CR pair hope to make splash at states

DOVER — Ever since he was a freshman, Nick Hartmann can remember watching other swimmers receive awards. At the Henlopen Conference championships, an outstanding swimmer is named for both the boys’ and girls’ meets. “I was like, I want to get that one day,” said Hartmann. So it was a special moment for the Caesar […]

Bucs, Eagles start strong at Henlopen Conference championship tournament

GEORGETOWN — Just six days removed from earning state dual meet titles, the Smyrna High and Milford High wrestling programs picked right up where they left off at Friday night’s quarterfinal round of the Henlopen Conference championship tournament. With 85.0 points through Day 1 preliminary and quarterfinal action, the Division II champion Milford Bucs sit […]

Local College Notebook: DSU’s Pollard playing for her family

NaJai Pollard has carried some extra motivation with her on the basketball court this year. The Delaware State University senior is rewriting the women’s basketball program record books. And she’s doing it with her family on her mind. Pollard became Delaware State’s women’s all-time leading scorer on Monday night. She has now recorded 1,861 points […]

Roundup: Delaware State earns 3-1 win in baseball opener against The Citadel

Dover High grad Garrett Lawson threw 6.2 solid innings and freshman Jeremy Carrow (Smyrna) tossed 2.1 innings of scoreless relief to lead Delaware State to a season-opening 3-1 victory over The Citadel in baseball on Friday afternoon. DSU scored first with three runs in the top of the seventh inning, highlighted by run-scoring hits by […]

Wrestling notebook: Eagles aim to shine in individual competition

Smyrna High put everything into trying to win a dual meet state championship after back-to-back years of finishing second. And while the Eagles were able to celebrate that title last Saturday, their focus is quickly shifting. The individual championship portion of the wrestling season is upon them. The Henlopen Conference tournament will get underway today […]

Riders rally in 4th quarter but fall 60-58 at Newark

NEWARK — For three quarters, it seemed like the ball would just not go through the hoop for the Caesar Rodney High boys’ basketball team. Finally in the fourth, the Riders were able to rack up the points and rally from a double-digit deficit. Newark High had a response, though. The Yellow Jackets hit a […]

Unbeaten Woodbridge girls defeat Sussex Tech 44-34

BRIDGEVILLE — Woodbridge High forward Cha’Kya Johnson had a tough task ahead of her in Thursday night’s home showdown with Sussex Tech High. The Blue Raiders’ sophomore was matched up against Sussex Tech senior forward Janiya Stevens under the basket, and she more than met the challenge as she led her team to a 44-34 […]

Allen scores 30 as Hens survive in 2 OTs to edge Towson

TOWSON, Md. — Ryan Allen’s last game against Towson ended in heartbreak. On Thursday night, the sophomore guard helped make sure he and his Delaware men’s basketball teammates didn’t have to relive that nightmare. Allen poured in a career-high 30 points and the Blue Hens survived another Towson comeback before finally registering a 78-71 double-overtime […]

Local roundup: Milford falls to St. Elizabeth 60-52 in boys basketball

Milford High dropped a boys’ basketball matchup, 60-52, to St. Elizabeth in nonconference action on Thursday night. Daniel Shockley’s 15 points led the Buccaneers. Terrell Gibbs added 10. The Buccaneers fell to 12-7 after losing their fourth game in a row. M.O.T. Charter 49, St. Thomas More 42: The Ravens suffered the non-conference loss despite […]

Indian River wrestlers eye success at Henlopen tourney

DAGSBORO — Ta’Jon Knight has been wrestling since he was five years old. He’s been wrestling alongside current teammate Will Rayne since middle school. The Indian River High pair have spent the last three seasons anchoring the top of coach Jeff Windish’s wrestling team, which finished as Division II’s state dual meet runner-up in 2017 […]