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(June 22, 2018) The second round of the 51st annual Eastern Surfing Association (ESA) Summer Surf Series is scheduled to take place this Saturday, June 23, where amateur surfers can compete to win prizes and a chance to qualify for the ESA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship and the ESA Easte…

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(June 22, 2018) The Sunset Marina scale in West Ocean City was busy with activity last Saturday, during the first day of the Ocean City Marlin Club’s 39th annual Small Boat Tournament, as nearly all of the winning fish were caught on that day.

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(June 15, 2018) While heading offshore to go tuna fishing Wednesday morning, Ron Bennett, Capt. Steve Moore and some of the others aboard the Stalker fantasized about landing the first white marlin of the season.

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(June 8, 2018) The 24th annual Sand Duels Soccer Challenge will take place on the beach between North Division and Wicomico streets, this Saturday and Sunday.

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(June 8, 2018) Games will be played all over Worcester County, today through Sunday, during the annual Brine Lacrosse Festival, hosted by Aloha Tournaments.

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(June 8, 2018) With the recreational minimum size limit of Atlantic Shortfin Mako Sharks increased from 54 to 83 inches (fork length), some wondered if any would be brought to the scale during the 22nd annual Mako Mania tournament, held last weekend.

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(June 1, 2018) Anglers on nine boats participated in the Ocean City Marlin Club’s ninth annual Memorial Day Tournament, held May 26-27, and $2,880 was paid out to the winners.

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(June 1, 2018) Several mako sharks were caught and released last week and a 93-incher weighing 291 pounds was boated, which bodes well for the 22nd annual Mako Mania Tournament, which begins today, Friday, and runs through Sunday.

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(May 25, 2018) Because of the emergency regulations for Atlantic Shortfin Mako Sharks that went into effect March 2, organizers of the Mako Mania Shark Tournament added several release calcuttas for the 2018 competition.

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(May 25, 2018) Several players on the Worcester Prep boys’ lacrosse team received Eastern Shore Independent Athletic Conference honors, as well as Metro Independent Lacrosse League accolades for their performances during the 2018 season.

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(May 25, 2018) Eight Stephen Decatur tennis players faced strong competition during the District VIII tournament, held May 15-17 in Cambridge and Easton, but nearly all managed to get past the first round.

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(May 25, 2018) Recipients of Bayside Conference South awards were recently announced and a handful of Stephen Decatur baseball and softball players were recognized for their performances this season.

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(May 25, 2018) Amateur surfers will compete for prizes and the chance to qualify for the ESA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship and the ESA Eastern Surfing Championship during the 51st annual Eastern Surfing Association (ESA) Summer Surf Series, which kicks off on Saturday, May 26. The rain …

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(May 11, 2018) The Stephen Decatur softball team will battle the Chesapeake Cougars of Anne Arundel, on Monday at 4 p.m. in Pasadena, in the second round of the 3A East Region tournament. Both squads received first-round byes. The Chesapeake Cougars earned the No 1. seed in Section II of the 3A East, while Decatur sits in the No. 4 spot. “This team has the potential to be absolutely amazing and unstoppable, but ...

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(May 11, 2018) The Worcester Prep girls' lacrosse team wrapped up regular-season competition with a 19-6 victory over the Sussex Tech Ravens on Monday in Berlin. “We focused on ball movement through the midfield, [and] clean passes and assisted goals. We really wanted most of the goals to be assisted and we wanted to perfect our plays,” Prep Coach Brooke Hahn said. “Defense did a good job getting the ball from ...

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(May 11, 2018) Stephen Decatur senior Montrel Moore always wanted to go to college. Getting to compete in track is an added bonus. Moore will have that opportunity at Division I University of Maryland Eastern Shore, where he signed his National Letter of Intent to run track for the school two weeks ago. “I was very excited. It was truly a blessing,” Moore said. “Knowing I was going to go to that school and [to be ...

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(May 11, 2018) The Worcester Prep girls' tennis team finished the regular season on Monday with a 7-0 victory over the Delmarva Christian Royals in Georgetown, Delaware. “The girls played great. They stepped up today,” Prep Coach Cyndee Hudson said after the competition. “They were focused and did a great job of staying in the point. A lot of them were quite long rallies.” Sophomores Annika Larsen (8-3) and Abi ...

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(May 11, 2018) The Worcester Prep boys' lacrosse team's season came to an end with an 8-5 loss to the Calverton Cougars in the Metro Independent Lacrosse League semifinals on Tuesday in Berlin. “We played hard. They never gave up,” Prep Coach Kevin Gates said. “[Calverton's] defense played really well and when we did have chances, their goalie made some big saves.” Worcester trailed 5-2 at halftime, but senior ...

