Monday, April 23, 2018

Spencer On USILA Watch List

    Loyola University Maryland men’s lacrosse standouts Pat Spencer and Foster Huggins were named to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Division I Player of the Year Watch List on Wednesday as two of 17 players who lead the race for the award.
    Spencer has continued his run as one of the top attackers in the nation and enters Friday’s game ranked second nationally in assists per game (3.83) and fourth in points (6.17) this season. Last week, he became the Patriot League’s career record holder in assists, and he is three points from tying Bucknell University’s Chris Cara (2002-05) conference record for points.
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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Michael Evans Retiring From MLL

Michael Evans was a key member of the last three title teams and ranks as one of the greatest players in Bayhawks history. In a sudden and unexpected decision, the Davidsonville native has announced his retirement from Major League Lacrosse following a stellar nine-year career.
For more info,  go to:
You can read numerous articles about Michael over the years on this website by doing a search (upper left) for his name.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Spencer Gets Two Assists

    Pat Spencer (Davidsonville) had two assists as Loyola of MD defeated the Black Knights of the Hudson (West Point) 12-8 on Friday.
    For a recap of the game,  go to:

Grant Maloof Scores Two

    Junior midfielder Grant Maloof (Davidsonville) scored twice as the Towson Tigers knocked off CAA  league rival U. of Delaware 13-7 on Saturday at Johnny Unitas Stadium.
    For a recap of the game, go to: 

Bucci Aids St. Marys 12-5 Win

    Michael Bucci (Davidsonville) led the team in ground balls with ten (next highest on team was 5) during the St. Mary's College of MD's 12-5 romp over Wesley on Saturday.
    For a recap of the game,  go to:

UMBC 8 Hartford 3

    The UMBC defense caused half of Hartford's 20 turnovers, including a season-high four by senior LSDM  Bily O'Hara (Davidsonville, Md./Archbishop Curley). O'Hara now has a new career-high 21 caused miscues this season.    
    For a recap of the game,  go to:

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Michael Bucci Gets Double Double

  • Junior midfielder Michael Bucci (Davidsonville/Severn School) won a season-best 14 face-offs and equaled his career-high of 10 ground balls. This was the fourth time this season Bucci has recorded double-digit face-off wins.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Free State Fly Fishers Beer Tie

Free State Fly Fishers (FSFF) April 25, 2018 Beer Tie:
An event for members and guests to socialize, eat and drink in a restaurant while tying flies and talking about fishing.
Please bring your vise, lamp, materials and tools.  Please let Frank Bowne know if you plan to participate so we can arrange adequate space at the session.
Date:  Wednesday, April 25, 2018.  Time: 6:00 PM- 8 PM.  Place:  Killarney House Irish Pub, 584 W Central Ave., Davidsonville, MD 21035.
For more information contact Joe Slayton, and 410-757-4646 or Frank Bowne,, 410-798-5474

Barbeque At DUMC On Sat.

The Tongues of Fire Barbeque Ministry Team of Davidsonville United Methodist Church will be holding its first bbq sale on Saturday, April 28th, from 11am to 2 pm (or until sold out, whichever comes first).

Slow-cooked and smoked pulled pork and pulled chicken, along with Baltimore-style pit beef will be served in sandwiches.  House-made coleslaw and sauces, chips and beverages will also be available.  Funds raised support mission work and other church activities.

Joining the group will be the Davidsonville UMC Youth to hold a car wash.  Voluntary contributions will go towards their mission trip this summer.

Come put some South in your mouth and get your car cleaned while you eat.  For more information contact the church office at 410-798-5511. 

