UMES golf coach, former NFL player, joins Eastern Shore Golf Hall of Fame

PRINCESS ANNE — Maryland Eastern Shore Athletics Hall of Famer and head men’s golf coach Marshall Cropper was inducted into the Eastern Shore Golf Hall of Fame during a ceremony Dec. 2 at Ocean City Golf Club in Berlin. An Eastern Shore native from New Church, Virginia, Cropper studied physical education, played baseball and football, […]

Somerset County Historical Society has Christmas tour, Teackle Mansion reception on Saturday, Dec. 2

PRINCESS ANNE — The Somerset County Historical Society celebrates Olde Princess Anne Days with two separate events this Saturday, Dec., 2: a Christmas House Tour and a Candlelight Reception at historic Teackle Mansion   The tour of several Princess Anne properties is 1 to 5 p.m. and visitors will receive special access to centuries-old public […]

Firearms deer season starts Nov. 25 and runs through Dec. 9

ANNAPOLIS — Firearm deer season in Maryland runs Saturday, Nov. 25 through Saturday, Dec. 9, the time hunters may use firearms to harvest sika and white-tailed deer this year.   New this year, certain air guns are legal for hunting sika and white-tailed deer during the firearms season. They are defined as any gun that […]

Junior Deer Hunting days this weekend in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources encourages experienced deer hunters to introduce youth to the time-honored cultural and sporting tradition this month during two Junior Deer Hunting Days.   The hunt will be held Nov. 11 on private and public land in all counties, and Nov. 12 on private land in all counties […]

Maryland State Park passes for 2018 now available

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources offers access to outdoor recreation opportunities for everyone, and right now is an ideal time to get passes for entry to public lands for 2018. The Maryland State Park & Trail Passport available now provides access to our network of state parks now through Dec. 31, 2018, meaning extra time for the yearlong […]

SU Professor Helps U.S. State Department with Sports Diplomacy

SALISBURY — Can sports increase dialogue and cultural understanding between people around the world? The U.S. State Department believes so — and has tapped Salisbury University’s Dr. Dean Ravizza to assist.   Dr. Ravizza is serving its Sports Diplomacy Division in the unique role of special program facilitator. Recently, for a 10-day Israeli/Palestinian basketball program, […]