Ryan Brown scored six goals as the United States clinched the top seed in the Blue Division with an 18-2 victory over Scotland in the Federation of International Lacrosse men's world championship in Netanya, Israel.
The Baltimore Brigade (5-1) defeated the visiting Philadelphia Soul (3-3), 54-35, on Friday night at Royal Farms Arena, extending their lead in the Arena Football League standings to 1 1/2 games over the Albany Empire.
Senior attacker Kristen Gaudian and senior midfielder Elena Romesburg combined for nine goals to lead No. 4 James Madison to a 16-10 win over No. 7 Towson to claim the Colonial Athletic Association women's lacrosse championship.
Jordan Jones didn't plan on keeping the Charleston Southern coaches waiting. Before his official visit last weekend to the Big South Conference school, the Poly senior told the staff that he'd "give it two days to wait or commit" following his trip.
At 17-1, the Terps clearly emerged ahead of second seed North Carolina (15-3), third seed Duke (14-4) and fourth seed Syracuse (14-7) after the Tar Heels lost to Syracuse in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, the Blue Devils lost to Johns Hopkins Sunday and Syracuse lost to Loyola Maryland Saturday.
Terry Truax, the coach who led the Towson men's basketball program to both of its NCAA tournament appearances in 1990 and 1991, died Monday night at Fairfax (Va.) Hospital after suffering a stroke. A resident of Chantilly, Va., Truax was 70.
The Atlantic Coast Conference, led by overall No. 1 seed Maryland, dominated the top spots in the NCAA Division I women's championship bracket announced Sunday night, with six teams among the eight seeded spots in the 26-team field.
Marcus Coker wears several wristbands on both arms. One of them reads "Get Better Not Bitter." That has been a rallying cry for Coker, who grew up in Beltsville near the Laurel line and is a product of the Laurel Boys and Girls Club youth football program.
Navy earned its first seeded spot in the NCAA women's Division I lacrosse tournament and Loyola's late surge was enough for an at-large bid when the selections to the newly-expanded 26-team bracket were announced Sunday night.