CR explodes early, defeats Polytech 32-6 for first win

CAMDEN — Caesar Rodney High’s football team couldn’t really have come any closer to its first win a week ago. But this time, the Riders didn’t leave anything to chance. CR tallied 26-first half points en route to a 32-6 victory over Polytech in its Henlopen Conference Northern Division opener on Friday night. Five different […]

Victory gets chance to be head coach

CAMDEN — It’s only a few inches from the first spot on a basketball team’s bench to the second seat. But Frank Victory knows as well as anyone that there’s a world of difference between the two spots. And after 23 seasons as an assistant basketball coach, Victory is ready to slide over and be […]

Riders fall 2-0 to Appoquinimink in boys’ soccer

CAMDEN – It didn’t take long for Appoquinimink High to grab the early momentum Tuesday night. In the fifth minute, junior forward Cody Niggebrugge scored a goal on a corner kick attempt to give the Jaguars the quick advantage. The Jaguars used that momentum to cruise to a 2-0 nonconference boys’ soccer shutout win over […]

Riders fall a foot short, lose 25-21 to Caravel

BEAR — Seven yards stood between Caesar Rodney High and its first victory of the football season. The Riders got six, but were turned away right before the seventh. Caravel Academy’s goal-line stand on the final play of the game helped the Buccaneers defeat Caesar Rodney 25-21 on Friday night in a nonconference matchup. The […]

Local Roundup: Cape Henlopen defeats Caesar Rodney 3-2 in volleyball

Cape Henlopen High edged Caesar Rodney High 3-2 in a tight Henlopen Conference Northern Division volleyball contest on Thursday. The Vikings won the match 25-14, 16-25, 18-25, 25-21, 15-13. Rileigh Wilson led the way for Cape Henlopen with 11 kills. It was the first victory of the year for Cape Henlopen who improved to 1-2. […]

Baker nets OT game-winner to lift Indian River past Caesar Rodney

DAGSBORO – In the span of just 15 minutes, Indian River High went from trailing by a pair of goals to netting the sudden death, game-winner. Omar Baker drilled a pair of late goals to rally the Indians to a 3-2 boys’ soccer overtime victory over Caesar Rodney High under the lights Tuesday night. It […]

Smyrna girls, CR boys grab team titles at Lake Forest Invitational

FELTON — John Haller didn’t want to put too much pressure on his runners in the first meet of the season. He just wanted the team to go out there and have fun. The plan worked as his Smyrna High girls grabbed the Class A team title in Saturday morning’s 62nd annual Lake Forest Cross […]

Local roundup: Ewald’s OT goal lifts Rider soccer team past Charter 1-0

Chase Ewald’s overtime goal was the difference as Caesar Rodney High edged Wilmington Charter 1-0 in a boys’ soccer matchup on Saturday afternoon. The game was played at Dover High as part of the DAAD Upstate/Downstate Challenge. The Riders avenged a 1-0 loss to Charter in last year’s season opener. Caesar Rodney improved to 2-0 […]

CR crushed by Appo 35-7 in opener

CAMDEN — The field was 100 yards long for both teams, of course. It just seemed like it was a lot shorter for Appoquinimink High on Friday night. The Jaguars took advantage of great field position to roll to a 35-7 victory over Caesar Rodney in the football season opener for both squads. Appo didn’t […]

Riders aiming to get back on track

CAMDEN — There were times last fall when Caesar Rodney High looked like it had a pretty good football team. That was especially true when the Riders won three of their first four games. But injuries took a toll and CR sputtered to just a 5-5 record. A .500 finish wasn’t what the Riders wanted […]