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Henlopen puts 25 wrestlers in DIAA state semifinals

LEWES - Sussex Central High’s Malachi Stratton began his quest for a third-straight state title with a quarterfinal pin as the DIAA individual state tournament got started on Friday night at …

Smyrna outlasts Appo, advances into quarterfinals

MIDDLETOWN — Smyrna High weathered a late comeback Friday night, topping host Appoquinimink 70-62 to advance to the DIAA Girls Basketball Tournament quarterfinals.

Champion Middletown Cavaliers still winners 20 years later

MIDDLETOWN — Twenty years after teaming up to win a boys’ basketball state title, members of that Middletown High squad are doing quite well on their own too.

Dover Downs harness racing results/entries

Dover Downs Results Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024   1st - Clm 7500 Pace $6,000 7-Feherty (Ti Tetrick) 3.00 2.20 2.10 1-Trey's Charlie (Ge Napolitano Jr)   5.00 2.80 …
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It's back to the Super Bowl for three Blue Hens with the Chiefs

NEWARK — Brett Veach always seemed to want to be involved in bigger things. He dreamed of playing football at Notre Dame before playing at Delaware. And when he was coach Andy …

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It’s his own personal wildlife refuge — a 10-by-10-foot room with one door and no windows. The spot is Don Fountain’s eye on the world, packed with all things turkey.
Eighty-one-year-old Larry Price of Middletown has run 2 miles and walked two more for 546 days straight, as of Wednesday.
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PBA Tour to put Middletown lanes on TV

MIDDLETOWN — Thomas Reis says he’s watched professional bowlers “all my life.” So he’s excited that the PBA Tour is coming to Mid-County Lanes & Entertainment …
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Veterans Golf Association's Delaware chapter seeks more members

MIDDLETOWN — The Veterans Golf Association is set to tee off again this year in Delaware and is seeking more members to join its cause.
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Middletown linemen come up big in 3A football playoff win

BEAR — With the season on the line Saturday, Middletown High’s interior blockers and tacklers came up big.
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Smyrna loses a heartbreaker to Salesianum on last-second TD

WILMINGTON — Smyrna High was not the typical eight seed. Top-seed Salesianum School was prepared for that on Friday night. The Sals and Eagles exchanged big play after big play all …
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Smyrna makes history by taking girls' volleyball state crown

NEWARK — The countless Downstate players and teams who came before them could only dream of this moment. But Smyrna High is the one who finally got it done. The No. 2 Eagles were in …
NEWARK — Smyrna High didn’t get off to the best of starts on Tuesday night. But the Eagles’ opponent, Wilmington Charter, had just the thing to get them going. The Force …
The free clinic in Smyrna was scheduled for two hours but ran about 20 minutes longer. The attendees didn’t seem to care, as there was a lot of important, and potentially lifesaving, material to cover.