Garvin Rebuilds Career and Black Owned Golf Course in PG County

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Each day African American Golf Hall of Famer Jimmy Garvin walks nine holes at Marlton Golf Course in Upper Marlboro.  It is a personal tradition that began when...

Community Mourns Murdered Prince George’s Football Coach

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Football coach and go-go sound engineer Andre Young was murdered in Southeast on Monday, July 30th leaving the community lost and mourning and police searching for answers and the murderer. The father...

5 Bowie Bulldogs Named All-CIAA in Preseason Football Poll

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO The days of disrespect and surprising the rest of the conference are past for Bowie State.  What was a basketball school, which played a football season for homecoming...

Harper Legend Grows as Machado’s Time Ends During MLB All Star Game

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO One DMV All-Star made his bid to remain the face of the franchise while another represented his for one last time in the 89th Major League Ball All...

DC Girls Joined Street Child World Cup in Moscow

By Tyra Wilkes, Special to the AFRO Caption: Children playing at Tubman Elementary Soccer Field, a soccer camp site. Nine DC SCORES alumni were honored with a D.C. Council proclamation for their participation in the Street Child...

FBI Investigation Proves Maryland’s Not Ready for Big Time

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO The University of Maryland’s basketball program was supposed to have landed a gem when highly recruited prospect Diamond Stone chose to play for the Terps.  But after his...

Details Emerge About Maryland Subpoena in FBI Hoops Probe

By The Associated Press Maryland has joined the list of schools to receive a grand jury subpoena seeking records in the ongoing federal corruption investigation into college basketball. The school released two subpoenas to The Associated...

Bryson’s Passion Keeps P.G. County’s Spring Sports Awards Swinging

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Dr. Rick Bryson has a passion for baseball, kids and athletes.  The Prince George’s County based podiatrist has worked tirelessly to bring attention to swing sports with little...

Evans Hiring as AD Is a Gamble

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Only history will judge whether the hiring of Damon Evans as the new athletic director was an act of desperation or sign of progress by the University of...

Funeral For UM Football Player McNair Wednesday

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] The viewing for Jordan McNair, whose promising collegiate football career at the University of Maryland was cut short when he collapsed suddenly during practice and later died, is today and...

Terps Basketball Star Cliff Tucker Remembered

By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO It was less than one second in the game. The Maryland Terrapins were trailing Georgia Tech by one point. The ACC was on the line and even though...

St. Frances Football Goes National, Local Teams Won’t Play Them

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  St. Frances Academy’s football team will prepare to take on opponents from all over the U.S. as a part of a national schedule after most of its neighboring schools in...
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