Simpson, Wesley set to rebound from loss

DOVER — It’s been four years since Chuck Simpson’s first Wesley College football camp. It only feels like it was yesterday. Simpson quickly learned he wasn’t in high school any more. “I just remember Coach (Mike) Drass just out there yelling and on everybody,” the senior receiver said with a smile. “I was like, ‘Whoa.’ […]

Route 13 Rivalry: Sea Gulls pile up 417 rushing yards to beat Wolverines 45-38

SALISBURY, Md. — For two decades, Wesley College has dominated Salisbury in large part because of one thing. The Wolverines don’t let the Sea Gulls’ vaunted triple-option offense beat them. But this time was different. Wesley couldn’t get Salisbury off the field in the second half as the No. 14 Sea Gulls finally put away […]

Local roundup: Giaconne’s goal carries Wolverines to 1-0 hockey win

Hannah Giaconne scored the game’s only goal as the Wesley College field hockey team defeated Gwynedd Mercy 1-0 on Wednesday night. Giaconne’s goal came in the 58th minute. It was assisted by Carly Setting. Lauren Berry made three saves for the Wolverines to record the shutout. Wesley improved to 9-3 overall. Women’s soccer Wesley 1, […]

Wesley notebook: Clark making up for lost year

DOVER — It didn’t matter that it ended being a misdiagnosis. All that Gregg Clark knew in May 2018 was that a family doctor was telling him he had a potentially serious heart murmur. It got his attention. “It was a shock to me and my family,” said the Wesley College football player. “We don’t […]

Wesley happy to escape with win over Rowan

DOVER — Sometimes, in the sports world, it seems like what goes around really does come around. At least it felt that way when Rowan’s PAT kick with just 7:36 left in Saturday’s game with Wesley College went sailing wide left. Remember, it was just last fall that the Profs edged the Wolverines by a […]

From the sports editor: Haynes holds special place with friends

DOVER — Mike Brewer laughs at the memory of it. When he was little, he spent so much time with Troy Haynes that people used to think they were really brothers. “People actually thought his mom was my mom,” said Brewer. “I was always over at their house, every day.” When the two friends started […]

Wesley notebook: Mullin ready for first start as Wolverines’ quarterback

DOVER — Jon Mullin said his stomach didn’t drop when Chip Knapp gave him the news. It was halftime and Wesley College’s football team was trailing at Endicott, 17-0, two weeks ago. Knapp, the Wolverines’ coach, announced that Mullin was going to be Wesley’s quarterback in the second half. “I just went in there and […]

Local roundup: Stevenson shuts out host Wolverines 2-0 in men’s soccer

Stevenson netted a goal in each half before posting a 2-0 victory over Wesley College in men’s soccer at Miller Stadium on Wednesday night. Goalie Jason Sommer made five saves for the Wolverines, who fell to 5-4-1. The Mustangs (7-2-2) finished with advantages of 14-11 in shots and 4-2 in corner kicks. Kieran Sundermann took […]

Wesley notebook: Star DL Vessels team leader for Wolverines

DOVER — Chip Knapp remembers chatting with Troy Haynes a couple years ago. The Wesley College football coach asked the former Woodbridge High quarterback what he says when he breaks out the team huddle. “He said, ‘Oh, I don’t break out the team,’” Knapp recalls. “Shymere breaks out the team. He’s the team leader. When […]

Local roundup: Wesley field hockey team edges Arcadia 2-1 in 2 OTs

Kaila Hindt’s goal in the second overtime gave Wesley College a 2-1 victory over Arcadia in field hockey on Wednesday evening. The Smyrna High grad made a long run up the right side, had her shot but then put in the rebound to lift the Wolverines 56 seconds into the second OT. Madison Cook (Middletown) […]