From the sports editor: Burrows gets a second shot at life

Dean Burrows drops to his knees and starts pounding the sofa with his fist. That’s how much pain he was in — that’s what he was doing — as he waited in a Christiana Hospital waiting room last May 16. Just a short while earlier, his mom was racing the Wesley College men’s basketball coach […]

Roundup: Wolverines reach Atlantic East Conference softball finals

Wesley College shook off an early two-run deficit to top Immaculata, 6-2, and advance to the Atlantic East Conference softball finals on Sunday morning. The fifth-seeded Wolverines (19-20) went 3-0 to win the tournament’s Pod B. They’ll play at Pod A winner Neumann starting on Friday at 4 p.m. in a best-of-three series to decide […]

Local college notebook: Marrocco emerges as solid quarterback candidate for Wesley

DOVER — Around the Wesley College football program, comparing a quarterback to Joe Callahan is about as a big a compliment as there is. Wolverine coach Chip Knapp isn’t saying that David Marrocco is the second-coming of Callahan, who’s now with the NFL’s Tampa Bay Bucs. But Knapp said there is something about Marrocco’s demeanor […]

Local roundup: Wolverines defeated by Hood College in men’s lacrosse

The Wesley College men’s lacrosse team dropped a 16-6 decision to Hood at Miller Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. Jack Guzman (Smyrna) and Adam Tewey recorded a pair of goals each for the Wolverines (1-4). Kyle Mackall-Lloyd and Leo Kelly put away a goal apiece while Tewey added two assists. Dylan Sicca made 16 saves in […]

Local roundup: Freshman Anderson hurls 4-hitter as Wesley splits vs. Widener

Freshman Jessica Anderson pitched a four-hitter with seven strikeouts as Wesley College downed Widener, 7-1, in the first game of a softball doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon. The Pride took the nightcap, 8-4, in six innings. Anderson (Smyrna) had a no-hitter going through four innings for the Wolverines (8-8). She added an RBI single to center […]

Local roundup: Wolverines explode for 30-9 baseball victory over Pine Manor

In a game that got off to a wild start, Wesley College rolled to a 30-9 victory over Pine Manor in baseball on Monday afternoon. The Gators erupted for eight runs in the first inning only to have the Wolverines answer with 11 runs in the bottom of the inning. Wesley (2-10-1) then capped off […]

Local roundup: Wolverines fall to Lycoming 20-6 in women’s lacrosse

Lycoming netted 14 first-half goals before downing Wesley College, 20-6, in women’s lacrosse on Thursday evening. It was the first loss of the season for the Wolverines (4-1), who were out-shot 34-12 in the setback. Paige Brehm netted a hat trick and added two draw controls for Wesley. Fallon Fore tallied two goals, two assists […]

Wesley women defeat Hollins 13-1 in lacrosse opener

The Wesley College women’s lacrosse team downed Hollins, 13-1, on Monday in its season opener. Wesley’s four seniors combined for 10 first-half goals. Paige Brehm and Fallon Fore had four goals and one assist each. Along with a team-high three draw controls, Fore scooped up three ground balls and caused two turnovers. Brehm recorded seven […]

Cameron’s 48-point night one shy of Wesley record; junior guard sets school’s single-season scoring mark

DOVER — Dean Burrows, of course, didn’t have any idea how many points Brian Cameron had while the game was still being played. But the Wesley College men’s basketball coach knew his high-scoring guard was having a pretty good night. “At one point, Coach (Donell) Thomas mentioned, ‘Man, he might be at 70,’” said Burrows, […]

Local roundup: Cameron’s career night carries Wesley in AEC first round

Brian Cameron poured in a career-high 48 points as fourth-seeded Wesley College downed No. 5 Cabrini, 87-69, in the first round of the Atlantic East Conference men’s basketball tournament on Monday evening. The victory was the first conference tourney win for the Wolverines (13-13) since 2013. Wesley will play at top-seeded Gynedd-Mercy (17-8) on Wednesday […]