Dover nipped by Padua 1-0 in OT in D-I hockey semifinals

NEWARK — The Dover High field hockey team again found itself in overtime, trying to keep its season alive. But this time the ball would not go into the cage. The Senators’ Division I DIAA state tournament run came to an end with a 1-0 overtime loss to Padua Academy on Thursday at Rullo Stadium […]

Field hockey semifinals moved to Thursday

Both Division I field hockey state semifinals scheduled for Tuesday afternoon were postponed due to weather. The Cape Henlopen vs. Polytech and Dover vs. Padua matchups will each be played on Thursday at 4 p.m. Cape Henlopen and Polytech will still be played at Sussex Academy. The Dover-Padua contest, originally scheduled for at Delaware Military […]

Young Dover team set for field hockey semifinals

DOVER — Dover High’s field hockey players thought they were going to hit the ground running this year. Then the Senators stumbled right out of the gate. One-goal losses to Lake Forest and Indian River left Dover 0-2 for the second straight season. “It woke us up for sure,” said sophomore Superia Clark. “It kind […]

Dover routs rival CR 54-22, hopes for D-I tournament bid

CAMDEN — With their state tournament lives on the line, Dover High’s football players knew all they could do was win the game in front of them. So that’s what they did. The Senators reeled off 27 first-quarter points and never looked back, cruising to a 54-22 victory over Caesar Rodney on Friday night in […]

Senators in tourney hunt but rival CR aims to spoil their chances

DOVER — A month ago, Dover High’s state tournament dreams were all but dead. But three straight victories have brought them back to life. Now, perhaps the only thing that stands in the Senators’ football playoff path is rival Caesar Rodney. The Senators (4-2 Henlopen North, 5-4 overall) and Riders (3-3 North, 3-6 overall) square […]

Senators win 2-overtime thriller in D-I field hockey tournament

WILMINGTON — As the game headed into double overtime, the Dover High field hockey team had a decision to make. The Senators were going to have to play the first four minutes down a player due to an infraction. Coach Denise Kimbro asked the Senators what they wanted to do. Defend and try to kill […]

Dover forces late fumble, tops Sussex Central 28-21 in North showdown

DOVER — The feeling of deja vu was palpable. The same two teams squared off in the same kind of down-to-the-wire nail-biter. Even the deciding sequence played out on basically the same stretch of Dover High artificial turf. Only this time, when it finally ended, it was Dover’s players who could happily run to each […]

Senators hope to keep momentum up after overtime thriller

DOVER — When the ball settled into Akil Garrett’s arms, the game was officially over. The Dover High senior wanted to keep playing though. He was thinking touchdown. “I was like, ‘Take it to the crib,’” Garrett laughed. But when Garrett intercepted a pass last Friday against Sussex Tech in double overtime it didn’t mean […]

Caravel edges Dover in volleyball first round

WILMINGTON – Though Dover High’s season ended with a loss, the girls didn’t go down without a fight. Caravel Academy eventually pulled away with the 3-1 victory over the 16th-seeded Senators in DIAA state tournament first round volleyball action at Delaware Military Academy Thursday night. “They’re just fighters. All season, I feel like everyone has […]

Local roundup: Senators post 4th soccer shutout 2-0 over Woodbridge

Dover High tallied a goal in each half to down Woodbridge, 2-0, in boys’ soccer on Tuesday night. It was the fourth shutout of the season for the Senators (5-7-2), who close their schedule by hosting Caravel on Thursday night. Dover is 4-2-2 in its last eight games with two one-goal losses. The Blue Raiders […]

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