Milford spoils Cape’s homecoming with 38-0 shutout

LEWES — Five Milford High players found the end zone in Friday night’s 38-0 shutout of Cape Henlopen High. “We have a lot of weapons and we showcased them tonight,” said Milford coach Shaun Strickland. “I’m just really proud of the way we responded after last week.” The Bucs (4-3), coming off a 34-7 defeat […]

Local roundup: Blue Raiders defeat Lake Forest 47-7 for 4th straight win

Woodbridge High made it four wins in a row by posting a 47-7 victory over Lake Forest in Henlopen Conference Southern Division football on Friday night. The Raiders are 4-0 in the South, 5-2 overall and have allowed a total of only 20 points in their last three games. The Spartans dropped their second game […]

Pigskin Picks

There’s a lot riding on Smyrna High’s big homecoming showdown with Dover tonight. Both teams are fighting for an at-large berth in the DIAA Division I state tournament. Here’s our picks for all the Henlopen Conference and local college football games: Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 60-14 Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 62-12 Ben Heck, […]

Smyrna, Dover battle to 0-0 field hockey tie

DOVER — Both Smyrna High and Dover High needed a win Thursday to help their state tournament profiles. It turns out, neither of them got it. Smyrna and Dover tied 0-0 in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division field hockey contest on Thursday night. Both teams had their chances to score in overtime but both defenses […]

Barnes twins lead Golden Knights to first place in Henlopen North

GEORGETOWN — The easiest time to tell Isaac Barnes and Isaiah Barnes apart is when they’re on the football field. Isaac is the one throwing the ball. Isaiah is the one catching it. When they’re off the field and out of their Sussex Central High football uniforms, good luck trying to distinguish between the twins. […]

Ravens hand Indians first boys’ soccer loss of season 2-1

DAGSBORO — The Sussex Tech High boys soccer team fell behind early but battled back to score two unanswered goals to upset Indian River High, 2-1, on the road Thursday night. The comeback win for Sussex Tech (6-2-3) dropped Indian River to 8-1. Junior Trevor Daisey scored a pair of goals and junior goalkeeper Jodi […]

Local roundup: Foot fracture to sideline Hen hoop guard Allen two months

University of Delaware sophomore basketball guard Ryan Allen will miss two months after undergoing surgery Thursday to repair a fifth metatarsal fracture in his left foot. Allen, who was named CAA Preseason Honorable Mention on Wednesday after earning league Rookie of the Year honors last season, ranked second on the Blue Hens by averaging 15.3 […]

Wolverines notebook: Vessels set to shoulder starting role for Wesley

DOVER — Shymere Vessels was talented enough to start as a freshman on the Woodbridge High football team. But that doesn’t mean he was ready for it right from the start. Vessels can still remember getting knocked on his butt by one of the seniors, Dajon Emory, on the first day of practice. “At that […]

Hornet notebook: DSU defense aims to rebound vs. S.C. State

DOVER — Just when it looked like the Delaware State University football team took a step forward defensively, it ran into the Howard University buzzsaw. The Hornets were coming off of their best defensive performance of the season, then let up 55 points to Howard last Saturday. It’s a mark they’d like to improve on […]

Local roundup: Blue Hen men’s basketball team picked to finish 7th in CAA

Delaware was predicted to finish seventh as the Colonial Athletic Association held its Media Day for men’s basketball on Wednesday. Also for the Blue Hens, sophomore guard Ryan Allen and senior forward Eric Carter were named CAA Preseason Honorable Mention. Allen, last year’s CAA Rookie of the Year, ranked second on the Hens with a […]