This year, the Rams’ reign as CIAA diamond kings ended in a manner that was shocking and unexpected. WSSU (31-22) breezed through the first two rounds of the conference tournament, but had a crash landing in the final round. In losing twice to Chowan, the Rams surrendered the league crown.
Pape Ndiaye of Quality Education Academy will continue his basketball career at the next level. Ndiaye, a 6-9, 225-pound senior power forward, recently signed a national letter-of-intent with Fordham University (N.Y.). The Rams compete in the Atlantic 10 Conference.
Winston-Salem State University senior wide receiver, Marcel Caver, has been invited to the Detroit Lions rookie mini-camp for a tryout and opportunity to sign a rookie deal.
The honors keep coming in for the Winston-Salem State University softball program as fresh-man utility Destiny Snipes was named to the Conference Commissioner’s Association (CCA) NCAA Division II Atlantic/District 2 All-Region team, on May 9.
Reynolds hurdler Gabriel Hammonds could be a surprise factor in these final weeks of high school track and field.
Last Saturday, May 7, the Lady Warcats faced off against members of the Winston-Salem Police Department (WSPD) in the first ever S.M.I.L.E.S (Supporting Many Innocent Lives Enabling Success) Charity Game.
Briyonna Gambrell’s decision to try track and field was transformative and life-changing. In the not too distant past, Gambrell was clearly treading down the wrong path at North Forsyth.
Winston-Salem State University Director of Athletics, Tonia Walker, has been selected to receive the YMCA Black Achievers Distinguished Service Award for her leadership, strong values and service to the Winston-Salem community.
WSSU, which finished the season at 30-23, delivered a comeback win (5-4 over Chowan) in the finals of the CIAA Tournament to earn its second trip to post-season play in three years. Even so, the make-up of this year’s squad is not quite the same as the team that advanced to the playoffs in 2014.
The Winston-Salem State University Department of Athletics has announced that L’Tona Lamonte has been selected as the 11th head women’s basketball coach in school history.