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75th Annual St. Mary’s County Fair is Back in Town! From September 22 – 25

75th Annual St. Mary’s County Fair is Back in Town! From September 22 – 25

It’s that time again! Load the family in the car and head over to the 2022 St. Mary’s County Fair for four days of excitement with rides, food, vendors, and so much more! Take in the sounds and sights of livestock readying for judging, the enjoyment of dance troupes, the aroma of carnival food,...
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Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Win Playoff Opener

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Win Playoff Opener

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs opened the North Division Championship Series with a victory in game one over the Lancaster Barnstormers, 2-1. Daryl Thompson (W, 1-0) led the way for Southern Maryland, allowing only one run on three hits in the process. Meanwhile, the Blue Crabs notched nine hits at the plate in the...
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Fall Sports Registration Now Open to Calvert County Residents

Fall Sports Registration Now Open to Calvert County Residents

Get moving this fall with sports offered through the Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation. Hit the field for soccer or youth field hockey or grab a group of friends and sign up for co-rec softball. There’s also tennis and pickleball, so citizens of all ages and abilities can stay active when the...
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Washington D.C. Sports Team Up on National Gun Violence Awareness Day and Commit More Than $85,000 to Everytown for Gun Safety’s Community Safety Fund

Washington D.C. Sports Team Up on National Gun Violence Awareness Day and Commit More Than $85,000 to Everytown for Gun Safety’s Community Safety Fund

Local professional sports teams the Washington Capitals, Commanders, Mystics, Nationals, Spirit, Wizards and D.C. Shadow announced a combined donation of more than $85,000 to gun violence prevention nonprofit Everytown for Gun Safety. Funds will support Everytown’s Community Safety Fund, providing a direct investment in community-based violence intervention, grassroots programs and advocacy operating in the...
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Charles County Class of 2022 Includes Over 2,000 Graduates with Over $166 Million Offered in Scholarships

Charles County Class of 2022 Includes Over 2,000 Graduates with Over $166 Million Offered in Scholarships

The Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) Class of 2022 will be honored during outdoor graduation ceremonies set for May 31 through June 3, 2022, at Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf. CCPS has partnered once again with Regency Furniture Stadium and the Charles County Government to provide nearly 2,100 seniors with graduation ceremonies. The Class...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit Announces 2022 Youth Summer Sports Camps

Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit Announces 2022 Youth Summer Sports Camps

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit has announced the dates for the 2022 youth summer sports camps: Football Camp will be held at St. Charles High School, located at 5305 Piney Church Road in Waldorf, from July 6-8 from 7:45 a.m. until 1 p.m. The program is being offered to youths currently in...
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Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Shutout the Barnstormers in Their 10th Straight Win

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Shutout the Barnstormers in Their 10th Straight Win

The Blue Crabs’ pitchers allowed five total hits in tonight’s shutout victory, as Southern Maryland won 3-0.  With tonight’s win, the Blue Crabs extend their franchise-record win streak to ten games. The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs’ starter, Denson Hull (W, 1-0), pitched five scoreless innings, allowing just three hits and one walk.  This was...
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St. Mary’s County Board of Education Appoint BeeJay Dothard as Principal at Great Mills High School

St. Mary’s County Board of Education Appoint BeeJay Dothard as Principal at Great Mills High School

Superintendent of Schools, Dr. J. Scott Smith, announces the administrative appointment made by the Board of Education at its meeting of Wednesday, April 6, 2022. The Board appointed Mr. BeeJay Dothard as Principal of Great Mills High School. Mr. Dothard holds a Master’s Degree from Notre Dame of Maryland University and a Bachelor’s Degree...
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Calvert County Parks & Recreation Accepting Applications for the Therman Gray Memorial Scholarship Education Award

Calvert County Parks & Recreation Accepting Applications for the Therman Gray Memorial Scholarship Education Award

The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation will accept applications for the Therman Gray Scholarship Education Award beginning Friday, April 1 through Thursday, June 30. High school seniors pursuing a career in parks and recreation or a related field are encouraged to submit an application for consideration to receive a $1,000 scholarship. Scholarships...
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Students from Charles County Participate in the Maryland Thespian Festival and Earn Honors

Students from Charles County Participate in the Maryland Thespian Festival and Earn Honors

Students from La Plata, Henry E. Lackey, Maurice J. McDonough and St. Charles high schools attended the Maryland Thespian Festival Feb. 25 and 26, 2022. Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) students competed against their peers from more than 40 Maryland high schools in acting, musical theater and technical theater competitions. The festival, held at...
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Team Applications Open for Calvert County Parks & Recreation Spring Softball Leagues

Team Applications Open for Calvert County Parks & Recreation Spring Softball Leagues

The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation (CCPR) is pleased to announce it will accept team applications for the new Men’s Spring Softball League now through Friday, April 8. The newly-formed league will begin play the week of April 18. Registration fee is $650 per team and games are played on Monday, Wednesday and...
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Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Announce 2022 Schedule

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Announce 2022 Schedule

The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs released their 2022 Atlantic League Championship Season schedule on Monday morning. The 24th season of Atlantic League baseball consists of 132 games, ranging from April 21st through September 18th of 2022. Despite the addition of two new teams to the Atlantic League,...
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Blue Crabs Hosting Revamped Job Fair on Saturday, March 19, 2022

Blue Crabs Hosting Revamped Job Fair on Saturday, March 19, 2022

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announced their revamped 2022 Job Fair on Thursday afternoon. The Job Fair will take place on Saturday, March 19, 2022, from 10:00 a.m., until 12:00 p.m., and applicants can show up to interview on the spot. In addition to job openings such as ticket takers, ticket sellers, parking attendants,...
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Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Announce Coaching Staff from 2021 Season Returning for 2022 Season

