When longtime hockey coach, player and enthusiast Chris Palombi set out to start an ice hockey team at St. Mary’s Ryken High School this past fall, he didn’t expect that a large number of the interested students would be girls.

Great Mills boys basketball head coach Jeff Burrell knows as the middle of January approaches, each game becomes that much more important for everyone in the Southern Maryland Athletic Conference.

The Leonardtown Raiders continue to find success on the mats this wrestling season and added two more wins to their record this season after sweeping the Southern Maryland Athletic Conference tri-meet Tuesday night with Chopticon and St. Charles held at Chopticon High School.

Around this time last year, I wrote a column about how much I look forward to getting snow, and then we got some, and in response I got a few emails thanking me for my intervention with the weather gods.

The Huntingtown Hurricanes swim teams continued their success in the pool on Monday night with wins by its boys and girls over the Great Mills Hornets at the St. Mary’s College of Maryland Aquatic Center in a Southern Maryland Athletic Conference meet between two Chesapeake Division schools.

The atmosphere in the Huntingtown gym for Friday night’s Southern Maryland Athletic Conference Chesapeake Division girls basketball game against Leonardtown was intense as both teams played hard down to the very last minute, but the neck-and-neck contest went in favor of the Raiders, 57-47.

UPPER MARLBORO — Southern Maryland Athletic Conference athletes who ventured to the Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex on Saturday for the Southern Maryland Indoor Track Classic were able to face numerous familiar foes and a good blend of different ones as individual performances tr…

While high schools in the Southern Maryland Athletic Conference enjoy their winter recess away from classes, the boys and girls basketball teams of a few of the SMAC schools participated in the Showtime Deli Holiday Classic basketball tournament at Chopticon High School on Thursday and Friday.