Cape Henlopen blanks CR 10-0 in baseball state tournament opener

LEWES — When Jackson Ostroski stepped into the batter’s box, he didn’t even realize the bases were loaded. He was too busy looking for his pitch to drive. It wasn’t until the Cape Henlopen High senior was standing on second base following his bases-clearing double that it dawned on him he just drove in three […]

Local roundup: CR’s Bailey-Perkins wins three events at Meet of Champions

Caesar Rodney High senior Destiny Bailey-Perkins capped off her stellar high school track & field career by winning three individual events at the Meet of Champions on Wednesday night. The event, held at Caravel Academy, featured the top finishers from last weekend’s DIAA Division I and II state championship meets. Bailey-Perkins won the girls’ long […]

Riders romp 19-6 over Middletown in boys lacrosse tournament opener

MIDDLETOWN — Nineteen goals is pretty nice for a lacrosse team. But to see 15 of those 19 goals due to assists, that’s even better. That’s what the Caesar Rodney High boys did in a 19-6 victory at Middletown High in the opening round of the DIAA state tournament on Tuesday night. Senior Zach Davis […]

Miller, Riders grab titles at Henlopen Conference golf tournament

GEORGETOWN — After sinking his final putt on hole 18, Matt Miller felt pretty confident he had the tournament in the bag — even after bogeying his final two holes. The Caesar Rodney High junior shot an even-par 72 to bring home the Henlopen Conference Tournament individual golf title on Tuesday at Mulligan’s Pointe. He […]

Local roundup: Dover girls lead by 2, CR boys trail by 1 at state tennis tourneys

Dover High’s girls’ team holds a two-point lead while Caesar Rodney boys trail by just one going into today’s final round of the DIAA tennis state tournaments. The tourney concludes today at St. Andrews with the finals slated to start at 1:30 p.m. Two points are awarded for a win in a title match. In […]

CR girls grab 5th straight Henlopen soccer title

GEORGETOWN — Just 26 seconds into the second half, Caesar Rodney High put up a shot on goal. While the shot didn’t hit the back of the net, it was the energy and momentum the Riders needed to propel to a 3-1 comeback victory over Indian River High in Thursday night’s Henlopen Conference girls’ soccer […]

Roundup: Caesar Rodney girls earn No. 2 seed in Div I soccer tourney

Caesar Rodney High earned the No. 2 seed in the Division I girls’ soccer tournament as pairings were announced on Wednesday night. The Riders were one of six Henlopen Conference teams to make the postseason. Polytech, Sussex Tech and Cape Henlopen also made the eight-team Division I tournament. Indian River and Sussex Academy qualified for […]

Prillaman’s penalty kick lifts Riders past Cape 1-0 for North title

CAMDEN — Jessie Prillaman says she has two techniques when taking a penalty kick. “Some you aim low, and some you just hit as hard as you can and hope for the best,” Prillaman said. She went with option No. 2 on Tuesday evening. Prillaman blasted a penalty kick for the lone goal as the […]

CR boys, Dover girls win Henlopen Conference tennis titles

BETHANY BEACH — It was a clean sweep for both Caesar Rodney High and Dover High Saturday afternoon. The CR boys’ tennis team captured its 10th straight conference title, while the Dover girls’ team grabbed their second title in a row at the Henlopen Conference tennis championships at Sea Colony Tennis Center. Both the Rider […]

Smyrna girls, CR boys win Henlopen Conference track championships

FELTON — The Smyrna High girls made it seven while the Caesar Rodney High boys pushed themselves back into the picture at the Henlopen Conference track championship meet. The Eagles won the girls’ team title with 212 points across the two-day meet as action wrapped up late Friday night. It is the seventh conference championship […]