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Morgan State’s Carr and Kendley Awarded MEAC Preseason Honors

by Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports EditorThe Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference awarded two Morgan State Men’s basketball standouts. In an announcement Thursday, forward Phillip Carr was named Preseason Player of the Year and guard Tiwian Kendley was named to the Preseason All-MEAC First Team. Carr, a Brooklyn, New York native, led the Bears in rebounding, and was second on the team in scoring last season. Carr becomes the first Bear to be named the MEAC Preseason Player of the Year since former Morgan standouts Kevin Thompson (2010) and Reggie Holmes received it (2009). Carr made the All-MEAC First-Team for the first time […]

by · October 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, COLLEGE, SPORTS

The Bears fall to Howard U’s Bison after costly mistakes

by Blair Young, Sports EditorThe Morgan State Bears traveled to play the Howard University Bison for their homecoming game but came up short, losing to Howard 39-14, as mistakes and frustrations led to the loss. This game fit a pattern that Morgan has followed as of late: The Bears start out their games strong, then the momentum tends to fade towards the end of games. Most teams are this way due to fatigue, but the Bears are like two different teams. This performance was a perfect example of the tale of two teams. “We’re still at times making too many […]

by · October 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS

The Bears travel to battle Howard University at their homecoming (Preview)

by Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports EditorThe Morgan State Bears (1-5, 1-2)  are coming off their first win of the season from homecoming, defeating the Savannah State Tigers 48-28. Bears quarterback Elijah Staley had his best game of the season against the Tigers tossing three touchdowns, for 220 yards and zero interceptions. Senior running back Eric Harrell ran for 114 yards and a touchdown. The win against Savannah State gave the Bears offensive unit some positives. It was the second game of the season where Staley didn’t turn the ball over (he has thrown nine interceptions so far this season) and […]

by · October 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, SPORTS
MSU retention rates coincide with financial need

MSU retention rates coincide with financial need

by Penelope Blackwell, Campus News EditorSome were there for food quality improvements and others for disability service issues, but the Morgan State University community heard the president’s numbers about decreased retention but the need for more financial support. The auditorium located in the University Student Center filled about 125 seats of students, staff, faculty and more. David Wilson, the president of MSU, explained the detailed data about the increased number of returning sophomores, juniors and graduates as he explained that the decrease of retention is simply because students do not have the funds. “Last year we had about 1,054 about […]

by · October 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, SPECIAL COVERAGE

The Bears score first win of the season at homecoming game

by Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports Editor Morgan State University alumni, young and elderly, packed Hughes Stadium to see the Bears get their first win of the season as they defeated the Savannah State Tigers 48-28. After losing three non-conference games and dropping two MEAC games, the Bears played effectively on both sides of the ball to pull out the homecoming victory. “It feels good,” said Bears quarterback Elijah Staley. “We’ve been working hard and we knew things would start clicking.” Savannah State would score first when running back Uriah Oliver took a screen pass 83 yards to the end zone […]

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