BALTIMORE - Bowie State University quarterback Amir Hall was recently selected as the BOXTOROW Offensive Player of the Year.
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Hall, a Riverdale Baptist grad and a Bowie native, did a little bit of everything in helping Bowie State make it to postseason play. He finished the season throwing for 3,519 yards and accounted for 41 touchdowns. He also threw for at least 300 yards in a game seven times and surpassed 400 yards twice.
Hall completed 65 percent of his passes and threw only four interceptions. He also helped the team by running for 406 yards and eight touchdowns.
Hall also finished in fifth place in the voting for the Harlon Hill Trophy, given to the Division II College Football Player of the year. He finished with 12 first-place votes.
Bowie State freshman
wins CIAA award
Bowie State University basketball player Keith Duffin, Jr. was picked as the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Rookie of the Week.
He came off the bench to average 11.5 points-per-game and shot 50 percent from the field (7-for-14).
His most significant game came at home when the Bulldogs beat the University of D.C. In that contest, he finished with a double-double of 19 as Bowie State recorded an 89-83 victory.
PGCC men’s basketball
wins 10th game
The Prince George’s Community College men’s basketball team topped the Community College of Allegheny (CCAC) 65-53 in an NJCAA Division III Region XX home game last Saturday.
Kennith Ford led the way with 12 points, which topped the Owls in the win. He made five of seven shots from the floor plus two of three free throws.
In addition, he pitched in with three steals, two assists, and two rebounds.
The Owls got help from several other players as they improved to 10-4 on the season. Gus Stone finished with 11 points and seven rebounds to go along with three assists, while teammate Darren Rivers came close to a double-double. He ended up with nine points (a career best) and 10 rebounds.
Laurel native Paul Golder added nine points, seven rebounds, and three assists.
That was the Owls’ last home game of 2017. They don’t play at home again until Jan. 10 when Baltimore City Community College comes to town.