Middletown Basketball Akendre Matthews attempts a layup against Odessa photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Middletown breaks open a close game for decisive win

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  (Middletown)    The third ranked Middletown Cavaliers  outscored Odessa 23-5 in the final quarter to get the intra-district win Tuesday night 63-39 in boys basketball. The Ducks were down by just 6 points as Henry Nyasagare buried a corner “three” late in the third quarter to make the score 40-34 heading to the final 8:00. Middletown turned up the …

St Georges Emory Womack scored a game high points against Odessa photo courtesy of Nick Halliday 1

St George’s wins a thriller at Odessa

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

In what can only be described as a playoff atmosphere, the St. George’s Hawks snapped Odessa’s 10-game win streak Tuesday night in boys hoops action. The night began with students from Old State Elementary singing the National Anthem. Then Blair Thomas of the Hawks converted two free throws as Odessa dunked the ball during warmups, drawing a technical foul. The …

Odessa High's marching band was formally invited Thursday to perform in London's 2025 New Year's Day parade. (From left: Bob Bone, Duncan Sandys, Ruby Wall, Emma Sipes).

Just ducky! Odessa band to perform in ’25 London parade

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

The Ducks of Odessa High School will be flocking their way across the pond for New Year’s Day 2025. The Appoquinimink school’s marching band on Thursday was formally invited to perform in the London’s New Year’s Day Parade in 14 months.  “Since the start of our program three years ago, we have been working tirelessly to become the best versions …

Odessa Ducks football team coming through the stands in the beginning of a game photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Odessa Ducks stadium the newest in the state

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

Today I’m looking at the newest football programs that enjoy playing at their home stadium. The stadium has some great seating and great sightlines and the atmosphere in the stadium is great.  The stands seem right on top of the field but there is plenty of sideline room.   The team enters through the crowd to Enter Sandman as their …