Morgan State has added Kyson Rawls, a Delaware prep player of the year, to its recruiting class. Rawls, who signed a letter of commitment, plans to suit up for the Bears this fall. Morgan coach Todd Bozeman announced the addition of the St. Georges Tech High School point guard Thursday. Rawls completed his senior season at St. Georges by being named the 2016-17 Gatorade Delaware Boys Basketball Player of the Year. The 6-foot-1 native of New Castle, Del., averaged 21.5 points, 5.5 assists, 4.6 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game as St. Georges went 19-5 and reached the semifinals of the DIAA tournament.
Shimmering Aspen prepsfor Black-Eyed Susan
Hillwood Stables' 3-year-old filly Shimmering Aspen breezed six furlongs Thursday morning at Pimlico Race Course for a likely start in the $250,000 Black-Eyed Susan (G2) on May 19. Jockey Steve Hamilton was aboard for the work, which went in 1:15 over a fast main track. Laurel Park-based trainer Rodney Jenkins said Shimmering Aspen, an impressive winner of her last three starts, galloped out seven furlongs in 1:27 and a mile in 1:43. Jenkins and Hillwood's Ellen Charles, whose mother bred and raced horses in Maryland and father was a steward at Maryland tracks for many years, were at Pimlico to watch the work. Among the horses expected to run in the Black-Eyed Susan are a pair from Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Todd Pletcher, maiden winner Moana and Lights of Medina, who earned an automatic berth with her victory in the Weber City Miss on April 22; Grade 2-placed Summer Luck and Torrent, most recently fourth in the Fantasy (G3) on April 14.
Pimlico racing: Eclipse Award-winning jockey Victor Carrasco, riding for the first time since an April 2 spill at Laurel Park, won with his first mount back as racing returned to Pimlico Race Course on Thursday. The 12-day Preakness Meet at Pimlico runs Thursday to Sunday through May 29.
Navy women's lacrosseplayers earn weekly honors
Freshman attacker Kelly Larkin earned Inside Lacrosse Women's Rookie of the Week accolades, while Jenna Collins (River Hill) earned Naval Academy Athletic Association Athlete of the Week honors.
College tennis: Johns Hopkins' Dave Woodring was named the Centennial Conference women's coach of the year. Sophomore Kimberly Zou and freshman Sophia Strickland earned first team all-conference honors for singles and second team honors for doubles.
College baseball: Maryland's game with Northwestern today has been moved to 2 p.m. from its originally scheduled time of 6:30 p.m. The game will still be streamed live on BTN Plus.
— From Sun staff and news services
Golf: Baltimore Municipal Golf Corporation will offer women a chance at a free round of golf on Mother's Day at each of the Baltimore's Classic Five Golf Courses: Pine Ridge, Mount Pleasant, Forest Park, Clifton Park and Carroll Park. Women who tee off after noon on Sunday, if they are accompanied by a full paying playing partner at any of the Classic Five Golf Courses, will play for free. For information on Baltimore's Classic Five Golf Course, go to visit www.classic5golf.com.
Women's pro basketball: Monumental Sports Network, a direct-to-fan digital sports platform, will kick off a season of coverage of the 20th season of the Washington Mystics, starting with the season-opener at the Verizon Center on Sundayat 3 p.m. The Network will broadcast 30 live Mystics game, including 15 home games, in addition to unique content and all-access programming. Fans can sign up for a free 3-month trial by visiting GetMonumental.com.