Senior all-stars play final football game

CAMBRIDGE – Viking Stadium was the site Sunday for the final game of the region’s football all stars. The 11th Annual Eastern Shore Bowl gives the 12th graders one last hurrah for friends and family, as well as a chance for college scouts to evaluate the players. South broke a seven-year losing streak, beating home […]

The Cambridge Crab Basket Tree, one of the town’s newer traditions, was officially lighted on Saturday afternoon before the Cambridge-Dorchester Christmas Parade. The C-SDHS choir, led by Melissa Slacum, entertained the growing crowd at Race and Poplar streets with holiday selections. Volunteers who worked to set up the tree were Brandon Hesson, Clayton’s Seafood, Keith […]

Christmas parade draws crowds to Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE – “A Merry Christmas to you all!” the child on a float shouted to the crowd. That pretty much sums it up – joy and energy were in plentiful supply Saturday evening, at the Cambridge-Dorchester Christmas Parade. But this one marked a special anniversary for the event. “That’s right, folks – it’s that time […]

C-SD’s biggest team yet preps for season

CAMBRIDGE – There must be something about running, jumping and throwing that gets Vikings off the couch during the winter months. Because as the indoor track and field team gets ready for its third season at Cambridge-South Dorchester High School, the program has attracted more members than ever. Though there’s still some coming and going, […]

C-SD’s Condon wins state championship

HEREFORD – Some people can run, and that’s fine. But Sarah Condon can race. The Cambridge-South Dorchester High School junior is the 2018 Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association’s Cross Country Region 1A state champion, after her 20:52.82 finish on the grueling Hereford High School course. Sarah was about 9 seconds – pretty convincing, in […]

Letters to the Editor, Nov. 13, 2018

Facts were wrong! It is unfortunate that the Dorchester Banner has fallen short of accepted standards of journalism in its recent article “Student Advocate is Barred, Re-Admitted to Public School” dated Nov. 7, 2018, regarding a dispute between Julie Yankovich and Dorchester County Public Schools. If an issue is deemed important enough to merit prominent […]

Student advocate is barred, re-admitted to public schools

CAMBRIDGE – Sometimes speaking up can get a person shut down. Julie Yankovich was banned from all Dorchester County Public Schools properties after a contentious March 17, 2017 meeting in which she was acting as an advocate for a student with disabilities. Following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights […]

C-SD Vikings beat Easton Warriors, 48-29

CAMBRIDGE – The Vikings finished their regular-season schedule with a 48-29 Friday, over Talbot County rivals Easton High School (2A). Cambridges-South Dorchester’s record climbed to 7-3 after the win, while the Easton Warriors fell to 4-6. Though the final score made the game look almost like a blowout, that tally doesn’t do justice to the […]

Vikings struggle for 15-6 win over Trojans

CAMBRIDGE – You can’t always judge a team by its record. The Kent County Trojans came into Friday’s game at Cambridge-South Dorchester with a record of 2-5, but they didn’t play like a team with a losing record and fading playoff hopes. In fact, they gave the Vikings just about all they could handle until […]

Vikes’ record falls to 4-3 after loss at WiHi

SALISBURY – The Vikings went into Friday’s game ready for a close and competitive contest against the Wicomico High School Indians, but it didn’t quite work out that way. Following a 55-20 loss to the home team, the Vikes came home with a record of 4-3, as the Indians climbed to 5-2. It’s been an […]