Sophomore Kimbrough-Roach scores 30 to lead Lake Forest boys past Delmar

FELTON — Kaheim Kimbrough-Roach was firing on all cylinders Thursday night. The Lake Forest High sophomore forward dropped a career-high 30 points and was a force under the basket both offensively and defensively as the Spartans rolled to a 75-52 win over Delmar High. “I thought he was outstanding,” said Lake coach Michael Starkey. “I […]

Cape’s Marshall, Delmar’s Carr top all-state field hockey team

Cape Henlopen High’s Alia Marshall (Division I) and Delmar’s Ashlyn Carr (Division II) were named the state’s Players of the Year as the All-State Field Hockey team was announced on Wednesday. State champion Cape Henlopen had four players named to the first team in Division I while state champion Delmar had six players selected to […]

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Both of tonight’s DIAA football semifinal matchups are rematches of showdowns that decided the Henlopen Conference division titles. This times, though, the stakes are higher, with berths in the Division I and II state title games on the line for Sussex Central and Dover as well as Woodbridge and Dover. Here’s our predictions for this […]

Tourney QB: Delmar’s Trader shines again during Division II playoffs

DELMAR — History has repeated itself at Delmar High eerily enough. For the second year in a row, injuries have made Dante Trader the starting quarterback for the postseason. And the defending Division II champions would have no problem if this year followed the same script as 2017 did. Trader quarterbacked the sixth-seeded Wildcats into […]

Delmar ousts Archmere in D-II tournament opener, Woodbridge rematch next

CLAYMONT — The longest possible drive in the state from high school to high school was no match for the Delmar High football team. The Wildcats earned a road victory, 38-10, over third-seeded Archmere Academy in the first round of the DIAA Division II football state tournament on Saturday afternoon. The six-seeded Wildcats will have […]

Three-peat: Delmar blanks Caravel 5-0 for Division II field hockey championship

NEWARK — Delmar High’s field hockey team wasn’t perfect this fall. The Wildcats did allow one goal, after all. Other than that, however, top-seeded Delmar didn’t do much wrong all season as it made it three state championships in a row with a commanding 5-0 victory over No. 2 Caravel in the DIAA Division II […]

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There’s only a handful of local football games on the schedule this week, but all of them are big ones – especially with the start of the DIAA Division I and II state tournaments. Here’s the State News’ predictions for the local high school and college football games: Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 86-29 Tim […]

Wildcats blank Spartans in field hockey semifinals

NEWARK — A pair of goals from junior Mya Kemp paced the Delmar High offense in Wednesday afternoon’s 4-0 Division II field hockey semifinal win over Lake Forest High at University of Delaware’s Fred P. Rullo Stadium. The semifinal win sets the top-seeded Wildcats (17-0) up in Friday’s state championship game against second-seeded Caravel Academy […]

Dover earns bye, four Henlopen Conference teams make football tournaments

Four downstate teams made the DIAA football state tournament brackets that were announced on Sunday morning. Dover High (9-1) earned the second seed in Division I by the tourney point system and has a first-round bye. Henlopen North champion Sussex Central also made the six-team tournament as the third seed. The Golden Knights (9-1) will […]

Blue Raiders capture South, end Delmar’s win streak 25-0

BRIDGEVILLE — As if the Woodbridge High football field wasn’t muddy enough, the Blue Raiders celebrated the end of the game by spraying water bottles all over. Richard Massey scored three touchdowns and the Woodbridge defense shut out Delmar High 25-0 on Friday night. With the win, the Blue Raiders claimed the Henlopen Conference Southern […]