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Delaware public-school coaches stand by team prayers

delawareonline.com — Within the last month, officials at Sayreville War Memorial High in New Jersey and Central Bucks West in Pennsylvania have canceled the remainder of their football teams' seasons after humiliating hazing incidents were discovered. So it's a bit of a sigh of relief to know that in Delaware, the biggest controversy in high school football so far this season has been coaches participating in postgame prayers.

Photos: Sea Witch Festival

delawareonline.com — Rehoboth Beach's 25th Annual Sea Witch Festival was held in Rehoboth Beach on Saturday, Oct. 25, with great weather that brought thousands of people to town to see the ghosts, goblins and any other creature imaginable.
Oct 25, 2014

Rehoboth Beach's 25th Annual Sea Witch Festival was held in Rehoboth Beach on Saturday, Oct. 25, with great... : delonline.us/1tTYu4e

Foles delivers wins, leadership

delawareonline.com — Eagles quarterback Nick Foles doesn't make loud, fiery speeches before a game, or yell on the sidelines to fire up his teammates. He has said he'd rather stay home and play cards with his wife than go out and party. And yet, there are snippets of Foles yelling at an opponent, or getting up after taking a big hit.
Oct 25, 2014

Nick Foles among QBs since 1980 with the highest win% thru first 3 seasons (min 14 wins, 22 starts). #Eagles ...delawareonline.com/story/sports/n…

Oct 25, 2014

Foles' quiet leadership leads to wins. Thru 3 seasons, few QBs have higher win% (Peyton Manning doesn't). #Eagles delonline.us/1tU8z13

Hampton blanks Hornets, 23-0

delawareonline.com — Delaware State was embarrassed again. A week after being manhandled on homecoming by North Carolina A&T, the Hornets bumbled to a 23-0 loss to Hampton in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game Saturday afternoon at Alumni Stadium. Hampton's (2-6, 1-3 MEAC) only previous victory was a slim home triumph against Division II Miles College.
Oct 25, 2014

Bizarre postgame press conference after #DSU routed by Hampton. Coach Kermit Blount didn't actually show up. #netDE delawareonline.com/story/sports/c…

Oct 25, 2014

#DSU routed by Hampton, 23-0, for Pirates 1st victory this season against D1 opponent. #netDE delonline.us/1tUcGu6 via @delawareonline

Eden Park case teetering on mistrial

delawareonline.com — Testimony ended abruptly Friday afternoon in the prosecution of two men for the 2012 daylight slayings in Eden Park after a key witness testified that he was offered witness protection by the state in exchange for his testimony.
Oct 24, 2014

BREAKING The trial against two men accused of the daylight shootings at a soccer tournament at Eden Park hit a... fb.me/3lDAaQ6YS