Hens’ Darien having fun as receiver

NEWARK — Some players can only dream about being a part of the mighty Penn State football program. And Dae’lun Darien says he made a lot of good friends in his three seasons at Happy Valley. But he also says he wasn’t exactly having fun there, either. “If you’re not having fun, it takes a […]

Vikings seek to build upon Maull’s first season as coach

LEWES — This offseason has made all the difference for Cape Henlopen High. Following last season’s one-win season, rising senior Joseph Kirby and incoming junior Jaden Davis felt a difference between last offseason and this offseason as the Vikings enter their second season under football coach J.D. Maull. Maull, a 1997 Cape graduate, took over […]

Delaware Fire Football Club tryout Aug. 24

The Delaware Fire Football Club is holding its first tryout for the 2020 season on Aug. 24 at the Camden-Wyoming Little League Complex from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Workouts will be followed by a team cookout. The Delaware Fire offers full contact, tackle football for players who have used up their high school or college eligibility […]

CR looking to get ball in Kennedy’s hands

DOVER — Dan Candeloro was showing some game film to Manny Kennedy the other day. The Caesar Rodney High football coach was trying to make the point that sometimes fighting for every last yard isn’t the best thing for a running back. “I was like, ‘Sometimes you’ve just got to go to the ground,’” said […]

Hornets quarterback job up for grabs as opener vs. UD looms in two weeks

DOVER — Whoever will be taking snaps under center for Delaware State University on Aug. 29 is still a mystery. But coach Rod Milstead hopes to have a clearer picture by the end of the week. The Hornets quarterback position is still up for grabs ahead of the opener in 15 days at the University […]

Fall sports teams get early start

Losing three days of summer break isn’t a big deal for Mike Judy. Especially if it means he’ll be on the football field for those three days. His Smyrna High football squad returned to the field Monday morning as fall sports teams across the state of Delaware hit the practice fields for the first time […]

Tascione moving to quarterback for Polytech

Once again the Polytech High football team will be quarterbacked by a Tascione. He just has a different first name this year. Caleb Tascione is moving from wide receiver to quarterback for his senior season. The Panthers opened up camp on Monday as the fall sport season officially started throughout the state. Polytech’s previous quarterback […]

Roundup: Wolverines on top of NJAC football poll

The New Jersey Athletic Conference’s coaches expect Wesley College to get back to the top of the league’s football standings this fall. The Wolverines, who didn’t win the NJAC title last year after capturing it in their first three years in the conference, topped the league poll that was announced on Monday. Wesley went 7-4 […]

Spartans seek to pick up where they left off

DOVER — Fred Johnson knew there would be some growing pains following Lake Forest High’s 2015 season. After all, they had just lost more than 20 seniors to graduation from that eight-win season. The Spartans football team went just 2-8 the following season, following it up with a four-win campaign in 2017. “We knew it […]

Senator seniors have grown with their coach

DOVER — Tkai Perry says his first meeting with his new coach, Rudy Simonetti, left him with one distinct thought in 2016. “Don’t make him mad,” the Dover High center said with a laugh. “Do whatever he says. “I was a little scared, a little intimidated,” Perry added. “He’s a pretty intense guy when you […]