A memorial service for former Towson men's basketball coach Terry Truax will be held at noon Sunday in the Potomac Lounge of the University Union on campus.
Terry Truax, the coach who led the Towson men’s basketball team to its only NCAA tournament appearances in 1990 and 1991, died Monday night at Fairfax (Va.) Hospital after suffering a stroke. A resident of Chantilly, Va., Truax was 70.
Though she's 13 years retired, Maryland women's basketball players call her "Coach." At 70, Chris Weller still attends the games and even some workouts of the team she ran for 27 years.
The loss vexed Shyheim Brown. The Maryland wrestler couldn't stop dwelling on it even though the defeat came against a three-time national champion.
Even if the New England Patriots did steal some air from the football, the AFC championship wouldn't be the first game ever played with a deflated pigskin.
The giant spark plug in Johnny Egan's attic is nearly as big as he is. A gift from Bullets fans, the 4-foot trophy depicts the spunky guard's role on Baltimore's NBA team one-half century ago. Then, he'd come off the bench, time after time, to ignite the offense or fire up the defense.
Sometimes, looking back, Daryl Johnson wonders if it truly happened. Did he really lead Morgan State's football team to two undefeated seasons and then play in the pros for the Patriots?
Not one to show emotion, Orioles general manager Hank Peters whooped it up one mid-October day in 1983. That afternoon, Baltimore clinched the World Series with a 5-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. That evening, Peters learned that his first grandson, Christopher, had been born one...