Winston-Salem State University

  • WSSU Athletics Offers a Full Slate of Summer Camps
    April 30, 2019
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State University Department of Athletics will offer several opportunities for fun and athletic development with a full slate of summer camps this year. Throughout the months of June and July, various teams at WSSU will hold camps for the local youth.
  • Rams' 2019 Spring Game Canceled Due to the Threat of Inclement Weather
    April 12, 2019
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – Due to the threat of inclement weather a concern for the safety and well-being of fans, student-athletes, and staff, the 2019 Winston-Salem State University Spring Game has been cancelled. With weather forecasts showing scattered thunderstorms and a 50% chance of precipitation, the decision has been made to cancel this year’s game.
  • Rams Trio Looking to Make Their Mark at Wake Forest Pro Day
    March 19, 2019
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – Three former Winston-Salem State Rams football players will look to put on some impressive performances when they take part in the Wake Forest Pro Day. Former Rams running back Kerrion Moore, defensive lineman Tyron Roberts, and linebacker Pat Green will all look to stand out when they show their skills in front of scouts from the National Football League (NFL).
  • Rams Football Announces 2019 Signing Day Class
    February 06, 2019
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – THE Winston-Salem State University Rams football team announced its 2019 class signees on National Signing Day, Wednesday evening. With the departure of a strong class of seniors from last season’s team, the Rams welcome a talented cast of newcomers to carry on the proud tradition of WSSU football.
  • Skinner Named to 2018 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-America Team
    January 29, 2019
    BROOKFIELD, IL - Winston-Salem State University junior safety Daryus Skinner is steadily raking in the honors as he was named to the 2018 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-American Team, Tuesday morning. Skinner was honored as a first team selection after a stellar junior season.
  • WSSU's Kershaw Selected for NCAA and NFL Coaches Academy
    January 17, 2019
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – Winston-Salem State offensive line coach Lawrence Kershaw was selected to participate in the 2019 NCAA and NFL Coaches Academy. Kershaw and other participants will take part in one of the premier learning and networking events of the year. The academy will provide an opportunity for participants to expand their knowledge and insight into the world of collegiate football coaching.
  • WSSU's Skinner Named Hero Sports D2 Defensive Player of the Year
    December 18, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – There is no doubt about this ballot as Winston-Salem State University junior defensive back Daryus Skinner was named the Hero Sports D2 Defensive Player of the Year. He earned the honor after totaling 1,261 votes (27.65%) in the Hero Sports Annual D2 Defensive Player of the Year Poll.
  • Roberts Accepts Invitation to 2018 Podyum All-Star Bowl
    December 06, 2018
    MIAMI, FL – After a fantastic career, Winston-Salem State University defensive lineman Tyron Roberts received and accepted an invitation to the 2018 Podyum All-Star Bowl in Miami, Fla. Roberts will participate in a showcase for athletes seeking to continue their playing careers at the professional levels.
  • Moore Accepts Invitation to 2018 D1-FCS Scout Bowl
    December 06, 2018
    MYRTLE BEACH, SC – Winston-Salem State University senior running back Kerrion Moore accepted an invitation to participate in the 2018 D1 FCS Senior Scout Bowl. The bowl will serve as a showcase for Moore and around 80 other participants in the game.
  • Skinner Named to Division II Conference Commissioners Association (CCA) All-Super Region 2 Team
    December 01, 2018
    CLEVELAND, OH – Winston-Salem State University junior free safety Daryus Skinner was rewarded for a spectacular season when he was honored with a spot on the 2018 Division II Conference Commissioners Association (CCA) All-Super Region 2 Football Team. Skinner earned second team honors after proving to be one of the top defensive backs in the nation.
  • Rams Freshman Lost Life in Car Accident this Weekend
    November 18, 2018
    FAYETTEVILLE, NC - Winston-Salem State University freshman tight end Johnathan T. Gilmore lost his life in a car accident this weekend in Fayetteville, N.C. Johnathan planned to major in business and was a member of WSSU’s football team.
