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Sophomore running back Eric Harrell celebrates after scoring the go-ahead touchdown in the 4th quarter.
Photo by Terry Wright.

Bears start MEAC play with a last minute win

Ty’Rique Sims, Staff WriterMorgan State University graduate quarterback Chris Andrews made some key plays with his feet in a last chance drive for the Bears to set up a game winning touchdown run by sophomore running back Eric Harrell, as the Bears defeated Howard University 28-24 in their MEAC opener. Howard built up momentum in the second half off of a few big plays and scoring 17 unanswered points, taking their first lead of the game at 24-21 with 4:00 left after a field goal. On the ensuing drive, Andrews rushed for 36 yards and Harrell added 30 including his […]

by · September 25, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Bears fall flat in season opener

Bears fall flat in season opener

Benjamin McKnight III, Editor-In-ChiefAfter an eventful offseason which consisted of a handful of major changes for the Morgan State University Bears, the beginning of the 2016 was highly anticipated for the new look squad. Although low Academic Progress Report scores resulted in a postseason ban for the Bears this season, a new coach, new quarterback and new uniforms brought a new level of excitement for the football team. Nonetheless, that was not enough as the Bears dropped their first game of the season to the College of the Holy Cross, 51-24. The last matchup between the two schools was in […]

by · September 3, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS

Bears move on in the MEAC Tournament

by Devon AshbyMorgan State’s men’s basketball team defeated the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks 65-58 in the first round of the MEAC Tournament Tuesday. The first half of the contest was particularly close, as the two teams exchanged leads four times. Morgan’s first half shooting was abysmal from the three-point line, going just 2-10 attempts; however, they made 41 percent of their shots from the field, and went into the half down 33-29. The Bears showed improvement in all areas offensively in the second half. They shot over 61 percent at the free throw line after they shot just 33 […]

by · March 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · SPORTS
Junior Kyle Thomas goes up for a dunk against Norfolk State University on Wednesday.
Photo by Terry Wright

Bears exact revenge on Spartans

by Ty’Rique Sims, Staff WriterMorgan State’s men’s basketball team hosted Norfolk State on Wednesday evening, handily beating them 89-72 Wednesday night in the second and last meeting between the two schools this season. Senior Rasean Simpson had 18 points and nine rebounds and junior Andre Horne Jr. scored 18, four of which were 3-pointers, to lead the Bears. Morgan shot 51 percent in the first half to take a 42-28 lead behind Horne’s 13 points and Kyle Thomas’ 10. “They beat us at their place, so I was really coming out here focused and worried about getting the win,” said […]

by · February 25, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · SPORTS
Bears earn 20th loss against North Carolina Central University

Bears earn 20th loss against North Carolina Central University

by Devon Ashby, Staff WriterMorgan State’s Men’s basketball suffered their twentieth loss of the season and snapped a two-game home win streak after a 73-59 loss at home to the North Carolina Central University Eagles. The Eagles came out of the gates on fire and never looked back. They got whatever they wanted offensively, connecting on 6-15 three-pointers and shooting over 50 percent from the field. Morgan State surprisingly wasn’t bad statistically. Their 36 points inside the paint matched NCCU, they made 88.2% of their free-throw shots (15-17) and they protected the ball at a slightly better rate than did […]

by · February 21, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · SPORTS