Swim to Oxford Ferry highlights clean water

CAMBRIDGE — Herve Hamon and Michael Keene want you to know that the Choptank River’s water is clean and healthy. But actions speak louder than words, so the men did something to demonstrate how safe the river is. On Sunday, the pair hopped off the floating dock at the city’s marina at about 10:50 a.m., […]

Tri-City 11-12 boys fall to Conococheague

HAGERSTOWN – Tri-City Little League’s 11-12 boys baseball team wrapped up their 2018 campaign on July 25, when the North Dorchester squad lost to Conococheague, 11-1, ending their run for a state title. The team had already won the District 6 championship. A statement from league leaders said, “These boys had an amazing season and […]

Tri-City girls fall to Massachusetts

BRISTOL, Conn. – It was a great season for the Tri-City Little League 11-12 girls’ softball team. After the North Dorchester ladies earned the Maryland State Championship, they traveled to Connecticut, where they played for the national title. The girls fell a bit short, losing to Massachusetts in Regional play on Saturday, 4-0. Though they […]

Tri-City 11-12 girls’ softball: State Champs!

POCOMOKE – There are some proud parents and coaches in North Dorchester nowadays, after the District 6 Tri-City Little League 11-12 girls earned the state softball majors division title on July 11. The following day, Tri-City’s 11-12 boys grabbed the District 6 title, and will compete for their state championship on July 21. The girls’ […]

7th Annual Kids’ Firecracker race July 4

CAMBRIDGE – Want to see just how much triathlons have become a part of local culture? Check out the annual Kids’ Firecracker Triathlon for the answer. Seeing children as young as 5 years old strap on their helmets and saddle up on their bikes – with training wheels – pretty much sums it up. This […]

Heart of the Chesapeake Bike Tour July 21

CAMBRIDGE — With over 1,700 miles of shoreline and 600 square miles of land, Dorchester County hosts a rich and diverse history. The Heart of the Chesapeake Bike Tour on July 21, takes you through these landscapes and waterscapes. Choose from the Metric Century (66 miles), Half Century (52 miles), Ragged Point Ride (32 miles) […]

CMS to host annual July 4 kids’ contest

CAMBRIDGE – Local triathlon group, Cambridge Multi-Sport (CMS), and event sponsors Tomey Electric and TCR Event Management, will host the 7th Annual “Firecracker Kid’s Triathlon” on July 4 at 8 a.m. at the Dorchester County Family YMCA. Children ages 5-15 are encouraged to participate, with five age classes and distances for the swim, bike and […]

Chamber Challenge boat docking thrills

CAMBRIDGE – The first-ever Chamber Challenge Boat Docking contest brought an enthusiastic crowd to Long Wharf on Saturday to watch the Chesapeake Cowboys do their stuff. The event was sponsored by the Dorchester Chamber of Commerce. The docking contest, or water rodeo as it’s sometimes called, is a Chesapeake tradition among watermen and a fast-growing […]

Local athletes, volunteers in triathlon

CAMBRIDGE – There was a time when people didn’t know what a triathlon was, much less want to compete in one. Well, those days are over. Several Dorchester County government employees, friends and family, as well as members of local clubs and independent athletes, competed or volunteered in the IRONMAN 70.3 Eagleman on Sunday, showing […]

Harlem Triksterz play for success and unity

CAMBRIDGE — Want to get the attention of — let’s be honest here — some easily distracted middle schoolers? Just do what the Harlem Triksterz do. Well, that’s pretty hard. So, it’s probably best to invite the real deal. A three-man crew from the Triksterz, led by Kevin “Showboat” Jackson, visited the county’s three middle […]