Vikings softball team beats Mardela 6-1

Dorchester Banner/Dave Ryan The Cambridge-South Dorchester High School 2018 softball team’s players and coaches paused for a photo Friday after their 6-1 victory over visiting Mardela. In front from the left are Sabrina McKelvey, Adrienne Kane, Abby Robinson, Delanie Henry, Natalie Kerr, Chloe Warrell and Kady Willey. In the middle from the left are Kim Larimer, Maddie Abbott, Maddie Lednum, Maddie Pleasants, Ariah Matos, Brooke Windsor and Paige Phillips. Coaches from the left are Megan Newman, Bruce Springer, Wade Willey, Dennis Wooten and Head Coach Kareem Otey.

CAMBRIDGE – They got off to a bit of slow start, but the Vikings picked up the pace on Friday, and beat the visiting Mardela High School Warriors, 6-1. With Cambridge-South Dorchester down 1-0 in the second inning, Head Coach Kareem Otey knew her girls had to keep their composure and play hard. “We knew […]

Messick is named director of golf at Hyatt

Submitted to The Dorchester Banner/Hyatt Cambridge-South Dorchester High School graduate Abby Messick is advancing her career in the world of professional golf.

CAMBRIDGE – Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina (HRCB) announce Abby Messick has been named Director of Golf at River Marsh Golf Club. An LPGA Teaching & Club Pro Division Class A Member since 2008, Ms. Messick is one of only 200 members who have earned this title. In her new role, […]

NDHS March Athletes of the Month

Submitted to Dorchester Banner/NDHS North Dorchester High School’s Athletes of the Month for March are, in front from the left, Brie Bates and Jacob Murphy. In back from the left are Joe Bates, ND Athletic Director Dave Morrissette and Brooke Harding.

SHILOH – North Dorchester High School has named its Athletes of the Month for March. The student athletes are awarded based not only on their sports performances, but also for their achievements in academics and leadership. The varsity boy and girl were sponsored by Jimmie and Sooks. The junior varsity/underclassmen were sponsored by Regal Cinemas […]

ND is fifth at Reach the Beach Nationals

Dorchester Banner/Dave Ryan Members of North Dorchester High School’s cheerleading team celebrated their fifth-place finish at last weekend’s Reach the Beach OC Rec/Schools Nationals cheer and dance competition in Ocean City. In front from the left are Savannah Windsor, Hannah, Mccollister, Jasmine lofland, and Jessica Young. In the middle from the left are Jessica Ramey, Kyla Riggs, Zhela Alison, Kari Tolley and Bri’yania Chester. In back from the left are Kayley Bradley, Jasmine Pearson, Madison Schuyler, Jacob Dashiell, Alison Layton and Abigail Callahan. Cami Abbott and Jordan Lewis were unable to attend.

OCEAN CITY – The North Dorchester High School cheerleading team placed fifth in the weekend’s “Reach the Beach OC Rec/Schools Nationals” cheer and dance competition in Ocean City. Fifth is pretty good for cheerleading, but they might have been champs when it comes to compassion. The Eagle girls and boy dedicated their performance to teammate […]

YMCA middle school hoopsters end season

The Dorchester YMCA's Middle School Travel Basketball Team racked up a 12-2 record this season. They are coached by Pastor Abraham Lankford, pictured in the back on the far left.

CAMBRIDGE — On the front of the Dorchester YMCA’s Middle School Travel Basketball Team jerseys it reads, “Championing the cause for community, character and change.” Over the four months of the program, now in it’s second year, the 15 boys on the team showed change not only in their skills on the court but within […]

Vikings’ track and field tests speedsters

Dorchester Banner/Dave Ryan Freshman Kenya Jones demonstrated good form during her trips around the track.

CAMBRIDGE – Wow, Kenya Jones, how about that? There are always pleasant surprises in the first weeks of track and field practice at Cambridge-South Dorchester High School, and there were a few during Friday’s time trials. Everyone who intends to compete in track events tests their speed to get a few numbers at the beginning […]

Public input sought for hunting and trapping season proposals

submitted to dorchester banner/DNR Hunter talking with conservation officer

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comment on proposed changes to the 2018-2020 hunting and trapping seasons. The department evaluates possible changes every two years. Over the past several months, the department has presented proposed management concepts to a variety of external and internal partners and stakeholders, including farmers, hunters, […]

Viking swimmers score at Regionals

The Cambridge-South Dorchester High School girls’ and boys’ swim teams competed Saturday at the Regional Championships in Annapolis.

ANNAPOLIS – Cambridge-South Dorchester High School boys’ and girls’ swim teams made their mark at the Region 3A/2A/1A East Championships on Saturday. The Viking swimmers not only scored among very tough competition, they also set personal records. In Maryland high school championships meets, the state is divided into two groups – 1A and 2A are […]

2018 Bayside Conference wrestling championships

Jayke Conner of North Dorchester High School, in red, wrestled his way to fourth place in the 182-pound class at the Bayside Conference Championships on Friday and Saturday.

CAMBRIDGE – North Caroline High School squeaked passed Stephen Decatur to earn the 2018 Bayside Conference wrestling championship. The Bulldogs scored 208 points in the two-day tournament that ended on Saturday, while the Seahawks collected 206. Jalen Teagle was the most successful Dorchester athlete of the tournament, as the North Dorchester Eagle won the 138-pound […]

ND and C-SD unified sports

Submitted to the Dorchester Banner/Christina Smith Megan O’Connor, one of the stronger girls at C-SD, showed her power with a successful deadlift.

CAMBRIDGE – Athletes from North Dorchester and Cambridge-South Dorchester high schools met Feb. 7 to compete in unified strength and conditioning. Included in the meet were weightlifting, stationary bike and standing long jump. In unified sports, an athlete with a disability is paired with a non-disabled student. The pair goes through the season’s training and […]