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v14_Levine-HC-FootballHouston has announced its 2012 spring football practice schedule, which will culminate with a Friday night Spring Game on April 13th at 7:00 p.m. at Robertson Stadium.

Excitement continues to build around the UH program as Coach Levine looks to build and open his tenure with a 30-14 victory over nationally ranked Penn State in the 2012 TicketCity Bowl in Dallas.

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Houston, TX-Texas Southern represented their university well in the 2012 US Coast Guard 61st Annual TSU Relays presented by State Farm.

The Flying Tigers captured eight first place and seven second place finishes between the men’s and women’s track and field teams during the two days of competition.

Texas Southern Lady Tigers 

The Lady Tigers came out on top in two events at the TSU Relays. Selena Fudge took first place in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 1:02.57 and Terralyn Johnson was first in the triple jump with a distance of 40-03.50 feet.

Tiffany Heard captured two second place finishes in the 100 meter hurdles (14.59) and the 400 meter hurdles (1:02.90). Danielle Miller finished second in the shot put (44-08.25) and Amanda Anderson placed second in the javelin throw (101-01).

The ladies also placed third in the 4x200 meter relay (1:40.71) and fourth in the 4x400 meter relays (3:52.72) and the 1600 sprint medley (4:14.68).

Texas Southern Tigers 

The Tigers had five first place finishes in the TSU Relays. Justin Anderson was first in the 100 meter dash with a 10.79. Michael Holmes finished first in the 200 meter dash (22.49). Sheldon Wilkerson captured first in the 110 meter hurdles (14.39), Aaron Rogers was first in the high jump (6-08.75) and Brandon Broden was tops in the 5000 meter run (15:49.02).

The men also finished first in the 4x400 meter relay with a time of 3:11.62. They took second in the 4x100 meter relay (1:26.10) and the 4x200 meter relay (1:26.10).

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v13_southland_tournament_logoThe Southland Conference held its 32nd annual men’s and 26th annual women’s conference tournament this past weekend at the Merrell Center in Katy, Texas. 

*UT-Arlington made a record 26th appearance in the Southland Conference Tournament after missing the event last year. 

*SFA played in the tournament for the 16th time overall and for the seventh consecutive season. The Lumberjacks, who won the tournament in 2009, were the No. 2 seed in this year’s tournament. 

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v10_state_farm_wade_listBy Yolande Y. Lezine

Sports Editor


The State Farm Wade Trophy Committee has added eight student-athletes to the 2011-2012 State Farm Wade Watch List, as selected by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.


Joining the preseason list of 25 “Wade Watch” hopefuls are Tayler Hill and Samantha Prahalis of Ohio State, Jordan Hooper of Nebraska, Anna Martin of De Paul, A’Ddia Mathies of Kentucky, Khadijah Rushdan of Rutgers, Alyssa Thomas of Maryland and Julie Wojta of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

v3_tsu_darrell_asberryAsberry Ready To Keep TSU Football In A Classy Outlook

Yolande Y. Lezine

by Forward Times Sports Editor


The Texas Southern University Football program continued to move in a positive direction to steer them away from various problems from the past as they named Darrell Asberry as the 15th head coach in Tigers football history.


The former head coach from Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, spent five seasons there, posting a 40-25 overall and a 30-13 record in conference play. He captured 3 CIAA championships in 5 seasons, and his teams ranked at the top in the nation both offensively and defensively.


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