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  • Moore Powers Rams to a 34-19 Homecoming Win Over Livingstone
    October 20, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC ? The Winston-Salem State Rams (4-3, 3-1 CIAA) did everything needed to take a 34-19 Homecoming/Senior Day win over the Livingstone Blue Bears (2-5, 0-4 CIAA), Saturday. The Rams had a great overall day with great play in all phases of the game.
  • WSSU and City of Winston-Salem Announce Homecoming Parking Information
    October 16, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC ? The Winston-Salem State University Police Department, the City of Winston-Salem, and the WSSU Department of Athletics has released game day parking information for Saturday?s Homecoming football game between the Winston-Salem State University Rams and the Livingstone College Blue Bears.
  • Rams Roll to Dominant Three-Set Win Over Claflin
    October 17, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC ? The Winston-Salem State Rams (12-12, 10-2 CIAA) continued to roll when the team took a dominating three-set win over the Claflin Panthers (4-12, 4-7 CIAA), Wednesday evening. The Rams clicked on all cylinders in the match, taking the win, 25-8, 25-23, and 25-7.
  • Graves, Green Earn CIAA Weekly Honors
    October 17, 2018
    CHARLOTTE, NC ? After an impressive 36-6 win over the Saint Augustine?s Falcons last Saturday, the honors came rolling in for the Winston-Salem State Rams as freshman quarterback Dominique Graves was named the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Quarterback of the Week while senior linebacker Patrick Green was named the CIAA Linebacker of the Week.
  • Rams Take a Three-Set Win Over Saint Augustine's for Fourth Straight Victory
    October 15, 2018
    RALEIGH, NC ? The Winston-Salem State Rams (11-12, 10-2 CIAA) continue to roll as the team took a three-set win over the Saint Augustine?s Falcons (3-13, 3-10 CIAA), Monday evening. The Rams claimed their fourth straight victory with the team dominating the Falcons for the second time in three days, 25-13, 25-11, and 25-14.
  • Rams Dominate for a 36-6 Win Over Saint Augustine's
    October 13, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC ? The Winston-Salem State Rams (3-3, 2-2 CIAA) clicked on all cylinders when the team took an impressive 36-6 win over the Saint Augustine's Falcons (2-4, 2-2 CIAA), Saturday afternoon. The Rams combined for 419 yards of total offense with a defense that only allowed 244 yards and six points to claim a key Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) victory.
  • Rams Take an Impressive Three-Set Win Over Saint Augustine's for Third Straight Victory
    October 13, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC ? The Winston-Salem State Rams (10-12, 9-2 CIAA) rolled when the team took an impressive three-set win over the Saint Augustine?s Falcons (3-12, 3-9 CIAA), Saturday morning. The Rams had to click on all cylinders to fend off a scrappy Saint Augustine?s team, 25-12, 25-14, and 27-25.
  • Rams Take a Four-Set Win Over Fayetteville State
    October 08, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC ? The Winston-Salem State Rams (9-12, 8-2 CIAA) claimed their second straight Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Southern Division victory when the team took a four-set win over the Fayetteville State Broncos (3-10, 3-4 CIAA), Monday evening. The Rams took the win behind a great offensive outing, defeating the Broncos, 27-25, 16-25, 25-15, and 25-13.
  • Defense, Big Second Half Powers Rams to 34-14 Win at Johnson C. Smith
    October 06, 2018
    CHARLOTTE, NC ? The Winston-Salem State Rams (2-3, 1-2 CIAA) clicked on all cylinders when the team took a 34-14 road win over the Johnson C. Smith Golden Bulls (2-3, 1-2 CIAA), Saturday afternoon. The Rams defense forced four turnovers and totaled 387 yards of total offense to claim a win in their Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Southern Division opener.
  • Rams Cross Country Posts Solid Performances at 8th Annual Cedric Walker HBCU Challenge
    October 06, 2018
    CARY, NC ? The Winston-Salem State Rams men?s and women?s cross country teams kept their season going with some solid performances at the 8th Annual Cedric Walker HBCU Challenge and College Run. The teams saw some great individual performances with numerous personal records set at the meet.
  • Rams Men's Basketball Picked to Finish Fifth in 2018-19 CIAA Preseason Rankings; Second in CIAA South
    October 05, 2018
    CHARLOTTE, NC ? The expectations will be high as the Winston-Salem State Rams were picked to finish fifth in the 2018-19 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Men?s Basketball Preseason Rankings. The team is also predicted to finish second in the CIAA Southern Division as well. Under the guidance of a new head coach and an experienced team, there is reason for a lot of optimism about the 2018-19 edition of the Rams.
