More than 90 ‘edgers’ to rappel 17 stories as part of 13th ‘Over the Edge’ fundraiser 

Terry RogersHeadlines, Milford Headline Story, Sports

Over the Edge is the state’s only rappelling fundraising event of its kind. On Thursday, May 9, more than 90 people from across the state rappeled 17 stories (222 feet) down the 300 Delaware Avenue building in Wilmington, beginning at 8:30 a.m. and continuing throughout the day. Each participant is required to raise a minimum of $1,100 in order to …

Southern Delaware Golf Club opens in Milford

Terry RogersHeadlines, Milford Headline Story, Sports

By Dave McCallum It had been nearly 3-1/2 years since the last drive was hit on the first tee and the final putt was sunk at the old Rookery North golf course in Milford. Milford-area golfers’ agonizing wait to strike another tee shot and sink another putt ended at 7:36 a.m. May 1 (Wednesday) when co-owner Matt Johnson of the …

Meet the new assistant golf pro at SDGC

Terry RogersHeadlines, Milford Headline Story, Sports

by David McCallum   Caden Stanley’s journey to being the new assistant golf professional at Southern Delaware Golf Club has been a circuitous one – much like a baseball player rounding the bases before sliding back into home safely. Fortunately, it’s a journey Stanley likely navigated numerous times as a second baseman and four-year letterman at Milford High School, where …

Late game comeback lifts Polytech

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  Finally a good day for weather allowed two down state teams to come north to play at the home of the Wilmington Blue Rocks Frawley Stadium. The Polytech Panthers hosted the Woodbridge Blue Raiders in a back and forth game that Polytech eventually prevailed   The Panthers got the scoring started in the bottom of the first inning as Asher …

Inside The Circle: Week 3 softball top 10

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

The old saying goes, “April showers, bring May Flowers”. For the softball teams in the state it means postponements and rescheduling games. Many teams will be adjusting schedules in the coming weeks. Here is our “week-3” Top 10. No. 1 Caravel (3-0) The Buccaneers got one game in last week winning 9-1 at Sussex Tech as Kasey Xenidis threw a …

Vitola voted CAA Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Glenn FrazerSports

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Middletown, DE native and UNCW senior softball player Tayler Vitola has been selected as the 2023-24 Coastal Athletic Association Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year presented by Primis as voted on by the conference’s Academic Affairs Committee. Vitola has flourished academically, athletically and in the community during her four years at UNCW. She has accumulated a 3.835 …

Quick Stick: Week 2 girls soccer top 10

Jason WinchellSports

Padua vs Smyrna girls soccer, photo courtesy of Padua AthleticsThe weather doesn’t look good again this week but the good news is there are only 5 matches on the schedule this week as most schools are on their holiday break.   The beauty of soccer is sometimes the final score doesn’t  tell the whole story.  The No. 3 Quakers played …