LeMoyne-Owen College

Tariq Shepherd, the two-star point guard out of Detroit, shunned the bright light of a Division I basketball offer from hometown university Detroit Mercy and other schools to select LeMoyne-Owen College as his college choice. Shepherd is a 5’11’ guard...
Visitation services for legendary LeMoyne-Owen College basketball coach Jerry C. Johnson are set for Friday (Jan. 29) at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church-Westwood, 620 Parkrose Rd. He was 102 years old when he died on Sunday morning. The gathering visitation, which...
The Jerry C. Johnson Foundation is giving away free tickets for Sunday’s (Sept. 13) virtual airing of “1st Forgotten Champions: The Legacy of Jerry C. Johnson” during the 2020 Burbank International Film Festival. The documentary chronicles the life and times...
Lemoyne- Owen College gave Xavier University of Louisianna a heartbreaking homecoming defeat this past Saturday, 85-84. The loss was handed to Xavier University in front of a  season-high crowd of 2,264 at the Convocation Center in New Orleans. LOC men's...
Lemoyne-Owen Women's basketball team carried their winning spirit all the way to Dillard University in Louisianna to defeat the Lady Bleu Devils, 54-49. "It was our first road test, we came out the gates kind of sluggish just because it...
A version of Memphis’ love of basketball was on display as LeMoyne-Owen College held Midnight Madness at Bruce-Johnson Gym last Friday (October 14). The annual event was the first held since the pandemic. While basketball season looms, the Midnight Madness celebration...
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...
The Lady Magicians are having a rough start to the new year, as they got handed their second defeat for 2020, a 52-50 loss at Miles College 52-50 on Jan. 11. It was anyone's game in the first half. Neither...
The Lady Magicians volleyball team at LeMoyne-Owen College recently hosted a cluster of games – the first played on campus since November 2019. The games played Sept. 9-11 were part of a pod system that is being used this season...
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...