Sports


Beam named state Gatorade Player of the Year

Coastal Point • R. Chris Clark: Indian River High School soccer player Brooke Beam poses with her game ball from scoring her 100th career goal earlier this season, and her trophy for being named state Gatorade Player of the Year.Brooke Beam has...

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 11:27am

Plantation Lakes to host Grand Opening Golf Scramble on June 4

Golfers are being invited to play in the free Grand Opening Golf Scramble on Saturday, June 4, at Plantation Lakes, Lennar’s golf resort community in Millsboro. The event celebrates the opening of the first nine holes of the community’s Arthur...

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 10:30am

Playoffs?

Coastal Point • Tripp Colonell: Freshman pitcher Abi O’Shields threw seven strike-outs in a 9-4 win over Milford on Monday.Not only was the game on the line, but, in all likelihood, so was their season.

The Indian River High School...

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 7:59am

Spoiler alert!

Coastal Point • Tripp Colonell: Junior Zion Howard looks on as junior Zane Richard slides into home during the seventh inning against Milford on Monday.If a controversial call in their game against Lake Forest earlier this season had gone the...

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 7:46am

Mochiam takes fourth at conference championships

Coastal Point • Tripp Colonell: Junior Patrick Mochiam returns a shot against Lake Forest’s James White at the Henlopen Conference championships at Sea Colony on Saturday.It’s been a bit of a rebuilding year for the Indian River High School boys...

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 7:38am

IR girls’ tennis brings back South title

Coastal Point • Submitted: The 2016 Henlopen South champion Indian River High School girls’ tennis team gathers at the Henlopen Conference championships, held at Sea Colony on May 12.After clinching four straight Henlopen South titles, the Indian...

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 7:30am

Indians to face Riders for HAC title after clinching South

Coastal Point • R. Chris Clark: IR freshman forward Isabella Keith sends a shot across the field against Sussex Central on May 12.One check mark down. Two more to go.

Head coach Steve Kilby and the Indian River High School girls’ soccer...

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 7:24am

IR lax routs Central 20-5 on Senior Night

Coastal Point • Tripp Colonell: IR junior midfielder Joey Ciriello celebrates with teammates Josh Lucido and Cole Josetti after scoring his first goal of the season.After seeing their Henlopen South title hopes erode after dropping two straight...

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 7:14am

Paddle Second Chance set for June 25

Paddle Second Chance (PSC) this week announced their fourth annual stand-up paddleboard (SUP) and kayak day of racing and fundraising for Operation Second Chance (OSC), set to take place June 25.

OSC is a non-profit organization committed...

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 7:12am

Extra Points — May 20, 2016

Bear Trap to host Family Fun Night for River Soccer/SMS

Teaming up with Long & Foster’s Bethany Beach and Fenwick Island offices, The Den at Bear Trap Dunes will host a “Family Fun Night” and silent auction to help raise money for both...

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 7:08am

Indians squawk Seahawks 14-5 in historic meeting

Coastal Point • Tripp Colonell: IR junior middie Lexi Haden goes to the goal against Sussex Academy sophomore Mia Kwan on May 12.It was a tale of two halves when the Indian River High School and Sussex Academy girls’ lacrosse teams met for the...

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 6:57am

Coastal Kayak to host fundraisers May 22, June 19

Coastal Kayak of Fenwick Island will be host two more fundraisers for two local charities this summer: Cancer Support Community and Delaware Audubon Society.

On Sunday afternoon, May 22, Coastal Kayak will hold their 15th Annual Paddle for...

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 6:53am

Tautog season closed through July 16, posession prohibited

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police this week reminded anglers that landing and possession of tautog in Delaware are prohibited from May 12 through July 16 and again Sept. 1-28, regardless of where the fish was caught...

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 6:33am

Extra Points — May 13, 2016

Cleavinger named Orioles’ Minor League Pitcher of the Month

Delmarva Shorebirds relief pitcher Garrett Cleavinger has been named the Baltimore Orioles’ Pitcher of the Month for April.

The first Delmarva pitcher to earn the award from the...

Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 8:08am

Tripple Overtime: I don’t want to blame it all on El Niño, but it certainly didn’t help

“I haven’t seen the sun in so long that I can hardly remember what it looks like anymore…” would be a grossly exaggerated statement and, also completely inaccurate, if I were to make it.


But, even so, all this rain has been pretty...

Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 7:59am

Indians roll Sussex Academy 9-0 on Senior Night

Coastal Point • R. Chris Clark: From left to right, seniors Madi Mercer, Davina Baine, Brooke Beam, Marias Mateo-Matias, Aline Check-Guzman, Kayla McCarra, Emma Engel, Emma-Lee Merrick and Hope Pearce gather on senior night.The Indian River High...

Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 7:47am

Cape snaps IR baseball win streak

Coastal Point • R. Chris Clark: IR freshman Grant Argo makes a play at third against Cape on Tuesday, May 10.Headed into their Tuesday, May 10, matchup against Cape Henlopen, the Indian River High School baseball team was riding a three-game win...

Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 7:38am

Vikings slide past Indians in 6-4 comeback

Coastal Point • Tripp Colonell: IR freshman catcher Grace Snyder gets ready to make the tag on Cape junior shortstop Sara Lallier on Tuesday, May 10.The bats were hot for the Indian River High School softball team during their matchup against...

Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 7:28am

Paddle Second Chance set for June 25

Paddle Second Chance (PSC) this week announced their fourth annual stand-up paddleboard (SUP) and kayak day of racing and fundraising for Operation Second Chance (OSC), set to take place June 25.

OSC is a non-profit organization committed...

Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 7:21am

IRHS BPA, FFA to host color-run fundraiser June 11

The students of the Indian River High School Business Professionals of America (BPA) and Future Farmers of America (FFA) will walk, jog and run to raise funds for the school, which is introducing a program called My School Color Run (MSCR).

...

Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 7:11am

IRSD to offer summer hockey camp

The Indian River School District Community Education Department is offering a Summer Field Hockey Camp for girls ages 8-14 at Millsboro Middle School from Monday, June 20, through Thursday, June 23. Sessions will be held each day from 8 to 11 a.m...

Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 7:07am

Wildlife-area visitors asked to respect state’s natural resources

With the arrival of spring weather, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police are increasing patrols and monitoring state wildlife areas, fishing piers, public boat launching facilities and multi-use areas for visitor safety and compliance, as...

Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 7:06am

Coastal Kayak to host fundraisers May 22, June 19

Coastal Kayak of Fenwick Island will be host two more fundraisers for two local charities this summer: Cancer Support Community and Delaware Audubon Society.

On Sunday afternoon, May 22, Coastal Kayak will hold their 15th Annual Paddle for...

Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 7:02am

Tripple Overtime: If the ‘Running Man Challenge’ is cool, then Coach Ayers is Miles Davis

I didn’t know what I was getting myself into last Tuesday. Literally. In fact, even while I was getting myself into it, someone said: “Hey Tripp, what did you get yourself into?” And I said: “I don’t know.”

So but anyway, I showed up at...

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 8:15am

That’s 100!

Coastal Point • R. Chris Clark: Indian River senior Brooke Beam celebrates with teammates after scoring her 100th career goal on Tuesday, May 3.If no one had told her, she wouldn’t even have known.

According to her teammates, and head...

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 8:15am

IR lax in running for South title after fifth straight win

Coastal Point • Tripp Colonell: Junior midfielder George ‘G-Mart’ Martin goes to the goal against Smyrna on Friday, April 29.Headed into the fourth and final quarter up 11-3, the Indian River High School boys’ lacrosse team had their fifth win in...

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 8:04am

Indians edged by Riders on the road

Coastal Point • R. Chris Clark: Indian River sophomore midfielder Sammi Whelen goes up for a header against CR junior Lynsy Gruwell on Monday night.It came down to chances.

Headed into their rescheduled match on Monday, May 2, the Indian...

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 7:21am

IR standout Baine to play at Philadelphia University

Coastal Point • Tripp Colonell: Indian River senior Davina Baine and her family announced her plans to play soccer at Philadelphia University next fall.Originally, Davina Baine wasn’t planning on playing soccer when she decided to attend...

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 7:12am

Delle Donne named to U.S. Olympic team, returns to UD

Special to the Coastal Point • USA Basketball: Elena Delle Donne looks to knock down a shot during the USA National team’s 2015 European Tour.She’s been the Rookie of the Year. A three-time All-Star. And even the WNBA MVP.

But now, Elena...

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 7:01am

Tribe wins May Blowout in 12U division

The Tribe 12U won the rain-shortened May Blowout Travel Baseball Tournament for the 12-and-Under division this past weekend, on April 30 and May1 in Fruitland, Md.

Tribe wins May Blowout in 12U division: Coastal Point • Submitted Among the...

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 6:51am

IRHS, BPA, FFA to host color-run fundraiser June 11

The students of the Indian River High School Business Professionals of America (BPA) and Future Farmers of America (FFA) will walk, jog and run to raise funds for the school, which is introducing a program called My School Color Run (MSCR)....

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 6:36am

Baywood Golf Classic to raise funds for Tunnell Cancer Center patients

The 11th Annual Baywood Golf Classic will take place on Wednesday, June 1, at the championship golf course of Baywood Greens. The event raises funds for Beebe Healthcare’s Tunnell Cancer Center, furthering the mission of providing hope and...

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 6:17am

Rehoboth Beach Library Run-for-the-Books 5K set for May 21

What do books and running shoes have in common? On Saturday, May 21, Friends of the Rehoboth Beach Public Library will present its inaugural Rehoboth Run-for-the-Books 5K. The event starts at 8:30 a.m. behind the library on Christian Street and...

