Bowie HBCU Review: Bowie State Tips Off MLK Weekend By Sweeping Shaw

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] A dose of home cooking was just what the doctor ordered for Bowie State as the frigid holiday weekend tipped off a two-game basketball homestand against the Shaw Bears...

Jackson’s Dream Season Ends In Nightmare

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] In one unseasonably warm January night the paradigm of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson’s career took a seismic shift.  The NFL’s most valuable player and most marketable commodity, who...

Watkins Award Class of 2020 Finalists Announced

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] The final whistle may have blown on college football season, but some of the brightest stars representing the future of the sport will be coming back to the D.M.V....

BSU Hoop Teams Split in Carolinas

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] As Bowie State’s women finally cracked the national top ten in Division II they hit the Carolinas beginning with a stop at Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) in Charlotte. ...

All Eyes On Lamar

By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] Until the Baltimore Ravens are eliminated from the NFL Playoffs or win another Super Bowl, Lamar Jackson is the hottest player on earth.  Jackson’s stage this weekend is one that...

Sports Update: Hope Iglesias Provides Defense, Leadership

By David Ginsburg Associated Press When it came time to find a new shortstop for the rebuilding Baltimore Orioles, General Manager Mike Elias looked no further than José Iglesias. Iglesias and Baltimore finalized a $3 million, one-year...

Bowie State Women Off To Best Start In School History

By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] At the dawn of this new decade, the nation’s only undefeated HBCU basketball program plays in Prince George’s County.  Entering the heavyweight portion of the schedule, Bowie State’s women’s basketball...

RG3 Dominates Against Steelers

By David Ginsburg Associated Press Soaked to the core after standing the rain for well over three hours, coach John Harbaugh smiled broadly once the Baltimore Ravens wrapped up the finest regular season in franchise history...

Three Local Players Named CIAA and MEAC Co-Players of the Week

By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] Once basketball season officially became center stage for the DMV’s HBCU programs several women’s players have become box office worthy heading towards the holiday recess.  Bowie State, Howard, and Morgan...

Ingram Racks Up Stats, Shows Leadership As ‘Heart’ Of Ravens

By David Ginsburg Associated Press As he draws closer to a milestone birthday, Ravens running back Mark Ingram wants everyone to know he’s still got what it takes to score a bunch of touchdowns, rush for...

Wise Earns Fifth State 4-A Title Beating Northwest 35-14

By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] After licking their wounds for an entire year following the loss in the semifinals of the 2018 Maryland State Secondary Schools 4A Playoffs, Henry A. Wise high school completed the...

Wise Set To Face Northwest For MD 4A Title

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] For this year’s Dr. Henry A. Wise High School Pumas, who are contenders playing for another Maryland 4A State Championship on Dec. 6, a tweet posted on their social media...

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