Wesley rallies to thump RPI 45-27 in Division III tourney opener

DOVER — Wesley Coach Mike Drass doesn’t necessarily like that his team has a habit of falling behind in the first half this season. “We’re not trying to be a second half team,” Drass said. “We’re trying to play sixty minutes of football.” But in Saturday’s first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs against […]

Wesley tops Christopher Newport 31-14, awaits playoff berth

DOVER — It wasn’t the flashiest performance that E.J. Lee has played this season. But in the end the sophomore runner did what he has done in every other Wesley game this season, topped the 100-yard mark. With a workman-like 101 yards on 27 carries, Lee helped the Wolverines (now 9-1) close out their regular […]

Milford looks impressive in 24-0 shutout win over DMA

Delaware State News/Marc Clery   MILFORD — As the final seconds ticked away in Milford’s impressive 24-0 victory over Delaware Military Academy Friday night at Briggs Stadium, Buccaneers Coach Shaun Strickland knew actually who he wanted to celebrate with first. “The first person I ran to was my dad,” said Stickland, whose father Bill had […]

Passing game, defense key Wesley’s 43-7 home win over Frostburg

Special to the Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh DOVER — It’s not often that the Wesley College football program enters a game with a losing record. It’s even rarer that they enter a game with a question of who the quarterback will be. But a week after a disappointing home nonconference loss in their opener, it […]

Wolverines fall to Mount Union in D-3 quarterfinals 56-35

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ALLIANCE. Ohio — Mike Drass is not normally the type of coach that believes in ripping into people on the sidelines. But with Wesley trailing by 35 points at halftime to powerful Mount Union in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Football Tournament, the veteran coach felt like this was the time. “For the […]

Unbeaten Wolverines hold off NJAC rival Rowan 38-25

  DOVER — What was looking like a comfortable victory for the Wesley College football team against 21st-ranked Rowan on Saturday suddenly turned into a nail biter during the fourth quarter. Rowan was able to pull within six points, but the fourth-ranked Wolverines forced a pair of turnovers in the final five and a half […]