Local roundup: Middletown tops Lake in volleyball tourney

Middletown High rolled to a 3-0 victory over Lake Forest in the first round of the DIAA volleyball state tournament on Wednesday evening. The No. 13 Cavaliers won by scores of 25-14, 25-22, 25-14, to advance to a second-round matchup with No. 4 Cape Henlopen (10-2). The match will be played on Friday at 6:30 […]

Lake downs Sussex Academy 3-1 to advance in field hockey tourney

FELTON — Just a week ago, Addyson Stewart found herself in almost the exact same situation. She was facing the same team and even the same player. But this time, the Lake Forest High goalie threw up her right arm and knocked the ball harmlessly away. Stewart’s big late-game save not only gave her redemption […]

Milford beats Lake Forest in Battle of the Bell

FELTON — The coronavirus pandemic has been particularly hard on the Milford High football team. The Buccaneers have been able to play only four of their first six scheduled games. And, when Milford took the field for the Battle of the Bell on Monday evening, it had only 25 players available for various reasons. But, […]

Local roundup: Clark leads Dover to field hockey victory

Superia Clark tallied two goals and an assist to pace Dover High to a 3-1 victory over Lake Forest in field hockey on Saturday morning. The Senators (6-2), who posted their second straight win, led only 1-0 before Clark and Erin Bishop scored less than two minutes apart early in the fourth quarter. Dover, which […]

High school football: Spartans happy to get a win

Nobody plans on starting a season 0-3. But when it happens, said Lake Forest High football coach Freddie Johnson, you find out pretty quickly who the players are that you can count on. So Johnson was pretty happy to see those players rewarded with a victory on Friday night. The Spartans rolled to a 35-0 […]

Local roundup: Riders top Spartans in volleyball

Only 11 points separated the two teams as Caesar Rodney High notched a hard-fought 3-0 victory over Lake Forest in volleyball on Thursday evening. The Riders won by scores of 25-22, 25-19, 25-23 to register their third straight victory and improve to 5-2. Lake Forest is now 4-4 overall. Cape Henlopen 3, Indian River 2: […]

Woodbridge wins long-awaited football opener: D-II powerhouse Raiders blank Lake Forest 35-0

FELTON — In case anyone forgot about them during their hiatus, the Woodbridge High Blue Raiders issued a reminder on Monday night. The Blue Raiders are still here, and they are still dangerous. Kenny Newton scored a pair of rushing touchdowns as Woodbridge opened its football season with a 35-0 victory at Lake Forest in […]

Local roundup: Lake Forest puts away volleyball win over Panthers

Lake Forest High won a close second set before capturing a 3-1 decision over Polytech in volleyball on Tuesday afternoon. The Spartans won the match by scores of 25-18, 29-27, 21-25, 25-17. It was the third win in a row for the Spartans (3-1), who beat the Panthers for the second time in the last […]

High school notebook: Swim teams may be looking for new homes

The coronavirus pandemic has already brought plenty of changes to high school fall sports. But it’s also starting to have an impact on winter ones, too. Because of state restrictions on pool capacities right now, schools that practice and compete in YMCA pools may have to find new facilities for their programs. The loss of […]

Lake’s Thompson opts to stay near home with Hornets

DOVER — Kris Thompson remembers when the lightbulb first went on. It was during his sophomore football season at Lake Forest High and he switched from linebacker to the defensive line. Up until then, Thompson was just a big, athletic kid who played the sport because he could. “One of our linemen got hurt and […]

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