BEAR TRACKS: Under the Maples and Oaks

This is a Legacy Edition of the Black College Sports Encyclopedia dedicated to the athletic history of the Livingstone College Blue Bears.

This book tells the story of the Blue Bears dating back to their role in history as the host of the first HBCU football game ever played. YES, this Saturday tradition began on the campus of Livingstone College.

There are also features on the athletes and coaches who produced championships in the EIAC and the CIAA, along with the role of Lady Blue Bears in the building of the game of basketball in the state of North Carolina.


This book also tells the story of the CIAA Championships won by the Blue Bears in football, women's basketball, golf, and, most recently back to back men's CIAA Basketball Championships.

This is the first time the LC Story has been told in more than a half century. It includes a brief history of the Livingstone, and, profiles of her leaders and some of her outstanding alumni.

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book goes to the Andrew and Annette Whitted Scholarship Fund at Livingstone College.

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