The Second Annual Bay Bridge Paddle Returns to Annapolis

Do you want to join in or maybe just watch water sports, live entertainment and enjoy warm weather while having a blast with friends and family? Head to the 2nd Annual Bay Bridge Paddle on Saturday, April 29th at the Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, Maryland. The event runs from approximately 7:30 a.m. Р3:30 p.m. on Saturday with extended events Friday night for all!

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FootGolf is the New Hot Commodity at Many Maryland Golf Courses

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FootGolf, a newer sport that has created a lot of attention nationally & internationally (i.e. McIlroy v. Rooney Nike commercial), is being added to golf courses all over the state. A close relative of the game the Scots developed, footgolf combines aspects of golf and soccer into one. FootGolf courses run right along side golf fairways, usually in the rough areas of the green. Golf courses around Maryland have started implementing this family friendly sport to their existing course as either 9 hole options or a full 18 holes.

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Bassmaster Elite Creates National Attention for Cecil County

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The Bassmaster Elite, a premiere fishing tournament that travels all over the country, is here this weekend in¬†Cecil County! Around 115 of the world’s top anglers will compete this weekend at the Chesapeake Bay for a grand prize of $100,000. “We’ve hosted two Bassmaster Opens, one in 2009 and the other in 2010, but this is the first¬†time we’ve hosted a Bassmaster Elite.¬† We’re extremely¬†pleased to welcome the Bassmaster Elite family to our shores,”¬†says¬†Sandy Turner, Tourism Coordinator for Cecil County Tourism.¬†

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The Neon Run Shines a Light on the Running Community in Frederick

10537203_627643984014773_149832695533630054_o ¬†¬†The Neon Run, a fun and family-oriented race, came to the Frederick Fairgrounds on July 25th. ¬†The Neon Run focuses more on fun than speed in this nighttime 5k that you will remember for a lifetime. This year, around 2,500 participants came out to take part in “the run that will simply blow your mind!” Continue reading

CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarterfinals Returned to Baltimore

 

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This summer, Baltimore City hosted the CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarterfinals at M&T Bank Stadium. Soccer fans piled into the stadium for the matches that kicked off at 5:06 P.M. and 8:06 P.M on July 18th.

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Cuba and USA battled it out in the first quarterfinal match of the night, ending with a final score of 6-0 and USA advancing to the semifinals. Jamaica and Haiti were the next match, and Jamaica scored one in the first half that ended up being their sole goal of the game, helping them advance to the semifinals against USA.
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Lax Inception & Harford County are the New Hot Spot for College Recruiting

The beginning of a summer filled with top-notch girl’s lacrosse started this past weekend with the 2015 Lax Inception tournament at Cedar Lane Regional Park and Carsins Run Fields in Harford County.1409359280

Hosting age groups from current high school freshmen to seniors, the tournament is specifically for players showcasing their talent to college recruiters. Top colleges and universities varied in attendance with schools such as perennial powerhouses University of Maryland, Duke University and Penn State University to newcomers Florida Southern University and University of California Berkeley. College recruiters traveled across the country to check out some of the best competition in effort to draw these players to their campus. Continue reading