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(May 11, 2018) The Stephen Decatur girls' lacrosse team received the No. 3 seed in Section II of the 3A East Region and will travel to Salisbury, today, Friday, to play the second-seeded James M. Bennett Clippers. When the two teams went head-to-head on May 2 in Berlin, Bennett edged out Decatur, 7-6. Both teams earned first-round byes and will face each other again at 3:15 p.m. today. “I think over the past week ...

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(May 11, 2018) The Stephen Decatur boys' lacrosse team finished the regular season with an 8-4 record and earned the No. 2 seed in Section II of the 3A East Region. “I think we're ready,” Decatur Coach Scott Lathroum said. “Everyone got a lot of playing time this season. We're looking forward to a good run in the playoffs.” The Seahawks will host the No. 3 Chesapeake Cougars of Anne Arundel today, Friday, at 5 ...

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(May 11, 2018) Eight Stephen Decatur tennis players will participate in the District VIII tournament, scheduled for Wednesday, May 16 and Thursday, May 17, in Cambridge. Sophomore Laura Meadows will compete in the girls' singles division, while junior captain Trevor Hayes battles in the boys' singles tournament. Hayes is seeded third and Meadows is eighth. Hayes played in the first singles spot during the season ...

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(May 4, 2018) The Stephen Decatur girls' track & field team won Monday's seven-school meet in Berlin, while the boys' squad came in second place. “I thought this was one of our better overall finishes of the year,” Decatur Coach Jody Stigler said. “We are coming along OK as we get into our championship meets.” Decatur's Lady Seahawks scored 167 points in the victory. Broadwater Academy was runner-up with 114 ...

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(May 4, 2018) The Stephen Decatur girls' lacrosse team came out ready to play on Monday, scoring early and often on the Saints Peter & Paul Sabres in Easton. “They started off super strong from the first whistle. We scored five goals in the first five minutes,” Decatur Coach Sara Braniecki said. “It's probably the strongest we've started off a game all season.” The Lady Seahawks led 11-3 at halftime and went on ...

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(May 4, 2018) The Stephen Decatur boys' tennis team shut out the Washington Jaguars, 7-0, while the Lady Seahawks won, 5-2, on Monday in Princess Anne. With a few of the Decatur starters unable to attend, the rest of the boys moved up in the lineup. Junior captain Jonathan Petito, playing in the first singles spot, earned an 8-1 victory. Sophomore Austin Marple stepped into the No. 2 spot and came out on top, ...

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(May 4, 2018) The Worcester Prep girls' lacrosse team picked up two victories on the road this week. On Monday, the Lady Mallards outscored the Indian River Indians, 15-3, in Dagsboro, Delaware. “I was really proud of the goals they had. Twelve of the 15 were assisted,” Prep Coach Brooke Hahn said. “The girls cleaned things up and worked well in the midfield.” Worcester led 11-1 at halftime. Senior Cameron ...

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(May 4, 2018) The Stephen Decatur baseball team drove in 10 runs and held the Mardela Warriors to one on Tuesday in Berlin. “[We] played well early, but got complacent,” Decatur Coach Rich Ferro said. “[We] pitched and played defense well. We need to be more aggressive at the plate.” Senior Tristan McDonough led the charge in the first inning with a three-run homer. Decatur scored five in the first inning and ...

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(May 4, 2018) The Worcester Prep girls' and boys' tennis teams both won 6-1 over the Stephen Decatur Seahawks on Tuesday in Berlin. The girls competed on Decatur's courts and played their format – four singles and three doubles matches. The Lady Mallards swept the singles competition. Winning first through fourth singles were sophomores Annika Larsen (8-1) and Abi Plylar (8-1), senior captain Hope Sens (8-0) and ...

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(May 4, 2018) In its first two years, the Love for Lungs Tennis Tournament raised about $60,000 for The Program in Lung Healing at University of Maryland. “It's very exciting. The first year we were expecting to get about $5,000 – and we got $28,000,” said tournament organizer, Worcester Preparatory School sophomore Abi Plylar. “That just blew our minds and we got about the same the next year.” About 30 players ...

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(May 4, 2018) The Worcester Prep boys' lacrosse team wrapped up regular-season competition with a 19-2 victory over the Delmarva Christian Royals on Wednesday in Georgetown, Delaware. “We started off a little flat. Then as the game went on, we started to pick it up and play better,” Prep Coach Kevin Gates said. During a Delmarva Christian timeout in the opening quarter, Gates said he took the opportunity to ...

