Little League Baseball and Softball have decided to shut down the World Series for all but two divisions for 2021, Little League headquarters announced and local Senior League Softball World Series Director Martin Donovan confirmed this week.
The Olde Tymers Softball of Delmarva league has kicked off yet another season — its 24th overall — of play in at the Dagsboro Church of God complex, located at the corner of Routes 26 and 113.
It’s been a school-record-breaking ride over the past nine seasons for Jodi Stone as head coach of the Indian River High School field hockey program. After all the years leading the Indians, and rebuilding a program that was at the bottom of the Henlopen Athletic Conference South Division an…
It’s been a heck of a stretch for the Indian River High School girls’ soccer team, and they have been setting themselves up nicely for a deep run into the DIAA Division II state playoffs with their play over the past month.
A hospital worker told me just yesterday that people retire here, and when and if they have an emergency, some have not yet met their neighbors, nor have friends or family to assist them. But if they played pickleball, they would have an army of concerned acquaintances to assist them. In fac…
Back by popular demand, the Lewes Public Library’s annual Loopin’ for the Library bicycling event is going virtual for the month of June. The self-paced bike ride is an opportunity to work out for oneself and for a good cause.
The Indian River High School girls’ soccer team has certainly come into their own this season, having wrapped up an undefeated month of April and started off May with yet another win to run their season mark to 8-2, including seven straight wins for the Indians.
It was back-to-back strong offensive outputs for the Indian River High School girls’ lacrosse team as they combined for 30 goals in two wins over the past week.
The 2021 spring sports season got under way on Monday, May 3, and it was the first time any middle-school student-athletes have been in competition in more than a year.
After a thrilling extra-inning win last week over Delmar to clinch the Henlopen Athletic Conference South Division title, the Indian River High School baseball team has fallen into a two-game funk in a pair of losses to Sussex Tech and Delmarva Christian.
The first thing I heard about the U.S. Pickleball Open this year was that the quality of play had skyrocketed over prior years. Nevertheless, some of our players were not to be intimidated.
Many folks in communities without their own pickleball courts have contacted me about places to play, so I thought I should point out some local public pickleball alternatives. I have listed the mileage from the front porch of Coastal Point newspaper in Ocean View, where I can frequently be …
The Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA) has partnered with the American Lung Association through the Delaware Division of Public Health’s Tobacco Prevention Community Contract to sponsor a video viewing contest to educate Delaware students about the health dangers of e-cigar…
Founded in 2018, Women of Will (WOW) is an exclusive women’s high school sports sponsorship in a partnership between BSN Sports and Under Armour with a purpose of celebrating “the surmounting of any obstacle, whether mental, physical or rooted in society’s expectations.”
When you’re playing well, everything seems to fall into place. Such has been the case for the Indian River High School boys’ lacrosse team in their three most recent games — all wins — as they have done quite well for themselves in three Henlopen Athletic Conference tilts.
The Indian River High School baseball team took fans on a thrill ride on Tuesday, April 27, needing 11 innings to defeat Delmar in a key Henlopen Athletic Conference baseball contest that clinched the conference’s South Division championship for the Indians.
Back in 2003, LCpl. Russell White was a student at Delaware Technical Community College after graduating from Indian River High School. However, he felt a higher calling, and left his hometown of Dagsboro to join the U.S. Marine Corps.
This is the fifth year of pickleball at Seagrass since they over-painted four pickleball courts on one tennis court. Their community is closed to outside guests because of COVID, but they now enjoy pickleball seven days a week among their home owners.
The River Soccer U17 2004/05 girls’ team won the CMSA Old Line State Classic tournament last weekend up in Hartford, Conn. The girls scored 17 goals in their four games, and only allowed one goal en route to the tourney championship. Pictured, from left: front row, leaning forward, Macy Seit…
The 2021 Delaware Technical Community College softball season has been even more memorable than the team’s 14-2 record as of April 22. The team’s on-field success earned head coach Guy Wilkins his 100th career victory on April 10.
