Sussec Central baseball Osiah Kelley throws a pitch. Photo courtesy of Sussex Central Facebook

Clubhouse talk: Baseball playoff preview

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Sussex Central takes No. 1 seed in this year’s DIAA Baseball State Championship. The Golden knights went 15-2 during the regular season with their two losses being to Sussex Tech and Caravel. They had wins over multiple top ranked teams while playing in the toughest conference that placed four teams in the top eight and a fifth in the top …

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Salesianum, Saint Mark’s, Padua, Tatnall run away with state titles

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

The 2024 DIAA Track and Field state championships crowned four teams as state champions  as well as many individuals at Dover high school.    Salesianum took the boys Division I state championship for the fourth year in a row. Ethan Walther took home to first place medals in the 800 and 3200 meter runs. While James Kennedy took first place …

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DMA’s DiCarlantonio shuts down St Georges

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  No. 4 Delaware Military Academy (DMA) Seahwks hosted the No. 9 St. Georges Hawks Saturday night at Frawley Stadium, home of our Wilmington Blue Rocks.  The Seahawks got the 2-0 win behind a strong performance from pitcher Hunter DiCarlantonio.    DiCarlantonio only allowed 2 hits in seven innings to earn the win over the Hawks. The DMA offense got …

Sussex Tech Sean Ely throws a pitch at Frawley Stadium. Photo by Nick Halliday

Clubhouse talk: Week 6 baseball top 10

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

So there remains just one, one team left that is still undefeated as we reach week 6 of baseball. The No. 1 Sussex Central Golden Knights  now 12-0 on the season had two wins last week over then No. 4 Cape Henlopen and Indian River. Isaiah Kelley and Joaquin Rodriguez remain undefeated while Nate Burroughs continue to hit for the …

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Mount Pleasant names baseball field Limmina Field

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Schools

  The Mount Pleasant Green Knights have named their baseball field Limmina Field after longtime baseball coaches Rosario (Soddy), Joseph, and Rob Limmina. Soddy is the father and Rob and Joe are his two sons. The trio has put many years into the Green Knights baseball program dating back to the 60’ when Soddy was head coach.    As a …

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10 reasons to hit Dover Motor Speedway this weekend

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  As we drove around the Monster Mile of the Dover Motor Speedway, we hit half the 180 mph that NASCAR drivers do. Even so, you could feel the track pull the car right, towards the wall. Speedway President Mike Tatoian countered the pull by holding the steering wheel to the left, a move that looked like an upper body …


On the Pitch: Week 5 girls soccer Top 10

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

The weather is picture perfect this week as girls soccer is heading down the home stretch in the last full week of April. The regular season ends on May 15. The top 2 teams in Division 2 meet up at Saint Mark’s on Wednesday afternoon as No. 2 Saint Mark’s host No. 1 Caravel.  The top ranked Bucs have only …

Sussex Central baseball Noah Burroughs. Photo courtesy of Prep Baseball DE

Clubhouse talk: Week 5 baseball top 10

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Well it was the best spring weather, but it was the best we have seen this spring so far. We saw a new number one last week and we will see a new number one this week.    Cape Henlopen took over as the new No. 1 last week, but suffered their first loss of the season this week. However …