CHESTERTOWN — Seven years ago, Cecelia Schweitzer pestered her mother about becoming a volunteer with her Special Olympic athlete friends. Then she pestered to be allowed to bring a Sho’men Aquatics age-group swim teammate with her. Then she asked to bring another, and another, and her siste…

CUMBERLAND — Talbot posts 70/77 was eliminated from the American Legion state baseball tournament Aug. 1, losing 10-4 to eventual champion Funkstown Post 11 in the morning and 8-6 to Garrett posts 71/214 in an afternoon loss-bracket game at the Allegany County Fairgrounds.

CUMBERLAND — The Talbot posts 70/77 American Legion baseball team won its opener in the state tournament Monday afternoon, 3-0, against Laurel Post 60 at the Allegany County Fairgrounds' Memorial Field.

CHESTERTOWN — Building momentum as they head to the league championships at the end of the month, Sho’men Aquatics age-group swimmers defeated their Delaware Riptide opponents July 18 in the regular-season finale to finish 7-0.

CHESTERTOWN — More than two dozen Sho’men Aquatics swimmers took home medals Saturday from the annual invitational, a longer-distance summer meet that is one of the premier events for age-group swimmers on the Shore.

CHESTER — At age 10, nationally recognized cadet-category go kart racer Ben Maier of Chester already has a need for speed, and he has the victories and accolades piling up to prove it. He is a five-time national champion.

EASTON — Mitch Gunther scattered three hits in six innings for the win and Colin Athey knocked in the winning run in the top of the seventh June 11 to lead Kent-Queen Anne’s Post 18 to a 6-4 victory over Talbot Post 70 in American Legion baseball.

FREDERICA, Del. — Kent County midfielder Marcus Boyle found the back of the net five times in Kent’s 8-5 victory last week, almost single-handedly defeating Fruitland in the championship game of the 14U division of the Eastern Shore Youth Lacrosse Association.

CHICAGO — Sam Yetman of Chestertown consistently has made 20 or more of the 25 free throw attempts he is allotted in the Elks Hoop Shoot contest at each of the local, district, state and regional levels. That kind of accuracy has taken 10-year-old Sam all the way to the national finals in Ch…

CHESTERTOWN — Kent County Middle School’s girls ran the table against all Eastern Shore opponents, punctuating their unbeaten basketball season with a 57-26 defeat of Centreville Middle School in the Feb. 28 finale.

ROCK HALL — Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge, in cooperation with the National Wild Turkey Federation, is conducting a spring turkey hunt on the refuge for youth ages 12 to 16.

CHESTERTOWN — Levi Corcoran, 8, erased two decades-old Sho’men Aquatics records Jan. 5 when the locals defeated Spirit and the Milford Boys and Girls Club in an age-group swim meet. He lowered the program mark in the 25-yard butterfly to 16.49 and in the 25-yard breaststroke to 21.53.

CHESTERTOWN — Sho’men Aquatics, the very successful age-group swim program whose alumni include high school state champions and a college All-American, opened its winter season Nov. 10 with a lopsided triumph at home against Lake Forest. The locals won almost every race and swept more than h…