Local roundup: Big second quarter lifts CR girls over Golden Knights

Caesar Rodney High out-scored Sussex Central by 17 points in the second quarter before registering a 52-33 victory over the Golden Knights in Henlopen North girls’ basketball on Tuesday night. The Riders were leading only 14-13 before going on a 20-3 run in the second quarter. Lillian Ayers netted 14 points with Stacey Deputy adding […]

Hodgson’s Moffett, CR grad, named Div. I football coach of the year

DOVER — After a lifetime spent in football, Frank Moffett has crossed paths with his share of great coaches. People like Jim Brooks, John Coveleski, Larry Cylc, Bill Mulheisen and Pete Grandell all taught the Caesar Rodney High grad about the game. “There’s a lot that you take in, that you remember,” Moffett said Monday […]

Local roundup: Panthers rally from 14 down to edge CR 49-45 in girls hoops

Polytech High rallied from an early 14-point deficit to top Caesar Rodney, 49-45, in Henlopen North girls’ basketball on Friday evening. The Panthers, who trailed 15-2 after the first quarter, out-scored the Riders, 16-5, in the fourth quarter to pull out the victory. Yaa Yaa Afriyie netted a game-high 23 points for Polytech with Jazmin […]

Gravatt retires as CR coach

CAMDEN — Darrell Gravatt said you can think of his long coaching career as a rollercoaster ride. “It’s been like a thrill ride at an amusement park,” he said. “Mostly, my rollercoaster went up.” So it wasn’t easy for Gravatt to step down as Caesar Rodney High’s boys’ and girls’ soccer coaches this week. He’s […]

Local roundup: McCullough, Deputy lead Rider girls over Sussex Tech

Jada McCullough netted 17 points as Caesar Rodney High defeated Sussex Tech 64-38 in a Henlopen Conference girls’ basketball contest on Thursday night. Stacey Deputy followed with 15 for the Riders who led 16-9 after the first quarter and 30-19 at halftime. Caesar Rodney improved to 6-4 overall (4-4 Henlopen North). Polytech 38, Milford 31: […]

Rider wrestlers defeat rival Senators 46-22

CAMDEN — Wednesday night was a chance for the Caesar Rodney High wrestling team to get back in the win column. The Riders did not waste the opportunity. Caesar Rodney snapped a three-match skid with a 46-22 victory against Dover High in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division matchup. The Riders improved to 2-3 overall and […]

Roundup: Caesar Rodney boys take early lead to beat Cape 84-50

Caesar Rodney High jumped out a 19-point first-quarter lead before downing Cape Henlopen, 84-50, in Henlopen North boys’ basketball on Tuesday night. The Riders stormed out to a 31-12 advantage to start the game before improving to 6-1 in the North, 7-2 overall. Syed Myles finished with 23 points while Kamal Marvel (15), Tyshawn Gordon […]

Roundup: Stephen Decatur High takes down CR in wrestling

Stephen Decatur High, Md. won 10 individual bouts before notching a 49-21 victory over Caesar Rodney in a non-conference wrestling match on Monday evening. The Seahawks won six of their matches by pin. Winning by fall for the Riders were Dawson Mitchell (126 pounds), Jackson Dean (152) and Kevin Hudson (285). College basketball Wesley’s Cameron […]

Caesar Rodney girls trying to hang onto momentum

CAMDEN — The season was only four games old. But, after losing three of those first four contests, the Caesar Rodney High girls’ basketball team had had enough. “We all sat in the locker room and said, ‘We are not going to lose any more because of dumb mistakes or anything like that,’” said Riders’ […]

Local roundup: Sussex Central defeats Caesar Rodney 40-26 in North wrestling

Sussex Central High won eight of the 14 individual matches in posting a 40-26 victory over Caesar Rodney in their Henlopen North wrestling showdown on Wednesday night. The Golden Knight (2-0 North, 2-0 overall) had lost their last two regular-season matchups with the Riders (1-1 North, 1-1 overall). Central was leading only 30-26 before getting […]