Maryland men's lacrosse coach Dave Cottle on the sideline in 2002.
Maryland men's lacrosse coach Dave Cottle on the sideline in 2002. (Elizabeth Malby /)

Feb. 23, 2002: In Dave Cottle's debut as the team's men's lacrosse coach, Maryland defeats Hobart, 13-6, in College Park. Cottle, former coach at Loyola College, will lead the Terps for nine years and make eight appearances (but win no championships) in the NCAA tournament.

Feb. 25, 1984: Loyola College plays its final men's basketball game in tiny Evergreen Gym, defeating Siena, 82-62, before a standing-room-only crowd of more than 1,250. After 58 years, the Greyhounds move to the new 3,000-seat Lefty Reitz Arena.


Feb. 25, 1978: Winning seven of 12 weight classes, Mount Saint Joseph wins its third straight Maryland Scholastic Association wrestling tournament. But the outstanding wrestler award goes to Derrick Campbell, a 187-pound student from Walbrook, who pins all his opponents.

Feb. 22, 1973: John Patzschke, a Prep All-American, leads Loyola to victory in the MSA swimming and diving championships. Patzschke, a senior, sets two MSA records in winning the 50-yard and 400-yard freestyle events and anchoring the Dons' 200-yard medley relay win.

Feb. 22, 1969: Goalie Andy Brown makes 44 saves in the Clippers' 4-0 shutout of the Kings in Springfield. Sandy McGregor scores two goals for Baltimore (24-24-6) in the American Hockey League game.

Feb. 19, 1965: Incensed with a referee's call during an NBA game at the Civic Center, Bullets coach Buddy Jeannette overturns the team bench. Then, charged with a technical foul, Jeannette "tucked the bench under his arm like he was carrying a a football and raced right after his whistle-tooting adversary," The Sun reports. Jeannette is ejected. The Los Angeles Lakers win, 119-111.

Feb. 21, 1954: The first Oriole to arrive in spring training in Yuma, Ariz., for Baltimore's new American League team is pitcher Bob Turley. "Bullet" Bob will lead the league in strikeouts and walks in 1954 before being traded to the New York Yankees.

Feb. 23, 1929: Duke Allen scores a basket from near midcourt at game's end to give Maryland a 19-18 victory over Johns Hopkins at Carlin's Park.


Feb. 22, 1929: Ryne Duren, a hard-throwing relief pitcher with poor eyesight and erratic control who broke into the majors with the Orioles in 1954. He went on to help the New York Yankees reach two World Series and be a three-time All-Star. Duren died in 2011.


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