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HBCU-9 celebrates 150 years on Morgan State campus

HBCU-9 celebrates 150 years on Morgan State campus

by Devon Ashby and Dawne’ BentonMorgan State University will host a HBCU-9 United Sesquicentennial Celebration, Thursday through Saturday. U.S. Rep. Alma Adams, D-North Carolina, will deliver the keynote address at the Saturday ‘State of the Union’ program. Nine historically black institutions, including Morgan, are celebrating 150th or sesquicentennial anniversaries. Other institutions include I-95 neighbor Howard University, Alabama State University, Talladega College [Alabama], Johnson C. Smith University, St. Augustine’s University, Barber-Scotia College and Fayetteville State University, all of North Carolina and Morehouse College of Atlanta. Adams of North Carolina’s 12th District is co-chair of the bipartisan HBCU Caucus, which educates lawmakers […]

Lady Bears open conference play with three-game sweep

by Ty’Rique Sims, Staff WriterThe Morgan State University Lady Bears (12-10, 3-0) softball team completed a series sweep of Howard University this weekend at the newly renovated Lois T. Murray Field. “We played hard and played through each inning together. We had solid defense and some hot bats to back Kiwi (Amy Begg) up,” said junior second baseman Danielle Pipit. “Every single player on the team had their part this weekend; it was a huge team sweep to set the tone for the rest of the season.” The Lady Bears kicked off game one of the three-game stretch against the […]

by · April 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Sophomore guard Breannan Farrar sizes up her opponent. 
Photo by Terry Wright

Team Effort Fuels Lady Bears to Victory

by Benjamin McKnight III, Editor-In-ChiefThe Lady Bears had not played a game in nine days, in which they lost to Bethune Cookman University to end a three game winning streak. After coming out shaky against Howard University, Morgan State eradicated their early issues to beat the Lady Bison, 78-66. “We had to feel ourselves in a game situation,” said head coach Donald Beasley. “You can practice all you want, but it’s not a game.” Howard held a 17-10 lead in the first quarter, the largest lead they would have in the contest. In the second, however, the Lady Bears went […]

by · January 31, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, SPORTS