| Dec 15, 2013
| 8:46 PM
The fighter known as "Fun Size" came up with a large-sized win.
Bethlehem Catholic graduate Zach Makovsky had a successful UFC debut on Saturday, upsetting Scott Jorgensen with an unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) in a flyweight bout at the Sleep...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:33 PM
UMBC has released its schedule for the 2014 season. Here is a breakdown of the slate that awaits the Retrievers, who went 7-8 last year and failed to qualify for the NCAA tournament for the fourth consecutive season.
10: UMBC has qualified for 10...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:55 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Kareem Ismail (Flintridge Prep, 2013) Macalester College basketball freshman: It didn’t take long for Ismail to garner notice with the Scots.
Thanks in large part to a 27-point,...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 8:31 AM
The rundown of college basketball games involving state teams through the rest of the season ...
Dec. 4: Hartford at La Salle, 7 p.m.; Central vs. New Hampshire, 7 p.m.; Yale vs. Bryant, 7:30 p.m.; Sacred Heart at Hofstra, 7 p.m.
Dec. 6: Quinnipiac...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:15 AM
UMBC announced Tuesday that Aki Thomas has signed a two-year extension that will keep him as head coach of the men's basketball team through the 2015-16 season.
Thomas, who at 34 is one of the youngest coaches in Division I, expressed his gratitude...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:36 PM
After a fall in which the UMBC men’s soccer team won its first America East Conference regular-season title since 2003 and its third conference tournament championship in the past four years, the program seemed poised to make a serious run in the...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Due to the single-elimination nature of the NCAA men’s soccer tournament, many teams find themselves playing a conservative style that may offer fewer rewards but also reduces the risk of going home prematurely.
Case in point: five of Thursday&...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:40 AM
The UMBC women's soccer team's season came to an end last Friday when the squad fell to No. 4 Virginia Tech, 2-0, in the first round of the NCAA tournament. But the finish did not diminish what the program had achieved in 2013.
The Retrievers (13-6-2)...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 9:16 AM
The UConn and Quinnipiac men's soccer teams will play each other Thursday at UConn in an NCAA Tournament first round game.
The teams last met in 2004, with UConn winning 2-1.
Quinnipiac won the MAAC championship Sunday by defeating Monmouth in penalty...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:25 PM
The NCAA men’s soccer selection committee did not do any favors for Maryland, UMBC and Navy.
All three programs earned automatic bids to the 48-team field by winning their respective conference tournaments, but each school has a legitimate gripe...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 8:21 AM
Hartford junior forward Nate Sikma, who came down awkwardly in the season opener last weekend against Quinnipiac and has been on crutches since, will miss 2-3 more weeks as he recovers from a high ankle sprain.
For Hartford, the news could have been...