(LaPlace) Lady Bleu Devils head volleyball coach Yolanda Brown recently assisted with a volleyball camp at Riverside Academy in LaPlace. The camp, which was held from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., was titled "Future Stars Volleyball Camp" and was specifically for children ranging from 7th grade through 12th grade.
(New Orleans) Graduating seniors Keona Favis, Nneoma Duru, Sade' Murrell have officially signed to join the Lady Bleu Devil family beginning in August.
Hattiesburg, Miss. - The Gulf Coast Athletic Conference announced today that the winner of the 2013 Thomas Howell Cup (All-Sports Champion) is Xavier University.
The Thomas Howell Cup is awarded to the school with the highest number of points based on their order of finish in the various sports they participate in. Xavier University has now won the trophy for three consecutive years.
MARION, IN – For the first time in seven years, Southern University at New Orleans has an individual national champion in track and field. Junior Sheldon Williams won the men's 400 meter hurdles with a time of 51.81, edging out Nathan Magstadt of Dickinson State by just four-hundredths of a second. The last athlete to earn an NAIA title for the Knights was current head coach Yhann Plummer, who won the 100 meters in 2006.
"It was an amazing feeling to win," said Williams. "SUNO has such an amazing tradition of All-Americans, Olympians…and for me to be a part of that as a national champion is an honor."
On the women's side, Junior Tamara Hunter earned All-America honors after an eighth place finish in the Women's 400 meter hurdles.
"I'm so proud of both Sheldon and Tamara, but also of our entire team," added Coach Plummer. "This is a great day for the University and something they will remember for the rest of their lives."
In overall team competition the men's team finished tied for 29th out of 60 teams with the women finishing tied for 53rd.
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