Ryan Delaire, a junior defensive end, can expect a lot of attention, especially from No. 19 New Hampshire (1-2 overall, 0-0 Colonial Athletic Association), which will visit No. 3 Towson (5-0, 1-0) on Saturday at noon at Johnny Unitas Stadium.
Questions about the strength of Towson's defensive front depleted by the graduation of three starters may have abounded in the preseason, but those queries appeared to be answered emphatically in the team's 33-18 defeat of Connecticut last Thursday night.
For the fourth time in the past five years Towson, a Football Championship Subdivision team, opened the season with an opponent from the Football Bowl Subdivision, but this year the result was a bit different.
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.
Saint Joseph's will move from the Colonial Athletic Assocation to join the Northeast Conference as an associate member in men's lacrosse beginning next season, NEC commissioner Noreen Morris announced Wednesday.
The baseball players of Towson University can't quite believe the story of their last seven months. Their program was left for dead until the governor stepped in to save it. Granted this reprieve, the Tigers won their conference tournament and earned their first NCAA tournament berth since 1991.
Brendan Butler (John Carroll) had three hits — all for extra bases — drove in six runs and scored five times to lead Towson to a 20-13 victory over William & Mary on Friday afternoon in the winners' bracket final of the Colonial Athletic Association baseball tournament in Harrisonburg, Va.