Roundup: Cape dominates CR 49-8 in girls’ basketball

Cape Henlopen High built a 30-point halftime lead before downing Caesar Rodney, 49-8, in Henlopen Conference Northern Division girls’ basketball on Thursday evening. The Vikings (3-0 North, 3-1 overall) limited the Riders to just two field goals in a contest in which they opened up a 34-4 halftime advantage. Cape’s Abbey Hearn, who sank four […]

Bloodsworth finds a home with Wesley

DOVER — Greg Bloodsworth can’t imagine what his life would be like without basketball in it. He’s been playing since he was five. But, at 19, he knows he’s got more years behind him than he has ahead of him as a player. “I actually was thinking about that the other night,” said Bloodsworth. “What […]

Hen men suffer first loss against GW, 66-56

WASHINGTON — Sooner or later, the law of averages was bound to catch up with Delaware. That day came on Saturday. The Blue Hens struggled from the outside and George Washington tallied the final seven points of the contest as the Colonials downed Delaware, 66-56, in men’s basketball on Saturday afternoon at the Charles E. […]

Hens make comeback history in CAA tourney win

CHARLESTON, S.C. — For the better part of the game, it looked like there was no way Delaware was going to pull out a victory. And the Blue Hens decided to win any way. Pulling off one of its more memorable comebacks in recent memory, fifth-seeded Delaware shook off a 16-point deficit to stun No. […]

Dover can’t close out tense title game in loss to Sanford

NEWARK — For just a moment, Dover High could see the promised land. The Senators weren’t up by much. But they were up on top-seeded Sanford in the closing minutes and had any number of chances to really put the Warriors on the ropes. Sanford never budged, though, scoring the go-ahead basket with only 29.9 […]

Senators aim to be back next year’s championship game

NEWARK — The Dover High boys’ basketball team hung around to watch the celebration. The Senators had just suffered a heartbreaking 48-45 loss to Sanford in the DIAA boys’ basketball state championship game Saturday afternoon at the Carpenter Center. Dover’s players remained on the court, heads buried in jerseys to help dry the tears. Each […]

Caesar Rodney falls to Glasgow in first Unified basketball championship

NEWARK — The Caesar Rodney High Unified basketball team didn’t get to celebrate the state championship it was hoping for. But the Riders left the Bob Carpenter Center with their heads held high. “They did amazing,” said CR coach Nate Threatts. “They worked so hard. They did everything I coached them to do and it […]

St. Elizabeth dominates Cape Henlopen in quarterfinals

DOVER — Pat Woods believed his Cape Henlopen High girls’ basketball team had gotten better since the last time it faced St. Elizabeth. The only problem was, St. E’s had gotten better, too. Top-seeded St. Elizabeth and its talented junior guard, Ber’Nyah Ward-Mayo, turned up the pressure early and ran away to a 57-33 score […]

Woodbridge tourney run ends with  67-37 quarterfinal loss

DOVER — It was a season of firsts for the Woodbridge High girls’ basketball program. First undefeated regular season and first DIAA quarterfinals appearance in school history. The fourth-seeded Blue Raiders’ historic state tourney run ended Monday night at the hands of a 67-37 loss to fifth-seeded Caravel Academy at Dover High. “The girls did […]

Hornet women on 3-game streak with 59-56 win over Norfolk St

  DOVER — For the first time this year, the Delaware State University women’s basketball team has a winning streak. And the Hornets are starting to make their home floor a fortress. Delaware State edged Norfolk State University 59-56 on Monday night for its second Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference in a row. The Hornets moved to […]