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Men’s Basketball Score Win Against UMES

By Blair Young, Sports Editor With ten seconds left in the game, Morgan State University guard, Tiwian Kendley went to the free throw line with the game tied at 79. Kendley missed most of the second half due to foul trouble but he knew what he had to do. “Only thing that was going through my head was, knock these free throws down and get us a home win,” said Kendley. “We were in a drought, a seven game losing streak, so it was important to get better, and start the MEAC off with a W.” Kendley would knock down […]

by · January 5, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · SPORTS

Morganite of the Year Runner-Up: Edward Scott

By Blair Young, Sports Editor and Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports Editor In the short amount of time he’s been there, Morgan State University’s athletic director has had a profound effect on not just the athletic department but the school as well. Edward Scott arrived at Morgan State last November to replace the long time former athletic director, Floyd Kerr. Morgan State is a school with a smaller athletic program and budget than Scott was used to at his previous jobs at the University of Binghamton and George Washington. The program was also coming off the NCAA violations throughout the entire […]

by · December 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, SPORTS

NCAA Places Sanctions on Morgan State’s Athletic Department

By The MSU Spokesman Editorial StaffThe Morgan State University athletics program was rocked Tuesday by NCAA sanctions that will bar the university’s football, softball and women’s tennis programs from postseason play for a year and place the entire athletic department on probation for four years. The NCAA’s Division I Committee on Infractions charged the school with “a lack of institutional control,” alleging that athletics officials violated NCAA eligibility and financial aid rules. Specifically, the NCAA panel charged that over a four-year period from the 2012-13 academic year through the 2015-16 academic year, the school improperly awarded financial aid to student-athletes, […]

by · December 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SPORTS

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