Wednesday, February 13, 2013
By KRYSTAL NANCOO-RUSSELL, RASHEE RAJ KUMAR and ANGELA WONG, Capital News Service
Wednesday, February 13
COLLEGE PARK-- A University of Maryland graduate student who had an unspecified mental illness shot two of his roommates early Tuesday at their house in College Park, killing one and wounding the other before killing himself, police said. Prince George’s County Police identified the shooter as Dayvon Maurice Green, 23, a top University of Maryland engineering graduate student who had interned with NASA as an undergraduate at Morgan State University in Baltimore. Police said Green used a 9mm handgun to shoot and kill one roommate, Stephen Alex Rane, 22, an undergraduate from Silver Spring, and shoot and wound the other, a 22-year-old undergraduate whose name was not released. The surviving victim was taken to the hospital with non-…
Monday, November 19, 2012
Will you miss seeing the Terps in the ACC?
The University of Maryland’s Board of Regents on Monday approved a move to the Big Ten Conference, ending nearly 60 years of affiliation with the Atlantic Coast Conference, multiple sources reported. Rutgers is expected to announce Tuesday that it will join the Terps in the Big Ten, the New York Daily News reported. Maryland’s move is the latest in a flurry of conference realignment that has drastically altered the landscape of college athletics in recent years, often disrupting traditional regional rivalries as schools chase increasingly lucrative television contracts. Maryland’s move, which could carry a $50 million exit penalty from the ACC, is considered to be a financial strategy that will bring the school a share of the Big Ten’s …
The University's Board of Regents voted Monday to approve the move.
Update, 11 a.m.: The University of Maryland's Board of Regents voted unanimously Monday morning to accept an invitation to join the Big Ten Conference and leave the Atlantic Coast Conference, ESPN reported. It's unclear when Maryland would make the move, but a buy out from the ACC could cost as much as $50 million, according to ESPN. Original Post, 5:30 a.m.: As soon as Monday the University of Maryland could end its 60-year affiliation with the Atlantic Coast Conference and join the Big Ten, according to a Baltimore Sun article. The Board of Regents at the university will meet Monday to discuss the move, thought Baltimore Sun reported it wasn't clear whether the board vote was necessary or if Chanvellor William E. Kirwan could decide on …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Do you remember watching Juan Dixon play for the Terps?
Saturday, November 17, 2012
By CONNOR LETOURNEAU Capital News Service Juan Dixon couldn’t help but feel a bit nostalgic as he sat in a red Comcast Center seat late last month. The Terrapins men’s basketball icon had spent the past 20 minutes discussing life after College Park. He had touched upon a failed drug test, the ups and downs of playing abroad and the NBA comeback attempt that ultimately landed him alongside the newest generation of Terps. Then he paused. A slight smile began to form on the 34-year-old shooting guard’s face as he glanced at the rafters above him. “That’s possible,” Dixon said as he pointed at the 2002 national championship banner. “The reality is, not everybody can make it to the NBA. But that banner, that’s possible. Everybody on the team…
Sunday, November 20, 2011
The Knights win the state title in their first visit to the finals.
Century High School downed defending Class 2A volleyball champion Fallston 3-1 to win the 2011 title at the University of Maryland Saturday. The Knights made the most of their first trip to the finals handing the Cougars their third loss of the season. The Knights ended the season with a 18-1 mark. "It’s kind of surreal right now. It’s amazing," said a choked up Century coach Becky Groves after the game at the press conference. "Some of these girls I’ve coached for four years and I am just so proud of them." Fallston won the first game 25-23 before Century came back to take the next three games 25-23, 25-21 and 25-21. The Knights were down 16-8 in the second game before coming back for the win. Century only dropped seven games during the …
Thursday, November 17, 2011
The girls are on a roll and take on Fallston in the state final game.
The Century Volleyball team topped Loch Raven Wednesday night in the class 2A finals 3-1. The four game scores were 25-11, 23-25, 25-11, 25-11. Century (17-1) advances to the state final game against Fallston (19-2) at the Ritchie Coliseum at the University of Maryland Saturday. The game tips off at noon with Century as the home team. Fallston topped Calvert Wednesday night 3-1 as well to advance to Saturday's game. Tickets to Saturday's game can be purchased online here.