Wesley’s Williams on the radar of NFL teams

DOVER — The closest Coray Williams had ever gotten to some of these guys was watching them on TV. But, here he was, a safety from tiny Wesley College, lining up with players from Division I FBS schools. Williams had earned the spot, though, being moved up from the small-school all-stars to practice against the […]

Wesley’s Dalious at peace with career’s end

DOVER — Brandi Dalious remembers thinking something wasn’t right. She and her Wesley College softball teammates were having a normal practice last Thursday afternoon. “But there was just this weird vibe going on,” said Dalious. “The three seniors, we were like, ‘What’s going on? Nobody’s really telling us anything and they’re acting really strange with […]

From the sports editor: Azzanesi excited for new chapter

Two decades ago, Steve Azzanesi didn’t think he had a future in football. He thought his future was in talking about it. As a Wesley College grad, the former Wolverine quarterback spent over two years working for local TV station WBOC as a sports reporter/cameraman. “I would anchor whenever somebody wanted off for the holidays,” […]

Knapp looking to keep Wolverines focused

DOVER — Chip Knapp liked a lot of what he was seeing. It may have only been spring football practice for his Wesley College football players. But the Wolverines had a lot of energy when they took the field for their first two sessions. “We started our preparing for business as usual,” said Knapp, Wesley’s […]

Local roundup: Wesley’s Cameron makes All-Regional team

Wesley College basketball player Brian Cameron has added another honor to his impressive collection. The Wolverines’ senior guard was named to the D3hoops All-Atlantic Region first team earlier this week. Cameron broke his own school record for points in a season with 815 this winter. He finished third nationally in Division III at 29.1 points […]

Plenty of positives in Wesley’s hoop finale

DOVER — The Wesley College men’s basketball team had just lost its biggest game of the season. The Wolverines’ season was over. But coach Dean Burrows said he and his players still celebrated after their 81-69 loss to Randolph-Macon in the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament on March 6. Not only did […]

Local roundup: Wolverines sweep baseball pair over St. Joseph’s, NY

Wesley College snapped a four-game losing streak with a doubleheader sweep of St. Joseph’s of Brooklyn, N.Y. in non-conference baseball on Sunday afternoon. The Wolverines won the opener 12-10 before taking the night cap, 3-1, to improve to 4-9 overall. In the first game, Wesley used a six-run fifth inning to take a 12-6 lead […]

Local roundup: Wesley falls to Randolph-Macon 81-69 in D-III tournament

Brian Cameron netted 34 points to become Wesley College’s all-time leading scorer but it wasn’t enough as the Wolverines fell to Randolph-Macon, 81-69, in the opening round of the NCAA Division III men’s basketball tournament on Friday night. The Wolverines (18-10), who were making the program’s first NCAA tourney appearance since 2014, fell behind 37-27 […]

Wesley men get NCAA hoop bid

DOVER — When Wesley College’s men’s basketball players left the court on Saturday afternoon, there were no guarantee they’d be taking the floor again. The Wolverines had just won the Atlantic East Conference tournament title. But, with no automatic playoff bid, their fate was in the hands of the NCAA Division III tournament committee. On […]

From the sports editor: Without their coach, Wolverines step up for him

DOVER — Nobody had a worse seat for Saturday’s big game than the man who should have been in the middle of it. While his Wesley College men’s basketball team was playing for a conference title in Dover, its coach, Dean Burrows, was sitting in a hospital room at ChristianaCare outside Newark. All Burrows could […]