Men’s lacrosse quarters at Towson in 2024, Navy in ’23 and ’25
The NCAA announced Wednesday that Towson University has been selected to host the 2024 NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse quarterfinals at Johnny Unitas Stadium, while Navy will host the 2023 and 2025 quarterfinals at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis.
This marks the first time since May 21, 2006, that Towson will serve as a quarterfinals host. Towson, which will host alongside fellow Colonial Athletic Association member Hofstra, also served as the site of the 2003 men’s quarterfinals.
Navy previously hosted the NCAA men’s lacrosse quarterfinals in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2015 and 2018. It will host alongside the University of Albany in 2023 and Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, in 2025.
As part of the NCAA’s announcement Wednesday of more than 450 future championship sites in various sports, NavyMarine Corps Memorial Stadium will also host the 2022 NCAA Division III football championship game, otherwise known as the Stagg Bowl, for the first time, alongside Stevenson University. Stevenson will also serve as host of the 2023 NCAA Division III men’s volleyball championship at its Owings Mills Gymnasium.
Baseball memorabilia: The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled a bobblehead of Satchel Paige in a Baltimore Black Sox uniform. Part of the “Negro Leagues Special Edition” collection, Paige is one of multiple players available and the Baltimore Black Sox bobblehead is one of five featuring Paige, the most famous player in the history of the Negro Leagues. The bobbleheads were produced exclusively by the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum in conjunction with NegroLeaguesHistory.com and can be purchased by going to bobbleheadhall.com/.
The Baltimore Black Sox, who were active from 1913 to 1936, started as an independent team and were one of the six original teams to make up the Eastern Colored League from 1923 to 1928.