Seniors key Riders to hot hoop start

CAMDEN — For almost as long as Kamal Marvel can remember, he’s been playing basketball with this same group of guys. The Caesar Rodney High senior figures they were in fourth grade when they first got together. Marvel thinks it’s pretty cool that here they are, still on the court together as seniors. “It’s very […]

Local roundup: Delmarva Christian boys basketball team improves to 4-0

Twelve players scored in the game as unbeaten Delmarva Christian downed Gunston, Md., 65-11, in boys’ basketball on Monday evening. Christopher Vonhoff netted 12 points with Wyatt Kwiatkowski adding 11 for Delmarva Christian (4-0). The Royals also got six three-pointers from six different players. Holly Grove Christian, Md. 61, St. Thomas More 47: The Ravens’ […]

College Roundup: Wesley men beats Salisbury in overtime

Wesley College led by as many as eight points in overtime before posting a 101-99 victory over Salisbury in men’s basketball on Sunday afternoon. Mychal Stefanides and Brian Cameron netted 26 points apiece for the Wolverines (4-5) in a nonconference contest that was tied 82-82 at the end of regulation. Wesley went up 99-91 before […]

Bucs repeat as team champions at Polytech Invitational

WOODSIDE — This early in the wrestling season, it can sometimes be difficult to have a squad at full strength. That turned out to be the case for Milford High at Saturday afternoon’s annual Polytech Invitational. It didn’t stop four of Milford’s wrestlers from grabbing individual first place finishes on their way to the overall […]

Bloodsworth finds a home with Wesley

DOVER — Greg Bloodsworth can’t imagine what his life would be like without basketball in it. He’s been playing since he was five. But, at 19, he knows he’s got more years behind him than he has ahead of him as a player. “I actually was thinking about that the other night,” said Bloodsworth. “What […]

Hen men suffer first loss against GW, 66-56

WASHINGTON — Sooner or later, the law of averages was bound to catch up with Delaware. That day came on Saturday. The Blue Hens struggled from the outside and George Washington tallied the final seven points of the contest as the Colonials downed Delaware, 66-56, in men’s basketball on Saturday afternoon at the Charles E. […]

Roundup: Dover’s Allen nets 30 points in 78-61 win over Shipley

Senior guard Elijah Allen netted 30 points as Dover High downed Shipley, Pa., 78-61, in boys’ basketball on Saturday night. The non-conference contest was played at the 76ers Field House in Wilmington. The Senators (3-0), who led 35-25 at halftime, have won three games in the first four days of the season. Dover owns a […]

Smyrna boys rally to edge Ravens 63-54 in hoop opener

SMYRNA — Heading into the fourth quarter, it was anyone’s game. In a span of just over three minutes, Smyrna High turned a slim two-point lead into a double-digit advantage. From there, the Eagles hit a handful of free throws down the stretch to cruise to a 63-54 season-opening boys’ basketball victory over Sussex Tech […]

Riders record 8 pins to win wrestling opener 48-27 over host St. Georges

MIDDLETOWN — Some stars are back, but some holes still need filling for the Caesar Rodney High wrestling team. The Riders graduated a handful of seniors from last year’s state runner-up squad. They got their first glimpse at who will step into those spots on Friday night. Caesar Rodney used eight pins to down St. […]

Local roundup: Golden Knight girls rally to edge Riders 52-50

Sussex Central High out-scored Caesar Rodney by 11 points in the fourth quarter to rally for a 52-50 win in Henlopen North girls’ basketball on Friday night. The Golden Knights (1-1 North, 1-1 overall) trailed by nine at halftime but finished the contest on a 22-11 run. Tameeyah Bowden tallied 17 points for Central, Ja’Marah […]