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NCCU Football on ESPN
NCCU on ESPN

By KYLE SERBA

NORFOLK, Va. – North Carolina Central University will be featured in front of a national television audience when three of the Eagles’ football contests this season will air on ESPN networks, the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference has announced as part of its broadcast partnership with ESPN. More ↠

Jamal Elliott
Jamal Elliott
Four-Star RB Oregon Transfer Elliott Returns to Hometown

DURHAM, N.C. – Jamal Elliott, a four-star running back out of Hillside High School (Durham, N.C.) who committed to the Oregon Ducks, is among the 93 football student-athletes that reported to North Carolina Central University’s preseason camp on Thursday (Aug. 2).

Elliott was ranked as the No. 12 running back prospect in the nation and the 11th overall player in the state according to 247Sports.com. He graduated from Hillside and attended the University of Oregon in the spring semester before deciding to transfer. More ↠

Devin Sweet
Devin Sweet
NCCU Alum Devin Sweet Signs with Seattle Mariners

Former North Carolina Central University pitcher Devin Sweet (Greensboro, N.C.) will continue his baseball career with a Major League club as he has signed with the Seattle Mariners, the organization announced.

Sweet said he was optimistic of getting a call to join an MLB team, but was still surprised when it came in. More ↠

By JONATHAN DUREN
Queen City Battle of the Bands Logo
The Queen City Battle of the Bands Moves to Houston to Launch the National Battle of the Bands

Webber Marketing & Consulting, LLC, in partnership with the Harris County Houston Sports Authority (HCHSA), is proud to announce Houston, Texas as the new host city for the annual Queen City Battle of the Bands (QCBOB). Along with its new location, the QCBOB will be renamed the National Battle of the Bands and will make its inaugural band showcase at the NRG Stadium on the weekend of August 30, 2019. . More ↠