Turf Bowl: Delmar field hockey team defeats Indians, improves to 11-0

NEWARK — It was the toughest challenge Delmar High had faced all season. Indian River High, enjoying one of its best starts to a season in program history, controlled the game for much of the second half, putting pressure on the Wildcats’ backline and creating scoring opportunities inside the circle. In the end, Delmar pulled […]

Delmar hands Spartans first loss of season with 34-6 rout

FELTON — Jacob VonArx knew it was a must-win game. Coming off a shutout loss a week ago, the Delmar High senior quarterback wanted to get his team back on track. He tossed a pair of touchdowns as the Wildcats shut down Lake Forest High, 34-6, at James H. Blades Stadium Friday night. The Henlopen […]

Local roundup: Delmar extends win-streak to 50

Maci Bradford’s five goals led the Delmar High field hockey team to a 8-1 victory at Smyrna High on Tuesday afternoon. It was the 50th victory in a row for the Wildcats, including postseason games. Delmar has not lost since it fell to Cape Henlopen on Oct. 22, 2016. Josie Hollamon added a pair of […]

Local roundup: Wildcats rally for 35-21 football win over Easton, Md.

Delmar High scored 35 unanswered points to rally for a 35-21 victory over previously-unbeaten Easton, Md. in a non-conference football game on Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats (3-1), who were celebrating their homecoming, trailed 21-0 in the second quarter before closing within 21-14 at halftime. With the contest tied, Jayln Warner caught a five-yard touchdown pass […]

Undefeated Delmar hands Vikings first hockey loss 4-0

DELMAR — Scoring an early goal tends to take a little bit of pressure off a team. That could be why Delmar High coach Jodi Hollamon thought Josie Hollamon’s goal within the first two minutes of Tuesday afternoon’s field hockey showdown against Cape Henlopen High was so crucial. The Wildcats used the early momentum to […]

Local roundup: Delmar product Carr lifts No. 16 Blue Hens past Albany 1-0

Freshman Ashlyn Carr provided the heroics Friday afternoon as the No. 16 University of Delaware field hockey team outlasted No. 22 Albany, 1-0, in the season opener for both teams at Fred P. Rullo Stadium. The Hens won their fifth straight lid-lifter as Carr, a Delmar High product, registered the game’s lone goal in her […]

Walk-on to starter: Delmar grad Parker grabs Hornet linebacker job

DOVER — Brooks Parker found out the good news in the spring. He was going to school for free. The Delmar High grad took out his phone and called home. “The first thing I did was call my mother,” Parker said. “I was like, ‘Mom, I did it.’ It was a big relief.” When the […]

Wildcats eye fourth straight field hockey state title

DELMAR — It’s just business as usual. When one senior class of All-State field hockey talent graduates from Delmar High, another typically takes its place on the field the following season. Following last year’s second consecutive undefeated regular season, the Wildcats registered three straight DIAA Division II playoff shutouts, including a 5-0 state title victory […]

Delmar star Angello puts injuries in past, aims to shine for Gold

NEWARK — A.J. Angello had one chance to play under the bright lights of Delaware Stadium during his career at Delmar High. But Angello missed that game, like he had most of his junior season, due to a broken arm. He didn’t feel sorry for himself, though. That was the 2017 state championship, which Angello […]

Delmar tops Dover 13-6 in softball tournament opener

DOVER — For a few innings, Dover High’s softball team was living its state tournament dream. After spotting Delmar the first five runs of the game, the Senators stormed back to lead by one going into the fifth inning of their first-round DIAA state tournament game on Thursday afternoon. But the Wildcats have state tourney […]