Johnston is NCAA Woman of the Year finalist

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Salisbury University field hockey standout Arielle Johnston was named Oct. 15 as one of the nine finalists for the 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. Nine finalists, three women from each NCAA division, were selected for their outstanding achievements in academics, athletics, community service and leadership. Johnston is only the second […]

Gulls begin practices, prepare for seasons

SALISBURY — On July 21, the Capital Athletic Conference and Salisbury University announced the suspension of fall sports competitions. A week later, the New Jersey Athletic Conference released its suspension news which affected the football team.Instead of being defeated by the news, SU student-athletes, coaches, and support staff got creative in how to deliver a […]

Mild conditions make fine fishing weather

ANNAPOLIS — September and early October are noted for the beautiful and mild sunny days that grace us, so make sure to take advantage of them and enjoy the Maryland outdoors with family and friends. Middle BayMuch of the focus is toward striped bass and their shift into a fall pattern of behavior. Trolling a […]

Triathletes visit city, race for pride

CAMBRIDGE — Last week, the atmosphere throughout Dorchester County should have been electric as thousands of Ironman athletes and their support crews would have descended upon the City of Cambridge to compete in IRONMAN Maryland. Bars and restaurants should have been overflowing with cheering patrons and merchants should have had brisk sales of Maryland merchandise.Unfortunately, […]

Schrock catches record Florida pompano

TILGHMAN ISLAND — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has officially recognized 26-year-old David Schrock of Woolford as the second official state record holder for the Florida pompano (Trachinotus carolinus) in the Chesapeake Division. Schrock caught the record-breaking 5.05-pound fish on Tilghman Island during the Labor Day weekend, a statement from the DNR said. The […]

2020 fundraising campaign is now underway

EASTON — Last month, the YMCA of the Chesapeake launched its 2020 Annual Campaign at all eleven of its locations across Delmarva. Funds raised through the Annual Campaign support the organization’s programs and operations and ensure that no one is turned away from due to inability to pay. The YMCA has set the ambitious goal […]

Spanish mackerel are making their move

ANNAPOLIS — Spanish mackerel have moved solidly into the middle bay and anglers can expect to find them along the edges of the shipping channel almost up to the Bay Bridge. The bulk of the action is from the mouth of the Severn River and Poplar Island south. The channel edge near Buoy 83 south […]

Galestown’s Smoot started career on Shore

SALISBURY — Homer Smoot’s time in the MLB can not compare to other legendary players to come from the Eastern Shore like Home Run Baker and Jimmie “Double XX” Foxx who each are Hall of Famers, but Smoot still turned in an impressive baseball career all starting here on Delmarva. In fact, it was thanks […]

Contest win becomes a bonding experience

OCEAN CITY — Sometimes, it’s about more than just the biggest fish. J.C. Collins, Jake Coleman, Frank Whirley and his son Frankie Whirley won first place in the White Marlin Open in the yellow fin tuna small boat division on the weekend of Aug. 9 and 10. Their winning catch weighed 121 pounds, and was […]

Cpl. DeWitt sets Maryland State Records

FREDERICK — On Aug. 1, Stacey DeWitt competed in the USPA 4th Annual Maryland Drug Tested State Powerlifting Championship, at the Frederick Fairgrounds. When she is not on the lifting platform, Ms. DeWitt is a corporal with the Caroline County Sheriff’s Office. This powerlifting competition was the first meet she had competed in since beginning […]