Terps coach Williams to be inducted into Hall of Legends

Eldersburg's Lachcik chosen for youth baseball series showcasing top girls players

August 28, 2010|By Sports Digest

Sports Legends Museum

Terps coach Williams to be inducted into Hall of Legends

Maryland men's basketball coach Gary Williams will be honored by the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards and inducted into its newly created Hall of Legends on Sept. 30, the museum announced. Entering the Hall of Legends with Williams in this first class of inductees are baseball Hall of Famer and Baltimore native Babe Ruth, former Colts quarterback Johnny Unitas, former Ravens owner Art Modell, former ABC sportscaster and Loyola alumnus Jim McKay and Orioles Hall of Fame third baseman Brooks Robinson. These six inductees will be permanently featured in a new gallery at Sports Legends Museum that is reserved to honor individuals who have contributed above and beyond at the top echelon of state and national athletics. The evening will include tributes to Williams from his former players, coaches and other significant individuals connected him and his career in basketball. Among those confirmed to date include former players Walt Williams and Johnny Rhodes; Billy Jones, a teammate of Williams' at Maryland; and former Maryland basketball coach Frank Fellows.

Youth baseball

Eldersburg's Lachcik chosen for series showcasing top girls

Kennedy Lachcik of Eldersburg will play this weekend in the New Era National Youth Baseball Championships, a three-game exhibition series Saturday and Sunday in Cordova, Tenn., featuring many of the top girls 13-and-under youth baseball players in the nation. Lachcik, who is a pitcher and shortstop in a Sykesville baseball league, is among players from 11 states who will participate in the tournament. All play in local baseball leagues and are the only girls on their teams. They will represent the more than 150,000 girls who play youth baseball. The games will be played at noon Saturday and at noon and 3 p.m. Sunday.

Horse racing

Upsets wrap up 1st day at Maryland State Fair

Long shots won the final two races on opening day at the Maryland State Fair in Timonium, and the late daily double returned a whopping $3,982.60 for $2. Journeyman jockey Christian Olmo was aboard both winners. Confirmondi ($103.80) led from start to finish to take the four furlong eighth race for $7,500 claimers, holding off post time favorite Rainbow Inthestorm by a length and a half. Little Ice Patch ($53.60) wore down the speedsters in race nine, a 61/2-furlong allowance test, and reached the front just before the finish line. With his two victories, Olmo, a native of Puerto Rico who resides in Laurel, leads all riders in the standings. Six days remain at the meeting, which continues today and Sunday and concludes on Labor Day.

Women's college soccer: Gianna Mangione scored less than eight minutes into the game, but Creighton (1-1-1) rallied to defeat Loyola, 2-1, on Friday afternoon in the first game of the Adidas Husker Classic. Loyola (1-1) continues play in the tournament when it takes on host Nebraska on Sunday at 11 a.m.

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