OCEAN CITY- American Legion Baseball will return to Worcester County for the first time in decades this year with the formation of a new American Legion Synepuxent Post 166 team.
The new American Legion Synepuxent Post 166 team will be the first-ever from Ocean City and the first in Worcester County in over 50 years. The last American Legion baseball program in Worcester was located in Pocomoke five decades ago. The Ocean City Marlins will represent Post 166, marking the first time the local post has sponsored a team. Jack Hyle and Spaz Spaziani will serve as co-chairs for the inaugural program and they have announced Otis Elzy as the manager.
The team is open to players from each of Worcester County’s four high schools age 19 and under. Tryouts are scheduled for next Saturday, March 15 at 2 p.m. at the Northern Worcester County Athletic Complex Field C. For more information, contact Manager Elzy at (443) 783-1458.
BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity swim teams closed out a remarkable season with a strong finish in the state championships, placing high as teams in their respective meets and collecting several individual honors. The Decatur girls finished fifth overall among the 28 schools represented in the state championship meet, while the Decatur boys finished 13th among the 29 schools in their … Continue reading
BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity wrestling team turned a strong performance at the state regional tournament last weekend with a fifth place finish overall and a regional championship for Andy McKahan. The Seahawks finished fifth overall among the 26 teams with 76 team points. Six Decatur wrestlers placed in their respective weight classes including McKahan, who won the regional title at … Continue reading
BERLIN- After two straight weather-related cancellations, Stephen Decatur’s girls’ varsity basketball team finally opened its 3A-East region tournament with a 79-25 win over Northeast on Wednesday. Ice and snow kept Northeast from coming to Decatur on Monday and Tuesday to face the Seahawks, moving the game to Wednesday and playing havoc with the schedule. Once the game was finally played, … Continue reading
BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s boys’ varsity basketball team lost a heartbreaker last weekend in the Eastern Shore Independent Athletic Conference (ESIAC) tournament championship game, falling to visiting Delmarva Christian, 29-28, on a free throw by the Royals with just over one second remaining. The Mallards took on the Royals in front of a boisterous bipartisan crowd last Saturday in a game … Continue reading
OCEAN CITY- The Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department’s 27th Annual St. Patrick’s Soccer Tournament continues this weekend with the under-14 and under-10 boys’ and girls’ brackets. From modest beginnings 27 years ago, the annual St. Patrick’s Tournament has grown by leaps and bounds over the years and now includes over 150 teams from all over the region playing in … Continue reading
BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity swim teams will be well represented when the state championships finally get underway on Friday. The state 3A-2A-1A championship meet is set for this afternoon after being postponed multiple times last week due to inclement weather. As a result, the event has been moved from the University of Maryland College Park to the Prince George’s Sports … Continue reading
BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s boys’ varsity basketball team ended its regular season on an up note this week, beating Kent Island, 60-45, on the road on Monday. Last Saturday, the Seahawks lost a tough one on the road against Parkside in a game rescheduled because of last week’s snow cancellations. Decatur fell to the Rams, 69-61, in overtime. Keve Aluma led … Continue reading
BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s boys’ varsity basketball team held off Holly Grove for a 44-39 win in the Eastern Shore Independent Athletic Conference (ESIAC) semifinals before a big bipartisan crowd at home on Monday to advance to the conference championship. Worcester got out to an early lead, but Holly Grove battled back. Neither team got much of an advantage on the … Continue reading
Worcester Girls Fall to Sabres 32-22 BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s girls’ varsity basketball team fell to old rival Saints Peter and Paul, 32-22, in the ESIAC semifinals, ending what was otherwise a remarkable season for the Mallards. In what was the third leg of a three-game trilogy, the Mallards fell to Saints Peter and Paul when it mattered the most, in … Continue reading