Local roundup: Smyrna-Clayton reaches District I Senior League softball finals

Smyrna-Clayton downed Camden-Wyoming, 17-4, on Saturday night to reach the District I finals in Senior League softball. Smyrna-Clayton will take on M.O.T. today at 7 p.m. at Camden-Wyoming in the title game. With a record of 2-1 in the tournament, Smyrna-Clayton has to beat M.O.T. twice to advance to the state tourney. M.O.T. 12, Smyrna-Clayton […]

Smith, Verosko lead LMN to Junior Softball District III title

MILLSBORO — Pitcher Megan Smith started her second game in three days and left fielder Kaylee Verosko hit her second homer over that same span to help Laurel/Millsboro/Nanticoke capture the Junior Softball District III title on Thursday night. The six-inning, 16-4 victory over Georgetown/Cape followed LMN’s 13-2 Game 1 victory Tuesday night in the best-of-three […]

Smyrna-Clayton wins 25-10 in Senior League softball District I tourney

Smyrna-Clayton posted a 25-10 victory over Camden-Wyoming in the Senior League softball District I tournament on Thursday night. Smyrna-Clayton plays again today when it faces M.O.T. at 7 p.m. in the three-team, double-elimination tourney being hosted by Camden-Wyoming. Camden-Wyoming next plays on Saturday night in the losers’ bracket. Junior League Camden-Wyoming 5, Milford 0: Brooklyn […]

Dover earns 2nd straight Senior League baseball championship

SMYRNA — At first, Alec Rodriguez didn’t think the ball was going out. “But then I saw the outfielder look over his head,” said the Dover left fielder. Finally, the baseball cleared the fence for a three-run home run that put the exclamation point on Dover’s second-straight District I crown in Senior League baseball on […]

Roundup: Camden-Wyoming captures District 1 Major League softball title

Camden-Wyoming blanked M.O.T., 16-0, on Tuesday night to capture the District I championship in Major League softball. The title puts Camden-Wyoming in the three-team state tournament, which begins on July 11 at Lower Sussex. The state champion earns a berth in the East Regional in Bristol, Conn. Pitchers Peyton Shields and Lauren Dickerson earned the […]

Local roundup: Brengle wins opening match at Wimbledon

A week ago, Madison Brengle was playing on the local courts of Kent County, just trying to get her injured ankle healthy enough to compete. By Monday, the Dover native was on the grass courts of Wimbledon and doing just fine. Shaking off a tough first set, Brengle rallied to knock off Serbia’s Aleksandra Krunic, […]

Local roundup: Smyrna-Clayton stays alive in District I Senior League tournament

Smyrna-Clayton downed M.O.T., 15-7, to stay alive in the District I Senior League baseball tournament on Sunday evening. Smyrna-Clayton hosts Felton-Harrington today at 7 p.m. in the losers’ bracket finals. The winner takes on Dover on Tuesday night in the district finals. On Sunday, Smyrna-Clayton was paced by Matt Knight (2-for-4, 1 RBI), Zach Lewis […]

From the Sports editor: Snell’s life is in a better place now

WILMINGTON — Every pitcher’s first Major League win is a dream come true. But, even by those standards, Ian Snell’s first Big League victory was pretty cool. On Sept. 19, 2005, the Caesar Rodney High grad allowed just three singles in eight innings in blanking the Astros, 7-0. Houston ended up going to the World […]

C-W heads to Major League softball tourney final

Sydney Hatch homered and drove in four runs to lead Camden-Wyoming to a 12-2 opening round win against Smyrna-Clayton in the District I Major League softball tournament on Saturday afternoon. Peyton Shields was the winning pitcher and also recorded two hits. Chloe Dunigan scored twice and had a pair of hits while Jumaria Sample also […]

Local roundup: Camden-Wyoming captures Pat Knight tournament

Camden-Wyoming won the Pat Knight baseball tournament on Friday night. It earned a 10-4 victory over M.O.T. Red to take home the banner. Senior League Felton-Harrington 8, Smyrna-Clayton 4: Zach Cole struck out eight as Felton-Harrington won its opening game on Friday. Jervonte Marshall went 3-for-4 with a double while Gabe Martin was 2-for-3 with […]