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Crash kills 2 W. Connecticut State lacrosse players, hurts 1

Oct. 23, 2021 11:49 AM EDT

COLCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — Two Western Connecticut State University men's lacrosse players were killed and a teammate was injured in a car crash in Colchester, state police and the university said. The wreck Friday afternoon killed Jacob Chapman and Tyler Graham, both 18...

Appeal seeking early release denied in U.Va. slaying

Oct. 12, 2021 11:14 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former University of Virginia lacrosse player’s efforts to get released early from his 25-year sentence in the 2010 slaying of his ex-girlfriend have been denied, again, by a federal appellate court. George Huguely V, of Chevy Chase, Maryland,...

New trial ordered in killing of teenage lacrosse player

Sep. 25, 2021 12:35 PM EDT

BALTIMORE, Md. (AP) — A Maryland court has ordered a new trial for a man convicted of the mistaken-identity killing of a teenager who was captain of a high school lacrosse team. The Baltimore Sun reports that the Court of Special Appeals ordered a new trial for Shawn...

After outcry, Catholic school renews lacrosse coaching offer

Sep. 21, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

LISLE, Ill. (AP) — A Catholic school in suburban Chicago reversed course Tuesday, offering a job to a girls lacrosse coach that had been rescinded when school officials learned the woman is in a same-sex marriage. A day earlier, word of the rescinded job offer sparked...

Supporters: School cut coach because of same-sex marriage

Sep. 20, 2021 22:12 PM EDT

LISLE, Ill. (AP) — A Catholic school in suburban Chicago rescinded a job offer to a coach after learning that she was in a same-sex marriage, the woman's supporters claim. About 40 alumni, parents and students met outside Benet Academy in Lisle on Monday to support the...

League of their own: Softball players are part-owners

Aug. 28, 2021 12:46 PM EDT

Victoria Hayward will be back on the field this weekend as a player — and as an owner. After hitting .300 at the Tokyo Olympics, the Canadian outfielder heads one of four teams that start play Saturday at Athletes Unlimited in Rosemont, Illinois. ...

Former coach sues Amherst College for alleged discrimination

Aug. 18, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

The former head coach of Amherst College's men's lacrosse team is suing the college because of claims that school officials discriminated against him, and ultimately fired him, on the basis of his race. The lawsuit filed Friday alleges that Rashad Devoe, a Black man, was...