Delaware’s Mike Annone on taking long way around to achieve dream

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Former Concord star Mike Annone talks with DelawareLIVE’s Patrick Garyantes     Mike Annone has been grinding his way to the next level at each step of his baseball career.  As a high school short stop for Concord High School, Annone was lightly recruited prior to a breakout senior season that landed him an opportunity to commit to Wilmington University.  …

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Stahl Post 30 honors longtime manager and coach Bob Anderson 

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

  On what started out as a beautiful night for baseball Monday, Stahl post 30 played its first game in over 30-plus years without their longtime coach and manager Bob Anderson. Robert L. “Bob” Anderson died Saturday. July 3.  He was a commander of the Sons of American Legion, a member of Stahl Post 30 (40+ years), and coach/manager of …

Smyrna’s Laney to make WNBA All-Star debut July 14

Betsy Price Headlines, Sports

Betnijah Laney New York Liberty WNBA All Star from Smyrna Delaware   The 2021 WNBA All-Star game will once again star a Delaware high school hoops legend, and no, it is not Elena Delle Donne.  Betnijah Laney has been a rising star in the WNBA over the past two seasons & will represent Team WNBA in Las Vegas on July …

Dooley named head football coach and athletic director at Woodbridge

Betsy Price Headlines, Sports

Marvin Dooley coaching St Elizabeth’s football Marvin Dooley will leave the hustle and bustle of northern New Castle County and head to the land of scrapple and apples in western Sussex County as he was named the new athletic director and head football coach at Woodbridge High School. “I am looking forward to the small town atmosphere and everything it …

Bones Hyland reps Delaware proud at NBA Combine

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Nah’Shon Bones Hyland NBA Combine photo courtesy of Swish Sports While NBA fans got themselves ready for the Conference Finals this week, most of Delaware & fans of lottery bound teams turned their attention to the NBA Draft Combine.  The six-day event started Monday, June 21 & will run through Sunday June 27th, in Chicago.     The story of the …

Sallies, UD star Hinton back for second stint for Blue Rocks

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Photo courtesy of MILB Central   The list of Delaware high school stars in Major and Minor League Baseball increased last week when former Salesianum and University of Delaware star Kyle Hinton signed with the Washington Nationals.  Hinton, a former 16th round pick for the Kansas City Royals in the 2018 MLB Draft, returned to his hometown Wilmington Blue Rocks …

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Cape Brothers play for Virginia in College World Series

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

Zack and Jake Gelof brothers from Cape Henlopen playing for Virginia Cavaliers in College Baseball World Series. Photo courtesy of Virginiasports.com   The University of Virginia baseball team has had its share of brothers play together thru the year, but never advancing to the college world series. That’s what the Gelof brothers, from Rehoboth Beach, have achieved as they prepare …

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Gold controls game in 21-13 win over Blue in 65th DFRC All-Star game

Betsy Price Sports

It was a beautiful night for football at Delaware Stadium Friday for the return of the DFRC Blue-Gold All-Star game after an absence due to the pandemic in 2020. 80 seniors from across the state would get together for one final game in Delaware and it would live up to the hype. A 4th down 17-yard touchdown pass from Gold …