Thursday Morning’s Crabs and Beer

February 05, 2009 | Glenn Clark

Don’t have time to add anything today; my apologies. Will add more tomorrow I promise.

Let’s see what everyone has to say…..

Best of Wednesday’s WNST Blogs:

Casey Willett says 52 talked to Jamie Dukes last night

Drew Forrester headed to Spring Training

Nestor Aparicio says concerts likely part of Preakness changes

Casey Willett says Bigbie again linked to steroid story

Chris Bonetti would like to see Terps involved in event with state college hoops teams

BJ Appel will miss Millar

Casey Willett wonders which Raven would be best to tag

Mark Suchy thinks this Terps team Gary’s ‘most forgettable’ group

Alex Thomas says cops in South Carolina have bigger issues than Phelps

TERRAPINS FOOTBALL:

The Official Site says Ralph signs Top 25 rated incoming class

The Official Site offers complete Signing Day release (pdf)

The Official Site says Ralph credits James Franklin for local recruiting success

The Sun’s Jeff Barker says Ralph addressed LB concerns with recruiting class

The Sun’s Matt Bracken says Cosh’s departure didn’t really hurt Terps in recruiting

The Sun’s Matt Bracken says Nick Klemm, Pete White were late commits to Terps

The Sun’s Matt Bracken says Terps offered White before Miami, Tennessee

The Sun’s Matt Bracken says Klemm made switch due to coaching turnover at BC

The Sun’s Matt Bracken says Ferrera, Arnett most likely to contribute early

The Sun’s Jeff Barker says Ralph hasn’t discussed position change with Tate

The Sun’s Jeff Barker says one QB recruit will be backup, one will redshirt

The Examiner’s Dave Carey says Terps can’t sign all in-state talent

The Examiner’s Steve DeClue says class amongst Friedgen’s best since returning to College Park

The AP says Fridge let out ‘loud yell’ when he heard Pete White had decided on Maryland

The Diamondback’s Jeff Newman says Terps nabbed 4 of 10 best players from state of Maryland

The Diamondback’s Jeff Newman says DeOnte Arnett stuck with Terps despite stock climb

Washington Post’s Eric Prisbell says Ralph ‘reloaded’ at O-Line

Washington Post’s Josh Barr says Miami was believed to be leader for White

Washington Post’s Matthew Rennie says White visited Miami over weekend

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Terps need ‘immediate impact’ from incoming class

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Terps get just one of Top 150

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says WR L. Williams now ineligible

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Terps 3 over scholarship limit

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Ralph has struggled with QB’s

ESPN.com’s Heather Dinich says Ralph thinks class ‘big’, ‘strong’, ‘powerful’

Sporting News’ Brian McLaughlin thinks Terps had 4th best class in ACC

Terrapin Times’ Mike Ashley says Friedgen had ‘jovial demeanor’ in announcing class (must subscribe)

Terrapin Times’ Dan Painter profiles junior prospect Adrian Coxson (must subscribe)

Terrapin Times’ Dan Painter profiles another junior prospect (must subscribe)

TERRAPINS BASKETBALL:

The Sun’s David Steele
says Terps OK off court; not on

The Sun’s Jeff Barker says Gary put Tucker ‘back in rotation’

The Examiner’s Dylan Waugh says Terps had ‘highlights’ in loss to Carolina

The Diamondback’s Mark Selig says Tucker played ‘best game of his Terp career’ in loss to UNC

Washington Post’s Steve Yanda says Gregory has become ‘high energy option’ for Terps

Washington Times’ John Taylor says Gary ‘buzzing’

Washington Times’ Patrick Stevens says Tucker gave Terps ‘instant offense’ off bench

TERRAPINS WOMEN’S BASKETBALL:

The Official Site says Coleman could reach milestones tonight vs. NC State

The Diamondback’s Aaron Kraut says Wolfpack making first visit since Kay Yow’s death

Washington Post’s Camille Powell says Terps will run video tribute to Kay Yow at halftime tonight

