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Sykesville's Zimet wins national handball titles

Sykesville resident Dan Zimet won the 40-plus singles and doubles titles at the 63rd United States Handball Association's National Three-Wall Championships in Maumee, Ohio. The tournament was held at the Lucas County Recreation Center from Aug. 29 to Monday. Zimet won the national singles title by defeating Andy Schad of Prattville, Ala., in the final for the third consecutive year. The score of the final was 21-10, 21-20. He then teamed up with Alan Frank of Ellicott City to win the doubles title.

Men's college soccer: For the third consecutive game, UMBC senior striker Pete Caringi III (Calvert Hall) scored a pair of goals, leading the host Retrievers (3-0-0) to a 3-1 victory over Central Connecticut State (0-3-0) in the Hampton Inn BWI Classic. Caringi moved into a tie for ninth place on the school's all-time goals list. ... Goals in the 20th and 25th minutes sent St. Francis Brooklyn (1-1-0) past Navy (0-1-2) in the Midshipmen's home opener, 2-1.

Men's college basketball: UMBC will open the season Nov. 8 at Arizona State and return to Baltimore for the home opener Nov. 11 against Eastern (Pa.). The Retrievers begin the America East slate at league newcomer UMass Lowell on Jan. 5 and play their league home opener against Maine on Jan. 11.

Women's college basketball: Coppin State announced its 2013-14 schedule, which features four teams that participated in the NCAA tournament a year ago (North Carolina, West Virginia, Miami [Fla.] and Hampton), 13 home games and contests against local rivals UMBC, Towson and Morgan State. The Eagles will open the season at Georgia Tech on Nov. 8 before returning home for home games against Cheyney (Nov. 10) and UMBC (Nov. 13).

College tennis: Washington College announced the hiring of Darrell Wilson as an assistant coach. A native of Meriden, Kan., Wilson played three years of collegiate tennis at Southwestern College in Winfield, Kan.

Capitals: The team signed forward Andre Burakovsky to a three-year, entry-level contract. Burakovsky, 18, was drafted in the first round (23rd overall) of the 2013 NHL draft.

Baseball: Dr. Daryl Osbahr, orthopedic sports medicine surgeon and director of sports medicine research at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital, has been named to the USA Baseball Medical/Safety Advisory Committee. Osbahr will participate in discussion, analysis and recommendations about health and safety issues affecting baseball throughout the United States.

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