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  • 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...
  • Sudden-death nature of NCAA tournament does not rattle Towson

    Sudden-death nature of NCAA tournament does not rattle Towson
    The 16 teams that qualified for the NCAA tournament are fully aware of the one-and-done nature of the postseason. One bad game – heck, one bad quarter – may be enough to send a contender home to begin the offseason. The single-elimination...
  • NCAA women's roundup: Fernandez, Cyr help Penn St. top Canisius, 14-13

    Molly Fernandez (McDonogh) scored her 100th career goal and Mackenzie Cyr (Winters Mill) recorded a team-high three points as the seventh-seeded Penn State women's lacrosse team edged visiting Canisius, 14-13, in an NCAA Division I tournament first-...
  • 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...
  • 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 struggles from start to finish in 34-7 loss at Penn State

    Navy struggles from start to finish in 34-7 loss at Penn State
    Navy came into Beaver Stadium on Saturday afternoon hoping to add to Penn State's collective misery from the past 10 months. The Midshipmen had designs on keeping the Nittany Lions and their new coach, Bill O'Brien, winless. Hours later, as Navy was...
  • 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...