Digest (June 9): Seth Goldberg named AD, boys basketball coach at John Carroll

From Sun staff and news services

John Carroll has named Seth Goldberg athletic director and boys basketball coach, effective July 1. Goldberg has coached St. Paul's since 2006, reaching postseason play for 11 consecutive years. He also has been a physical education teacher and coach of the middle school baseball, soccer and football teams at St. Paul's. Previously, Goldberg held assistant coach positions with McDaniel, Cardinal Gibbons and Bishop O'Connell High in Arlington, Va. A New Jersey native, he attended Ithaca College and lives in Stewartstown, Pa.

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Bears add Woods, ex-Terps McDonogh standout

The Chicago Bears signed former Maryland and McDonogh standout Josh Woods after he took part in a three-day minicamp. Woods, who started at safety last year, will reportedly be switched to linebacker. Woods, 6 feet 1, 204 pounds, earned the attention of NFL teams last season, when in 10 games (nine starts) he had 62 tackles, 4½ tackles for loss, four pass breakups, two interceptions and a forced fumble.

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Boxing: Shabazz Brotherz Boxing is returning to Martin's West on June 29 with a card that features the sons of Hasim Rahman and his younger brother. Hasim Rahman is the former lLineal, WBC , IBO, and IBF heavyweight champion and his son Hasim Rahman Jr. (4-0) is a heavyweight contender. Sharif "C3" Rahman (2-0), the younger son of Hasim Rahman, will be returning to the ring after a TKO win in September 2017. Mushin "The Spartan" Cason (1-0), younger brother of Hasim Rahman, made his professional debut as a cruiserweight last month. Also returning to the ring is Baltimore native Tyrieshia "Lady Tyga" Douglas (13-1), the IBA bantamweight, UBF World Female super flyweight, UBF flyweight and UBF bantamweight champion. Her opponent is Helen Joseph (15-3-1) from Nigeria. As a special feature bout, Junior Olympics gold medalist Lorenzo "Truck" Simpson will step into the ring against Maurice Winslow. Simpson, 18, is the winner of six Ringside Boxing National Silver Gloves championships and the nephew of Hasim Rahman. Martin's West is at 6817 Dogwood Road in Windsor Mill. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and fights begin at 6 p.m. To purchase tickets call 443-377-2505 or 443-825-6342.

Women's college basketball: Mount St. Mary's announced the addition of six players as part of this year's recruiting class: Taylor Addison (Howard High, Gaithersburg), Kendall Bresee (Frederick), Maqui Carrillo Ade (Rockville), Delaney Connors (West Hartford, Conn.), Michaela Harrison (Cleveland) and Alexis Wooden (Binghamton, N.Y.).

Women's college lacrosse: Heidi Pearce is stepping down as the coach at Washington College to accept an administrative position at her alma mater, St. Andrew's, in Middletown, Del. Pearce will be the girls athletic director as well as a college counselor and admissions representative.

Major League Soccer: D.C. United announced time changes to five matches at Audi Field. Kickoff has been moved to 8 p.m. for the opener against the Vancouver Whitecaps on July 14. Games against the New York Red Bulls (July 25), Colorado Rapids (July 28), Portland Timbers (Aug. 15) and Philadelphia Union (Aug. 29) have also moved to 8 p.m.

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