Maryland Eastern Shore v Longwood game postponed

Courtesy of Maryland Eastern Shore Athletic Communications PRINCESS ANNE, Md. — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s men’s basketball game with Longwood University that was scheduled for Friday, Dec. 31 is being postponed due to positive COVID-19 tests among Eastern Shore Tier 1 personnel. The NCAA classifies Tier 1 personnel as the highest exposure tier and it consists of student-athletes, coaches, athletic trainers and physical therapists, medical staff, equipment staff and officials. The date of the rescheduled game is to be determined. With the postponement, the Hawks will now play their next…

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Maryland Eastern Shore and NFL star Roger Brown passes at 84

Courtesy of Maryland Eastern Shore Athletic Communications PRINCESS ANNE, Md. — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore Department of Athletics mourns the loss of former Maryland State University football and NFL star Roger Brown, who has died at the age of 84. A towering 6-foot-5 and 300 pounds as a player, Brown was a six-time Pro Bowler in the NFL and was a member of the Hawks Hall of Fame (1982), the College Football Hall of Fame (2009), The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame (1997) and the Black College Football Hall…

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UMES hires Jason Crafton as Men’s Basketball Coach

From meacsports.com : PRINCESS ANNE, Md. — Jason Crafton, a young but experienced coach with stints at several levels including most recently the NBA G-League, has been hired to lead the University of Maryland Eastern Shore men’s basketball team. The 16-year-veteran of coaching spent this past season in the NBA ranks as an assistant coach with the Philadelphia 76ers’ G-League affiliate Delaware Blue Coats. Prior to that, he was the head coach at his alma mater, Nyack College from 2012-18. He spent the beginning of his career as an assistant at…

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