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

  • Aberdeen swept at Lowell after 13-7 loss

    Aberdeen swept at Lowell after 13-7 loss

    The Aberdeen IronBirds pounded out 12 hits and scored seven runs Thursday night, but host Lowell was two hits and six runs better, sending the ‘Birds to an 13-7 loss. The result gave the Spinners a sweep, while sending Aberdeen (13-20) to a fifth straight loss and seventh in its last nine games....

  • On the road, Aberdeen drops two in Lowell

    On the road, Aberdeen drops two in Lowell

    Leaving for the road off a 2-4 homestand, the Aberdeen IronBirds ran into a rainout Tuesday in Lowell, Mass. The postponement forced the ‘Birds and the Spinners to play two on Wednesday, with Aberdeen (13-19) dropping both ends of the double header. The ‘Birds and Spinners were to play again Thursday,...

  • IronBirds to host big weekend, including Ripken's end to games played streak

    IronBirds to host big weekend, including Ripken's end to games played streak

    As part of the the Aberdeen IronBirds ‘first ever’ Maryland Sports Weekend at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium, Cal Ripken, Jr., the 1983 Baltimore Orioles and the Baltimore Ravens will be honored and celebrated for great moments in Maryland sports, both past and future. Aberdeen will host the Connecticut...

  • Aberdeen sees 4th straight win slip away in ninth inning

    Aberdeen sees 4th straight win slip away in ninth inning

    The Aberdeen IronBirds came within three outs of winning a fourth straight game Saturday night, but Tri-City scored a pair of runs late to win, 5-4, in a New York-Penn League game played in Troy, NY. Aberdeen, which was shut out for six innings, scored a single run in the seventh and three more...

  • IronBirds get sweep with 5-4 win at Brooklyn

    IronBirds get sweep with 5-4 win at Brooklyn

    The Aberdeen IronBirds completed the sweep Friday night, beating the host Brooklyn Cyclones, 5-4, in New York-Penn League McNamara Division play. Nick Horvath, an outfielder who joined the IronBirds roster earlier in the day, led the team with three hits, including a double and home run. Horvath...

  • Aberdeen beats Brooklyn again, 2-1

    Aberdeen beats Brooklyn again, 2-1

    Good pitching and and timely hitting led the Aberdeen IronBirds (10-10) to a second straight win over the Brooklyn Cyclones (11-9) Thursday night in New York. Starter Gray Fenter (1-1) and relievers Jose Diaz and Ryan Conroy limited the Cyclones to a single run, while Doran Turchin drove in both...

  • Aberdeen takes first game at Brooklyn, 7-1

    Aberdeen takes first game at Brooklyn, 7-1

    A night after Tuesday’s aggravating and disappointing, rain-shortened, 1-0, loss to visiting Hudson Valley, the Aberdeen IronBirds were back in action Wednesday and in the win column. Aberdeen (9-10) knocked off the Brooklyn Cyclones, 7-1, in New York in an New York-Penn League McNamara Division...

  • Aberdeen slips back under .500 with Monday loss at home

    Aberdeen slips back under .500 with Monday loss at home

    Trying to get back over the .500 mark for a second time this season, the Aberdeen IronBirds slipped a game back under the mark Monday night in the heat at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium. Aberdeen (8-9) fell to Hudson Valley (12-5), 4-12, in an McNamara Division game of the New York-Penn League....

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