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2014 Cal Ripken World Series Pool Play Recap
- As the host team at the Cal Ripken World Series, Harford County is always a fan-favorite in the tournament. However, in past tournaments, the success hasn’t match the fanfare. This year the team on the field has backed up the noise in the stands. The Hickory Hornets won the Opening Game of the World Series […]
Just For Kicks — Visit the Capitol Classics/China Open at National Harbor
- Before Ninja Turtles and Jackie Chan dazzled audiences with fancy footwork and artful agility, there was Bruce Lee in action movies and Kung Fu on the tube. But even before those action heroes, there was Jhoon Rhee.  Mention Jhoon Rhee to anyone who grew up in the Washington area in the 60’s and they’ll immediately […]
Wild and Wondrous – The World Cup Watch
- In the end, it was Germany hoisting the trophy and ESPN crowing about viewership. But here in Maryland, where soccer enjoys a passionate following (see: Gold Cup, 2013) there were plenty of other big winners. For those who kept spirits high and beverages flowing while the games kept patrons riveted, the 2014 FIFA World Cup […]
No shirt, no shoes required — Ocean City Celebrates Dew’s 10th
- The 2014 Allisports Dew Tour opened its 10th season on the beach in Ocean City this past weekend. Now in its fourth year on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, the event continues to grow in attendance and size.  Located between the Boardwalk and the Atlantic Ocean, just a short stroll from the pier, the festival has established […]
Hogan Lacrosse: Summer Exposure
- Over 270 boy’s lacrosse teams, ages ranging from U9 to High School Varsity, played at six various Anne Arundel County facilities this past weekend. It was a beautiful couple of days of lacrosse with the weather in the low 80’s and no humidity. The athletes played in the Hogan Lacrosse 9th Annual Summer Exposure tournament. What […]
“Yours, Mine & Ours” on the Lower Eastern Shore
- Most of the country, nay the world, has heard of the Dew Tour and while we in Maryland are thrilled to consistently set and break (our own) attendance records over the past three years in Ocean City- there is another event just west of the beach that has caused a major stir over the last seven […]
US Lacrosse Women’s National Tournament Highlights Young Talent
- This past weekend Maryland welcomed a lacrosse takeover with the final rounds of the Men’s and Women’s NCAA Tournament. Adding to the Championship weekend, US Lacrosse held its National Tournament for the Schoolgirls Division at Cedar Lane Regional Park in Bel Air. The National Tournament, which took place May 24-25, dates back to 1933 and […]
Track Turnaround: Chesapeake BMX
- Doug O’Connor didn’t start racing BMX until he was 42 years old. He enjoyed racing; as does his son. They would spend their summers traveling around the country, going to tracks up and down the East Coast. They would also go to the local track in Severn, Maryland, which was quite run down and out […]
The Preakness– More than a Boon for Baltimore
- Maryland’s annual “Super Bowl” (so called because of its significant economic impact and viewership) involves many more facilities than just Pimlico. The pageantry of Preakness engages many aspects of the Maryland horse industry. And it provides the focus for a week’s worth of activities celebrated by fans and families alike. The Preakness Celebration Balloon Festival […]
Another Great Race by The Color Run
- The Color Run (TCR) made its way back to Baltimore on April 19th and was once again a huge success. With over 16,500 people attending it was one of the best TCRs that Baltimore has hosted. Runners from all over came to experience The World’s Happiest 5K and the confetti that took over the festival. […]

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