Women's college soccer
Terps top powerful UNC for 3rd time in row
Juniors Alex Reed, a transfer from Loyola, and Hayley Brock scored and the Terps defense held strong as host Maryland earned a 2-1 victory over No. 6 North Carolina in women's soccer. The victory for the Terps is the third straight over the Tar Heels and marks the first time ever that UNC has lost three consecutive games to the same opponent in three successive seasons. The only other team Carolina has lost three consecutive games to was Santa Clara in 1999, 2000 and 2002.
Fitzgerald falls in Women's Senior Amateur final
Ellen Port of St. Louis, who was 1 down after 10 holes, rallied to win five successive holes and defeat Jane Fitzgerald of Kensington, 4 and 3, in their scheduled 18-hole championship match of the U.S. Women's Senior Amateur over the 6,220-yard West Course of Hershey (Pa.) Country Club.
D.C. United's De Rosario lost for rest of season
D.C. United star Dwayne De Rosario, the 2011 Major League Soccer Most Valuable Player, will miss the remainder of the season with a sprain to the medial collateral ligament in his knee. He'll be sidelined for 10 to 12 weeks; United (12-10-5) has six weeks remaining in the regular season.
—Steven Goff, The Washington Post
Sailing: Annapolis Yacht Club was named the fifth-best yacht club in the United States in a survey of club managers and club presidents. This is the first time that the Annapolis club has been listed in the top five.
Minor league basketball: The Bay Area Shuckers of the American Pro Basketball League announced the signing of Joe Addis (Dundalk/CCBC Essex), Rodney Edwards (Coppin State), Kevin Hunt (Broadneck/AACC), and Mareno McKenzie (Meade).
Youth lacrosse: The Charm City Youth Lacrosse League boys and girls were among 102 teams nationwide that received development grants through the 2012 First Stick Program. This national US Lacrosse initiative is designed to deliver comprehensive resources, equipment, US Lacrosse membership and coaches training to awarded teams. The Prince George's Pride boys in University Park and Prince George's Women's Lacrosse Association girls in Mitchellville also received grants.
Men's college basketball: Towson announced its Colonial Athletic Association schedule, which will begin at UNC Wilmington on Jan.2 and end against Hofstra on March 2, with the final men's game to be played at Towson Center.
Men's college water polo: Johns Hopkins sophomore Danny Ovelar was named the Collegiate Water Polo Association Southern Division Defensive Player of the Week. It marks the second straight week a Blue Jays player has earned the honor — freshman Erik Henrikson was chosen as the Co-Defensive Player of the Week last week.
Girls basketball: The Central Maryland Attitude National eighth-grade Amateur Athletic Union team is having tryouts at Manchester Valley High on Sept. 18, 20 and 25 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The team is seeking experienced players in seventh and eighth grades who have an interest in playing competitive ball year-round, including several competitive East Coast tournaments. The team will play one game league game a week in the fall /winter with limited practice and will play in several competitive East Coast tournaments, attend AAU Nationals at Disney World in Orlando, Fla., and play in college recruiting showcases during spring and summer 2013 with practice twice a week in Carroll and Howard counties. There will be two teams selected if needed. For information, contact coach Heather Wable DeWees at 443-375-7757 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
—From Sun staff and news services