  • Rams Picked to Finish Eighth in CIAA PreSeason Rankings; Fourth in CIAA South
    October 05, 2018
    CHARLOTTE, NC - The Winston-Salem State Rams will look to prove the predictions wrong as the team was picked to finish eighth overall and fourth in the southern division in 2018-19 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Preseason Rankings. With a wealth of new talent and strong cast of returnees, the Rams will look to finish ahead of their preseason rankings in the upcoming season.
  • Rams Surge Past Livingstone for Three-Set Win Over Livingstone
    October 04, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC ? The Winston-Salem State Rams (8-12, 7-2 CIAA) got back to their winning ways, Thursday evening when the team took a three-set win over the Livingstone Blue Bears (5-7, 5-5 CIAA). The Rams controlled much of the match, but the team needed a big third-set rally to claim the wins.
  • Flemming Named CIAA Defensive Back of the Week
    October 03, 2018
    CHARLOTTE, NC ? Winston-Salem State junior cornerback Tyrell Flemming was honored as the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Defensive Back of the Week. He earned the honor after a terrific week for the Rams against Bowie State and the top ranked passing attack in the CIAA.
  • Rams Take a Four-Set Loss at Johnson C. Smith
    October 01, 2018
    CHARLOTTE, NC ? The Winston-Salem State Rams (7-12, 6-2 CIAA) took their second straight loss when the team took a four-set loss to the Johnson C. Smith (11-5, 9-1 CIAA), Monday evening. After a slow start, the Rams had a quality offensive outing, but the team could not get past the Golden Bulls in the 16-25, 22-25, 25-23, and 26-28 loss in their second Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Southern Division match.
  • Rams Take a Hard-Fought 20-17 Loss at Bowie State
    September 29, 2018
    BOWIE, MD ? The Winston-Salem State Rams (1-3, 0-2 CIAA) took a gut wrenching 20-17 loss to the Bowie State Bulldogs (4-1, 2-0 CIAA), Saturday afternoon. After taking a 17-12 lead into the final minutes of the game, the Rams fell victim to a dramatic late drive by the Bulldogs who scored with just 1:14 left to play to take their first road loss of the season. ?We had a solid game plan,? WSSU head football coach Kienus Boulware said. ?It just expired. We just ran out of time.?
  • Rams Women Place Sixth at 35th Annual Greensboro Cross Country Invitational
    September 29, 2018
    GREENSBORO, NC ? The Winston-Salem State University women?s and men?s cross country teams continued their season with some impressive performances at the 35th Annual Greensboro XC Invitational. The Rams women?s team set the tone with a strong sixth place finish in the women?s 5K run while the Rams men were just as impressive in the men?s 8K run.
  • This Week in Rams Football featuring Jonathan Allen
    September 28, 2018
    Get a recap of last week's loss to Virginia Union as well as a preview of this week's game at Bowie State from wide receiver Jonathan Allen and head football coach Kienus Boulware.
  • Rams Take a Three-Set Loss at Shaw
    September 27, 2018
    RALEIGH, NC ? The Winston-Salem State Rams (7-11, 6-1 CIAA) had their three match winning streak snapped when the team took a three-set loss to the Shaw Lady Bears (10-6, 7-0 CIAA), Thursday evening. The Rams gave a solid effort in the match, but the team could not find a way to unseat the Lady Bears in the 25-23, 25-14, and 25-14 loss.
  • Wells Named Assistant Coach for Rams Cross Country/Track & Field
    September 18, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC ? The Winston-Salem State University cross country/track & field programs had a welcome addition with the hiring of Antonio Wells as an assistant coach to all three programs. Antonio Wells joined the Winston-Salem State University cross country/track & field programs in the summer of 2018 and will bring a wealth of experience and a passion for the sport help guide one of the premier programs in the Atlantic region.
  • Rams Women's Basketball to Hold Open Tryouts
    September 26, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC- The Winston-Salem State University Rams women?s basketball team will hold open tryouts, Friday, September 28, 2018 at 6:00 a.m. in Whitaker Gymnasium on the campus of Winston-Salem State University. The tryout will be open to currently enrolled students of Winston-Salem State University that are interested in being a part of the Rams women?s basketball team.
