Sport’s Briefs

Myers Named HBCU Coach of the Year

Grambling State University Head Women’s Tennis Coach Kenneth Myers was named the 2015 Historically Black College & Universities Coach of the Year.

Myers received this honor during the 98th American Tennis Association (ATA) National Tennis Championships in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Aug. 8. The Grambling State University Athletics Department would like to congratulate Coach Myers on his honor.

“I feel very honored to win this prestigious award. I’m just thankful that we have an entity that is helping to give more recognition to our HBCUs,” Myers said. “What makes it even more special for me is being an HBCU graduate and having the opportunity to coach at an HBCU is amazing.”


'Tiger' lympics teams battle it out

The Grambling State University Recreation and Intramural Sports kicked off the school year with the “Tiger”lympics event on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 in the Intramural Center.

Students were placed on teams and battled it out participating in relay races, obstacle courses, three point and hot shot contests. Scores were taken and then teams were placed in brackets for the dodge ball tournament finale. The DJ provided live music to keep the action going.

Team Rankings were as follows: 1st Place-Team Dem Boys with Alex M., Rannie M., Jaylen H., and Elisha M., 108 points; 2nd Place-Team Unknown with Kyron Jones, Keidrick Johnson, Jaden Sutton, and Brandon Johnson, 107 points; and 3rd Place-Team Elite with Vaughn J., Devonte C., Marcell L., and Blake C., 68 points.

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