Milford boys fall 62-54 in nonconference battle with St. Mark’s

MILFORD — For more than two quarters Friday night, the Milford High boys’ basketball team hung tight with St. Mark’s High. It wasn’t until the Spartans went on an 11-0 run in the final 4:13 of the third quarter, breaking a 37-37 tie game, that St. Mark’s pulled away for the 62-54 nonconference win over […]

Local college sports notebook: Hens’ Allen has made the long road back

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Ryan Allen has always believed in his shot. And considering he tied the Delaware men’s basketball team record with 86 three-pointers last winter, who can blame him? But the left-handed guard also went more than five months without shooting a ball following surgery on his right shoulder last March. In some ways, Allen said it […]

Local roundup: Gourdine leads Lake Forest girls past Indian River 47-20

Jada Gourdine’s 13 points helped Lake Forest High earn a 47-20 victory over Indian River High in a Henlopen Conference Southern Division girls’ basketball contest on Thursday afternoon. Gourdine was the only player in double figures on either team. Shayla Wynder and Gabrielle Almonte added eight points apiece for the Spartans. Sussex Central 55, Caesar […]

Wrestling notebook: Vikings earn first-ever win over Smyrna

The Cape Henlopen High wrestling program has won a lot of dual meets in the past several seasons as the Vikings have become mainstays in the Division I state tournament. But what the Vikings did on Wednesday not only never happened in the last 10 years, it never happened in the history of the program. […]

Faircloth steps down as CR boys lacrosse coach, compiled 68-23 record in 5 seasons

CAMDEN — Matt Faircloth isn’t any different than a lot of parents with young children. He’d like to have time to watch them play sports. The only trouble was, as Caesar Rodney High’s head boys’ lacrosse coach, there were too many times Faircloth felt like he had to choose between his own kids and the […]

Horton hits Hen record 9 threes, scores 31 in win over UNCW

WILMINGTON, N.C. — From the moment Ithiel Horton arrived in Trask Coliseum on Thursday, he just had a good feeling about the place. “When I first got here, I was kind of looking at the rims a little bit,” said the Delaware freshman guard. “I’m like, ‘Wow, this is going to be a pretty good […]

Riders win last 6 bouts, top Sussex Central 42-21

GEORGETOWN — The Caesar Rodney High wrestling team will be relying on the middle of its order a lot this season as it looks to defend its Division I dual meet state championship. That middle carried the Riders to a Henlopen Conference Northern Division victory on Wednesday. Caesar Rodney won the last six matches to […]

Milford pins Bulldogs 68-6 in state title rematch

MILFORD — Before Wednesday night’s Henlopen South dual-meet between Laurel High and Milford High even truly got underway, the Buccaneers had already built up an 18-point lead. A trio of Laurel forfeits in the 195, 220 and 285-pound matches to begin the meet led to the early 18-0 lead, and Milford used that momentum to […]

Local roundup: Cape Henlopen wrestlers rally to edge Smyrna 34-33

Cape Henlopen High won the last two individual matches to rally for a dramatic 34-33 win over Smyrna in Henlopen North wrestling on Wednesday night. The Vikings got a major decision from Andre Currie (152 pounds) and then a decision from Jackson Handlin (160) to pull out the win in a match in which they […]

Knights win tight contest over Ravens 53-48

MAGNOLIA — The Sussex Central High and St. Thomas More Academy girls’ basketball teams are well-acquainted with one another by now. The two teams had played six times since 2016 heading into Tuesday’s matchup. And like many of their prior contests, it was a back-and-forth affair that came down to the wire. Sussex Central made […]