Stronger Concussion Regs Approved

BERLIN- Public school systems in Maryland and across the lower shore will have to implement even more stringent regulations on concussions and head injuries for student-athletes after the state announced the changes last week.The Maryland State Board of Education took action in their meeting last week to strengthen protections for student-athletes by making permanent the… Read more »

Seahawks Fall to South River in Region Duals

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity wrestling team’s bid for a perfect season came to a close on Wednesday with a loss in the state Class 4A-3A East Region dual tournament to old rival South River, but the season continues with the Bayside championship looming.The Seahawks fell to South River, 34-27, in a close match on Wednesday… Read more »

Seahawks Return Home after Loss to Washington

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s boys’ varsity basketball team completed a tough three-game road stretch this week with a 50-46 loss to Washington on Tuesday and is now ready for a little home cooking.The Seahawks completed a tough stretch of three straight road games against Washington on Tuesday and fell to the Jaguars, 50-46. The late season… Read more »

OC Boys Basketball Action Continues

OCEAN CITY- The Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department’s boys’ winter basketball lead continued this week with a full slate of games at Northside Park. The following is a look at some of this week’s action:(bullet) O.C. Rec Boosters 25- O.C.-Berlin Optimists 18: Avery McCormick led the Boosters with 11 points while Kodie Johnson scored… Read more »

Decatur’s Duker Wins High Jump Regional Title

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity indoor track teams turned in strong performances at the state 3A-East Region meet this week with middle-of-the-pack team finishes and several outstanding individual efforts including a regional title in the boys’ high jump.The Seahawks competed in the 3A-East Region meet in Prince George’s County and acquitted themselves well against some of… Read more »

25th St. Pat’s Soccer Tourney Set to Return

OCEAN CITY- The  Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department’s 25th annual St. Patrick’s Soccer Tournament returns next weekend with roughly 150 teams and hundreds of players from all over the mid-Atlantic region expected to converge on the resort for the four-weekend event.From modest beginnings 25 years ago, the annual St. Patrick’s Tournament has grown by… Read more »

Decatur Girls Roll Past Jaguars, 60-16

Decatur Girls Roll Past Jaguars, 60-16

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s girls’ varsity basketball team utilized a high-powered offense and atrocious shooting by visiting Washington on Tuesday to cruise to a 60-16 win over the Jaguars.The Seahawks were already head 10-3 in the first quarter before a steady parade of free throws increased the lead. Monique Wise went up strong and was fouled… Read more »

Adventures Of Fatherhood

Adventures Of Fatherhood

I will never forget last weekend’s Super Bowl.Obviously, the Ravens took home the top prize, which makes it memorable alone for a fan. Best of all, though, was being able to watch it with my family.Earlier in the week, I passed on several opportunities to watch the Super Bowl in person in New Orleans. I… Read more »

Voices From The Readers

Voices From The Readers

Bus Stop Intentions Meant To Deceive Editor:A wise man, Bo Ruggerio, once told me some good advice. He said, “Look after the pennies and the dollars will take care of themselves.” I know that the issue of $13,000 for an expanded bus stop on the corner of Somerset Street and S. Baltimore Ave. is small… Read more »