On Tuesday, June 30, Major League Baseball (MLB) informed Minor League Baseball (MiLB) that it will not be providing its affiliated MiLB teams with players for the 2020 season. As a result, there will not be a MiLB season which includes the Delmarva Shorebirds, who were set to open their 25t…

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A listing of open houses available throughout our resort area, compliments of our local Real Estate professionals.

Amanda Miller has been coming to the Bethany Beach shores practically her entire life. And she knew a long time ago that one day she was going to be a lifeguard for that same beach she’d been visiting every summer.

In normal times, the French Open would have just concluded and the tennis world would now know if there was a player in 2020 with two major events under their belt on their way to winning a calendar grand slam in tennis.

The South Bethany Beach Patrol, Cripple Creek Golf & Country Club and Lower Sussex Little League all announced earlier this week that, due to the ongoing state-of-emergency and COVID-19 requirements, they would be canceling their summer programs this year.

The Delaware Youth Soccer Association (DYSA) will be hosting two food drives for the Delaware Food Bank this month. The events will take place June 20 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the 76's Field House in Wilmington and June 27 at the River Soccer Club near Frankford.

The annual DNREC youth fishing tournament was quite successful on June 1, despite the semi-virtual way it was conducted this year. There were a total 162 fish submitted this year for the tournament, and there was some local flavor in the winner’s list released earlier this week.

The life of a lifeguard has many days where there is little that happens while watching over the waters of the ocean, especially along the shores of Coastal Delaware. Many times, lifeguards will go days, weeks, or even a whole season, without having to make any significant rescues.

Race Directors Rick Hundley and Ernie Felici of Focus Multisports — known for the Bethany Beach First Responders Sports Weekend, Coastal Delaware Running Festival, Boo-B-Que 5K, Justin’s Beach House 5K, July 4th Holiday Firecracker Run, Alzheimer’s Run, Dewey Beach Buddy Run, Thanksgiving Tu…

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The Delaware Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control announced on Tuesday that it had reached its cap of 17,000 Delaware surf-fishing permits issued for the calendar year. With the cap figure attained, no more surf tag permits will be issued until December.

My concern has been when our pickleball community returns to the courts, they might not be physically ready because of lack of exercise and extra weight. Remember that long hill you climbed to get in shape with pickleball? Getting out of shape compares to it like a thousand-foot drop-off.

She is one of the best kids you’ll ever come across — whether on the field or in the classroom. No matter who you ask, they all have wonderful things to say about her. She is a leader on many — if not all — of the Indian River High School teams she has donned the green and gold for over the …

As Governor John Carney (D, Del.) lifts certain stipulations regarding outdoor activities on Tuesday, May 26, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) will move ahead with their Annual Youth Fishing Tournament this year.

Registration is underway for the 12th annual Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Company’s Firecracker 5K run/walk. However, as with many events on the calendar, this one has been altered because of the mandates in place from Governor John Carney (D, Del.) due to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as th…

With all the postponements and cancelations of activities throughout the state due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become difficult for charity events to maintain their fundraising efforts without the live events.

Memorial Day is to honor the military that have fallen. If you, like me, are a veteran, you likely knew many who paid the ultimate sacrifice.

The 2020 Indian River High School Soccer Alumni Reunion Game and Hall of Fame festivities are set to take place on Saturday, Nov. 28. While the details of the event taking place on Thanksgiving weekend are still in the early stages, members of the planning committee said they wanted to get w…

Earlier this month, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) voted down a proposal to implement a shot clock for both boys’ and girls’ basketball for the upcoming 2020-2021 seasons.

With the impacts of COVID-19 on the spring sports seasons, the Coastal Point would like to provide a place where we can honor the senior athletes from Indian River High School. Below is another set of responses from students who have answered our questionnaire, which is similar to the one pr…

With impacts of COVID-19 on the spring sports seasons, the Coastal Point would like to provide a place where we can honor the senior athletes from Indian River High School. Below is another set of responses from students who have answered our questionnaire, which is similar to the one provid…

It was only seven weeks ago when I was writing a pickleball article and I checked the mortality of this dangerous virus. I remember the total deaths in America were then about to cross into the 2,000 range. We are now approaching the 80,000 range. If you are of retirement age, you might as w…

With impacts of COVID-19 on the spring sports seasons, the Coastal Point would like to provide a place where we can honor the senior athletes from Indian River High School. Below is another set of responses from students who have answered our questionnaire, which is similar to the one provid…

The sport world lost a good friend last month, and few of you had the opportunity to know him. His name was Tom Mullaney, and he was president of Wilson Sporting Goods.

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As more and more events are canceled due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, sports fans can add yet another local spectacle to that ever-growing list. Following an announcement from Williamsport, Pa., on Thursday, April 30, all of the 2020 Little League World Series tournaments have been canceled.

The Delmarva Shorebirds this week announced their first-ever Fly Together Virtual 5K, with all the proceeds going to Operation We Care on May 7-10. The Shorebirds Virtual 5K is designed to be family fun for all, and the team is encouraging people to get up and get active while supporting the cause.

With the uncertainty around the spring sports season due to COVID-19, the Coastal Point would like to provide a place where we can honor the senior athletes from Indian River High School over the next couple of weeks. Below is a fifth set of responses from students who have answered our ques…

Tired of the quarantine? Let’s take a break this week and laugh a little.

On Tuesday, May 7, it was the final home game for three integral seniors on the Indian River High School softball team. Abby O’Shields, Grace Snyder and Kat Collins have been with the program for four seasons and have helped guide the program to many wins over the course of that time, includ…

You can find dozens of articles about getting in shape, but this is how to get out of shape: While a deadly virus bangs on your windows, trying to get into the house, you just need to sit on the couch and binge-watch movies on television. Coke and potato chips help significantly to overcome …

The COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented in its impact on people’s lives. Among its lasting impacts, it has wreaked havoc upon the final school years of many seniors in both college and high schools.

With the uncertainty around the spring sports season due to COVID-19, the Coastal Point would like to provide a place where we can honor the senior athletes from Indian River High School over the next couple of weeks. Below is a fourth set of responses from students who have answered our que…

Like many of you, I am sitting around my house in quarantine, with time to reflect on what advice I want to pass to my grandchildren. Today, the wheel of chance stopped on Momentous Life Lessons. Which life lessons can I pass along that made my life easier or better, my tennis better, and my…

The Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association on Thursday, April 9, held a video conference featuring the DIAA Board of Directors, pertaining to the potential of a spring sports season for this school year.

While the football game is shelved for this year, there is still hope that the Blue-Gold Senior Showcase basketball game will still be played. Indian River High School senior Yonya Wise will be the lone representative of the green and gold in the game if it is still played, which is tentativ…

With the uncertainty around the spring sports season due to COVID-19, the Coastal Point would like to provide a place where we can honor the senior athletes from Indian River High School over the next couple of weeks. Below is the first batch of students who have answered our questionnaire, …

I hesitate to offer any pickleball tips this week because you would only get more frustrated in quarantine because you cannot practice any suggestions. I thought maybe I could answer a question I keep getting about my courtly title, “Baron.”

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Due to the coronavirus pandemic that has taken over not only the United States, but the entire world, the Special Olympics Delaware announced on Tuesday, March 31, that it was cancelling its 2020 Summer Games. The Games were scheduled to take place at the University of Delaware over two days…