IR’s Ehlers reaches milestone in win over Dover

Raychel Ehlers collected 36 kills, including the 1,000th of her career, to pace Indian River High to a 3-1 victory over Dover in volleyball on Wednesday evening. The Indians won the final three sets to take the tightly-contested match, 20-25, 25-19, 25-19, 25-23. Ehlers, a first-team All-Stater, added two aces, three blocks and seven digs […]

DSU men can’t hold early lead against Wake Forest

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Delaware State men’s basketball team was happy to be back on the court for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic started. But the Hornets would have liked some better results. Wake Forest used a 20-point first-half run en route to a 111-51 victory over Delaware State in the season opener […]

Maull excited to have Cape winning again

LEWES — J.D. Maull always had a plan for rejuvenating Cape Henlopen High’s football program. But that doesn’t mean losing was easy — going 3-17 over two seasons never is. “We had bad days at practice and you’re getting frustrated,” said Maull, the Vikings’ third-year head coach. “I just know I had to tell myself […]

Polytech, Milford run to Kent County titles

Led by individual champion Kenny Guy, host Polytech High swept the top four places in the boys’ race to win the team title at the Kent County Championships cross country meet on Tuesday. On the girls’ side, Lake Forest’s Josephine Ledford won the individual race with Milford capturing the team championship. Guy was clocked in […]

Aerensons eye another Grand Circuit win with No Lou Zing

DOVER — Bob Aerenson and his father, Buddy, have owned racehorse for 15 years, but Bob’s interest in harness racing goes back to his childhood. Before he was old enough to drive, the Wilmington resident rode his bike to nearby Brandywine Raceway and offer to jog horses in the morning before returning later to watch […]

Hornets to host Hens in football in April

DOVER — The Delaware football team is coming to Dover. Delaware State announced this afternoon the Hornets will host the Blue Hens for the first time on April 10. It will be the 10th all-time meeting between the state’s only two FCS Division I football programs but the first played in Alumni Stadium. After a […]

Milford earns first North soccer title in school history

Luke Bogan and Luke Sollie each scored in the first half as Milford High defeated Sussex Central High 3-0 Monday night to capture the first Henlopen Conference Northern Division championship in school history. Milford finished the regular season unbeaten at 11-0-1 and 6-0-1 in the Henlopen North. The Buccaneers earned the North title thanks to […]

Cape Henlopen tops Dover for 13th straight North title

DOVER — The game was played three weeks ago. But the fact that Dover High allowed just one goal against high-scoring Delmar got Cape Henlopen’s attention. “Oh, it definitely did,” said the Vikings’ Reagan Ciabattoni. “We all were going into this like, ‘Oh no, 1-0.’” But Cape was more than up to the challenge, pulling […]

Milford High soccer team shoots for unbeaten season to continue

MILFORD — Luke Bogan and Luke Sollie each scored in the first half as Milford High defeated Sussex Central High 3-0 Monday night to capture the first Henlopen Conference Northern Division championship in school history. Milford finished the regular season unbeaten at 11-0-1 and 6-0-1 in the Henlopen North. Milford’s only tie was a 1-1 […]

Local roundup: Cape rallies by Caravel for 3rd straight win

Cape Henlopen High reeled off the final 22 points of the game to rally for a 32-21 victory over Caravel in a non-conference football game on Saturday afternoon. The win was the third in a row for the Vikings, who are now 3-2 after going a combined 3-17 over the last two seasons. After trailing […]