Wellner, ex-Mids Reppert, Jarboe added to Navy lacrosse staff

Shackleford favored in $1 million Monmouth race

July 29, 2011|By Sports Digest

Navy men's lacrosse

Ex-Mids Reppert, Jarboe added to staff

Navy completed its coaching staff with the additions of Ryan Wellner, J.L. Reppert and Mickey Jarboe. Wellner spent the past three seasons alongside head coach Rick Sowell at Stony Brook. Reppert, a four-year starter at Navy from 1996 to 1999, was an assistant last season at Washington College. Jarboe won the Ens. C Markland Kelly Award for the Midshipmen as the nation's best goalkeeper in 1999 and 2000. He will serve as volunteer assistant coach.

Horse racing

Shackleford favored in $1million Monmouth race

Preakness winner Shackleford is a 5-2 favorite in the $1 million Resorts Casino Hotel Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park (N.J.) on Sunday. One of Shackleford's main foes in the race will be Belmont Stakes winner Ruler on Ice. Jesus Castanon will ride Shackleford, who drew Post 5.

Et Cetera

M&T Bank signs on as Baltimore GP sponsor

M&T Bank has agreed to a sponsorship deal for the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix on Sept. 2-4. The deal includes signs on the racecourse and green flags to be given to fans near the start/finish line. "This partnership is significant as it ties one of our leading institutions into this new and exciting event for our city," Jay Davidson, president and CEO of the Baltimore Grand Prix, said.

Baseball: The Maryland Monarchs of the Eddie Brooks 19-and-Under Collegiate Wood Bat League won the National Amateur Baseball Federation High School World Series last weekend in Knoxville, Tenn. Composed of 18 high school rising seniors and two rising juniors, the Monarchs went 6-0 in the 20-team single-elimination event, beating Allen Baseball of Houston, 6-0, in the championship game. Pitcher Rob Koski (Calvert Hall) suffered a fractured C-5 vertebra in a scuffle after a batter was hit by a pitch; he's in a neck brace and will be sidelined about six weeks. Sean Miller For more of Sandra McKee's blog post, go to baltimoresun.com/varsityletters.

College cross country: Harford Community College will add men's and women's cross country as intercollegiate varsity sports starting this fall.

Men's basketball: Missouri's Kim English (Randallstown) is one of the 21 players who will attend USA Basketball's training camp, which will decide the roster for the World University Games in China in late August. The camp runs from today through Aug. 7 in Colorado Springs, Colo.

WNBA: Angel McCoughtry (St. Frances) posted game-highs of 22 points and 11 rebounds, carrying the host Atlanta Dream to an 89-80 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks, who got 15 points from Kristi Toliver (Maryland). … Eighteen points from Crystal Langhorne (Maryland) weren't enough in the visiting Washington Mystics' 75-71 loss to the New York Liberty.

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