Hornets blanked by Morgan State 9-0, first shutout by MEAC foe since 2011

BALTIMORE — The Delaware State football team was seeking a three-game winning streak for the first time in six years. But instead the Hornets were shut out by a MEAC opponent for the first time since 2011, falling to Morgan State, 9-0, at Hughes Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Hornets lost to the Bears for […]

Wesley drops finale on road to Christopher Newport 16-14

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The Wesley College football team battled on the road in New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) action but couldn’t get a score late in falling to the Christopher Newport Captains, 16-14 in Saturday’s 2018 regular season finale. CNU took a 10-0 lead in the first half after a Dylan Curran field goal […]

Spartans blank Ursuline 3-0, advance to Division II field hockey semifinals vs. Delmar

FELTON — Lake Forest High has punched its ticket to the Division II field hockey semifinals for the second year in a row. Shutting out fifth-seeded Ursuline Academy, 3-0, in Saturday afternoon’s quarterfinal showdown, the fourth-seeded Spartans will match up with top-seeded Delmar High in Wednesday’s semifinal round at the University of Delaware. “We just […]

Senators roll past rival Riders: Peace scores 5 TDs in 41-2 rout as 9-1 Dover earns tourney berth

DOVER — Dover High was playing well enough to lead Caesar Rodney by 12 points at halftime. But, especially after ending the first half by being stopped on back-to-back plays from the one, the Senators weren’t exactly dominating the Riders, either. With Vonnie Peace in the backfield, though, Dover is always just a play away […]

Blue Raiders capture South, end Delmar’s win streak 25-0

BRIDGEVILLE — As if the Woodbridge High football field wasn’t muddy enough, the Blue Raiders celebrated the end of the game by spraying water bottles all over. Richard Massey scored three touchdowns and the Woodbridge defense shut out Delmar High 25-0 on Friday night. With the win, the Blue Raiders claimed the Henlopen Conference Southern […]

Collins kicks Spartans to 31-28 Battle of the Bell victory

FELTON — With five seconds remaining in a 28-28 ballgame, Lake Forest High junior placekicker Kade Collins lined up for a 32-yard field goal attempt. He had never made a field goal that long during a game before, but he drilled it through the uprights to give the Spartans a 31-28 victory over archrival Milford […]

Local roundup: Knight scores 3 TDs as Smyrna defeats Polytech 58-6

Freshman Wayne Knight scored three touchdowns as Smyrna High downed Polytech, 58-6, in its Henlopen North football season finale on Friday night. The Eagles (3-3 North, 3-6 overall) led 51-6 at halftime before snapping a four-game losing streak. Five different players scored TDs for Smyrna, including senior Emon Roberts, who caught scoring passes of 80 […]

Pigskin Picks

The Henlopen Conference football regular season reaches the finishes line tonight. There’s rivalries, state tournament seeding and a division title all on the line. Here’s our predictions for the local high school as well as college games being played this weekend: Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 83-24 Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 84-23 Ben Heck, […]

CR vs. Dover: Senators eye 9-1 record in rivalry game Friday night

DOVER — The Dover High football team has a chance to clinch its best regular season record in the last 10 years tonight. All that’s standing in the Senators’ way is their biggest rival. Dover and Caesar Rodney will renew their football rivalry tonight with a 7 p.m. kickoff at Dover. It is also Senior […]

Top seed Cape blanks Smyrna 2-0 in Division I field hockey quarterfinals

LEWES — When Cape Henlopen High took the field against Smyrna High in Thursday’s Division I field hockey quarterfinals, the Vikings knew the Eagles’ defensive unit would be ready for their high-powered offensive attack. And they were. After a scoreless 20 minutes to begin the game, it took an in-game adjustment for Cape senior midfielder […]