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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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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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