Alton "Jim" Sadler Passes Away

    Alton James "Jim" Sadler, of Davidsonville. died peacefully on Sunday, April 15, 2018, at home after a long battle with cancer. He was 76 years old. 
    He was born in Annapolis on December 6, 1941, to Alton Taylor and Marie Sadler of Eastport. Jim was the nephew of the late "Cap'n" Herbie Sadler, founder of Sadler's Seafood in Eastport, and Charles E. Sadler, proprietor of Sadler's Hardware on City Dock. 
    He was a 1959 graduate of Annapolis Senior High School. In 1963, he received an Associate in Business Administration and in 1965, a Bachelor of Commercial Science, both from Benjamin Franklin University in Washington, D.C. In 1966, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served four years during the Vietnam Conflict, including time on the destroyer USS Holder. In 2007, he retired as Treasurer of ARINC after 42 years. Jim was a member of the Fleet Reserve Club, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, American Legion, Loyal Order of Moose, the National Rifle Association, and the Virginia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. He was an avid outdoorsman, spending much of his free time hunting, fishing, shucking oysters, and working in his yard. He also enjoyed attending Orioles and Ravens games. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He was a great friend to all who knew him. 
    Jim was predeceased by his parents and by his wife of 52 years, Donna Lee Sadler, who passed away January 19, 2018. He is survived by daughter, Rie Sadler and husband Jim Jones of Catonsville; son Will Sadler and wife Riki of Scottsdale, Arizona; grandson Jesse Barna of Davidsonville; brother Bill Sadler, of Davidsonville; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. 
    Visitation will be Monday, April 23, 2018 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at John M. Taylor Funeral Home in Annapolis, Maryland. A celebration of Jim's life will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in the funeral home chapel with burial to follow in Cedar Bluff Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Prostate Cancer Foundation, AMVETS, Civil War Trust, or the Wounded Warrior Project.

Penn State Meets U. of MD Thur.

The U. of MD and Penn State womens lacrosse teams play Thur, April 19 in College Park.  The game 7:00 PM game will be shown on the BTN network if you would like to watch Madison Carter in action.

Fish and Pond Show At Tropic Bay

The 16th annual Pond, Water Garden and Koi Spectacular takes place starting at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at Tropic Bay Water Gardens, 600 W. Central Ave., Davidsonville.
Think there is only one kind of goldfish or koi? Discover how many kids of these golden fish of all sizes there are. Free. For information call 410-798-1800.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Opioid Epidemic Solutions At Homestead

Police Hold Security Seminar

Southern District Police Community Relations Council will meet this Thursday (April 19, 2018) at 7:30pm at the Southern District Station 35 Stepney Lane. Edgewater, Md 21037.
Their Guest Speaker will be Lt. Fredericks and he will be addressing home security. This is a topic that relates to all county residents. He will be able to field questions and address your concerns relative to today's environment.
Coffee and light refreshments will be available.

Katherine Ainsworth Passes Away

    Katherine "Kay" Lavonne Ainsworth (née Lane), 71, of Annapolis, MD passed away on April 12, 2018 at her son's home in Naples, FL. 
    Born on March 20, 1947 in Washington, DC, Kay was the third child of the late Daniel and Katherine Lane. She graduated from St. Patrick's Academy in Washington and went on to have a long Federal Government career, working at the Board for International Broadcasting. In her youth, Kay spent all her summers on the Mayo Peninsula (Beverly Beach) where she was an avid swimmer and water skier. While living in Annapolis, Naples, FL and Clarkesville, GA, she was very active in her local Baptist churches, teaching children's bible study and contributing to numerous ministry projects and fellowship groups. Kay was especially loved by her church-family at Riva Trace Baptist Church in Davidsonville, MD. She will be remembered for her strong faith, kindness and willingness to help others. 
    Kay was preceded in death by her husband, John who died in 2012; sister, Jean Jones and brother, Daniel "Buddy" Lane. She is survived by her son, Kevin Burke and his fiancée, Tiffany Sailsbury; her sister-in-law, Paulette Lane; several nieces and nephews and many other loving relatives and dear friends. 
    Friends are invited to celebrate Kay's life with her family from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, April 19 at the Kalas Funeral Home, 2973 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater. Kay's funeral service will be held at 12 noon on Friday, April 20 at Riva Trace Baptist Church, 475 W. Central Avenue, Davidsonville, MD 21035. Interment will follow at Lakemont Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kay's name to the or to Riva Trace Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made at