Smyrna advances to 3A title game with dominating win over Middletown

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

In the 3A quarterfinal round last week, three teams “flipped the script” avenging losses during the regular season. Smyrna did the same Friday night in the semis with a convincing 48-0 win over Middletown, a team the Eagles lost to 21-14 back in September.  Smyrna mixed up the offense using the “wildcat”, “earthquake”, and the spread with very little passing, …

Vikings advance to second straight state championship

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

St. Elizabeth got nearly 500 yards and five touchdowns from their dynamic running back duo of Quasim Benson and Chris Caracter, as the Vikings outlasted Seaford, 46-35, in a DIAA Class 1A semifinal Saturday night at Abessinio Stadium. The second-seeded Vikings will meet the top seed, Laurel, on December 10th at Delaware Stadium. It is a rematch of last year’s …

With 15% of Delawareans expected to travel this weekend, here's what to know about Thanksgiving 2022 in Delaware. (Unsplash)

Thanksgiving 2022 in the First State: what to know 

Jarek Rutz Culture, Headlines

With almost 15% of First Staters expected to travel this weekend, here’s what to know about Thanksgiving in Delaware this year.  Travel AAA Mid-Atlantic, a regional travel agency, predicts holiday travel will be comparable to pre-pandemic levels, with 149,504 Delawareans traveling.  More than 10,000 Delawareans will fly somewhere this weekend, which is 7% more than Thanksgiving weekend last year as …

Milford woman to perform at Carnegie Hall

Terry Rogers Culture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Margaret Swinchoski, a flutist who resides in Sugar Maple Farms, will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Palisades Virtuosi at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall on November 29. The performance will include nearly 100 new works, including those written for the group by Rita Blacker, Adrienne Albert and Patrick D. Finley. Special guests will include Adrienne Albert, Eric Ewazen and more. “We …

Milford Museum receives Santa donation

Terry Rogers Charity, Culture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

The Milford Museum was recently the recipient of the Jane Pugh Churchman Santa Collection, an extensive collection of memorabilia collected over many years. The family of Churchman, who was born in Leipsic and later lived in Dewey Beach, generously donated the items to spread her Christmas spirit. The figurines include ceramics, ornaments and animated figurines. The collection is now on …

Dover flips script to advance to Class AAA semis

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Georgetown – Five weeks ago Dover was shut out in their regular season game versus Sussex Central. Five weeks ago the Senators’ Nasir Snipes-Guzman’s football future was uncertain as he awaited approval of a transfer waiver from the DIAA board. Fast forward to Friday night. Snipes-Guzman was back on the field and Dover shut out the Golden Knights 20-0 in …

Soccer champs: Sallies over Charter, Caravel blanks St. Marks

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

The Salesianum Sals went on to win their second straight DIAA Division I Boys Soccer state championship and twenty first overall. Sallies defeated Wilmington Charter by a score of 4-1 at Dover high school.  The Sals scored two goals in each half of the game. In the first half Jake Ross scored the first goal then assisted Gianluca Marroni for …

Delmar field hockey dominates, Smyrna upsets Cape

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

The Delmar Wildcats completely dominated the Division 2 DIAA Field Hockey state championship. They outshot Archmere Academy 50-1 and totaled 23 corners in the game en route to a 7-1 victory to capture their seventh straight state championship.   Macy Bradford led the Wildcats with 2 goals and 3 assists. Archmere’s goal was scored by Bella Dell’Oso which was the only …

Milford Field Hockey season review

Terry Rogers Headlines, Milford Headline Story, Sports

By DAVID McCALLUM There’s an old saying in sports saying every game matters – whether it’s the season’s first game or the last. Unfortunately for Milford’s field hockey that adage was painfully true in 2022. Going into the regular season’s final game, the Buccaneers needed a victory against Indian River and some help to make it into the Division I …

City of Milford invites Public to S. Walnut Street Traffic Calming & Bike/Pedestrian Concept Plan Open House

Terry Rogers Government, Headlines, Milford Headline Story, Uncategorized

The City of Milford will host a public input meeting on Thursday, Dec. 15 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at City Hall, 201 S. Walnut Street, Milford, DE.  The City and its traffic engineering consultant, Century Engineering, Inc., will be available during the two-hour period to gather feedback on a proposed S. Walnut St. Traffic Calming & Bike/Pedestrian Concept …