Wesley QBs untested, but Knapp likes what he sees

DOVER — The last thing David Marrocco wants to assume is that everything is written in stone already. The junior quarterback may have come out of spring football practice atop Wesley College’s depth chart at the position. But now there’s a whole preseason camp ahead of him before the Wolverines open the season on Sept. […]

Smyrna grad Hindt looks to build off big year

DOVER — Like a lot of kids, Kaila Hindt wanted to get out and see the world a little bit after high school. That’s how the former Smyrna High field hockey standout ended up at Lynchburg. It turned out that one year being away from home was enough for her. “I wanted to try to […]

Roundup: Wolverines on top of NJAC football poll

The New Jersey Athletic Conference’s coaches expect Wesley College to get back to the top of the league’s football standings this fall. The Wolverines, who didn’t win the NJAC title last year after capturing it in their first three years in the conference, topped the league poll that was announced on Monday. Wesley went 7-4 […]

Local roundup: Ex-Henlopen athletes Curl, Fisher to join Wesley College Hall of Fame

A pair of former Henlopen Conference athletes are among the 10 inductees who will be inducted into the Wesley College Athletics Hall of Fame the school announced this week. Caesar Rodney High grad Tarah Winters Curl (cross country) and Lake Forest’s Amanda Fisher (field hockey) are joined in this year’s class by Kelly Caton Aaronson […]

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 […]

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