CR grad Harmon gives back to community: Patriots safety holds free youth football camp

FREDERICA — If Duron Harmon wanted to attend a football camp as a child, he often had to leave the house at 3 or 4 a.m. and make the out-of-state drive with his father. It typically wasn’t a free camp with NFL-experienced instructors, either. That’s why it was an easy decision for the former Caesar […]

Riders’ Prillaman honored: Earns Soccer Top XI with Ravens’ Short, IR’s Binko

Jessie Prillaman started knocking goals in during her freshman year at Caesar Rodney High and never stopped. Prillaman leaves the Riders having scored 104 career goals. And she was once again honored statewide. Prillaman was one of three downstate players to make the state’s Top XI, named by the Delaware High School Girls Soccer Coaches […]

CR can’t stop Sals from returning to finals

BEAR — Caesar Rodney High had made a great Cinderella run through the boys’ lacrosse state tournament. But almost every Delaware team’s season strikes midnight when they run into Salesianum. Sure enough, the third-seeded Sals netted the game’s first four goals before eventually putting away a 12-5 victory over the No. 10 Riders in the […]

Local roundup: Twice postponed CR-Sallies boys lacrosse state semifinal set for Sunday

DOVER — After being postponed twice by thunderstorms, the DIAA boys’ lacrosse state semifinal game between Caesar Rodney High and Salesianum will now be played on Sunday. The contest is slated to start at 2 p.m. at Caravel Academy. The game could not be played on Friday because of Sallies’ graduation or on Saturday because […]

Padua ousts CR in Division I girls soccer semifinals 6-0

DOVER — The seeding said that No. 2 Caesar Rodney High had the edge on No. 3 Padua on Wednesday night. But the play on the field showed why the Pandas were still clearly the favorite. Padua netted three first-half goals and never looked back, rolling to a 6-0 victory over the Riders in the […]

Riders grab 4th place, place two golfers in top 10 at state championships

DAGSBORO — It’s been a few years since Caesar Rodney High placed a pair of golfers in the top 10. After battling through a several hour weather delay during Tuesday’s first round, Caesar Rodney’s Matt Miller bounced back and improved by five strokes in Wednesday’s final round. The Riders’ junior, fresh off winning the Henlopen […]

Cava’s overtime goal lifts No. 10 CR by No. 2 Tatnall 6-5 in boys lacrosse quarterfinals

WILMINGTON — Jimmy Cava already had two chances in overtime which he sent wide. With time running out, he was hoping for one more. Then he found himself with the ball in his stick and less than 10 seconds remaining on the clock. Cava took two steps to his left and fired. The ball skipped […]

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 […]