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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

Morgan State football players make MEAC All-Conference teams

by Joshua Sampson, Contributing WriterDespite finishing with a disappointing (1-10) record this season four Morgan State University football players were named to the MEAC all-conference teams. Being recognized as a top player in their respective positions, Carl Garnes, Brandon Jones, Rico Kennedy, and Malachi Washington were rewarded with their high level of play this year. Garnes, defensive back, earned third team honors along with linebacker Kennedy. The sophomore Kennedy ranked in the top 20 in tackles, first in tackle for loss and tied for first in forced fumbles in the MEAC. Garnes ranked fourth on the Bears in tackles with […]

by · December 11, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, SPORTS

A recap of the latest from the Lady Bears

by Derrell Russell, Contributing WriterThe Morgan State Lady Bears may have loss late last month, by a total score of 90-46 to the University of Iowa in the Puerto Rico Classic, but the lesson they learned from that experience may have sparked their latest success. The Lady Bears have been shooting their completion out the gym; they have put together a 4-1 record in their last four competitions. The win streak started against Mount ST. Mary’s (MD) on Nov. 26 in which the Lady Bears won 75-67. Lexus Spears scored a game-and–career-high 22 points on 10-of-17 shooting that night.   Spears […]

by · December 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SECTIONS, SPORTS

Morgan Men’s Basketball Recap

by Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports EditorUpdate: The Morgan State Bears fell to Manhattan College, 80-66 on Dec. 9. The Morgan State Men’s basketball team were riding a three game losing streak, before their Dec. 9 loss at Manhattan College. The Bears were on the road for those three games but the Bears didn’t have to travel far as all the games fell in the DMV area. The Bears losses had a point differential of seven, seven and five. Those points could have been made up if their leading scorer from a year ago in Tiwian Kendley were in the lineup. […]

by · December 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, SPORTS

Morgan State chemistry professor releases statement in response to viral videos labeling him a racist

by Akira Kyles, Managing EditorA Morgan State University chemistry professor released a statement clearing his name after three social media videos by his son circulated, depicting him as a racist. In his statement, released Tuesday on Morgan State’s official Twitter page, Mohammad Hokmabadi, Ph.D., associate professor in the chemistry department said that what happened in the videos was a “personal, private matter.” The videos did not show the face of Hokmabadi nor his son but the conversation between them could be heard. Hokmabadi’s son accused his father of saying one of his friends “didn’t belong in the neighborhood” and “screamed […]

by · November 30, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE