Late surge lifts Riders to 38-13 win over William Penn

NEW CASTLE — It took just over three quarters to accomplish, but Caesar Rodney High finally pulled away for a 38-13 win over host William Penn at Bill Cole Stadium Saturday afternoon. Under sunny skies and warm temperatures on the first day of autumn, the Riders scored 26 points in the last 12 1/2 minutes […]

Local roundup: Smyrna shuts out Caesar Rodney 5-0 in field hockey

Smyrna High tallied three second-half goals to close out a 5-0 victory over Caesar Rodney in Henlopen Conference field hockey on Tuesday afternoon. Alexis Moore (1 assist) and Madison Simpson each scored twice with Madison Steele adding the first goal for the Eagles (1-1). Goalie Katelynn Porter made four saves. Lauren Caulk stopped four shots […]

Riders stumble on road, fall to St. Georges 31-8

ST. GEORGES — Caesar Rodney High spent all of Saturday looking for a breakthrough that never came. The Riders dropped a nonconference football contest at St. Georges High, 31-8. They fell to 1-1 on the season with the defeat. “We never got into a rhythm,” said CR coach Dan Candeloro. “Credit them, they had a […]

Reloaded CR set to contend in boys soccer again this fall

CAMDEN — For years this group of Caesar Rodney High seniors on the boys’ soccer team have waited their turn. From youth travel soccer, to junior varsity, to bench players on varsity, they’ve all been waiting for that spot in the Riders starting lineup. Here it is. Despite graduating nine players from last season’s state […]

Local roundup: Rider volleyball team rallies to nip Indians

The Caesar Rodney High girls’ volleyball team rallied for a 3-2 victory over Indian River High on Tuesday night. The Riders were down 2-0 but won the final three sets to take the match. Caesar Rodney improved to 2-0 while the Indians dropped to 1-1 on the young season. Smyrna 3, Delmar 0: Sophia Basler’s […]

Caesar Rodney endures rain, lightning delays to win opener over Appoquinimink 12-7

MIDDLETOWN — It took nearly three hours, steady second half rain and two lighting delays while overcoming multiple turnovers and penalties, but Caesar Rodney High took a season-opening 12-7 football win over Appoquinimink Friday night. Junior linebacker Jeremiah Brown was part of a stalwart defense that allowed just one early score and shut down the […]

Caesar Rodney hopes heavy road schedule paves way to playoffs

CAMDEN — Caesar Rodney High’s football players can see the future right outside their school. Well, at least, the Riders can see the new artificial turf field that’s being installed in their stadium. The first football game on the surface could be a pretty big deal — the Riders are slated to host Henlopen Northern […]

CR football team aims to keep building on 2017 success

CAMDEN — Once he got through the line, there really wasn’t much stopping Kevin Robinson. It was just him and 93 yards of green turf. “My wingback gave me a great hole and it was just wide open,” said the Caesar Rodney High fullback. “I just kept running. “I felt a guy in back of […]

From the Sports editor: Snell’s life is in a better place now

WILMINGTON — Every pitcher’s first Major League win is a dream come true. But, even by those standards, Ian Snell’s first Big League victory was pretty cool. On Sept. 19, 2005, the Caesar Rodney High grad allowed just three singles in eight innings in blanking the Astros, 7-0. Houston ended up going to the World […]

Snell joins Delaware Baseball Hall of Fame: CR grad pitched 7 seasons in major leagues

WILMINGTON — Getting drafted by a major league baseball team could have been a pretty cool moment for Ian Snell. But the former Caesar Rodney High pitcher just remembers that the Pittsburgh Pirates took him in “only” the 26th round. “I was like, I should have been a top 10 pick,” said Snell. “I just […]