Riverdale Baptist Wins Another Baseball Championship

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] For as much success as the Riverdale Baptist high school baseball program has enjoyed over the past 40 years, this year’s championship may have been its most...

Bowie HS Lacrosse Falls in MD State 4-A Semifinlals

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Despite its perception as a suburban sport played mostly by White athletes, Black players and teams are finding more than just a niche in lacrosse.  In Prince...

Graves Blends Teams At Riverdale Baptist

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] In an alternate universe, Riverdale Baptist first-year baseball coach Aaron “Hercules” Graves has made a name for himself mixing beats as a national satellite radio host.  But now as the...

BSU Men Finish Fourth in CIAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] In the annual St. Augustine’s invitational meet that is known as the CIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, things held true to form on the men’s side as...

Blakeney Comes To Lead Bison Basketball Fortunes

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] In an attempt to keep the momentum of a basketball program that appears to be a contender in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, Howard University has turned to a blue blood with...

Golden Gloves Team Set For Nationals with HOF Manager

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Ten young fighters with dreams of becoming world champions took a giant step forward at Rosecroft Raceway in Oxon Hill.  The main hall of the harness racing track was...

Morgan State Football Player Drafted and Lands New Basketball Coach

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] A big week for Morgan State athletics reached a high water mark during the NFL Draft and on the college basketball sidelines.  Offensive lineman Joshua Miles was drafted in...

Morgan Coaching Job Still Open and Attractive

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] One of the nation’s top recruiters on Mark Turgeon’s bench was one of the first interviews for the Morgan State basketball job, sources tell the AFRO.  University of Maryland...

Former Riverdale Baptist Stars Leads Baylor To National Title

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Former Riverdale Baptist star Chloe Jackson made a shot for the ages and established her place in women’s college basketball history as the Baylor University defeated Notre Dame on April...

Pro Day Gives Hall One Last Time to Shine At Bowie State

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Bowie State’s pro day on March 27 was more than just a chance for their seniors to work out before a group of football scouts.  It was a time...

Lady Bulldogs Win CIAA Bowling Title for Eighth Time in 10 Years

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Bowie State University women's bowling dynasty under head coach Andrew Campbell continued as they won their fifth straight CIAA Championship defeating Fayetteville State University 4-2. The win also marks...

Bison Basketball Season Ends

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Despite nearly a triple double performance from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Year R.J. Cole, Howard’s season ended with an 81-72 loss at Coastal Carolina in the first...

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