Roundup: Delmar blanks IR 21-0

Delmar High blanked Indian River, 21-0, in Henlopen Conference Southern Division football on Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats, who were playing their first game in two weeks, are now 2-0 in the South, 3-1 overall. Delmar ends the regular season next Friday with a Henlopen South contest at Laurel. The Indians (1-3 South, 3-3 overall) close […]

High school football: CR happy to get by Wildcats

As far as anyone around the Caesar Rodney High football program can remember, this was the first time that the Riders faced Delmar in football. So that gave Friday night’s matchup between CR and the Wildcats something of an historic feel. And the last thing coach Dan Candeloro expected the Riders to do was take […]

Local roundup: QB Woodlin leads Riders to 26-6 victory over Delmar

Quarterback Tremere Woodlin threw for a touchdown and rushed for another as Caesar Rodney High downed Delmar, 26-6, in football on Friday night to remain unbeaten at 3-0. Deontre Cale caught a touchdown pass for the Riders while Brock Conner and Julian Harris added rushing touchdowns. Trent Kemp provided Delmar’s only score on a nine-yard […]

Delmar makes it five in a row over Cape

Officially, it’s just another game on the schedule. But given the two programs’ stature right now, it’s not difficult to argue that the winner of the annual Delmar-Cape Henlopen High field hockey showdown can be considered the best team in the state. For the fourth straight year, that team is Delmar. The defending Division II […]

Henlopen South football preview: Woodbridge looking to continue run

The Henlopen Southern Division has a long tradition of turning out some of the top small-school football teams in the state. All six current members of the division have won a DIAA Division II state crown. That’s a trend the Henlopen South would love to continue, even in the condensed season that starts on Friday […]

High school sports notebook: Delmar’s field hockey streak to be put to the test

Like most coaches, Jodi Hollamon is a self-described control freak. And, also like most coaches, she’s had to throw that personality trait out the window lately. The Delmar High field hockey coach said there’s just too much unpredictability with sports in the midst of a pandemic. Hollamon knows that a COVID-19 outbreak here or there […]

Local college notebook: Leatherbury keeping his NFL hopes alive

If Shane Leatherbury was a quitter, he had his chances to give up on football way before now. The former Delmar High standout went to a pair of junior colleges before finally walking on at Towson. So the fact that the coronavirus epidemic has thrown a major obstacle in front of him isn’t going to […]

Howard nabs spot in D-II finals with 50-29 win over Delmar

DELMAR — It was a familiar position for Delmar High. After falling into an early 22-0 hole in the opening quarter, the Wildcats started clicking on both sides of the ball. Trailing by three scores, the second-seeded Wildcats responded with three touchdowns over the next 12 minutes to cut into the lead. Although they pulled […]

Plenty of rematches on tap in football semifinals

Every team wants to be playing better by the end of the season than it was at the beginning. Smyrna High’s football team just seems to be especially good at it lately. In both 2015 and ‘17, the Eagles avenged early-season losses with wins in the state tournament. That will be Smyrna’s goal again today […]

Delmar wins 4th straight field hockey state title with 6-3 win over Indian River

GEORGETOWN — Mya Kemp and Morgan Fletcher served as seventh-grade ball girls for the Delmar High field hockey team. At the time, the two girls thought just going to the games was the greatest feeling ever. Now seniors, Kemp and Fletcher helped the top-seeded Wildcats earn a 6-3 win over Indian River High at Sussex […]