Team effort keys CR’s boys hoop win over Smyrna: Four Riders score in double figures for 70-65 North victory

SMYRNA — Each quarter, the Caesar Rodney High boys’ basketball team relied on someone different to spark the Riders on the offensive end. And that’s how their coach likes it. Four Riders scored in double figures as they held on 70-65 to earn a road victory at Smyrna High on Tuesday night in a Henlopen […]

Faircloth steps down as CR boys lacrosse coach, compiled 68-23 record in 5 seasons

CAMDEN — Matt Faircloth isn’t any different than a lot of parents with young children. He’d like to have time to watch them play sports. The only trouble was, as Caesar Rodney High’s head boys’ lacrosse coach, there were too many times Faircloth felt like he had to choose between his own kids and the […]

Riders win last 6 bouts, top Sussex Central 42-21

GEORGETOWN — The Caesar Rodney High wrestling team will be relying on the middle of its order a lot this season as it looks to defend its Division I dual meet state championship. That middle carried the Riders to a Henlopen Conference Northern Division victory on Wednesday. Caesar Rodney won the last six matches to […]

Local roundup: CR falls to Hudson Catholic (NJ) at Slam Dunk

The Caesar Rodney High boys’ basketball team dropped its second game at the Slam Dunk to the Beach tournament hosted by Cape Henlopen High on Friday. The Riders fell to Hudson Catholic of New Jersey 55-46 on the second day of the three-day invitational. CR had beaten instate foe Salesianum in overtime on Thursday. Caesar […]

CR’s Eaton gets two buzzer-beaters in win over Sals

LEWES — Zayquan Eaton had already made one buzzer-beater, so there was no doubt in the Caesar Rodney High’s senior mind he was going to hit another. Eaton forced overtime then hit the game-winning shot as time expired to lift Caesar Rodney to a 64-63 overtime victory over Salesianum School on Thursday afternoon at the […]

Area schools eye holiday basketball tournament challenge

High school basketball coaches like the idea of challenging their players. And they really don’t like the idea of having their teams go a few weeks without playing a game. That’s where holiday basketball tournaments come in. Coach Freeman Williams will put his Caesar Rodney High boys’ basketball squad on the court against highly-regarded Salesianum […]

Local roundup: Caesar Rodney dominates Woodbridge 63-26 in boys hoops

Caesar Rodney High limited Woodbridge to just five field goals in handing the Blue Raiders a 63-26 loss in boys’ basketball on Friday night. The Riders (5-1) built a 45-14 halftime advantage before winning their fourth game in a row. Jaden Corbett had 14 points with Zayquan Eaton adding 12 for CR. Both players sank […]

Bucs shock Riders with 33-30 wrestling win

CAMDEN — When Milford High’s Averi Copes took to the mat in the 132-pound match, he knew all he needed to do was survive without getting pinned and his Bucs get the dual-meet win. That’s exactly what the freshman Copes did as the Bucs shocked Caesar Rodney High with a 33-30 victory in come-from-behind fashion […]

Local roundup: Riders roll past Knights 68-36 in boys basketball

Caesar Rodney High built a 35-point lead going into the fourth quarter before posting a 68-36 Henlopen North victory over Sussex Central in boys’ basketball on Monday night. Shaft Clark netted 15 points for the Riders (3-1) with Jaden Corbett adding 11. Ten different CR players scored in the contest. Clark sank two of the […]

Clark leads Caesar Rodney boys past Vikings 57-38

LEWES — Led by senior forward Shaft Clark, the Caesar Rodney High boys’ basketball program cruised to a 57-38 Henlopen North road win at Cape Henlopen High Friday night. Clark put up a game-high 18 points and the Riders (2-1) defense limited the Vikings (2-1) to their lowest point total so far this season. “Any […]