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Local Fishing Report: Rockfish Galore

Local Fishing Report: Rockfish Galore

We have endured 30 days of earthquake, hurricane, tropical storm, eternal gloom, overcast and rain. Is there good news here? Yes! There are rockfish galore in the mouth of the Patuxent, up the Patuxent and in the Bay from Point No Point to Point Lookout. Rockfish are caught daily and at night at Myrtle...
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SMAC High School Scoreboard Week 4

SMAC High School Scoreboard Week 4

The Leonardtown Raiders football team had gone nine games without the taste of victory and Thomas Stone had not won in 19 games so, something had to give on Thursday, Fair Night in St Marys County. The Raiders last win was against Thomas Stone early last season and had been outscored 347-42 during that...
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UPDATE: Official Results In for 2011 Solomons Offshore Grand Prix

UPDATE: Official Results In for 2011 Solomons Offshore Grand Prix

UPDATE: Official Results fromt the 2011 Solomons Offshore Grand Prix are in! Check out the winners of the checkered flag! Congrats to all! Thunder on the Patuxent: Solomons Offshore Grand Prix On Sunday, Sept. 25, Solomons played host to the 2011 Solomons Offshore Grand Prix, as thousands of spectators lined the boardwalk, area beaches and...
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Navy Baseball Team to Meet Air Force at Regency Stadium

Navy Baseball Team to Meet Air Force at Regency Stadium

The Navy baseball team will meet service-academy rival Air Force in an exhibition game on Friday, Sept. 30 at 6:15 p.m presented by CACI. The teams will play two seven inning exhibition games. The games will be played at Regency Furniture Stadium, home of the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs in Waldorf, Maryland. Tickets for...
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Championship Series Over for Blue Crabs

Championship Series Over for Blue Crabs

The Long Island Ducks overcame a 7-3 deficit as they defeated the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs 9-8 on Sunday afternoon at Regency Furniture Stadium in front of 1,854 patrons.  The victory gave the Ducks a 3-1 series win with advancement to the Atlantic League Championship Series beginning next week. Long Island got the game’s first...
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Crabs Championship Series Moved to Saturday

Crabs Championship Series Moved to Saturday

Friday night’s Game 3 between the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs and Long Island Ducks in the Liberty Division Championship Series has been postponed due to rain.  The series has now been pushed back a day as the Blue Crabs will host the Ducks in Game 3 on Saturday at 6:35, and Sunday at 2:05.  Game...
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Blue Crabs Tied 1-1 in Championship Series

Blue Crabs Tied 1-1 in Championship Series

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs used clutch two-out hitting, and great relief pitching on Thursday night as they picked up an 8-6 win over the Long Island Ducks at Bethpage Ballpark. The win tied the best-of-five Liberty Division Championship Series at one game apiece. Southern Maryland started the scoring in the first. With no...
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UPDATE: Superchargers Showdown at MIR has been Postponed

UPDATE: Superchargers Showdown at MIR has been Postponed

UPDATE Sept. 23: The 26th Annual Snap-On Tools SuperChargers Showdown has been postponed to Friday and Saturday, October 21-22 due to the weather. With heavy rains expected today and an 80% chance of showers on Saturday, there would not be enough dry track time to get an event this size in. Superchargers Showdown Friday...
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Race Fans Gear Up for Solomons Offshore Grand Prix Sept. 23-25

Race Fans Gear Up for Solomons Offshore Grand Prix Sept. 23-25

 What’s that buzz of excitement? The OPA race boats are coming to Solomons, ready to tear up the Patuxent River waters in search of the checkered flag! The Solomons Business Association is a proud sponsor of the Solomons Offshore Grand Prix, to be held on the Solomons waterfront September 23, 24 and 25. The...
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Grand Evening at the Demolition Derby

Grand Evening at the Demolition Derby

 On Saturday, Sept. 17, The Silver Hill Lions Club finished out there 2011 season as they hosted the Demolition Derby at Potomac Speedway. For over thirty years the Silver Hill Lions Club has raised substantial funds for charity through its production of the Demolition Derby.  The  SHLC Derby has gained popularity among all ages...
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SMAC High School Football Scoreboard

SMAC High School Football Scoreboard

As the crisp fall weather hit Southern Maryland, Friday Night Lights got back to normal with all SMAC football games being played on time, for the first time this season. In the big St Marys County rivalry, the Chopticon Braves got 24 points from their defense and special teams en route to a 38-22...
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Don’t Miss Ultimate Outlaws this Saturday at MIR!

Don’t Miss Ultimate Outlaws this Saturday at MIR!

On Friday, Sept. 16, MIR will host a Test & Tune. This event is open to all Streetcars, racecars, street bikes, drag bikes, and junior dragsters. This will be a full night of time runs, grudge racing, and testing with no gambler eliminations.  The test & tune will be from 6:30pm to 11:30pm. Admission...
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Local Fishing Report: Rockfish are Infesting the Mouth of the Patuxent

Local Fishing Report: Rockfish are Infesting the Mouth of the Patuxent

Rockfish are infesting the mouth of the Patuxent. Capt. Brady Bounds took his party in the rain on the morning of Thursday, Sept. 8 to Hog Point and proceeded towards the O’club among the rocks there. Bounds had 100 fish landed and released in that 1/4 mile stretch using all top water plugs. His party thought...
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Silver Hill Lions Club Demo Derby Cancelled for Saturday, Sept. 10

The Silver Hill Lions Club officials have decided it is in the best interest of their drivers, crews and fans to cancel the derby scheduled for Saturday, Sept 10, 2011. Keeping everyone safe is our main goal. The weather this week in the MD and VA area’s  have caused many road closures, flooding, and...
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Football Games Rescheduled Due to Inclement Weather

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) has rescheduled three varsity football games to Saturday, Sept. 10, at North Point High School due to inclement weather. The following is a schedule of games for Sept. 10: * Thomas Stone High School vs. Westlake High School, 1 p.m. at North Point. Stone is the home team; *...
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Big Buck Bracket Racing at MIR this Weekend

Big Buck Bracket Racing at MIR this Weekend

On Friday, Sept. 9, MIR will host a Test & Tune. This event is open to all Streetcars, racecars, street bikes, drag bikes, and junior dragsters. This will be a full night of time runs, grudge racing, and testing with no gambler eliminations.  The test & tune will be from 6:30 p.m. to 11:30...
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Maryland’s 2011 STA-BIL Turf Battle at Bowles Farm

Maryland’s 2011 STA-BIL Turf Battle at Bowles Farm

After a record-breaking heat wave the previous weekend, Southern Maryland enjoyed a break in the weather during the August 5-6 weekend, with temperatures in the mower 90s a welcome respite from the 100+-degree days the week before. The USLMRA / STA-BIL team arrived on Thursday, with USLMRA VP / Director of Timing & Scoring...
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Gear up for St. Mary’s Century on Sept. 17

Gear up for St. Mary’s Century on Sept. 17

On Saturday, Sept. 17 join Patuxent Velo for the 2011 St. Mary’s Century. The bicycle event and ride, formerly named the Amish 100, features three routes through beautiful and historic St. Mary’s County. All routes begin and end at the College of Southern Maryland campus in Leonardtown on Breton Bay. Courses open at 7...
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Changes Made to Weekend Varsity Football Schedule

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) has made changes to scheduled varsity football games occurring this weekend. The following is a schedule of games for Sept. 2-3: * La Plata High School vs. Henry E. Lackey High School, 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 2, at La Plata; * Maurice J. McDonough High School vs. Northern...
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