Blue Hens to get running back from Penn State

The Delaware football program has picked up a running back transfer from Penn State.

According to several media reports, junior Andre Robinson has accepted a scholarship offer from the Blue Hens.

Robinson, who would be eligible right away with two seasons remaining, spent the last couple years behind former Nittany Lion star Saquon Barkley. The 5-foot-9, 223-pounder has appeared in 23 games for Penn State, running for 196 yards and six touchdowns on 38 carries.

Named the PIAA Class AAA Player of the Year by the Pennsylvania Football Writers Association with 2,338 yards (9.0 avg.) and 29 touchdowns for Bishop McDevitt (Pa.) High, Robinson ran for 5,657 yards (8.1 per carry) and 80 rushing touchdowns during his high school career.

Baseball

8-10 year olds

Camden-Wyoming 19, Dover 4: Camden-Wyoming downed Dover to reach the District I finals on Monday evening.

For C-W, Anthony Christiansen (3 RBI), Evan Fowler (3 RBI), Ronald Berry (2 RBI), Will Lorentz (1 RBI) all had two hits with Dennis Wilson adding a hit and an RBI in the victory.

Gabe Harris and Cam Scaffedi combined to pitch a two-hitter.

For Dover, R.J. Lorntzen and Jeremy Drago (double) each had a hit while Austin Chambers drove in a pair of runs.

The district finals between C-W and M.O.T. ended late on Tuesday evening.

Major League

District I game postponed: Tuesday’s Major League baseball District I championship game was postponed after a heavy rainstorm went through Milford.

Camden-Wyoming will now face M.O.T. today at 7 p.m. in Milford to decide the district crown. The winner earns a spot in the state tournament, which starts on Monday at Milford.

Special Olympics

State to recognize anniversary: The Delaware State Capitol Building will turn red this Friday through Sunday in a global display of unity as part of the Special Olympics 50th anniversary celebration.

It will be one of hundreds of global landmarks lit up around the world to represent the dawn of the Inclusion Revolution, which is Special Olympics’ mission to end discrimination against people with intellectual disabilities worldwide and create inclusive communities.

Special Olympics was founded by the late Eunice Kennedy Shriver in 1968 and has grown to include more than five million athletes and Unified partners participating in 170 countries.

WNBA

Delle Donne to captain all-star game: Former Delaware basketball star Elena Delle Donne has been voted one of the two captains for the WNBA All-Star game.

This year’s game will be held in Minneapolis on July 28 at 3:30 pm.

“I am looking forward to competing in this year’s All-Star game,” said Delle Donne, who plays for the Washington Mystics. “I am humbled by the support of the fans and I look forward to representing the Mystics in Minneapolis”

This is the fifth All-Star recognition for Delle Donne. Entering her sixth WNBA season, Delle Donne is averaging 20.6 points, 6.9 rebounds, a career-best 2.3 assists per game and 1.3 blocks per game. She also recently scored her 3,000th career point earlier this week, a feat accomplished faster than any player in WNBA history (148 games).

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