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Mid-season report on 2017 Fall Sports

by Blair Young, Sports Editor and Derrell Russell, Contributing EditorWhen homecoming arrives most students tend to focus on the activities during the week and then the big football game to finish the week. During this time Morgan State University’s other athletic teams tend to be overlooked. Morgan has three other teams in competition this fall, attempting to win the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) championship. They are the volleyball team and the men’s and women’s cross country teams. Some spring sports have also played in a shorter fall schedule, such as softball and tennis. Here is a mid-season update on Morgan’s […]

by · October 13, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SECTIONS, SPORTS

Morgan State Bears fall to South Carolina State; five takeaways from the game

by Blair Young, Sports EditorThe Morgan State Bears football team falls to (0-5) with a loss to the South Carolina State Bulldogs, in a game that featured a season’s worth of unorthodox plays. They lost 35-14 after giving up the lead in the third quarter. Here are five lessons learned from Friday night’s game. First lead of the year. The first half of the game came with another possible advantage for the team. They took a 10-7 lead after a field goal in the second quarter. The defense added points for themselves with two safeties in the third to extend […]

by · October 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, NATIONAL NEWS, SPORTS
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

Running to success: A profile on Karen Escobedo

by Blair Young, Sports EditorAbout five kilometers is about three miles, which is the same distance between Morgan State and Towson University. Most people would not walk that distance let alone, try to run it. This is what senior cross-country runner Karen Escobedo does every weekend in under twenty minutes. Escobedo has been the anchor for the women’s cross country team since her freshman year. She has won multiple athlete of the week awards, including one this season when she won the Delaware State Invitational by 15 seconds, setting this season’s fastest time. Her individual performance has been documented but […]

by · October 4, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, PERSPECTIVES, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE, SPORTS

The Bears finally get on the scoreboard, but fall in MEAC Opener

by Ty’rique Sims Assistant Sports EditorThe Morgan State Bears hosted the North Carolina A&T State Aggies Saturday night at Hughes Stadium in their MEAC opener. The Bears entered this contest being held scoreless in three games and being outscored by their opponents 101-0. The Bears were finally able to get on the scoreboard, but lost to A&T 49-17. “The monkey is essentially off those guys back but the monkey is still there because we’re not scoring enough points to win,” said Bears head Coach Fred T. Farrier.   The Bears were able to reach the end zone early in the […]

by · September 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL NEWS, SPORTS