Bias, Holliday, Chenier to be inducted into Hall
The late Maryland star Len Bias and longtime Terrapins radio voice Johnny Holliday will be inducted into the Washington Metropolitan Basketball Hall of Fame on Nov. 9, it was announced on Tuesday. Former Baltimore-Washington Bullets star Phil Chenier, former Bullets player and GM Bob Ferry and Montrose Christian coach Stu Vetter will also be among those inducted. The ceremony starts at 6p.m. at the North Bethesda Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. For ticket information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recruiting: Towson landed a commitment Monday night from Timajh Parker-Rivera, a 6-foot-6 power forward from Bridgeport, Conn. Parker-Rivera is ranked the No.4 senior prospect in Connecticut by NewEnglandRecruitingReport.com. Parker-Rivera joins Barrington Alston, a power forward from Wilmington, Del., Jerome Hairston, a combo guard from Roanoke, Va., and Frank Mason, a point guard from Petersburg, Va., in Towson's 2012 recruiting class.
Terps' Stertzer wraps up win vs. Rutgers on birthday
John Stertzer celebrated his birthday in style Tuesday night, scoring twice to lead the No. 2 Maryland men's soccer team past visiting Rutgers (4-5-1) in overtime, 2-1. Stertzer scored the winning goal just seven minutes into the first extra period to send the Terrapins to 11-0-1 on the season.
More men's college soccer: Maryland moved up one slot to No. 2 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Top 25. Also, the Terps' Casey Townsend was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week after leading the Terps to a pair of wins over two nationally ranked teams, including last Friday's 1-0 victory over No. 2 Creighton. … UMBC played its first scoreless draw of the season, tyingvisiting Bucknell, 0-0. … Salisbury (6-2-1, 2-1-0 CAC) climbed three spots to No. 18 in the NSCAA Division III Top 25. The Sea Gulls rose from No. 21 to No. 22 in the D3soccer.com Top 25. … Frostburg State junior midfielder Ryan Russell (College of Southern Maryland) was honored as the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III South Region Offensive Player of the Week.
College football: Wesley senior Chris Mayes of Waldorf was named to the D3football.com Team of the Week. … Salisbury (4-0, 2-0 Empire 8) moved up five spots to No. 14 in the American Football Coaches Association Top 25 Poll.
College cross country: Salisbury sophomore Ryan Jackson (Reservoir) and senior Becca Stinner were named Capital Athletic Conference Men's and Women's Cross Country Athletes of the Week.
Men's college lacrosse: Salisbury named seniors Sam Bradman, Matt Cannone, Evan Hockel (Archbishop Spalding), Erik Krum and Dean Rossi captains for the 2012 season.
Ravens: The team's 34-17 win over the New York Jets on Sunday was seen by 18.9 million viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research data released by NBC. While that is down about 10 percent from what the Sunday night telecast had been drawing, the telecast was still the week's most-watched prime-time show among viewers 18 to 49 years old.
Capitals: Coach Bruce Boudreau confirmed that Alex Ovechkin is expected to return Friday and play in Saturday night's season opener against Carolina. … "Caps Red Line" returns for a special preseason episode tonight at 7 on Comcast SportsNet. The show takes viewers behind the scenes of the weeks leading up to the regular season.
—From Sun staff and news services