Lake Forest-Delmar football game called off

The coronavirus pandemic continues to take its toll on the fall high school sports season. The Delmar-Lake Forest High football has now been canceled for Friday night due to COVID-19-related reasons. Wildcats’ coach and athletic director Dave Hearn said the state Department of Public Health asked Delmar to quarantine after facing Milford last weekend. A […]

Delmar fire causes estimated $250K damage

DELMAR — A fire at a commercial property caused an estimated $250,000 in damage Thursday afternoon, State Fire Marshal spokesman Chief Deputy John M. Galaska said. The blaze at the Delmar Auto Center property in the 8000 block of Waller Road was reported shortly before 1 p.m., authorities said. The Delmar Fire Department arrived on […]

High school sports notebook: Delmar’s field hockey streak to be put to the test

Like most coaches, Jodi Hollamon is a self-described control freak. And, also like most coaches, she’s had to throw that personality trait out the window lately. The Delmar High field hockey coach said there’s just too much unpredictability with sports in the midst of a pandemic. Hollamon knows that a COVID-19 outbreak here or there […]

Local Roundup: Pratt tops Elliott in Delaware Dirt Modified

DELMAR — Richie Pratt Jr. made it count on his off-weekend from his home track. Pratt, who usually races at Bridgeport Speedway in New Jersey, topped Ricky Elliott to win the Delaware Dirt Modified feature at Delaware International Speedway on Saturday night. “It was not perfect but it was pretty darn good,” an excited Pratt […]

Local auto racing: Watson gets third win at Delmar International Speedway

DELMAR — Jordan Watson captured the 25-lap Big Block Modified event at Delaware International Speedway on Saturday night. It was Watson’s third victory at the half mile on the season and extended his points’ lead in hopes for a third title. Ryan Watt, who was performing double duty in the Modified and USAC Spring Series, […]

Local auto racing: Watson wins again at Delmar

DELMAR — Jordan Watson became the first repeat winner in the Delaware Big Block division at Delaware International Speedway on Saturday night. H.J. Bunting started in the pole position by virtue of the redraw and jumped out to an early lead, with Watson and Matt Hawkins on his heels. On a lap three restart, Bunting […]

Nanticoke Immediate Care closing

DELMAR — Salisbury, Md.-based Peninsula Regional Health System announced the closure of the Nanticoke Immediate Care in Delmar effective today as part of a consolidation and streamlining of services.Patients needing immediate or walk-in care that does not require an emergency department visit should use the Nanticoke Immediate Care centers in Laurel, Georgetown or Seaford. All […]

Roundup: Watson gets back on track at Delmar

Defending Big Block Modified champion Jordan Watson finally found his way into victory lane on Saturday night at Delaware International Speedway. Watson had suffered a variety of misfortunes to start the dirt-track season. “We have had a long few weeks in the shop trying to repair our cars and get them race ready,” he said. […]

Racing back on track at Delmar

DELMAR — The energy and excitement was palpable as dirt track racing resumed at Delaware International Speedway on Saturday night. The races were held under state-mandated guidelines and restrictions in light of the COVID-19 pandemic at Charlie Cathell’s half-mile oval. Joseph Watson and Donald Lingo, Jr. were the headline winners in their divisions as they […]

Local college notebook: Leatherbury keeping his NFL hopes alive

If Shane Leatherbury was a quitter, he had his chances to give up on football way before now. The former Delmar High standout went to a pair of junior colleges before finally walking on at Towson. So the fact that the coronavirus epidemic has thrown a major obstacle in front of him isn’t going to […]