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Terps, Hopkins about to turn up the volume again in lacrosse
Terps, Hopkins about to turn up the volume again in lacrosse

You could pen a thick book about the traditions and history of the Maryland and Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse teams, including colorful characters like Henry Ciccarone and Frank Urso, hard-fought games, respect, mutual disdain and a nasty bench-clearing brawl in 1977. They've met 110 times, including NCAA championship games in 1973, 1974 and 1979. They've staged tension-filled playoff games throughout the last four decades. For sports fans in Maryland, the rivalry is bigger than that rich history. It's a harbinger of spring, like the Orioles and the Preakness. In 1987, over 19,000 fans at Byrd Stadium watched an undefeated Terps team led by Jimmy Beardmore, Tom...

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