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 6:14am

Baywood Golf Classic to raise funds for Tunnell Cancer Center patients

The 11th Annual Baywood Golf Classic will take place on Wednesday, June 1, at the championship golf course of Baywood Greens. The event raises funds for Beebe Healthcare’s Tunnell Cancer Center, furthering the mission of providing hope and...

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 6:12am

Fish & Wildlife seeking shots of Delaware anglers for annual photo contest

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is inviting anglers and photography enthusiasts to enter the 2016 Delaware Fishing Photo Contest. The winning photo will be featured either on the cover or inside the 2017 Delaware Fishing Guide, to be...

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 6:09am

DE-feet Breast Cancer 5K set for May 22

The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC) announced this week that the seventh annual DE-feet Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk will take place at the Tanger Outlet Center (Seaside) in Rehoboth Beach on Sunday, May 22.
This year’s race is being...

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 6:01am

Walt Jones auction to benefit Sussex County Habitat

The Walt Jones Memorial Project will host its Annual Auction Night to benefit Sussex County Habitat for Humanity on Thursday, May 12, at Bethany Blues in Lewes from 5 to 9 p.m., and the public is invited. Admission is free, and appetizers are...

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 5:58am

Walk the Boards for Parkinson’s set for May 14

Advocates and supporters can Walk the Boards for Parkinson’s on Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in Rehoboth Beach.
At the bandstand, there will be a variety of exhibitors providing information on various services available to...

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 5:55am

Sports at the Beach opens new indoor sports academy

Originally conceived as a year-round destination where baseball players, teams and coaches could work out, receive instruction and training, and attend skill camps, the Indoor Academy at Sports at the Beach (SATB) in Georgetown — new this spring...

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 5:53am

Indian River School District to offer summer hockey camp

The Indian River School District Community Education Department is offering a Summer Field Hockey Camp for girls ages 8-14 at Millsboro Middle School from Monday, June 20, through Thursday, June 23. Sessions will be held each day from 8 to 11 a.m...

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 5:49am

IR track sets school records in home opener

Coastal Point • Tripp Colonell : Sophomore Carly Collins, right, celebrates with junior Madelyn Parcells after Parcells’ state preliminary qualifying jump.The Indian River High School track team got more than just two key wins over Seaford and...

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 10:35am

Indians down Delmar, Dover to keep playoff hopes alive

Coastal Point • Tripp Colonell: Junior goalie Hayden McWilliams makes a critical save in the final minute against Dover to allow the Indians to hang on for the win.Coming off a 13-5 win against the Salisbury School and sitting at 2-4 on the...

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 10:21am

IR girls’ lax falls to Padua in back-and-forth battle

Coastal Point • Tripp Colonell: Sophomore goalkeeper Mya Parks makes one of a career-high 15 saves against Padua on Monday, April 25.The Indian River High School girls’ lacrosse team already had three wins on the season. But, oddly enough, none...

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 10:09am

Indians down Dover, Smyrna to stay unbeaten

Coastal Point • Tripp Colonell: Senior Madi Mercer tries to get forward on a Dover defender on Saturday, April 23.It was all about the harmony when the Indian River High School girls’ soccer team took on Dover on Saturday, April 23.

Just...

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 9:51am

Indians end blues with 9-4 win over Jays

Coastal Point • Shaun M. Lambert: Freshman pitcher J.J. Killen eyes the strike zone after getting the start against Seaford on Saturday, April 23.The momentum was all but lost for the Indian River High School baseball team headed into their...

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 9:17am

Cain, Lovelace cap win in extra sets for IR girls’ tennis

Coastal Point • Tripp Colonell: Senior Tiffany Cain knocks down a shot while junior Mariayna Lovelace waits for the return during the duo’s third set against Lake Forest on Monday, April 25.Not only was their game on the line when Tiffany Cain...

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 7:22am

Special Olympics soccer skills competitions to be held statewide

More than 1,000 Special Olympics Delaware athletes and Unified partners (peers without a disability) will compete in soccer events across the state during the month of May.
At the competitions, athletes either participate individually or...

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 7:18am

IRHS BPA, FFA to host color-run fundraiser

The students of the Indian River High School Business Professionals of America (BPA) and Future Farmers of America (FFA) will walk, jog and run to raise funds for the school, which is introducing a program called My School Color Run (MSCR)....

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 7:08am

IRHS BPA, FFA to host color-run fundraiser

The students of the Indian River High School Business Professionals of America (BPA) and Future Farmers of America (FFA) will walk, jog and run to raise funds for the school, which is introducing a program called My School Color Run (MSCR)....

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 7:04am

NARFE golf tournament to raise funds for Alzheimer’s research

Registration is under way for the annual golf tournament to raise funds for Alzheimer’s research and the Sussex Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, sponsored by Coastal Sussex Chapter 1690 of the National Active & Retired Federal...

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 6:56am