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.
June 8, 2011
In recent Bel Air Women's Summer Lacrosse League action, Little Miss Sunshine knocked off the Black Magic team 12-6, while Save the Ta-Ta's was able to pull out a narrow 8-7 defeat of the Blue Moon team. Playing on Thursday afternoon, Little Miss Sunshine used a big first-half offensive push to grab the victory, outscoring the Black Magic squad 7-2 in the opening frame. In the second half, the two squads were a bit more even, with Black Magic posting four goals, while the winners netted five.
April 30, 2008
The Navy men's lacrosse team is charting unfamiliar territory. For the first time since 2003, the No. 15 Midshipmen did not win the Patriot League tournament and receive an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. That means Navy (9-5) must wait until Sunday for the selection committee to determine its postseason fate. "It's really nerve-racking, putting our season in somebody else's hands," senior attackman Nick Mirabito acknowledged. "We had an opportunity to secure that, but we didn't get it done."
May 24, 2007
Here's what I hope happens: Years from now, Ryan Boyle, the great lacrosse player, looks back on a stellar career in his chosen sport - from Gilman to Princeton to professional teams in New York and Philadelphia - and he declares the Baltimore Youth Lacrosse League his most important accomplishment. I hope the league is a success and that it lasts forever. Except for a clinic the league held on a rainy, muddy Saturday in March in Patterson Park, not a single ball has been thrown yet, not a single shot taken on goal.
May 10, 2007
Moves Baseball MLB -- Suspended Rangers minor league P Francisco Cruceta 50 games for testing positive for performance-enhancing substance. MARLINS -- Recalled OF Reggie Abercrombie from Triple-A Albuquerque. Optioned OF Eric Reed to Albuquerque. METS -- Signed P Brian Lawrence to minor league contract. REDS -- Released P Rheal Cormier. Placed P Eric Milton (Maryland) on 15-day DL. Activated P Jared Burton from 15-day DL. Colleges NCAA -- Reduced suspension of former Ohio State men's basketball coach Jim O'Brien from five years to two years.
May 2, 2007
Four days before the NCAA Division I tournament's 16-team bracket is unveiled, this much seems clear. Only two of nine at-large spots appear to be open, and those selections could hinge heavily on the results of this week's America East and Colonial Athletic Association conference tournaments, plus the fates of a couple of bubble teams from the Ivy League and a Patriot League also-ran.