Articles by: Tramon Lucas

Four reasons that Fred T. Farrier was released from Morgan State Athletics

by Blair Young, Sports EditorThe Morgan State Bears football team will begin next season with a number of new faces. The most important change came on Monday when head coach Fred T. Farrier was released from his contract. He was (4-18) in two seasons here at Morgan and finished the past season with only one win and in last place in the MEAC. Here are four reasons that led to the end of Farrier’s time at Morgan. 1. Performance on the field. When Farrier took over in 2016 the team was coming off 500 season in the MEAC, but was […]

by · December 19, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, SPORTS

Morganite of the Year: Brittany Dorsey

by Akira Kyles, Editor-In-ChiefServing your community isn’t something that all college students focus on as they balance classes and work but for Morgan State University’s Miss Junior, it is a priority. Brittany Dorsey, originally from Queens, New York, has always been about community service since her younger days as a Girl Scout. That same energy remained even in her college years and heightened in her position as Miss Junior, which why Dorsey is this year’s Morganite of the Year. “I believe that’s what makes the experience. I think if you’re not involved you don’t really get the full experience,” said […]

by · December 19, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, SPECIAL COVERAGE
Morgan State University Athletics released head football coach after a 1-10 season

Morgan State University Athletics released head football coach after a 1-10 season

by Ty’rique Sims, Asst. Sports EditorIn an announcement Monday afternoon, Morgan State University has released head football coach Fred T. Farrier from his contract. Bears defensive coordinator Ernest Jones will serve as the team’s interim head coach for the 2018 season while a search for permanent head coach is in the works. “After having an in-depth opportunity to fully assess all aspects of our football program for the past year, we have decided to go in a new direction,” said Morgan State Athletic Director Edward Scott.“We are confident that Coach Jones and the remaining coaches on staff are committed to […]

by · December 19, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, SPORTS
The Bears fall to The Rattlers 34-31, bringing The Bears to 1-7 this season

The Bears fall to The Rattlers 34-31, bringing The Bears to 1-7 this season

by Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports EditorWith six minutes left in the game, the Florida A&M University Rattlers scored with a 12-yard touchdown pass to win a back-and-forth game against The Bears, 34-31. This brings The Bears to 1-7, with three games left in the season.   Key penalties and a late fourth quarter interception by sophomore quarterback DeAndre Harris added to the Bears defeat. Harris took over the reigns late in the second quarter after head Coach Fred T. Farrier decided to pull starter, Elijah Staley. The Bears failed to capitalize on two early turnovers forced by the defense. If […]

by · October 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SPORTS

The Bears fall to Howard U’s Bison after costly mistakes

by Blair Young, Sports EditorThe Morgan State Bears traveled to play the Howard University Bison for their homecoming game but came up short, losing to Howard 39-14, as mistakes and frustrations led to the loss. This game fit a pattern that Morgan has followed as of late: The Bears start out their games strong, then the momentum tends to fade towards the end of games. Most teams are this way due to fatigue, but the Bears are like two different teams. This performance was a perfect example of the tale of two teams. “We’re still at times making too many […]

by · October 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS