22nd Santa’s Open Set For Next Week

BERLIN- The Ocean Pines Golf and Country Club will be the celebratory hosts for the 21st Annual Santa’s Open Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday, December 6, to benefit future operations provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake for the Eastern Shore.

The club hosts 18 holes of gently sloping terrain and magnificent pines, providing golfers with a distinct and satisfying experience. The tournament’s cost per foursome is $300, or $75 per player, plus one new unwrapped gift for a child or youth between the ages of 7 and 17. In turn, the cost will cover breakfast, golfing fees, Santa’s cheer cart, contests, gifts and the commemorative post-tournament reception to be held in the clubhouse. Additional post-tournament reception and auction tickets can be purchased for $20.

Awards will include closest to the hole, longest drive, low net and low gross teams. For information about Santa’s Open, call (410) 543-2447, extension 225. All proceeds from this event will be used for the programs and services of the Eastern Shore office of the Big Brothers-Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake serving Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, Dorchester, Caroline, Talbot, Queen Anne’s and Kent Counties.

Coates Collects Tough Guy Of Year Award

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur standout varsity football player Sam Coates last week was awarded the Seahawks’ “Tough Guy of the Year” award during a special end-of-season ceremony. Most of the accolades in football at any level are reserved for the glamour guys, the golden-armed quarterbacks and fleet-footed running backs who put points on the board and thrill the crowd, but the … Continue reading

2nd Annual OCMC Rockfish Tourney On Tap

OCEAN CITY- The nine-day 2nd Annual Ocean City Marlin Club Rockfish Tournament gets underway today, December 5, with a captain’s meeting and registration with the fishing action set to start tomorrow. The Marlin Club’s second-ever rockfish tournament will run from December 6 to December 14. Boats and teams of anglers will decide to fish five of the nine days. As … Continue reading

Berlin Seahawks Capture Pop Warner Title

BERLIN- The Berlin Seahawks’ midget Pop Warner team last month captured the Henlopen Tournament championship with an impressive overtime win over the Laurel Bulldogs. The Henlopen Tournament title game played at Cape Henlopen High last Saturday featured the Berlin Seahawks and the Laurel Bulldogs. The game was tied at 20-20 after regulation, setting up a dramatic finish in the title … Continue reading

Reindeer Run 5K Set For Dec. 6

BERLIN — The 7th Annual Reindeer Run 5K, sponsored by Live Long Fitness, is set to return on December 6 with an early morning start time through downtown Berlin. The annual race, which has become a fixture on the local holiday schedule since its inception six years ago, starts and finishes at the Atlantic Hotel with the course winding its … Continue reading

Santa’s Open Set For Next Week

BERLIN — The Ocean Pines Golf and Country Club will be the celebratory hosts for the 21st Annual Santa’s Open Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 6, to benefit future operations provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake for the Eastern Shore. The club hosts 18 holes of gently sloping terrain and magnificent pines, providing golfers with … Continue reading

Prep Standout Headed To Furman

BERLIN — Worcester Prep three-sport athlete Sophie Brennan last week signed a national letter of intent to attend and play Division I lacrosse for Furman University next year. Brennan, who also plays soccer and basketball at Worcester, is a standout lacrosse player, prolific scorer and team leader for the Mallards. After weighing other options, Brennan chose Furman University in Greenville, … Continue reading

Decatur Seniors Eye College Ball

BERLIN – Four Stephen Decatur High School women’s lacrosse players signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at the college level this week. On Tuesday, players Jordan Klebe, Payton VanKirk, Blair Yesko and Jillian Petito were featured at a signing event at Stephen Decatur High School. “Today you make all of us at Stephen Decatur proud,” Principal Tom … Continue reading

Atlantic Physical Therapy “Tough Guy Of The Week”

The final Atlantic Physical Therapy “Tough Guy of the Week” award went to Cole Barrett for his outstanding performance in the Seahawks’ 41-8 win over Snow Hill in the season finale last week. Pictured above is Barrett (center) flanked by Coach Bob Knox (left) and the ATP President and CEO Bob Hammond (right). The “Tough Guy of the Year” award … Continue reading