Title















Site Registration | FInd a Copy | Event Calendar | Site Map | Search the Site
The Voice of the Black Community
omaha-steaks-banner---q1a

Sports

Shaw baseball strikes out
School drops sport after 8-26 season
 
Published Friday, June 21, 2013 10:59 pm
by Herbert L. White

Shaw is dropping baseball as an intercollegiate sport.


The Raleigh school announced the decision to end the program on Friday after the Bears went 8-26 overall, 1-17 in the CIAA.


"This was a difficult decision to make," interim athletic director Marcus Clarke said in a statement.  "Shaw has a long tradition in baseball, however as we look to address the fiscal needs of the entire athletic program, it became apparent that reducing the number of sports was a tough, but necessary decision that had to be made at this point.”


Shaw won seven CIAA championships, with the last title in 2006. Over the last three seasons, the Bears went a combined 34-78, including 16-48 in conference games.
Dropping baseball leaves Shaw with 12 intercollegiate programs, with seven sports for women and five for men, including football.

Comments

Leave a Comment


Send this page to a friend

Upcoming Events

read all
30

Community Blood Drive

For blood donations made in March and April, CBCC

30

March Madness for Reading

Charlotte Speech & Hearing Center hosts March

30

Microsoft Word 2013 Basics

Learn to create, edit & save a document in

Latest News

read all

Hornets win; Boston showdown next

Charlotte 1 game out of eighth place in East

Independence drops USL opener

Charlotte shows promise in 3-2 loss to Charleston

'Get Hard' is pure comic genius

Hart and Ferrell turn loose raunchy schtick