Lake Clifton's coach Herman "Tree" Harried and his son, Armon, are successfully navigating a rewarding path, finding the ideal balance between their father-son relationship and the one as coach and player.
Joshua Miles is the type of player everyone will root for this week at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis. He is a Randallstown native who played at Western Tech High in Baltimore County and later at Morgan State University.
One important contribution of the African-American community to our nation’s history and future prosperity are Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The founders of these institutions recognized, as Frederick Douglass once said, that education “means emancipation.”
The Washington Spirit continued its roster overhaul, trading career scoring leader Diana Matheson to the Seattle Reign for rookie forward Arielle Ship and a third-round pick in the 2018 National Women's Soccer League draft.
Kyle Thomas (Milford Mill) matched his career-high with 19 points to lead visiting Morgan State (6-10, 3-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) to a 62-59 victory over Florida A&M (4-12, 2-1) on Tuesday night.
Imani Bailey certainly saved the best for last as a basketball player at Howard University. The Laurel resident has played for three different head coaches with the Bison and overcame a hip injury as a sophomore to become one of the top scorers this season as a senior for Howard, a Division I program in the nation's capital.
It might seem obvious now, but the full significance of the 1966 Tangerine Bowl was not so apparent to the terrific Morgan State team that traveled to Orlando, Fla., a half-century ago to make college football history. "That was a turning point for black universities,'' said co-captain James Phillips, "but the thing about it was, we really didn't know. All we knew was it was a football game and that we were going there to win a football game."
The Morgan State football team isn't where it wants to be at this point in the season. However, Saturday might've marked a big step in that direction. The Bears found themselves in the second half, scoring on two long drives and posting a 21-7 win over Florida A&M in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game at Hughes Stadium in Baltimore.
Saddled with their first three-game losing streak during coach Lee Hull's two-year tenure, the Bears find themselves no longer in the hunt for the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championship that they shared with four other teams last fall. Instead, Morgan State (3-3 in the MEAC) will try to end the season with wins in its last two contests to reach the .500 mark.
Entering Saturday's home game against Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference rival Savannah State, Morgan State had created just four turnovers. By the end of Saturday¿s 42-3 blasting of the Tigers, the Bears had doubled that total.
Saturday's 26-6 victory at Delaware State helped the Bears improve to 2-0 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, but they are in a second-place tie with Norfolk State (2-3 overall, 2-0 in the conference) and need a win this weekend to tie Bethune-Cookman (5-1, 3-0) for first in the league.
The Ravens auditioned former Grambling quarterback D.J. Williams, the son of former Washington Redskins Super Bowl winning quarterback Doug Wiliams, and quarterbacks Trent Steelman and Austin Trainor, according to league sources.
Thom Gatewood, a two-time All-America split end in football at Notre Dame and an NCAA consensus selection in 1970, has been named to the National Football Foundation's College Football Hall of Fame Class of 2015.
There's a sense of dread hovering over Morgan State football coach Lee Hull, but it has little to do with Richmond, his team's opponent in its first Football Championship Subdivision playoff game in school history.
The records from Maryland's public universities, which have investigated the allegations of hazing by fraternities, sororities and athletic teams in recent years, shed new light on rituals long cloaked in secrecy and shame.