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Mel Holmes ‘67

Mel Holmes was a 1967 graduate of Mays High School. He played three years at Mays High School as an outstanding football tackle. He was a member of the 1966 State Championship Football team, the first and only squad in school history to win a coveted state championship. After high school graduation, he received a 4 year football scholarship to North Carolina A&T State University where he was a two-year letterman and two-year team captain. On the football team he played Tackle. He broke into the starting lineup early in his freshman year. He was a member of the 1968 Black College Football National Championship Football Team.  […]

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Dolphins Win Nail biter in Saturday’s Exciting Game

Saturday was a wildly exciting and thrilling game between the Dolphins and the Raiders which the Dolphins ended up winning 26 to 25. With the victory, the Dolphins moved to 10-5 which keeps them in the seventh playoff spot. However, there is one game left this season. To secure their spot in the playoffs, the Dolphins must win next Sunday at Buffalo. Head Coach Brian Flores offers his thoughts on Miami’s win, “Obviously, everyone was really excited playing a game like that. A meaningful game for us and them. Look, there’s ups and downs and ebbs and flows within the game. […]

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Dolphins Beat Patriots to Stay Alive in Playoff Race

      With Sunday’s 22 to 12 win Miami now is 9-5 on the season, still clinging to the number 7 spot in the playoffs. The race to acquire the wildcard spot is on, and there are now two games left this season. Although the Patriots no longer have the stranglehold on the AFC East as they have for the last 19 years, this was still a tough rivalry game. With Sunday’s loss the Patriots are now eliminated from playoff contention,  the first time they’ve missed the playoffs since 2008. […]