The Indian River High School boys’ track-and-field team won every event on its way to a season-opening 125-4 win over Early College High School on Wednesday, April 14. In fact, the Indians also placed second in every event but one, and third in all but one as well.
It was another strong week of tennis for the Indian River High School boys’ tennis team, as they posted three more wins to stay perfect on the season at 5-0.
They’ve been on quite a tear since their early stumble out of the gates, and the bats are certainly coming alive for the Indian River High School softball team.
The Indian River High School golf team has been off to a blistering start on the links. Following another tri-meet sweep on Tuesday, April 13, their record now stood at 5-0.
Golf is a fairly prominent game in coastal Delaware — played by young, old and those in between. It is a game that can take years of practice, hard work and determination to play even moderately well.
I stopped to visit with Don Creel and his wife Doris at Bear Trap Dunes earlier this week because I wanted to learn what their community plans to do with their pickleball program this spring. More than 30 people played at Bear Trap all winter.
As boating season gets under way, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control this week reminded boaters that most boat registration services are available online and accessible from the DNREC website.
For Clothing Our Kids (COK), their major fundraiser is the Golf Outing, with the seventh event scheduled for Monday, Sept. 27, at The Peninsula Golf & Country Club in Millsboro. The theme for 2021 is “Tee Up for Kids,” and once again Ocean Atlantic/Schell Brothers is supporting this year…
In response to the eighth modification to the COVID-19 emergency order, issued by Gov. John Carney on March 29, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control will issue up to 1,000 additional one-year surf fishing permits for 2021, with a special voucher distributi…
In some ways it was like a reunion of former Indian River High School soccer players during a recent co-ed soccer tournament at the Ocean City (Md.) Recreation and Parks facilities a couple weeks ago.
Several graduates of Indian River High School are finally getting back out onto their respective fields now that many colleges and universities have restarted their athletic programs. We take a look at some of the former Indians here to see where they are now.
Roman Keith was swinging the big stick for the Indian River High School baseball team on Wednesday, March 31, leading the Indians to a 12-3 beat-down of visiting Woodbridge. The win was the fourth in five games to start the season, and sent the Indians into the Spring Break with a 4-1 overal…
It was a back-and-forth affair from start to finish as the Indian River High School boys’ lacrosse team battled with visiting Milford on Monday, March 29. All told, there were 27 goals scored in a contest that saw the Indians edge the Buccaneers 14-13.
The 2021 season got off to a very impressive start for both the Indian River High School boys’ and girls’ tennis teams, as they took down visiting Polytech by scores of 5-0 and 4-1, respectively.
It was a windy day, like many others in the springtime, on the campus of Indian River High School on Monday, March 29, when the Indians hosted Smyrna in a Henlopen Athletic Conference division crossover game on the diamond. A big six-run fifth inning proved to be just what the Indians needed…
More than a dozen persons have asked me over the last few months about my thoughts on joint surgery. The questions ranged from “Should I get my knees replaced?” to would I still have my knees replaced again?
In response to the eighth modification to the COVID-19 emergency order issued by Gov. John Carney on March 29, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control will issue up to 1,000 additional one-year surf-fishing permits for 2021.
Delaware’s statewide one-day turkey hunt for youth ages 10 to 15 and for non-ambulatory disabled hunters requiring a wheelchair will be held Saturday, April 3, followed by the four-week spring turkey hunting season from Saturday, April 10, through Saturday, May 8. The Delaware Department of …
As impressive season-openers go, the Indian River High School baseball team put on a showcase of epic proportions as they rocked Laurel, 11-0, on March 23 to start the 2021 campaign in grand fashion.
Gage Spinks wrapped up his Indian River High School basketball career with a strong senior season that saw him earn several accolades, including All-State Honorable Mention status.
With a young team on which many players are making their first varsity appearances ever, first-game jitters and nerves are to be expected. Unfortunately for the Indian River High School softball team, those jitters and nerves led to some early miscues that proved to be too much to overcome i…
Indian River High School Athletic Director Todd Fuhrmann was recently named a 2021 Under Armor Women of Will Hall of Fame winner. Fuhrmann is one of just five athletic directors in the country who have received the award.