DMA Gabe Swift makes a layup in their win over Smyrna in the first round of the DIAA State Championship photo courtesy of shotbymaddi3

DMA rallies for comeback win over Smyrna to advance

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

WILMINGTON — Delaware Military Academy’s boys basketball team averaged nearly 61 points per game this season, but at halftime of the 13th-seeded Seahawks’ opening-round DIAA tournament game against No. 20 Smyrna on Feb. 27, they had just 13 points and trailed the Eagles by 7. But in front of a spirited and emotional crowd inside the dome, DMA mounted a …

Lake Como will have a ceremony to commemorate the Pearl Harbor attacks.

Smyrna’s Lake Como to have Pearl Harbor ceremony Dec. 7

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Culture

Lake Como in Smyrna will be hosting a Pearl Harbor day of remembrance on Dec. 7. Veterans from Townsend’s Firebase Lloyd, the town of Smyrna, and Vietnam Veterans of America will commemorate the attack on Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor that triggered America’s involvement in World War II. The free ceremony will have refreshments. It starts at 11 a.m.  The memorial features …

Meaty pork chops are one of the most popular items at Helen's Sausage House. (Pam George photo)

Newark welcomes Helen’s Sausage House

Pam GeorgeFood & Dining, Headlines

It was 6 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, in Newark. Most college students were still snug in their beds, but a line had formed in front of 145 E. Main St. No, Taylor Swift was not in town to sign autographs. It was the grand opening of Helen’s Sausage House, and the queue was about meat, not music. Picture sizzling …

Dover vs Smyrna volleyball game photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

View from the Baseline: Week 7 volleyball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

We’ve reached the final week of the regular season. The next edition of the Baseline will include a look at the state tournament bracket, but a lot will happen between now and then. The focus this week will be, for many teams, fine-tuning as the state tournament approaches. For others, however, whether they play past this week depends on how …

Poltyech vs Delmar Field Hockey game photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

The Corner Scoop – Week 5 Field Hockey top 10

Shannon TimmonsHeadlines, Sports

Pink socks, pink turf shoes, pink hair ribbons, pink shirts; we will see a lot of pink in uniforms starting this week and throughout this month as many field hockey teams will wear pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Some schools will play night games under the lights and charge for entrance to their games as a fundraiser …

Becker Morgan Group design for the Selbyville Library.

New library buildings in the works across Delaware

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

New public libraries are being built across Delaware, as part of a state government goal to have 1 square foot of library space for each resident. That space and that expansion is a shorthand way to understand libraries’ increasingly broad roles. They have a long history of lending books and answering reference questions, but today’s libraries are adding to their …

Delaware Live Sports with Football

Delaware Live’s top football games this fall

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

With the fall high school sports season around the corner we wanted to give you an early list of our top games. Below are my 15 football games that are a must watch this upcoming fall season.  Football 3A Games to Watch:   Smyrna @ Sallies on September 22nd:  Sallies has a new coach that will lead to a more …

Delaware Live with Spot lights

Delaware Live’s surprise teams from 2022-23 season

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Wilmington Friends Girls Soccer:  The Quakers girls soccer team was a very young team this season and they showed that the future would be bright in Division 2 girls soccer.  They started the season with a 9-0-1 record with a tie against a good DMA team.  They suffered their first loss against Archmere only to beat Saint Mark’s in their …

Fireworks over Rehoboth Beach. (Butch Comedy's photo courtesy of Rehoboth Beach)

Where you can have a blast at fireworks across Delaware

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

Most Delaware places known for Fourth of July fireworks and other Independence Day activities have announced their plans. Organizers consistently ask for people to arrive early and leave late, and the Delaware Department of Transportation warns that many events close roads, too. In other words, traffic could be bad. Dusk is about 9:05 p.m. on the Tuesday, the Fourth, but …