1:20 AM EDT, August 26, 2013
Rookie Boston second — his best ARCA finish
Baltimore native Justin Boston placed second in the Herr's Live Life With Flavor 200 on Sunday in Oregon, Wis., the best finish this season for the ARCA Racing Series rookie. His Venturini Motorsports teammate, Kyle Benjamin, 15, became the youngest winner in the series. Boston has finished in the top 10 in 11 of the past 12 ARCA races, and he entered the Sunday ranked third in the points standings. "It was good," Boston said of his car. "I wish a caution would have come out so I could have got up there and gave Kyle a battle. He earned that win, though, with only taking on those two tires early. He drove the heck out of it today."
3 years later, OT Mazyck again decides to join Terps
Maryland's latest commitment will be a familiar name to Terps football recruiting followers. Larry Mazyck, a 6-foot-7, 340-pound offensive tackle, committed to Maryland in March 2010 but didn't end up in College Park. After stops at Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy, New Mexico and now Iowa Western Community College, Mazyck has decided on the Terps again. According to multiple media reports, Mazyck pledged to the Terps Sunday. Terrapin Times first reported the news. Mazyck graduated from Friendship Collegiate in Washington in 2011 and took a prep year at Fork Union for academic reasons. In January 2011, Maryland and Mazyck parted ways. Mazyck ended up at New Mexico with Mike Locksley, now Maryland's offensive coordinator, and played as a true freshman in 2011. He resurfaced at Iowa Western, where current Terps and former Lobos Deon Long and Ricardo Young also spent time. Mayzck, who will have two years of eligibility remaining, joins a 2014 recruiting class that has commitments from two other offensive linemen in McDonogh's Jared Cohen and Brendan Moore from Texas.
Women's soccer: Lilly Rydon had an assist three minutes into the second half and a goal eight minutes later, as visiting UMBC (1-1) earned its first win since Aug. 31 with a 2-1 win against American (0-2), ending a six-game skid against the Eagles. ... Emily Banes had five points to lead host Towson (1-1) to a 3-0 victory over Iona (0-2). ... Host Navy (1-1) got goals from Morgan Dankanich, Kaylie Davidson, Courtney Mason and Cat Macklin in a 5-0 rout of the Citadel (0-2). ... Mount St. Mary's (1-1) lost, 2-0, to visiting Bucknell (2-0) despite four shots taken by Alicia Mirando. ... Jason Muffoletto improved his career coaching record at Harford Community College to 100-44-11 with a 3-2 victory over CC of Rhode Island in the Fighting Owls' home opener.
Apprentice jockey Toledo wins four races at state fair
Apprentice Jevian Toledo rode four winners on Sunday's nine-race card at Timonium. Toledo, who turned 19 last week, won his first lifetime race Jan. 1 in his native Puerto Rico. Sunday, he picked up a mount in the second race and won with Start the Party ($11). He won the fourth race with Finally Free ($11) for trainer King Leatherbury and won again for Leatherbury in the fifth with Baku ($7.20). Two races later, Toledo steered No Conflict ($20.40) to victory for trainer Hubert Cave. Racing continues at the Maryland State Fair today with a first post of 1:05 p.m.
NFL: The Chicago Bears released former Ravens safety Tom Zbikowski, who started 11 games last season for the Indianapolis Colts. Three other former Maryland players were cut: running back Davin Meggett by the Colts, wide receiver Isaiah Williams by the Raiders and offensive tackle Bruce Campbell by the Panthers.
Track and field: Johns Hopkins' Hannah Oneda, a Winters Mill graduate, finished fourth in the final of the women's 5,000 meters at the Pan American Junior Championships in Colombia on Saturday with a time of 18 minutes, 24.04 seconds. Oneda made a move late, but couldn't hold off three competitors, including gold medalist Hetaria Palacios of Peru. Navy's Jay Stell placed 12th in the javelin with a best throw of 58.56 meters (192 feet, 1 inch). McDonogh graduate Autumne Franklin did not finish in the semifinals of the 400-meter hurdles Sunday.
Major League Soccer: A goal in the 10th minute by D.C. United captain Dwayne De Rosario was canceled out in the 60th by a score from Toronto FC's Bobby Convey, as the bottom two teams in the Eastern Conference battled to a 1-1 draw Saturday at RFK Stadium in Washington. United is 3-17-5 and Toronto 4-12-9.
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