Philadelphia, Penn. – This is known as American’s Game, filled with tradition.
For the 119thtime Army versus Navy took place on the gridiron.
It’s the only game where everyone on the field is a hero.
“The March On” happened a few minutes after 2:30 on Saturday; U.S. Military Academy Cadets and the Midshipmen of Navy marched onto the pristine green playing field. The country’s future military leaders, warriors and brothers and sisters in arms move onto the field in cadence in a manner so precise that it captures the entire crowd’s attention in awe.
For fun and entertainment, the two schools continue a tradition that no other game has when the complete “the prisoner exchange” as seven exchange …
The Morgan State Bears relentlessly pressed their way to a 75-51 victory over the Midshipmen of Navy. The game was tight for the first 8 minutes and then the pressure of Morgan State and some strong offensive rebounding, led to some easy baskets and at the half they had a solid 34-25 lead.
After the half, the Bears continued their full court pressure that continued to lead to easy lay-ups and dunks. The team was extremely balanced in scoring. Tyler Streeter scored 15 pts, David Syfax added 14 pts. and Stanley Davis pitched in with 9 pts. Navy was lead by Hasan Abdullah’s 11 points.
Navy hosts Liberty next Wednesday the 28that home, while Morgan State is home …
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Baltimore, Md. – Fourteen years of football-futility ended Saturday afternoon at M&T Stadium as the Army Black Knights finally beat the Navy Midshipman. Navy still maintains a .568 winning percentage in all competition between the two academies but the pinnacle of competition is football. Navy dominance ended Sat., Dec. 10, 2016 in Baltimore with a 21-17 loss to the “long gray line.”
“I’m just happy for our seniors,” said Army’s Head Coach, Jeff Monken. “The sense of pride that they will have to go on, having beaten Navy, having beaten our biggest rival in their senior year. It’s great for everybody in that locker room. I hope they enjoy it.”
Navy entered the game as the clear favorite, ranked 25…