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The common denominator in all sports is playing to win. Winning breeds confidence and competition creates exciting performances from the best that play the games. There is a long football tradition in the CIAA, SIAC (two of the oldest conferences in the country), MEAC and SWAC where some of the most outstanding performances in history have been posted.  Start to discover some hidden nuggets that will bring back memories or ignite new ones. See more...

Football playoff fever is in full bloom. By now, most college teams - excluding a handful of big-time contenders who hope to challenge Alabama for Division I supremacy - have an idea if they will be playing after the regular season ends. The media coverage play a big part in  publicizing the the stars, the coaches...the games. Black college sports has had the support of a great group of dedicated newspaper owners, journalists and sportswriters who keep the nation informed of great performances from week to week. See more...

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JANUARY BIRTHDAYS

Leaders...
Jeanette A. Lee
A Lifetime of Dedicated Service

 Pioneer...coach...mentor. She personified the best in Black college women's athletics. With quiet dignity, character and sportsmanship, she displayed the spirit that served Saint Paul's College for over 40 years as women's head basketball coach, cheerleader coach, Associate Professor and Dean of Women. Ms. Lee was the first black women's athletic director in college sports.
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This Month in Black College Sports History

January

JAN. 1, 1948       VULCAN BOWLCENTRAL STATE, OHIO defeated GRAMBLING STATE, 27-21

JAN. 12, 1950    MARYLAND STATE lost to DARTMOUTH, 60-59 in the first meeting between an Ivy League school and Black College basketball teams

Jan. 16, 1956     First Interracial Basketball Games held in Nashville, TN…Teams participating: FISK, TENNESSEE STATE, NORTH DAKOTA STATE and ROCKHURST COLLEGE

Jan. 25, 1979     FIRST BLACK COLLEGE ALL-STAR FOOTBALL GAME held in New Orleans Superdome