Winston-Salem State University

  • 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.
  • Bright, Moore Named to Black College Football Player of the Year Watch List
    August 15, 2018
    ATLANTA, GA – The expectations will be high for the Winston-Salem State Rams as the duo of senior defensive lineman Jarell Bright and senior running back Kerrion Moore were both named to the Black College Football Hall of Fame (BCHOF) 2018 Watch List for the Black College Football Player of the Year Award. The annual award is presented to the most outstanding football player from a Historically Black College & University. The candidates were selected based on past performances and future potential. The two Rams are among 10 players from the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and make the list compiled of 52 players from 25 different HBCUs.
  • Rams Hold Enthusiastic, But Shortened First Practice of the Season
    August 06, 2018
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams began their quest to return to glory, Monday afternoon when the team held its first practice of the 2018 football season. The two-hour session was cut short due to some bad weather, but there was enough time for the team to put on some impressive performances.
  • Tickets for 21st Annual Down East Viking Football Classic Are Now On Sale
    July 27, 2018
    ROCKY MOUNT, NC – Football fans looking to get a jump on the 2017 season will have their chance as tickets for the 21st Annual Down East Viking Football Classic are now on sale. The Winston-Salem State Rams will take on the Elizabeth City State Vikings at the classic on Saturday, September 15th at the Rocky Mount Athletic Stadium. Tickets for the game are $21 in advance (including a convenience fee).
  • Rams Picked to Finish Second in CIAA South; Bright, Mackey, Moore Named to 2018 Preseason All-CIAA Team
    July 18, 2018
    CHARLOTTE, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams will have some work to do this fall as the team was picked to finish second in the Southern Division of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) in the CIAA Preseason Predicted Order of Finish, Wednesday. There was more good news for the Rams as well with senior running back Kerrion Moore, senior offensive lineman Deveonte Mackey, and senior defensive lineman Jarell Bright earning spots on the 2018 CIAA Pre-season All-Conference team.
  • WSSU's Keaton Selected for Career in Sports Forum
    May 01, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Winston-Salem State University redshirt-sophomore running back Picasso Keaton was among the student-athletes selected to participate in the annual Career in Sports Forum, hosted by the NCAA. Keaton will be one of 200 student-athletes regardless of sport to participate in the four-day long educational opportunity.