Archive for February, 2012

February 19, 2012

Meyer’s Victory Keeps Family Tradition Alive

by Eric Meany
Mark Meyer

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Mark Meyer finished the men’s 200-yard butterfly in second place behind his teammate and older brother Adam in each of his first two years competing in the Patriot League Swimming and Diving Championships.

Adam still holds the league’s record time in the event, but since his graduation in 2010 Mark has made the race his own, and on Saturday night in Lejeune Hall the Naval Academy senior won it for the second consecutive year.

“I’m a little sad I didn’t get any closer to his record here,” Meyer said. “But I have another chance next week.”

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February 10, 2012

Good Counsel’s Diggs Chooses Maryland

by Eric Meany

The University of Maryland football program got its first win of 2012 seven months earlier than expected Friday night as Our Lady of Good Counsel wide receiver Stefon Diggs announced his decision to play for the Terps in the fall.

“I feel good about my decision, I feel 100 percent sure,”  Diggs said before donning a Maryland cap in front of an enthusiastic overflow crowd at Looney’s Pub in College Park, where he made the announcement. “I want to win championships, I want to win bowl games, and where’s a better place to do it than your city.”

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