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Duke’s Myles Jones has chance to be role model for blacks in lacrosse

In a sport where it is common to see all-white teams, Duke’s Myles Jones is not only one of a few black athletes playing lacrosse at the collegiate level, but he’s also the very best, many former and current lacrosse coaches say. In January, the Atlanta Blaze, an expansion team starting its first season, selected Jones as the No. 1 pick in the Major League Lacrosse draft.


Master’s, specialist degrees awarded at Winthrop

Nearly 245 students received master’s or specialist degrees during Winthrop University’s graduate commencement exercises Thursday evening at Winthrop Coliseum. Winthrop President Dan Mahony presented the Jane LaRoche Graduate Faculty Award to Melissa Carsten, an associate professor of management in the College of Business Administration.