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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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Minor League Baseball Front Office Veteran Joins Blue Crabs!

Minor League Baseball Front Office Veteran Joins Blue Crabs!

After a five year hiatus, Minor League Baseball front office veteran Bill Snitcher has returned to the staff of the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. Bill will serve as Senior Director of Business Development. In his new role, Bill will oversee revenue that is generated by Sponsorship Sales, Tickets and Group Outings at Regency Furniture...
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Blue Crabs All-Star Infielder To Serve As Hitting Coach!

Blue Crabs All-Star Infielder To Serve As Hitting Coach!

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs have announced former infielder Jake Opitz has been signed to serve as the team’s hitting coach for the upcoming 2016 regular season. The changes to the coaching staff continue to resemble organizational familiarity with former Blue Crabs Outfielder Jeremy Owens being promoted to manager and Opitz sliding into the...
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Beltway Bombers vs. Hudson Valley Kingz Saturday, January 9th

Beltway Bombers vs. Hudson Valley Kingz Saturday, January 9th

This Saturday, January 9, bring the family to a fun, family-friendly basketball game! Join Sheriff Troy Berry and members of the CCSO at the College of Southern Maryland La Plata Campus to cheer on Southern Maryland’s APBL Professional Basketball team, the Beltway Bombers, as they take on the Hudson Valley Kingz! Doors open at...
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Balcom Selected to Represent TEAM USA at London Marathon

Balcom Selected to Represent TEAM USA at London Marathon

St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks is excited to announce that Paralympic Sport- Southern Maryland’s own Board member and athlete; Don Balcom has been selected by the International Paralympic Committee to represent TEAM USA at the London Marathon in April. He recently competed in the 2015 Boston Marathon placing 1670th overall with a personal best time...
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Great Mills Swimming Pool Rates to Increase

Great Mills Swimming Pool Rates to Increase

The Recreation and Parks Great Mills Pool will increase admission prices as follows: Youth Open Swim – from $4 to $5 Adult Open Swim – from $5 to $6 Lap Swim – from $3 to $4 The new rates are effective January 15, 2016. For more information or questions please contact the Great Mills...
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Blue Crabs President Pat Day To Assist New Atlantic League Team!

Blue Crabs President Pat Day To Assist New Atlantic League Team!

Benjamin Franklin first said “If you want something done, ask a busy person.” Under an agreement announced today between the Blue Crabs and the New Britain Bees, the Atlantic League’s newest team, Patrick Day will serve as the Bee’s first general manager to launch the club in 2016 while continuing to oversee the Blue...
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Positions Now Available for 2016 Winter Youth Basketball Program

Positions Now Available for 2016 Winter Youth Basketball Program

Applications are now being accepted for part time positions for the 2016 Winter Basketball Season. The St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks will continue to accept applications until all positons are filled. The following positions are available: Basketball Referees – Grades 3 – 8 Basketball Program (salary: $15.30 per game) Instructional Basketball Instructors –...
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9th Anniversary Season Of Blue Crabs Baseball To Begin On April 21st!

9th Anniversary Season Of Blue Crabs Baseball To Begin On April 21st!

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announced today their 2016 season schedule. The schedule once again features a 140 game slate, and 70 home games at Regency Furniture Stadium located in Waldorf, Maryland. The Blue Crabs will kick off their 2016 campaign in a three-game homestand versus the Lancaster Barnstormers on Thursday, April 21 concluding...
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Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Patrick Day Named Atlantic League Executive Of The Year!

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Patrick Day Named Atlantic League Executive Of The Year!

The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball has named Southern Maryland Blue Crabs President/General Manager Patrick Day as 2015 Executive of the Year. Day just completed his third season as General Manager with the Blue Crabs having joined the club in December of 2013. “In a League that has the finest executives in all of...
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Gateway-to-Gold, 2nd Annual Wounded Warrior Honor Day and Paralympic Sports Marksmanship Event Coming October 10

Gateway-to-Gold, 2nd Annual Wounded Warrior Honor Day and Paralympic Sports Marksmanship Event Coming October 10

St. Mary’s County Recreation and Parks US Paralympics and Sanner’s Lake Sportsmen’s Club will again present the Annual Gateway-to-Gold and 2nd Annual WoundedWarrior Honor Day and Paralympic Sports Marksmanship Event. This Gateway-to-Gold event is designed to identify athletes who show promise in participating in the Paralympics Shooting Sports. It also honors those wounded-warriors who have made sacrifices in...
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Three Homeruns and Timely Hitting Sends the Patriots to a Game Three Victory

Three Homeruns and Timely Hitting Sends the Patriots to a Game Three Victory

Two days of rain pushed back game three of the Atlantic League Championship series. Once the teams were underway on, Somerset came out swinging scoring seven runs on eight hits, and scoring in spread out fashion to win tonight’s ballgame 7-3. LHP Matt Zielinski secured the momentum on the mound from the beginning. Matt...
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Inclement Weather Closes Wicomico Shores Golf Course

Inclement Weather Closes Wicomico Shores Golf Course

Wicomico Shores Golf Course will be closed today and tomorrow (October 2 and 3) due to heavy rains. Course conditions will be monitored to determine if the course is playable on Sunday. The Riverview Restaurant, however, will be open for normal business hours throughout the weekend.
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Southern Maryland Roller Derby’s Last Bout of 2015

Southern Maryland Roller Derby’s Last Bout of 2015

Southern Maryland Roller Derby’s last bout of 2015 is coming to a track near you! This rematch versus NOVA Roller Derby will be at Capital Clubhouse in Waldorf, MD on Sunday, October 4th. Come and enjoy a day of derby with us! Doors open at 12:30pm, and the first whistle blows at 1pm. Presale tickets are available...
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Blue Crabs Win Their First Division Championship Since 2009

Blue Crabs Win Their First Division Championship Since 2009

The last time Southern Maryland won a division championship was in 2009 while playing in the Liberty Division. Fast forward to five seasons later and the 2015 Southern Maryland Blue Crabs are the Freedom Division champions after defeating the Lancaster Barnstormers 6-0, and winning the series 3-1. The big story of the ballgame was...
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Timely Hitting and Good Pitching Keys to the Blue Crabs Victory

Timely Hitting and Good Pitching Keys to the Blue Crabs Victory

In the final Southern Maryland Blue Crabs regular season game, Southern Maryland scored in spread out fashion and picked up the 8-3 victory heading into the playoffs. RHP Shaun Garceau has struggled since returning to the Blue Crabs. Going into his start today, Shaun is 1-4 with an ERA of over 11, having allowed...
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Blue Crabs Fall Down early and Lose to the Bluefish

Blue Crabs Fall Down early and Lose to the Bluefish

Southern Maryland came into play tonight having outhit their opponents in three straight games. Besides outhitting Southern Maryland 7-5, Bridgeport also scored two early runs and beat the Blue Crabs 5-2. Bryan Sabatella singled, and Josh Prince walked to put two runners on base. CJ Retherford stepped to the plate, and ripped a double...
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Thompson Throws a Gem to Send the Blue Crabs to Victory

Thompson Throws a Gem to Send the Blue Crabs to Victory

Southern Maryland came into play tonight trying to break a five game losing streak. Continuing with their seven game road trip, the Blue Crabs defeated the Bridgeport Bluefish by the final of 2-1. Southern Maryland once again outhit their opponent for the third consecutive evening 10-8. RHP Daryl Thompson in his last seven outings...
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