Ball 4 All Foundation supports equal opportunity to play the game

DAGSBORO – It has a catchy name with a basic mission and goal. The primary objective of the Ball 4 All Foundation is for all children to have the opportunity to play sports regardless of a family’s financial situation. “Our main goal is to allow kids to play organized sports, no matter if the family […]

Media Day session kicks off DFRC Blue-Gold football week

NEWARK – Southern Delaware high schools will be well-represented this Saturday, June 23 at the annual DFRC Blue-Gold All-Star Football game at University of Delaware Stadium. The annual all-star game put on by the Delaware Foundation for Reaching Citizens with disABILITIES, is in its 63rd year of existence. According to their website, the DFRC is […]

Central, IR girls represent Blue squad in final high school softball game

DOVER – Wednesday night’s annual Blue-Gold All-Star Softball game didn’t mean anything toward standings or a state championship, but don’t tell that to the Sussex Central and Indian River girls who represented the Blue squad. Central’s recent 2018 graduates Kaisey Reed, Morgan Burton and Taylor Evick, and Indian River’s Braydee Whitman and Julia Bomhardt represented […]

IR girls cap season with DIAA semifinals appearance

DOVER – For all but one team, the last game of the season is always the toughest. Indian River High’s magical 2018 girls’ soccer run came to an end on the night of Wednesday, May 30 with a 4-0 shutout loss to Delaware Military Academy in the DIAA Div. II state tournament semifinals at Dover […]

IR, Tech players earn All-State baseball honors

STATEWIDE – A pair of Indian River and Sussex Tech baseball players made the cut for the 2018 Delaware Baseball Coaches Association All-State squads. Tech seniors Matt Warrington (Second Team) and Brady Parks (Honorable Mention) each capped their high school career by earning All-State honors for the Ravens. Indian River senior Cole Hitch and junior […]

Three Delaware Tech Baseball Players Earn All-Region Honors

GEORGETOWN – Delaware Technical Community College’s baseball team narrowly missed a trip to the National Junior College Athletic Association Region XIX Tournament, losing in the qualifying round, but three players were recognized for their outstanding 2018 season. Sophomore Kyle Lux was named First Team All-Region, while sophomores Nicco German and Tyler Cunningham were named Second […]

Delmarva Christian holds college ceremony for senior athletes

GEORGETOWN – On May 10, Delmarva Christian High School held a college signing ceremony celebrating four senior athletes who are committed to playing sports at the collegiate level. Skylar Bennett is set to play Division II soccer at the University of Montevallo, where she will join the Falcon’s women’s team in Montevallo, Alabama. She was […]

Stratton to wrestle at Lackawanna College

GEORGETOWN – Sussex Central High’s soon-to-be graduate Rashad Stratton accomplished everything he could on the mat in his four years wrestling for coaches Phil Schultie and Shane Miller. The two-time individual state champion and one-time dual-meet champion is ready to take his career to the next level. Stratton, who has been wrestling since the age […]

Home plate tagout lifts Charter past Sussex Tech in first-round pitchers’ duel

GEORGETOWN – Monday night’s DIAA state tournament opener between No. 11 Charter School of Wilmington and No. 6 Sussex Tech came down to the wire. Charter centerfielder Taylor Gillis threw out Tech base-runner Kayla Booros at home plate to record the game’s final out and cement a 1-0 first-round upset victory. “I assumed they would […]

Softball: Previewing the DIAA state tournament first round

STATEWIDE – With inclement weather and unplayable field conditions wiping out the first-round of the DIAA softball state tournament this past Saturday, the DIAA moved the first-round action to Monday, May 21. Sussex Tech (16-2), Indian River (13-5) and Sussex Central (13-5) all earned spots in this year’s field of 16. The Ravens, Indians and […]