hockessincommunitynews.com http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20121023/SPORTS/121029889/1020/SPORTS hockessincommunitynews.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:54:16 +0000 Appoquinimink boys lacrosse downs Charter http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140418/SPORTS/140419670/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:10:52 +0000 Joe Backer joe.backer@doverpost.com @DelSportsJoe http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140418/SPORTS/140419670/1020/SPORTS Keeping Fit: Improve your golf game with this exercise regimen http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419796/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:29:36 +0000 By Wayne L. Westcott More Content Now http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419796/1020/SPORTS A well-designed strength training program could increase golfers' muscle strength and decrease their risk of [...]]]> Milford-DMA soccer match ends in 1-1 draw http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140414/SPORTS/140419836/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:12:48 +0000 Joe Backer joe.backer@doverpost.com @DelSportsJoe http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140414/SPORTS/140419836/1020/SPORTS DSU shortstop named to Golden Spikes Award watch-list http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140414/SPORTS/140419837/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:44:41 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140414/SPORTS/140419837/1020/SPORTS

Miller is among 23 new players added to the list since its initial release on February 14, joining 27 others from the preseason watch list.
Padua wiffle ball tournament raises $4,000 for Ronald McDonald House http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140414/SPORTS/140419839/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:04:57 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140414/SPORTS/140419839/1020/SPORTS

Ronald's Rescue was excited to welcome Ronald McDonald to Rockford Park to get the day started with the ceremonial first pitch. The 2nd Annual Tournament had similar results [...]]]>
A League of Her Own: Cinderella stories http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409684/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:09:31 +0000 By Heather Harris More Content Now http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409684/1020/SPORTS Because, let's be honest, Cinderella did little to help her cause. She was already a beauty, dressed in rags. All it took was a fairy godmother to doll her up. It was only in her beautiful gown that she was able to turn the prince's head.
I have my doubts that he was that great of a catch. With Cinderella back in rags, and out of her [...]]]>
Salesianum baseball earns first victory, 18-2 over Sussex Central http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140408/SPORTS/140409700/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Apr 2014 02:30:02 +0000 Mike Santa Barbara http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140408/SPORTS/140409700/1020/SPORTS

As the freezing temperatures have begun to give way to more spring-like weather, many have wondered if Sallies could possibly take another title, this time on the diamond.

Delaware turkey season to open April 12 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140407/CCH/140409728/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:27:18 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140407/CCH/140409728/1020/SPORTS Charter School of Wilmington blanks Appoquinimink in girls tennis http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140401/SPORTS/140409924/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Tue, 01 Apr 2014 19:52:15 +0000 Joe Backer joe.backer@doverpost.com @DelSportsJoe http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140401/SPORTS/140409924/1020/SPORTS Three Newport rowers head to Ivy League schools http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140401/CCH/140409975/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:33:19 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140401/CCH/140409975/1020/SPORTS Kent Bush: How important is a team name? http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329715/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:03:30 +0000 By Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329715/1020/SPORTS I find myself more concerned about why people do things instead of merely what they do.
It has taken a decade, but Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder finally decided to get to the root of his team's racist controversy. It took a lot of protests and proposed legislation to get Snyder to dive deep into what his team means in general and specifically to the Native Americans who are often offended by the team's mascot.
Many Native [...]]]>
Padua Academy's competitive cheerleading team wins school's first-ever state and national championship titles http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140327/SPORTS/140329721/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Mar 2014 09:44:34 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140327/SPORTS/140329721/1020/SPORTS
Finishing a successful season cheering for Salesianum, whose football team won the Division I state championship, Padua immediately entered its third consecutive year as a competitive cheer team.

Padua Cheer placed 1st on Saturday, [...]]]>
A.I. girls' soccer improves to 2-0 with shutout over Appo http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140327/SPORTS/140329723/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Mar 2014 01:04:54 +0000 Mike Santa Barbara http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140327/SPORTS/140329723/1020/SPORTS
The Tigers’ began the season with a hard-fought victory over Smyrna on Monday coming back from a 1-0 first half deficit thanks to two second half goals.

On Wednesday night, the Tigers’ made sure there would be no comeback necessary taking [...]]]>
Athlete Profile: Spartan and Indoor Track Athlete of the Year Zach Schmelz http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140325/SPORTS/140329831/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Tue, 25 Mar 2014 02:20:03 +0000 Mike Santa Barbara http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140325/SPORTS/140329831/1020/SPORTS
The Hockessin Community News sat down with Zach to talk about his career on the track and his future plans.

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Local "Slam Dunk" teams announced http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140314/SPORTS/140319785/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 11:20:38 +0000 submitted http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140314/SPORTS/140319785/1020/SPORTS DFRC Blue-Gold All-Star buddies selected http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140312/CCH/140319880/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:09:37 +0000 Staff Reports http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140312/CCH/140319880/1020/SPORTS Sallies defeats St. Georges for first basketball title http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140308/SPORTS/140309681/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Sat, 08 Mar 2014 15:36:51 +0000 Joe Backer joe.backer @dover psot @DelSports Joe http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140308/SPORTS/140309681/1020/SPORTS Sanford back on top again; downs St. Elizabeth for fourth state title http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309683/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 22:48:35 +0000 Mike Santa Barbara http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309683/1020/SPORTS Now, they’re back on the top of the mountain, having won their fourth state title and third this decade after defeating defending champion St. Elizabeth 58-37 on Friday night at the Bob Carpenter Center on the campus of the University of Delaware.]]> Salesianum, St. Georges advance to state basketball championship game on Saturday http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140306/SPORTS/140309706/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 23:35:10 +0000 Joe Backer joe.backer@doverpost.com @DelSportsJoe http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140306/SPORTS/140309706/1020/SPORTS St. Georges shocks Sanford in OT, advances to state semifinals http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140303/NEWS/140309908/1020/SPORTS?rssfeed=true Mon, 03 Mar 2014 13:45:32 +0000 Mike Santa Barbara http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140303/NEWS/140309908/1020/SPORTS