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Announce Coaching Staff from 2021 Season Returning for 2022 Season

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announced on Thursday afternoon that all four coaches from the 2021 coaching staff will be returning for the 2022 season. Blue Crabs General Manager Courtney Knichel will bring back Manager Stan Cliburn to accompany the team’s Pitching Coach, Daryl Thompson, Bench Coach, Joe Walsh, and Hitting Coach, Ray Ortega....
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Corporal Muschette Inducted Into Alma Mater’s Hall of Fame

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Corporal Muschette Inducted Into Alma Mater’s Hall of Fame

Corporal Gerard Muschette, who serves as the School Resource Officer for Great Mills High School, was recently inducted into the Geneva College Athletics Hall of Fame in Pennsylvania for his outstanding football career there. Graduating from Geneva College in 2011, Muschette was inducted into its Hall of Fame for athletics this year. The college...
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Charles County Public Restricting Indoor Spectator Access to 50%

Charles County Public Restricting Indoor Spectator Access to 50%

Effective Monday, November 1, 2021, Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) will limit the capacity for indoor high school extracurricular activities, including athletics and performing arts events, to 50 percent. The new capacity limit will be controlled by ticket sales for events such as games and plays or productions. Each CCPS high school has a...
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Charles County Public Schools Expands COVID-19 Screening and Vaccine Requirements to Students in Extracurricular Activities

Charles County Public Schools Expands COVID-19 Screening and Vaccine Requirements to Students in Extracurricular Activities

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) has expanded COVID-19 screening requirements to students in Grades 7-12 who participate in CCPS-sponsored extracurricular activities. The expansion is effective immediately for high school students who participate in school marching bands. Starting Monday, Oct. 25, students in Grades 7-12 who participate in specific extracurricular activities must provide proof of...
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Department of Recreation & Parks Announces Recreational & Middle School Select Youth Basketball & Cheer Leagues

Department of Recreation & Parks Announces Recreational & Middle School Select Youth Basketball & Cheer Leagues

St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation & Parks welcomes youth to participate in the Youth Basketball Program. Registration for children in grades first through 10th will open Monday, October 4, 2021. The last day for walk-in and online registration will be Wednesday, November 3, 2021, or until filled. Some age groups will fill before...
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Calvert County Parks & Recreation to Host Free “Pat The Roc” Basketball Clinic

Calvert County Parks & Recreation to Host Free “Pat The Roc” Basketball Clinic

The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation invites citizens to sign up for the free “Pat The Roc” basketball clinic to learn core fundamentals of the game from NBA Trainer Patrick Robinson and staff of the Pat The Roc Basketball Skills Academy. The clinic will be held Saturday, Oct. 9 at Mt. Hope...
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Southern Maryland Sierra Club announces recipients of 2021 Scholarship Award

Southern Maryland Sierra Club announces recipients of 2021 Scholarship Award

The Southern Maryland Sierra Club announced today that three of local students have been selected to receive awards for it’s first annual Scholarship Program. The Southern Maryland Sierra Club Scholarship Program selects students in Southern Maryland that combine upstanding character with academic achievement, and who have shown a dedication to community service with an...
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Mechanicsville Native Jarrett Frye Entering First Pro Motocross Appearance at Budds Creek This Weekend

Mechanicsville Native Jarrett Frye Entering First Pro Motocross Appearance at Budds Creek This Weekend

When the fastest riders on the planet and the world’s most prestigious off-road motorcycle racing series converge on Southern Maryland’s famed Budds Creek Motocross Park on Saturday, August 21, it’s going to serve as a memorable moment for race fans across the region and for racer Jarrett Frye. The 20-year-old competitor from Mechanicsville, the...
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Registration Now Open for Future Caps Learn to Play Program at 17 Area Hockey Rinks

Registration Now Open for Future Caps Learn to Play Program at 17 Area Hockey Rinks

Registration for the Capitals Future Caps Learn to Play (LTP) program presented by World Wide Technology is now open at WashCaps.com/FutureCaps. Open to first-time participants, the LTP initiative provides free head-to-toe equipment to children ages five to nine, age appropriate on-ice instruction, and certified coaching in a fun and safe atmosphere. Equipment kits include...
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Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Makes Highly Anticipated Return to Southern Maryland’s Budds Creek

Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Makes Highly Anticipated Return to Southern Maryland’s Budds Creek

The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, the world’s most prestigious off-road motorcycle racing series, will make its highly anticipated return to Southern Maryland and Mechanicsville’s legendary Budds Creek Motocross Park on Saturday, August 21, for the 31st running of the Circle K Budds Creek National. This summer tradition has served as the most high-profile...
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NAS Patuxent River Updates Health Protection Condition Alpha, Expands Base Access and Programs

NAS Patuxent River Updates Health Protection Condition Alpha, Expands Base Access and Programs

Naval Air Station announced June 25 that the installation is now in Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Alpha. Commanders and public health personnel use HPCON levels to guide specific actions personnel can take in response to a health threat. While it’s always important to prevent the spread of germs, there are additional steps you can...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit Announce 2021 Youth Summer Sports Camps

Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit Announce 2021 Youth Summer Sports Camps

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit has announced the dates for the 2021 youth summer sports camps: Ladies Leadership Soccer Camp will take place at Laurel Springs Regional Park in La Plata on June 22 – 24 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. The program is being offered to young ladies in grades 3 through...
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