Rabil to host fundraiser for schools Thursday night
The Paul Rabil Foundation's Holiday Magic event will be held Thursday night at Sammy's Trattoria, 1200 N. Charles St., Baltimore. Proceeds from this year's event will go toward 12 micro-grant scholarships to children in need to attend the Lab School in Baltimore and Washington, as well as the Jemicy School in Baltimore County. The event, which is limited to 200 guests, will be held from 7 p.m. to midnight. Black tie optional. The event will feature a casino lounge, live music from Frank and the Pack, top-shelf bar, live and silent auctions and dancing. General admission tickets are $125, and patron-level tickets are $300. Those who purchase a patron ticket will have access to a VIP party at 6 p.m. This will include a private cocktail hour, an item signed by Rabil and a private party picture opportunity with the four-time Johns Hopkins All-American. The patron party is limited to 40 people. For tickets and more information, go to paulrabilfoundation.org/#holidaymodule.
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Catonsville girls hoops event to benefit cancer research
The Catonsville girls will host Seton Keough and Mount St. Joseph on Dec. 21 in the Merritt Properties Catonsville Cup to benefit The Kropfelder Foundation for Melanoma Education and Research. Comets coach Mike Mohler was friends since high school with David Kropfelder, who died of melanoma in 2003. Kropfelder was a three-sport athlete at Mount St. Joseph and is in the Gaels Hall of Fame. The Catonsville girls junior varsity will play Seton Keough at noon, the Catonsville boys will play No. 1 Mount St. Joseph at 2 p.m. and the No. 12 Comets girls will meet No. 13 Seton Keough at 4.
Women's college basketball: Led by All-Tournament team selection Tracey Carrington's 17 points, visiting Morgan State (1-6) made a late run but lost, 63-53, at Brown (5-4) in the Brown Classic. The Bears opened the second half on a 12-4 run to open up their lead to 23 points.
Minor league basketball: The Bay Area Shuckers game at the Metro All-Stars scheduled for Sunday was postponed because of snow and rescheduled for March 23 at 1 p.m.
Men's college lacrosse: Washington College is ranked No. 10 in Division III in Inside Lacrosse's Face-Off Yearbook, and three Shoremen — junior midfielder and faceoff specialist Michael Trapp, senior midfielder Hunter Nowicki (Franklin), and senior defenseman Casey McKnight — were named preseason All-Americans on the first team, second team and honorable mention, respectively.
College rugby: Salisbury was unable to defend its spring Division II championship, losing to Minnesota-Duluth, 31-7, at Furman in Greenville, S.C. Sunday's fall championship game was a rematch of the spring title game, but this time Minnesota-Duluth had the upper hand throughout. Salisbury advanced to the final with a 39-36 win over James Madison on Saturday.
Triathlon: TriColumbia will open registration for the Columbia Triathlon & Aquabike and the Rocky Gap Triathlon & Aquabike on Thursday (Dec. 12) at 9a.m. The Columbia Triathlon & Aquabike will take place May 18 at Centennial Park in Columbia, and the Rocky Gap Triathlon & Aquabike will be May 31 at Rocky Gap State Park in Flintstone. For information, go to TriColumbia.org.
—From Sun staff and news services