Bivalve angler now holds record for triple tail fish

Don Whittington of Bivalve reeled in the state’s first-ever record triple tail off the coast of Ocean City. The 11-pound, 25.25-inch long fish was caught Saturday, Oct.19, near Baltimore Canyon in the Atlantic Ocean. After about two hours fishing from his son’s boat for tuna and common dolphin, Whittington saw something unusual in the water.   […]

Shorebirds’ record season comes to an abrupt end

The Delmarva Shorebirds’ season came to an abrupt end as the Hickory Crawdads prevailed in a tense 1-0, 10-inning contest to sweep the Northern Division Championship Series on Friday night at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium. The Crawdads moved on to face the Lexington Legends, who swept Augusta in two games to win the Southern Division […]

Shorebirds GM Chris Bitters named among tops in field

Delmarva Shorebirds General Manager Chris Bitters has been named South Atlantic League General Manager of the Year. The award is a first for Bitters, who is finishing up his 13th season at the helm in Salisbury. “I’m humbled that my colleagues in the league felt strongly enough about what we do up here in Delmarva […]

Top prospect Adley Rutschman joins Shorebirds

The Baltimore Orioles have promoted 2019 No. 1 overall pick Adley Rutschman to the Class-A Delmarva Shorebirds The catcher and reigning Golden Spikes Award winner was expected to join the Shorebirds in time for their Wednesday home game against the Greensboro Grasshoppers. Rutschman, 21, will make the third stop in his brief Orioles tenure after […]

DeVage, Soper are Green Hill Member-Guest winners

Ryan DeVage and his guest, Brian Soper, were the winners of the 2019 Men’s Member-Guest, held over the weekend at Green Hill Country Club in Quantico. After surviving five rounds in the Championship Shoot-out, DeVage and Soper came out on top as the champions. Their final competitors were Kevin and Phillip Hayes, who finished in […]

Protective netting to be added at Shorebirds games

The Delmarva Shorebirds have announced that new and extended protective netting at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium will be installed, increasing protection and visibility. The project, which is a part of continued renovations to improve Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, is scheduled to begin July 30. Sportsfield Specialties, one of the leading sports netting supply companies with […]

Shorebirds headed to playoffs in September

Despite losing 1-0 to the West Virginia Power last Tuesday night at Appalachian Power Park, the Delmarva Shorebirds still clinched the South Atlantic League Northern Division first half championship thanks to second-place Greensboro’s 2-1 loss against Hickory. The Shorebirds (46-18) are now headed to postseason play for the seventh time in franchise history and for […]

SU women fall in national championship lacrosse game

The No. 7 Salisbury University women’s lacrosse team fell to No. 3 Middlebury College in the national championship game of the 2019 NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse Tournament on Sunday afternoon at Randolph-Macon College, 14-9. “The game was a battle,” Head Coach Jim Nestor said. “We were there. We had a nice little spurt on […]

Tom Brown named to DC Sports Hall of Fame

Salisbury resident and longtime local youth coach Tom Brown has been selected for induction into the Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. Brown is one of 11 honorees who will be inducted in a special ceremony Sunday, June 23, at Nationals Park, prior to the 1:35 p.m. game between the Washington Nationals and Atlanta Braves. […]

SU men’s lacrosse beginning national championship run

The second-ranked Salisbury University men’s lacrosse team defeated visiting No. 19 University of Lynchburg, 18-10, in third round action of the 2019 Division III Men’s Lacrosse Tournament on Saturday evening. Zach Pompea finished the game as the Sea Gulls’ (21-1) points leader, as the senior midfielder totaled five points behind a two-goal and team-high three […]