Men's college basketball
UMBC adds Martin as assistant coach
Ray Martin has been named an assistant coach at UMBC. Martin has coached for more than three decades and comes to the Retrievers after four years as an assistant at North Carolina Central. He was an assistant at North Carolina State from 1980 to 1988 and was head coach at Long Island from 1998 to 2001.
UMES: Frankie AllenRicardo Patton and Marlon Terry were named to the Hawks' coaching staff. Patton has 15 years of head coaching experience, including 11 at Colorado and the past four at Northern Illinois. He led Colorado to two NCAA tournament berths and was Frankie Allen's assistant at Tennessee State from 1991 to 1993. Terry spent last season as an assistant at Montevallo after spending time at Arkansas-Little Rock, Angelino Junior College and Texas-El Paso.
Clark leads Team Hotshots to Summer League title
Darren Clark (Bowie State) scored 26 points to help Team Hotshots defeat Tark's Grill, 86-84, in the Baltimore Summer League championship game. Erik Etherley (Loyola) scored 24 for Tark's. Abacus took third place with a 100-89 victory over Smyth Diamonds; Dylon Cormier (Loyola, Cardinal Gibbons) had 28 for Abacus, and Julius Brooks (Loyola) had 30 for Smyth. The Rohd Group used 21 points from Jordan Lathan (Loyola, City) to defeat the Blazers, 80-72, for fifth place; Josh Weigand (Loyola, John Carroll) had 16 for the Blazers.
Women's soccer: Incoming UMBC freshman Morgan Taylor (Severna Park) was named to the Elite Clubs National League Under-17 All-Event Team at the ECNL/Player Development Academy College Showcase, which took place May 28-30 in Zarephath, N.J. The center back was an All-State selection in 2010 and led the Falcons to the regional and district titles.
Ex-Gull Klopp plays key role for U.S. Virgin Islands
Reid Klopp, who played at Salisbury from 2002 to 2005, scored in consecutive games to help the U.S. Virgin Islands advance past the British Virgin Islands in the preliminary round of World Cup qualifying. Klopp scored a goal and assisted on another in the first match of the aggregate-goal series on July 3 in St. Thomas. USVI defeated BVI, 2-0. The central midfielder scored again in the second game of the home-and-away series Sunday on the island of Tortola. Klopp registered the go-ahead goal three minutes into second-half stoppage time. USVI went on to beat BVI, 2-1.
D.C. United Women: The team ended its first season of W-League play Sunday with a 2-0 win over the North Jersey Valkyries at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds. It was the team's fourth win in a row, completing an undefeated home season. Jerica DeWolfe scored in the 40th minute, and Haylel Siegel added a goal in the 69th. United Women finished 5-3-2 with 17points, third in the Northeast Division, with only the top two teams qualifying for the playoffs.
Kelly, Tucker among local players on U.S. U-19 roster
Midfielder Stephen Kelly (Calvert Hall), midfielder Ryan Tucker (Gilman), midfielder Robert Robby Zoppo (Towson University, Calvert Hall), midfielder Charles Raffa (Maryland) and defender Robert Enright (Johns Hopkins) were among the players named to the Tim Flynn23-man squad that will represent the United States at the 2012 Federation of International Lacrosse U-19 Men's World Championships in Turku, Finland. Luke HowardThey were named to the team after four days of tryouts last weekend at UMBC.
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Shannon Sharpe to be introduced by brother
Former Ravens tight end Shannon Sharpe will be introduced at the Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremony Aug. 6 in Canton, Ohio, by his older brother, Sterling, who played seven seasons as a wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers. Former Ravens cornerback Deion Sanders will be introduced by his agent, Eugene Parker.
Capitals: Washington signed center Christian Hanson to a one-year contract. The 25-year-old played in six games with the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2010-11 and 58 with the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League.
Baseball: Bowie Baysox second baseman Greg Miclat has been named Double-A Eastern League Player of the Week. He's the first Baysox player to earn the honor since Joe Mahoney for the week ending last July 26.
Harness racing: Long Night and Ezy Passn won the two divisions of the second leg of the Lionel Massey Memorial Pacing Series Sunday night at Ocean Downs in Berlin. There will be 19 races Wednesday, with first post at 5:15 p.m. Back At The Track night, including pony rides and face painting, will be Sunday.
—From Sun staff and news services