Former City star Coxson transferring to Maryland

August 20, 2010|By Sports Digest


Former City star Coxson transferring to Maryland

Wide receiver Adrian Coxson (City) told The Baltimore Sun on Thursday night that he will transfer from Florida to Maryland. "It's a positive environment, and the coaches are really good," Coxson said of Maryland. "It's a great place for me to achieve my goals and take me to the next level." The Orlando Sentinel reported earlier in the day that the 6-foot-2, 196-pound freshman was granted his release from Florida. As a high school senior, Coxson played quarterback for the Knights, completing 27 of 57 passes for 650 yards and eight touchdowns, while rushing for 1,280yards and 11 touchdowns on 106 carries. He returned four punts for touchdowns and was named to The Baltimore Sun's All-Metro first team.

Towson football: The Rob Ambrose Radio Show will return for a second season when it is aired from Bill Bateman's Bistro and broadcast on Fox 1370-AM Sports Radio every Thursday night during the 2010 season. The hourlong show will again be hosted by Spiro Morekas.

Field hockey: Senior attack Katie O'Donnell and sophomore midfielder Megan Frazer were selected to the Preseason All-Atlantic Coast Conference team. The Terrapins, who went undefeated in ACC play in 2009, were picked to finish second in the conference behind North Carolina.

Soccer: Defensive midfielder Lina Staropoli and forward Phil Bannister make Loyola one of five schools nationally with a men's and women's candidate for the Lowe's Senior Class Award.

Wrestling: Mike Catullo will become the volunteer assistant coach for Maryland. Last season, he was the volunteer assistant at Millersville, helping guide the team to a third-place finish in the East Regional.

Water polo: Navy is ranked 14th in preseason national polls released by the Collegiate Water Polo Association. California was picked first.

Goucher: The school named Justin Holbrook and Tim McMullen assistant men's soccer coaches and Glen Johnson women's soccer assistant coach.


Prince George's schools first in nation to offer cricket

Prince George's County Public Schools will become the first American school system to add the centuries-old game of cricket to its physical education classes this fall. The new program, sponsored by the United States Youth Cricket Association and delivered by the Maryland Youth Cricket Association, will give free equipment and instruction in the original American team sport to county elementary and middle schools. This fall, MYCA will begin training physical education teachers in the sport and provide schools with cricket equipment.

NBA: The Washington Wizards are moving training camp from Virginia Commonwealth in Richmond, Va., to George Mason in Fairfax, The Washington Post reported.

Golf: Loyola men's coach Chris Baloga and alumnus Michael Mulieri will play at next week's U.S. Amateur in University Place, Wash.

—From Sun staff and news services

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