Cape community sends Vikings off to battle for state title
Before the Cape football team departed for its state championship game against Salesianum Dec. 1, fans rallied around the young men during their traditional pre-game meal at Nicola Pizza in a show of support. The team has been eating at Nicola Pizza prior to their games during the championship run...
Women's ice hockey will be a varsity sport at UD
The University of Delaware officially announces its adding varsity women’s ice hockey. UD will add women’s ice hockey starting in 2025 as a member of College Hockey America. UD becomes the 45th college or university to sponsor a Division I women’s ice hockey team. UD will join...
Choose from three champs: Fall Week 13 Delaware Online Athlete of the Week nominees
Help decide which performance was the best in Delaware high school sports last week. Vote for the Delaware Online High School Athlete of the Week, with the winner to be announced Friday. Voting is free. Here are this week’s nominees:. Editor’s note: If you cannot see this poll on...
Cape dream endures after loss to Sallies in state title game
Cape coach Mike Frederick knelt in the end zone and pulled the team close to him. The big scoreboard at the north end of the stadium read Salesianum 45, Cape 17. “Look around and never forget you were here,” Frederick said. “This first win in the tournament in 39 years – you won two games – the community came together to support you. And don’t forget we love you guys, and you should always love one another. We will always be connected by this journey.”
Delaware Wins First Duals of ’23-24 Campaign With Sweep of West Chester
SCY (25 yards) NEWARK, Del. – The Delaware women’s swimming & diving program picked up its first dual meet win of the season against West Chester at the Harry W. Rawstorm Natatorium in the Carpenter Sports Building on Friday. The Blue Hens had 180 points compared to West...
Electric vehicle mandate, Pelosi at UD, tough weekend for football fans
Good morning, First State. Rise and shine and greet this new week, still in its infancy. It’s all out there waiting for you, and we’re here to make it just a bit easier to digest. That Eagles loss was tough to swallow. Needless to say, fans flocked to...
Tree trimming, parades, holiday pop-ups & football fun: Weekend Guide
Welcome to the first weekend in December, a jolly time to gear up for the holiday season ahead. Today should be milder than it's been, with a high of 61 and mostly cloudy. For Sunday, we're looking at a high of 57 with occasional rain and drizzle. You'll find your updates here.
Cecil College's Fornwalt named to CSC 30 Under 30 Class of 2023
NORTH EAST, Md: Adam Fornwalt, the assistant director of athletics & sports information at his alma mater, Cecil College, has been named to the College Sports Communicators 30 Under 30 Class of 2023. The honor recognizes emerging athletics communications professionals at all levels of college sports in strategic, creative, and digital spaces.
Road Game at Delaware Up Next for ODU Women's Basketball
NORFOLK, Va. – Old Dominion women's basketball meets an old CAA foe this Thursday when the Monarchs travel to Newark, Delaware for a 7 p.m. game against the Delaware Blue Hens. Thursday's game will be streamed on FloHoops, which costs a monthly subscription of $8.33. Fans can also hear...
Tatnall wins first ever football state championship
The Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association division 1A football state championship featured two teams who have never won a football state championship nor competed for one. The Tatnall Hornets and Wilmington Charter Force faced off Saturday afternoon in both teams’ first ever football championship competition. Which meant one of these teams was gonna be crowned a state champion. The Tatnall ... Read More
Horn, Ziegler, Dickens Garner NFHCA All-Region Honors
GENEVA, N.Y. – A trio of St. Mary’s College of Maryland field hockey players were recognized by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) with All-Region awards Wednesday morning (Nov. 29). The NFHCA All-Region teams are officially sponsored by The LineUp. Junior captain Charlotte Horn (Schnecksville, Pa./Northwestern) and...
Delaware high school football playoffs scoreboard: Finals
The Delaware high school football playoffs began Friday, Nov. 17. The finals are being played this weekend. Follow our staff reporters' live coverage of the games on X — @BradMyersTNJ and @holveck_brandon — or see their tweets below the scoreboard. DIAA CLASS 3A FOOTBALL CHAMP: Salesianum soars in second half, sinks Cape Henlopen SALESIANUM'S...
Thirty years ago, Delaware loss helped drive Griz to title
It was a cold day on November 27, 1993, the last time the Delaware Blue Hens visited Washington-Grizzly Stadium. The pregame weather report read 6 degrees. The fans, Sherry Devlin wrote in the Missoulian, “displayed remarkable resourcefulness in staying warm. There were stocking caps beneath baseball caps, fur – fake and otherwise – coats, at least one coonskin hat and blankets tied around heads and waists.”
Wilmington University's Veasley Clinches Third CACC Defensive Player of the Week Honor
Nalik Veasley, a Wilmington University men's basketball team player, has won the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Defensive Player of the Week for the third week in a row. Veasley's performance in the recent game against Chestnut Hill contributed to their 76-69 win. He led the team in rebounds, with six defensive and three others, and blocked three shots. This is his fifth game in a row with three blocked shots.
'Playoffs are exciting': No. 2-seed Montana begins FCS postseason quest by welcoming Delaware
MISSOULA — Football is back in Missoula this weekend as the Big Sky Conference champion Montana Grizzlies had the first week off from the FCS playoffs, but are now set to host Delaware in the second round at Washington-Grizzly Stadium with a 7 p.m. kickoff on Saturday night. After...
UD faces tough opponent in 2nd round at Montana
After making news off the field this week, the Blue Hens continue FCS playoff action at Montana Saturday night. While the University of Delaware made waves with its announced move to the Conference USA and up to FBS this week, they can make more waves with a playoff win this weekend.
Third quarter surge propels Salesianum to 3A state title
Newark – Cape Henlopen and Salesianum came into the DIAA Class AAA championship game statistically even. After the first half the two were tied 10-10. Then Salesianum erupted for 21 unanswered points in the third quarter on their way to a 45-17 victory winning their first Class AAA state championship and their eighth overall title. It was also the first title ... Read More
Local Wilmington University Soccer Stars, Restrepo and Wons, Secure Prestigious D2CCA All-Region Honors
Wilmington University women's soccer players, Manuela Restrepo and Brianna Wons, have received All-Region honors from the 2023 Division II Conference Commissioner's Association (D2CCA) All-East Region Teams. Restrepo, the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Player of the Year, was chosen as a First Team All-Region player. Despite missing three games, she ranked second in the CACC with 29 points, scoring 10 goals and providing nine assists.
High school football: Smyrna's tough season ended the way it began
SMYRNA -- Big football plays don't really get any closer than that one. Or if you're a Smyrna High player, they don't get any more crushing. Two weeks ago, in the ...