| Mar 23, 2013
| 11:53 PM
UMBC senior defender Ethan Murphy scored his first goal of the season to break an 8-8 tie and the host Retrievers held on to defeat Mount St. Mary's, 10-8, on Saturday.
Murphy scored the game-winner with 6:48 left. He also finished with six ground...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:15 AM
The Internet is changing how leaders talk. Leaders from Rome to Beijing and beyond are helping usher in a new era of plain speaking. But American leaders are lagging behind, stuck in old patterns of windy and obfuscatory speech.
Around the globe, what's...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Twelve teams in Division III have yet to sustain a loss this season, and one of them is No. 4 Washington College. The Shoremen improved to 8-0 after Wednesday’s 11-10 win at Haverford, and coach Jeff Shirk doesn’t shy away from the hoopla...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 11:40 PM
R.G. Keenan (Boys' Latin) scored his only goal of the game six seconds into overtime to lift the No. 4 North Carolina men's lacrosse team to an 11-10 win over No. 12 Johns Hopkins on Saturday.
The Tar Heels (7-3) never trailed until John Greeley...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:20 PM
The Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse announced that assistant coach John Tucker (Johns Hopkins) will take over head coaching duties from Steve Duffy for the remaining eight games of the season.
Tucker is a former Chesapeake Bayhawks and Baltimore...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Ind., has appointed former Washington College coach Terry Corcoran as its first men's lacrosse coach. Corcoran, who leaves his position as Elizabethtown coach, brings 31 seasons of experience as a head coach to a Little...
| Jun 30, 2013
If Union Gen. George Gordon Meade had had his way, the battle that changed the course of the Civil War would have taken place on Maryland soil.
A fight in a Pennsylvania crossroads town called Gettysburg wasn't in his plans for July 1, 1863. Nor was the...
| May 7, 2013
| 4:55 PM
No. 1-ranked and undefeated Maryland had six student-athletes selected to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association All-Region team, announced Tuesday. Seniors Katie Schwarzmann (Century), Alex Aust, Iliana Sanza (St. Paul's) and freshman...
| May 14, 2013
| 7:50 PM
As the five young writers sat with bated breath, Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post book critic Michael Dirda told them that a life of wordsmithing would bring them pain.
One of them would soon win the nation's most lucrative literary award, the...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Congratulations to Tim Marcin, winner of Washington College's Sophie Kerr Prize, worth $61,192 this year.
The 22-year-old from Wilmington, Del., who is headed to Northwestern University, plans to pursue a sports writing career. That's a worthy goal --...
| May 25, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Mud pits, electric wires, climbing walls and a long-distance run — for most participants, outdoor obstacle races offer a chance to overcome physical challenges and bond with friends, often in a rowdy atmosphere.
But even as these adrenaline-fueled...