Bulldogs beat the Vikings, 45-6

RIDGELY – The North Caroline High School Bulldogs dominated the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Vikings on Sept. 5, beating the visitors 45-6. The game had been moved up from Friday out of concern for the possible effects of Hurricane Florence. The win brought the Bulldogs’ record to 3-0, while the Vikings dropped to 1-2. The […]

Choptank stone joins UGRR site in Canada

OWEN SOUND, Ontario – There’s now a little bit of Dorchester County in Canada. A delegation traveled to the Emancipation Festival in Owen Sound, Ontario, in early August. They presented a Choptank River stone to the Sheffield Park Black History and Cultural Museum, to be part of an exhibit marking the northernmost stop on the […]

‘Dove’ visits on 40th anniversary

CAMBRIDGE – Mr. Jim would be proud. Jim Richardson’s creation, the “Maryland Dove,” sailed into the Creek on Saturday, in honor of of her launch on Aug. 14, 1978. The vessel is a near-replica of the original “Dove,” which sailed to the New World in 1634 with the “Ark.” The two ships brought Maryland’s first […]

Vikings fall to Woodbridge Raiders, 49-20

BRIDGEVILLE, Del. – The Cambridge-South Dorchester High School (1A) Vikings evened their record at 1-1 on Friday, with a 49-20 loss to the Woodbridge High School Raiders. The game followed the previous week’s nail-biter, in which the Vikes held on at home to beat Queen Anne’s County, 23-22. The game in Bridgeville didn’t offer the […]

FLORENCE UPDATE: Shelter at Chesapeake College

CAMBRIDGE – Though Hurricane Florence has made landfall in the Carolinas, the Dorchester County Department of Emergency Management (DEM)  is urging residents to remain vigilant through the weekend, a statement from the DEM said Wednesday. Continued rainfall and impacted tides could cause dangerous flooding conditions throughout the county. This includes areas of Dorchester that don’t historically experience […]

Kick Up Your Heels Hospice 5K run

EASTON – Community support is always important for those in need, maybe most of all as they near the end of life. On Sept. 22, the Festival of Trees will begin a new fund-raising event for Talbot County Hospice. The Kick Up Your Heels 5 kilometer run will raise money and awareness for the group’s […]

Vikings upset QAC in first game, 23-22

CAMBRIDGE — In an usual, two-part game featuring a new head coach, thunder, lightning and big plays, the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Vikings (1A) opened their 2018 football season with a 23-22 win over the Queen Anne’s County Lions (2A). The issue wasn’t decided until the final seconds, when a Lions receiver was tackled inbounds […]

City’s police will start youth athletic league

Capt. Justin Todd

CAMBRIDGE — The Cambridge Police Department announced last week that there would be a new PAL in town — the Police Athletic League. The group will be oriented towards middle-school aged children, with the goal of fostering understanding among youth and law enforcement. “It’s definitely a positive thing,” Capt. Justin Todd said. “We plan on […]

Superintendent Mitchell out, returns to job

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester County Public Schools announced Tuesday that Superintendent Dr. Diana Mitchell had taken a leave of absence. It lasted less than a week. On Monday morning, the Board of Education published a statement saying, “Dr. Diana Mitchell has returned and resumed her duties at Dorchester County Public Schools. Welcome back!” In the interim, […]

Vikes’ football season opens Friday vs. QAC

CAMBRIDGE — Cambridge-South Dorchester High School’s 2018 football season will begin Friday, when the Vikings will face the Queen Anne’s County Lions. This year’s campaign will begin like last year’s, with the Vikings facing three of the Bayside Conference’s top teams: QAC, Kent Island and North Caroline. That stretch got the Vikes off to an […]