Roundup: Senators pick up North win

Dover High out-scored Milford by nine points in the second half to pull away to a 59-46 win over the Buccaneers in Henlopen North boys’ basketball on Tuesday evening. The Senators, who improve to 2-1, held a 30-26 halftime lead. Jaheim Harrell scored a team-high 16 points for Dover with Cameron Moore adding 12. Caesar […]

Local roundup: Deputy leads Rider girls by Dover 53-34

Stacey Deputy netted 20 points to pace Caesar Rodney High to a 53-34 win over Dover in Henlopen North girls’ basketball on Friday evening. The Riders, who out-scored the Senators, 15-7, in the fourth quarter, also got 11 points from Teri Bell as they improved to 2-0 in the North. CR went 20-of-30 from the […]

CR boys end two-season skid against Senators

CAMDEN — Caesar Rodney High has bigger goals than simply winning one basketball game. But the Riders also know that, to get to some of those bigger goals, they’d have to get past rival Dover. CR took care of that on Friday night, downing the young Senators, 63-51, in Henlopen Conference Northern Division boys’ basketball […]

Senators are looking for a new football coach

DOVER — Dover High has decided to part ways with head football coach Rudy Simonetti after five seasons. The Capital School District began advertising the position on Dec. 21. Dover is also looking for head coaches in field hockey and softball, along with football. The 37-year-old Simonetti, who will remain a history teacher at the […]

After tough ending, Senators ready for a new start

DOVER — As he talked, Stephen Wilson was multi-tasking. On one device, the Dover High boys’ basketball coach was watching former Senator Elijah Allen play for Wagner. And on another device, Wilson was watching Dover grad Eden Davis play for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. “There’s a lot of things they say we don’t do at Dover,” […]

After 30 years, Kimbro retiring as coach at Dover

DOVER — For almost as long as Denise Kimbro can remember, she wanted to be a coach. She even put it in her Sussex Central High yearbook. “To be as good a coach as Mrs. Sizemore,” Kimbro wrote when she graduated. Emily Sizemore was Kimbro’s coach with the Golden Knights. And, sure enough, Kimbro spent […]

Unified Flag Football: State champion Dover, CR happy they got to play for title

DOVER — Dover and Caesar Rodney High have met in countless athletic events. But they’ve never squared off in an official, two-team state championship before. That changed on Friday night, however, when the Senators and the Riders decided the DIAA Unified Flag Football state title. And, in the end, it was Dover that prevailed, out-scoring […]

Cape defeats Dover 28-16 for winning season

DOVER — Cape Henlopen High’s football program has been through some tough times over the past couple seasons. But Friday night was one of the moments that made it all seem worth it. By battling past Dover, 28-16, in their season finale, the Vikings guaranteed the program’s first winning season since 2016. After going a […]

Senators grab momentum to return to hockey semis

DOVER — Sports momentum is a very real thing. That’s why Dover High field hockey coach Denise Kimbro always tells her players that the two minutes following a goal are critical — whether you’re the team that scored or the one that got scored on. The Senators proved that point when they tallied second-quarter goals […]

Slow start dooms Dover in tourney

DOVER — Eric Riehl knows there’s no shame in losing to a program like Wilmington Charter. The Dover High volleyball coach just wishes the Senators could have played more like they’re capable of. Ninth-seeded Dover got off to too slow a start before falling to the No. 24 Force, 3-0, in the opening round of […]

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