High school football: Bumbrey carries Dover on his strong shoulders

Most of the yards Qualeak Bumbrey collected on Friday night weren’t pretty ones. They were tough, up-the-middle, breaking-tackles and pushing-defenders-back kind of yards. But they all looked pretty good to Dover High football coach Rudy Simonetti. “He’s an old-school fullback-slash-high school linebacker,” Simonetti said proudly. Bumbrey’s big night was one of the big reasons the […]

Dover tops rival CR: Senators win 3rd straight in series 24-13

CAMDEN — Dover High football players always like to say, they can stand winning just one game all season. Just as long as that one win came against rival Caesar Rodney. It may not have been quite as dramatic as that, but the Senators did indeed pick up their first victory of the season by […]

Local roundup: Ott scores twice as CR tops Smyrna 2-0

Sophomore Sawyer Ott netted a goal in each half as Caesar Rodney High downed Smyrna, 2-0, in Henlopen Conference Northern Division boys’ soccer on Thursday afternoon. The win ran the Riders’ unbeaten streak to five games in a row and keeps CR (5-0-1 North, 7-1-2 overall) atop the division. The Riders finish their North schedule […]

Rivalry a reunion for CR, Dover

CAMDEN — Even when they were just young kids, Danny Waite remembers telling his players that this day would come. Back then, they were all teammates together in the Dover-CR Raiders Pop Warner program. They even won a championship, taking the 2014 Eastern Regional title in the Junior Pee-Wee Division. But Waite told the youngsters […]

Local roundup: Senators blank CR 2-0 in field hockey

Dover High allowed only one shot before blanking Caesar Rodney, 2-0, in Henlopen Conference Northern Division field hockey on Tuesday evening. Chelsea Johnson and Lily Turner both scored goals for the Senators (7-2), who won their game in a row. Dover, which also got an assist from Alayna Gigliotti, out-shot the Riders, 17-1. The Senators, […]

CR’s Minear has 17 saves in scoreless tie with Ravens

Caesar Rodney High goalie Bailey Minear made 17 saves as the Riders played to a scoreless tie with Sussex Tech in Henlopen North field hockey on Monday afternoon. Taylor Bullis made three saves for the Ravens, who finished with advantages of 17-3 in shots and 16-2 in corners. CR (2-5-1) return to action today when […]

Local roundup: Unbeaten CR shuts out Polytech 39-0

With the way things are going for Caesar Rodney High’s football team this fall, the Riders have some big games ahead of them.But first the Riders had to take care of business against Polytech. CR did just that, remaining unbeaten with a 39-0 Henlopen Nrth victory over the Panthers on Friday night. At 3-0 in […]

Local roundup: Riders top Spartans in volleyball

Only 11 points separated the two teams as Caesar Rodney High notched a hard-fought 3-0 victory over Lake Forest in volleyball on Thursday evening. The Riders won by scores of 25-22, 25-19, 25-23 to register their third straight victory and improve to 5-2. Lake Forest is now 4-4 overall. Cape Henlopen 3, Indian River 2: […]

High school football: CR happy to get by Wildcats

As far as anyone around the Caesar Rodney High football program can remember, this was the first time that the Riders faced Delmar in football. So that gave Friday night’s matchup between CR and the Wildcats something of an historic feel. And the last thing coach Dan Candeloro expected the Riders to do was take […]

Local roundup: QB Woodlin leads Riders to 26-6 victory over Delmar

Quarterback Tremere Woodlin threw for a touchdown and rushed for another as Caesar Rodney High downed Delmar, 26-6, in football on Friday night to remain unbeaten at 3-0. Deontre Cale caught a touchdown pass for the Riders while Brock Conner and Julian Harris added rushing touchdowns. Trent Kemp provided Delmar’s only score on a nine-yard […]