Sports

Habeeb Baba, number 6, poses with some team members during practice. (Sam Robertson / McDaniel Free Press).

Habeeb Baba: driven on and off the field

If there’s one word to describe McDaniel College football player Habeeb Baba, it’s “contagious.” Just a sophomore, Baba has already established himself as a leader on and off the field…





Will Giles with teammates from the men's tennis team. | Photo courtesy of Erin Giles

Will Giles named interim tennis head coach

After former Head Tennis Coach Jason Clark stepped down from coaching before the beginning of the spring season, Graduate Assistant Coach Will Giles was appointed as the interim head coach.  As a former player for…


Nicolai Myers and Miles Taylor at NEVERsate in Westminster, Md. (Gunnar Ward / McDaniel Free Press).

Lifting the world

Carroll County’s Miles Taylor exploded in popularity as a star in the world of sports earlier this month after a video was posted on Instagram of the lifter lifting two…





The women's soccer team takes the ECAC championship. (Gunnar Ward / McDaniel Free Press)

Women’s soccer crowned ECAC champions

McDaniel women’s soccer won the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III Championship after defeating Albright 3-2 at Gill Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Bringing home championship hardware came on the heels…


Freshman Madeline Thompson puts up a three-pointer during Midnight Madness on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. (Gunnar Ward / McDaniel Free Press).

Basketball lines up for an all-in season

The men’s and women’s basketball teams came together to host Midnight Madness on Thursday night. The fun and energetic event kicked off the upcoming season and was an opportunity to…






Cheer coach Amanda Thiell. (Photo courtesy of McDaniel Cheer Team).

Cheer alumna takes head coach position

Amanda Thiell has been named McDaniel’s Cheer Team head coach for the 2018 season. The announcement came after a vacancy in the position following former Head Coach Julia Linko’s departure…


Photo by Olivia Storer.

Athletes attend NCAA leadership workshop

Hannah Ravenscroft, a women’s basketball sophomore, enjoyed learning about her own personal leadership style during a rare meeting of the future leaders from the sophomore class of McDaniel’s sports teams….


Photo courtesy of McDaniel Athletics.

Just shoot it

Swish. Swish. Swish. The crowd roared. People started jumping and screaming as they witnessed something that had not happened since 1991 – even if they weren’t aware of it at…