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, […]

5th Sporting Clays event raises $77K

QUEENSTOWN — The recent 5th annual Sporting Clays Classic was a great success, netting $77,227 to benefit the breast imaging and biopsy equipment and program needs of the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health. Offered by UM Memorial Hospital Foundation at The Point at Pintail in Queenstown on June 9, […]

Fifth annual bike tour honors Brannock

CAMBRIDGE — An icon of health and fitness in Dorchester County will be remembered on July 20, at the Fifth Annual Heart of the Chesapeake Bike Tour. The tour’s mission is to support the Bob Brannock Endowment Fund, which will assist in supporting the ongoing facility and operations challenges in which Mr. Brannock was involved […]

Former local wins gold in Virginia games

RICHMOND, Va. — The Special Olympics Summer Games for Virginia were on June 8 at the University of Richmond and Pat Losty formerly of Cambridge competed in three swimming events: 100 IM, 100 Breaststroke, and 100 Freestyle. Pat won Gold Medals in both the 100 IM and the 100 Freestyle. The Virginia Summer Games now […]

Gerry Boyle Kids’ Firecracker Tri is July 4

CAMBRIDGE — The torch – or the firecracker, figuratively speaking, of course – is being passed to the next generation of triathletes. The Gerry Boyle Firecracker Kids’ Triathlon will take place, as always, on July 4. What’s different this year is the name. “Cambridge Multi-Sport (CMS) decided to add Gerry Boyle’s name to the annual […]