Bowie State Women Head Back to NCAA Women’s Tournament

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] For the second consecutive season the women of Bowie State will extend the basketball season by making the NCAA Division II Tournament.  The Lady Bulldogs, who were upset in...

DMV HBCU Report

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] By the time the CIAA Tournament shifted from the preliminary rounds at the Bojangles Center to the Spectrum Center it had already ended for Bowie State.  The Bulldogs and...

Watkins Award Honors Nation’s Top Black HS Players

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] For 30 years the National Alliance of African American Athletes has created a movement amongst young high school football talent who buy into being a part of the legacy...

DMV HBCU Report: Howard Peaks at the Right Time Ending the Regular Season

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] As the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference basketball season prepares for next week’s tournament in Norfolk, VA, it could be time for one of the most enigmatic teams in Division I...

UMD Community Comes Together for McNair Foundation Fundraiser

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] As the University of Maryland (UMD) prepares for its first spring football practice since the passing of Jordan McNair, the students in College Park continued to honor their fallen...

CIAA Tournament Opens Postseason March For BSU as HU Streaks on Road

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The madness of college basketball’s postseason begins with the CIAA’s penultimate tournament in Charlotte with Bowie State right in the middle of it.  However, when it comes to...

DuVal Football Coach Suspended Facing Investigation

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer,  [email protected] A tough stretch for Prince George’s County school administrators continued as a prominent athletic coach finds himself on the sidelines.  DuVal High School varsity football coach Tarrell Lockwood, who...

Hogan Punts on Maryland Bid to Keep D.C.’s NFL Team in MD

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has punted on his hopes to keep Washington D.C.’s NFL franchise in Prince George’s County.  The governor at least temporarily ended conversations with the team about...

DMV HBCU Report: Howard Looks For Answers As BSU March Toward CIAA Tourney

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] With two weeks left in the regular season, teams are hoping to peak and ride the momentum into the conference tournaments that will set them up for a potential...

DMV HBCU Report

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Sometimes there’s a change in scenery or the need for something other than home cooking that can be a swing moment in the fortune of a school’s season. ...

Morgan Hires Wheatley But Is It For the Long Term

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] When announcing former NFL running back Tyrone Wheatley as their new head football coach, Morgan State pushed all the chips into the center of the table.  Great poker players...

Aqua Volleyball Open Play Launches Goombay’s Spring Season

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Goombay, the recreational, outdoor adventure and team sports company which targets urban professionals who feel the need to scratch their competitive itch, is headed back to the future.  The...

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