Columbia's Levasseur wins Crossroads 17.75K
Keith Levasseur, 33, of Columbia finished first in the Crossroads 17.75K on Saturday in Prince William County, Va., completing the race in 1 hour, 5minutes, 29seconds He was 1 minute, 1 second faster than Marine Maj. Jason Kut. "Crossroads is a fun and tough course, but it's fair … for every up there's a down," Levasseur said after he completed running the hills and valleys through Prince William Forest Park, the location for about seven miles of the course. The race, which covers 11.03 miles, honors the 1775 establishment of the Marine Corps. Grace Tran of Columbia finished first in the 30-34 women's division in 1:26:56.
Media roundtable on Ravens to be held Tuesday
Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards will host a football roundtable discussion about the Ravens on Tuesday from noon to 1:30 p.m. with members of the local sports media. The panel of experts will consist of Ron Fritz (head of sports, The Baltimore Sun); Bruce Cunningham (sports director, Fox 45); Jeremy Conn (co-host of "The Scott Garceau Show," 105.7 The Fan); Nestor Aparicio (owner of WNST); and Mark Viviano (sports director, WJZ-TV) and former Ravens wide receiver and current analyst Qadry Ismail. Tickets are $25 and include lunch, the roundtable program and admission to the galleries at Sports Legends Museum. To order tickets, contact Whitney Edmonds at 410-727-1539, ext. 3033, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Horse racing: Jockey Julian Pimentel earned his 996th, 997th and 998th career victories at Laurel Park, winning aboard Shop Smart, who paid $4.20 in the fourth race, Hail to the Chief ($42-fifth) and True Breeze ($15-eighth). After five years on the New Jersey circuit, Pimentel, 30, moved his tack to Maryland during the summer of 2006 and has won 337 races at Laurel and Pimlico Race Course since his arrival. … Rapid Redux, owned by Robert Cole, who grew up in Towson, won his 17th consecutive start Friday night at Charles Town to move to within two of the all-time North American record of 19 straight victories held by Zenyatta and Pepper's Pride.
Golf: David Hutsell of The Elkridge Club in Baltimore lost both matches he played in Saturday at the PGA Cup at CordeValle in San Martin, Calif. He and Mark Sheftic lost to David Shacklady and Simon Edwards, 2 and 1, in the Saturday morning four-balls, won by Great Britain and Ireland, 21/2-11/2. In the Saturday afternoon foursomes, Hutsell and Sheftic fell, 2-up, to John Wells and Gary Brown, but the United States prevailed, 3-1. The Americans lead after two days, 101/2-51/2.
College football: Junior quarterback Bobby Cooper (South River) completed 18 of 27passes for 238 yards and two touchdowns while senior running back Tommy Addison had 15 carries for a game-high 122 yards to lead host Shepherd (3-0, 1-0 West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) to a 64-7 rout of Seton Hill (0-3, 0-1).
Women's college soccer: Tara Schwitter scored a penalty-kick golden goal in the 102nd minute to lift visiting Miami (7-1-0) to a 2-1, double-overtime victory over Navy (5-3-1), ending the Mids' four-match winning streak. Navy's Fallon Puppolo had tied the game on a penalty kick with 8:40 left in the game after Amanda Serfass drew a foul in the box.
Men's college soccer: Freshman Connor Thompson scored his first college goal in the 73rd minute to lead host Loyola (4-1-1) to a 1-0 victory over Campbell. …Mikias Eticha scored with 16 seconds left in the first half and Jereme Raley and John Stertzer added goals 10minutes into the second half as No. 1 Maryland (7-0) earned a 3-1 victory against visiting North Carolina State (2-2-2) on Friday night. Monbo Bokar scored on a breakaway in the 90th minute to spoil the shutout bid.
Women's college lacrosse: Longwood senior Sam Stifler (North Harford) was selected to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Academic Squad.
Pro basketball: The Bay Area Shuckers of the Atlantic Coast Professional Basketball League announced the signing of Hyattsville native Naurice Mullings, who played at Cecil College, and Derek Savage.
—From Sun staff and news services
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