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 […]

Felton Little League honors its founders

  FELTON — With every new season comes fresh hope for the many innings ahead. “Opening day is always exciting because it’s like starting over again,” said Buddy Reed. He will be honored today with fellow Felton Little League founder Bill Hart as the organization begins its 50th year. “The kids are what it is […]

Georgetown beats Canada, earns spot at World Series championship

  ROXANA — Georgetown earned a spot in the Senior League Softball World Series championship match-up with a 1-0 semifinal victory over Canada Saturday night. With the help of Taylor Wroten’s second consecutive shutout performance in the pitcher’s circle, Georgetown handed Canada its only loss of the 2017 tournament. The victory sets Georgetown up with […]

Roundup: Naamans wins Junior League baseball state championship

Felton-Harrington’s Junior League all-stars finally ran out of comebacks on Sunday evening. Naamans scored four runs in the top of the first inning and then held off Felton-Harrington, 4-2, to capture the Junior League baseball state title. The championship sends Naamans to the East Regional, which starts on Friday in Freehold Township, N.J. Felton-Harrington reached […]

COMMENTARY: Ensuring Dover Little League has a grand slam future

This time last year, Dover Little League was at a crossroads. The former president had embezzled funds from the league, and the new leadership had the task of re-establishing the league and restoring trust in the community. Based upon the successful spring season of 2016, it seems the leadership of Dover Little League is well […]

Roundup: Camden-Wyoming earns 5-2 win over Maryland in 9-10 softball Eastern Regional

Camden-Wyoming downed Maryland, 5-2, for its second victory in the 9-10 softball Eastern Regional on Sunday in Dallas, Pa. The Delaware state champions are now 2-0 in the tournament after playing the second of its four pool-play games. Peyton Shields pitched a three-hitter with 12 strikeouts to pace Camden-Wyoming while adding two hits and two […]