Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Robert Carobrese Passes Away

    Robert A. Carobrese, age 72, of Davidsonville MD, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018. 
    Robert was born in Washington DC and was a veteran of the United States Army, the proud owner of Sunrise Decks and Docks, Treasurer of Davidsonville Area Civic Association (DACA), member of Italian Business Men (IBM), Notary Public of the State of Maryland, Elks member and long and prominent member of Holy Family Catholic Church. 
    Robert was preceded in death by his eldest son, Robert Jr. and brother, Bill Reilly. He is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia Brennan; his son, Gregory; granddaughter Abigail Rose; and three sisters, Gail Reilly-Cross, Lynne Reilly (James Boarman) and Karen Reilly. He also leaves behind a vast extended family and many friends. 
    A visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 22 at the George P. Kalas Funeral Home, 2973 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater. Memorial Mass will be offered at 11 a.m. on Friday March 23 at Holy Family Catholic Church, 826 W. Central Avenue, Davidsonville, MD. Interment will be private.
    To leave condolences,  go to:  http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/capitalgazette/robert-a-carobrese-condolences/188501098?cid=full

Madison Carter Scores Twice

    Madison Carter (Davidsonville) scored two goals but Princeton (ranked #26) defeated Penn State (ranked #18) 13-12 on March 19.    Madison has scored in the last 13 straight games.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week

Pat Spencer, Loyola Maryland, Jr., A, Davidsonville, Md.
Spencer netted four goals and a season-high eight assists to pace the team to a 15-9 victory over Navy. His performance of 12 points is tied for the most by a NCAA Division I player in a game this season. The 12 points set Loyola's Division I record for points in a game. 

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Mary Jean Dawn Passes Away

(nee Manion)  
Died on March 7, 2018, beloved wife of the late Ralph Dawn, Sr.; mother of Deborah Martin (Glenn), Ralph Dawn, Jr. (Kathleen), Teresa Niffenegger (Robert), Steven Dawn, the late Michael Dawn. Also survived by five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

A Mass will be celebrated in memory of Mary Jean at noon on March 28, 2018 at Holy Family Catholic Church, 826 Central Ave, Davidsonville, MD 21035.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Spencer Ties Team Record

Pat Spencer tied the Loyola University Maryland single-game record for points, tallying four goals and eight assists on Saturday, leading the ninth-ranked Greyhounds to a 15-9 Patriot League victory over the U.S. Naval Academy.
Spencer matched the 12 points put up by Gary Hanley in an April 25, 1979 game over Morgan State University. Spencer’s 12 are the second-most in Patriot League history and are the most by a Loyola player since the Greyhounds moved to NCAA Division I in 1982. The 12 points are also tied for the most in a game this season by an Division I player this season, matching the total put up by the Albany’s Connor Fields earlier this season.

The Capital-Gazette also has an article on the game and Pat Spencer at: 

Carter Scores Two Goals In Win

  • Madison Carter (Davidsonville) scored a pair of goals during Penn State's 18-13 win over Rutgers on Mar. 17.  This moves her into 9th place on the PSU all-time goals list with 149 for her career to date.   She also extended her streak of games with a goal to 1
You can read the details of the game at:

Jon Mazza Gets 3 Pts In Towson Loss

Despite a six-goal run in the second half, the No. 20 Towson University men's lacrosse team was edged 10-8 by No. 3 Duke Saturday afternoon at Johnny Unitas ® Stadium.
Jon Mazza (Davidsonville) and Timmy Monhan finished with three points apiece for Towson (3-4) as each Tiger netted two goals and had one assist. 

Blanche Hunton Passes Away

    Blanche Hunton, a long time resident of Davidsonville, died peacefully in her sleep with family around her on March 13, 2018. She was 86. 
    She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Sue and Mike Klakring, her grandson and his wife Michael and Jenn Klakring, and three great grandchildren. Her husband, Robert, predeceased her in 2014. 
    Blanche was born in Pittsburgh, PA and moved with her family to the Washington DC area when a young child. She graduated early from Bladensburg High School and attended Washington Bible College. She and Robert were married in 1950. Her career was with Nationwide Insurance Company in the main office personnel department and later with Skeeter Deale's insurance agency. In addition, she gave private piano lessons to about 30 students and played organ at her church. After retirement, she was active for many years with the Ginger Cove chorus and theater group. In addition to her great love of music, her hobbies included gardening, cooking, sewing, and quilting. 
    A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 11 am at the Island Alliance Church, 510 Thompson Creek Road, Stevensville, MD 21666. Private burial will take place at the Veteran's Cemetery in Crownsville, MD. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in her memory to Samaritan's Purse.

