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The Lady Bears look to improve and go all the way as the new season begins

by Derrell Russell, Contributing WriterAs the Morgan State Lady Bears prepare to tip off their 2017-18 basketball season, new changes in coaching and two preseason All-MEAC players on the team look to have a successful campaign. Edward Davis Jr. begins his first full season as the head coach after spending his previous four seasons serving as an assistant coach for the Lady Bears. He was named interim head coach last summer and the announcement came before the semester started. Davis experience as a head coach has been a success with multiple National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) tournament appearances including a […]

by · November 2, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SPORTS

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
New Zealand native key to Lady Bears’ newfound success

New Zealand native key to Lady Bears’ newfound success

Ty’Rique SimsFor the fifth time this season, Morgan State University Lady Bears’ junior pitcher Amy Begg was named Pitcher of The Week in the MEAC in earlier this month. Begg was recognized for pitching a total of 26.1 innings in five games, while giving up zero runs and striking out 24. She had an ERA of 0.00 against Mount St. Mary’s, UMBC and Norfolk State and held a 15-5 record after the Norfolk Series at the time. The 6’2” pitcher made her first appearance on a collegiate mound in 2015 and made 28 appearances. She pitched in 106 innings and […]

by · May 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS

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
Junior guard Breanan Farrar dribbles for an opening against Howard University last season.
Photo by Terry Wright.

The chance of a lifetime and a lasting impact for Morgan women’s basketball

Ty’Rique Sims, Staff WriterWhen the Lady Bears Traveled to the University of Richmond for a non-conference match-up earlier this season, they would lose their fourth straight game and hold a 2-10 record on the young season. Many frustrations, confusion and doubts but the Lady Bears still had something to celebrate. Junior guard Braennan Farrar scored her 1,000 career points. Farrar scored on a lay-up in the game against the Spiders solidifying her as the 14th player in Morgan State women’s basketball history to reach the milestone. She is currently the team’s leading scorer this season and shows no signs of stopping. […]

by · March 16, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS