Dover Football lineman Jason Hoskins out in front to block as quartbck Nahseem Cosme hands the ball off to running back Jakwon Kilby photo by Ben Fulton

21 years later, Dover returns to football title game

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Dover – The players on the Dover Senators football team were not even born the last time the Senators played in the state championship game in 2001. Most of their parents are too young to remember the last time Dover won a state title in 1988, but they are all aware now that the Senators are headed to Delaware Stadium …

Pusey’s slam keys Red Lion softball win

GlennFrazer Headlines, Sports

Red Lion softball celebrates at the plate after Peyton Pusey’s grand slam. Photo by Nick Halliday Senior lead off batter Peyton Pusey is known for her speed, but her power was on full display Wednesday night as she belted a grand slam with 2 outs in a tie game to give Red Lion Christian Academy a 7-3 lead it would …

Newark Charter boys upset Saint Mark’s on penalty kicks 

Joe Singles Sports

The one seed, St. Mark’s went into Saturday’s matchup with #9 seed Newark Charter hoping the cold and rainy conditions would favor their methodical approach to the game. However, the Spartans fell behind quickly as Newark Charter scored the first goal of the contest early in the first half, not only giving them the lead but forcing the Spartans to …

Stahl Post 30 honors longtime manager and coach Bob Anderson 

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

  On what started out as a beautiful night for baseball Monday, Stahl post 30 played its first game in over 30-plus years without their longtime coach and manager Bob Anderson. Robert L. “Bob” Anderson died Saturday. July 3.  He was a commander of the Sons of American Legion, a member of Stahl Post 30 (40+ years), and coach/manager of …

Smyrna’s Laney to make WNBA All-Star debut July 14

Betsy Price Headlines, Sports

Betnijah Laney New York Liberty WNBA All Star from Smyrna Delaware   The 2021 WNBA All-Star game will once again star a Delaware high school hoops legend, and no, it is not Elena Delle Donne.  Betnijah Laney has been a rising star in the WNBA over the past two seasons & will represent Team WNBA in Las Vegas on July …

Dooley named head football coach and athletic director at Woodbridge

Betsy Price Headlines, Sports

Marvin Dooley coaching St Elizabeth’s football Marvin Dooley will leave the hustle and bustle of northern New Castle County and head to the land of scrapple and apples in western Sussex County as he was named the new athletic director and head football coach at Woodbridge High School. “I am looking forward to the small town atmosphere and everything it …

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Bones Hyland reps Delaware proud at NBA Combine

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

  While NBA fans got themselves ready for the Conference Finals this week, most of Delaware & fans of lottery bound teams turned their attention to the NBA Draft Combine.  The six-day event started Monday, June 21 & will run through Sunday June 27th, in Chicago.     The story of the week has been Delaware’s own Nah’Shon “Bizzy Bones” Hyland …

Sallies, UD star Hinton back for second stint for Blue Rocks

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Photo courtesy of MILB Central   The list of Delaware high school stars in Major and Minor League Baseball increased last week when former Salesianum and University of Delaware star Kyle Hinton signed with the Washington Nationals.  Hinton, a former 16th round pick for the Kansas City Royals in the 2018 MLB Draft, returned to his hometown Wilmington Blue Rocks …

Gold controls game in 21-13 win over Blue in 65th DFRC All-Star game

Nick Halliday Sports

It was a beautiful night for football at Delaware Stadium Friday for the return of the DFRC Blue-Gold All-Star game after an absence due to the pandemic in 2020. 80 seniors from across the state would get together for one final game in Delaware and it would live up to the hype. A 4th down 17-yard touchdown pass from Gold …