Brown Turns Flowers Into Baseball Powerhouse

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO When Charles Herbert Flowers High School claimed their second Prince George’s County baseball championship it was only the beginning of their journey. As the team visited Eleanor Roosevelt,...

MSU Softball Wins First MEAC North Division Title in School History

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] The Morgan State Lady Bears softball team is headed to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship Tournament and they’re favorites to win it all after finishing the regular season with easily...

MSU Tennis Team Wins MEAC Championship

The Morgan Lady Bears Tennis Team won the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship Tournament April 28. MSU beat Hampton 4-1, winning the championship for the first time since 1994.

Wasn’t It Sweet Watching Ozzie Newsome Use His Last Ever First-Round Pick on a...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  Isn’t it fitting that Ozzie Newsome would use his last ever first-round draft pick on Lamar Jackson? Just think about it: The very first African-American general manager in NFL history used...

Should the Ravens Start Lamar Jackson on Day One?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk With former Louisville signal caller Lamar Jackson in tow, the unofficial stopwatch is on Joe Flacco’s tenure as the Baltimore Ravens starter. After the Ravens’ failed to make...

Gary Russell, Jr. Set to Defend WBC Title at Home Again

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO From the start WBC Featherweight Champion Gary Russell, Jr. has meticulously crafted his ascent to the world championship. Under shrewd leadership from the patriarch of Team Gary Russell...

St. Anselm’s Abbey School Dominates Sandy Springs Friends HS

By Daniel Kucin Jr., Special to the AFRO St. Anselm's Abbey School’s baseball team notched an 11-1 victory over Sandy Springs Friends High School located in Sandy Springs, Maryland April 5. Panthers juniors Carlo Pizzano and...

Athlete Turned Photographer Hopes to Change Urban Perceptions

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO J.J. McQueen has spent most of his adult life looking at life through the prism of a camera’s lens. Whether he’s on assignment in the heat of the...

Baltimore’s Phil Booth Joins Rare Company After Leading Villanova to Two National Championships

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Baltimore native Phil Booth just etched his place amongst College Basketball’s immortality after helping lead the Villanova Wildcats to a 79-62 victory over the Michigan Wolverines in the NCAA Men’s Basketball...

TMT CEO Leonard Ellerbe Calls Gervonta Davis ‘The Next Biggest Star’

AFRO special contributor Mike Wright recently sat down with The Money Team CEO and Washington, D.C. native Leonard Ellerbe on the “FSP Crew Show” to talk about Baltimore’s rising boxing star Gervonta “Tank” Davis...

Spring Sports Kickoff for Local High Schools and Colleges

As Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS) athletics gets ready for regular season competition, many baseball teams such as Fort Washington, Md.-based Friendly High School are scrimmaging until the games count, while private and...

Former DeMatha Guard is the Catalyst of UMBC’s Cinderella Run

With the entire season on the line in the waning seconds of the American East Conference Championship game against the University of Vermont, former DeMatha standout and University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) junior...

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