  • Five Rams Named to 2018 All-CIAA Team
    November 10, 2018
    CHARLOTTE, NC – After a hard-fought 2018 season, five Winston-Salem State Rams were honored for their efforts when the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announced its all-conference team. The Rams had two student-athletes to earn first team All-CIAA honors while a trio of Rams earned second team honors.
  • WSSUs Graves Named 2018 CIAA Offensive Rookie of the Year
    November 10, 2018
    CHARLOTTE, NC – Winston-Salem State University freshman quarterback Dominique Graves was honored for a terrific freshman season when he earned a spot on the CIAA’s All-Rookie Team. After becoming the Rams’ starting quarterback midway through the season, the freshman was honored for a great season.
  • Rams Dominate for a 51-21 Road Win at Fayetteville State
    November 03, 2018
    FAYETTEVILLE, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (5-4, 4-2 CIAA) closed the 2018 regular season in dominating fashion when the team took a 51-21 win over the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Southern Division champion Fayetteville State Broncos (6-2, 5-1 CIAA), Saturday afternoon at Luther “Nick” Geralds Stadium on the campus of Fayetteville State University.
  • WSSU Great Timmy Newsome Selected for Induction into Black College Football Hall of Fame
    November 01, 2018
    ATLANTA, GA - Winston-Salem State University football great Timmy Newsome will be honored for his prestigious career as he was selected for induction into the Black College Football Hall of Fame(BCFHOF). He will be a member of the 10th class of inductees.
  • Big Second Half Not Enough for Rams in 26-21 Loss at Shaw
    October 27, 2018
    DURHAM, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (4-4, 3-2 CIAA) gave a tremendous effort, but it was not enough as the team took a hard-fought 26-21 loss to the Shaw Bears (4-4, 3-2 CIAA), Saturday. After scoreless first half left the Rams trailing, 14-0, WSSU scored 21 second half points, but the effort was not enough as a late Shaw touchdown gave the Rams the hard-fought loss.
  • Moore, Named CIAA Offensive Back of the Week; Skinner Named CIAA Defensive Back of the Week
    October 23, 2018
    CHARLOTTE, NC – After winning their third straight game, the honors keep coming in for the Winston-Salem State Rams. Senior running back Kerrion Moore was named the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Offensive Back of the Week while junior free safety Daryus Skinner was honored as the CIAA Defensive Back of the Week.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.”
  • 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 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.
  • 21st Down East Football Viking Classic Canceled Due to Hurricane Florence
    September 10, 2018
    ROCKY MOUNT, NC - Elizabeth City State University, Winston Salem State University and the City of Rocky Mount, N.C., have announced that all events for the 21st Down East Football Viking Classic scheduled for September 12 - 15, 2018 have been cancelled due to Hurricane Florence and its expected significant impact on the Rocky Mount region. 
  • Rams Stifled in 34-7 Loss to Catawba
    September 08, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (1-1) could not overcome their own miscues in a 34-7 loss to the Catawba Indians (1-1), Saturday evening. The Rams turned the ball over four times and managed just seven points in a tough home loss to the Indians.
  • Moore Last Minute Touchdown Lifts Rams to 23-20 Win Over UNC Pembroke
    September 02, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – In a game that saw a little bit of everything, the Winston-Salem State Rams (1-0) overcame two weather delays and a thrilling comeback from a feisty UNC Pembroke Braves (0-1) team to pick up their first win of the season. Heading into the final minute of play trailing the Braves 16-20, Winston-Salem State senior running back Kerrion Moore caught a deflected pass for a 63-yard touchdown to give the Rams the 23-20 win over the Braves.
  • WSSU vs. UNC Pembroke Football Rescheduled for Sunday at 3 p.m.
    September 01, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Due to severe weather this evening, the Winston-Salem State University football game against the University of North Carolina at Pembroke has been postponed until 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2 at Bowman Gray Stadium. Gates will open at 2 p.m. Both admission to the game and parking will be free
  • Winston-Salem State Release Game Day Parking Information
    August 27, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Winston-Salem State University and the WSSU Department of Athletics game day policies have been developed with a focus on providing a safe environment and enjoyable fan experience.
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