Wolverines lose one grid game

DOVER — It’s still too early to tell whether there will be a local college football season this fall. But decisions are starting to be made that will impact whether or not games are played. Wesley College opponent the College of New Jersey just announced that it is canceling its upcoming football season because of […]

Camden duo roping some attention in rodeo

CAMDEN — It’s not like people around here don’t see their share of horses and cows. Still, telling their classmates about rodeo usually takes a little bit of explaining for Caesar Rodney High’s Wyatt Long and Dawson Mitchell. They are the only high school rodeo competitors in Delaware after all. “Really, they just think it’s […]

Roundup: Watson gets back on track at Delmar

Defending Big Block Modified champion Jordan Watson finally found his way into victory lane on Saturday night at Delaware International Speedway. Watson had suffered a variety of misfortunes to start the dirt-track season. “We have had a long few weeks in the shop trying to repair our cars and get them race ready,” he said. […]

DE Turf returns to action: Sports complex set to host summer tourneys

FREDERICA — Sports resumed at the DE Turf Sports Complex the week of June 8. In a few weeks, the complex will host its first tournament of the summer. Slowly but surely, DE Turf has been getting back to normal after a near three-month hiatus due to the statewide shutdown in order to help limit […]

Girls’ wrestling finding foothold in state

CAMDEN — Makenna Dolt is a pretty competitive kid. The Caesar Rodney High freshman had to be to make the Riders’ starting lineup in wrestling. But when she took the mat against rival Smyrna last January, somehow the result seemed secondary. “I didn’t really care if I was going to win or lose,” said Dolt, […]

From the sports editor: Football this fall tough to imagine

They’re working out like there’s a season waiting for them this fall. What else can Delaware’s football players do? Unless ­­— until? — somebody tells them differently, the Blue Hens are going to keep preparing like their season is going to start on Sept. 5 at at James Madison. “That’s one thing we’ve been trying […]

Hens learn to work out with new protocols

NEWARK — Nolan Henderson says he’s a pretty curious person by nature. So the Delaware quarterback has done his share of reading about how college football programs across the country are coping with the coronavirus pandemic. But that doesn’t mean the Smyrna High grad thinks he’s completely on top of it — not in a […]

Anders wins first Amateur in playoff

BRIDGEVILLE — Dawson Anders had never played in the Delaware Amateur before. And, like most players, the 21-year-old Temple University junior hadn’t play much competitive golf lately. So the Telford, Pa. native was thrilled to walk away with the title in the DSGA’s 69th annual Delaware Amateur after winning a three-hole playoff on Wednesday evening. […]

DIAA takes first step in sports return to practice fields

The DIAA tentatively approved a plan today that would allow high school sports to begin practicing again next month. The plan still needs the approval of the Delaware State Board of Education at its next meeting on June 30. Full-contact sports football, wrestling and boys’ lacrosse would only be allowed to hold modified practices under […]

Roundup: Two share lead going into last day of Delaware Amateur

BRIDGEVILLE — Going into today’s final two rounds of the Delaware Amateur, the title in the 69th annual tournament is still very much up for grabs. There’s now a two-way tie for the lead after Dawson Anders carded his second straight 68 to pull even with Austin Barbin at eight-under par 136 after two rounds […]