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MC Basketball Games End With Wins for Raptors

Montgomery College Raptors' Mascot

Brandan Buckner, Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

The Raptors have ended the season with a 20-8 with their final home game on Feb. 25 at 7:30 PM against Howard Community College men to conclude the regular season.

Lady Raptors Scrape by with Gritty Win in Home Opener.

Jordan Odom, point guard, driving to the lane.

Binyam Ephrem, Senior Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

"We just got to do better and I trust that we will get better and pull through,” said Coach Gasque.

Raptors Rout Rowan College Men’s Team in Home Opener

 #2 Tyran Crawford, shooting guard, going up for an easy layup over #2 Aaron Castro, point guard.

Binyam Ephrem, Senior Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

The Montgomery College Raptors are now 5-0 and are heading into the weekend tip off classic with games against Cape Fear Community College on November 16 and Mercyhurst NE on November 17. 

Lightning delay strikes twice in Boyd as Men’s team beats Hagerstown Hawks

Joe Kitengie (21, Starting Forward player) lifting his arm up just before the game starts

Binyam Ephrem, Staff Writer

September 21, 2019

The Raptors scored 3 more goals to secure their victory.

Lady Raptors’ Third Straight Win after Hagerstown Shellacking

Lady Raptors Soccer Game

Binyam Ephrem, Staff Writer

September 21, 2019

With this victory, Montgomery College was able to go over .500 for the first time in the season.

MC Basketball Men’s and Women’s so far

MC Basketball Men's and Women's so far

Jake Brown, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

  Both men’s and women’s basketball teams at MC have had fantastic seasons so far. The men's team is coached by Keith Byrd, with assistant coaches Elliot Hedley, Jamaal Wise and Matt Parker. They’ve coached their players to a 13-5 record with an outstanding 11-2 home record and 81.7...

MC Basketball prepares for weekend game against Cecil College

MC Basketball prepares for weekend game against Cecil College

Jake Brown, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

Both men’s and women’s basketball teams at MC have had fantastic seasons so far. The men's team is coached by Keith Byrd, with assistant coaches Elliot Hedley, Jamaal Wise and Matt Parker. They’ve coached their players to a 13-5 record with an outstanding 11-2 home record and 81.7 points per game. One...

Men’s Soccer Looking to Go All the Way With a Fresh Team

Men's Soccer Looking to Go All the Way With a Fresh Team

Salim Addrey, Editor

September 12, 2017

The men's soccer coaching staff had tough decisions to make at tryouts this past summer given that it had the largest turnout in recent years. With over 80 athletes competing for a spot on the roster, the selections were not taken lightly. "We definitely have a lot to prove this year," said hea...

Raptors Walk-Off Win vs Allegany College of Maryland

Josh Tejada catching the pass to get his opponent out

Casey Collins, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017

The Montgomery College Raptors baseball team beat Allegany College of Maryland with a walk-off, no-hit seventh inning on Thursday March 30 during the first game of a double-header. Down 2-6, going in to the bottom of the 7th (college baseball only goes seven innings), it looked as though the Ra...

Aspirations for Men’s Soccer Team

Men's soccer, Montgomery Advocate file photo

Priscille Diwa, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017

New season, new expectations, and new approaches. The season that starts this August has begun practice in the spring. The men's soccer team has an optimistic future ahead of them; every year there's a new batch of players that try out and contribute their talents to the team. Last season, they finished...

Defending Champs Fall in the First Round of MDJUCO Tournament

Shekinah Mondoua shoots a jumper under pressure - Photo courtesy of Montgomery College Athletics website

Casey Collins

March 9, 2017

The Montgomery College Men’s Basketball team was set to defend their Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference Championship title until they lost Friday, Feb. 17 in the first round to Community College of Baltimore County Catonsville 89-79 at Chesapeake College. The Catonsville Cardinals took advantage...

Raptors Basketball Seek To Finish Strong

Image provided by Montgomery College Athletics webpage

Salim Addrey

January 30, 2017

With the winter sports season coming to a close, both the men's and women's basketball teams are aiming to continue their dominance in the region and use it to have a successful post-season. The teams both won their games against the men’s and women’s teams of Brookdale Community College at the...

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