From the Sports Editor: Dover’s King never stopped learning

  Mike King had been on his share of basketball sidelines. But sitting on the bench in Caesar Rodney High’s gym was a whole lot different than sitting on the bench at the 60,000-seat Hoosier Dome. Still, the prospect of being with the Delaware men’s basketball squad for an NCAA Tournament game there in 1993 […]

Constables bring extra level of safety to Dover High

  DOVER — In 2016, Capital School District decided to hire three armed constables to be posted at Dover High School. Delaware has had a program allowing student resource officers — sworn police officers posted in schools — for about the last 20 years. The addition of armed constables at the individual districts’ discretion was […]

Delaware students join National Walkout to protest gun violence

DOVER — Students streamed from Dover High School on Wednesday morning, enduring whipping winds and a 30-degree temperature without complaint. About 450 classmates gathered at Senator Stadium to join tens of thousands nationwide seeking stricter gun laws they believe will quell violence and demanding their voices be heard. Just before the event began at 10:11 […]

A taste of success: Dover High culinary team wins title

DOVER — They tasted success, literally, early this month. Five Dover High classmates created and cooked a menu to win the sixth annual Delaware ProStart Student Invitational on March 2. Combining their culinary skills in a focused effort for an hour, Riley Maldonado, Alicia Dennin, Charles Logan Gibson, Nicole Mitchell and Athena Wolff concocted the […]

Dover High senior lauded for leadership

DOVER — At 18 years old, Dion Baker likely has a busier schedule than most grown adults. A senior at Dover High School, Dion plays three sports (cross country, track and field and swimming), is a member of the marching and concert bands, serves as a peer mentor for younger students at his school, and […]

Peace scores 5 TDs as Dover tops Polytech

DOVER — Javon Peace couldn’t wait to get his hands on the ball Friday night. “I was saying the whole night, if we get it first, I’m going to run it back,” said the Dover High running back. Sure enough, the Senators’ sophomore took the opening kickoff and sprinted 94 yards for a touchdown. But […]

Caesar Rodney, Dover Homecoming queens honored

Roundup: Dover ties Archmere in boys’ soccer

Humberto Monasterio’s goal in the 66th minute gave Dover High a 2-2 tie with Archmere in a nonconference boys’ soccer game on Saturday. The Senators (6-4-2) now own a six-game unbeaten streak. Jeffrey Martine added a goal and assist for Dover, which trailed 2-1 at halftime. St. Georges 4, Sussex Academy 0: The Hawks scored […]

Dover High honor student recognized for volunteerism

DOVER — “Time is of the essence” is a saying that doesn’t seem to resonate with Dover High School honor student and rising senior Nadeem Boggerty, as he always makes sure that he finds the time to go above and beyond to volunteer any way that he can. “You can’t always focus on yourself,” Nadeem […]

Dover High drumline rolling to Japan

DOVER — An unforgettable cultural experience awaits 13 members of the Dover High School Rolling Thunder drumline as they have their drums, sticks and cymbals packed and are all set to travel east today — Far East. Dover High band director Garrett George said he and the school’s drumline, as well as five chaperones — […]