Roundup: Hens’ Darling earns national hoops honors

Delaware junior basketball player Nate Darling earned another award on Monday as he was selected to the National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District 10 first team. Darling becomes the eighth Blue Hen to earn NABC all-district honors and just the sixth to earn first-team accolades. He joins a group that includes Spencer Dunkley (1992-93), Mike […]

Starboard repeats as world softball champion

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — They call themselves old timers, and some may have a shade or two of gray. But when it comes to softball and competition, they certainly are not softies. The Starboard, a 60-and-over men’s softball team hailing from Sussex County, recently achieved a repeat feat, reigning for the second consecutive year as […]

Wesley’s Dalious at peace with career’s end

DOVER — Brandi Dalious remembers thinking something wasn’t right. She and her Wesley College softball teammates were having a normal practice last Thursday afternoon. “But there was just this weird vibe going on,” said Dalious. “The three seniors, we were like, ‘What’s going on? Nobody’s really telling us anything and they’re acting really strange with […]

From the sports editor: Azzanesi excited for new chapter

Two decades ago, Steve Azzanesi didn’t think he had a future in football. He thought his future was in talking about it. As a Wesley College grad, the former Wolverine quarterback spent over two years working for local TV station WBOC as a sports reporter/cameraman. “I would anchor whenever somebody wanted off for the holidays,” […]

2020 All-State basketball teams

DSBA BASKETBALL ALL-STATE TEAMS BOYS Player of the Year: Elijah Allen, Dover FIRST TEAM Elijah Allen, Dover Eden Davis, Dover Jyare Davis, Sanford Nnanna Njoku, Sanford Corey Perkins, Sanford SECOND TEAM Brandon Ash, William Penn Nasir Brown, St. Elizabeth Dwayne Earl, Appoquinimink Kareem Ewell, Dickinson Jy’Heim Spencer, Dover THIRD TEAM Jah-Keish Demby, Christiana Kevin Keister, […]

Knapp looking to keep Wolverines focused

DOVER — Chip Knapp liked a lot of what he was seeing. It may have only been spring football practice for his Wesley College football players. But the Wolverines had a lot of energy when they took the field for their first two sessions. “We started our preparing for business as usual,” said Knapp, Wesley’s […]

Local roundup: Wesley’s Cameron makes All-Regional team

Wesley College basketball player Brian Cameron has added another honor to his impressive collection. The Wolverines’ senior guard was named to the D3hoops All-Atlantic Region first team earlier this week. Cameron broke his own school record for points in a season with 815 this winter. He finished third nationally in Division III at 29.1 points […]

DSU product Gunter signs with Jaguars

The Arizona Cardinals gave Rodney Gunter a shot when he was a virtual unknown out of Delaware State. After five years, Gunter is moving onto his next challenge. Gunter, a former DSU standout on the defensive line, signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars late Wednesday night. According to the Associated Press, Gunter agreed to a three-year […]

Former Rider Harmon traded by Patriots to Lions

After seven seasons, Duron Harmon’s time with the New England Patriots has come to a close. Harmon, a 2009 Caesar Rodney High graduate, was traded by the Patriots to the Detroit Lions on Wednesday. The 29-year-old defensive back had spent his entire NFL career with New England after being drafted in the third round in […]

CR was only place for Johnson

 CAMDEN — No Henlopen Conference volleyball team before or since has made it as far as that 2010 Caesar Rodney High squad. The Riders were the first downstate school to reach the DIAA state semifinals. They even got to play in the Carpenter Center before finishing fourth in the state. Just a junior on that […]