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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 …

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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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Women say self-defense clinic in Smyrna worth the time

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.

Smyrna-based team shows well at tae kwon do world championship

Some Smyrna kids with all the right moves competed well at an international tae kwon do competition earlier this month.

Women to race the Nathan of Dorchester on the Choptank

CAMBRIDGE – Sail-powered workboats (skipjacks, bugeyes, log canoes) started racing in 1872 when local watermen took their boats and crews out on shakedown sails before the start of the oyster …
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Injury doesn't stop Smyrna gymnast Middleton

SMYRNA — At first, Zoe Middleton didn’t really think much of the injury. Indeed, the Smyrna gymnast was ready to go right back to practicing after she injured her left ankle in a …
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Buddy helped Smyrna players bond through Blue-Gold experience

SMYRNA — Brian Wright has watched plenty of teammates run for touchdowns in his football career. But this one was especially memorable for the former Smyrna High quarterback. Garrett …
DOVER - With the rainy conditions finally giving way to nice weather on Monday, the NASCAR Cup Series Wurth 400 was finally able to be held a day late at Dover Motor Speedway. Photographer Kathyn …
DOVER  - While the wet weather has put a damper on the action at Dover Motor Speedway on Sunday, there was  plenty going on at the track on Saturday. Photographer Kathy Willes was there …