IRONMAN Maryland triathlon is canceled

CAMBRIDGE — A local sports tradition, one that attracts thousands of visitors annually, will not take place this year. Organizers announced last week the cancellation of the IRONMAN Maryland triathlon. “With the health and safety of our community being an utmost priority, and based on the direction and recommendations of public health agencies and local […]

DNR Fishing Report: Trout and snakehead action in Dorchester

ANNAPOLIS — In the middle Chesapeake Bay, bottom fishing action for both spot and perch can be found at Hacketts and Thomas points on shell bottom and bars, as well as around Eastern Bay, Poplar Island, and the Severn and Choptank rivers. Small bluefish and Spanish mackerel should be moving into the area soon, with […]

C-SD Football Coach Parker’s update on 2020 season

CAMBRIDGE — Vikings’ Football Head Coach Gaven Parker released a statement on social media on Thursday, following Superintendent W. David Bromwell’s interview on WHCP Radio 101.5’s Cambridge Community Conversations, in which Mr. Bromwell said it seemed unlikely there would be fall sports this season. Though the decision has not been made in Dorchester, the coronavirus […]

Fishing report: Plenty of species to catch and enjoy in Md.

ANNAPOLIS — This is a marvelous time of year to enjoy Maryland’s outdoors, and recreational crabbing is just one way to get onto the quiet tidal creeks and rivers of the Chesapeake Bay. Fishing the Chesapeake Bay is a time-honored tradition. While anglers often set their sights on striped bass there are several other species […]

NASCAR: Six races in three days in August at Dover

DOVER — Dover International Speedway sat silent when its spring NASCAR weekend in May was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.That will hardly be the case in August, as officials from Dover International Speedway announced on Wednesday that the “Monster Mile” will host an unprecedented NASCAR Cup Series doubleheader at the track on Aug. 22 […]

Delmarva Shorebirds cancel 2020 season

SALISBURY — Major League Baseball has officially informed Minor League Baseball that it will not be providing its affiliated MiLB teams with players for the 2020 season. That means there will not be a minor league season for the Delmarva Shorebirds. The verdict is especially bitter, as the team was set to open their 25th […]

Perseverance Swim — Father’s Day 2020

CAMBRIDGE — It all started with a vision: What would it feel like to swim the length of the Choptank River, from its mouth at Tilghman Island, back to Cambridge, all 17 miles of it as the seagulls fly?This, of course, required training and discipline, building up strength and lasting longer in the water; with […]

Junior Achievement to host 34th tournament

BERLIN — Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore (JAES) is gearing up to host their 34th Annual Golf Tournament on July 1, 2020 at the War Admiral Glen Riddle Golf Course in Berlin. The tournament is presented by BBSI and sponsored by many other local businesses on the Eastern Shore. “I’ll admit that we weren’t […]

DNR reports stripers, perch, spot are biting

ANNAPOLIS — Warm, sunny days continue as we approach the longest daylight hours of the year. Main bay water temperatures warmed considerably to the mid 70s and will continue rise the next week.Some of the deeper waters from Swan Point to Bloody Point are starting to show unsuitable oxygen conditions for bay fish. With rivers […]

Team practices will resume on August 12

ANNAPOLIS — State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon has announced the availability of member schools to re-engage student-athletes in outdoor participation. Dr. Salmon, in her remarks on June 10, said school practices may begin in accordance with the appropriate timeline for high school sports as described in COMAR 13A.06.03, which is currently Aug. 12.“The […]