Skipjack race is Saturday

CAMBRIDGE — The 23rd annual Choptank Heritage Skipjack Race will be held on the Choptank River in Cambridge at 9 a.m. Sept. 21. This event, which is hosted by the Dorchester Skipjack Committee, will include a parade of boats and the race. It features skipjacks that were originally built in 1886 to the Nathan of […]

Racquet Club offers more than tennis

CAMBRIDGE — The Bay Country Racquet Club owned by Eastern Shore Sports Academy, LLC at 515 Leonards Lane, Cambridge, is expanding its indoor sports play.” Last year we added a batting cage ” says George Obermeier, owner of the club. It quickly became very popular and the club currently has only a few more times […]

Pro players find way to give back

CAMBRIDGE — There are always guys playing ball at the Glasgow court. But not quite like this. Two lines of young boys, with two men giving instructions. The kids take the ball, and begin going through drills, maneuvering around cones, pivoting and passing. And doing all of it with focus, in quite an organized manner. […]

Vikings ready for 2019 football season

CAMBRIDGE — The Vikings will begin their 2019 football season with a two-hour road trip to Rising Sun (2A) on Sept. 6. Coach Gaven Parker has his men psyched up for the first battle of the campaign. “Expectations are high,” he said on Friday. He is in his second year in charge, and with his […]

ND names varsity, JV teams; new gym ready

SHILOH — Tryouts took place on Thursday and Friday, and Lady Eagles 2019 varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams are set. And just to make things extra special, the girls will have a brand-new, top-of-the-line gym in which to play and practice, with the new North Dorchester High School set to open in September. “I […]

Hengst reviews Eagleman, Ironman contributions

CAMBRIDGE — The new Race Director of Eagleman and Ironman Maryland, Angie Hengst, introduced herself to members of the county council on Aug. 6. Ms. Hengst assumed leadership of the events following the death this spring of Gerry Boyle. A native of Chesapeake City in Cecil County, she attended graduate school at Horn Point. “I […]

Bunde wants video team in DoCo

CAMBRIDGE — Word of Dorchester County, its beauty, history and thriving sports scene could soon reach a new audience. Local athlete and fitness enthusiast Karah Bunde has contacted videographers the Buttery Bros and asked them to document preparations for an Ironman race in the county. With the Bros having more than 67,000 followers on their […]

Thunder on the Choptank rocks the river

CAMBRIDGE — The Third Annual Thunder on the Choptank powerboat races took place in Cambridge on Saturday and Sunday. Teams and fans from up and down the East Coast and Canada filled Gerry Boyle Park at Great Marsh for the two days of speed and splashes. The races were the Eastern Divisionals of the American […]

Frederick seals fate For Dorchester All Stars

FREDERICK — Dorchester Junior All Stars 2019 watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in an 8-1 loss to Frederick on Sunday. Frederick scored on a single by Nathan in the first inning, a single by Landon in the second inning, and a groundout by Peyton in the second inning. Dorchester lost despite […]

7-8 boys end season vs. Home Run Baker

CAMBRIDGE — The 7- and 8-year-old boys of the Cambridge Little League’s machine-pitch team ended their season at a tournament over the weekend with a couple of strong wins and a very close loss to Home Run Baker. On Saturday, they played three games. First, they played West Salisbury and won 14-1. Next was Berlin, […]