In a game in-which J.C. Smith's offense never showed up, Tuskegee" Winning" University Golden Tigers offense out scored Johnson C. Smith Golden Bulls' Defense 17 to 7 in Pioneer Bowl IX , a post season football matchup in Pioneer Bowl IX , a post season football matchup.

 
 
The NC Chapter of the Buffalo Soldiers and West Charlotte High School ROTC presented the colors at the  Pioneer Bowl.  The Best in the Land. The Virginia State Trojans Band was the inaugural  SIAC vs. CIAA Battle of the Bands Champion Ship     Game    Show   
 
WSSU Wins Inaugural Furniture City Gridiron Classic 
Connell Maynor  head coaching era at  Winston-Salem State University opened with a  bang on Saturday evening at A.J. Simeon Stadium as the Rams offense turned in their largest scoring output since 2003 en route to a 47-13 victory over visiting Virginia Union University  Video
 
FSU Broncos to Face ECSU in Upcoming 20th Annual DEVFC
 Adrian Ferguson
On September 12, 1998, Fayetteville State accepted the Vikings challenge in the inaugural DEVFC and prevailed 10-7.  FSU currently maintains a 5-2 advantage in the classic. The last time these two CIAA foes encountered each other in the Rocky Mount Municipal Stadium was in 2013 when the Broncos avenged a previous two-game losing streak to
ECSU with 31-27 contest. The Broncos also hold a 22-point scoring advantage against Elizabeth City State in the classic. Video
 
Grambling men won the SWAC Men's Cross Country Championship and Alabama A&M's Men and women track coach Kim Seals talks about her team and Johnelle Thomas finishes first in the women championship. S.C. State garners two tennis awards Andrew Mawire Outstanding Performer and Marcela Rodezno MEAC  Player of Year.  MEAC takes off the gloves in basketball games employing pep bands, dance teams, and cheerleaders creating a student friendly atmosphere - interview Morganettes and N.C. Blue Rain  Dance Teams.  Video