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Bears drop final home contest of the season

Ty’Rique Sims, Staff WriterMorgan State University’s football could not get it done in their final home game of the season as they were defeated 41-10 by the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats. Both the Bears and Wildcats entered the game with identical 2-5 records, but BCU proved to be the better team. The Wildcats got off to a quick start with a 69-yard drive on the opening possession that was capped off by a 23-yard field goal by sophomore kicker Uriel Hernandez field. Sophomore William King’s 49-yard kick return set up good field position for Morgan’s first possession but the Bears were […]

by · November 6, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Sophomore running back Eric Harrell runs the ball against NCCU.
Photo by Terry Wright.

Bears lose the battle of the defenses on Homecoming weekend

Devon Ashby, Staff WriterMorgan State University’s football team came up just short of pulling off a major upset against the North Carolina Central University Eagles in a 21-17 loss, dropping their second homecoming game in as many years. The Eagles entered the football game with an undefeated record in the MEAC and played like it early on, jumping to a 14-0 lead. The Bears eventually found some production on offense, particularly on the ground with sophomore running back Eric Harrell, and they scored 14 unanswered points to tie the game. Morgan’s offense looked decent for much of the contest but […]

by · October 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Bears to face off against North Carolina Central for Homecoming

Bears to face off against North Carolina Central for Homecoming

Traevon Benjamin, Staff WriterThe Morgan State University football team has a chance to knock off the top seed in the MEAC, the North Carolina Central Eagles and give them their first conference loss of the season. With the Bears winning two of their last three games, head coach Fred Farrier and the Morgan State Football team look to defend home turf for Saturday’s Homecoming game. The Bears are coming off a 21-12 loss to Hampton University last weekend, in which graduate quarterback Chris Andrews completed 14 of 22 throwing for 172 yards. This week, the offensive line for Morgan State […]

by · October 21, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Morgan State defenders attempt to tackle a Delaware State player in Saturday's home contest.
Photo by Terry Wright.

Bears lean on defense to stifle visiting Hornets

Traevon Benjamin, Contributing WriterIn a game where lots of rain played a factor, Morgan State University finished out on top with a 20-17 win over Delaware State University. Senior receiver Ricky Fisk set the tone for the Bears with a huge 44-yard reception from Andrews which led to a 12-yard touchdown pass to redshirt junior receiver Amonta Poteat. The defense for the Bears played exceptionally well, forcing the Hornets’ quarterback into throwing tough passes and ending plays in the backfield. “We had to put pressure on them,” said junior defensive lineman Jai Franklin. “The defense was very big; we set […]

by · October 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
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