FSMA wins OT thriller to improve to 3-0

CAMDEN — When Zakk Camilli faked the handoff and cut upfield, the chances of anybody stopping him looked pretty slim. After all, the Conrad quarterback needed only a yard and a half to score the winning two-point conversion. But First State Military safety Treyvon McCray got Camilli around his legs and then teammate Amir Beverly […]

Local roundup: Sussex Tech, Sussex Central, Seaford pick up football wins

Sussex Tech High scored 20 unanswered second-quarter points to pull away to a 47-6 victory over Mt. Pleasant in nonconference football on Friday night. Michael Norsworthy scored back-to-back touchdowns on runs of 69 and five yards as the Ravens (2-1) opened up a 27-0 halftime lead. Quarterback Chase Snyder threw a pair of scoring passes […]

First State Military football thrilled with winning ways

CLAYTON — First State Military’s varsity football team didn’t win a game last fall. Actually, the Bulldogs didn’t even really come close most of the time. Aside from one three-point setback, FSMA lost its other eight contests by a combined margin of 320 points. So when the Bulldogs toppled Red Lion Christian, 14-12, in its […]

BEST BETS: OktDoverFest drawing a Party Fowl

While the local music scene is filled with cover bands, there aren’t too many with their own duck mascot. Party Fowl brings Clayton, their oversized web-footed party pal, to most of the gigs they play. That’s just one of the things that lead singer Shawn Bell thinks sets the Smyrna-Clayton-based band apart from the rest. […]

Smyrna sunset

Denise M. Lowman of Smyrna took this photo on June 24 at Duck Creek Parkway in Smyrna during sunset.

Oh buoy!

on Russo of Smyrna took this photo of a buoy recently washed up on Woodland Beach in Smyrna on Friday.

Court dates to begin Oct. 8 for inmates charged in Vaughn uprising

DOVER — Almost a year after they were indicted on Oct. 17, 2017, the 18 inmates charged in the Vaughn prison uprising that left a correctional officer dead have been assigned their day in court. According to the state’s Office of Conflicts Counsel, the inmates have been divided into five groups, scheduled to stand trial […]

Local roundup: Cape edges Dover in soccer, Polytech wins in field hockey

Cape Henlopen High netted a pair of goals in the second half to rally for a 2-1 victory against Dover High in Henlopen Conference Northern Division boys’ soccer action on Thursday night. Gary Hayes tied the game 1-1 in the 42nd minute. Ilarion Swallow scored the game-winner in the 62nd minute. Pedro Gonzalez had the […]

Court papers: Rape defendant, girl met in church

SMYRNA – A 62-year-old man accused of sexual offenses against a minor last Thursday was reportedly asked to leave his church five months earlier after allegedly being caught kissing her there, Smyrna Police said in a probable cause affidavit. Authorities did not disclose the name of the church Robert A. Halama attended in court documents, […]

Smyrna movie night moved to Friday

SMYRNA — The Town of Smyrna-sponsored movie night originally scheduled for Tuesday was moved to Friday night due to the possibility of inclement weather. “Jaws” will be shown at the free event at Lake Como beginning at 8:30 p.m. The event is part of an ongoing series of town movie nights that began this summer […]