Cape girls open with 68-44 win over Polytech

WOODSIDE — The Cape Henlopen High girls’ basketball team wanted to get out and run for its season opener. The Vikings raced all the way to a 20-point lead before the first quarter was over. Cape Henlopen began its season with a 68-44 victory at Polytech High in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division matchup. The […]

Cape nabs D-I field hockey three-peat with 2-0 shutout of Padua

GEORGETOWN — Anna Stancofski still remembers when her team lost a heartbreaking 2-0 shutout to Tower Hill High in the quarterfinals to end her freshman campaign in 2016. The Cape Henlopen High senior defender made sure her teammates didn’t have to feel that pain again. Cape nabbed its third consecutive DIAA Division I field hockey […]

Cape edges Polytech 1-0 in semifinals, seeks D-I hockey three-peat

GEORGETOWN — Samantha Connors has played in big games before. It’s not a new concept for the Cape Henlopen High sophomore, but she certainly waited for the perfect opportunity to score her first DIAA state tournament goal. Connors’ first half score Thursday night sent the top-seeded Vikings past Polytech High, 1-0, in the Division I […]

Local roundup: Top seed Cape Henlopen advances in D-I hockey tourney

Cape Henlopen High scored five goals in the first half to down Wilmington Charter 5-0 in the quarterfinals of the DIAA Division I field hockey tournament on Thursday afternoon. The Vikings, the tournament’s top seed, moved onto the semifinals where they will play No. 4 Polytech on Tuesday. Cameron Smith had a goal and two […]

Smyrna crushes Cape 54-14, finishes unbeaten atop North

SMYRNA — The Smyrna High football team is perched atop the Henlopen Conference Northern Division once again. After some rest, the Eagles will get back to work on trying to get back to the top of the entire state. Smyrna celebrated senior night by finishing unbeaten in Henlopen North play thanks to a 54-14 victory […]

Local roundup: Cape Henlopen, Delmar earn top seeds in hockey tourneys

Cape Henlopen and Delmar High will both begin their roads toward state titles as the No. 1 seeds in the brackets for the DIAA Division I and II field hockey state tournaments that were determined on Friday. Seven Henlopen Conference teams are among the 20 squads who made the two state tourney fields. The Division […]

Cape Henlopen volleyball team no longer satisfied with just making tournament

LEWES — The standard has been set for Cape Henlopen High’s volleyball program. Just a year ago, Cape had earned its first DIAA volleyball state tournament victory. The Vikings’ first-round tourney win over Dover High, in five sets, brought new expectations for the program. So, although Cape’s 9-6 campaign this season marks the team’s fifth […]

Local roundup: Davis leads Cape Henlopen to 34-18 North victory over Polytech

Cape Henlopen High defeated Polytech 34-18 in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division contest on Friday night in Lewes. Jaden Davis returned a kick for a touchdown, caught a touchdown and ran for another score to lead the Vikings. Cape Henlopen improved to 2-6 overall and 2-3 in the Henlopen North. Delmar 41, Seaford 0: Jacob […]

Cape Henlopen edges Dover, stays alive in North volleyball race

LEWES – It was a turning point for Cape Henlopen High. Down by one set, and trailing 20-16 in the second set, the Vikings battled back by scoring nine of the next 14 points to tie the score, 25-25. Needing to win by two, the Vikings went on to win the back-and-forth marathon set by […]

Caesar Rodney erases early deficit, nips Cape Henlopen 31-28

LEWES — It took a few adjustments, but once the Caesar Rodney High ground game got going, it was difficult to slow down. The Riders used a strong second-half performance to erase an early double-digit deficit and come away with a 31-28 road victory over Cape Henlopen High Friday night. It marks CR’s second consecutive […]