Kent lacrosse players find that hard work is its own reward

WORTON — The value of hard work is a life lesson learned on the playing field. That’s why it’s understandable that Kent County High School’s girls could — and did — celebrate even though they had been soundly defeated in a varsity lacrosse game here on Wednesday, April 17. Easton led 9-0 after the opening […]

Marching band forming to celebrate Tea Party anniversary

CHESTERTOWN — T-Day is fast approaching — it’s about a month until the annual Chestertown Tea Party Festival — so the Delmarva United Marching Band, formed just for the occasion, has scheduled a second practice before its inaugural performance on Saturday, May 25. Practice is 6 p.m. Sunday, April 28 in the Emmanuel Episcopal Church […]

Shore softball sits atop Centennial standings entering final week

CHESTERTOWN — A doubleheader split with Gettysburg on Saturday may have been enough for Washington to secure the top seed and home field for the Centennial Conference softball tournament that starts next week. Washington (19-14-1) is 10-4 in the conference, with only two CC games remaining — a twin bill this weekend at Dickinson. Defending […]


WORTON — Junior shortstop Tanner Beck, who bats third in the order, holds the ball that cleared the left field fence at Spry Field for a grand slam in Kent County’s 17-run third inning April 18 against Crisfield.  In the third inning alone, Beck batted three times. After striking out to lead off, he doubled […]

KCHS totals 22 runs in 5-inning rout

WORTON — The Kent County-Crisfield high school baseball game here Thursday was shaping up to be a competitive contest, until it wasn’t. Rallying to tie at 2-all after two complete innings, only to fall behind again, 4-2, after the visitors from Crisfield pushed two runs across the plate in the top of the third, the […]

Shoremen keep playoff hopes alive with 9-8 win at Ursinus

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. — The Shoremen’s playoff fate hinges on their final game of the regular season next weekend. With a 9-8 win Saturday at Centennial Conference foe Ursinus, Washington locked into a three-way tie for fifth in the league — and one win out of fourth. The top five teams will advance to the CC […]

Error-free Kent posts Senior Day win against Crisfield

WORTON — The Trojans played their most complete softball game of the season here Thursday, and it was reflected on the scoreboard. Backed by error-free defense, sophomore Michelle Menequin (eight strikeouts) spaced out three hits and issued only two walks in a tidy 4-1 victory over Crisfield. She retired the last eight batters she faced, […]

Shoremen drive away from F&M with 11-10 win

LANCASTER, Pa. — Washington applied the brakes to a five-game losing streak in lacrosse Wednesday night at Franklin & Marshall, 11-10, scoring the first four goals of the fourth quarter to wipe out a 9-7 deficit. This was the Shoremen’s first win in the series since 2015. Cam Carrigan, Connor Garrison, Luke Brennan and Cory […]

F&M sweeps Washington to tighten race in Centennial softball

LANCASTER, Pa. — The pennant race in Centennial Conference softball is now a real race, and some credit should go to Franklin & Marshall, which is playing for pride more so than position at this stage of the season. Tied for next-to-last in the nine-school conference, F&M swept Centennial leader Washington on Tuesday. The Diplomats […]

Washington-Dickinson game here Saturday has playoff implications

LANCASTER, Pa. — With ground to make up and not a lot of time to do so if they want to clinch a berth in the Centennial Conference lacrosse tournament, the Shore ladies are in a must-win situation Saturday when Dickinson’s women come to Chestertown. The Red Devils (4-2 CC, 9-4) have a tenuous hold […]

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