CR romps over Delcastle 5-1 to reach Division I soccer semifinals

SMYRNA — The gusting breeze didn’t matter at all. Neither did the 40-degree game time temperature that dropped quickly when the sun went down. Nothing deterred Caesar Rodney High, which rolled into the Division I state boys soccer tournament semifinals for the fifth time in seven years with a dominating 5-1 win over Delcastle on […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Riders sweep Henlopen Conference cross country meet, Delmar’s Cave sets record

FELTON — Caesar Rodney High cross country coach Mike Tucci was pleasantly surprised to see a pair of his runners finish first and second in the girls’ Henlopen Conference championships Saturday afternoon at Killens Pond State Park. With a first-place finish from senior Maleah Chumley and a second-place finish from junior Keely Arndt, the Riders […]

CR repeats as Henlopen boys’ soccer champ

FREDERICA — Led by a pair of goals from junior forward Lyod Coutilien, Caesar Rodney High grabbed its second consecutive Henlopen Conference title with a 4-0 shutout of Indian River High at DE Turf Sports Complex Saturday night. “I have no words, to be honest,” Coutilien said. “It really feels great to get the win. […]

Local roundup: Sussex Central pulls away in second half to blank CR 39-0

Sussex Central High led by only 14 points at halftime before pulling away to a 39-0 win over Caesar Rodney in Henlopen North football on Friday night. The Golden Knights (8-1 overall) finish their North schedule with a 6-0 record in the division. The shutout was the third in a row and fifth of the […]

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It’s week nine of the high school football season and again weather could be an issue with a few schools moving up the starting  time of their games to try to avoid the forecast storm. Here’s our predictions for this weekend’s local high school and college football games: Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 73-22 Tim […]

Cape Henlopen tops Dover for school’s first volleyball state tournament victory

CAMDEN — The Cape Henlopen High volleyball program took a big leap forward on Thursday night. The Vikings won a DIAA state tournament game for the first time in school history. Sixteenth-seeded Cape Henlopen edged No. 17 Dover High 3-2 in a thrilling five-set contest to advance out of the first round at Caesar Rodney […]

Local roundup: Phillips scores twice as CR ends regular season with 6-0 win

Braden Phillips netted a goal in each half as Caesar Rodney High finished the regular season with a 6-0 victory over Sussex Academy in boys’ soccer on Tuesday evening. The Henlopen North champion Riders (12-3) will take an eight-game winning streak into Saturday’s Henlopen Conference championship game against South winner Indian River. The contest is […]