Petty’s HR clinches Bucs’ 11-10 Battle of the Bat victory over Lake in 8 innings

FELTON — Morgan Petty was struggling to see the ball for much of the game. The Milford High centerfielder still managed to lay down a couple of hits through the game’s first seven innings Friday night. When she came to the plate in the top of the eighth inning, she cranked the second pitch of […]

Milford edges Lake Forest 14-13 in boys lacrosse

FREDERICA — When Lake Forest High netted four consecutive goals to erase a four-goal deficit to tie the game with 4:38 remaining, the Milford High boys’ lacrosse team remained calm. Junior Alex Herka scored the game-winning goal at the 2:21 mark of the quarter to lead Milford to a 14-13 victory over the division rival […]

Senators hang on, edge Spartans 6-5 in baseball opener

DOVER — Dave Gordon needed to find someone who could record three more outs. The Dover High baseball coach picked Andrew Carney. Carney came in with the bases loaded and no outs to set down three straight Lake Forest High batters as the Senators earned a 6-5 victory on Tuesday afternoon in the season opener […]

Local roundup: Lake Forest edged by Ursuline 4-3 in girls soccer opener

Juniors Elle Wood and Alexa McCracken each recorded a goal and an assist in Lake Forest High’s 4-3 season-opening loss to Ursuline in girls’ soccer on Monday afternoon. Lake Forest out-shot the Raiders, 15-12, while senior goalkeeper Riley Wood made seven saves for the Spartans. Trailing 2-0 early, Wood put the Spartans on the board […]

Local high school roundup: Senators nip Lake in boys lacrosse opener

Thomas Gill and Demetrius Cave-Martin netted three goals apiece as Dover High edged Lake Forest, 11-9, in boys’ lacrosse on Saturday afternoon. It was the season opener for both squads. The Senators are coming off a 10-6 season in which they made the program’s fourth-straight DIAA state tournament appearance. Derrick Madison and Matthew Moody each […]

Young Lake Forest softball team eyes fifth straight tournament appearance

FELTON — The Lake Forest High softball squad has a new look heading into the 2019 season. While the Spartans only lost four seniors from last year’s DIAA state tournament team, all four of those players were key contributors in the starting lineup and on the field. Lake coach Ashlie Tatman is turning to a […]

Local roundup: Lake Forest girls fall in state hoop tourney

The Lake Forest High girls’ basketball team never got going and fell in the first round of the DIAA state tournament. St. Georges, the tournament’s ninth seed, defeated the No. 24 Spartans 65-26 on Wednesday night. St. Georges (17-4) advanced to play at Cape Henlopen (18-3), the eighth seed, on Friday at 7 p.m. The […]

Lake Forest collapses down stretch, falls to Christiana 61-52 in boys tourney opener

CHRISTIANA — With three minutes left, Lake Forest High certainly wasn’t in control. But with a five-point lead, the Spartans weren’t in bad shape, either. And then the bottom fell out. Fifteen-seeded Christiana reeled off the final 14 points of the game to win going away, 61-52, over No. 18 Lake Forest in the first […]

Dover wins Henlopen Conference boys basketball crown: Unbeaten Senators top Lake Forest 75-56

DOVER — Dover High has plenty of room on the walls of its spacious gym for more championship banners. And the Senators boys’ players were more than happy to add another number to the wall on Friday night. Taking control from the start, unbeaten Dover downed Lake Forest, 75-56, in the Henlopen Conference championship game […]

Dover boys earn No. 2 seed as basketball brackets are announced

DOVER – Unbeaten Dover High earned the No. 2 seed in the DIAA boys’ basketball state tournament bracket that was announced this afternoon. No. 4 Caesar Rodney also earned a first-round bye when the 24-team tourney gets underway on Tuesday. A total of eight downstate schools made the bracket. Sanford is the No. 1 seed. […]