From the sports editor: Dover’s Allen is in rare territory

Elijah Allen and his Dover High boys’ basketball teammates are having themselves a pretty good winter. Allen has put up some big-time scoring numbers and the Senators are 13-1. After the senior guard put up 44 points in Dover’s comeback win over Cardinal O’Hara last Saturday, you had to wonder what the single-game scoring record […]

Senators take first lead with 40 seconds left, rally to top Eagles 76-69

SMYRNA — The deficit hovered around seven points for most of the night. It was high as 14 points one time, and low as a point another. But as long as there’s time left on the clock, the Dover High basketball team does not go away. “I never count our team out.” said Dover coach […]

Senators, Allen rally to shock Pa.’s O’Hara

WILMINGTON — For three quarters, it looked like Dover High’s boys’ basketball team was just going to have to chalk this one up to experience. It’s not that the Senators were playing poorly. Philadelphia’s Cardinal O’Hara, though, is considered one of the top teams in Pennsylvania this year. And the Lions did hold a 16-point […]

Rider wrestlers defeat rival Senators 46-22

CAMDEN — Wednesday night was a chance for the Caesar Rodney High wrestling team to get back in the win column. The Riders did not waste the opportunity. Caesar Rodney snapped a three-match skid with a 46-22 victory against Dover High in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division matchup. The Riders improved to 2-3 overall and […]

Allen’s career night leads Dover against Caesar Rodney

DOVER — Elijah Allen admits it didn’t start out as a very smooth-looking play. The Dover High guard was bringing the ball up quickly just before the end of the first half but he momentarily lost control of it. “I lost it and I couldn’t find it,” Allen said with a smile. “Then I looked […]

Dover girls off to 6-0 start

DOVER — It’s not like 10-10 is a bad record. But for the Dover High girls’ basketball team, 10-10 just hasn’t been good enough. Finishing with that .500 record over the past two seasons has left the Senators outside of the DIAA state tournament looking in. What’s even more frustrating for third-year coach Jahi Davenport […]

Local roundup: Senators dominate host Cape 75-52 at Slam Dunk to the Beach

It didn’t take long for the Dover High boys’ basketball team to get back in the win column. The Senators defeated host Cape Henlopen High 75-52 on the final day of the Slam Dunk to the Beach tournament on Sunday night. Dover improved to 6-1 on the season. The Senators had a 26-game regular season […]

Dover boys fall at Slam Dunk, snap regular season winning streak

LEWES — Losses have not happened often over the last couple of seasons at Dover High for its boys’ basketball team. A disjointed fourth quarter dealt the Senators one of those rare losses on Saturday. Eleanor Roosevelt of Maryland rallied for a 56-51 victory against the Senators at Cape Henlopen on the second day of […]

From the sports editor: Senators have more tests to pass

DOVER — It won’t be the end of the world if the Dover High’s boys’ basketball team loses a game. Then again, coach Stephen Wilson isn’t conceding anything. Yes, Wilson likes the test the Senators are going to get with a tough post-Christmas schedule. But he said Dover’s biggest goal is to get some more […]

Local roundup: Sussex Tech wrestlers defeat Dover 45-25

Sussex Tech earned bonus points in seven of eight match victories to defeat Dover High 45-25 in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division dual meet at Dover on Wednesday night. The Ravens were led by a pair of pins by Chase Flood (138 pounds) and Josh Negron (195). Hunter Ruff (113) won via injury default while […]

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