Jackson Leads Surging Ravens to 22-10 Victory Over Chargers

By JOE REEDY, AP Sports Writer CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Just like that, the Baltimore Ravens have gone from a midseason swoon to the brink of their first playoff trip in four years. The resurgent Ravens...

DMV HBCU Report: Hall Rallies Bulldogs to Beat WSSU in Last Minute Thriller

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO There are moments that define an entire season and players are defined in it. On the road to a championship there are often games that are won that...

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...

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...

DMV HBCU Report: Defensive Woes Derail Teams In Conference Defeats

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO The common theme that binds Howard, Morgan State, and Bowie State is there’s no D being played in DMV when it matters most. Defense cost all three, leaving...

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,...

BSU QB Streaking, Bears Lose Again, Florence Cancels HU

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO The trends continued last weekend for the DMV’s three HBCU football programs although one earned an unintended respite.  Bowie State beat a Division II team for the second...

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...

Povich Sports Symposium Addresses Race and Sports Issues

By MARK F. GRAY, Staff Writer, [email protected] Sports and race are constantly intersecting on all media platforms with athletes expressing their political and social views against the backdrop of patriotism. From the “shut up and dribble” comments...

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...

Money Games Mean Big Losses as Bowie St. Salvages Weekend

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Howard and Morgan got big checks and paid with blowout road losses to FBS Division I opponents while Bowie State got back on track with a big win...

Maryland Wins Over Texas As Terps Play for McNair’s Honor

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO A rainbow covered the skies following the game-stopping thunderstorms signaling a smile from the heavens, when Maryland and Texas returned to play after an unexpected weather delay in...
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