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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
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

A new fan experience arrives at Morgan State for students during the football season

by Ty’Rique Sims, Assistant Sports Editor Morgan State University students were able to enjoy the football home opener thanks to a new seating arrangement at Hughes Stadium, Saturday. In an exclusive interview with The Spokesman in August, Morgan’s Athletic Director Edward Scott made the announcement about the new seating opportunity for students. Scott said that the blue seats, which are normally reserved for season ticket holders, will be available for Morgan students and that free giveaways as well as coupon cards for local vendors, such as Smoothie King, Buffalo Wild Wings, Dave & Busters and McCormick & Co. will be […]

by · September 11, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, SPORTS