Rain interferes with High School Lacrosse Showcase
Rainy conditions Friday caused organizers of the National High School Lacrosse Showcase to make several changes to the schedule. Friday's evening session was canceled, and the final two days of the event will shift from Genesee Valley Outdoor Learning Center in Parkton to Boys' Latin and Gilman. For an updated schedule, go to NHSLS.com.
Youth: The Project 9.9 youth camp, founded last year by stars Paul Rabil (Johns Hopkins) and former Baltimore Bayhawk Mark Millon, is accepting applications for the final seven spots for the 50-player event Oct. 12-14. So far, players are represented from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Nevada, Virginia, California, Rhode Island, Texas, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, Maine, Delaware and Connecticut. Campers work with professional and Hall of Fame players and coaches to evaluate their technical skill and physical conditioning, receive high-level playbook and film study, test for improvement throughout camp and finish with positional rankings released to the public. The camp is held at St. Paul's in Brooklandville. For more information and to apply, go to Project9pt9.com.
College men: Division II Coker College in Hartsville, S.C., announced that defensive midfielder Charles Stafford (Hereford) will join the team next season.
College women: Caitlin Erickson Moore, one of the best players in Mary Washington history, will return to her alma mater as coach.
Graham, USA basketball out of World University Games
Team USA (3-2) fell to Canada (5-0), 94-85, in its final preliminary-round game of the men's basketball World University Games in Kazan, Russia. The loss dropped the USA to No. 3 in Group C, meaning the USA will not advance to the medal quarterfinals and will now compete for ninth place. Temple Hills graduate Treveon Graham scored nine points and grabbed five rebounds for Team USA.
WNBA: Crystal Langhorne (Maryland) had 14 points and seven rebounds to lead the Washington Mystics (7-7) to an 83-73 victory over the host San Antonio Silver Stars (14-9).
Varsity football: Gilman quarterback Kasim Hill appeared on MaxPreps' list of the top-50 incoming high school freshmen in the nation.
Auctions: The Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation is holding an auction Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. for people to bid on a sports experience that includes a rare tour of the Sports Legends Museum's private archives for four people and lunch at Dempsey's Brew Pub & Restaurant in the Warehouse at Camden Yards. The starting bid is $750, and subsequent bids are in increments of $15. The public does not have access to the museum's archives, which includes several items such as a bat Babe Ruth used in 1927 when he set baseball's single-season home run record, game-worn shoulder pads of Pro Football Hall of Famer Johnny Unitas, and Cal Ripken Jr./b>.'s bat, Orioles' cap and sweatband from the 2001 All-Star Game in which he was named Most Valuable Player. More information is available at baberuthmuseum.org.
Swimming: James Wells of Baltimore swam the men's 50-meter backstroke in 25.80 seconds but did not advance to the final of the World University Games.
College administration: Loyola named Reilly Bradshaw assistant director of athletic communications for video production, promoted Chris Archacki to assistant director of athletics for business operations, promoted Ryan Eigenbrode to assistant director of athletics for communications and promoted Amanda McClure to associate director of athletic communications. Bradshaw spent the past two years in video production at Johns Hopkins.
MLS: D.C. United played to a 1-1 tie in an international friendly against Chivas de Guadalajara at RFK Stadium. Carlos Ruiz scored D.C.'s goal. ... United announced that midfielder Marcelo Saragosa underwent a medial meniscectomy on his left knee. James Gilbert He's expected to return in four to six weeks.
—From Sun staff and news services