Bay­hawks deal for Blaze mid­fielder Ryan Tucker

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The Ch­e­sa­peake Bay­hawks ac­quired mid­fielder Ryan Tucker from the At­lanta Blaze on Tues­day. Tucker is a Bal­ti­more na­tive who prepped at Gil­man, then be­came an All-Amer­i­can at Vir­ginia. Tucker be­gan his Ma­jor League Lacrosse ca­reer with the Bos­ton Can­nons, play­ing for his fa­ther. When John Tucker stepped down as Bos­ton coach and be­came gen­eral man­ager and coach of the Blaze, he se­lected his son with the third pick of the ex­pan­sion draft. Ch­e­sa­peake traded mid­fielder Greg Co­holan to At­lanta to ob­tain Tucker. Co­holan, also a Vir­ginia alum­nus, to­taled two goals and four as­sists in four games with the Bay­hawks last sea­son. The Bay­hawks and Blaze also ex­changed col­lege draft picks as part of the deal. LAU­REL PARK: The track will be­gin its 51-day fall meet with a nine-race open­ing-day pro­gram Fri­day that in­cludes six races over its turf course. A to­tal of 102 horses were en­tered, an av­er­age of 11.3 per race, as Lau­rel looks to build on the mo­men­tum of its sum­mer meet, dur­ing which the han­dle rose 20 per­cent over 2015 and av­er­age and in-state han­dles in­creased as well. First-race post time is 1:10 p.m. Fri­day’s fea­ture event comes in Race 8, a $45,000 op­tional claim­ing al­lowance for fil­lies and mares 3 and older go­ing 6 fur­longs on the main track. The field of seven in­cludes 124-pound co-high­weights Cur­sive, from sum­mer meet co-train­ing cham­pion Hamil­ton Smith, and Scip’s Sonata, as well as 2015 Mary­land Mil­lion Lassie win­ner Lex­ing­ton Street. Fall-meet rac­ing will be Fri­days, Satur­days and Sun­days through Dec. 31, ex­cept Christ­mas Day. HOCKEY: Wash­ing­ton Cap­i­tals goal­tender Philipp Grubauer of Ger­many has been se­lected to rep­re­sent Team Europe at the World Cup of Hockey, re­plac­ing in­jured Toronto net­min­der Fred­erik An­der­sen. The Maple Leafs an- nounced Mon­day that An­der­sen will be side­lined for three to four weeks be­cause of an up­per-body in­jury he suf­fered in a pre- Olympic qual­i­fier. The World Cup will be held Sept. 17 through Oct. 1 in Toronto. COL­LEGE FOOT­BALL: The Cen­tral In­ter­col­le­giate Ath­letic As­so­ci­a­tion named Bowie State se­nior Justin Nestor (River Hill) Of­fen­sive Line­man of the Week, Amir Hall Quar­ter­back of the Week and Rookie of the Week, se­nior wide­out Nyme Manns (Pat­ter­son) Re­ceiver of the Week and sopho­more Mau­rice Wil­liams (St. Frances) Spe­cial Teams Player of the Week. … The New Jersey Ath­letic Con­fer­ence named Sal­is­bury sopho­more Sean Row­land Spe­cial Teams Player of the Week. MEN’S COL­LEGE SOC­CER: The Big Ten named Mary­land sopho­more for­ward Gor­don Wild Of­fen­sive Player of the Week. … The Cen­ten­nial Con­fer­ence named Wash­ing­ton Col­lege sopho­more goal­keeper Josh Sa­muels De­fen­sive Player of the Week. WOMEN’S COL­LEGE SOC­CER: The Cap­i­tal Ath­letic Con­fer­ence named Sal­is­bury ju­nior de­fender Rachel An­der­son De­fen­sive Player of the Week. ... The Cen­ten­nial Con­fer­ence named Wash­ing­ton Col­lege sopho­more mid­fielder Ari­anna Sa­batino Of­fen­sive Player of the Week. COL­LEGE FIELD HOCKEY: The CAC named Sal­is­bury se­nior for­ward Becca Ri­naca (North Har­ford) Of­fen­sive Player of the Week. WOMEN’S COL­LEGE VOL­LEY­BALL: The Cen­ten­nial Con­fer­ence named Wash­ing­ton Col­lege sopho­more out­side hit­ter Kait­lyn Marino Player of the Week. COL­LEGE BASE­BALL: Wash­ing­ton Col­lege named Cooper Be­lyea an as­sis­tant coach. —

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