Delmar toasts Homecoming with 35-0 romp over Lake Forest

DELMAR — Senior defensive tackle Masyn Lilly set the tone early in Delmar High’s 35-0 shutout victory over Lake Forest High Saturday afternoon before a festive Homecoming crowd. Lilly abruptly ended Lake’s opening drive by scooping up a fumble and returning it 53 yards the other way before being brought down at the goal line. […]

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It’s been three-plus seasons since any team in the Henlopen Northern Division beat Smyrna High in football. But Sussex Central has probably played the Eagles as tough as anybody. Tonight, Smyrna heads to Georgetown to put its 20-game North winning streak on the line against the Golden Knights, who have registered three straight shutouts. Here’s […]

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As the Henlopen Conference football season reaches the halfway point, here are the State News’ predictions for this weekend’s local high school and college games. Andy Walter, Delaware Stare News: 44-9 Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 45-8 Ben Heck, Milford Chronicle: 36-17 Glenn Frazer, Delaware Radio 105.9: 41-12 Matt Pencek, WBOC-TV: 41-12 Today’s high school […]

Local roundup: Delmar wins 14th straight with 48-0 victory over St. Elizabeth

Delmar High scored 34 first-half points en route to a 48-0 victory over St. Elizabeth in nonconference football at Baynard Stadium on Saturday night. The defending Division II state champion Wildcats are 3-0 and have won 14 games in a row. Delmar has now posted four shutouts in those last 14 games. In Saturday’s win, […]

Delmar field hockey downs Cape, extends win-streak to 30

LEWES — When the clock hit zero on the Delmar High field hockey squad’s 3-0 shutout of Cape Henlopen Thursday night, the Wildcats had recorded the program’s 30th consecutive win. “I don’t even think about it,” Delmar coach Jodi Hollamon said of the streak. “I bet you if you asked the players, they would not […]

Defending Division II state field hockey champion Delmar tops Lake Forest 5-0

FELTON — When defending Division II state champion Delmar High took the field Wednesday night to face Lake Forest, sophomore attack Morgan Bradford knew the Spartans would be looking for revenge. The Wildcats ousted Lake Forest in last year’s state semifinals. But it didn’t seem to faze Bradford and her Delmar teammates. Delmar came out […]

Local roundup: Defending Division II champion Delmar opens with 42-14 win over Cape Henlopen

Teshawn Dennard ran for a pair of touchdowns as defending Division II state champion Delmar High opened the season with a 42-14 victory over Cape Henlopen in football on Friday night. It was the 12th victory in a row dating back to last season for the Wildcats, who built a 28-0 lead by halftime. Quarterback […]

Delmar welcomes the heat as defending Division II state champion

DELMAR — As defending Division II football state champion, Delmar High coach Dave Hearn is anticipating his Wildcats will have a target on their backs as the regular season opens Friday night. “The target is a welcome one,” Hearn said. “That’s what I think everyone wants, because if you have that target on that means […]

Smyrna tops Delmar 10-5 in softball season opener

SMYRNA — The Smyrna High softball team was excited to finally begin its season. That showed in the first couple of innings. After days of bad weather, the Eagles opened up the year with a 10-5 victory over Delmar High on Monday afternoon. Smryna scored six runs in the first and added two more in […]

Delmar pair, Middletown’s Hurd honored by DSBA

  NEW CASTLE — Jodi Holloman grew up in a coaching family. Her dad, David Byrd, was the basketball coach at Pocomoke, Md. High and she has an aunt and uncle who coached, too. So Holloman, the field hockey coach at Delmar High, knows it’s both a demanding and a rewarding job. “I put a […]