Whigham Moves Up To Higher League

BERLIN- Former Stephen Decatur High School pitching standout David Whigham, who two weeks ago became what is believed to be the first ever from the Berlin school to sign a professional baseball contract, got promoted to a higher league last week and will now have the opportunity to show off his stuff before even more… Read more »

Betts Named Academic All-American

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur High School’s outstanding former scholar-athletes continued to pile up more accolades this week when 2006 graduate and girls’ golf standout Chelsea Betts was named an Academic All-American by the National Golf Coaches Association for the 2006-2007 season.Betts, now a rising sophomore at High Point University in High Point, N.C. was one just… Read more »

Robinson Retakes Lead In Driver’s Standings

Robinson Retakes Lead In Driver’s Standings

BERLIN- After briefly relinquishing the lead in the driver’s standings in the live meet at Ocean Downs this summer, local driver Raymond “Shorty” Robinson, Jr. posted three wins last Saturday to nudge back into the top of the standings.Robinson got off to a fast start when the live meet at Ocean Downs opened and June,… Read more »

Late Ocean Downs Driver Remembered

BERLIN- Harness drivers, trainers, owners and the entire Ocean Downs racing family gathered at the track’s winner’s circle before the evening of racing last Saturday, July 21, in memory of popular local horseman Keith Long, who passed away unexpectedly at the age of 37 last Thursday, July 19 at his home.Keith Long is a third-generation horseman… Read more »

Sunset Marina Wins Bragging Rights

The team of boats from Sunset Marina in West Ocean City last weekend earned bragging rights around the fishing community for the next year after capturing the 13th Annual Marina Shootout for the second straight year. The annual event pits teams from area marinas against each other in a two-day tournament with cash and prizes… Read more »

Former Seahawk Shines In All-Star Game

BERLIN- Former Stephen Decatur High School pitching standout Mike Castrignano got a chance to show off his game in front of a regional television audience this week when he pitched in the Cal Ripken Sr. Collegiate League All-Star game on Monday night. Castrignano, who was dominating at Decatur as a pitcher and at the plate,… Read more »

Berlin 9-10 All-Stars Fall in State Title Game

BERLIN- After five tension-filled games in five days, the Berlin Little League 9-10 All-Stars finally ran out of gas and fell to Conococheague, 13-3, in the state championship game at Cambridge on Monday.Berlin’s 9-10 All-Stars won the District 8 championship last week to advance to the state tournament for the first time in several years…. Read more »

Berlin Little League

Despite falling in the state championship game this week, the Berlin Little League 9-10 All-Stars had a magical post-season run that included a District 8 championship. Pictured above, the players and coaches proudly show off their District 8 championship banner. Pictured below, Berlin All-Star catcher Grant Donahue fires the ball back to the mound during… Read more »

The “Press Time”

The crew aboard the “Press Time” with Captain Luke Blume was all smiles at the Ocean City Tuna Tournament awards ceremony last Sunday after collecting a $351,197 check for the event’s top cash award.

“Rhonda’s Osprey”

“Rhonda’s Osprey”

Second-place in the Heaviest Total Weight category went to the crew aboard the “Rhonda’s Osprey,” which finished with 510 total pounds after weighing two big tuna, pictured above, late Sunday that came in around 290 pounds. The team on the “Rhonda’s Osprey” earned over $56,000 for their second-place finish.