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

  • IronBirds watch big lead, playoff hopes slip away

    IronBirds watch big lead, playoff hopes slip away

    The Aberdeen IronBirds playoff hopes took a devastating hit Sunday at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium. The ‘Birds jumped ahead of Staten Island early and through seven innings, held a commanding, 9-2 lead. In innings eight and nine, however, the Yankees scored eight times, including five in the...

  • IronBirds begin final homestand with win over Yankees

    IronBirds begin final homestand with win over Yankees

    The Aberdeen IronBirds opened their final homestand of the season Sunday with a win that keeps playoff hopes alive. The ‘Birds (40-32) edged the Staten Island Yankees, 2-1, in New York-Penn League play at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium. The win pulled Aberdeen to within 1.5 games of Hudson Valley...

  • IronBirds win again, now one game out of wild card

    IronBirds win again, now one game out of wild card

    Baseball fans, the Aberdeen IronBirds are just a game out of the New York-Penn League playoffs. Aberdeen (39-31) earned a 5-4 come-from-behind win at Tri-City Friday night, while Hudson Valley was losing to Vermont. The ‘Birds trail the Renegades by a game in the Wild Card standings and they are...

  • Five Harford County football teams get wins on opening night

    Five Harford County football teams get wins on opening night

    Havre de Grace, the two-time defending Class 1A state football runner-up, opened its season Friday night with a lopsided, shutout win. The Warriors scored three defensive touchdowns, and added a safety to boot, en route to a 37-0 win over visiting NAF (National Academy Foundation) at James R. Harris...

  • 2017 high school field hockey preview

    2017 high school field hockey preview

    The 2017 high school field hockey season is ready to begin and Harford County’s teams are ready as well. Here’s a look at the teams. Aberdeen Head coach: Nicole Andriano (seventh season) 2016 record: 6-6-1 Players to watch: Alana Mendes, Sr. (Mid); Jaidyn Harris, So. (For/Mid); Layla Gagne, So....

  • 2017 boys high school soccer preview

    2017 boys high school soccer preview

    The 2017 boys high school soccer season is here and Harford County teams have been getting themselves ready for it. Here’s a look at the teams. Aberdeen Head coach: John Applegate (first season) Preview information for the Aberdeen Eagles was not received in time for publication. Bel Air Head coach:...

  • IronBirds win Thursday, gain game in playoff race

    IronBirds win Thursday, gain game in playoff race

    Trying to keep playoff hopes alive, the Aberdeen IronBirds rose to the occasion Thursday night at Tri-City. The 'Birds (38-31) shut out the ValleyCats, 7-0, highlighted by great pitching and late display of power hitting. The win, coupled with Hudson Valley's loss to Vermont, has Aberdeen back...

  • IronBirds split double-header with Connecticut

    IronBirds split double-header with Connecticut

    Needing a win each time they take the field, the Aberdeen IronBirds settled for a double-header split Wednesday with Connecticut at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium. The ‘Birds won game one, 2-0, and were within six outs of a sweep in game two, but Connecticut scored two runs late and won, 3-2. The...

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