Newark Charter Gore Stadium

‘Under the Lights’ to celebrate Newark Charter’s Gore Stadium

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

On Sept. 8, Newark Charter School will unveil its new athletic complex  as the field hockey team takes on Padua at 7 p.m. It will be the first night event at Boulden Brothers Field at the Robert W. Gore Stadium, a name announced this week in a press release. Robert Gore, president of W. L. Gore & Associates, is the …

DMA Football team running out on the field before game photo by Nick Halliday

A look at DMA’s Fusco Memorial Stadium

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Delaware Military Academy (DMA) has one of the most intense football stadiums in the state. Fusco Memorial Stadium was donated to the school by majority donor Tony Fusco. Ever since its existence the stadium has been nothing less than a great pace to take in a game.  Walking in you are greeted by the DMA parents checking tickets, working the …

David Baylor new DIAA Executive Director photo courtesy of David Baylor twitter

David Baylor named new DIAA executive director 

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

David Baylor, a former state trooper, was appointed DIAA’s new executive director July 17. Born and raised in Wilmington, he graduated from St. Mark’s High school before he entered the U.S. Navy. After leaving he military he spent 23 years with the Delaware State Police.  Baylor said the job intrigued him. ”I worked up and down the state in a …

Post One poses with the American Legion Baseball state championship trophy after winning 3 years in a row photo courtesy of Post One

Post One wins third consecutive Legion Championship

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Post One defeated Stahl Post to win their third consecutive American Legion Baseball state championship. Post one was able to hold off Stahl by a score of 6-3 at Wilson Field Tuesday afternoon.    Post One jumped out to an early lead scoring two runs in the second inning then added three more in the third inning. They scored five …

Brian standing by the pool in which he competed with his medal photo courtesy of Christine and Manny Perry

Frederica’s Brian Perry defies odds, becomes an Olympian 

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Back in June Brian Perry of Frederica got the call of a lifetime. The Special Olympics informed him that he would be representing the USA in the World Games in Berlin, Germany, this summer.  “We were shocked but also thrilled,” said his parents, Christine and Manny Perry. “It took us months to absorb that we were all going to Berlin.  …

Frances E. Nunvar Stadium home of the Delmar Wildcats Football team photo courtesy of Delmar Wildcats Football Facebook

In the town too big for one state sits Frances E. Nunvar Stadium

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

This is  a series looking at Delaware stadiums and gyms, and the experience gamegoers will have at them. We told you about the best stadium atmosphere upstate, now we head to the furthest school south in Delaware and the cozy confines of Frances E. Nunvar Stadium, where the Delmar Wildcats play. Many know how tough a road trip to Delmar …

Naamans Little League Majors wins District 2 championship as they pose with the banner after the win photo by Nick Halliday

Naamans wins District 2 Majors championship

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

GLASGOW – Three runs in the top of the first inning proved to be enough for Naamans Little League, which got a standout pitching performance from Josh Stiebel in an 8-0 win over Brandywine on July 17 at Canal Little League. With the win, Naamans clinched the state District 2 Majors championship and a trip to the state tournament, which …

Delaware Live with Spot lights

Delaware Live’s surprise teams from 2022-23 season

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Wilmington Friends Girls Soccer:  The Quakers girls soccer team was a very young team this season and they showed that the future would be bright in Division 2 girls soccer.  They started the season with a 9-0-1 record with a tie against a good DMA team.  They suffered their first loss against Archmere only to beat Saint Mark’s in their …

Marshawn Lloyd practicing in spring football at USC photo courtesy of USC Athletics

Delaware native Lloyd transfers to USC

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South Carolina running back MarShawn Lloyd entered the transfer portal Dec. 12 leading the Gamecocks in rushing last season. Lloyd announced his commitment back in early January that he will be joining the USC Trojans.  MarShawn rushed for 573 yards and nine touchdowns on 111 carries for the Gamecocks as a true sophomore. Lloyd, who emerged as a receiving threat …

Zack Gelof from Cape Henlopen High School now a baseball player for the Oakland As Triple A affilate Las Vegas Aviators Photo courtesy of Las Vegas Aviaitors

Three Delaware baseball standouts land in Vegas

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

The chances of one Delaware high school baseball player making it to Major League Baseball (MLB) is .05%. So we ask. What are the chances of three Delaware baseball players from the same small state of Delaware making it and are all on the same team? Well we might not know the answer or the percentage, but it has happened …