State Record Hammerhead Confirmed

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OCEAN CITY — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) this week confirmed the 266-pound-plus scalloped hammerhead that won the shark division in the 2012 White Marlin Open was indeed a new state record. Angler Scott Cusick of Jackson, N.J., fishing aboard the “Milling Around” during the White Marlin Open earlier this month landed the… Read more »

Berlin Hammered By Storm, Power Outages Detailed

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BERLIN — After an unexpected storm left motorists stranded on flash flooded roads and dozens without power through Saturday night into Sunday, the Berlin Mayor and Council congratulated the efforts of town departments and local emergency agencies during the storm. With the effects of Saturday’s extensive rainfall near-crippling Berlin for several hours, including power outages… Read more »

Weekly Tough Guy Awards Return

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s football “Tough Guy” award is returning to the sports pages of the Dispatch this fall as the Seahawks prepare to face off against Washington High tonight in the season opener at home. Most of the accolades in football at any level are reserved for the glamour guys, the golden-armed quarterbacks and fleet… Read more »

First Ever Ravens-Steelers 5K Scheduled

OCEAN CITY- With another NFL season getting ready to kick off next week, local Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers fans are already counting the days to the first matchup between the heated rivals, and this year a new wrinkle will add fuel to the fire. Produced by OC Tri Running and sponsored by the 28th… Read more »

Final 2012 Poor Girls Numbers Released

OCEAN CITY- When the final numbers for the 19th Annual Captain Steve Harmon Poor Girls’ Open were tallied, the 2012 event was one of the best ever with a significant increase in the number of boats from last year and over $62,000 raised for the American Cancer Society, bringing the total raised for the ACS… Read more »

Bowling League Looking for Few Teams

OCEAN CITY- The Ocean City Senior Mixed Bowling League is seeking new participants interested in having fun and getting a little exercise for the upcoming season that begins in October. Participants must be 55 years old or over by the start of the season to be eligible. There are currently 22 teams in the league… Read more »

54th Annual Labor Day Tourney Underway

OCEAN CITY- The Ocean City Marlin Club’s 54th Annual Labor Day White Marlin Tournament officially got underway today with the first of three official fishing days. While it may lack the glamour and high payouts of the White Marlin Open, the Ocean City Marlin Club’s 53rd Annual Labor Day White Marlin Tournament, which gets underway… Read more »

Local Boats Dominate Mid-Atlantic $500K

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OCEAN CITY- Once again, the Ocean City-based boats dominated the leaderboard and brought home hundreds of thousands of dollars at the close of the 20th Annual Mid-Atlantic $500,000, which ended last Friday. The Mid-Atlantic $500,000 continues to be one of the top sportfishing events in the region with over $2 million in prize money doled… Read more »