Caravel edges Sussex Tech 2-1 in softball final

MILFORD — It was supposed to be a slugfest. Instead, it turned into two teams playing strong defense behind solid pitching performances midday Saturday at Milford High School. Top-seeded Caravel (19-3) plated a pair of first inning runs, and senior pitcher Holly Brooks, with the help of her defense, made them hold up in a […]

Caravel scores early, blanks IR 2-0 in Division II soccer final

SMYRNA — It wasn’t something Caravel sophomore Sierra Frey had planned. Then again, her goal 45 seconds into Friday’s Division II girls’ soccer state championship match against Indian River was similar to one she scored earlier in the tournament. From the right hash on the Smyrna High football field about 20 yards out, Frey chipped […]

Indian River girls head to soccer finals with 2-1 win over DMA

SMYRNA — They’ve been finding each other on the pitch the same way for years. And now Indian River senior Brooke Beam and junior Maddie Hogsten will get a chance to do it one last time. Each of the IR girls’ soccer standouts assisted the other on first half goals Wednesday night and the top-seeded […]

No. 14 Lake Forest upsets host No. 3 Central 7-5 in softball tourney

GEORGETOWN — Mya Maddox didn’t initially know what had happened. So, the Lake Forest junior just kept running. With No. 14 Lake Forest trailing host Sussex Central by a run in the top half of the fifth inning, Maddox came to the plate with a pair of runners on and two outs. She ripped what […]

Sussex Tech downs Lake Forest 24-16 in boys’ lacrosse

FELTON — The Sussex Tech boys’ lacrosse team spent three quarters wearing down outmanned Lake Forest in an opening round state tournament game. When the fourth quarter began Tuesday night at Lake Forest High, the work paid off for the ninth-seeded Ravens. Sussex Tech scored seven times unanswered to begin the period and pulled away […]

Cummings scores 3 as CR nips IR for Henlopen soccer title

MILFORD — For the Caesar Rodney girls’ soccer team, three was the magic number. Playing in a rematch of last year’s Henlopen Conference championship game with Indian River Friday evening, the Riders needed three goals for the repeat title. Senior Aleya Cummings, wearing No. 3, scored them all. “It means a lot, but my team […]

No. 1 Sanford eliminates Milford from boys’ tourney 64-49

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NEWARK — Falling behind early against the state’s top team isn’t a recipe for success. Chalk that up as another lesson learned by the Milford boys’ basketball team, which Sunday night became the first Buccaneers squad to play a postseason game at the Bob Carpenter Center. Paced by senior star Mikey Dixon (game-high 25 points), […]

Roundup: Bucs erase halftime deficit, top Howard in boys’ tourney

Shades of last season’s playoff loss to a different upstate vocational school were dancing through the heads of the home crowd Wednesday night. But on the court, the Milford boys’ basketball team focused on the task at hand — erasing Howard’s eight-point halftime lead. By the end of the third quarter the Buccaneers had done […]

Roundup: Milford girls advance with win over Delmarva Christian

  MILFORD — Overcoming a slow start, the Milford High girls’ basketball team finally got coach Leona White her first state tournament win. Eventually the 14th-seeded Buccaneers pulled away to a 66-29 victory over No. 19 Delmarva Christian in the first round of the DIAA state tourney on Tuesday night. The win advanced Milford (15-6) […]

Dover’s Allen explodes with 39 points for Henlopen championship win

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  DOVER — Playing for the Henlopen Conference boys’ basketball title, North champion Dover continued to have problems with Milford. Fortunately for the Senators, their solution in Friday night’s bout was in the form of senior Jordan Allen. Allen scored a game-high 39 points, including several that came during a late Dover run that led […]