Alleged shooter in death of CSU student turns self in

By Uba Okereke

The man accused of shooting and killing a Central State University student Friday morning turned himself in to police Tuesday.

According to the Dayton Daily News, an arrest warrant had been issued for Jason Dashaun Shern, 30, who is connected with the death of Kordero D. Hunter, a CSU student from the Country Club Hills, Ill.

Hunter, who turned 21 on Sept. 6, was a defensive back on the football team. He was shot in the chest around 2 a.m. early Friday morning following an altercation at the A List Lounge, a downtown Dayton nightclub. Hunter died at a local hospital.

Police say that a large number of CSU students were bused to the club for a college night where the incident happened thereafter. The alleged shooter is not a CSU student.

Five others were injured and were innocent bystanders, Dayton police said.

Check back for more on this developing story.


Grambling State mourns loss of SID


The Southwestern Athletic Conference and Grambling State University are mourning the loss of colleague, Roderick Mosley.

According to, Mosley was the sports information director for the Tigers and previously served as the SID at Mississippi Valley State in the conference. He was a graduate of Southern University. Mosley leaves behind a wife and three children. He was 38.

He was laid to rest today at the Elm Grove Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, La. at 11:00 a.m.

Arrangements are being handled by Dessell Funeral Home of Baton Rouge, La.


Interim Women’s Hoops Coach name at Jackson State


            Jackson State named Larry McNeil as its interim women’s basketball coach for the 2011-2012 season.

McNeil returns to Jackson State following a stint as an assistant coach at the University of North Texas. He was an assistant coach with the Lady Tigers from 2001-2008.

He helped Jackson State to win SWAC titles in 2002-03 and 2003-04 with consecutive 23 win seasons. The Lady Tigers won four regular season conference titles and three WNIT appearances during his tenure at JSU.

McNeil was a member of the United States Army Reserve from 1989-1992 and was promoted to Staff Sergeant during Desert Storm.

Jackson State will begin a national search for a head coach late spring of 2012.

Okereke is a contributing writer for Regal Black Men’s Magazine, a publication dedicated to the African American community.

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