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Morgan State versus South Carolina State University preview

Morgan State versus South Carolina State University preview

by Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports EditorFresh off a bye week the Morgan State Bears head into their second MEAC game of the season, as they travel to South Carolina State University for a Friday primetime matchup at Oliver Dawson Stadium. The Bears are coming off a 49-17 home loss to #15 North Carolina A&T (NCAT) before the bye week. They look to bounce back from an 0-4 start to the season. The South Carolina State Bulldogs are 1-3 overall and fell to 0-2 in the conference following a 21-7 home loss versus NCAT last Saturday. The Bulldogs lead the overall […]

by · October 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SPECIAL COVERAGE, SPORTS

Conference Games: Morgan State versus North Carolina A&T!

by Devon Ashby, Staff WriterConference play gets underway for the Morgan State Bears and the North Carolina A&T Aggies, who will play at Hughes Stadium Saturday night. This week presents a challenge for The Bears, who play their first Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) game. Not only have they yet to win a game this season, but they also have yet to score a point. They’ve also struggled with protecting the football, particular first-year starting quarterback Elijah Staley with 4 interceptions. This weekend they are up against an Aggies defense that’s only giving up 11.3 points through the first three games, […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, 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 […]

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

The Bears lose big to Rutgers, while looking ahead to MEAC Schedule

by Ty’Rique Sims, Assistant Sports EditorFor the third straight game the Morgan State Bears were held scoreless, as the Rutgers Scarlet Knights defeated the Bears, 65-0 Saturday afternoon at High Point Solutions Stadium. This Big Ten-MEAC clash marked the final non-conference game for the Bears, as they open conference play next week. Coming into this game, Bears head Coach Fred T. Farrier benched starting quarterback Elijah Staley for the first quarter due to an internal disciplinary issue. Sophomore quarterback DeAndre Harris took the start. Running back Herb Walker Jr., also joined Staley on the sidelines for the first quarter. “We […]

by · September 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SECTIONS, SPORTS
Four things to note as The Morgan State Bears take on Rutgers

Four things to note as The Morgan State Bears take on Rutgers

by Ty’Rique Sims, Assistant Sports EditorMorgan State University will take a trip to the Garden State to face Rutgers in a non-conference match-up Saturday, Sep.16 at High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey. The Bears go into this game 0-2, suffering losses from Towson and University at Albany and have been shut out in both games. The Scarlet Knights of Rutgers, also starting the season 0-2, look to rebound from their upset loss against Eastern Michigan. Here are four things to take note of as the Bears enter the final non-conference matchup of the year. The Lockdown D The […]

by · September 15, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SPORTS