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Enjoy Jamey Shouppe while you have him, FAMU

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The Florida A&M baseball program hired the right guy to lead their baseball program three years ago.  For the second time in his three-year stint with the Rattlers, Jamey Shouppe has been named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Coach of the Year. Shouppe’s Rattlers won 30 games this year for the first time since 2003. They head into this weekend’s MEAC Conference Tournament as the number one seed after winning more conference games (19) than at any time in program…

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North Carolina A&T wins inaugural Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl

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The North Carolina A&T Aggies and Alcorn State Braves got the 2015 bowl season underway with the inaugural Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl from Atlanta. The game served as the championship game for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HCBUs). The Aggies posted a 41-34 victory to finish the season at 10-2. Alcorn was 9-4. A&T, champions of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, jumped out to a 7-0 lead on a 74-yard punt return touchdown by Kris Garden. Alcorn State, champions of…

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FAMU is the feel-good story of the NCAA Tournament

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The NCAA baseball tournament begins this week at 16 regional sites around the country. Among the hosts are traditional baseball powers Miami and Florida State. The Hurricanes are the number five national seed. The Florida Gators have hosted a regional or two in their time and this year is no exception. Florida is the number four national seed. All four teams in the Gainesville regional are from Florida with the Florida Atlantic Owls, South Florida Bulls and Florida A&M Rattlers…

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