Decatur Athletes Honored By School Board

NEWARK – Stephen Decatur’s fall athletes collected several All-Bayside and All-State honors in various sports and each were honored by the Worcester County Board of Education last week. Six Decatur football players were recognized for achieving All-Bayside Conference honors. Honored were junior quarterback Tim Donnelly, wide receiver Chris Crocker, linebacker Jeff Jester, James Reid, who… Read more »

Weekly Ocean City Basketball League Results

Weekly Ocean City Basketball League ResultsShawn J. SoperSports EditorOCEAN CITY – The Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department’s winter boys basketball league is continuing with a full slate of games at Northside Park. The following is a quick look at some recent league action:– Key Advisor Group 58-AGH 37: Tevon Tyre scored 19 points while… Read more »

Fischbeck Named New OP Golf Pro

Fischbeck Named New OP Golf Pro

OCEAN PINES- Seasoned PGA professional Sean Fischbeck was named the new golf pro at the Ocean Pines Golf and Country Club last week, becoming the third to hold the position in a year.Fischbeck, a veteran golfer and course administrator, comes to Pines from the golf courses at the Glen Riddle community, where he served as… Read more »

Local Student Sweeps Hoop Shoot Contests

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur Middle School student Adriano “Bubba” Almony recently took first place in both the Elks Lodge and Knights of Columbus Hoop Shoot contests and will move on to district competition.Almony, 13, won his age bracket in both competitions, which are affiliated with the Elks National Hoop Shoot free throw contest. The contest is… Read more »

OC Rec Basketball Continues

OC Rec Basketball ContinuesOCEAN CITY- The Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department’s boys’ winter basketball league continued this week with a full slate of games at Northside Park. The following is a quick look at some recent league action:– Fenwick Hardware 20- OC Rec Boosters 26: Marcus Pitts scored eight points while Cameron Gaynor and Tevin… Read more »

Super Bowl Scramble on Tap

BERLIN- With the NFL playoffs set to begin this weekend, it’s not too early to make plans to participate in the Super Bowl Scramble at Eagle’s Landing in West Ocean City on Super Bowl Sunday, February 3.The creative tournament features a traditional four-player scramble format with a coach (the team’s A player), a quarterback, a… Read more »

Tough Week For Seahawks

BERLIN- It was a tough week for Stephen Decatur varsity basketball as both the boys’ and girls’ teams suffered two losses. Last Friday, the Decatur boys, who have shown marked improvement this year despite their 3-9 record, fell to Mardela, 76-59. There is no shame in losing to Mardela, which has compiled an impressive 10-2… Read more »

Seahawk Captain Headed to Penn

BERLIN- Another local standout scholar-athlete is taking his game to the next level with Stephen Decatur football team captain and senior Matt Wootten recently accepted and signed to play in the prestigious Collegiate Sprint Football League (CSFL) at the University of Pennsylvania next season.The CSFL was founded back in the 1930s in response to the… Read more »

Local Trooper to Compete in Arizona Marathon

OCEAN CITY- On the heels of a highly successful fundraiser and backed with the well-wishes of hundreds of supporters, Maryland State Police Trooper Heath Berkey of the Berlin Barrack, a recent leukemia survivor, is headed to Arizona this week for the P.F. Chang’s Rock and Roll half-marathon.Berkey, who is winning his bout with leukemia, will… Read more »

Seahawks Thump Washington, 63-50

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s boys’ varsity basketball team got back in the win column this week, beating visiting Washington High, 63-50, on Tuesday to improve to 3-6 on the season.It was the second win of the year over Washington for the Seahawks, who edged the Jaguars, 60-59, in their first meeting two weeks ago during the… Read more »