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Winston-Salem State University Rams defeat Morehouse College Maroon Tigers at Cleveland Classic football game at Cleveland Browns Stadium, 55 to 21, Shaw High School Marching Band steals show at half time

By Johnette Jernigan  ( ) The Greater Cleveland Sports Commission kicked off The Second Annual Cleveland Classic football game on Sept. 15 at Cleveland Browns Stadium with Winston-Salem State University Rams defeating Morehouse College Maroon Tigers 55 to 21.  The Cleveland Classic highlights historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU), some 80 of which exist in the United States.  The halftime show featured the marching bands from Morehouse College and Winston-Salem University, and Shaw High School, under the direction DeVon Wilson that stole the show.  Both Winston-Salem and Morehouse performed tributes to the late pop singer Whitney Houston while the Shaw High School Marching Band, under the direction of DeVon Wilson, did a medley of oldies but goodies, including popular hits like Cameo’s, ‘Word Up,’ and ‘Just Got Paid,’ by Johnny Kemp. Sponsors of the event include McDonald’s, Key Bank, University Hospitals, The Call and Post