Breakfast in Baltimore with Turgeon, Frese, Anderson

Loyola-Fairfield men's basketball game moved to Brooklyn

September 24, 2014|Sports Digest

Maryland basketball

Breakfast in Baltimore with Turgeon, Frese, Anderson

The Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation will host "Maryland's B1G Basketball Breakfast in Baltimore" with coaches Mark Turgeon and Brenda Frese and athletic director Kevin Anderson in celebration of the school's inaugural season in the Big Ten. The event will take place Oct. 13 at 8 a.m. at Westminster Hall and will include breakfast and a panel discussion with Turgeon, Frese and Anderson. Proceeds will benefit the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation and the Terrapin Club Scholarship Fund. For more information, contact Katie Lowe at or 301-314-0375.

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Loyola game moves to big stage for Brooklyn festival

Loyola Maryland will play Fairfield at Barclays Center on Dec. 28 in the final of three men's basketball games in the Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival. The game, originally set to be played at Fairfield, will begin at 5 p.m. after St. John's plays Tulane and Hofstra faces LIU Brooklyn.

Men's soccer: Senior Grant Valenstein had a goal and an assist as Navy (4-3-1) earned a 2-0 victory over visiting Longwood (1-4-1) to end a two-game losing streak. ... Hood freshman Kenton Onspaugh was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III South Rookie of the Week. ... Salisbury junior goalie Drew Staedeli was named ECAC Division III South Defensive Player of the Week.

Women's soccer: Freshman Lisa Nanov had a goal and an assist as host UMBC (7-2) scored three first-half goals in rolling to a 3-0 victory over American (3-7). ... Frostburg State junior midfielder Chelsie McCoy was named ECAC Division III South Offensive Player of the Week.

Men's golf: Senior Connor Tendall tied for third place as Maryland finished third of 13 teams in the Janney VCU Shootout. Tendall shot 3-under-par in the final round and finished at 1-under 74-72-69 — 215.

Et cetera

McDonogh stays on top, Gilman climbs in state poll

McDonogh remained No. 1 and Gilman's 20-0 win over Good Counsel on Friday moved the Greyhounds from No. 9 to No. 4 in the state football poll. Gilman, which started the season 0-2, made a statement with Friday's win over the Falcons, who were ranked No. 2 last week. Good Counsel dropped to No. 8. Mount Saint Joseph, which has the best record in the poll at 4-0, remained No. 5. Arundel jumped one spot to No. 11, while Calvert Hall fell three to No. 11 and Franklin fell two to No. 12. No. 21 River Hill and No. 24 Broadneck debuted in the Top 25 and are two of 14 undefeated teams in the poll.

Katherine Dunn, The Baltimore Sun

Women's basketball: Atlanta Dream forward Angel McCoughtry (St. Frances) was named to the U.S. team that will play in the world championships Sept. 27-Oct. 5 in Ankara and Istanbul, Turkey.

NBA: The Washington Wizards signed forward-center Daniel Orton to their training camp roster, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. Orton, 24, averaged 4.4 points and five rebounds for the Wizards' summer league team in July in Las Vegas.

Jorge Castillo, The Washington Post

NFL: The Washington Redskins signed free-agent offensive lineman Tevita Stevens to the practice squad and released offensive lineman Braxston Cave.

National Lacrosse League: Former Johns Hopkins standout attackman Brandon Benn was chosen by the Toronto Rock in the fourth round of the draft Monday in Toronto with the Rock's first pick.

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