Cape’s Marshall, Delmar’s Carr top all-state field hockey team

Cape Henlopen High’s Alia Marshall (Division I) and Delmar’s Ashlyn Carr (Division II) were named the state’s Players of the Year as the All-State Field Hockey team was announced on Wednesday. State champion Cape Henlopen had four players named to the first team in Division I while state champion Delmar had six players selected to […]

Cape tops Padua 5-0 for Division I title and 9th field hockey crown

NEWARK — Cape Henlopen High’s field hockey team had just blanked Padua two weeks ago. But that didn’t mean the Vikings were going to take the Pandas lightly in the rematch — not with a state title on the line. Top-seeded Cape picked right up where it left off, downing No. 2 Padua, 5-0, to […]

Smith’s two-goal game leads Cape Henlopen to Division I field hockey final

NEWARK — Every time the Cape Henlopen High field hockey team takes the field, the Vikings’ offensive unit’s primary objective is to score a goal within the first five minutes. The Vikings were unable to put one on the scoreboard within the first five minutes of Tuesday night’s Division I field hockey state semifinal showdown […]

William Penn leaves sour taste in Cape’s mouth 4-1

MILFORD — Cape Henlopen High School boys soccer coach Patrick Kilby said he hopes his Vikings players left with the same bitter taste in their mouths as he had following a 4-1 defeat to William Penn in the quarterfinals of the DIAA Division I state boys’ soccer tournament on Saturday night. The game turned chippy […]

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The Henlopen Conference football regular season reaches the finishes line tonight. There’s rivalries, state tournament seeding and a division title all on the line. Here’s our predictions for the local high school as well as college games being played this weekend: Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 83-24 Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 84-23 Ben Heck, […]

Top seed Cape blanks Smyrna 2-0 in Division I field hockey quarterfinals

LEWES — When Cape Henlopen High took the field against Smyrna High in Thursday’s Division I field hockey quarterfinals, the Vikings knew the Eagles’ defensive unit would be ready for their high-powered offensive attack. And they were. After a scoreless 20 minutes to begin the game, it took an in-game adjustment for Cape senior midfielder […]

Senators roll past Cape 51-7: Peace rushes for 205 yards and 3 TDs as 8-1 Dover eyes rival CR next week

DOVER — Friday was another good night to be a Dover High football player. By halftime, they were up by 37. Before long, the Senators had dispatched Cape Henlopen, 51-7, in a rainy Henlopen North matchup. The one-sided victory leaves Dover (4-1 North) with an 8-1 overall record going into next Friday’s regular season-ending showdown […]

Cape, Delmar earn top seeds in field hockey state tourneys

Cape Henlopen and Delmar High were both named the top seeds as the fields for the DIAA Division I and II field hockey tournaments were announced on Friday. A total of seven Henlopen Conference teams made the two brackets – four in Division I and three in Division II. With all four downstate squads on […]

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It’s week nine of the high school football season and again weather could be an issue with a few schools moving up the starting  time of their games to try to avoid the forecast storm. Here’s our predictions for this weekend’s local high school and college football games: Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 73-22 Tim […]

Cape Henlopen tops Dover for school’s first volleyball state tournament victory

CAMDEN — The Cape Henlopen High volleyball program took a big leap forward on Thursday night. The Vikings won a DIAA state tournament game for the first time in school history. Sixteenth-seeded Cape Henlopen edged No. 17 Dover High 3-2 in a thrilling five-set contest to advance out of the first round at Caesar Rodney […]