TOWSON FOOTBALL:

The Official Site says Ambrose signs 15 in first class as Tigers’ head coach

The Official Site offers complete Signing Day release (pdf)

Frederick News-Post’s Greg Swatek says Bonheyo first athlete from Maryland School for the Deaf to get full D1 scholarship

Washington Post’s Josh Barr says ‘hand signals’ will help Bonheyo on defense

TOWSON LACROSSE:

The Sun’s John Weaver says Seaman thinks ‘defense’ will be ’09 Tigers’ strength

NAVY FOOTBALL:

The Official Site says season tickets for Mids on sale tomorrow

The Sun compiles list of Navy commits-without letter of intent process

Annapolis Capital’s Bill Wagner says Mids beat Boise State, Portland State for Jarred Mack

UMES BASKETBALL:

The Official Site says Chris Conner scores 24, but Hawks fall at Longwood

MT. ST. MARY’S BASKETBALL:

The Official Site previews Eers’ trip to Long Island tonight

The Official Site says Goode Athlete of the Week

Carroll County Times’ Bob Blubaugh says Mount within ‘striking distance’ in NEC

MORGAN BASKETBALL:

The Official Site says Bears, Tigers tied at 11 in series history

HOPKINS LACROSSE:

Inside Lacrosse’s Terry Foy says Michael Kimmel amongst country’s best middies

SALISBURY LACROSSE:

Inside Lacrosse’s Terry Foy says Kylor Berkman in conversation for Player of the Year

RAVENS:

The Official Site’s Geoff Peckham says Ravens used to being involved with Pro Bowl

The Examiner’s Ron Snyder says Bisciotti trying to ‘minimize losses’ during economic troubles

The Examiner’s Tony Giro says Ravens fans take solace in fact that their season better than Redskins’

Carroll County Times’ Aaron Wilson says Hue Jackson wants to see Flacco improve in ‘every area’

ESPN.com’s James Walker says Rice has ‘lot to learn’

Sporting News’ RealScouts thinks Suggs, 52 stay in Baltimore

National Football Post mocks DHB to Ravens

NFL.com’s Vic Carucci says Lewis still thinks Pro Bowl ‘special’

ORIOLES:

The Official Site’s Spencer Fordin says Birds bring back Parrish to minor league deal with Spring Training invite

The Sun says Burres claimed by Blue Jays

The Sun’s Dean Jones Jr. thinks Erbe will spend entire season in Bowie

The Sun’s Dean Jones Jr. thinks Parrish could be ‘solid pickup’

The Sun’s Peter Schmuck says Parrish had good season at AAA last year

The Examiner’s Tony Wisniewski says Wigginton could be biggest acquisition of offseason for Birds

Carroll County Times’ Josh Land says Parrish spent at least part of 8 seasons with Orioles previously

Washington Post’s Cameron Smith says Parrish can opt out of deal if he doesn’t make big league club

CRYSTAL PALACE USA:

The Official Site says Palace to rematch New York Red Bulls in Annapolis

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL:

The Sun’s Sandra McKee says 8 Dunbar players involved in Signing Day event

SWIMMING:

The Sun’s Kevin Van Valkenburg says Phelps has considered skipping London games due to public scrutiny

The AP’s Eddie Pells says USOC CEO wants face to face meeting with Phelps

Washington Post’s Sally Jenkins hopes for ‘perspective’ with Phelps

HORSE RACING:

The Sun’s Bill Ordine says changes to Preakness infield to be announced today

Thoroughbred Times says Magna ‘arranges funding’ for slots fee

SOME QUICK THOUGHTS:

-Congratulations to SunTrust Athlete of the Morning Ryan Bonheyo. Bonheyo became the first ever athlete from the Maryland School for the Deaf to earn a full scholarship to a Division 1 school when his commitment to Towson became official yesterday. Rob Ambrose told Drew this morning he was interested in Bonheyo coming to UConn; so this athlete must be truly special.

Talk to you tomorrow.

-G

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