WHOV Sports Segment with Sydnei Fryson

The Sportscast of the Channel 9 WHOV TV newscast program on March 27, 2014 at Hampton University’s Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications. Highlight of the Hampton University Women’s Basketball NCAA Tournament appearance, Lady Pirate Softball Sweep, Latest news on Hampton University’s own sailing team, Kentucky/Wichita State recap, North Dakota State/San Diego State recap,…

Pirates Dismayingly Fall to Michigan State 91-61

Robert Williams | Elite Insiders The Hampton University Lady Pirates’ Basketball season was sadly brought to an end this afternoon. The 5-Time MEAC Champions faced the Michigan State Lady Spartans at UNC Chapel Hill in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Lady Pirates finished 28-5 on the regular season, along with an impressive…

How do head coaches acclimate with new jobs?

Coaches are hired and fired in college sports way too often. For coaches stepping into new situations, there are certain steps they have to take to ensure success. This package focuses on Bill Broderick of Christopher Newport University and Connell Maynor of Hampton University Shot, edited and produced by Brandon Theo Dorsey  

Hampton wins historic fifth straight MEAC championship

Chuck Walton | Elite Insiders  Hampton University continued its dominance of the MEAC conference Saturday after pulling out a 50-47 win over Coppin State to make them the first school in conference history to win five women’s championships in a row. Hampton was led by Senior Forward Nicole Hamilton, who had 20 points to lead…

Eddie Poole: Back from the Shadows

Chasity Briggman | Elite Insiders  For Eddie Poole, it must have seemed like bad luck was following him on the football field. Two major injuries in two years playing for Rutgers University almost leveled any hope that the now B-CU wide receiver had of someday becoming a professional athlete. Poole, 22, started his college playing…

Lady Pirates Winning Streak

Sydnei Fryson | Elite Insiders The Women’s Basketball team at Hampton University is unstoppable! With a 14-0 record, they’re at the top of the MEAC. I sat down with Coach Six and some of his players to document their road to success. Check it out!

Redshirt Freshmen: A year ahead of the game

Red Shirt Freshmen in the Spotlight  Chasity Briggman | Elite Insiders  The main stars are always in the spot light but what about those whose stardom hasn’t started yet. Red shirt freshman, Greg Session hailing from Atlanta G.A a graduate of fishburne Military Academy. Feels that sitting out this season has motivated him to maintain…

FAMU SIGNING DAY RECAP: Holmes pleased with new recruits!

Quintin Gee | Elite Insiders  A lot of Beef in FAMU’s 2014 recruiting class TALLAHASSEE, Fla – Florida A&M’s Head football coach, Earl Holmes, announced his team’s 14-man recruiting class on Wednesday, which consists of eight offensive lineman. Yes, eight big fellas, but it’s not surprising considering FAMU’s o-line was the team’s Achilles’ heel last…

American Takes Hampton Down

The Hampton University women’s basketball team fell to American University at home 58 to 46 last week. Nicole Hamilton finished had a team-high 20 points on eight for 18 shooting from the field. In all, the team suffered from a poor shooting night. The Lady Pirates finished slightly above 25 percent from the field, and…

WHOV Sports Segment with Sydnei Fryson

The Sportscast of the Channel 9 WHOV TV newscast program on December 5th, 2013 at Hampton University’s Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications. Preview of the Hampton University Volleyball NCAA Tournament appearance, preview to Men’s and Women’s HU/FAMU, breaking Jameis Winston news, Michigan State/North Carolina recap, Thunder/Trailblazers recap, and special coverage of Lamarcus Aldridge…

Hampton University WHOV TV Sportscast 11/21

The Sportscast of the Channel 9 WHOV TV newscast program on November 21st, 2013 at Hampton University’s Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications. Recap of the Lady Pirates Volleyball MEAC Championship, preview to the battle of the REAL HU football game, Patriots/Panthers recap, and Pacers/Knicks Recap. Executive Producer: Ahmanda Jackson Producer: Shaun Francis Sports…

Hampton University WHOV TV Sportscast 11/14

The Sportscast of the Channel 9 WHOV TV newscast program on October 17, 2013 at Hampton University’s Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications. Recap of the 77 to 69 Hampton win over William and Mary in the basketball team’s home opener, new segment name that Pirate with Brian Darden, and an update on the…

Former Howard sprinter now World Champion

 On top of the world Nakia R. McFarlane | Elite Insiders Yesterday what the track and field world witnessed was the epitome of hard work, sacrifice, and never giving up on oneself. United States (USA) hurdler David Oliver lined up for the 110m hurdles final at the world championship in Moscow.Against a group of first…