Cape Henlopen tops Dover for 13th straight North title

DOVER — The game was played three weeks ago. But the fact that Dover High allowed just one goal against high-scoring Delmar got Cape Henlopen’s attention. “Oh, it definitely did,” said the Vikings’ Reagan Ciabattoni. “We all were going into this like, ‘Oh no, 1-0.’” But Cape was more than up to the challenge, pulling […]

Local roundup: Cape rallies by Caravel for 3rd straight win

Cape Henlopen High reeled off the final 22 points of the game to rally for a 32-21 victory over Caravel in a non-conference football game on Saturday afternoon. The win was the third in a row for the Vikings, who are now 3-2 after going a combined 3-17 over the last two seasons. After trailing […]

Roundup: Cape Henlopen boys cruise to North win

Cape Henlopen High erupted for five first-half goals before blanking Polytech, 7-0, in Henlopen Conference Northern Division boys’ soccer on Wednesday evening. The victory was the fourth in the last five games for Cape (6-3-1), which has lost just one of its past seven contests. Nicholas Panyko and Gary Hayes both netted two first-half goals […]

Davis leads Cape past Bucs 41-28

MILFORD — Jaden Davis was one of the big reasons Cape Henlopen High built a 27-point lead over Milford early in the third quarter. And when the Buccaneers had whittled that advantage down to just six points with seven minutes still remaining in the game, Davis was one of the big reasons the Vikings still […]

Delmar makes it five in a row over Cape

Officially, it’s just another game on the schedule. But given the two programs’ stature right now, it’s not difficult to argue that the winner of the annual Delmar-Cape Henlopen High field hockey showdown can be considered the best team in the state. For the fourth straight year, that team is Delmar. The defending Division II […]

Local roundup: Eagles take Henlopen North duel with Cape

Smyrna High rallied to win a close second set before downing Cape Henlopen, 3-1, in a Henlopen North volleyball matchup on Thursday afternoon. The 25-15, 25-22, 13-25, 25-13 victory keeps the Eagles unbeaten at 2-0 in the North, 4-0 overall. The win was Smyrna’s 11th in a row over the Vikings. The win also comes […]

Local roundup: Sabbagh scores 4 as Cape tops Caravel 6-1 in field hockey

Noelle Sabbagh tallied four goals, including three in the final nine minutes of the contest, as Cape Henlopen High put away a 6-1 win over Caravel in non-conference field hockey on Saturday afternoon. The Vikings (3-0) led only 3-1 after the Buccaneers scored early in the fourth quarter. It was the first goal Cape has […]

Local roundup: Riders top Vikings 3-0 in boys’ soccer

Caesar Rodney High tallied a pair of first-half goals six minutes apart in earning a 3-0 victory over Cape Henlopen in Henlopen North boys’ soccer on Thursday. Zander Omans made 12 saves to post the shutout while Tate Wisniewski (1 assist), Christian Tisdale and Cyier Fitzgerald all scored goals. The Vikings, who got four saves […]

Local roundup: Riders, Seahawks open with tie in soccer

Caesar Rodney High and Sussex Academy played to a scoreless tie in boys’ soccer on Tuesday afternoon. The Riders were making their debut under new head coach Dwayne Lavender. Darrell Gravatt had been CR’s coach for the past 24 seasons. The Seahawks’ Cole White made eight saves as the Riders held a 12-6 edge in […]

High school notebook: Swim teams may be looking for new homes

The coronavirus pandemic has already brought plenty of changes to high school fall sports. But it’s also starting to have an impact on winter ones, too. Because of state restrictions on pool capacities right now, schools that practice and compete in YMCA pools may have to find new facilities for their programs. The loss of […]