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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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Barnstormers Complete the Sweep of the Blue Crabs

Barnstormers Complete the Sweep of the Blue Crabs

Southern Maryland checked into the night 7-10 this season against Lancaster, and having lost seven of the last nine game against Lancaster. The Barnstormers completed the sweep tonight with the 7-5 victory over the Blue Crabs who have now lost five straight games. For the second consecutive night, Southern Maryland scored two runs in...
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Garceau Struggles as Blue Crabs Fall to Lancaster

Garceau Struggles as Blue Crabs Fall to Lancaster

It has been a tale of two halves for the Lancaster Barnstormers in the 2015 campaign. In the first half, Lancaster went 28-42. In the second half of play, it has been a complete night and day difference, winning their 42nd and 70th game of the season with their victory over Southern Maryland 9-5...
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Revolution Ruin Jake Hale’s return to the Mound Picking up the Victory

Revolution Ruin Jake Hale’s return to the Mound Picking up the Victory

The main storyline surrounding tonight’s ballgame was the return of RHP Jake Hale. Jake returned to the mound after a two month hiatus because of a finger injury. At the time of his injury, Jake ranked in the top ten in wins, innings pitched, ERA, and opponents’ batting average. Tonight was a sour return...
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CCSO, Southern Maryland Blue Crabs and Diamond Dream Foundation Team Up to Host Youth Battle of the Beltway Baseball Game

CCSO, Southern Maryland Blue Crabs and Diamond Dream Foundation Team Up to Host Youth Battle of the Beltway Baseball Game

On August 27, 2015, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit partnered with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs and Diamond Dream Foundation to host The Battle of the Beltway youth baseball game. Students from across Charles County were selected to participate based upon past participation in CCSO programs, great work ethic and a...
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Blue Crabs Sneak by the Ducks on Labor Day

Blue Crabs Sneak by the Ducks on Labor Day

Coming off a very disappointing loss, the day before, Southern Maryland cashed in with timely hitting, and very good pitching en route to a 3-2 victory over the Long Island Ducks. RHP Daryl Thompson went 6.1 innings, giving up two runs, on seven hits, and striking out seven to pick up the victory. Orlando...
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Blue Crabs Win a Marathon Game

Blue Crabs Win a Marathon Game

Southern Maryland played the longest game of the season, and pulling out the 5-4 victory in 16 innings, in a game that spanned four hours and fifty five minutes. Long Island got on the board first in the bottom of the second on a Randy Ruiz homerun to left center to make it 1-0...
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Ducks Score in Bunches to Defeat Southern Maryland

Ducks Score in Bunches to Defeat Southern Maryland

Coming off an exciting win, Southern Maryland came out flat, as Long Island scored in bunches to take home the 10-4 victory at Regency Furniture Stadium. In the top of the third Long Island scored four runs. With two outs, Fehlandt Lentini struck out swinging, but reached base on a dropped third strike. The...
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Introducing … Pickleball for Beginners

Introducing … Pickleball for Beginners

The St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks is happy to announce the formation of a new sports program … Pickleball for Beginners. Come to learn and play one of the fastest growing sports in America! The program provides a level of exercise and fun for ages 18 and up during the fall months which...
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Sexton Pitches a Gem to Send the Blue Crabs to Victory

Sexton Pitches a Gem to Send the Blue Crabs to Victory

Riding the pitching performance of RHP Tim Sexton, Southern Maryland defeated the Long Island Ducks by the final of 5-2. Sexton went six innings in a spot start, striking out seven Ducks hitters. Tim also made some big pitches in the ballgame that induced two ground ball double plays with runners on first and...
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Castillo Drives in all Five Runs to Send the Blue Crabs to Victory

Castillo Drives in all Five Runs to Send the Blue Crabs to Victory

RHP Shaun Garceau made his second start since returning from the Mexican League and threw seven innings, allowing three runs on six hits to lead Southern Maryland to a 5-3 victory. Camden got on the board first in the bottom of the second inning on Joel Guzman’s solo homerun. In the bottom of the...
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Blue Crabs, CCSO and Diamond Dream Foundation to Host Youth Battle of the Beltway Game

Blue Crabs, CCSO and Diamond Dream Foundation to Host Youth Battle of the Beltway Game

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, in conjunction with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and the Diamond Dream Foundation, will host the Battle of the Beltway youth baseball game at Regency Furniture Stadium on Thursday, August 27, 2015. The Battle of the Beltway game is part of the Badges for Baseball initiative that the Sheriff’s...
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Late Power Surges the Barnstormers to Victory in the Finale

Late Power Surges the Barnstormers to Victory in the Finale

Lancaster has not lost a series in the second half, and the trend continued today as Lancaster snuck by Southern Maryland 5-4 in the finale of the three game series at Regency Furniture Stadium. Southern Maryland once again scored first, with three runs in the bottom of the third. With two outs, Fred Lewis...
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Thompson Strikes Out Seven Leading the Blue Crabs to Victory!!

Thompson Strikes Out Seven Leading the Blue Crabs to Victory!!

RHP Daryl Thompson came into tonight’s outing having not won a start since August 2nd, and tonight Thompson threw seven innings, striking out seven and not allowing a run to lead the Blue Crabs to the 7-4 victory. Southern once again scored first in the bottom of the third. Fred Lewis started the rally...
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Blue Crabs Drop Game One to Lancaster

Blue Crabs Drop Game One to Lancaster

Southern Maryland has had a knack of playing in close games as of late, and tonight was no different as the Lancaster Barnstormers defeated the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs by the final of 6-5. Lancaster used five pitchers out of the bullpen after Bryan Morgado left the ballgame early, going four innings, allowing three...
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