After debate, IR approves alternate black basketball uniform

DAGSBORO — Tradition clashed with current trends as Indian River School District’s board of education was not unified in the approval of an additional Indian River High School boys’ basketball uniform, earmarked for a limited number of special events. By a 7-3 vote Monday, the IRSD board authorized through booster program support the purchase of […]

Indians capture Division II state soccer title

DOVER — Fueled by a dominant second half performance, Indian River High topped Newark Charter 2-1 to win the DIAA Division II boys soccer tournament on Saturday night at Dover Stadium. Sophomore Jordan Illian scored in the 68th minute to break a scoreless tie, then tallied another goal five minutes later to finally register the […]

Millsboro Middle School transitioning to total remote amid COVID quarantines

MILLSBORO – Effective Thursday, Dec. 10, Millsboro Middle School will temporarily transition to remote instruction for all students amid staff/student quarantine due to exposure to students and staff who recently tested positive for COVID-19. Indian River School District spokesman David Maull announced Wednesday the temporary shift to remote learning only from hybrid learning. Several students […]

Longtime IRSD board members honored

DAGSBORO — In attendance at Monday’s Indian River School District board of education meeting were Charles Bireley, Jim Fritz, James Hudson and Mark Steele. On this special occasion, they were seated in the Indian River High School auditorium, a stone’s throw from the stage where, several months ago, they sat as board of education members […]

IRSD school choice application period begins

SELBYVILLE — For several years, the Indian River School District has chosen the online route for school choice applications. The district recently announced it will continue to utilize the Data Service Center’s web-based Delaware Public and Charter School Choice Application for the 2021-22 school year. All IRSD school choice applications for 2021-22 must be submitted […]

Indian River seeks alumni worthy of school Hall of Fame

DAGSBORO — Wanted: Indian River High School graduates who exhibit great character, citizenship and leadership. The IR Hall of Fame selection committee is seeking to honor time-eligible alumni who have made outstanding achievements locally and around the world. The nomination period is now open for the 2020-21 IR Hall of Fame. A nominee must have […]

IRSD school choice application period begins

SELBYVILLE — For several years, the Indian River School District has chosen the online route for school choice applications. The district recently announced it will continue to utilize the Data Service Center’s web-based Delaware Public and Charter School Choice Application for the 2021-22 school year. All IRSD school choice applications for 2021-22 must be submitted […]

Local roundup: Indian River defeats Seaford in soccer 7-0

Indian River High netted five second-half goals to put away a 7-0 victory over Seaford in Henlopen Southern Division boys’ soccer on Wednesday. The win keeps the Indians (2-0 South, 5-0 overall) undefeated with five straight shutouts. Jordan Illian tallied a pair of goals for IR with Willem Lambertson (1 assist), Sergio Rivera-Mercado, Erick Aguilera […]

Roundup: Hall lifts IR past Polytech in OT

Sophomore Kinsley Hall scored three goals, including the game-winner in overtime, as Indian River High edged Polytech in field hockey on Tuesday afternoon. Tuesday was the first day that Henlopen Conference teams played games since last March because of the coronavirus pandemic. The fall season was originally delayed until early spring but was then moved […]

After getting to state finals, IR sets bar high again

DAGSBORO — Jodi Stone can look back five years and see the path that led her program here. In 2016, Indian River High’s field hockey team made the DIAA state tournament. In 2018, the Indians got to the state semifinals — and were the only team to score on Delmar all season. And last fall, […]