Top Ten Sports Stories of 2007

BERLIN- With 2007 becoming 2008 next week, it’s a good time to look back and reflect on some of the top sports stories of the year on the local front.As usual, the outstanding accomplishments of the local scholar-athletes dominated the sports pages of The Dispatch week in and week out, both as teams and individuals…. Read more »

Decatur to Host Coleman Tourney

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s girls’ varsity basketball team will play host to the annual John Coleman Christmas Tournament next week featuring county rival Pocomoke and three of the top schools from Virginia’s Eastern Shore.The annual holiday tournament, named for long-time Worcester County Public Schools Administrator John Coleman, has become one of the highlights of the holiday… Read more »

Mallards Down Jaguars, 52-35

BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s boys’ varsity basketball team used a couple of big runs to beat Salisbury Christian, 52-35, on Monday to improve to 8-2 on the season including a perfect 2-0 mark in the ESIAC conference.The Mallards got balanced scoring from up and down the roster and hunkered down on defense nearly every time the… Read more »

Seahawks Outlast Vikings, 51-40

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s girls’ varsity basketball team got in the win column this week with a solid team effort resulting in a 51-40 win over visiting Cambridge-South Dorchester on Monday.The young Seahawks struggled a bit to start the season, dropping their first two games, but showed a glimpse of their future with a win over… Read more »

Winterfest Soccer Camp on Tap

OCEAN CITY- Local youth soccer players looking for a mid-holiday week diversion are encouraged to participate in the annual Winterfest Soccer Camp hosted by the Ocean City Recreation and Parks next week from December 27-29. The camp will be held from December 27-29 at Northside Park Recreation Complex. Session A will be offered for boys… Read more »

Decatur Girls Fall to 0-2

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s girls’ varsity basketball team got their season off to a rough start this week, falling to Washington, 34-25, last Friday before losing to visiting Mardela, 42-29, on Tuesday.The Seahawks are now 0-2 on the year with a handful of games left before the holiday break. Decatur plays Bennett on the road tonight… Read more »

Host Decatur Finishes Second in War on Shore

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity wrestling team enjoyed a great weekend hosting the 6th Annual War on Shore tournament, finishing a close second to Baltimore powerhouse Mount St. Joseph as a team and placing several individual grapplers in their respective weight classes.The Seahawks came in second in the sixth annual event featuring some of the best… Read more »

Mallards Split Pair with Dragons

BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s men’s and women’s varsity basketball teams had an up-and-down day this week with the boys beating old rival Salisbury School, 43-36, on Tuesday after the girls lost to their familiar foe, 42-35, in the matinee.Games between Worcester and Salisbury School are always emotionally charged whatever the sport or venue and this week… Read more »

Tuna Tournament Donations

OCEAN CITY- Ocean City Tuna Tournament officials Brian Tinkler, Jennifer Blunt and Denny Sharp last week presented a check for $5,000 to the Maryland Coastal Bays Programs Evelina Erickson and Dr. Roman Jessien. from funds raised with raffles during the 20th annual event in July.A tuna fighting chair donated by Release Marine raised $5,000 for… Read more »

Winterfest Soccer

Looking for a last minute holiday gift, ask about our Winterfest Soccer Camp Gift Certificates. Sign your son or daughter up for the only holiday camp in the area and receive a soccer ball, t-shirt and lots of give-a-ways. Sign up with a friend and enjoy the holidays. Campers also receive a camp t-shirt, 5… Read more »