After dropping their Little League World Series Softball East Region opener, 2-0, the Lower Sussex Little League Majors softball team has been on a three-game tear to find itself in the tournament’s semifinal round in Bristol, Conn.
The Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary is ready to tee it up for its third annual golf scramble, on Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Salt Pond Golf Course near Bethany Beach, located at 400 Bethany Loop.
She’s only been a lifeguard for three years, but Nicole Willing has certainly enjoyed every moment and every experience during that time. The Bethany Beach Patrol lifeguard got into the game a little later than some, but that hasn’t curbed her love and passion for the stand.
“It’s been a long pandemic, and we know you are all sick and tired of being sick and tired, but now, it’s finally time to throw off your Snuggie and leave the isolation of your couch, because the Running of the Bull is back, baby!” organizers of the annual Dewey Beach event announced this week.
Indian River High School rising senior Carson Barnes has made quite the name for himself over the past couple years, in the state and on the beach volleyball circuit. Last weekend, he added some more accolades to his already stellar résumé teaming with Yorktown, Va.’s Ayden Teeter to win the…
She was a NCAA Division I-level swimmer for Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, N.C., so being a high-level athlete in the water was no question. She completed her four-year bachelor’s degree in clinical psychology. She was set to embark on the “real world.”
The dynasty that is Lower Sussex Little League softball added yet another banner to the program’s 2021 All-Star tournament season when their Senior League softball team swept its way to an 11-0 state championship-clinching win over MOT on Tuesday, July 20.
Located right at the border between Fenwick Island and Ocean City, Md., Nick’s Mini Golf allows for patrons to get a sense of the Australian Outback by venturing through 18 holes of “Golf Down Under.”
It came down to one final game. The tension and emotions were high at the Lower Sussex Little League complex in Roxana on Tuesday, July 13, when the locals hosted District 1’s MOT in the Delaware state Major League softball championship.
It’s roughly a 300-mile drive from Indian River High School to Barton College in Wilson, N.C., but for Peter Mais it’s been well worth the journey, which has also included a couple of stops along the way.
Starting his lifeguard career at the young age of 15, Miller Gladding said he knew that he would want to eventually wind up on the beach, having always been there on vacation growing up.
Ocean View Police Department Chief Kenneth McLaughlin is a former chairman of the committee organizing the Special Olympics Torch Run and has been involved with Special Olympics Delaware (SODE) for 30 years.
You have been writing and asking for a pickleball clinic since early spring. You asked — and it is just a week away! Thursday, July 22, beginning at 9 a.m.
Shenandoah University had five student-athletes and its women’s tennis team recognized for academic excellence in selections announced July 14 by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.
Needing just one win to secure yet another District 3 softball championship for the organization, the Lower Sussex Little League Juniors (14U) softball team cruised to a 14-4 decision over visiting Cape on Tuesday, July 6.
The sport of lacrosse has really taken off in popularity of the past several years, across the Delmarva area, and local players will have a chance to work on their skills at upcoming events hosted by Indian River High School boys’ lacrosse coach Dave Spencer and his staff, with several Sharp…
It really was only natural for Aidan Hopkins to one day become a lifeguard. He grew up in the area. He went to the beach every summer. He watched the guards all the time. He always loved the water.
This article came to mind when I recently spent a week teaching my granddaughter advanced shot-making now that she is playing high-school tennis. I was reminded that tennis is such a great game, as is pickleball. She, hopefully, will be able to play both for her entire lifetime. We watched W…
While it is still in the early planning stages, the board of the River Soccer Club has already started brainstorming for their upcoming 25th anniversary celebration, slated to take place this fall at the club’s complex, located at 32221 Gum Road, Frankford.
Beebe Medical Foundation has partnered with Seashore Striders Delaware to host the 2nd Annual Beebe Heroes 5K Run/Walk. This year’s 3.1-mile race will be both live and virtual.
Zachary Tucker of Fenwick Island was one of nine Lebanon Valley College student-athletes named to the Winter/Spring Academic All-Middle Atlantic Conference Team after excelling on the field and in the classroom, the college announced recently.
