Meghan Macera and Brittany Poist represent Carroll for the Baltimore Ride, one of four teams in the UWLX. The league, in its third season, hosted an STX Rising Showcase at Blandair Park in Columbia on July 11.
Virginia Tech cornerback Kendall Fuller, who played high school football at Good Counsel, was on track to be a high first-round pick before his final season with the Hokies ended prematurely after he got microfracture surgery on his knee. He's not going to participate in the on-field workouts at the combine, but he estimated that he is 90 percent recovered from both wrist and knee surgery.
Coached by Jen O'Brien, a South Carroll graduate (she was Jen Kasper back then), VCU boasts four former county players — freshman attacker Molly Barcikowski (Liberty), freshman defenders Caroline Debnam (South Carroll) and Morgan Hoff (Manchester Valley), and redshirt freshman midfielder Sky Hyatt (Century).
Jake Layman was an important, if inconsistent, role player for most of his first two seasons at Maryland. Now, with seniors Dez Wells and Evan Smotrycz sidelined because of injuries, the 6-foot-9 junior forward is being asked to play a bigger role for the Terps.
As Tony Bennett watched Maryland play Arizona State last week in the semifinals of the CBE Hall of Fame Classic, an intangible quality jumped through the television screen and became very obvious to the Virginia men's basketnall coach.
A year after the Maryland men's basketball team appeared to be more dysfunctional than dynamic, Mark Turgeon returns with what he calls a "low maintenance" Terps squad that looks and acts much different that its immediate predecessor.
Calvert Hall sophomore Brandon Dorsey is being aggressively recruited by several Atlantic Coast Conference schools, even though he's only a couple of months removed from finishing his freshman year of high school.
When Maryland men's lacrosse coach John Tillman recently hit the recruiting trail, he wasn't entirely sure how players would react to a Terps program making the leap from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten, a move that became official Tuesday.
The transfer carousel at Maryland has quieted in recent weeks, though it could start moving again if Mark Turgeon can convince former Kansas swingman Andrew White to visit College Park after taking a trip to Nebraska.
Even though Maryland went into halftime of Saturday's NCAA Division I women's lacrosse tournament quarterfinal against Duke with a six-goal lead, the No. 1 Terps wanted to make a statement coming out of the break.
The Ravens gave undrafted Virginia Tech defensive tackle Derrick Hopkins a $10,000 signing bonus for the highest bonus the AFC North franchise negotiated this year for their class of undrafted free agent rookies.
Former Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller grew up chasing his two older brothers around the football field and track, engaging in a constant competition for bragging rights at Woodlawn High near the family home.
For the second straight game, Halle Majorana posted four goals as top-seeded Maryland defeated eighth-seeded Virginia Tech, 14-9, in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament Thursday at Boston College's Alumni Stadium.