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Morgan State’s fans have mixed emotions about the football season so far

by Blair Young, Sports EditorMorgan football fans finally had something to applaud at Hughes Stadium during the football game. At halftime the 1967 undefeated championship football team was honored and the crowd gave them a standing ovation. That was about all they had to cheer for, because the current team suffered another lopsided loss 49-17 to the North Carolina A&T Aggies. The stadium was full of fans with attendance listed at 7,437. Both sides of the stands were near full with A&T bringing two buses full of fans, as well as many local alumni joining them in the guest stands. […]

by · September 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPORTS

The reason why Morgan State plays schools from larger conferences

by Blair Young, Sports EditorWhen a school the size of Morgan State plays a school the size of Rutgers, the outcome is somewhat predictable. Rutgers is the state university of New Jersey and has more graduate students than Morgan’s total enrollment. So, why does Morgan and other small schools play teams from larger conferences? The answer is simple, money. Morgan is actually paid to come to Rutgers and play. The exact amount is unknown, but it does help significantly with supporting the athletic department. This system is in place so that the small schools get the financial support that is […]

Seven takeaways from the Morgan Bears Home Opener

Seven takeaways from the Morgan Bears Home Opener

by Blair Young, Sports EditorDespite a strong showing from the defense, the Morgan State Bears lost to the Albany Great Danes 26-0, Saturday at Hughes Stadium. This year’s home opener was filled with few highlights for fans to enjoy, but here are seven takeaways from the Albany game. Another zero on the board. For the second week in a row, the team failed to score points. It was another disappointing showing for starting quarterback Elijah Staley. He finished with 170 yards but was erratic with a 45% completion percentage. Even though he did not throw any interceptions, the Bears struggled […]

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