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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
Morgan alumni reflect as they return for homecoming

Morgan alumni reflect as they return for homecoming

Jazmine Hawes, Contributing WriterHomecoming is that time when alumni return to their alma mater to reunite with old friends and organizations and visit their favorite spots on campus; a time when the most school spirit is shown through events like step shows, fashion shows, tailgating and, of course, the football games. Pamelia Moore of Owings, Md., is a proud Morgan graduate who greatly enjoys coming back and visiting the campus for homecoming. “I especially liked meeting [other] alumni and it was the thrill of going to a game, after the football games, being on campus and watching the step shows,” said Moore […]

by · October 22, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · ALUMNI
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
Bears Lose First MEAC Game on Homecoming

Bears Lose First MEAC Game on Homecoming

by Devon AshbyThe Morgan State Bears received their first conference loss on Saturday, conceding defeat to the visiting Hampton University Pirates 20-10 on homecoming weekend. The Bears offense struggled tremendously, turning the ball over three times in the first half, including an intercepted pitch that Hampton took 93 yards for a score. They drove the ball on multiple occasions into the redzone, but turnovers, penalties and missed field goals cost them. “We couldn’t capitalize in the redzone,” running back Orlando Johnson said after the game. “We were in the redzone around eight times and couldn’t punch it in.” Although an […]

by · October 18, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · SPORTS

Morgan Police Prepare for Homecoming Weekend

by Blair YoungThe Morgan State Police Force has began to make preparations to accommodate the massive influx of over 2,500 people who are expected to convene onto Morgan State’s campus this weekend for the homecoming festivities. The Morgan Police will be the primary force overseeing all activities on campus. The Baltimore City Police Department will only assist with closing streets for the parade. With a full staff of officers on detail they will be using metal detectors and searching for small weapons and contraband. Lance Hatcher, the Chief of Morgan Police, has a few tips for students and alumni that […]

by · October 16, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS