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 […]

Local roundup: Senators dominate host Cape 75-52 at Slam Dunk to the Beach

It didn’t take long for the Dover High boys’ basketball team to get back in the win column. The Senators defeated host Cape Henlopen High 75-52 on the final day of the Slam Dunk to the Beach tournament on Sunday night. Dover improved to 6-1 on the season. The Senators had a 26-game regular season […]

Cape girls top Padua 48-38 in Diamond State Classic finale

WILMINGTON — The Cape Henlopen High girls’ basketball team did not want to return from the Diamond State Classic without a victory. So Sunday’s third-place game against Padua Academy served as a chance at redemption after dropping a close contest Saturday night. “We as a team didn’t want to go home without a win,” said […]

Local roundup: Cape edges Lake Forest 50-49 in boys hoops

Cape Henlopen High held off Lake Forest High 50-49 in a boys’ basketball matchup on Thursday night. The Vikings moved to 2-2 overall with the win. The Spartans dropped to 1-3. Appoquinimink 80, Caesar Rodney 67: The Riders led 40-28 at halftime before Appoquinimink’s second half comeback dealt CR its first loss of the season. […]

Riders stay unbeaten with 71-60 win over Cape

LEWES — If the first few minutes were any indication, Caesar Rodney High’s offense was going to be difficult to keep away from the rim. The fast-paced Riders knocked down a pair of three-pointers in the first 45 seconds and had already jumped ahead by double digits in less than three minutes on their way […]

Roundup: Cape dominates CR 49-8 in girls’ basketball

Cape Henlopen High built a 30-point halftime lead before downing Caesar Rodney, 49-8, in Henlopen Conference Northern Division girls’ basketball on Thursday evening. The Vikings (3-0 North, 3-1 overall) limited the Riders to just two field goals in a contest in which they opened up a 34-4 halftime advantage. Cape’s Abbey Hearn, who sank four […]

Bucs erase early deficit for 43-29 dual meet victory over Cape

MILFORD — Six minutes doesn’t sound like a long time, until it comes time to step onto the wrestling mat. Milford High’s Marquis Gillis, in his first career varsity match, battled through exhaustion to pin his opponent with just over a minute remaining in the 182-pound match. The junior’s win was one of five consecutive […]