College notebook: CR product Green receives 3rd straight MAC swimmer of year award at Widener

Three years ago, Aaron Green proved he was the top male swimmer in the Middle Atlantic Conference. Nobody was able to knock the Caesar Rodney High grad off that spot ever since. Now a senior at Widener University, Green was named the MAC Swimmer of the Year at the conference’s championship meet last weekend. Green […]

Dover boys earn No. 2 seed as basketball brackets are announced

DOVER – Unbeaten Dover High earned the No. 2 seed in the DIAA boys’ basketball state tournament bracket that was announced this afternoon. No. 4 Caesar Rodney also earned a first-round bye when the 24-team tourney gets underway on Tuesday. A total of eight downstate schools made the bracket. Sanford is the No. 1 seed. […]

Local roundup: Dover girls top Polytech 54-46 in Henlopen North finale

Dover High jumped out a 12-point first-quarter lead before downing Polytech, 54-46, in Henlopen Conference Northern Division girls’ basketball on Thursday evening. The Senators, who led 30-17 at halftime, finish the regular season at 10-10 after beating the Panthers for the second time this year. Polytech finishes its schedule with a record of 11-9. The […]

Wrestling notebook: Smyrna’s Al-Chokhachy seeks one last title at state individual meet

SMYRNA — Jaxson Al-Chokhachy looked at the calender and knew there were only a few weeks left in the wrestling season. The Smyrna High senior still had some things he wanted to accomplish before graduation. It was time to take things up a notch. And its been a whirlwind couple of weeks for Al-Chokhachy. In […]

CR’s Jackson Dean looks to rebound for another state title

CAMDEN — Jackson Dean was on pace to do something no Caesar Rodney High wrestler had done before. Until he was thrown off course last year. But that setback has fueled Dean to a dominant junior season. Dean is seeded first in the 145-pound weight class at the DIAA individual wrestling state tournament which begins […]

Cape’s Caruso eyes second state championship

LEWES — Anthony Caruso is a three-time state finalist and one-time state champion. This weekend, the senior Cape Henlopen High wrestler is looking to bookend his high school career with another individual state title on his home mat at the DIAA Individual state championships. “This is his last hurrah,” said Cape coach Chris Mattioni. “He’s […]

Senators complete perfect 20-0 regular season by dominating Newark 64-24

DOVER — Stephen Wilson took a deep breath and wiped away some tears from his eyes. There’s still work to be done this season. But the Dover High boys’ basketball coach allowed himself a moment to think about what the Senators have accomplished so far. Dover downed Newark High 64-24 in the regular season finale […]

Cameron’s 48-point night one shy of Wesley record; junior guard sets school’s single-season scoring mark

DOVER — Dean Burrows, of course, didn’t have any idea how many points Brian Cameron had while the game was still being played. But the Wesley College men’s basketball coach knew his high-scoring guard was having a pretty good night. “At one point, Coach (Donell) Thomas mentioned, ‘Man, he might be at 70,’” said Burrows, […]

Local roundup: Rider boys defeat A.I. 65-60 in regular season finale

Caesar Rodney High topped A.I. DuPont, 65-60, in non-conference boys’ basketball on Tuesday night. The Riders finish the regular season after posting its second win in a row. The brackets for the upcoming DIAA state tournament bracket are slated to be determined on Friday morning. Cape Henlopen 70, Appoquinimink 56: Luke D’Ambrogi (18) and Ja’Vaughn […]

Local roundup: Cameron’s career night carries Wesley in AEC first round

Brian Cameron poured in a career-high 48 points as fourth-seeded Wesley College downed No. 5 Cabrini, 87-69, in the first round of the Atlantic East Conference men’s basketball tournament on Monday evening. The victory was the first conference tourney win for the Wolverines (13-13) since 2013. Wesley will play at top-seeded Gynedd-Mercy (17-8) on Wednesday […]