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MSU Student-Athletes Hosts ‘Bears Sports Day’ At The YMCA

On a Sunday afternoon in East Baltimore, Morgan State University student-athletes partnered with the YMCA (Y) in Central Maryland for a day of smiles, high fives and excitement, during the “Bears Sports Day” at the Weinberg Y in Waverly. The 28 student-athletes, representing a variety of Morgan men’s and women’s sports teams, including basketball, volleyball, track and field, and football, spent …

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15 MSU Scholar-Athletes Named to MEAC Football All-Academic Team

A total of 15 members of the Morgan State football team were named to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) 2016 All-Academic Team, as announced by the league. 156 student-athletes across 11 teams earned recognition. The MEAC recognizes student-athletes with a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average, including sophomores, juniors and seniors, as well as transfer student-athletes, who have been …

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Morgan Men’s Track and Field Team Capture First-Ever IC4A Outdoor Championship

One week after posting an eighth place finish in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championships, the Morgan State men’s track and field team rebounded with a historic victory on an even bigger stage. The Bears finished with 68 points on the third and final day of the at the IC4A Outdoor Championship, claiming the team title by 11 points over second-place …

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Morgan Appoints GWU’s Scott As New Athletic Director

Morgan State University President David Wilson today announced the appointment of Edward Scott as the University’s new director of Intercollegiate Athletics. “I am pleased to welcome Ed Scott to his new home at Morgan State,” said Dr. Wilson. “He has proven himself successful with athletic programs very similar to Morgan’s, and, although we know there are some challenging days ahead, …

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Five Bears Participate in Shadow Program with the Baltimore Ravens

Five Morgan student-athletes participated in the Athletic Excellence Fund’s (AEF) first shadow program with the Baltimore Ravens this August. The AEF and the Ravens agreed to begin a pilot program that would allow student-athletes to shadow front office executives and other Ravens personnel.  The purpose of the new shadow programs is to allow busy, time-exhausted student-athletes a short amount of time to …

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Morgan Athletic Director Kerr Announces Retirement

Floyd Kerr, director of Morgan State University’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, today informed President David Wilson of his decision to retire at the end of this academic year. Kerr has served as Morgan’s athletic director since July 17, 2005. “I appreciate Floyd‘s service to the University during his time here. There have been many noteworthy achievements, including a successful basketball …

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Morgan State University 1966 Golden Bears Honored at Citrus Bowl

1966 Golden Bears Honored

Life came full circle in at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium on Jan. 1 for the 1966 Morgan State football team. Fifty years ago the “Golden Bears” were one of the premiere college football programs in America.  They were in the midst of a historic streak after winning the 18th of 31 consecutive games and second of four CIAA championships …

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Morgan Student-Athletes Spread Holiday Cheer

Morgan’s Athletic Teams Give Back to the Community

Members of Morgan’s Athletic Teams Give Back to the Community with Visit to MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital’s Transitional-Care Unit    In recognition that not everyone will have an opportunity to spend this holiday season at home with loved ones, Morgan President David Wilson and members of the MSU Bears athletic teams including football, volleyball, track, cheerleading, and bowling volunteered to share some of their …

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Cyril O. Byron Sr., 95, a Tuskegee Airman who later became an educator, dies

Story by Frederick N. Rasmussen Baltimore Sun • view original article Cyril O. Byron Sr., who was one of World War II’s famed Tuskegee Airmen and became a college educator and coach, died Oct. 20 of respiratory failure at a son’s home in Fort Washington. The former Randallstown resident was 95. Cyril Osbourne Byron Sr. was the son of immigrant …

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