Sports Legends Museum
7 former Colts to be inducted into Hall
The Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation announced Wednesday that its annual gala will feature the induction of seven Hall of Fame Baltimore Colts into the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards Hall of Legends. "A Legendary Evening: Celebrating our Baltimore Colts Hall of Famers" will take place Dec. 6 at Martin's West and pay tribute to former Colts Art Donovan, Lenny Moore, Gino Marchetti, Raymond Berry, Weeb Ewbank, John Mackey and Jim Parker. The group will join previous inductees Babe Ruth, Johnny Unitas, Art Modell, Jim McKay, Brooks Robinson and Gary Williams in the Hall of Legends, an area at Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards reserved for the elite of Maryland's sports culture. Individual tickets for the event are $150 and include a cocktail reception with an open, premium bar from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., silent auction, seated dinner and program; reserved tables of 10 are available for $1,500. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Contact Whitney Edmonds at 410-727-1539 ext. 3033 or via email at WhitneyE@BabeRuthMuseum.com to purchase tickets or a sponsorship.
Catonsville's Hambor honored by Ravens
Catonsville coach Rich Hambor was honored as the season's first Ravens High School Coach of the Week after guiding the Comets to a 35-7 win over Franklin on Friday night, a victory that helped them crack the state's Top 25 for the first time in the program's history. The Comets are 4-0 and hold sole possession of first place in Baltimore County's Class 4A-3A Division. Ranked No. 13 by The Baltimore Sun, the Comets are No. 23 in the ESPN High School Maryland football media poll. Hambor, and all other Coach of the Week winners from this season, will be invited to the Ravens' home game against the Browns on Dec.24, where one will be named the Ravens High School Coach of the Year. The Ravens donate $2,000 to the football program of each weekly winner.
No. 3 Terps rout Princeton, 5-1, in field hockey
Five different Terrapins scored as the No. 3 Maryland field hockey team (9-1) dominated visiting Princeton, 6-2, on Tuesday night. Junior co-captain Megan Frazer put the Terrapins on the board early with a penalty corner deflection less than four minutes in. In the 11th minute, senior Jemma Buckley added the Terps' second goal, and six minutes later, freshman Katie Gerzabek scored Maryland's third goal with a hard shot from the top of the circle. Buckley notched the fourth goal, and sophomore Jill Witmer added the fifth one.
Women's college soccer: Salisbury freshman goalkeeper Michelle Conrad was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III South Region Defensive Player of the Week.
Men's college soccer: CCBC Essex (6-0-1, 4-0-1 MD JUCO) is ranked No. 20 in this week's National Junior College Athletic Association Division I Men's Soccer.
College softball: UMBC coach Joe French signed a three-year contract extension that runs through the 2014 season.
College football: Morgan State linebacker Michael Dallas II has been named to the inaugural Jerry Rice Award watch list. The newly created Rice Award honors the top freshman in the Football Championship Subdivision. Dallas is one of three linebackers named to the 15-player watch list.
College cross country: UMES' Cynthia Anais and Basil Melek were named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Athletes of the Week.
Women's college volleyball: Loyola's Lauren Arnold reached double figures in kills for the second match in a row, leading the Greyhounds with 11, but visiting George Washington defeated the host Greyhounds, 25-19, 25-22, 25-14. The Greyhounds fell to 5-12 overall.
College water polo: Johns Hopkins junior Ross Schofield was named the Southern Division Player of the Week by the Collegiate Water Polo Association, while freshmen Danny Ovelar and Scott Weigel shared the Rookie of the Week award.
Hagerstown Suns: The Suns announced that Bryce Harper and A.J. Cole were recognized by Baseball America in its annual Top 20 SAL Prospects list. Harper received the top spot on the list, and Cole was rated No.11.
D.C. United: The club's MLS Reserve League match against the New York Red Bulls scheduled for Oct. 7 has been pushed up to Oct. 6 at 3 p.m. The contest will be played in Montclair, N.J., at Montclair State's turf field. The club's second Reserve match with the New York Red Bulls, to be hosted by United, will be rescheduled for a later date. The contest was originally slated for Sept 13.
Lacrosse: Merissa (Eide) Bogdanor, a Mount Hebron alumnus and former defender at Vanderbilt, was named women's ministry director for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Lacrosse Ministry.
—From Sun staff and news services