2 North Carolina black colleges to share football stadium

Updated 5/16/2019 5:34 PM

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Two historically black North Carolina colleges will share a football stadium.

Shaw University announced on its website on Thursday that it's reached an agreement with Saint Augustine's University for both schools to play their home games at the George Williams Athletic Complex on the Saint Augustine's campus.


Before the agreement, Shaw had spent the last 12 years playing home games at Durham County Memorial Stadium, 32 miles (52 kilometers) from its Raleigh campus.

Shaw president Paulette Dillard said the school is pleased that its students, alumni and fans will be able to attend home games more easily.

The schools are both members of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association.

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