Digest: Charm City Run to honor victims of marathon bombing

Johns Hopkins will host youth lacrosse day against Navy

April 19, 2013|Sports Digest


Charm City Run to honor victims of marathon bombing

Charm City Run will join independent running stores across America in hosting a "Runners For Boston" fun run Monday at 6:30 p.m. Runners are encouraged to meet at the Annapolis, Baltimore, Bel Air or Clarksville store locations and wear past or present Boston Marathon gear or other Boston-related clothing. For more information, contact info@charmcityrunonline.com.

Salisbury Shark Run: The Salisbury rugby team will host the Miles For Mom Shark Run on Sunday. The event will include runs of 2 miles and 5 miles, a competition run/race and a recreational/fun walk. Registration begins at 8 a.m. For information, go to milesformom.weebly.com.


Johns Hopkins will host youth day against Navy

Johns Hopkins and Dick's Sporting Goods will team up to sponsor Youth Lacrosse Day when the No. 13 Blue Jays men's lacrosse team hosts Navy on Saturday at Homewood Field at 4 p.m. As part of the promotion, all kids 12 and under who wear a youth lacrosse jersey to the game will be admitted free; parents should purchase a general admission ticket. After the game, the members of the Johns Hopkins team will host an autograph session with posters, magnets and schedule cards for all fans.

Women's lacrosse: Shepherd sophomore attacker Georgia Karr (Liberty) has been named a Division II Independent Women's Lacrosse co-Player of the Year. ... Megan White scored three goals, but Frostburg State (5-9) fell, 26-5, to Shepherd (9-6). The Rams used an 11-goal run to overpower the Bobcats.

Women's tennis: Navy wrapped up its regular season with a 7-0 win over host Loyola (12-16). The win pushed Navy's record to 23-4 overall and set a school record for most victories in a season. ... Mount St. Mary's defeated Wagner, 6-0, in the play-in-round of the Northeast Conference championships. The Mountaineers will play second-seeded Quinnipiac today at 9 a.m.

Baseball: Sophomore Christopher Casey drew a bases-loaded walk in the top of the ninth inning to guide Johns Hopkins (28-3) past Montclair State, 4-3, on Wednesday night. The Red Hawks fell to 11-12-1.

Track and field: Hood junior Chelsea Young broke a school record for the third time in three weeks at the McDaniel Twilight Meet on Wednesday, finishing second in the 400-meter dash with a time of 1 minute, 0.05 of a second. Meghan Rose also broke a school record with a toss of 12.02 meters in the shot.

Et cetera

Redskins will open season against Eagles in prime time

The Washington Redskins will host the Philadelphia Eagles in their first game of the 2013 season on Monday, Sept. 9. Kickoff will be at 7:10 p.m. The Redskins defense will get its first up-close look at Chip Kelly's new system, which Eagles players are touting as an up-tempo attack that will resemble "a track meet." Given that there will be little to no film of the wrinkles the first-year head coach will implement, Washington could be up for a tall task.

Mike Jones, The Washington Post

Tennis: Former Women's Tennis Association top-30 player Patricia Hy-Boulais and her husband, Yves Boulais, will join the staff at the Junior Tennis Champions Center in College Park as senior coaches, effective May 1. Chuck Kriese, a former Clemson coach and an ITA Hall of Famer, will transition to senior adviser.

Baseball: ESPN commentator and University of Maryland journalism professor Kevin Blackistone will speak at the monthly meeting of "Talkin' Baseball" on May 4 at 9 a.m. at Brighton Gardens at 7110 Minstrel Way in Columbia. For information, call 410-740-1145.

Sports Legends Museum: The Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation will host a Family Fun Day on May 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards. Families of all ages are invited to participate in a variety of activities, including shooting at a double-shot basketball hoop, corn hole, a scavenger hunt and a contest at the lacrosse exhibit, featuring a goalie's stick from 1910 and a U.S. Lacrosse jersey from the 1932 Olympics. Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to design their own "jersey," as part of the foundation's educational program. The Fun Day is free with the price of admission to the museum. Paid parking is available in the North Warehouse Lot at 301 W. Camden St. For more information, contact Mary Hennemann at 410-727-1539 ext. 3013 or maryh@baberuthmuseum.org.

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