Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have not only prided themselves in developing some of the brightest and most skilled students in the classrooms....

HBCU Alumni Quanera Hayes Dominates The Track

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Livingstone College Alumni Quanera Hayes has made her dominant "I am here!" statement in the Track and Field world. After college, Hayes went on to sign...

Olympic Hopeful Allen Dooms Runs With Purpose

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Allen Dooms, A Charlottesville Virginia native, knows without what he was put on this earth for, and that’s to run. He has no problem...

Hampton Men Win Tri-Meet, Lady Pirates Finish Second

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HAMPTON, Va. – The Hampton University men’s track & field team won the Tri-Meet, which was held on Wednesday at the Boo Williams Sportsplex,...

HU Track & Field Resumes Indoor Season With High Expectations for 2016

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FAIRFAX, VA --- After a lengthy break, the Howard University Track & Field teams will resume competition on Saturday, January 9 at The Father Diamond Invitational, hosted...

42 Hampton Student-Athletes Receive Degrees

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Hampton Newsroom HAMPTON, Va. – Forty-two Hampton University student-athletes – past and present – received their degrees this past Sunday at the annual commencement ceremony...

For Their Hard Work, NCCU Earns Bronze Medal

During the three day 2015 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Outdoor field and track meet, which hosted by North Carolina A&T University, the North Carolina Central...

Xavier Captures Third Straight GCAC Outdoor Track & Field Championship

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NEW ORLEANS, La. (GCAConf.com) – The Xavier University women’s team won the 2015 Gulf Coast Athletic Conference on Saturday at Tad Gormley Stadium in...

HBCU Athletics and Academics Go Hand in Hand

Many times in collegiate sports the student part of the student-athlete is forgotten. Xavier of Louisiana seeks to buck that trend. Almost 100 student...

2015 SWAC Track And Field Championship to Texas Southern Men

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The 2015 Southwestern Athletic Conference: SWAC  Indoor Track and Field Championship was awarded to the Tigers of Texas Southern University Sunday afternoon...

28 Black Hall of Fame Athletes

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When one contributes greatly to their field, goes above and beyond the norm, not only affecting their peers, but history as we know it,...

Lady Bulldogs Cross Country places 7th overall at HBCU Challenge

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The Bowie State University women's cross country team competed in the Historically Black College and Universities Challenge as part of the Great American Cross...

N.C. A&T Men win HBCU Challenge

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The anticipation for the 2013 MEAC Cross Country Championships continues to build. Saturday didn’t help ease the Aggies’ eagerness to get there. The North...

Zola Budd at HBCU Challenge 5K

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Zola Budd‘s still got it. The two-time Olympian famous for colliding with Mary Decker at the 1984 Olympics turned up at the HBCU Challenge 5K in Cary,...