Sussex Central 1989 baseball team to be inducted into HoF
The 1989 Sussex Central High School baseball team will be inducted into the Delaware Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday, June 13, in honor of their undefeated state championship season.
The ceremony will be held at Frawley Stadium in Wilmington and begins at 6 p.m., before the Wilmington Blue Rocks Minor League baseball game against Winston Salem.
Head coach Woody Long and assistant coach James Hudson coached the team to a 21-0 record and state championship win over William Penn during their title run.
The Golden Knights will be the first high school team inducted into the Hall since the 1994 formation by the Delaware High School Baseball Coaches Association. For more information, on the Delaware Baseball Coaches Association, visit their website at https://sites.google.com/site/
Cripple Creek Junior Golf Program registration open
Golf lessons will soon be in full swing at the Cripple Creek Golf & Country Club in Dagsboro, with the club bringing back its Junior Golf Program for the summer of 2016.
Junior golfers age 5-17 can sign up for as many as three sessions this summer, spanning from June 22-24, June 29 through July 1, and July 13-15. There will also be additional sessions held from July 13 through Aug. 25.
New participants to the programs are required to attend one of the initial three-day camps before signing up for the additional sessions.
For $150, the Junior Program includes putting green and practice range access through Sept. 15 (excluding Mondays after 2 p.m.), weekly four- or nine-hole junior tournaments on Tuesdays spanning from July 12 through Aug. 16, open golf after 3 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, the One Child Parent/Grandparent Tournament, and the end-of-season cookout and pool party.
The Cripple Creek Golf & Country Club is located at 29494 Cripple Creek Drive in Dagsboro. For more information, contact Ryan Diehl at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (302) 539-1446, ext. 1.
Tech edged in softball state title
After a 15-2 season and 4-1 semi-final victory over Lake Forest on Thursday, June 2, the Sussex Tech softball team saw their state championship hopes dashed in a 2-1 championship loss to Caravel on Saturday, June 4.
Holly Brooks and Jennifer Sieminski each tallied RBIs for the Bucs in the bottom of the first, with the Ravens managing their only run in the bottom of the second, when junior Rylee Shockley sent senior Taylor Collins home for the score on an RBI single.
The state championship appearance was Tech’s first since 2012, when they earned the title over Caravel. The Bucs’ last title had come the year prior (2011).
ResortQuest Pro Women’s Open continues at Sea Colony
The ResortQuest Pro Women’s Open is back at Sea Colony in Bethany Beach for its six year.
The week-long tournament got under way on Sunday, June 5, and is scheduled to continue play through Sunday, June 12. Some of the world’s top ranked women’s players will be competing, including top seed Brazilian Gabriela Cé (ranked No. 285 in the world), and players from more than a dozen different countries and five different continents.
The doubles finals slated for Saturday, June 11, and singles finals set for Sunday, June 12.
The tournament is open to the public and free to attend. For more information, check out www.seacolonytennis.net or call (302) 539-4488.
Coastal Kayak Salt Marsh Sunset/Moonrise Tour set for June 19
Coastal Kayak of Fenwick Island will offer a Salt Marsh Sunset/Moonrise Tour benefitting the Delaware Audubon Society on Sunday, June 19.
Participants can join Coastal Kayak guides on a golden-hour tour and moonlight tour through the Rehoboth Bay, while helping raise funds for the non-profit dedicated to habitat conservation.
For more information on the event, or to sign up, visit www.coastalkayak.com or call (302) 539-7999.
Registration open for Fourth of Pickleball
“The Ocean View Crew” will host its first annual Fourth of Pickleball on Saturday, July 9, a tournament intended for newcomers and novices to the sport, so they can experience some competitive action.
Proceeds from the single-elimination, first-come, first-served event will go toward funding the Ocean View Crew. Registration closes on June 27 and is limited to 132 teams.