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(May 4, 2018) The Stephen Decatur boys' lacrosse team edged out the Parkside Rams, 9-8, on Tuesday in Salisbury. “We were down 8-4 with just under six minutes left, then we got one [goal], then another and another,” Decatur Coach Scott Lathroum said. “We just chipped away at it.” During a timeout, Lathroum said he told the Seahawks, “Take it now. We've got to take the game.” “They started responding,” he said. The...

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(May 4, 2018) Since its founding in 2014, the Delmarva Aces travel baseball program in Berlin has helped 51 athletes receive an academic or athletic scholarship. “We are a comprehensive youth baseball development organization,” president Dave Whigham said. “We train these kids from a young age, develop them as they play in tournaments, and get them into college. Some of these kids start in the program at 8 years ...

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(April 27, 2018) After a slow start Wednesday afternoon, the Worcester Prep boys' lacrosse team started putting the ball in the goal and went on to win 13-2 over the Delmar Wildcats in Delmar, Delaware. Senior captain Tucker Brown and junior Alec Dembeck scored goals for the Mallards in the first quarter. At halftime, the Prep squad led 5-1. Worcester netted four shots in the third quarter to pull ahead 9-1. “We ...

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(April 27, 2018) The Stephen Decatur boys' lacrosse team controlled the ball during much of Wednesday's game against the Cambridge Vikings and capitalized on most of its opportunities. “We had the ball most of the time. [Junior] Collin Eitel dominated the face-offs,” Decatur Coach Scott Lathroum said after his team's 15-2 win in Cambridge. “We shot pretty well, we moved the ball, we took our time on offense and ...

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(April 27, 2018) Participants can race from Assateague Island to the Ocean City inlet during the Island to Island half marathon and 5K on Saturday. OC Tri-Running Sports hosts the 14th annual event, expected to draw more than 6,500 people including 2,200 runners from 34 states. “It is very unique, because you get dropped off at one island, run through nice country roads, and across the Route 50 bridge,” Chris ...

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(April 27, 2018) Last Monday the Worcester Prep girls' lacrosse team edged out the James M. Bennett Clippers, 8-7, in overtime, and this Monday the Lady Mallards did it again, this time pulling out an extra-period 11-10 victory over the Saints Peter & Paul Sabres in Berlin. “We knew they had the strength and the skill and, since we just came off an overtime win, we knew we could do it again,” Prep Coach Brooke ...

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(April 27, 2018) The Stephen Decatur girls' and boys' tennis teams picked up wins over the Pocomoke Warriors and Wicomico Indians this week. The Decatur squads headed down the road to Pocomoke on Monday. The boys' team came out on top 6-1. “We played very well,” Decatur Coach Steve Berquist said. “It's been a really good season.” Junior captains Trevor Hayes and Jonathan Petito earned 8-2 and 8-3 victories, ...

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(April 27, 2018) The Stephen Decatur baseball team shut out the Washington Jaguars, 11-0, on Monday and the Parkside Rams, 1-0, on Wednesday. “I think they're doing a good job,” Decatur Coach Rich Ferro said. “There's a lot of them. They get along really well, they're working hard and they enjoying each other's company.” The Seahawks have been successful this season because of their “camaraderie and just playing ...

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(April 27, 2018) The Worcester Prep tennis teams both won 7-0 over the Gunston Day Heron on Monday, playing on the Manklin Meadows courts in Ocean Pines. Sophomore Annika Larsen trailed her Gunston opponent 0-3. She pulled ahead 4-3 and then went on to an 8-4 victory. “It was a great match,” Prep Coach Cyndee Hudson said. “She composed herself, looked for patterns, got on the right track and took command.” Senior ...

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(April 27, 2018) The Stephen Decatur softball team was consistent throughout Monday's game against the Washington Jaguars in Princess Anne, and the Lady Seahawks came home with a 13-1 victory. “We finally had a game where we didn't have a bad inning,” Decatur Assistant Coach Cheryl Harte said. “We stayed focused, positive and mentally tough even when Washington got a few solid hits. We finally played our game ...

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(April 27, 2018) Goals were traded during the first few minutes of the Stephen Decatur–Cambridge girls' lacrosse games on Wednesday in Berlin, but then the Lady Seahawks started netting shot after shot and never looked back. “The girls connected well with their passes. They did a great job of finding the open girls on our offensive end and in transition to help us pursue the goal often,” Decatur Coach Sara ...