CR’s Prillaman makes girls’ soccer First XI

Jessie Prillaman always has the opposing team’s best defender guarding her. But that doesn’t prevent her from getting her goals and assists. The Caesar Rodney High junior had another strong season this year and was awarded with a spot on the All-State girls’ soccer First XI. Prillaman was the only downstate player on the top-11 […]

Harris named wrestling coach at Smyrna: Dover coach, AD replaces Kurt Howell

SMYRNA — Jobs like the Smyrna high wrestling head coaching job don’t open up that often. Aaron Harris knew that. And Harris also knew what a career change would mean for him at this point in his life. But this was the perfect storm. Harris was officially named the new wrestling coach at Smyrna High […]

Polytech products aiming for Gold success

NEWARK — Polytech High’s Tucker Reed and Doug Reed like to talk some good-natured trash when they’re out on the football field. But the cousins don’t do it to the other team, it’s directed toward each other. “We always try to one-up each other,” Tucker Reed said. “When we’re on the field we’ll be talking […]

Local roundup: Rivera smacks two grand slams to key Fox Post 2 victory

Miguel Rivera hit two grand slams to lead Fox Post-2 to a 19-4 five-inning victory over Post-7 Harrington in an American Legion baseball contest on Wednesday night. Rivera tallied nine RBI and scored four runs as Fox Post-2 recorded 14 hits. Brendan Hatch also hit a solo-homer for Fox Post-2 while Alec Rodriguez, Kyle Comegys, […]

Delaware South eliminated at Carpenter Cup as Burlington, N.J. rallies for 4-3 victory

PHILADELPHIA — The Delaware South Carpenter Cup team was six outs way from Citizens Bank Park. Then it was 90 feet away from extra innings. In both cases, though, Delaware South came up just short. Burlington County (N.J.) scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to knock Delaware South out of the […]

Callahan, Wesley to host quarterback camp Sunday

DOVER — Current Philadelphia Eagles quarterback and Wesley College alumnus Joe Callahan ‘15, along with head coach and offensive coordinator Chip Knapp will be hosting a one-day quarterback camp on Sunday, June 24 from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. at Drass Field at Scott D. Miller Stadium. The 2015 Gagliardi Trophy winner and College Sports Information Directors […]

Collick getting ready for one more game

NEWARK — It’s an 85-degree day in the middle of June and Bill Collick announced he was retiring from coaching back in October. But of course, where is Collick on this Sunday? On a football field. The Cape Henlopen High coach has one more game before he hangs it up. Collick will be coaching the […]

Smyrna’s Anderson Softball Player of Year

Smyrna High got the team title everyone wanted this season. And now at the end of the year individual recognition has followed. The softball state champions had two players on the All-State First Team. Senior pitcher Jessica Anderson was named Player of the Year. Senior centerfielder Kaelyn Press also garnered first team honors. In total, […]

From the sports editor: Robinson still knows how to lead

DOVER — Dave Robinson had been Bill Collick’s sixth-grade football coach. So when Robinson asked Collick to come meet with him in 2010, the former Delaware State coach knew he needed to be there. At the time, Robinson was the interim superintendent at Cape Henlopen and Collick was retired from coaching. Robinson wanted Collick to […]

Delaware South advances at Carpenter Cup with 8-6 win over Delaware County, Pa.

PHILADELPHIA — Year after year Delaware South would exit I-95 onto Broad Street in Philadelphia, make a left turn into FDR Park and that would be it for its Carpenter Cup experience. Finally, last year, Delaware South got to make that right turn from Broad Street into Citizens Bank Park. Now it is one more […]