Smyrna tops Delmar 10-5 in softball season opener

SMYRNA — The Smyrna High softball team was excited to finally begin its season. That showed in the first couple of innings. After days of bad weather, the Eagles opened up the year with a 10-5 victory over Delmar High on Monday afternoon. Smryna scored six runs in the first and added two more in […]

Delmar pair, Middletown’s Hurd honored by DSBA

  NEW CASTLE — Jodi Holloman grew up in a coaching family. Her dad, David Byrd, was the basketball coach at Pocomoke, Md. High and she has an aunt and uncle who coached, too. So Holloman, the field hockey coach at Delmar High, knows it’s both a demanding and a rewarding job. “I put a […]

Wildcats win first Division II state football crown since ‘09, defeat Milford 14-7

NEWARK — Jacob VonArx had not thrown a pass in nearly a month. He was injured in Delmar High’s season finale and did not expect to play again. Here he was though, throwing the game-winning touchdown pass for the state championship. VonArx connected with Carson Phillips for a 12-yard touchdown as time expired in the […]

Henlopen South foes Milford, Delmar clash in Division II football state final

The first time the Delmar High and Milford High football teams met this season there was a conference championship on the line. Now, there’s a state title up for grabs. The Henlopen Conference Southern Division rivals will square off again at 5:30 p.m. today at Delaware Stadium for the Division II championship. Delmar made it […]

Wildcats enter Division II title game riding 10-game winning streak

Saturday’s Division II state football championship will be the third game of the tournament. But Delmar High has been playing playoff games since the third week of the season. Coach Dave Hearn did some rough projections when the Wildcats lost to St. Mary’s, Md. on Sept. 15. He figured the only way Delmar could make […]

Delmar’s Dennard gets 8TDs in 56-21 victory over A.I. du Pont

  GREENVILLE — Te’Shawn Dennard paused, thought for a second and just started giggling for a brief moment. He couldn’t explain this. Dennard scored eight touchdowns as the eight-seeded Delmar High Wildcats downed No. 2 seed A.I. du Pont 56-21 in the semifinals of the Division II DIAA state football tournament on Friday night. The […]

Delmar freshman QB following in family’s footsteps

Dante Trader entered the Division II state football tournament with just one half of varsity football as a quarterback under his belt. But what Trader lacked in experience, he made up for in genetics. Trader is continuing the family tradition of playoff football at Delmar High. The freshman quarterback will have another chance to shine […]

Delmar wins state’s first Division II field hockey crown and second straight title

NEWARK — As Delmar High celebrated another field hockey state championship, coach Jodi Hollamon tried to put this season in perspective. She joked some of her former players would be mad at her for what she was about to say. “This is the best team I’ve ever coached,” Hollamon said. “It really is from top […]

Delmar rallies to eliminate Division II top seed DMA 34-13

WILMINGTON — Running the ball inside was not working, so Delmar High switched to running outside. And it made a huge difference. The Wildcats scored 34 unanswered points to overcome an early deficit and knock off top seed Delaware Military Academy 34-13 in the first round of the DIAA Division II football state tournament on […]

Roundup: Moore’s hat-trick carries Delmar by Lake 4-0 in D-2 hockey semis

Jordan Moore’s hat-trick paced Delmar High to a 4-0 victory over Lake Forest High in the Division II DIAA state tournament field hockey semifinals on Wednesday night. Peyton Kemp provided the other goal for the Wildcats. The No. 1 Wildcats will face second seed Tower Hill for the title on Saturday at noon. The game […]