Tri-City 11-12 girls’ softball: State Champs!

POCOMOKE – There are some proud parents and coaches in North Dorchester nowadays, after the District 6 Tri-City Little League 11-12 girls earned the state softball majors division title on July 11. The following day, Tri-City’s 11-12 boys grabbed the District 6 title, and will compete for their state championship on July 21. The girls’ […]

7th Annual Kids’ Firecracker race July 4

CAMBRIDGE – Want to see just how much triathlons have become a part of local culture? Check out the annual Kids’ Firecracker Triathlon for the answer. Seeing children as young as 5 years old strap on their helmets and saddle up on their bikes – with training wheels – pretty much sums it up. This […]

Heart of the Chesapeake Bike Tour July 21

CAMBRIDGE — With over 1,700 miles of shoreline and 600 square miles of land, Dorchester County hosts a rich and diverse history. The Heart of the Chesapeake Bike Tour on July 21, takes you through these landscapes and waterscapes. Choose from the Metric Century (66 miles), Half Century (52 miles), Ragged Point Ride (32 miles) […]

CMS to host annual July 4 kids’ contest

CAMBRIDGE – Local triathlon group, Cambridge Multi-Sport (CMS), and event sponsors Tomey Electric and TCR Event Management, will host the 7th Annual “Firecracker Kid’s Triathlon” on July 4 at 8 a.m. at the Dorchester County Family YMCA. Children ages 5-15 are encouraged to participate, with five age classes and distances for the swim, bike and […]

Chamber Challenge boat docking thrills

CAMBRIDGE – The first-ever Chamber Challenge Boat Docking contest brought an enthusiastic crowd to Long Wharf on Saturday to watch the Chesapeake Cowboys do their stuff. The event was sponsored by the Dorchester Chamber of Commerce. The docking contest, or water rodeo as it’s sometimes called, is a Chesapeake tradition among watermen and a fast-growing […]

Local athletes, volunteers in triathlon

CAMBRIDGE – There was a time when people didn’t know what a triathlon was, much less want to compete in one. Well, those days are over. Several Dorchester County government employees, friends and family, as well as members of local clubs and independent athletes, competed or volunteered in the IRONMAN 70.3 Eagleman on Sunday, showing […]

Harlem Triksterz play for success and unity

CAMBRIDGE — Want to get the attention of — let’s be honest here — some easily distracted middle schoolers? Just do what the Harlem Triksterz do. Well, that’s pretty hard. So, it’s probably best to invite the real deal. A three-man crew from the Triksterz, led by Kevin “Showboat” Jackson, visited the county’s three middle […]

Eagles announce May Athletes of the Month

SHILOH — North Dorchester High School Athletic Director Dave Morrissette has announced the Eagles’ athletes of the month for May. Every month, the school honors its top student/athletes, based not only on their performance in sports, but also for their academic achievements, leadership and behavior. The students receive awards sponsored by community donors. This month, […]

Dorchester awarded North American 70.3 Triclub Championship

CAMBRIDGE – Dorchester County further cemented its reputation as a top destination for endurance events with the announcement last week that the county will host the prestigious North American 70.3 TriClub Championship, June 9, 2019 in conjunction with IRONMAN Eagleman. The event is expected to attract an additional 1,000 race participants from more than 250 […]

BREAKING NEWS: Cambridge Classic still on for Saturday, despite weather

Allen Nelson announced Thursday that in spite of blustery weather over the previous few days, with more in the forecast, the Cambridge Classic Powerboat Regatta will be held as scheduled on Saturday.

By Dave Ryan Dorchester Banner CAMBRIDGE – It takes more than a little rain to stop this crew.  Though many events scheduled for the Eastern Shore this weekend have already been canceled, that’s not the case for the Cambridge Classic Powerboat Regatta. “We’re going,” Cambridge Powerboat Racing Association Vice Commodore Allen Nelson said on Thursday […]