Vikings seeking Division I field hockey three-peat

LEWES – It’s a familiar spot for Kate Austin. After capturing last year’s Division I field hockey state title, the Cape Henlopen High coach lost a strong group of eight seniors heading into this season. Seven of those eight girls are now playing in college. It was just a year ago that the Vikings found […]

Vikings seek to build upon Maull’s first season as coach

LEWES — This offseason has made all the difference for Cape Henlopen High. Following last season’s one-win season, rising senior Joseph Kirby and incoming junior Jaden Davis felt a difference between last offseason and this offseason as the Vikings enter their second season under football coach J.D. Maull. Maull, a 1997 Cape graduate, took over […]

Thompson excited for challenge as new Cape hoop coach

LEWES — It’s always bigger than basketball. That’s just one of the many messages newly-hired Cape Henlopen High coach Shemik Thompson wants his players to learn as he takes over the reins of the boys’ basketball program at his alma mater this year. The Thompson hire was officially approved during the June 11 Cape Henlopen […]

Blue-Gold game a tradition for Tkach family

NEWARK — When Mike Tkach took an assistant coaching job at Cape Henlopen High several years ago, Patrick Tkach had a choice to make. He could either stay at Caesar Rodney High for his last two years of high school, or he could follow his father down to Cape. He chose the latter. After spending […]

Cape Henlopen breaks Sals’ hold on state lacrosse crown

CAMDEN — State titles aren’t captured in one, single game, of course. Cape Henlopen High’s boys’ lacrosse players put in years of hard work and sacrifice to earn the right to lift a state championship trophy on Thursday night. The top-seeded Vikings’ crowning moment was a hard-earned 12-10 victory over No. 3 Salesianum in the […]

Cape seeks to end Sallies’ boys lacrosse state title streak

LEWES — Cape Henlopen High already ended one of Salesianum School’s streaks earlier this season. The top-seeded Vikings have set their sights on ending another one in tonight’s boys’ lacrosse state title game. When the Cape boys defeated Salesianum, 12-8, on April 12 at Wesley College, it ended the program’s 31-game in-state win streak (including […]

Appoquinimink nips Cape Henlopen 4-3 in state baseball semifinals

WILMINGTON — Cape Henlopen High held a lead for more than 24 hours. Appoquinimink High only led for two innings, but it was all the Jaguars needed. Appoquinimink, the top seed, scored twice in the bottom of the fifth for a 4-3 victory over Cape Henlopen in the DIAA baseball state tournament semifinals on Friday […]

Local roundup: Stormy weather wipes out tournament games

WILMINGTON — Severe weather has once again forced changes to the DIAA state tournament schedules. Both semifinal baseball games and the lone boys’ lacrosse contest that were scheduled for Thursday were postponed. The first baseball game at Wilmington’s Frawley Stadium Thursday between No. 12 seed Cape Henlopen High and top-seeded Appoquinimink was able to get […]

Lightning sparks Cape to 16-9 boys lacrosse semifinal win over Archmere

BEAR — Lightning forced the Cape Henlopen High boys’ lacrosse team off the field before the skies opened up and kept the Vikings in the locker room for another hour and a half. Truthfully, Cape Henlopen didn’t mind the break. The Vikings were only up a goal but then rallied for seven unanswered after the […]

Defending champion Cape Henlopen in baseball semifinals: No. 12 Vikings shock No. 4 Senators 3-1

DOVER — Last year was Cape Henlopen High’s year. With a nucleus of talented seniors, the Vikings captured the school’s first DIAA baseball state title. But somebody forgot to tell Cape’s current players that this is only supposed to be a rebuilding season. The 12th-seeded Vikings earned a return trip to the state semifinals after […]

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