  • Rams Close CIAA Round Up with Five-Set Win Over Virginia State
    September 23, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC ? The Winston-Salem State Rams (7-10, 6-0 CIAA) closed the 2018 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Volleyball Round Up in dramatic fashion when the team took a thrilling five-set win over the Virginia State Trojans (12-5, 6-2 CIAA). After taking a 2-1 deficit into the fourth set, the Rams bounced back for wins in the fourth and fifth sets to claim the 25-22, 21-25, 20-25, 25-19, and 15-10 victory.
  • Rams Take a Three-Set Win Over Elizabeth City State Vikings
    September 22, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC ? The Winston-Salem State Rams (6-10, 5-0 CIAA) remained undefeated in Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) play when the team took a three-set win over the Elizabeth City State Vikings (0-10, 0-5 CIAA), Saturday afternoon. The Rams had to claw their way to victory as the team overcame a feisty Vikings squad.
  • Big Second Half Not Enough for Rams in 27-19 Loss to Virginia Union
    September 22, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC ? The Winston-Salem State Rams (1-2, 0-1 CIAA) showed a lot of fight, but the team could not overcome the Virginia Union Panthers (2-1, 1-0 CIAA) who handed WSSU a 27-19 loss, Saturday evening. After struggling early in the match, the Rams bounced back for a solid second half effort in the hard-fought loss.
  • Rams Women's Cross Country Places Fifth at Bulldog Stampede; Rams Men Place Seventh
    September 22, 2018
    WINGATE, NC ? After a week off, the Winston-Salem State Rams men?s and women?s cross country teams returned to action when the teams competed in the Bulldog Stampede hosted by Wingate University, Saturday morning. The Rams made a solid return to the course with some strong efforts in the women?s 6K run and the men?s 8K run.
  • Rams Bounce Back for Five-Set WIn Over Chowan to Open CIAA Round Up
    September 21, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC ? The Winston-Salem State Rams (5-10, 4-0 CIAA) remained undefeated in conference play when the team took a five set win over the Chowan Hawks (2-6, 2-3 CIAA), Friday evening. After taking a 1-2 deficit, the Rams bounced back for back-to-back wins in the final two sets to claim the 21-25, 25-21, 21-25, 25-21, and 15-12 victory.
  • Rams to Return to Gridiron Against Virginia Union in CIAA Opener
    September 21, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC ? The Winston-Salem State Rams (1-1) will make their 2018 national broadcast debut this weekend when the team hosts the Virginia Union Panthers (1-1) in a 6:00 p.m. game at Bowman Gray Stadium. There will be a bit of extra attention when the Rams and the Panthers hit the gridiron as the game will be broadcast on ESPN3 as a part of the Division II Showcase.
  • Rams Men's Basketball to Hold Open Tryouts
    September 19, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC ? The Winston-Salem State University men's basketball team will hold open tryouts on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 6:30 a.m. at Whitaker gymnasium on the campus of Winston-Salem State University. The tryouts are open to currently enrolled students of Winston-Salem State University that are interested in joining the Rams men's basketball team.
  • Rams Take a Three-Set Loss to Belmont Abbey in Home Opener
    September 18, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC ? The Winston-Salem State Rams (4-10) staged a late rally, but the effort was not enough when the team took a three-set loss to the Belmont Abbey Crusaders (5-6), Tuesday evening. The Rams had a tough time keeping the ball on the court in the hard-fought 25-12, 25-11, 25-18 loss.
  • Rams Men's Basketball Adds Ricky Wilson to Coaching Staff
    September 10, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC ? The Winston-Salem State University men?s basketball program made its next step with the addition Ricky Wilson as the men?s basketball associate head coach. With a wealth of experience and a passion for the game, Wilson will join newly added head coach Cleo Hill, Jr. in leading the resurgence of Rams men?s basketball.

Quick Facts

Quick Facts

Winston-Salem State University
Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Nickname: Rams
Founded: 1892
Enrollment: 5,000
Chancellor/President: Dr. Elwood L. Robinson
Athletics Department Phone: (336) 750-2141
Athletics Director: George Knox (Interim)
Faculty Athletics Rep: Dr. Cynthia Williams-Brown
Senior Woman Administrator: LaTaya Hilliard-Gray
Sports Information Director: Trevin Goodwin

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