Dover boys earn No. 2 seed as basketball brackets are announced

DOVER – Unbeaten Dover High earned the No. 2 seed in the DIAA boys’ basketball state tournament bracket that was announced this afternoon. No. 4 Caesar Rodney also earned a first-round bye when the 24-team tourney gets underway on Tuesday. A total of eight downstate schools made the bracket. Sanford is the No. 1 seed. […]

Cape’s Caruso eyes second state championship

LEWES — Anthony Caruso is a three-time state finalist and one-time state champion. This weekend, the senior Cape Henlopen High wrestler is looking to bookend his high school career with another individual state title on his home mat at the DIAA Individual state championships. “This is his last hurrah,” said Cape coach Chris Mattioni. “He’s […]

Senators finish perfect in North: Unbeaten Dover tops Cape Henlopen 58-44

DOVER — Things did not start the way the Dover High boys’ basketball team would have liked on Tuesday night. The Senators did not score until there was 3:21 left in the first quarter. Dover also substituted all five of its starters at once two minutes into the contest. Still, unbeaten Dover kept up its […]

Local roundup: Cape girls defeat Dover to clinch Henlopen North crown

Cape Henlopen High clinched the Henlopen Northern Division title with a 67-44 victory over Dover in girls’ basketball on Tuesday night. The Vikings (15-3) finish 10-2 in the North, one game ahead of Sussex Central, who they split their two games with. Cape will face South champion Woodbridge in the Henlopen Conference championship game on […]

Local roundup: Cape girls, Sussex Tech boys win Henlopen swim titles

Cape Henlopen High and Sussex Tech took the girls’ and boys’ team titles, respectively, as the Henlopen Conference swimming championships were held at Sussex Academy on Saturday. Individually, Caesar Rodney swept the two Outstanding Swimmer awards as Danielle Stewart won it on the girls’ side and Nick Hartmann won it for the boys. Stewart broke […]

Cape Henlopen girls shut down Lake Forest 61-29

FELTON — Strong defense and a balanced scoring attack has been a point of emphasis for coach Pat Woods and his Cape Henlopen High girls’ basketball team all season. Tuesday night’s road contest at Lake Forest High was no exception. Cape defeated Lake Forest, 61-29, to improve to 13-3. All eight players scored at least […]

Local roundup: Cape wins last 7 matches, defeats St. Georges 49-20

Cape Henlopen High won the last seven individual matches in posting a 49-20 victory over St. Georges in wrestling on Monday evening. The Vikings (16-3) started the match with a pair of pins and ended it with three more. The fastest of those falls came from Royuan Jones (170 pounds) in 1:16. Cape’s other pins […]

Wrestling notebook: Henlopen North title within reach for Cape wrestlers

A lot of things have gone Cape Henlopen High’s way on the wrestling mat this season. With just over a week until the DIAA state dual meet championships Feb. 9, the Vikings sit at 15-3 and find themselves in position to solidify their spot in the Division I bracket. There’s also a chance the Vikings […]

Milford wrestlers pick up 42-19 dual meet win over Vikings

LEWES — Jordan Passwaters started it, Trent Grant and Jack Thode finished it. The visiting Milford High wrestling squad picked up a 42-19 dual meet win over host Cape Henlopen High Wednesday night, using a trio of pins from Passwaters, Grant and Thode to cement the late-season, 23-point win. “Cape has a real nice team, […]

Cape Henlopen girls gain revenge, top Sussex Central 52-29

LEWES — After winning 10 games all last season, the Cape Henlopen High girls’ basketball team matched that total Friday night and took command of the Henlopen North with a decisive 52-29 victory over visiting Sussex Central High. The Henlopen North win avenged Cape’s hard-fought 43-40 loss to the Golden Knights in Georgetown on Dec. […]