Randy McRoberts

Writer

Randy McRoberts has been employed in the newspaper business since 1982. He became the Record sports editor in 1989 and Aegis sports editor in 1996. He grew up and still lives in Havre de Grace and covers all high school sports in Harford County and other sports as they relate.

Recent Articles

  • Connor Reeves finishes career at Salisbury with records, awards

    Connor Reeves finishes career at Salisbury with records, awards

    Connor Reeves, a Bel Air resident and recent Salisbury University graduate, had a senior baseball season for the Sea Gulls that he and many others won’t soon forget. The 6-1, 200-pound right hander put together a season that led to 20 appearances and 12 starts. He posted a 14-3 record, breaking...

  • IronBirds drop series with 5-1 Sunday loss to Mahoning Valley

    IronBirds drop series with 5-1 Sunday loss to Mahoning Valley

    The Aberdeen IronBirds, known Sunday as the Star-Spangled Banners, got another solid starting pitching performance, but a lack of timely hitting and struggling bullpen relief, sent the team to a 5-1 defeat to the Mahoning Valley Scrappers at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium. The win gave the Scrappers...

  • Aberdeen wins, 3-2, takes series in West Virginia

    Aberdeen wins, 3-2, takes series in West Virginia

    The Aberdeen IronBirds won a second straight game Thursday, beating host West Virginia, 3-2, in New York-Penn League play. The win gave the ‘Birds a series win and brings the team back to Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium with a 15-22 mark and two-game win streak. Aberdeen begins a three-game home...

  • The streak is over; Aberdeen beats West Va., 5-1

    The streak is over; Aberdeen beats West Va., 5-1

    ‘Birds win, ‘Birds win. The Aberdeen IronBirds snapped their seven game losing skid Wednesday night, beating the West Virginia Black Bears, 5-1, in New York-Penn League play. The two teams were to play the rubber game tonight (Thursday), before the ‘Birds (14-22) head back to Aberdeen to play a...

  • IronBirds lose big again, drop seventh straight game

    IronBirds lose big again, drop seventh straight game

    The losing streak for the Aberdeen IronBirds has reached seven after the team was dealt another lopsided loss Tuesday night in West Virginia. Aberdeen (13-22) had leads of 2-0 and 6-3 early, but the Black Bears (15-22) scored 11 runs over a three inning stretch to win, 14-7. The ‘Birds and Black...

  • Tyler Locklear takes baseball talents to Wrigley

    Tyler Locklear takes baseball talents to Wrigley

    “This was probably the most fun I ever had playing baseball, especially going to Wrigley. I’ve always dream’t about just going to a Cubs game and actually being able to play on the field was just surreal and life changing,” Tyler Locklear said. Locklear, a 17-year old Abingdon resident and incoming...

  • Mark Jacovitte, an unforgettable wrestling coach, passes at 68

    Mark Jacovitte, an unforgettable wrestling coach, passes at 68

    The Harford County wrestling community lost another gem Saturday with the passing of longtime coach, teacher and friend Mark Jacovitte. Jacovitte, 68, died of cancer after a battle he had come to peace with. “I’m sure it saddened the local wrestling community,” legendary Aberdeen coach Dick Slutzky...

  • Aberdeen losing streak reaches six on night honoring Cal's ending of streak

    Aberdeen losing streak reaches six on night honoring Cal's ending of streak

    On a night honoring team owner, Cal Ripken, Jr., the Aberdeen IronBirds dropped their sixth straight New York-Penn League game. The ‘Birds (13-21) fell 2-1 to the Connecticut Tigers at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium. The ‘Birds are 2-8 over their last 10. The teams are scheduled to play game two...

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