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Published May 10, 2021

Challenger Little League opens first season in Wicomico

SALISBURY, MD – With a “Play ball!” from player Cheyanne Shrieves, the Lower Shore’s first season of Challenger Little League got underway Saturday, May 8. An Opening Day ceremony kicked off ...

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Published October 2, 2020

Wicomico County recognizes the Rotary Club of Salisbury for construction of changing room and pavilions at Field 7 ½

SALISBURY, MD – Wicomico County officials recognized the Rotary Club of Salisbury for its contribution to Field 7 ½ during a presentation at the Henry S. Parker Athletic Complex on Thursday, Oct. 1...

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Published September 23, 2020

Rotary Club of Wicomico County honored for commitment to Field 7 ½

SALISBURY, MD - Wicomico County officials honored the Rotary Club of Wicomico County for its donation to Field 7 ½ during a presentation at the Henry S. Parker Athletic Complex on Tuesday, Sept. 22...

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Published September 3, 2020

Governors Challenge announces tournament modifications and debuts additional event

SALISBURY, MD – The Governors Challenge is set to return for its 40th anniversary this December. In addition to a modified team tournament, organizers will introduce Governors Challenge Select, an ...

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Published June 15, 2020

Sports tournaments return to Wicomico County

SALISBURY, MD – Sports tournaments returned to Wicomico County on Saturday, as Fruitland Baseball's School's Out Bash tournament kicked off at the Henry S. Parker Athletic Complex. As kids a...

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Published June 12, 2020

COVID-19 Resources

Wicomico County has compiled COVID-19 resources to help tournament organizers prepare for upcoming events in our area. Wicomico County COVID-19 Field Rental Guidelines Maryland's Sports...

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Published February 12, 2020

Construction begins at Wicomico County’s Field 7 ½

SALISBURY, MD – Construction of Field 7 ½ began this week at Wicomico County’s Henry S. Parker Athletic Complex in Salisbury. Located between existing fields 7 and 8 at the complex, Field 7 ½ is ...

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Published October 8, 2019

Governors Challenge announces partnership with Under Armour

SALISBURY, MD – The Governors Challenge may look a little different when it returns to Wicomico County this December, as tournament organizers are excited to announce a new partnership with Under A...

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Published August 13, 2019

Wicomico Recreation & Parks launches capital campaign for Project 7 ½ initiative

SALISBURY, MD – Wicomico County Recreation & Parks launched a capital campaign for the Project 7 ½ initiative at the Henry S. Parker Athletic Complex in Salisbury on Tuesday, Aug. 13. Ann...

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Published July 19, 2019

Maryland's Eastern Shore preps for return of the USSSA Eastern Nationals

SALISBURY, MD – Over 5,250 softball players will soon be on the Lower Eastern Shore for the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) Eastern Nationals. This year's Eastern N...

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Published April 18, 2019

Wicomico Recreation & Parks announces Field 7.5 initiative

SALISBURY, MD – Wicomico County Recreation & Parks announced plans for a new "Field 7.5" initiative during the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce's post legis...

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Published November 19, 2018

Governor’s Challenge honored as a 2018 Champion of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism by Sports Destination Management

SALISBURY, MD – Sports Destination Management, the leading publication with the largest circulation of sports event planners and tournament directors in the sports tourism market, has announced the...

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Published June 22, 2018

Wicomico County preps for Youth Baseball Nationals

SALISBURY, MD – Nearly 700 baseball players will soon make their way to Wicomico County for the Youth Baseball Nationals, powered by Athletx Sports Group. The tournament will be held from Jun...

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Published April 6, 2018

Henry S. Parker Athletic Complex expansion celebrated at Opening Day event

SALISBURY, MD – On a sunny spring day, Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver opened the expanded Henry S. Parker Athletic Complex with a first pitch. An Opening Day event took place Thursday,...

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