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It’s been three-plus seasons since any team in the Henlopen Northern Division beat Smyrna High in football. But Sussex Central has probably played the Eagles as tough as anybody. Tonight, Smyrna heads to Georgetown to put its 20-game North winning streak on the line against the Golden Knights, who have registered three straight shutouts. Here’s […]

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As the Henlopen Conference football season reaches the halfway point, here are the State News’ predictions for this weekend’s local high school and college games. Andy Walter, Delaware Stare News: 44-9 Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 45-8 Ben Heck, Milford Chronicle: 36-17 Glenn Frazer, Delaware Radio 105.9: 41-12 Matt Pencek, WBOC-TV: 41-12 Today’s high school […]

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With Henlopen Conference teams opening their Northern and Southern Division schedules tonight, here’s our predictions for local high school and college games: Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 35-8 Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 37-6 Ben Heck, Delaware State News: 28-15 Glenn Frazer, 105.9-FM: 33-10 Matt Pancek, WBOC-TV: 32-11 Today’s games High School Games start at […]

Young Laurel team determined to compete in the South

LAUREL — The last two years have been about the same for the Laurel High football team. Both had 4-6 records and both finished in the middle of the pack in the Henlopen Conference Southern Division. With a younger core mixed with a handful of veterans, the Bulldogs are looking to get back into the […]

Bucs complete D-II five-peat with 38-29 win over Laurel

SMYRNA — Trailing by just a point heading into the final two matches of the Division II Dual-Meet State Championships Saturday night, Milford head coach Don Parsley turned to a pair of Buccaneer seniors to bring home the championship. Oscar Rosario recorded a pin of Laurel’s Chase Phippin in 59 seconds and Khiry Hovington sealed […]

Local roundup: Smyrna, Laurel earn top seeds in state dual meet wrestling tourney

Smyrna High and Laurel High earned the No. 1 seeds in the upcoming state dual meet wrestling tournament in Division I and Division II respectively. The tournament is hosted by Smyrna on Saturday and first round action begins at 2 p.m. Eight teams from the Henlopen Conference made the tournament with four in Division I […]

Laurel defeats Indian River 37-28 for South wrestling title

DAGSBORO — On the final night of regular-season dual-meet competition, Laurel High earned the Henlopen South wrestling title with a 37-28 win over Indian River on Wednesday night. “It’s nice getting the deadlock on the South away from Milford,” said Bulldogs’ coach Jesse Glanden, a Caesar Rodney High grad. “This is just a step that […]

Local Roundup: Lake boys top Laurel; Bulldog girls defeat Spartans

Lake Forest High jumped out to a 15-point first-quarter lead before posting a 73-27 victory over Laurel in Henlopen Conference Southern Division boys’ basketball on Monday. The loss was the first of the season for the Bulldogs (2-1 South, 4-1 overall) while the Spartans improved to 2-0 both in the South and overall. Ahmanuel White […]

Riders defeat Laurel 4-1 for Henlopen boys soccer crown

FREDERICA — It wasn’t a long drought, but the Caesar Rodney High boys’ soccer team did not like the fact its last conference championship came in 2014. The Riders had a chance to fix that on Saturday night. Four different players scored as Caesar Rodney defeated Laurel High 4-1 at the DE Turf complex to […]

Milford stays undefeated in 44-25 win

  MILFORD — If Will Kimmel threw the ball in the first half, his receivers caught it. The Milford High senior quarterback was perfect on all seven attempts in the first half on his way to a four-touchdown game. Kimmel tossed three touchdowns and rushed for another as the Buccaneers downed Laurel 44-25 on Friday […]