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Know Your Role on Super Bowl Sunday

Know Your Role on Super Bowl Sunday

The Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event. On Super Bowl Sunday, February 5, 2017, there will be lots of game day socializing that may include drinking. That’s why NHTSA is urging football fans to choose sides now: drinking OR driving. NHTSA’s Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk campaign encourages people to...
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College of Southern Maryland Names Stevenson Foote as New Men’s Lacrosse Coach

College of Southern Maryland Names Stevenson Foote as New Men’s Lacrosse Coach

Stevenson Foote, former coach at St. Mary’s Ryken and Patuxent High School, has been named the new head coach for men’s lacrosse at the College of Southern Maryland. “We are very pleased to have Coach Foote join CSM Athletics as the head coach of our men’s lacrosse team,” said Michelle Ruble, executive director of...
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Otten Named Women’s Lacrosse Coach at CSM

Otten Named Women’s Lacrosse Coach at CSM

The College of Southern Maryland has named Douglas J. Otten as the new head coach of the women’s lacrosse team. He has been coaching for more than a decade in various positions and sports at two Charles County high schools. He was recently the La Plata High School girls varsity lacrosse assistant coach, having...
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Lackey Senior to Play in Under Armour All-America Football Game

Lackey Senior to Play in Under Armour All-America Football Game

As a young man who grew up loving and playing football, Nov. 1 was no ordinary day for Henry E. Lackey High School senior Nathan Proctor, Jr. Surrounded by his family, friends and fellow Lackey varsity football teammates, Proctor was officially recognized by Under Armour as one of only 90 student athletes nationwide selected...
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Mega Indoor Sports Facility Coming to Southern Maryland

Mega Indoor Sports Facility Coming to Southern Maryland

The Multi-Use Indoor Sports Complex will offer year-round indoor facility options for training and tournaments at the local, national and international levels. In addition, there will be accommodations for business, cultural, and community based events. The SMISC will be suitable for practicing and hosting multiple sporting and recreational tournaments including but not limited to...
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Zombies Invaded La Plata, For a Good Cause…

Zombies Invaded La Plata, For a Good Cause…

Get ready Charles County… it’s a zombie apocalypse! Sunday, October 23 is the season premiere of the hit television series The Walking Dead, and what better way for fans to celebrate than to participate in the Zombie Invasion 5K fundraiser for Special Olympics Maryland. Even if you don’t watch the show, join the Charles...
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White Plains Golf Course Holds Fall Food Drive

White Plains Golf Course Holds Fall Food Drive

The White Plains Golf Course is collecting non-perishable food items for the Southern Maryland Food Bank from Monday, Nov. 14 until Friday, Dec. 16. Golfers who support this effort will enjoy a fantastic offer. Donate four cans of food or more and receive a free round of golf. Cart rental is required. Food donations...
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4th Annual Kevin Crine Memorial Race at Budds Creek

4th Annual Kevin Crine Memorial Race at Budds Creek

Mid-Atlantic Motocross Association (M.A.M.A.) and the Crine Family are very pleased to announce and extend an invitation to the 4th Annual Kevin Crine Memorial Race hosted at Budd’s Creek Motocross Park on September 24 and 25, 2016. Saturday`s race day will include, the sure to be hotly contested, KEVIN CRINE DASH FOR CASH. The...
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Groundbreaking for Jamie L. Roberts Stadium at St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Groundbreaking for Jamie L. Roberts Stadium at St. Mary’s College of Maryland

The ceremonial groundbreaking of the Jamie L. Roberts Stadium, St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s new athletic stadium. The stadium is part of the College’s successful completion of its $2.5 million Capital Campaign Challenge which allowed it to qualify for more than $75 million in state facility funds. WHO: • Tuajuanda C. Jordan, president, St....
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Maryland Deer Archery Season Opens September 9

Maryland Deer Archery Season Opens September 9

Archery hunting for white-tailed deer and sika deer opens statewide Sept. 9, and continues through Jan. 31, 2017. The bag limit for white-tailed bucks is one per weapon season. Maryland hunters in Region B have the option to take one additional bonus buck after purchasing a Bonus Antlered Deer Stamp and taking two antlerless deer. The antlerless...
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Bassmasters Return to Southern Maryland For Second Day of Tournament

Bassmasters Return to Southern Maryland For Second Day of Tournament

There has been a lot of talk the past few years about the declining quality of bass fishing on the Potomac River. But on Thursday, the best bass fishermen in the world proved there is still plenty of hope for the famed fishery. Things were especially good for Alabama pro Justin Lucas. Lucas caught...
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Charles County Hosts Bassmaster Elite Series on Aug. 11-14

Charles County Hosts Bassmaster Elite Series on Aug. 11-14

Mark your calendars for the Bassmaster Elite at Potomac River presented by Econo Lodge from Thursday, Aug. 11 to Sunday, Aug. 14. The event will include the Bassmaster Expo and Discover Quest Festival. Event schedule: Bassmaster Elite (Thursday, Aug. 11- Sunday, Aug. 14) Smallwood State Park (2750 Sweden Point Road, Marbury)  Tournament Begins: 6:15...
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Blue Crabs Shortstop Steve Lombardozzi Signs with Nationals

