Bayhawks activate three, including Grant

May 11, 2012|Sports Digest

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Bayhawks activate three, including Grant

The Chesapeake Bayhawks activated high-scoring attackman John Grant Jr. and long-stick midfielder John Orsen, whose indoor seasons ended Saturday. Chesapeake also activated former Virginia goalkeeper Kip Turner, the 2010 Major League Lacrosse Goalie of the Year, who was unavailable for the first two games of the season. Grant is a former MLL Most Valuable Player and three-time Offensive Player of the Year. Bayhawks coach Dave Cottle called Orsen one of the league's "best-kept secrets" and said he can play either long pole or short-stick midfield. The Bayhawks (2-0) play Saturday night at home against the Rochester Rattlers.

College softball: Three straight fourth-inning bunts from No. 1 Emory (34-3) led to a three-run inning and a 4-1 victory over McDaniel in the first round of the NCAA Division III regional in Newport News, Va. The Green Terror (27-13) will play Messiah at 10 a.m. today in the elimination bracket.

Men's college basketball: Kurt Kanaskie, who spent the past season as an associate coach at Navy, has left to become an assistant coach at Virginia Tech. ... Six-foot-8 power forward Cody Joyce, a 2011 Southern graduate who played last season at Massanutten Military Academy in Virginia, has signed with Houston Baptist.

Women's college golf: Maryland freshman Juliet Vongphoumy carded a 4-under 68 to tie a career low in the opening round of the NCAA East Regional at the par-72, 6,253-yard Blue Course at Penn State Golf Courses in State College. Vongphoumy's 68 is the lowest-ever 18-hole round in NCAA competition for a Terrapins woman. She's one stroke behind leader Katerina Ruzickova of Texas A&M.

Division II women's college lacrosse: Shepherd junior midfielder Nicole Ruane (Century) and freshman attacker Georgia Karr (Liberty) made the All-Independent first team.

Division III men's college lacrosse: Virginia Wesleyan senior midfielder Travis Puls (Mount St. Joseph) was named to the All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference second team. Marlins senior short-stick midfielder Mike Tibbs (Northeast) made the third team.

Girls basketball: Jannah Tucker (New Town) is among 35 players who have accepted invitations to attend the 2012 USA Basketball Under-17 world championship team trials from Thursday through May 20 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Pro football: Former Ravens executive vice president James Bailey was named to the U.S. Football League's board of advisers, serving on the business operations branch. The USFL is planning to field eight teams for its inaugural 14-game season in 2013.

Media: Baltimore native, Towson resident and former Baltimore Sun intern Jason La Canfora joined CBS Sports as the "NFL Insider" for the CBS pregame show "The NFL Today."

Ironman: Chrissie Wellington, a four time Ironman world champion and five-time world-record holder, will speak and sign copies of her autobiography, "A Life Without Limits: A Champion's Journey," Saturday at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Princeton Sports in Columbia.

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