Athletes support YMCA in Crab Run

CAMBRIDGE — On April 20th, at 7:30 a.m., 60 runners toed the line for the 2019 Cambridge Crab Run Half Marathon. This 13.1 mile course, which started at Great Marsh Park in Cambridge, is an exact copy of the run course for the upcoming Eagleman 70.3 triathlon in June. With participants from five different states, […]

C-SDHS opens new bocce court

CAMBRIDGE — Cambridge-South Dorchester High School bocce players opened a new turf court at the school last week, thanks to a team effort. Led by a commitment to Unified Sports and Special Olympics, the court is the result of a fundraising effort by Principal Dave Bromwell and Coach Jake Coleman. Community members Jim Crain and […]

Eagles’ boys tennis beats North Caroline

SHILOH — The North Dorchester High School boys’ tennis team took their second win of the season against North Caroline on Thursday. The final score was 6-1.In first doubles, Michael Kroeger and Daniel Bradshaw won their game 8-3. In second doubles, Dalton Adshead and Tai’jere Dotson won their game 8-4, and the newest duo, Connor […]

Dorchester Vikings Youth’s first local meet

Submitted to the Dorchester Banner/Nicole Coleman Members of the Dorchester Vikings Youth Track Team gathered for a photo after their exhibition at the Cambridge Classic Invitational Track and Field Meet on Friday. The team is the first middle school-aged track and field squad in the county.

CAMBRIDGE — The next generation of track and field athletes got their baptism of fire Friday, when the Dorchester Vikings Youth Track Team’s athletes participated in the Cambridge Classic Invitational. The meet is hosted annually by C-SD’s team as a fundraiser, and this year attracted 13 other high school teams from around the state. And […]

Training for the St. Michaels Running Festival

UM Shore Regional Health's Neurosurgery team is, in front from the left, Kelsey Wilson, Candice Gardini, Erika Jordan and Wendy Towers. In back from the left are Tom Bush, Cindy Yost, Robert Brault, Khalid Kurtom and Tyler Gogoll.

EASTON — The UM Shore Regional Health neurosurgery team led by Khalid Kurtom, MD has taken on a new challenge— one that’s sending them to the gym once they leave the OR or the Neurosurgery practice office in Shore Medical Pavilion at Easton at the end of their day. “As a team, we have taken […]

Recreation and Parks youth basketball playoff results

Property Shoppe junior team, coached by Elbert Greene and Jayson Bleyer, took seventh place. Players were: Zamarion Blake, Omari Wallace, Shyne Robinson, Cincere Gibson, Peyton Bleyer, Ca’Marye Wallace, Collin Bair, Antwane Ringgold, Omarion Travers and Tyrone Smith.

MARCH 15 SENIOR DIVISION Score by Quarters: Home: KELLY’S EXCAVATING – 18 10 13 5 — (46) Visitors: CMP FLOORING – 4 10 17 0 — (31) Leading scorers of each team: Home: JEFFREY SPRINGER JR – 14PTS; De’Iambray Berdaux – 12pts; Jymaree Meekins & Ja’Len Woolford – 8pts; Takii Smith Jr – 4pts Visitors: […]

Ironman Athlete Choice Awards announced

Submitted to the Dorchester Banner Quiet roads and beautiful views are two of the qualities that triathletes love about competing in Dorchester County.

TAMPA, Fla. – IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holdings company, last week announced the results of its 2018 Athlete Choice Awards, releasing the Top 10 scoring events in a variety of categories based solely on athlete surveys from all of the 2018 IRONMAN® and IRONMAN® 70.3® races globally. Out of the 41 IRONMAN series events that […]

Adams – An athlete at one with the water

Submitted to the Dorchester Banner Kathryn Adams crossing the finish line at the Diamond Man Olympic Triathlon in September 2018.

CAMBRIDGE — Watching Kathryn Adams swim is like watching a dolphin. She is almost mystical as she becomes one with the water, effortlessly propelling herself at speeds faster than most fish in the Choptank River. “I grew up in Cambridge,” she said. “My dad was big into sailing, and we were always around the water. […]

Eagles name February athletes of the month

Dorchester Banner/Dave Ryan North Dorchester High School’s athletes of the month for February are, from the left, Gary Pledger, Breisha Cephas, Lexie Mills and Jaime Fonseca-Gonzalez.

SHILOH — North Dorchester High School Athletic Director Dave Morrissette has named the Eagles’ February athletes of the month. The awards are given to recognize not only the students’ success in sports, but also in the classroom. Metal Arc of Cambridge sponsored a gift for the varsity winners. Regal Cinemas donated tickets to the junior […]

Debbie Herr Cornwell – Paying it forward

Submitted to the Dorchester Banner Debbie Herr Cornwell is seen with her son Ben after the Across the Bay 10K.

CAMBRIDGE — Debbie Herr Cornwell and her son Ben were on the Cape May-Lewes Ferry waiting for the start of the “Escape the Cape” Sprint Triathlon. Knowing that his mother was nervous, Ben suggested that they count to three before jumping from the 12-foot high deck. When the gun fired he surprised her by yelling […]