Young and old. Inside or outside. Cone or milkshake. The possibilities are endless when you head out for a day or night at the Millville Boardwalk, located at 35287 Atlantic Avenue in Millville.
Every year around this time, the Little League All-Star circuit begins, and it’s generally a safe bet that the District 3 softball titles will come through Lower Sussex Little League.
Finding themselves in a 4-0 hole after just two innings, the Delaware Tribe 13U softball squad mounted an impressive comeback win over the Delaware Express Glanden for an 8-5 USSSA championship-clinching performance on Sunday, June 27, at the Lower Sussex Little League Complex.
With her love of the beach, and a desire to stay in shape for her soccer and gymnastics seasons, Madison Tipton found it an easy choice to want to be a lifeguard during the summer.
The 2021 Baywood Golf Classic raised more money than ever before in its 16-year history, netting a total of $71,233.50 for Beebe Medical Foundation.
An accident in which a ship is destroyed or sunk at sea, especially by hitting rocks — shipwrecked. But there is no chance that will happen to your family fun when you play the 18-hole miniature-golf course at Shipwrecked. Located at 3 Atlantic Avenue in Ocean View, Shipwrecked is one of the…
She had no background in swimming, having never participated in the sport during her youth or high school days — she was a soccer and basketball player — but she sure did love the beach.
It was their final chance to play amongst their in-state peers, and there was no better stage upon which to do just that than the Blue-White Senior All-Star girls' lacrosse game on Tuesday, June 15, at Dover High School.
Recent Indian River High School graduate River Vickers was the kicker on the victorious Gold team during last Friday night’s Blue-Gold game at Delaware Stadium on the campus of the University of Delaware. Vickers converted all three of his point-after kicks, and also handled the team’s kicko…
It’s a rite of passage in the area every June, with aspiring youth soccer players heading down to the River Soccer Club complex to hone their skills at the annual youth soccer camp. This year was no different, as nearly 100 youngsters gathered on the fields of one of the premier soccer facil…
I received an excellent question from a reader. She heard that when playing doubles, both players in pickleball should always approach the net together, forming a traditional defensive line as they move forward. But others told her that both players didn’t have to approach together. I unders…
Bethany Beach Patrol Capt. Joe Donnelly (fourth from right, wearing sunglasses) talks with his troops before they embark on their morning workout on the beach by Stand No. 8. Donnelly and his lieutenants have a strong group of guards again this year who will be watching the beachgoers from n…
Young anglers statewide submitted their biggest catches for DNREC’s 35th annual Youth Fishing Tournament, held June 5 at more than 30 public freshwater fishing ponds as a fish-on-your-own, semi-virtual event for children ages 4 through 15.
Liam Regan never truly had aspirations of being a lifeguard but had always noticed the guards when he was vacationing in the area while growing up. His older brother Brendan started working as a lifeguard in 2015, and from there the idea was cultivated, with some motivation from his mother.
Some friends called me to discuss the Nadal/Djokovic tennis match at the French Open in Paris, which is a superbly well-organized event played on those grueling red European “clay” courts. I attended that event once as the guest of the René Lacoste, one of the famed “Four Musketeers” of Fren…
Outdoor Delaware online magazine, produced by DNREC, earned a first-place award in the National Federation of Press Women awards competition during its annual ceremony on Friday, June 11.
For four years, Bayhealth has partnered with local high schools to screen student-athletes for sudden cardiac arrest — a rare but potentially tragic outcome that can occur in young people with undiagnosed heart problems engaging in high-intensity exercise. When studies emerged indicating hea…
You could not have scripted a better first season of a high-school golf season than the one put together by Sussex Academy’s Sarah Lydic. The freshman was among the top golfers for the Seahawks this season, but also finished the campaign as the absolute best golfer in the state, having captu…
He has made his mark on many different cross-country and track surfaces, as well as several different pools throughout the state, and now recent Indian River High School graduate Declan Burke has made his mark off the playing surfaces, having been named a 2021 Harry Roberts Scholar-Athlete A…