MOT Senior softball All Stars pose for a picture with the state championship banner. Photo courtesy of MOT Little League 1

MOT Senior Softball wins state championship 

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

MOT Senior softball All-Stars defeated New Castle/Suburban Senior All-Stars to capture the 2024 Senior softball state championship. The two teams faced off in a three game series, but MOT only needed two to advance to the Senior Softball Eastern Regional.    After a 9-6 win on Thursday night MOT bats were hot again on Friday. After being tied 2-2 MOT …

Newark National Carter Golden had two hits in their win over Pike Creek. Photo by Nick Halliday

Canal stays undefeated; Newark National eliminates Pike Creek

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Canal Little League remains unbeaten with a win over Brandywine Little League in game 1 of the night. Brandywine was able to jump out to an early 1-0 lead after scoring a run on an error by Canal. Cana. answered with four runs in the bottom of the inning to take a 4-1 lead which proved to be the final …

Canal Little League Anthony Ignudo 4 slaps hands with Hunter Pettit 13 in their win over Newark National. photo by Nick Halliday

Canal and Naamans advance to winners bracket

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  In the opening round of the District 2 Little League Majors division Canal and Naamans both advanced to the winners bracket. Both teams had commanding wins to open the tournament.    Canal Little League faced off with Newark National Little League in Game 1 of the double header. Newark National took an early 4-3 lead in the top of …

Newark Post 10 Generals Reynaldo Carrier knocked in 7 runs in the win over Stahl Post 30. Photo by Nick Halliday

Stahl Post 30 falls to Newark Post 10 in annual 4th of July game

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  Stahl Post 30 hosted the Newark Post 10  Generals in the annual July 4th American Legion baseball game at Wilson Field. The game played in front of a large crowd of Stahl Post patrons provided some early fireworks in a game that saw thirty three runs cross the plate.    The game lasted almost three hours and thirty minutes …

Abby Mace Coast 2 Coast player of the year. Photo courtesy of Coast 2 Coast twitter page

Abby Mace is C2C Female Athlete of the Year 

Shannon TimmonsHeadlines, Sports

For Salisbury University Softball graduate Abby Mace, the accolades just keep piling up. Mace has had an incredible career as a starting centerfielder for the Gulls. She opted to play her 5th season due to a COVID year and boy did it pay off. Despite the Sea Gulls early exit from the NCAA Division 3 Tournament in 2024, standout Abby …

Delaware Football Camp photo. Courtesy of Delaware Football Camps LLC

Delaware Quarterback Academy to feature 2 former NFL players

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  Delaware Football Camps is hosting a Delaware quarterback academy this Saturday June 29th at the University of Delaware that will have two former NFL players and Delaware Alumni.    Rich Gannon and Joe Flacco are confirmed to be in attendance for the quarterback academy this Saturday per Delaware football tweet which stated “Pair of legends in the House!” Gannon …

A bill that would require transgender athletes to compete against their biological sex had a lot of discussion in a Senate committee Wednesday. (Photo by Michael Flippo/Adobe Stock)

Trans athlete bill sparks healthy debate in Senate committee

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Sports

A bill forcing transgender student athletes to compete only with others who share their biological gender drew some healthy discussion in the Senate Education Committee Wednesday.  “While the public could be broadly accepting of the idea that adults who want to identify as a different gender and undergo hormone treatment to live out their lives should be given space to …

A new bill touches on a widely-debated topic: transgender athletes in competitions. (Photo by JJAVA/Adobe Stock)

Trans athletes should compete based on birth gender, bill says 

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Sports

A controversial topic that has swept the nation – transgender athletes – will show up in the Delaware General Assembly Wednesday.  Dubbed the “Fairness in Girls’ Sports Act,” Senate Bill 191 is on the agenda of the Senate Education Committee and if approved would force a trans student athlete to compete only with others who share their biological gender. Sponsored …

Vandrick Hamlin catches a pass in the 68th Blue Gold foorball game. Photo by Ben Fulton

Blue team breaks records in 68th DFRC All Star game

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  The  68th DFRC Blue-Gold All Star Football Game took place Friday night at the University at the University of Delaware. The Game showcases Hand-in-Hand Buddies children and young adults with intellectual disabilities and Delaware’s finest high school student leaders who participate as football players, cheerleaders, band members, and school ambassadors.    Forty-eight schools across the state will be represented …

Lonnie Wright founder and ownwe of Nothing But Net Sports Academy in his new facility in Hockessin. Photo by Nick Halliday

NBN Sports Academy opens new facility in Hockessin

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

NBN Sports Academy has opened its new facility in Hockessin. NBN purchased the old Hockessin Indoor Tennis Facility and turned it into a basketball and Volleyball training facility with 3 high school courts with shot clocks. The basketball courts can then be converted into 5 volleyball courts. The facility also includes a cafe, classrooms, and training and physical therapy area.   …