Milford wins 3rd straight Division II state dual-meet wrestling title

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SMYRNA — Third time was a charm for the Milford wrestling team. Then again, so were the first two. Top-seeded Milford defeated No. 2 St. Georges 57-24 Tuesday night at Smyrna High to win its third Division II state dual-meet title in as many seasons. “It’s absolutely unreal,” Buccaneers 152-pounder Chase Taylor said of Milford’s […]

Roundup: Milford overcomes slow start to defeat Lake Forest

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MILFORD — Trailing rival Lake Forest by five late in the first quarter, the Milford boys’ basketball team was looking for a spark. Senior Dame Coleman, however, went ahead and skipped that part and instead came off the bench into the game on fire. Coleman netted the quarter’s final five points to even the score […]

Bucs take down Riders in wrestling

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  MILFORD — Right from the beginning, the Milford wrestling team figured it was going to come down to the end. The Buccaneers also knew that they had senior Kenny VanVorst waiting to wrestle a favorable 195-pound match in the finale. In the end it worked out just as the Bucs foresaw, as VanVorst pinned […]

Friends ousts Lake Forest in Division II playoffs 34-14

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WILMINGTON — Right down to the uniform colors, it was like looking into a mirror. Unfortunately for No. 6 seed Lake Forest Saturday afternoon in the Division II state football tournament, its reflection shined a little brighter. Third-seeded Wilmington Friends took a page out of the Spartans’ book, controlling field position with its defense and […]

Lake Forest defeats Milford to win Battle of the Bell

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  MILFORD — Although his team led rival Milford by two touchdowns at halftime Friday night, Lake Forest football coach Freddie Johnson knew something was missing from the offensive attack. That something was senior running back Trevon Milton. “I asked him at halftime how many carries do you have and he said ‘one,’” Johnson said. […]

Lake Forest tops IR 34-14 to repeat as South champ

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  FELTON — Nothing was going to stand between the Lake Forest football team and a second straight Southern Division title. Not even longtime South heavyweight Indian River. Senior Ben Moore set the tone with a 43-yard touchdown run on Lake’s first possession and the Spartans ran away with a 34-14 victory over the visiting […]

Williams keys Woodbridge’s rally to edge Milford 17-14

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MILFORD — With Milford and Woodbridge locked in a defensive football battle, eventually something had to break. It ended up being Blue Raiders senior Kirby Williams that did the breaking in what finished as a 17-14 Woodbridge win that kept the visitors alive in the Henlopen South race. A ruled safety against Milford (2-2 South, […]

Milford explodes in second half, crushes Laurel 52-14

LAUREL — After his team’s mistakes helped Laurel stay within two points of the lead at halftime, Milford football coach Shaun Strickland didn’t have to say much to his Buccaneers. “Don’t be afraid to be great,” Strickland said he told the Bucs, who went into the break Friday night leading the Bulldogs 16-14. The Buccaneers […]

Indian River stages late rally to defeat Milford 22-18

DAGSBORO — Despite its back being to the wall since beginning conference play, the Indian River football team hadn’t given up its playoff hopes yet. Trailing visiting Milford late in Friday night’s Henlopen South showdown, the Indians weren’t about to give up then either. Instead IR rallied for a 22-18 win over the Buccaneers (1-1 […]

Pair of Lewis sacks lift Spartans past St. Mark’s 14-13

Lake Forest linebacker Cam Lewis wasn’t going to let it happen two weeks in row. So with his Spartans holding a one-point lead late in a nonconference game against visiting St. Mark’s Friday night, he took matters into his own hands and helped Lake preserve a 14-13 victory. Trailing by one, starting at his own 34 with 2:30 left on the clock and no timeouts, St. Mark’s junior quarterback William Sullivan fired two incomplete passes, the second of which was nearly intercepted. Sullivan wouldn’t get a chance to throw again, because on both third and fourth down Lewis came free off the right edge and sacked him, leading to a turnover on downs and essentially ending the game.