The county's best boys lacrosse rivalry did not disappoint.
Collin Beck scored 1:14 into sudden death overtime to lift North East to a 9-8 triumph over rival Rising Sun Monday night.
The Rising Sun tennis team topped North East 7-4 Monday at Cecil College.
The Tigers' top two boys singles players prevailed.
Shane McGinley defeated Jake Bean 6-1, 6-1. Josh Backert downed Andrew Moore 6-4, 6-2.
New Rising Sun boys lacrosse coach Chris King doesn't like to use the word "rebuilding" when describing his team.
He prefers to say "transition".
CJ Dunston can now be known by another set of initials – MVP.
Dunston, an Elkton resident and 2012 graduate of Tri-State Christian Academy, led Lancaster Bible College to its first-ever National Christian College Athletic Association Division II national championship.
Playing their first game of the year, the Perryville girls lacrosse team wanted to see an influx of newcomers mesh with a talented core of returning players. Rising Sun sought improvement from their season opener.
Both teams met their objectives as the Panthers topped the Tigers 12-9 Wednesday afternoon.
You may not be shocked to learn that a kid named Beckham grew up on local soccer fields.
But you might be surprised to find out how far the sport is taking Beckham Aiman.
Aiman, a fourth grader at Rising Sun Elementary, is heading to Portugal this week to play in the Mundialito tournament, a youth version of soccer's World Cup.
The track and field season got out of the starting blocks Tuesday, March 24, as Bohemia Manor hosted Perryville and Rising Sun.
The Panthers swept both the boys and girls team competitions.
All things considered, it wasn't a bad beginning.
The Rising Sun girls lacrosse team lost 15-4 to visiting Old Mill Monday afternoon.
The Rising Sun softball team and new coach Rusty Moore are still getting to know one another.
Once that process is over and the season heats up, Moore is confident the Tigers will be ready for a playoff run.
The Perryville softball team is gunning for a third region title in four years.
First-year coach David Ruark is happy by what he has seen so far in preseason practice.
"I feel good about our team but we still have a lot of things to work on," he said.