UMD FOOTBALL WILL CONTINUE ITS ASCENSION IN THE NEWLY-RENOVATED COLE FIELD HOUSE

By Timmy Chong Sports Editor While the University of Maryland hasn’t been regarded as a school renowned for football for several decades, head coach DJ Durkin is in the midst of changing the culture. In his first year working as the head coach last season, Durkin brought a refreshing energy and an inspiring sense of leadership to the team. The football team ended the 2016-17 … Continue reading UMD FOOTBALL WILL CONTINUE ITS ASCENSION IN THE NEWLY-RENOVATED COLE FIELD HOUSE

DJ Durkin Recruits Top Players for New Era of Maryland Football in 2017

By Chandler Parr For Unwind magazine The University of Maryland’s 2017 football recruiting class, nicknamed Shell17, is UN-REAL. When DJ Durkin became the university’s head coach, he promised to rebuild a struggling program. He vowed to recruit better and indeed he did. This is Durkin’s first full recruiting cycle and it is undoubtedly the best recruiting class in Maryland football history— Shell17 is ranked No. 18 … Continue reading DJ Durkin Recruits Top Players for New Era of Maryland Football in 2017

The Price of Sports: How UMD, PSU Students Pay for Games

By Analeigh Hughes For Unwind magazine All over the country, college students are returning to school, and that means more than just new assignments and tests. It means that college sports are back. This is especially evident here in College Park where students love cheering on their fellow Terps, no matter what sport they’re playing. This university prides itself on the fact that all sporting … Continue reading The Price of Sports: How UMD, PSU Students Pay for Games

Maryland Football Shows Improvement with Durkin and Offensive Line

By Ryan Romano Copy Editor The Terps football team entered 2016 as a club in transition. In October of the previous year, they had fired head coach Randy Edsall, who had led Maryland to a middling 22-33 record in four-and-a-half seasons at the helm. Many of the team’s veteran players departed for the sunnier shores of the NFL in the offseason. Coming off a 3-9 … Continue reading Maryland Football Shows Improvement with Durkin and Offensive Line

Looking ahead to the Foster Farms Bowl

By Ryan Connors After Maryland football lost to Rutgers in their season finale, many Maryland fans were left thinking that the team would again be relegated to a meaningless bowl game against an insignificant opponent. But the Terps and their fans can rest easy. Maryland is playing Stanford in the Foster Farms Bowl on December 30 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, the home … Continue reading Looking ahead to the Foster Farms Bowl

Terps to take on Michigan State Without Diggs

By Justin Meyer Maryland will take on two-loss Michigan State this Saturday at 8 p.m. in what will be the first night game at Byrd Stadium since Oct. 15, 2011. Coming off of a bye week and an away victory against Penn State, the Terps will be riding a high heading into the clash with the Spartans, who experienced a disappointing home loss in their … Continue reading Terps to take on Michigan State Without Diggs

Nearly $30,000 and counting: Fraternity runs to Baltimore, raises money for brother with cancer

By Abby Burton When Kyle Greaver announced to his Phi Gamma Delta fraternity brothers in January he had been diagnosed with cancer, they knew right away they wanted to do something to help, something big. “We knew we wanted to have an impact,” the fraternity’s president, sophomore finance and economics major Greg Birman said. “It would have to be something this campus had never seen … Continue reading Nearly $30,000 and counting: Fraternity runs to Baltimore, raises money for brother with cancer

Timeline of Maryland’s Big Ten Move

By Ryan Connors Nov. 14, 2011— Commission assigned by Wallace Loh to help the athletic department decrease its multimillion-dollar deficit recommends cutting eight varsity sports. Nov. 21, 2011— Maryland accepts commission’s recommendation to cut eight varsity sports, gives each sport’s supporters until June 30 to raise eight years’ worth of funds. July 2, 2012— Maryland announces plans to cut seven varsity sports after men’s outdoor … Continue reading Timeline of Maryland’s Big Ten Move

Ravens or Redskins? Your friendly neighborhood rivals

By Rebecca Torchia   Nothing excites football fans more than a rivalry. Surprisingly, no rivalry exists in the state of Maryland. Although two professional teams call the state their home, the only tension between the Baltimore Ravens and the Washington Redskins is the struggle for the biggest fan base. The Redskins are a much older team. Washington acquired the franchise from Boston in 1937. Meanwhile, … Continue reading Ravens or Redskins? Your friendly neighborhood rivals