DIAA honors Dave Robinson with Lifetime Achievement Award: Former Caesar Rodney, Cape Henlopen superintendent has played major sports role

DOVER — In a lot of ways, Dave Robinson could be the poster boy for the DIAA. A standout football lineman for Lewes High, he went on to become a coach and then a high school administrator. But Robinson always stayed involved in athletics, serving on the board of directors and the football state tournament […]

Delaware South eyes more success at Carpenter Cup

The Delaware South squad is headed up to the Carpenter Cup in Philadelphia with something it hasn’t had in a while — some recent history to live up to. After strong showings in back-to-back years, Delaware South gets its Carpenter Cup tournament underway today. It will face Delaware County of Pennsylvania at 4 p.m. at […]

Lake Forest, Milford lead Gold team in 8-7 victory

DOVER — Usually the Lake Forest High and Milford High softball teams are battling it out in one of the biggest rivalries in the state when they’re on a field together. But the Spartans and Buccaneers teamed up on Wednesday. Lake Forest and Milford each played a huge part as the Gold team defeated the […]

Smyrna still looking for a 10th football game

SMYRNA — Mike Judy has been down this road before, of course. But just because Smyrna High was able to find a 10th football game late last June doesn’t mean the Eagles will be able to schedule a game at the last minute this season. Right now, Judy said all Smyrna can do is keep […]

Harrington Post 7 tops Smyrna Post 14 4-1 in American Legion baseball

Delaware State News Ryan Bishop pitched a six-hitter to earn the win as Harrington Post 7 downed Smyrna Post 14, 4-1, in American Legion baseball on Wednesday morning. Bishop blanked Smyrna (2-4) for six innings, allowing only three singles before Brendan Davis homered in the seventh. After Mike Carrow doubled and Cole Garey singled, reliever […]

Local roundup: Blue defeats White 19-17 in girls lacrosse All-Star Game

Wilmington Charter’s Elyse Lamey netted a game-high five goals to pace the Blue to a 19-17 victory over the White in the Blue-White Girls’ Lacrosse All-Star Game on Tuesday night at Dover. Polytech’s Cece Carter and Madi McKay had three goals each to lead the White, which included most of the downstate players in the […]

Gold falls to Blue 10-2 in Senior All-Star baseball game

WILMINGTON — The downstate baseball high school seniors found hits hard to come by on Tuesday night. The Gold team could only muster three hits as it fell to the Blue team 10-2 in the senior all-star baseball game hosted at Frawley Stadium. The Gold was made up of all schools from Kent County, Sussex […]

Smyrna’s Guzman not just standing still

DOVER — Jack Guzman has traveled enough that he knows what to expect now. But the recent Smyrna High grad is also always surprised by something when he goes with his church group to give medical assistance to the poor in other countries. “There’s always at least one or two things every trip that just […]

Dover’s Gast, Polytech’s McKay on girls’ lacrosse All-State first team

Two Kent County school records were broken this girls’ lacrosse season. And both record-breakers found themselves on the All-State first team at the conclusion of the year. Dover High’s Grace Gast and Polytech High’s Madi McKay both made the first team. Both broke their school record for most career goals in 2018. The two seniors […]

A long, silent search for Hornet hoop coach

DOVER — Four years ago, the doors to a conference room on the fifth floor of Delaware State University’s Administration Building flew open and through them came Keith Walker. The big reveal at that 2014 press conference to name a new head basketball coach was kept a secret from most. Even the players were not […]