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Behind Donnelly and Greenwalt, No. 2 Terps win convincingly over Richmond, 5-1 —

The No. 2 ranked Maryland Terrapins kicked off their 2019 season with a stellar offensive and stout defensive performance at home against Richmond. Coming off a hot season where Maryland finished 22-3 last year and fell just short of the National Championship for a second consecutive year, the Terps wanted to prove to themselves that they could return back to championship contender shape. Maryland saw the implementation of the new quarter system where instead of the teams playing the customary

Maryland hold New Hampshire scoreless in 5-0 rout —

After an impressive season-opening win against Richmond Friday, the No. 2 ranked Maryland Terrapins continued their dominance by shutting out New Hampshire, 5-0. With this quick turnaround so early in the season, Maryland displayed tremendous conditioning and effort as they completed their opening homestand against the Wildcats, craftily creating a number of scoring opportunities. In the first half, the Terps’ offensive display felt like an avalanche as they thoroughly overwhelmed New Hampshir

VeoRide finds a home in College Park —

The University of Maryland and City of College Park officially welcomed the micro-mobility upstart VeoRide as the city’s new bike-sharing program. With an official campus launch on Aug. 28, VeoRide introduces several affordable options for transportation on and around campus -- in addition to 150 pedal bikes, students and commuters will have access to 75 electric bikes and, for the first time in the city, 75 electric scooters. The bikes and scooters feature a sleek turquoise and black design t

Terps get back to winning with 5-0 rout against Towson —

Maryland traveled up north to Towson to face and came through with a 5-0 win against the Tigers. The Terps spent the weekend at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, competing in the Big 10/ACC Cup where they split their matches at the cup, beating No. 13 Boston College, 3-1 but losing to Duke 0-1. As the visiting team, Maryland found themselves quickly feeling at home with early and frequent visits to their opponent's goal. The first goal came just over a minute in the first quarter

Maryland will past No. 6 Virginia in penalty shootout for 3-2 win —

In the first match of the Terrapin Invitational, Maryland took down No. 6 Virginia (4-1) in penalty shootouts for a 3-2 win. The fourth-ranked Terps (4-1) needed double overtime and more to come out on top against their former ACC rivals for their first top-10 win of the season. “I knew we were going to have to be as athletic, and as lucky I have to say,” head coach Missy Meharg said. “I think for Maryland to come back from behind twice just showed tremendous amount of grit.” Defense was the

Mikesell carries Maryland past Delaware in 99-55 win —

Behind a staunch defensive effort and a steady onslaught of threes from Taylor Mikesell, the No. 8 Maryland Terrapins opened their three-game homestead with a 99-55 win against the Delaware Blue Hens. Mikesell set Maryland’s single-season 3-point record with 95 made threes as a freshman last year. Since scoring 14 points in the season-opener against Wagner, she had been in a shooting slump. Against South Carolina and James Madison, Mikesell shot 4 of 15 from the field and made two of her 10 att

“God’s Not Dead” Author Dr Rice Broocks and Emmy award-winning journalist Dr. Michael Guillen present evidence of God —

Best-selling author Dr. Rice Broocks made a stop at the University of Maryland on Oct. 17 where he hosted the “God’s Not Dead” event with Emmy award-winning journalist Dr. Michael Guillen. They presented members of the UMD community with historical, philosophical and scientific evidence for the existence of God. In 2013, Broocks, a co-founder of Every Nation Churches & Ministries, published his book “God’s Not Dead: Evidence for God in an Age of Uncertainty” -- a book that later inspired three

Terrapins's newcomers lead them past No. 13 Boston College, 3-1 in Big 10-ACC Invitational —

In the first of two Big 10/ACC Cup matchups, Maryland continued their impressive start to the season with a 3-1 win over No. 13 Boston College. Contending away from home for the first time this season, the No. 2 Terps (3-0) depth and versatility were on full display as impactful plays were made from a variety of players. The Terps goals were scored by newcomers, freshman forward Emma DeBerdine and sophomore midfielder Linda Cobano. Though anticipated, the Eagles presented a tough challenge for

Panel Talks Coverings Sports During a Global Pandemic

While COVID-19 has forced much of the sports world to a standstill, sports journalists have to find a way to tell their stories. That was an overarching theme during the Povich Center’s first virtual panel, held Wednesday night via Zoom. During the panel, titled the Impact of COVID-19 on the Sports World, a cast of Merrill graduates discussed how the pandemic has affected sports world-wide and how sports can be covered in these unprecedented times. The panel, moderated by Philip Merrill profes

Experts consider the future of sports news

The digital era brings a constant stream of new and innovative ways to inform, entertain and reach audiences. These advancements in technology demand that the platforms, and the people, who deliver the news keep up. At the Povich Center’s March 4 panel — titled “Newspapers and Sports Departments: What is the Future?” — news executives and educators gathered to discuss the changing newspaper industry and to take up the question: What’s next? The panel included Sam Davis, managing editor of the

Kurkjian On Nats’ Title: A Story You Can’t Make Up

Some of the top baseball writers in the D.C. area gathered at Knight Hall Dec. 2 to discuss what it was like to cover the Washington Nationals’ championship season. The panel, hosted by the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism, featured beat writers Jesse Dougherty (Washington Post), Jamal Collier ( and Brittany Ghiroli (The Athletic), as well as ESPN national baseball writer Tim Kurkjian. The group talked to students about the ebbs and flows of the Nationals’ season, recalling

Liz Clarke Speaks at Povich Center Welcome Reception

The Povich Center kicked off the new school year with its annual Welcome Reception at the Gaylord Library in Knight Hall Sept. 10, featuring Washington Post sportswriter Liz Clarke. Journalism students were invited to a sit-down conversation with Clarke, during which she touched on her eventful summer covering international competitions, relationships with athletes and the qualities that make a good journalist. During the last 21 years with The Post, Clarke has covered nine Olympic Games, thre