Local roundup: Rigby hurls Riders past Knights 7-1

Ryan Rigby struck out seven batters in six innings to lead the Caesar Rodney High baseball team to a 7-1 win over Sussex Central High in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division matchup on Friday afternoon. Chris Friend’s home run paced the Rider offense. Mason Brewer added a pair of doubles while Trey Jones had a […]

FROM THE SPORTS EDITOR: Milton takes another shot at Series dream

Paris Mitchell has a lot of things on his mind right now. But the Milton Little League baseball manager says ‘Williamsport,’ really isn’t one of them. The only thing Mitchell knows is that he’s got to get his squad up to Bristol, Connecticut and ready to play by next weekend. The promised land of Williamsport, […]

Jarrell fans 8 in Cape/Georgetown’s Jr Baseball title win

MILLSBORO — In Saturday night’s Junior League championship match-up against Smyrna/Clayton, starting pitcher Mike Jarrell wasn’t afraid to attack the strike zone early and often. “I know in Little League there’s pitch counts, so I just had to keep my pitch count low and go right after them,” he said. “There are some tough kids […]

C-W earns 8-9-10-year old state baseball crown

Camden-Wyoming captured the 8-9-10-years old state baseball championship on Saturday night. Camden-Wyoming defeated Lower Sussex 9-4 at Canal Little League to finish the tournament unbeaten. Camden-Wyoming advances to the East Regional which is hosted in Cranston, Rhode Island next week. American Legion Post-10 Generals 6, Fox Post-2 3: The Dover-area squad suffered its second loss […]

Smyrna-Clayton earns Junior League baseball crown

MIDDLETOWN — The Smyrna-Clayton Junior League all-stars didn’t hang their heads a few days ago after an early tournament loss. On Tuesday, they were hoisting a banner. Smyrna-Clayton defeated Camden-Wyoming 13-7 on Tuesday night to capture the District I Junior League baseball championship. It had to win three elimination games in a row after falling […]

LITTLE LEAGUE ROUNDUP: Milton captures District III Major League baseball title

MILTON — For the third straight year, Milton Little League will represent District III in the Major League baseball state tournament. With Sunday night’s 11-0 shutout win over Lewes/Rehoboth in the District III championship game, Milton completed the tourney with a 4-0 record to earn its place in the state tourney. “It feels awesome. Now […]

Roundup: M.O.T. earns District I Senior League softball crown

M.O.T. finished its run through the District I tournament with a 27-8 victory over Smyrna-Clayton in Senior League softball on Sunday evening. The Middletown-area squad won its two games by a total of 39-10 to capture the championship in the tourney, played at Camden-Wyoming. M.O.T. advances to the two-team state tournament, which starts on July […]

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 […]

LITTLE LEAGUE ROUNDUP: Milford makes finals of Deak Deakins tourney

Milford won its third straight game, downing M.O.T.-Blue, 6-4, to reach the finals of the Deak Deakins tournament in District I Little League baseball action on Sunday. Milford will play Camden-Wyoming/Gold in the championship game today at 6 p.m. at Felton. Trent Lovett, Keegan Dennahy and D.J. Hostetler all went 2-for-2 for Milford in Sunday’s […]