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

  • 2017 girls soccer preview

    2017 girls soccer preview

    Girls soccer teams from around Harford County have been working hard for most of the month, readying themselves for the season that gets underway for all over the next week. Here’s a look at this year’s teams. Aberdeen Preview information was not received in time for this article. Bel Air Head...

  • 2017 high school football preview

    2017 high school football preview

    The 2017 high school football season gets underway with Week One on Friday. Harford County’s 10 public school teams and one private school team have been on the field since early August preparing. Here’s a look at each team. Aberdeen Head coach: Johnny Brooks (sixth season) 2016 record: 5-5 Players...

  • IronBirds let one slip away in loss to Connecticut

    IronBirds let one slip away in loss to Connecticut

    The Aberdeen IronBirds have been in the thick of the New York-Penn League playoff race for much of the month, but over the past week, the ‘Birds have missed out on a few opportunities to make up some key ground. The IronBirds (36-30) have gone 3-7 over the last 10 and Monday's loss likely hurt...

  • IronBirds drop finale, series in Vermont

    IronBirds drop finale, series in Vermont

    The Aberdeen IronBirds missed a chance to gain some ground Sunday in the series finale at Vermont. Aberdeen (36-29) fell 3-2 in New York-Penn League play to the Lake Monsters, dropping the series 2-1. Staten Island and Hudson Valley also lost, keeping the 'Birds 4.5 games back of the Yankees and...

  • IronBirds slip in Vermont in first-of-three on road

    IronBirds slip in Vermont in first-of-three on road

    The momentum the Aberdeen IronBirds carried into Vermont Friday night was put on hold as the Lake Monsters dealt the 'Birds an 5-2 loss in New York-Penn League play. The loss proved extra costly for Aberdeen (35-28) as both Staten Island and Hudson Valley were both in the win column. Staten Island...

  • IronBirds take series with 3-0 shutout of Staten Island

    IronBirds take series with 3-0 shutout of Staten Island

    The Aberdeen IronBirds took the deciding game of the series with Staten Island Thursday night, blanking the Yankees, 3-0, in New York-Penn League play at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium. The win pulls Aberdeen within 4.5 games of Staten Island (39-22) in the McNamara Division standings. The 'Birds,...

  • Perryville High School's turf field is on its way

    Perryville High School's turf field is on its way

    In just a few weeks, Perryville High School’s student-athletes will feel the pleasures of a new synthetic turf field at the school’s main stadium. Work began on the field in mid-July and the hope is that the field will be ready for the Sept. 15 home football game. The opponent; Havre de Grace,...

  • IronBirds snap streak, edge Staten Island, 4-3

    IronBirds snap streak, edge Staten Island, 4-3

    The streak is over. The Aberdeen IronBirds, who were mired in an untimely four-game skid, snapped out of it Wednesday night at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium. The ‘Birds (34-27) edged Staten Island, 4-3, to gain a game back in the McNamara Division playoff chase. Aberdeen sits five and a half games...

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