Milford tops Sussex Tech in soccer 5-1

Milford High tallied four second-half goals to put away a 5-1 victory over Sussex Tech in Henlopen North boys’ soccer on Wednesday afternoon. The Buccaneers, who led 1-0 at halftime, improved to 2-0 in the North, 3-0 overall. The Ravens fell to 0-2 in the North, 0-2-1 overall. Indian River 2, Smyrna 0: The Indians […]

COVID test results available quicker

WILMINGTON — As COVID-19 testing options have increased in Delaware, the turnaround time for the results has shrunk. In the last two weeks, the average time from collection to notification for a COVID-19 test result is 30.5 hours at the state’s Curative Inc. testing sites, according to the Delaware Emergency Management Agency. “We know this […]

Senators excited with their 2-0 start

DOVER — For several years now, Dover High’s boys’ soccer players have felt like they’ve been digging out of a hole. The Senators have finished with some OK records. But they always seem to bury themselves with some early-season losses first. So to be undefeated right now — even at just 2-0 — is a […]

Local roundup: Lake Forest puts away volleyball win over Panthers

Lake Forest High won a close second set before capturing a 3-1 decision over Polytech in volleyball on Tuesday afternoon. The Spartans won the match by scores of 25-18, 29-27, 21-25, 25-17. It was the third win in a row for the Spartans (3-1), who beat the Panthers for the second time in the last […]

CR’s Moyer running with goals in mind

CAMDEN — Distance runners are no strangers to hitting psychological walls. Blaise Moyer hit his wall last spring, shortly after the coronavirus pandemic lockdown started. The Henlopen Conference boys’ meet champion in cross country during the fall, Moyer just couldn’t see any reason to keep working out. He stopped training for three or four weeks. […]

Holiday mission adjusts: Thanksgiving for Thousands takes precautions amid COVID

SELBYVILLE — The goodwill mission remains the same. Logistically, it is vastly different. Amid COVID-19, Mountaire Farms’ Thanksgiving for Thousands tradition will continue this year, with packing day precautions and volunteer limits during the ongoing pandemic. The 26th edition of Thanksgiving for Thousands, geared to provide 10,000 holiday meals to needy families across Delmarva, will […]

DSU board chair earns Delaware Business Hall of Fame honor

CLAYTON — Dr. Devona Williams was, she notes, born to be in business. One of her first memories is working with her father in his part-time business venture, a water ice truck in Philadelphia. She recalls dishing out water ice, the soft pretzels with mustard, collecting change. “Every run, I got a cut out of […]

Election 2020: Lieutenant Governor

Name: Bethany A. Hall-Long Party: Democrat Age: 56 Family: Husband, Dana; son, Brock Residence: Middletown Occupation: Joint Faculty of Nursing and Public Policy, University of Delaware; lieutenant governor Name: Donyale Hall Party: Republican Age: 50 Family: Married with 10 children Residence: Dover Occupation: Business owner Why are you running for this seat? BL: I’m running […]

Election 2020: Insurance Commissioner

Name: Trinidad Navarro Party: Democratic Age: 51 Family: Wife, Melissa; son, Jordan, and daughters Kylie and Hannah Residence: Bear Occupation: Insurance commissioner Name: Julia M. Pillsbury Party: Republican Age: 68 Family: Spouse, three sons and a daughter, three granddaughters Residence: Dover Occupation: Pediatrician Why are you running for this seat? TN: I am running for […]

Police search for suspect following murder of Laurel man

CAMBRIDGE, Md. — Police said they are searching for a suspect in the murder of a Laurel, Delaware man who was shot in Maryland. Maryland State Police said Khalil St. Croxie Reid was found with gunshot wounds Sunday morning in a parking lot in Cambridge, Maryland. Reid was transported to a local hospital where he […]