Eleven schools are being honored for sportsmanship this week by the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA). The Dale Farmer State Champions in Sportsmanship Award is presented annually to schools that have demonstrated a strong school community commitment to the educational nature of interscholastic athletics.
The DIAA Board of Directors’ is pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 DIAA/Harry Roberts-Senior Scholar Athlete awards. The award is named in recognition and memory of Dr. Harry Roberts, former superintendent of the Caesar Rodney School District who served DIAA on several committees, most notably as chair of the DIAA Sportsmanship Committee for many years.
The following piece is co-authored by Delaware’s Secretary of Education Mark A. Holodick and Office of Women’s Advancement and Advocacy Director Melanie Ross Levin. As we mark National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) on February 1st, we commend all women athletes, celebrate their past and current sports achievements, and acknowledge the positive […]
Ninth revision to Omnibus order updates youth and amateur sports guidance WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed the ninth revision to his COVID-19 emergency order, updating public health requirements for youth and amateur sports. Under the ninth revision to the COVID-19 order: Athletes participating in high-risk sports must wear a face covering at […]
The new guidance categorizes sports by risk – high risk, medium risk, and low risk – and requires sports organizers to follow guidance around masks, social distancing, and other preventive measures to keep players, families, and coaches safe.