March 6, 2012
Letter writer Kyle Lagratta's response ("Lacrosse a victim of stereotyping," Feb. 29) to Susan Reimer 's column regarding the "unfounded argument" against the sport of lacrosse prompts me to respond. Our youngest son played organized lacrosse for several years before entering college. He was extremely fortunate to benefit from the guidance by an outstanding coach at a Division III school in the Northeast. We witnessed our son mature into a well-rounded adult by the time of his graduation due to the influence of a coach who emphasized leadership and teamwork.
June 24, 2011
Jen Chumley-Pfeiffer, a 2003 graduate of Bel Air High School and iLAX GK Coach and US U-19 National Team GK Coach, makes a save on a shot from NCAA Pre-season player of the year candidate, Ally Carey, a 2008 John Carroll graduate and Vanderbilt University senior, during a women's summer lax league game at Cedar Lane. The league features high school varsity, collegiate and post-collegiate players, playing in a pick-up style league every Wednesday night at Cedar Lane on the turf and under the lights.
April 28, 2006
My child has been complaining of ankle and foot pain. I talked briefly with a friend who is a physical therapist. Could it be his shoes? It could be your child's shoes. But then, it could be something more serious. Kevin Crowley, a physical therapist and manager of Towson Sports Medicine Center, says any time a child is complaining of reoccurring pain, you should consult your physician. "As physical therapists," Crowley says, "we really can't diagnose patients. We help implement the treatment."
January 1, 2011
When I began covering college women's lacrosse, Maryland owned the sport. The Terrapins were in the process of winning seven straight NCAA championships and I watched them win the last five, including a thrilling 14-13 overtime win against Georgetown in 2001. After that, the Terps fell off the pace. The sport grew and the talent pool spread all around the country. A new power rose at Northwestern and soon threatened to surpass the Terps' title streak. But in May, the Terps made sure that wouldn't happen.
February 11, 2010
State Division III capsules By Todd Karpovich College of Notre Dame Coach: Melissa Falen, 21st season (166-141-1 career record) 2009 record: 2-11 overall, 2-5 league Conference: Colonial States Athletic The Baltimore Sun's take: The attack will be led by Lauren Terry (Catholic), who was a first-team All-CSAC pick with 52 goals and 56 points last season. Ashley Demski (Loch Raven) also returns after scoring a career-high 23 goals. Frostburg Coach: Ashley Manion, third season (15-18)
February 14, 2012
Team (record)/Last season's rank 1. Northwestern (21-2)/1 2. Maryland (21-2)/2 3. Florida (16-4)/5 4. Duke (15-5)/4 5. North Carolina (15-6)/3 6. Princeton (12-7)/9 (tie) 7. (tie) Loyola (17-3)/6 7. (tie) Penn (11-6)/9 (tie) 9. Dartmouth (11-5)/13 10. Boston College (12-7)/12 11. Virginia (9-9)/15 12. Syracuse (10-8)/16 13. Georgetown (9-8)/18 14. James Madison (15-4)/11 15. Harvard (10-6)/NR 16. Albany (18-1)