SB 211 now must pass the House to become law, making DIAA adopt javelin as an event.

Bill making javelin a DIAA event moves on, some coaches oppose

Jarek RutzGovernment, Headlines

A bill that would permit scholastic track and field competitions to include the javelin event passed the Senate Tuesday – although some coaches are not happy with the idea. Senate Bill 211, sponsored by Sen. Darius Brown, D-Wilmington, forces the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association adopt javelin as an approved event for all DIAA-sponsored track and field competitions. The bill passed …

Courtside View – Girls basketball second round playoff preview

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The second round of the girls state basketball tournament kicks off tonight.  The eight second round games all tip off at 7 pm.  Here is a look of the eight games,   No. 24 Smyrna (14-7) at No. 8 Appoquinimink (12-8)   The Eagles were the only team to pull off an upset in the first round as they rallied …

Courtside View – Week 6 girls basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The girls basketball season will heat up this week as there is a lot of big conference games coming up this week,   The Diamond State conference could be decided on Thursday night as the two undefeated teams in conference play meet as Atchmere travels to St Elizabeth’s.     The SL 24 Unlock the Light tournament starts this Friday and …

Padua Academy held its open house this past Sunday.

Recruiting season here as private schools hold open houses

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

Wilmington’s Ursuline Academy will be showcasing its innovation, design-thinking, entrepreneurship and acceleration studio to prospective families at its open house Sunday.  It’s one of many open houses that private schools hold each fall to show off their curriculums, students and facilities while answering questions from parents and potential students who may be interested in attending. “Families get to really see …

Private schools go into overdrive with open houses

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

Private schools across Delaware are in the thick of recruiting season, and most of them are holding open houses in the coming weeks. The programs for those open houses are designed both to entice the students, but also answer any questions they and their families have, so everybody can be sure the match is good. They are popular for both …