Justin Whitner | Staff Writer After more than two decades in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, Hampton University will make the switch to the Big South Conference. Big South Conference Commissioner Kyle Kallander and Hampton University Athletic Director Eugene Marshall made … Continue reading Hampton University moving to the Big South Conference
Randall Williams | Sports Editor It’s officially that time of the year, rivalry week is upon us. Universities across the entire country face off against their arch nemesis. One of the matches that is frequently overlooked is Hampton University vs. Howard University. As you can see, both teams have the exact same “HU” initials. This has sparked a rivalry between the schools. Ever since Hampton was renamed from “Hampton Institute” to “Hampton University,” bad blood has been boiling between the two schools in reference to who the “real HU” is. Regarding football, Hampton is undoubtedly the “Real HU.” The Pirates … Continue reading The rivalry renewed: HU vs. HU
Harrington Gardiner | Contributing Writer After a three-point loss to Bethune-Cookman in Daytona Beach, Fla., the Pirates face their toughest test of the season this upcoming weekend against North Carolina Central. Central is coming off an impressive 42-14 homecoming win … Continue reading MEAC battle at HU against NC Central
William E. Ricks | Contributing Writer The Hampton University football team will be preparing for their conference-scheduled games after playing the Monmouth University Hawks, on September 23. The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference is wide open this year, credit to the lack … Continue reading Can the Hampton Football Team Become Rulers of the MEAC?