Blue Crabs Shortstop Steve Lombardozzi Signs with Nationals

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announce the contract of Shortstop Steve Lombardozzi has been purchased by the Washington Nationals Organization. Lombardozzi will report to the Syracuse Chiefs—AAA affiliate of the Nationals. To this point in the 2016 season Lombardozzi leads the league with a .367 batting average and 61 hits. In addition, Lombardozzi is...
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Cove Point Park and Kings Landing Park Pools Open for Season

Cove Point Park and Kings Landing Park Pools Open for Season

The Calvert County Division of Parks and Recreation will reopen Cove Point Park and Kings Landing Park pools Saturday, May 28. Both pools will be open Fridays, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., May 28 through Thursday, June 16, with the exclusion of Memorial Day. On...
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Maryland Snakehead Record Broken by Indian Head Man – 18.42 Pounds

Maryland Snakehead Record Broken by Indian Head Man – 18.42 Pounds

Emory (Dutch) Baldwin III from Indian Head, and his regular bow-hunting partner Franklin Shotwell were wrapping up a night of stalking northern snakehead from Baldwin’s boat along the Maryland side of the Potomac River on May 20, when they decided to check the flats near Marshall Hall to see if the blue catfish had...
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Blue Crabs Score Two in the Eighth and Win the Finale

Blue Crabs Score Two in the Eighth and Win the Finale

Southern Maryland has matched their largest winning streak of the year as they defeat the New Britain Bees by the 4-3 final on Thursday night. With the win the Blue Crabs have now rattled off three wins in a row and are 3-1 on this current homestand. Former Blue Crab Craig Maddox got the...
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Blue Crabs Sweep the Bees in Doubleheader

Blue Crabs Sweep the Bees in Doubleheader

Southern Maryland came into today’s ballgame having lost five of their last six and looking to beat the Bees for the first time in franchise history.  With two games on the slate today, the Blue Crabs won game one in thrilling fashion 5-4, and game two convincingly 8-0. With the game tied at one...
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FootGolf Course Premiers at Chesapeake Hills Golf Course This Weekend

FootGolf Course Premiers at Chesapeake Hills Golf Course This Weekend

The Calvert County Division of Parks and Recreation will unveil a FootGolf course at the Chesapeake Hills Golf Course in Lusby, May 14. The first course of its kind in Southern Maryland, FootGolf is a precision sport requiring players to kick a soccer ball into a cup, located yards away from the golf greens,...
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Recreation and Parks Offering Bus Trip to Upcoming Baltimore Orioles – New York Yankees Game

Recreation and Parks Offering Bus Trip to Upcoming Baltimore Orioles – New York Yankees Game

Looking for a great Father’s Day gift? Why not enjoy his special day by taking him on a trip to watch the Orioles take on the New York Yankees! Save money on parking and avoid the hassle of driving by taking a relaxing, comfortable ride on a coach bus to Baltimore. Date: Sunday, June...
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Former First Round Pick Joins Blue Crabs

Former First Round Pick Joins Blue Crabs

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announce the signing of Outfielder Gary Brown. Gary Brown was drafted as the 24th overall pick in the 2010 Amateur Draft by the San Francisco Giants. Brown was originally drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 2007 draft directly out of high school, but he elected to attend California...
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Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Unveil 2016 Promotional Schedule

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Unveil 2016 Promotional Schedule

With less than a month before “Homegrown” opening day, the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs are excited to announce their 2016 promotional schedule. With a mix of brand new giveaways, 13 fireworks shows, special appearances, a plethora of jersey auctions, affordable daily specials, and community events, the 2016 campaign promises to be the most memorable...
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Blue Crabs add Veterans to the 2016 Roster

Blue Crabs add Veterans to the 2016 Roster

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs have announced the signings of RHP Jon Leicester and Outfielder Jamar Walton for the 2016 season. With Walton and Leicester now signed, Southern Maryland has a total of six returners from the 2015 squad. Jon Leicester returns to Southern Maryland for the second consecutive year. Leicester, 37, is currently...
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Blue Crabs Sign First Two Pitchers of 2016

Blue Crabs Sign First Two Pitchers of 2016

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs have agreed to deals with RHPs Shaun Garceau and Gaby Hernandez to pitch in 2016. Garceau and Hernandez were part of the 2015 Blue Crabs, and they collectively bring aplenty of Atlantic League experience in their professional careers. Shaun Garceau returns to pitch for Southern Maryland for the second...
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Try Hockey for Free Event

Try Hockey for Free Event

USA Hockey and the Southern Maryland Sabres Hockey Club invite kids, ages 4 to 10, to try hockey for free! Free hockey stick and jersey to the first 40 online registrations. Only need to be able to BASIC skate. MUST bring ANY KIND of helmet (bicycle, etc) and gloves (winter, etc). Skate rental provided!...
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Three High School Bocce Teams Advance to State Tournament

Three High School Bocce Teams Advance to State Tournament

Three Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) teams advance to the Special Olympics Maryland 2016 State High School Indoor Bocce Tournament next week after earning first place in their division at the district event held Feb. 2. Teams from La Plata and Maurice J. McDonough high schools, as well as a team of students from...
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