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  • Terps earn highest seed among 4 Md. women's teams

    Terps earn highest seed among 4 Md. women's teams
    Before Sunday night's NCAA Division I women's lacrosse tournament brackets were announced, Maryland appeared headed for a top-four seed, but the dominoes had to fall just right for Loyola and Towson to earn their first-round home games. Navy will take...
  • Penn State left with questions about being left out of NCAA tournament

    Penn State left with questions about being left out of NCAA tournament
    Straight from the “What else is new” department, Penn State was severely disappointed by the selection committee’s decision to exclude the Nittany Lions from the 16-team NCAA tournament, which was unveiled late Sunday night. And 12...
  • The week ahead for state lacrosse teams

    MEN No. 1 seed Loyola (14-1) Coming up: Vs. Canisius, Saturday, 5 p.m. Comment: This will be the first meeting between the Greyhounds and the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference champion Golden Griffins (6-7). Junior attackman Mike Sawyer is the first...
  • Penn State beats Towson in first round of NCAA tournament

    Penn State women's lacrosse coach Missy Doherty enjoyed her first trip back to Towson since leaving the Tigers two years ago to take over the Nittany Lions' program. The Tigers didn't enjoy the visit so much. From the fourth minute of Saturday's game,...
  • Women's lax roundup: No. 1 Florida defeats Penn State, 15-2

    NCAA semifinal No. 1 Florida vs. No. 4 Syracuse Friday, 5:30 p.m. At Stony Brook, N.Y. No. 1 Florida advanced to its first NCAA semifinal after topping Penn State, 15-2, at Dizney Stadium on Saturday. "It's a tremendous accomplishment, one I'm...
  • Could stiff penalties against Penn State help Maryland football program?

    Could stiff penalties against Penn State help Maryland football program?
    The NCAA is expected to announce signficant penalties against the Penn State football program Monday in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal. Several reports suggest that the Nittany Lions won’t become the second program to be...
  • For Harford's Penn State alums, the agony of a scandal and its aftermath

    For Harford's Penn State alums, the agony of a scandal and its aftermath
    Warren Hartenstine, a Havre de Grace resident who was a member of former Penn State head coach Joe Paterno's first varsity team in 1966, personally knows all the principals in the Jerry Sandusky sex scandal that led to unprecedented NCAA sanctions being...
  • Five Penn State players from Baltimore considering options after NCAA sanctions

    Five Penn State players from Baltimore considering options after NCAA sanctions
    Penn State has enjoyed a fertile recruiting pipeline into Maryland high school programs during the past decade, and the most recent classes have been no different. But now, the future is unclear for several players from Baltimore who have made State...
  • Williams turned Terps basketball around after sanctions

    Williams turned Terps basketball around after sanctions
    Former Maryland basketball coach Gary Williams can relate to what Penn State football coach Bill O'Brien will likely experience in the aftermath of the sanctions on the Nittany Lions announced Monday by NCAA president Mark Emmert. Williams came to...
  • Terps' sanctions were different, but Gary Williams can relate to Penn State's Bill O'Brien

    Terps' sanctions were different, but Gary Williams can relate to Penn State's Bill O'Brien
    In the spring of 1989, an up-and-coming Division I basketball coach returned to his alma mater, leaving a prestigious job and a burgeoning national reputation behind. The coach was aware that his new program was about to be sanctioned by the NCAA for...
  • NCAA sends wrong message with Penn State sanctions

    NCAA sends wrong message with Penn State sanctions
    Penn State deserved to be punished. There is no questioning that. But the NCAA’s unprecedented sanctioning of the football team – doled out by president Mark Emmert himself – solves nothing. If anything, it reinforces the wrong message:...
  • Maryland women top Duke, 12-3, in ACC semis

    Alex Aust had seven points on four assists and three goals to lead No. 3 seed Maryland past No. 2 Duke, 12-3, in the semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference women's lacrosse championship Saturday. The Terrapins (15-3) held the Blue Devils (10-6) to a...