Defending World Cup Champions, Spain, will take on El Salvador in an International Friendly at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland. The game scheduled for June 7th will feature Spain vs. El Salvador at 4 p.m. and then will conclude with D.C. United taking on the Columbus Crew.
On April 15, 2011, Deep Creek Lake was selected as the host for the 2014 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships, marking the 25th year anniversary of the 1989 World Championships that were held in Garrett County. This is only the second time in history this event has been held in the United States.
What exactly is Canoe Slalom? Canoe Slalom is one of the most exciting sports in water. Paddlers have to make their way down a 300 meter white water rapid and race through a series of gates. These gates are made up of red and green poles and determine the direction that the paddlers must past through. Not only must the teams race through these gates, but also battle the white water rapids of waves to finish in the quickest time. There are five categories that Canoe Slalom paddlers compete in. Both men and women race in Kayak single and the Canoe single event, men can also race in Canoe double event.
Another successful year is in the books for the SAC Amanda Post Memorial Tournament that wrapped up this past weekend in Ellicott City. The two weekend tournament, however, is about more than just soccer; they were about celebrating Amanda’s life and her family. Continue reading
The University of Delaware may have left with CAA crown, but it was the city of Baltimore that was the real winner. The Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) held its Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament this past weekend at the Baltimore Arena. All nine schools were represented in this year’s tournament, but it was the University of Delaware that will go dancing into the NCAA Tournament.
As the lacrosse season begins, men’s college teams across the nation look to make the trip to M&T Bank Stadium for the 2014 National Championship game in Baltimore. With over 12 national championships, between men’s and women’s, the state of Maryland has become a national powerhouse when it comes to the sport of lacrosse, especially at the Division III level. Let’s take a look to see which men’s and women’s programs could make an appearance in the NCAA tournament this coming spring.
The defending national champions, Stevenson University Mustangs, hope to bring yet another national championship to Owings Mills this spring. Coming off of a 9-8 overtime victory over former CAC rival York College in their home opener, the Mustangs traveled to Syracuse, New York to face RIT in the Carrier Dome this past Saturday. This game was a rematch of last year’s national championship game where the Mustangs defeated the Tigers, 16-14. RIT didn’t let history repeat itself as they defeated the Mustangs in a 15-14 overtime victory. Stevenson hopes to hold on to their No. 1 ranking as they face Nazareth, Cortland, Lynchburg, Tufts, Roanoke and in-state rival Salisbury on their way to Baltimore.