Tyler August signs with back to back Cape Cod League Champions

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

2023 Delaware Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year Tyler August announced a major move last week on where he plans on playing baseball in the Summer of 2024.  It was announced on X (formerly Twitter) that August will play with two-time defending Cape Cod League champions, the Bourne Braves for the 2024 summer season, via Codball.   The move seems …

Laurel little league win district 3 Majors division baeball championship photo by Benny Mitchell

Laurel ends drought winning Major Boys District 3 championship

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

  Seaford – Webster defines destiny as “a predetermined course of events held to be an irresistible power.” Many in the Laurel fan base on Thursday night talked about how the Boys Major baseball team was a team of destiny or at the very least 29 years without a championship was long enough. Solid defense, aggressive baserunning and a strong pitching …

Little League All Stars

Georgetown and Laurel advance in District 3

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Seaford – Georgetown’s Mason Eikenberry star shined the brightest amongst the rest in the second round of the District 3 major league all star game on Friday night. Eikenberry led Georgetown to a 12-2 win over Nanticoke in the second round of the tournament. He earned the win on the mound in relief allowing two hits, no runs with eight strikeouts …

Mid Sussex wins Senior League Baseball title photo by Glenn Frazer

Mid-Sussex wins Senior League Baseball title

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

(Smyrna, DE)  Mid-Sussex grabbed an early lead, then had to come from behind to secure the Delaware Little League “senior division” championship 9-6 over Camden-Wyoming. The Millsboro and Georgetown senior league programs (ages 14-16) combined this year to form Mid-Sussex in District 3, and the “merger” proved to be quite successful. After falling in the opening round Thursday to District …

Jake Gelof Virgina University baseball formerly of Cape Henlope High photo courtesy of virginasports.com 2 copy

Cape’s Jake Gelof set to go early in MLB Draft

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Jake Gelof ends his collegiate career as Virginia’s all-time home run king, slugging 48 homers in his three seasons with the Cavaliers.  He passed E.J. Anderson’s (1995-1998) mark of 37 home runs back in April, on his way to batting .321 on the season with 23 bombs while driving in 90 runs.  During his career, Gelof played in 161 games …

Tyler August from Delaware Military Academy DMA Gatorade player of the year photo by Nick Halliday

MLB hopeful Tyler August poised for the draft

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Delaware has been no stranger to seeing high level talent drafted into Major League Baseball.  Every year it seems a player or two get the call that they have been drafted and all of us at Delaware Live Sports/302 Sports go right into our group text with excitement about someone we’ve watched play getting the opportunity of a lifetime.   …

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 …

Chase Fleming from Delaare South on the mound at Citizens Bank Park photo courtesy of Melissa Fleming

Delaware South falls short at the Bank

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Delaware South fell to Tri-Cape Monday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park. Delaware lost 6-5 in the semifinals of the Carpenter’s Cup Classic to last year’s Champion.    Delaware had a 5-4 lead for 4 ½ innings before Tri-Cape took the lead for the victory. They scored 2 runs in the top of the first inning after a leadoff walk from …

Delaware South celebrating after winning thr Delaware Blue Gold Game

Delaware South to play at Citizens Bank

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Delaware South was one of 16 teams to enter the Philadelphia Phillies Carpenters Cup Classic. They are now one of the final four teams. The first two rounds are played at F.D.R Park with the semi finals to be played at Citizens Bank Park, home of the Philadelphia Phillies.    Delaware South advanced to the semi finals with two big …

Brandan Walter making his major league debut for the Boston Red Sox photo by Nick Halliday 1

Former Blue Hen makes Major League debut

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

The Minnesota Twins shutout the Boston Red Sox 6-0 Thursday in a baseball matinee. The big news from that game was not the score or the complete game shutout thrown by Twins starter Joe Ryan, it was the major league debut of former Blue Hen and Hodgson Silver Eagle Brandon Walter.    Brandon, a New Castle native played his high …