Dover rallies past Woodbridge: Senators score 28 unanswered points for 35-21 ‘statement’ win

DOVER — Rudy Simonetti has been itching to celebrate a big win since he arrived at Dover High. That celebration commenced on Friday night. The Senators scored 28 unanswered points to rally for a 35-21 victory over Woodbridge High. Woodbridge, who won the Division II state title two years ago, had beaten Dover the past […]

Dover excited to have QB Magee healthy

DOVER — The Dover High football team’s 2017 season started off on the wrong foot and the Senators never really recovered. What a difference year makes — more precisely, what a difference a clean bill of health makes. After an injury-plagued 2-8 season, the Senators are healthy and are coming off a 42-14 victory in […]

Peace dashes 99 yards for touchdown to spark Dover’s 42-14 opening win over Archmere

CLAYMONT — It is impossible to run any farther than what Javon Peace did on the first touchdown of Dover High’s 2018 football campaign. Peace rushed for a 99-yard score, his first of two touchdowns, as the Senators won their season opener, 42-14, at Archmere Academy on Saturday afternoon. Dover had forced a fumble on […]

Healthy, experienced Dover looks to improve

DOVER — Rudy Simonetti didn’t want to use so many young players last season. But injuries didn’t leave the Dover High football coach with much of a choice. Now he hopes the silver lining is that he’s got a good nucleus of experienced players to build around this year. “Injuries forced us to be a […]

Anyanwu set to pave way for Dover

DOVER — Bradly Anyanwu isn’t just a young kid anymore. The senior is a veteran lineman who’s played in a lot of games for the Dover High football team over the last three seasons. That means Anyanwu has to worry about more than just himself this fall. “I’m a captain now so I keep the […]

Former Dover Senator Pack aims for success at Wesley

DOVER — The world, of course, can feel like a pretty complicated place at times. All Marcellus Pack knows is that everything in his world seems to fall into place when he’s on a football field. “When I’m playing football, that’s when everything is simple,” said the former Dover High running back. “That’s when everything […]

Longtime Senator adds another title: Turner new Dover High athletic director

DOVER — Kevin Turner has spent much of his life around Dover High. He’s been a student, coach, paraprofessional, teacher and administrator. As of Monday night, the 47-year-old added another job to that list — athletic director. The Capital School District board officially accepted the search committee’s recommendation to hire Turner as its new AD […]

Harris named wrestling coach at Smyrna: Dover coach, AD replaces Kurt Howell

SMYRNA — Jobs like the Smyrna high wrestling head coaching job don’t open up that often. Aaron Harris knew that. And Harris also knew what a career change would mean for him at this point in his life. But this was the perfect storm. Harris was officially named the new wrestling coach at Smyrna High […]

Player of Year Gelof heads All-State baseball team

Cape Henlopen High shortstop Zack Gelof doesn’t just want to get on base when he leads off the game. He wants to score. “If I get on first I’ll try to steal second and maybe third so they can hit me in,” Gelof said. “In the end I’m just trying to get on base for […]

Semifinal thriller: Cape nips Dover in 10 — down to last strike, Vikings rally for 6-5 win

WILMINGTON — As the sun set with the Wilmington skyline in the background, Dover High and Cape Henlopen High were close to entering the fourth hour in their battle to make the state championship. Finally in the 10th inning, the Senators forged ahead. But true to form of this game, the Vikings had one more […]