Summer


Laniya Lewis slides into third safe in the 14-1 win over Camden-Wyoming.

LSLL Majors take state softball championship

The moment was a year in the making.

For the Lower Sussex Little League Major League girls’ softball team, their sole focus after falling just short of their state title run in 2017 was to get back to the championship this season — and,...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 2:00pm

Paddleboarding event benefits veterans with Paddle Second Chance

The 7th Annual Paddle Second Chance (PSC) event will take place Saturday, June 23, at Holt’s Landing State Park near Millville.

Over the past six years, the PSC has raised more than $140,000 with its paddleboarding event for Operation...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 12:39pm

Pickleball Points: Who plays pickleball?

For those of us who are passionate about pickleball played at a very high performance level, we don’t appreciate the unfair stigma sometimes mouthed by the ill-informed who think it is a sport only for old people. So, this week, I thought I might...

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 3:17pm

The Red Sox Little League team poses for a photo with William Reber, who is fighting cancer.

Little League teams offer ‘best day of my life’ to young cancer patient

Cancer is rough. Plain and simple.

It doesn’t matter what type it is, and everyone knows someone who has fought the disease. Some have lost their fight, others continue to fight every day, and then there are those that have beaten it....

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 3:08pm

Zoe Howard (USA) watches as her two-hand return shot heads back toward her opponent  their opening qualifying match in the ResortQuest Pro Women’s Tennis Open at Sea Colony on Monday morning.

International pro tennis in the spotlight at Sea Colony

Wet weather forced the postponement of the opening day of action in the 8th Annual ResortQuest Pro Women’s Open at Sea Colony Tennis. The tournament is a $25,000 USTA Pro Circuit clay-court event.

Thanks to the yeoman efforts of the Sea...

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 5:51pm

IRSD volleyball coaches aim to build through summer camp

Passion is defined as a strong liking or desire for or devotion to some activity, object or concept.

The Indian River School District — and, more specifically, Selbyville Middle School — has two people that have an unrivaled passion for...

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 5:45pm

ESA Delmarva announces winners in first of Summer Surf Series

The Delmarva District of the Eastern Surfing Association (ESA) held the first contest of its 2018 Summer Surf Series on Sunday, May 27, on 30th Street in Ocean City, Md. More than 40 competitors ages 8 to 58 braved the Memorial Day weekend crowds...

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 1:49pm

Sea Colony set to welcome pro women tennis players

It’s Memorial Day weekend, which means the unofficial start to the summer season. With the warmer weather, more outdoor activities are beginning to take place — especially if Mother Nature could possibly keep the rain under control. One of the...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 3:04pm

Summer surf season kicking off this weekend

The Delmarva District of the Eastern Surfing Association (ESA) has announced the dates for its 2018 Summer Surf Series, with their first contest being held this Saturday, May 26, on 30th Street in Ocean City, Md. The contest will start at 8 a.m...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 2:33pm

Pickleball Points: The talented Mr. and Mrs. Pickleball

It’s Memorial Day weekend, and I, for one, salute every current and past service member, and express devout appreciation to those who gave their lives. I thank them for allowing us to live in a society where we can freely follow our dreams and...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 2:32pm

Lasaundra Dorsey of Hagerstown, Md., was among the participants in the Spring Pickleball Tournament at Northside Park in Ocean City, Md.

Pickleball Points: Delaware pickleball and the Delaware Brigade of Long Island

Gen. George Washington and his army — yes, this is the pickleball article — were almost captured in New York by the British, then the strongest army in the world. It was August 1776 at the Battle of Long Island, and Washington’s army was saved by...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 11:47am

Local surfers compete in regional surfing championships

More than 20 area surfers competed in the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Regional Surfing Championships over the weekend, at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head, N.C. They were joined by competitors from Virginia Beach, North Carolina and South Carolina.

The...

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 3:41pm

Little League seeking some volunteer help

Every good organization needs its fair share of volunteers to make everything work like a well-oiled machine. Lower Sussex Little League is certainly no exception, and right now they are hoping for a few good souls to step up and help out.

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Friday, May 4, 2018 - 2:42pm