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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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Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Open Season With Blowout Win

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Open Season With Blowout Win

The longest offseason of Daryl Thompson’s (W, 1-0) career was no match for the reigning Atlantic League Pitcher of the Year. After 613 days of no Blue Crabs baseball, the 2021 season started with a power surge in a 12-3 victory over the West Virginia Power. Coming off a historic 2019 campaign in which...
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Blue Crabs Announce 2021 Fan Fest, Scheduled for Saturday, May 22, 2021

Blue Crabs Announce 2021 Fan Fest, Scheduled for Saturday, May 22, 2021

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs have announced their 2021 Fan Fest, scheduled for Saturday, May 22, 2021, at Regency Furniture Stadium, running from 12:00 p.m., to 3:00 p.m. For the first time in 600 days, the Blue Crabs will be inviting fans into Regency Furniture Stadium. Fan Fest is a free, socially distanced pre-season...
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Southern Maryland Blue Crabs in Search of Host Families for 2021 Season

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs in Search of Host Families for 2021 Season

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs are looking for host families for fully vaccinated professional baseball players for the summer. Become a part of the Blue Crabs family and receive awesome benefits and rewards! We are looking for families to take in our players from May 14, to early October. All that a host family...
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Registration Now Open for Future Caps Learn to Play Program

Registration Now Open for Future Caps Learn to Play Program

Registration for the Washington Capitals Future Caps Learn to Play (LTP) program presented by World Wide Technology (WWT) is now open at WashCaps.com/LearnToPlay. 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...
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St. Mary’s County Public High Schools Announce Increased Capacity for Athletic Events

St. Mary’s County Public High Schools Announce Increased Capacity for Athletic Events

St. Mary’s County Public High Schools (SMCPS) will be modifying capacity at athletic events based on Governor Hogan’s Executive Order No. 21-03-09-01. SMCPS facility capacity will be capped at 50% but will remain subject to the physical distancing requirements as ordered by the Governor. The capacity limits for each high school stadium field based...
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Governor Larry Hogan and Maryland Superintendent of Schools Announce Return of Fall Sports on October 7, 2020

Governor Larry Hogan and Maryland Superintendent of Schools Announce Return of Fall Sports on October 7, 2020

Following a visit to schools in Frederick County today, Governor Larry Hogan and State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon announced the return of fall sports in Maryland. Each local school system will now have the ability to officially start the interscholastic athletic fall season in secondary schools beginning Wednesday, October 7, 2020. “Getting...
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Blue Crabs Announce Disney’s Moana as Family Movie Night on Friday, September 25, 2020

Blue Crabs Announce Disney’s Moana as Family Movie Night on Friday, September 25, 2020

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs have added yet another community event to the 2020 calendar, with Disney’s Moana to be played at Regency Furniture Stadium on September 25th. Gate will open at 6:30 PM, and the movie will begin at 7:00 PM. Click HERE for tickets. Moana will be the third family movie night...
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Southern Maryland Native LJay Newsome Makes His MLB Debut for the Seattle Mariners

Southern Maryland Native LJay Newsome Makes His MLB Debut for the Seattle Mariners

LJay Newsome is a 23-year-old La Plata native and current Mechanicsville resident who attended, and graduated from Chopticon High School. In five minor-league seasons, Newsome posted a 30-32 record with a 4.11 ERA, 62 walks and 472 strikeouts in 499 innings. His scouting report puts his stats into view. “The strike-throwing for Newsome is...
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UPDATE: States Attorney Releases Statement Regarding Charges Pending for Five 18-Year-Old Males in Racial Vandalism at Calvert High School

UPDATE: States Attorney Releases Statement Regarding Charges Pending for Five 18-Year-Old Males in Racial Vandalism at Calvert High School

UPDATE: States Attorney, Bob Harvey releases statement regarding the vandalism at Calvert High School. “I commend the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office for its swift action in identifying five suspects in the August 8, 2020 vandalism incident at Calvert High. Based upon the information currently available, I have directed that charges be filed against these...
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Blue Crabs Announce First Annual Daryl Thompson Invitational Youth Baseball Tournament in September, 2020

Blue Crabs Announce First Annual Daryl Thompson Invitational Youth Baseball Tournament in September, 2020

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announced the first ever Daryl Thompson Invitation Youth Baseball Tournament, hosting ages 8U-18U over the course of two weekends. In an effort to continue to give back to the community, the Blue Crabs have decided to host a Youth Baseball Tournament. The 8U-12U athletes will play on the weekend...
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Atlantic League Clubs Updated 2020 Plans, Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Working Towards Finalizing 70-Game Season

Atlantic League Clubs Updated 2020 Plans, Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Working Towards Finalizing 70-Game Season

The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball today announced that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, several member clubs have not gained necessary approval from governmental and health officials to open their ballparks to a capacity level sufficient for participation.  As a result, the 2020 schedule for each team has been opened up, with clubs permitted...
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Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Change Name to “Bleu Cheeses” Every Thursday at Home Games as part of Wing Wars Promotion

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Change Name to “Bleu Cheeses” Every Thursday at Home Games as part of Wing Wars Promotion

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announced on Friday afternoon that they will change their name to the Bleu Cheeses every Thursday as part of their Wing Wars promotion including all you can eat chicken wings and all you can drink beer. Traditionally Blue Crabs have served buffet style wings and beer in the Legend’s...
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St. Mary’s College Athletics and Recreation Director Scott Devine to Retire in 2020

St. Mary’s College Athletics and Recreation Director Scott Devine to Retire in 2020

Scott Devine, director of athletics and recreation, will retire at the end of the 2020 school year. President of St. Mary’s College of Maryland Tuajuanda C. Jordan made the announcement. “I am incredibly grateful for the vision and hard work Scott has put into the St. Mary’s College athletics department,” said Jordan. “For 20...
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Walk, Run, Roll or Fly to the Race 4 Heroes 5K on, Saturday, October 12, 2019

Walk, Run, Roll or Fly to the Race 4 Heroes 5K on, Saturday, October 12, 2019

Please join us on October 12th for Race 4 Heroes. After the race we will hand out awards, but like last year, we will honor some local children and give them gifts as well as a local veteran who will be receiving our largest gift ever!!! This gives attendees a chance to witness the...
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St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks Announces Adult Volleyball League Meetings

St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks Announces Adult Volleyball League Meetings

St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks will hold adult volleyball informational meetings for teams and individuals. The Coed League meeting will be Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at 7 p.m. at the Margaret Brent Recreation Center and is open to men and women ages 18 and up. Recreation games begin Monday’s in September...
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Maryland’s Regular Striped Bass Season Opens

Maryland’s Regular Striped Bass Season Opens

Maryland’s regular striped bass season gets underway on May 16, and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers that conservation regulations put in place last year are in effect through the end of 2019. When fishing in the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries, anglers must use non-offset circle hooks when live-lining or chumming, and must use circle hooks...
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