Lake Forest, Milford lead Gold team in 8-7 victory

DOVER — Usually the Lake Forest High and Milford High softball teams are battling it out in one of the biggest rivalries in the state when they’re on a field together. But the Spartans and Buccaneers teamed up on Wednesday. Lake Forest and Milford each played a huge part as the Gold team defeated the […]

Smyrna nips Lake Forest 3-1 to reach softball state semifinals

SMYRNA — A pair of first-inning runs for Smyrna High was all it would take for the Eagles to earn a trip to the state semifinals. Senior starting pitcher Jessica Anderson’s 5.1 innings of four-hit ball and an all-around solid defensive effort led No. 2 Smyrna to a 3-1 victory over No. 10 Lake Forest […]

Local roundup: Lake Forest tops Smyrna 6-3 in baseball, CR blanks Dover in soccer

Lake Forest High scored three runs in the fourth inning to open up a five-run lead before holding on for a 6-3 victory over Smyrna in Henlopen Conference baseball on Thursday afternoon. Pitcher Wade Brooks earned the win with Cameron Beulah contributing two hits, including an RBI double. Gabe Martin, Johnny Forrest, and Seth Parker […]

Local roundup: Lake Forest tops Delmar in softball, Polytech wins in baseball

Lake Forest High finished with 18 hits in posting a 9-5 victory over Delmar in Henlopen Conference softball on Tuesday afternoon. The Spartans led 8-1 after scoring four runs in the fourth inning. Kayla Thompson had a double and homerun with Katie Stahre earning the win. Autumn Boothe homered for the Wildcats in a contest […]

Roundup: Fullerton leads Lake over Sussex Central 15-4 in lax

Kaidan Fullerton’s five goals paced the Lake Forest High boys’ lacrosse team to a 15-4 victory over Sussex Central High on Saturday afternoon. Kade Collins and Carter Kenton each had a hat-trick for the Spartans. Kurt Moyer scored twice while Reese Yost and Joshua Kennedy also scored a goal. Lake Forest improved to 8-3 on […]

Local roundup: Lake Forest falls to Del. Military in 12-inning softball game

Lake Forest High and Delaware Military went 12 innings before the Seahawks finally posted a 4-3 victory in a nonconference softball showdown on Saturday afternoon. Katie Stahre pitched a five-hitter with 16 strikeouts for the Spartans (2-1). The contest went into extra innings tied at 1-1 after each team scored a first-inning run. Lake Forest’s […]

Local roundup: Dover nips Lake 4-3 in 10-inning baseball opener; Milford edges CR in softball

Sam Courtney singled home Andrew Carney with the winning run in the top of the 10th inning as Dover High edged Lake Forest, 4-3, in a season-opening Henlopen Conference baseball game on Monday afternoon. Dominic Velazquez pitched the last five innings to earn the win while Chris Dabney’s pinch-hit, two-run single gave the Senators a […]

Local roundup: CR, Lake Forest win girls soccer openers

Jessie Prillaman’s goal in the 54th minute was the difference as the Caesar Rodney High girls’ soccer team opened its season with a 1-0 victory against Newark Charter in a nonconference contest Saturday afternoon. Morgan Desaulniers made four saves to record the shutout. Macy Ramsey assisted on the game-winning goal. Lake Forest 7, Milford 0: […]

Lake’s Hoskins puts his life back on track: Blue-Gold game caps comeback for once-promising young basketball standout

DOVER — Thomas Hoskins knows nobody would have predicted any of this just two years ago. And he doesn’t blame them. A promising young player at Dover High, Hoskins saw both his basketball and academic careers seem to come to an end when he disappeared from the courts in 2016, midway through his sophomore season. […]

Spartans roll past Christiana in state tournament first round

FELTON — It’s been quite a while since the Lake Forest Spartans basketball program has been in the win column during the state tournament. Following Tuesday night’s 74-53 victory over No. 21 Christiana, the No. 12 Lake Forest squad has found itself back in the playoff win column for the first time in nearly two […]