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UD will pay $6 million to jump to Conference USA in 2025

Nick AlessandriniHeadlines, Sports

  The University of Delaware will jump to Division 1 play in 2025 when it ditches its current conference to join Conference USA. The Blue Hens will become the 11th full-time member of the conference, following Georgia’s Kennesaw State as No. 10 when it joins at the beginning of the 2024 season. The University of Delaware will also become the …

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76ers visit Wilmington for annual Blue/White Scrimmage

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  WILMINGTON- The Philadelphia 76ers held their annual Blue/White scrimmage at the Chase Fieldhouse on the Wilmington Riverfront taturday in front of a great crowd. ¬† The entire roster of stars was on display in some way, shape, or form for fans to see up close and personal.¬† The doors opened at 11:15am for the noon start and the crowd …

Saint Marks quarterback James Campbell warms up before a game photo by Nick Halliday

St. Mark’s Spartans hold Red Lions scoreless

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

The Spartans defense rebounded in a big win over Red Lion after giving up 30 points to Archmere last week. Each time the Lions threatened, the Spartans stood their ground. They clogged up holes, forced a fumble, sacked the quarterback and prevented the Lions from picking up any big plays during the game. The Spartans were able to keep the …

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We are No. 1! At least, in googling the NFL

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

  Delaware is the most NFL-obsessed state in the country, judging by Google searches. It had 60,582 searches per 100,000 people, even though¬†it isn‚Äôt home to an¬†National Football League¬†team. But it does have a long history of betting related to the NFL, going back to 1976. That‚Äôs more than three times as high as the searches in Alabama, No. 50 …

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Tatnall grad creates line of stylish, useful pickleball bags

Betsy PriceBusiness, Headlines, RSS-Business

Delaware native Wendee Lunt had worked for and with a Who’s Who of luxury consumer goods companies before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. But when Swarovski closed her division, the Tatnall School graduate decided she didn’t want to work for another multibillion dollar company. She wanted to take all the experience and relationships she had and build something for herself. But …

Delaware low-digit surf tag

Want a low-digit surf fishing plate? Get ready to bid

Betsy PriceHeadlines, Government

¬†She may sell seashells by the seashore, but sundry surf fishers couldn’t give a sturgeon or swordfish about that. Those men and women only have eyes for a low-digit surf fishing plate that allows them to drive on that seashore to cast their lines from the sand. Starting Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 9 a.m., they have a chance to bid …