NFL media talk will be Sept. 17 at Sports Legends
Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards will host a football round-table discussion Sept. 17 from noon to 1:30 p.m. with members of the local sports media. The panel of Baltimore media experts will consist of Pete Gilbert (WBAL-TV, WBAL Radio, 98 Rock & Ravens broadcast team), Bruce Cunningham (Fox 45 sports director and public address announcer at M&TBank Stadium), Nestor Aparicio (WNST founder and author of "Purple Reign" and "Purple Reign 2") and Jeff Zrebiec (Ravens beat reporter for The Baltimore Sun). The panelists will discuss the Ravens' offseason moves, provide insight and predictions for the 2013 season, and take questions from the audience. Tickets are $25 and include lunch, the round-table program and admission to the galleries at Sports Legends Museum. Attendees will have the opportunity to see the latest additions to the Ravens Gallery, which features memorabilia from the Super Bowl XLVII championship season. Items include kicker Justin Tucker's cleats worn during the Super Bowl; defensive end Arthur Jones' No. 97 jersey worn during the wild-card game against the Indianapolis Colts; and a reproduction of the Super Bowl ring presented to quarterback Joe Flacco, with his name and "MVP" engraved on the side. To order tickets, contact Ashley Serano at 410-727-1539 x3013 or AshleyS@BabeRuthMuseum.org.
Honor: Former Broadneck and current Maryland kicker Adam Greene is one of 33 finalists for the 2013 National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards, which honor five players across the country for their accomplishments as athletes, students and citizens at the high school level. The five winners, who are now playing college football but are being recognized for their accomplishments in high school, will be announced the week of Oct.9.
Bmorehoops All-Star event set for Saturday
After a one-year hiatus, the Bmorehoops All-Star event is back on this year. The all-day basketball event at The Dome — also known as the Madison Square Recreation Center at 1401 E. Biddle St. in Baltimore — begins Saturday at noon with the middle school boys game, followed by the middle school girls game at 1:15 p.m. Freshman boys (2:30), sophomore boys (3:45), high school girls (5) and junior boys (6:15) are up next. The showcase game, featuring the Baltimore area's best seniors, is set for 7:30 p.m. The John Crowder National Game — named for the former Mount Carmel forward who was fatally shot three years ago — will be headlined by St. Frances forward Dwayne Morgan (Nevada-Las Vegas), Mount St. Joseph guard Phil Booth (Villanova) and Poly guard John Crosby. In the juniors game, two players with multiple Division I offers in Milford Mill guard Justin Jenifer and Calvert Hall guard Drew Edwards are among the most notable players. For more information on the Bmorehoops game, contact Troy Franklin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beckerman among locals on roster for U.S. qualifiers
Coach Jurgen Klinsmann released his 23 selections for the U.S. men's soccer team's World Cup qualifiers against Costa Rica on Sept. 6 and Mexico on Sept. 10. They included several players with local ties: Los Angeles Galaxy defender Omar Gonzalez (Maryland); Real Salt Lake midfielder Kyle Beckerman (Arundel) and Sporting Kansas City midfielder Graham Zusi (Maryland). Absences include two former Terps: defender Clarence Goodson and midfielder Maurice Edu (returning from injury).
Varsity boys soccer: Gavin Barger scored on a penalty kick as visiting Loyola (1-0) won, 1-0, over Haverford (Pa.). The Fords fell to 0-1. Chris Girken and Adam Dueber each made three saves for Loyola.
College baseball: 2013 Washington College graduate and four-year baseball letter winner Tyler Cotterell was named an assistant coach at his alma mater.
Men's college rowing: Delaware alumnus Dan Hagelberg was named the Washington College novice coach.
Women's college rowing: Washington College seniors Valeria DiLisi and Abigail Thomas and junior Krystal Brostek were named captains.