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  • Men's lacrosse: No. 11 Syracuse takes down No. 3 Notre Dame

    No. 11 Syracuse scored six unanswered goals in the fourth quarter to down No. 3 Notre Dame, 10-4, in the Konica Minolta Big City Classic on Saturday at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. After leading 3-1 at halftime, the Fighting Irish (10-3, 4-2...
  • Women's lacrosse: Franke's 13 saves help No. 13 Princeton beat No. 6 Penn State

    Caroline Franke (Severn) matched a career high of 13 saves to anchor the defense as host No. 13 Princeton defeated No. 6 Penn State, 14-8, at Sherrerd Field at Class of 1952 Stadium. Offensively, Sam Ellis had a career game with four goals and two...
  • Notebook: Gilman grad Holman wins top honor in ACC

    Notebook: Gilman grad Holman wins top honor in ACC
    North Carolina senior attackman Marcus Holman (Gilman) was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Offensive Player of the Year, the conference announced Tuesday. Holman is the 11th Tar Heel to earn ACC Player of the Year honors. He was chosen as the ACC...
  • In new Big Ten, Penn State football expects to grow more comfortable in Maryland

    In new Big Ten, Penn State football expects to grow more comfortable in Maryland
    Penn State has had a run of the neighborhood for as long as anyone can remember, from its years as the most successful independent Division I-A football program on the East Coast and a national power, to a little more than the past two decades in the...
  • Drexel loss to Towson means one domino falls for Johns Hopkins

    Drexel loss to Towson means one domino falls for Johns Hopkins
    Towson’s 11-8 upset of No. 15 Drexel in one semifinal of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament Wednesday evening means the Tigers will meet No. 9 Penn State in the title game on Friday and get a chance to seize the automatic qualifier to...
  • Navy wide receiver Shawn Lynch standing out in his return to offense

    Navy wide receiver Shawn Lynch standing out in his return to offense
    The life of a Navy football player usually reflects the regimented daily grind of a typical midshipman. There is one major difference: on the field, the route taken by many of Ken Niumatalolo's players is not always like an early morning march, a ramrod...
  • Roundup: McCarty leads Towson men past No. 15 Drexel in CAAs

    Roundup: McCarty leads Towson men past No. 15 Drexel in CAAs
    Ben McCarty (South Carroll) scored a career-best six goals to lead Towson to an 11-8 victory over Drexel in a Colonial Athletic Association men's lacrosse semifinal Wednesday night at the Penn State Lacrosse Field. The Tigers (9-7) face the host, top-...
  • Towson one win away from accomplishing two goals

    Towson one win away from accomplishing two goals
    Wednesday’s 11-8 upset of No. 15 Drexel in a Colonial Athletic Association tournament semifinal put Towson one game away from achieving a pair of preseason objectives. If the Tigers (9-7) can knock off No. 9 Penn State (12-3) Friday in...
  • Roundup: UMBC men upset Hartford, 15-13, in America East semi

    Roundup: UMBC men upset Hartford, 15-13, in America East semi
    Joe Lustgarten scored the final two goals, including the game-winner with 55seconds left and an insurance goal 21seconds later, to cap a 6-0 run as the third-seeded UMBC men's lacrosse team upset second-seeded Hartford, 15-13, in an America East...
  • Terps Trio: Point guards, Big Ten football rivals and Will Ulmer

    Terps Trio: Point guards, Big Ten football rivals and Will Ulmer
    Baltimore Sun reporters Jeff Barker and Don Markus and editor Matt Bracken weigh in on the three biggest topics of the past week in Maryland sports. Is Maryland better off developing Roddy Peters and Seth Allen as its point guards rather than bringing...
  • Good news for Towson might spell bad news for Johns Hopkins

    Good news for Towson might spell bad news for Johns Hopkins
    In just a few hours, No. 13 Johns Hopkins will take the field at Michie Stadium in West Point, N.Y., for its regular-season finale against Army. But the Blue Jays’ bid for an appearance in its 42nd consecutive NCAA tournament  suffered a blow via...
  • Navy needs 'to play perfect' to win at Penn State

    Navy needs 'to play perfect' to win at Penn State
    Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo said that his Midshipmen played near-perfect games to beat Notre Dame in 2009 and 2010, and came close to nirvana again before losing last season to nationally ranked South Carolina on the road. To get its first win of the...