Virus forces Dover boys, Cape girls to host semifinal tourney games tonight

Thanks to coronavirus concerns, the DIAA state basketball tournaments have a new schedule. Both the boys’ and girls’ semifinals are scheduled tonight. All will be home games for teams with the better seed, except the No. 1 Sanford vs. No. 5 Appoquinimink boys’ game which will be hosted at St. Mark’s School at 7 p.m. […]

Cape Henlopen girls headed to semifinals

LEWES — With a trip to the semifinals on the line, the Cape Henlopen High girls basketball game delivered its best defensive performance of the season. The Vikings held Tatnall to an 11 percent shooting performance from the field. The Hornets only hit four field goals the entire game. It added up to a 56-21 […]

Hearn scores 1,000th as Cape girls defeat Charter 61-40 to reach state quarterfinals

LEWES — Cape Henlopen High’s primary goal was already achieved. And as the second ticked away, the Vikings looked to accomplish their second goal for Friday night. They were able to leave the gym with both boxes checked. Abbey Hearn scored her 1,000th career point in the final 30 seconds to highlight Cape Henlopen’s 61-40 […]

Local roundup: Cape Henlopen defeats Sussex Central in girls basketball

Abigail Hearn netted 27 points and five steals as Cape Henlopen High downed Sussex Central, 62-27, in Henlopen Conference Northern Division girls’ basketball on Thursday night. The Vikings (17-3 overall) finish a perfect 14-0 in the North and close the regular season on a 14-game winning streak. Dania Cannon collected 12 points, 12 steals and […]

Cape girls answer big challenge

Pat Woods admits he might have been a little nervous. But he wasn’t too worried about whether his Cape Henlopen High girls’ basketball players were ready to take on mighty Conrad last Friday night. The Vikings’ coach said his players were ready to play the game when they got to school in the morning. “As […]

Local roundup: Cape Henlopen girls defeat upstate power Conrad 58-53

Cape Henlopen High’s girls’ basketball team has proven itself to be one of the top teams in the Henlopen Conference over the last two seasons. But, on Friday night, the Vikings made a case for themselves being one of the top teams in the state, too. Cape Henlopen led most of the contest before toppling […]

Cape-Tech fight being investigated

Officials from both Cape Henlopen and Sussex Tech High are investigating an altercation that led to several boys’ basketball players being ejected from a game on Thursday night. Two players from each team were involved in the fight, which broke out midway through the third quarter of the Henlopen Conference Northern Division contest being played […]

Local roundup: Cape enjoys fast start, defeats host Dover 62-37

Cape Henlopen High took control early before posting a 62-37 victory over Dover in Henlopen Conference Northern Division girls’ basketball on Thursday night. The Vikings used a 24-6 run in the second quarter to open up a 44-16 halftime advantage. Dania Cannon had 19 points, Abigail Hearn netted 14 and Mehkia Applewhite added 12 points […]

Wrestling notebook: Viking grapplers riding big winning streak

In less than a week, the Cape Henlopen High wrestling team has added eight wins to its record. Seven of those eight victories came in a span of two days this past weekend. And the most recent win was highlighted by an individual accomplishment. The Vikings’ Andre Currie earned the 100th victory of his career […]

Local roundup: Four pins carry Cape grapplers past CR 40-29

Cape Henlopen High collected four pins before posting a 40-29 victory over Caesar Rodney in Henlopen Conference Northern Division wrestling on Wednesday night. The Vikings (1-1 North, 10-2 overall) won eight individual bouts in the victory, which beat the Riders for the first time since 2016. Winning by fall for Cape were Joshua Wright (113 […]