25 years later, Perdue Stadium still glows

SALISBURY — Long before an era when brand-new minor league ballparks became in vogue, the Delmarva Shorebirds built something to last. Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, which first opened its gates in 1996, is currently the fourth-oldest park in the 14-team South Atlantic League. Despite nearly a quarter-century of use, the “Big Chicken Wing” is still […]

Triathlons will be held together in the fall

CAMBRIDGE — Ironman triathlon organizers announced last week that after assessing event scenarios, “and to best meet the needs of our athletes and the Cambridge community, we are pleased to share the 2020 Ironman 70.3 Eagleman triathlon is now scheduled to take place on September 19, 2020 and will be held in conjunction with the […]

Opportunities increase for outdoor recreation

ANNAPOLIS — Given the announcement of the governor’s Roadmap to Recovery, the administration expanded opportunities earlier this month for outdoor exercise and recreation in the state and on Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) properties. BEACHESDNR-owned beaches were opened and outdoor exercise such as walking, jogging, running, swimming, and fishing are permitted, however:• Guidance on […]

Bradley, Walker, Schwarz, Condon are 2020 scholar athletes

DORCHESTER — Four Dorchester County Public School students were named Bayside Athletic Conference 2020 Senior Scholar Athletes on May 5. This is a “high honor as only one girl and one boy is selected from each school,” a statement from the schools said. From North Dorchester High School, Kayley Bradley was recognized for her contributions […]

MPSSAA cancels all events for remainder of school year

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA), after review and consultation with the Maryland State Board of Education and State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon, is officially announcing the cancellation of all MPSSAA events for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, a statement from the group said on Tuesday afternoon. […]

C-SD’s spring teams

CAMBRIDGE – Classes are not being held, but spring teams at Cambridge-South Dorchester High School were formed before the shutdown. The Dorchester Banner is publishing a series of team photos to recognize the efforts of athletes and coaches.

Stay-at-home order affects sports, activities

ANNAPOLIS — Governor Hogan has issued a stay-at-home order in response to the global COVID-19 public health crisis. While there are certain exceptions for essential functions, the primary intent of the order is for people to stay at home in order to limit the spread of the virus.The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has […]

Cambridge Classic has been postponed

SALABERRY-DE-VALLEYFIELD, Canada — The Hydroplane Racing League (HRL), presented by Reliable Diamond Tool, announced on Thursday that its first event of the season in Cambridge, Maryland has been postponed. The race, the Cambridge Classic Powerboat Regatta, had been set for May 16 and 17. The regatta is the oldest powerboat race in North America. It […]

Recreation and Parks youth basketball

March 9 JUNIOR DIVISION PLAY-OFFS@ MLMS Score by Quarters: Home: OZIEL #23 – 8 6 8 7 = (29) Visitors: THE PROPERTY SHOPPE – 1 3 7 5 = (16) Leading scorers of each team: Home: MARKELL QUINONES – 10pts Veonte’ Ashley – 9ps, Manny Reyes – 7pts, Jabari Cornish Jr – 2pts & Taion […]

Vikings fall to Crabbers in 1A East title game

CAMBRIDGE — The Vikings’ season ended on Thursday, with a 64-49 loss to Crisfield High School, while the Crabbers earned the 1A East Championship with the win. As the game started, action was fast and loose, with the excitement in the full gym at Cambridge-South Dorchester possibly affecting the players. The second quarter started with […]