Parker Booth -- Student Achiever Award

From the Capital-Gazette:
Parker Booth looking for open teammate during championship basketball season

Parker Booth of Davidsonville  is a junior at Indian Creek School who seems to do everything. She balances academics, athletics and community service in a way that few students can.
Academically, Parker maintains a 4.08 GPA while taking AP United States History, AP Biology, AP Language and Composition and Spanish V. She is in the STEM program, and is focusing on the effect of varying levels of acidity on oyster shells.
Parker is a member of the National Honor Society and the Sociedad Honoraria Hispanic√°. She is also an Admission Ambassador, giving tours to prospective families and serving as a featured speaker at open houses.
Parker is a three-sport athlete, playing varsity field hockey, varsity lacrosse, and varsity basketball. She played a key role in the basketball championship last year.
Parker recently became the founder and president of the Key Club, a national student-led service program, at Indian Creek School. She has organized and is leading a trip of over 20 students to Puerto Rico over spring break. Parker and her organization will provide relief by delivering supplies, rebuilding the community by removing debris, and working with local students in the classroom. Parker is also the organizer and facilitator for Building Girls’ Empowerment (BGE), an event for middle school girls that is centered on building confidence, self-esteem and worth.
Parker takes leadership responsibilities in all of her activities, and she is a calming, intelligent and respected voice for her teammates and classmates.

UMBC Gets Historic Win

    For local UMBC basketball fans who have been away from sporting news in recent hours,   UMBC  just wrote basketball history Friday evening in their defeat of Number One University of Virginia.    And,  they defeated UVA by 20 points.
    UMBC next plays on Sunday against Kansas State University in the round of 32. 

Friday, March 16, 2018

Loyola U. At Navy On Sat.

Loyola U. men's lacrosse will be at Navy in the Navy-Marine Corp Stadium for a match shown on CBS Sports network on Sat., March 17, at 1:30 PM.    Davidsonville's Pat Spencer has been instrumental in the Greyhounds scoring for three seasons now.

Carter Helps PSU In Win

    Junior Madison Carter of Davidsonville helped 17th ranked Penn State defeat Drexell on Wed., March 14.  Madison had 4 goals in the 22-9 victory.

Alexandra Brown Gets Award

South River High Student Achiever Award
Alexandra “Alex” Brown is an outstanding student and has a huge heart to help others in need. She’s volunteered for the Make a Wish Foundation, Toys for Tots, and the Angioma Alliance. She’s a frequent volunteer at the Wellness House of Annapolis and she’s been one of their summer counselors at Paint Your Rainbow Camp.
She also tutors at Central Middle School for the National Honors Society and has been a counselor at Shooters Basketball Camp since the 6th grade.
Much of Alex’s time is spent fundraising to help fight cancer. Most notably, she’s been involved with the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life walkathon for three years and is the captain of this year’s team. She’s also raised funds for St. Baldrick’s, an organization that fights childhood cancer, for eight years. Because of her passion to find a cure, she was selected as the Vice-President of the Kids Fighting Cancer Club.
Alex is most passionate about serving students who have special needs.
She’s been a member of Best Buddies since 6th grade, Unified Tennis for three years, Unified Dance for one year, and is co-captain of South River High School’s Polar Bear Plunge team. Using her athletic talents, Alex has coached adaptive lacrosse for the Davidsonville Athletic Association for four years, is a Youth Board Member for adaptive lacrosse, and has coached in the Special Olympics. She’s also been a volunteer at Camp Mayo (for children with disabilities) and has assisted at holiday parties at Central Special School.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Recent Davidsonville Home Sale

    Recent Davidsonville home sales include a two story home on 1.45 acres at 652 Ranger Ct. sold by Angeline Guns to Colin and Erin Hauck for $610,000.

State's Atty Candidate Kathy Rogers

    Kathy Rogers,  a 56 year old Republican from Davidsonville is running for Anne Arundel County State's Attorney.  Info about Kathy and her campaign can be read at: