Before playing El Salvador in the CONCACAF quarterfinals at M&T Bank Stadium, U.S. midfielder Mix Diskerud had some painful memories of last summer's 3-3 tie with the Central American team in the U-23 Olympic qualifying team.
By By Jordan Littman and Don Markus and The Baltimore Sun
The U.S. men's national soccer team's first appearance in Baltimore since 1997 took a couple of interesting twists this week leading up to Sunday's CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal against El Salvador at M&T Bank Stadium.
The Israel Lacrosse Association issued a statement Tuesday saying that its women's national team will forfeit if it is scheduled to play a Women's World Cup game between sunset Friday, July 19 and sunset Saturday, July 20, which is Judaism's holy day of Shabbat.
Loyola women's lacrosse coach and former Maryland star Jen Adams will be on the sidelines when her Australian national team begins play Thursday at the Federation of International Lacrosse World Cup in Oshawa, Ontario.
Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Ind., has appointed former Washington College coach Terry Corcoran as its first lacrosse coach. Corcoran brings 31 seasons of experience as a head coach to a Little Giants program that will move from club to varsity status in 2014-15.
Jim Berkman, Quinn Carney, Michele DeJuliis, Sue Heether, Bill Miller, Tracy Stumpf, Ryan Wade and Michael Watson will be inducted into the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame on Oct. 26 at the Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley, US Lacrosse announced Tuesday.
Once thought to be a somewhat out-of-the-way spot for winter ski trips and summer getaways from the scorching heat, Deep Creek Lake and the adjacent Wisp Resort could become "the No. 1 — bar none — adventure sports destination spot in the world" if Todd Copley has anything to do with it.
Today's guest is Johns Hopkins midfielder Sarah Taylor, from Farnham, England. Taylor, who leads the Blue Jays in goals with 36, played for the Scottish national team in the 2007 under-19 world championships and for England in 2011.
Casey Ancarrow has a lot to be happy about on the lacrosse field this spring. The James Madison senior is the reigning Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year and is moving up on the Dukes' all-time scoring charts. She's also one of only 53 players nationwide named to the Tewaaraton watch list.
Profile of Mustapha Snoussi, owner of Crepe du Jour in Mount Washington, who is a huge soccer fan — and a fans of the Ravens and American football. He and the Ravens have a bond; he moved to Baltimore in 1995 when the Ravens first came, and had just opened his restaurant in December 2000 when Ravens played in that Super Bowl. This year, Super Bowl Sunday is on his 46th birthday. He will show the game on a big-screen TV, will have a cake, and give free champagne if they win.
The Israel Lacrosse Association has announced that Lauren Paul Norris, a McDonogh alumna and four-time Jewish All-American at Franklin & Marshall, has been named coach of the Israel national lacrosse team that will compete in the 2013 Federal of International Lacrosse Women¿s World Cup.
The Baltimore Bombers, who are about to open their first season in the North American Lacrosse League, announced the appointment of Dan Marohl, Shawn Nadelen and Damien Davis as captains and assistant captains of the first-year professional box lacrosse team.
Maryland senior Katie Schwarzmann (Century) and former Loyola attackman Eric Lusby (Severna Park) were named the Women's and Men's Division I Players of the Year by Inside Lacrosse as part of its annual Laxie Awards in its December issue.
With one quick burst and a poised finish, Calvert Hall senior forward Jacob Bender ended that streak Tuesday in Owings Mills. Bender's goal with 15 seconds left in regulation of the quarterfinal game gave the No. 7 Cardinals a 2-1 win over No. 3 McDonogh, the defending league champion.