Ravens hope lean and mean roster yields success again

GLASGOW — The St. Thomas More girls’ basketball team knows the drill by now. There are only eight players on the varsity roster. That’s what the Ravens will have for every game, so most players are expected to play a full game, or close to it, while staying out of foul trouble. Difficult yes, but […]

Local roundup: Senators’ Peace named Gatorade Delaware Player of Year

In its 34th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company announced Javon Peace of Dover High School as its 2018-19 Gatorade Delaware Football Player of the Year on Thursday. Peace is the second Gatorade Delaware Football Player of the Year to be chosen from Dover High. The award, which recognizes […]

Blue Hen men fall to Navy, snap win streak

NEWARK — Delaware’s men’s basketball players were just starting to feel pretty good about themselves. Apparently, that was the problem on Wednesday night. By their own admission, the Blue Hens didn’t take Navy seriously enough and they paid for it with an 80-65 loss to the Midshipmen at the Carpenter Center. While Navy (3-5) certainly […]

Roundup: Dover wrestling wins in Meade’s debut as coach

Dover High opened its dual-meet wrestling schedule with a 47-24 victory over Laurel at home on Wednesday night. The Senators were making their debut under new head coach Alex Meade, Sr. Dover won four matches by pin, with Jonah Olfus (113 pounds), Humberto Monasterio (138), Tyshaun Cole (160) and Qualeak Bumbrey (195) all winning by […]

Cape’s Marshall, Delmar’s Carr top all-state field hockey team

Cape Henlopen High’s Alia Marshall (Division I) and Delmar’s Ashlyn Carr (Division II) were named the state’s Players of the Year as the All-State Field Hockey team was announced on Wednesday. State champion Cape Henlopen had four players named to the first team in Division I while state champion Delmar had six players selected to […]

Local roundup: Dover defeats Smyrna 52-45 in girls basketball

Dover High built a nine-point halftime lead before picking up a 52-45 victory over Smyrna in Henlopen Northern Division girls’ basketball on Tuesday night. Tamyah Jones netted 19 points with Riana Sizer adding 17 for the Senators, who evened their record at 1-1. The Eagles cut Dover’s lead to 40-36 after three quarters before the […]

Young Bucs begin quest for sixth straight dual-meet title

MILFORD — When the Milford High wrestlers stepped onto the mat at the Polytech Invitational last Saturday morning, the past was left in the past. Longtime Bucs coach Don Parsley wasn’t focused on the five previous Division II dual-meet state titles his Milford wrestling squad had won from 2014-18. “To me it’s just, for lack […]

Riders look to learn from their mistakes

CAMDEN — Jaden Corbett still watches film of the loss to this day. Caesar Rodney High’s boys’ basketball team was so close to knocking off William Penn to earn a trip to the DIAA state quarterfinals last March. Instead, the Riders could only wonder what might have been after dropping a crushing 47-43 decision to […]

Smyrna’s Wormley, Woodbridge’s Keeler top All-State list

The Henlopen Conference placed 15 players on the first team and took two of the three major awards as the 2018 football All-State teams were announced on Monday by the Delaware Interscholastic Football Coaches Association. Smyrna High’s Saleem Wormley was named the state’s Lineman of the Year. Woodbridge High’s Brock Keeler earned the state’s Defensive […]

ROUNDUP: Larkin leads Hornets in 102-66 victory over Cairn

Senior guard Kevin Larkin netted a career-high 40 points to pace Delaware State to a 102-66 victory over NCAA Division III Cairn in men’s basketball at Memorial Hall on Monday night. Larkin, a Sussex Tech High grad and first-year transfer from Niagra, shot 17-of-26 from the floor — including 3-for-9 from three-point range — and […]