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The city Greensboro serves as host for  State Games of  North Carolina 2007, an Olympic-style
competition for residents of  North Carolina whose goal is to promote fitness, sportsmanship,  and a drug-free environment to North Carolinians of all ages, according to Wikipeda. The two day competition, held its opening ceremonies at Aggie Stadium on Friday evening, attracting  over 1000 athletes competing in soccer, wrestling, and Takwondo, and other sports, ends on  Sunday.
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Grambling 31 Alcorn 10
Gambling  football with a new twist "Special teams and Defense"
In the Season opener for both squads Grambling  Special teams and Defense won the battle of field position as the offense exploded pass host Alcorn
State 31 to 10 at Jack Spinks Stadium, on Sept. 1st in Alcorn, Miss.. 
With a new coach name Broadway one could expect exciting football and the 2007 G-Men opener didn't disappoint their fans as on offense the Tigers put 31 points on the board including touchdown strikes of 44 and 69 yards, special teams scored seven points, blocked a field goal and a punt which led to a touchdown.. On Defense Grambling forced two fumble which led to touchdowns and intercepted ASU at the Grambling 7-yardl line preventing a touchdown and held the Braves to 10 points. Photo: Grambling coach Rod Broadway and Alcorn coach Dr. Johnny Thomas. File

Black Sports History

Hampton Sailing Team Serves as Liaison for Schooner Amistad America Tour
Ms. Kai Petty former Hampton Sailing Team Captain  comments about the Amistad and the rigors of  sailing. The Hampton University Sailing Team will be adding their part to next weekend's Homecoming Weekend by the bay as they serve as the official liaison for the Amstrad America tour through Hampton, Virginia.  See
Amistad America    Video
The Amistad incident  in which a slave ship was taken over by the captives who wanted  to return  to Africa  but lack the knowledge to sail the ship had to rely on the crew  found they had instead sailed to America. The ensuring legal battle to return the ship and contents to the  owner  is considered a rally point in the Abolish Movement.