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LOC’s student-athletes, coaches adjusting to COVID-19 reality

When the balls stop bouncing and a college’s basketball season ends, relationships between players tend to roll on, with some gathering at the gym between classes to chat hoops or simply keep up with what’s going on in Memphis. Just such a routine was unfolding...

One-point losses have LOC’s Magicians seeing double

Fans at Bruce Johnson Hall on Saturday evening could not believe their eyes as the LeMoyne-Owen College men’s basketball team lost to Spring Hill College by just one point (67-66). What made it so unbelievable was that just two hours before, the Lady Magicians lost...

Praises at Oak Grove church in light of Black History Month

A joyous day of singing and praising occurred on Sunday morning at the Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church at 7289 U.S. 64. Church organizers and head Pastor Donald L. Johnson set aside the second Sunday of the month of February to honor African-American pioneers of...

LeMOYNE-OWEN: Magicians set for rematches against Lane College on Monday

Having split a recent pair of games against regional SIAC rival Lane College – the LeMoyne Owen men narrowly won while the women narrowly lost – both teams will get another chance when they travel to Jackson, Tenn. for afternoon games on Monday, Feb....

LeMOYNE OWEN BASKETBALL: Magicians look to bounce back against Central State University on Saturday

The LeMoyne Owen men's basketball team split a pair of road games recently and look to bounce back when Central State University comes to Bruce Johnson Hall on Saturday. Last Saturday, LOC outscored Spring Hill College 88-79 at the Arthur. R Outlaw Recreation Center in...

LeMOYNE-OWEN BASKETBALL: After consecutive losses, Lady Magicians defeated but optimistic for upcoming home game

The Lemoyne-Owen women's basketball team has continued to struggle in the New Year, losing their last two games. Last Saturday, the Lady Magicians played SIAC rival Spring Hill College in Mobile, Ala., losing 60-51. Lamontazia Blair led all scorers in the game with 16 points, including...

Earl Lloyd Sports Legacy Symposium leaves lasting message despite Grizzlies losing their winning streak

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The 2020 MLK day basketball game is now history and while it will be remembered by some as the day the Memphis Grizzlies ended their seven-game winning streak, some will remember the messages they receive from some living legends. Sports icons that could be seen...

WATCH: WNBA champion Swoopes, NFL champ Doug Williams discuss HBCUs at MLK panel

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Honorees for the Memphis Grizzlies' Earl Lloyd Sports Legacy award gathered for a discussion at the National Civil Rights Museum on the Intersectionality of Sports and Race – and among the topics were the role that historically black colleges and universities play in athletics. Hosted...

#GRZNXTGEN: Grizzlies extend winning streak to six with rousing 121-110 win over Houston Rockets

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No one wanted to say it but everyone was thinking it: Yes!, the Grizzlies had won their last five games, but could they really beat James Harden and the Houston Rockets? Well, the Memphis Grizzlies answered with a resounding 121-110 nationally televised win in front...

LeMOYNE-OWEN MBB: Magicians lose SIAC matchup to Miles College, 82-45

LeMoyne-Owen Men's basketball team suffered a dent to their confidence on Saturday evening, losing a key SIAC Conference game to Miles College, 82-45. Playing before more than 200 fans at Miles College in Fairfield, Ala., LOC struggled in the first half, which gave them too much...