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The history behind Legends Plaza

The history behind Legends Plaza

by Blair Young, Sports EditorMorgan State University unveiled the new Legends Plaza outside of Hughes Stadium. Two statues of Morgan’s most famous coaches, Edward Hurt and Earl Banks were introduced to a crowd of family members, former players, and other distinguished guest. They are the first monuments that will honor the historical athletic legends in Morgan’s history. The statues were dedicated to two of Morgan’s greatest leaders. Hurt and Banks are some of the most successful coaches in college football history. Both of them have incredible records especially Hurt, whose teams had a six year non-losing streak in the 1930s. […]

by · October 13, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, 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 […]

by · September 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, NATIONAL NEWS, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS, SPORTS

Morgan names new athletic director

Benjamin McKnight III, Editor-In-ChiefMonths after searching for a replacement to Morgan State University’s former athletic director, who retired in June, a new athletic director has been officially named. In an announcement to the Morgan community via email, campus president David Wilson appointed Ed Scott to replace Floyd Kerr, who served as the athletic director at Morgan for nearly 11 years. “I am pleased to welcome Ed Scott to his new home at Morgan State,” Wilson in the e-mail. “He has proven himself successful with athletic programs very similar to Morgan’s, and, although we know there are some challenging days ahead, […]

by · October 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS