Milford spoils Cape’s homecoming with 38-0 shutout

LEWES — Five Milford High players found the end zone in Friday night’s 38-0 shutout of Cape Henlopen High. “We have a lot of weapons and we showcased them tonight,” said Milford coach Shaun Strickland. “I’m just really proud of the way we responded after last week.” The Bucs (4-3), coming off a 34-7 defeat […]

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There’s a lot riding on Smyrna High’s big homecoming showdown with Dover tonight. Both teams are fighting for an at-large berth in the DIAA Division I state tournament. Here’s our picks for all the Henlopen Conference and local college football games: Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 60-14 Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 62-12 Ben Heck, […]

CR enjoys true homecoming win, beats Cape 29-9 on new field

CAMDEN — Caesar Rodney High School administrators and staff celebrated the opening of the new artificial playing field at Rider Stadium by cutting a long bright-yellow ribbon with dozens of scissors. Not long after, buoyed by a strong rushing attack and a rock-solid defense, the Riders christened their new digs with a 29-9 triumph over […]

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It’s been three-plus seasons since any team in the Henlopen Northern Division beat Smyrna High in football. But Sussex Central has probably played the Eagles as tough as anybody. Tonight, Smyrna heads to Georgetown to put its 20-game North winning streak on the line against the Golden Knights, who have registered three straight shutouts. Here’s […]

Cape Henlopen field hockey edges Polytech 1-0

WOODSIDE — Sometimes all it takes is one. That was certainly the case for Cape Henlopen High’s field hockey team on Thursday night as the Vikings earned a big 1-0 Henlopen North win over Polytech. Freshman Ella Rishko scored the game-winner with only 4:37 to play in the game. “On that goal, I hit it […]

Local roundup: Cape Henlopen shuts out Lake Forest 3-0 at field hockey Turf Bowl

Cape Henlopen High held Lake Forest without a shot in blanking the Spartans, 3-0, in a Henlopen Conference field hockey game on Saturday. The contest was played at the University of Delaware’s Rullo Stadium as part of the annual Turf Bowl event. Alia Marshall (1 assist) scored a first-half goal for Cape with Noelle Sabbagh […]

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As the Henlopen Conference football season reaches the halfway point, here are the State News’ predictions for this weekend’s local high school and college games. Andy Walter, Delaware Stare News: 44-9 Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 45-8 Ben Heck, Milford Chronicle: 36-17 Glenn Frazer, Delaware Radio 105.9: 41-12 Matt Pencek, WBOC-TV: 41-12 Today’s high school […]

Big 2nd half carries Cape hockey team over Sussex Tech 5-0

GEORGETOWN — The Cape Henlopen High field hockey team used four second-half goals to cruise past Sussex Tech, 5-0, in Tuesday afternoon’s Henlopen North game. A day after celebrating her 16th birthday, junior Cameron Smith paced the Vikings’ offense by scoring two of the team’s five goals. “We’re a great team offensively and defensively, so […]

Local roundup: Cape Henlopen improves to 7-0 in boys soccer with 6th shutout in row

Cape Henlopen High scored twice in the second half four minutes apart to put away its 3-0 victory over Gunston, Md. in nonconference boys’ soccer on Friday night. The win in the game played at Washington College kept the Vikings unbeaten at 7-0. It was also Cape’s sixth-straight shutout. Nathan Loucks, Benjamin Creatore and Christopher […]

Local roundup: Marshall scores twice as Cape field hockey team wins 4-0

Alia Marshall tallied a pair of first-half goals to pace Cape Henlopen High to a 4-0 victory over Our Lady of Good Counsel, Md. in nonconference field hockey on Saturday. Amanda Sponaugle and Taylor Smith also scored for Cape (3-1), which led 3-0 at halftime. The Vikings finished with 28 shots and 26 corners while […]