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 […]

Cambridge Classic Regatta is May 19-20

CAMBRIDGE — The country’s longest-running powerboat races happen right here in Dorchester! This year marks the 108th Cambridge Classic Power Boat Regatta May 19-20 on the Choptank River. Some of these boats reach speeds up to 170mph! The fleet ranges from the classic Jersey speed skiffs turning on their sides and going airborne at 70mph […]

Vikings’ bocce team is heading to States

STEVENSVILLE – The young men and women of Cambridge-South Dorchester’s bocce team tossed and rolled their way to success on the courts Thursday, bringing home a district championship. In doing so, they qualified for the state championships later this month. Bocce is the spring season unified sport in Maryland public schools. In unified sports, a […]

Parker is new leader of C-SD football team

CAMBRIDGE — Assistant Coach Gaven Parker has been named Head Coach of the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Viking football team, taking the place of Jake Coleman who is stepping down after 12 seasons at the helm. Parker, a physical education teacher at Vienna Elementary School, played football for Laurel, Delaware High School and Salisbury University, […]

Coleman resigns as football head coach

ester Banner/Dave Ryan Jake Coleman, third from the left, has announced his retirement as head coach of Cambridge-South Dorchester’s varsity football team.

CAMBRIDGE – Jake Coleman has resigned as head coach of Cambridge-South Dorchester High School’s varsity football team. He announced the move April 17 in a post on social media. He leaves the program after compiling a record of 92-51, with 10 consecutive 1A Bayside Titles and two region titles. Under Coach Coleman, the Vikings made […]

County’s Little Leaguers hit the diamonds

CAMBRIDGE – Young athletes and their families had an exciting morning on Saturday, as Little League baseball and softball players took part in Opening Day ceremonies and the first games of the 2018 season. In Cambridge, the day began with the traditional parade down Race Street. In a procession led by a police car and […]

Vikings softball team beats Mardela 6-1

Dorchester Banner/Dave Ryan The Cambridge-South Dorchester High School 2018 softball team’s players and coaches paused for a photo Friday after their 6-1 victory over visiting Mardela. In front from the left are Sabrina McKelvey, Adrienne Kane, Abby Robinson, Delanie Henry, Natalie Kerr, Chloe Warrell and Kady Willey. In the middle from the left are Kim Larimer, Maddie Abbott, Maddie Lednum, Maddie Pleasants, Ariah Matos, Brooke Windsor and Paige Phillips. Coaches from the left are Megan Newman, Bruce Springer, Wade Willey, Dennis Wooten and Head Coach Kareem Otey.

CAMBRIDGE – They got off to a bit of slow start, but the Vikings picked up the pace on Friday, and beat the visiting Mardela High School Warriors, 6-1. With Cambridge-South Dorchester down 1-0 in the second inning, Head Coach Kareem Otey knew her girls had to keep their composure and play hard. “We knew […]

Messick is named director of golf at Hyatt

Submitted to The Dorchester Banner/Hyatt Cambridge-South Dorchester High School graduate Abby Messick is advancing her career in the world of professional golf.

CAMBRIDGE – Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina (HRCB) announce Abby Messick has been named Director of Golf at River Marsh Golf Club. An LPGA Teaching & Club Pro Division Class A Member since 2008, Ms. Messick is one of only 200 members who have earned this title. In her new role, […]

NDHS March Athletes of the Month

Submitted to Dorchester Banner/NDHS North Dorchester High School’s Athletes of the Month for March are, in front from the left, Brie Bates and Jacob Murphy. In back from the left are Joe Bates, ND Athletic Director Dave Morrissette and Brooke Harding.

SHILOH – North Dorchester High School has named its Athletes of the Month for March. The student athletes are awarded based not only on their sports performances, but also for their achievements in academics and leadership. The varsity boy and girl were sponsored by Jimmie and Sooks. The junior varsity/underclassmen were sponsored by Regal Cinemas […]

ND is fifth at Reach the Beach Nationals

Dorchester Banner/Dave Ryan Members of North Dorchester High School’s cheerleading team celebrated their fifth-place finish at last weekend’s Reach the Beach OC Rec/Schools Nationals cheer and dance competition in Ocean City. In front from the left are Savannah Windsor, Hannah, Mccollister, Jasmine lofland, and Jessica Young. In the middle from the left are Jessica Ramey, Kyla Riggs, Zhela Alison, Kari Tolley and Bri’yania Chester. In back from the left are Kayley Bradley, Jasmine Pearson, Madison Schuyler, Jacob Dashiell, Alison Layton and Abigail Callahan. Cami Abbott and Jordan Lewis were unable to attend.

OCEAN CITY – The North Dorchester High School cheerleading team placed fifth in the weekend’s “Reach the Beach OC Rec/Schools Nationals” cheer and dance competition in Ocean City. Fifth is pretty good for cheerleading, but they might have been champs when it comes to compassion. The Eagle girls and boy dedicated their performance to teammate […]