Host Bucs grab team title at Milford Invitational

MILFORD — Jacob Bryant won the rock, paper, scissors battle, but Anthony Diaz won the battle on the mat. It was a fitting way to end the annual Milford Invitational wrestling tournament Saturday night, as Milford High wrestling teammates Bryant and Diaz faced each other in the first-place match of the 285-pound weight class. “We […]

Bucs, Eagles dominate first day of Milford Invitational

MILFORD — Host Milford and Smyrna dominated the competition as wrestlers from 12 Delaware schools hit the mats Friday night for Day 1 of the annual Milford Invitational wrestling tournament inside the crowded Milford Central Academy gymnasium. In the round robin-style tournament, the first two out of five rounds were completed Friday night, with a […]

Young Bucs begin quest for sixth straight dual-meet title

MILFORD — When the Milford High wrestlers stepped onto the mat at the Polytech Invitational last Saturday morning, the past was left in the past. Longtime Bucs coach Don Parsley wasn’t focused on the five previous Division II dual-meet state titles his Milford wrestling squad had won from 2014-18. “To me it’s just, for lack […]

In the classroom: Local teachers team up to give the gift of reading

J.K. Rowling once said, “If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.” It is a quote that local English Teacher Jessica Rash embraces. “Helping students find a book they enjoy is like a puzzle that I can’t put down,” Mrs. Rash said. For the past five years, Mrs. Rash, who teaches […]

Collins kicks Spartans to 31-28 Battle of the Bell victory

FELTON — With five seconds remaining in a 28-28 ballgame, Lake Forest High junior placekicker Kade Collins lined up for a 32-yard field goal attempt. He had never made a field goal that long during a game before, but he drilled it through the uprights to give the Spartans a 31-28 victory over archrival Milford […]

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The Henlopen Conference football regular season reaches the finishes line tonight. There’s rivalries, state tournament seeding and a division title all on the line. Here’s our predictions for the local high school as well as college games being played this weekend: Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 83-24 Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 84-23 Ben Heck, […]

Undefeated Delmar outlasts Milford in 44-36 thriller

MILFORD — Unbeaten Delmar High knew it was in for a challenge when the Wildcats set foot inside Briggs Stadium to face a motivated Milford football team Friday night. Coming off a seven-point state title loss to the Wildcats last December, Milford was seeking revenge in the Week 9 Henlopen South showdown. “We knew this […]

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It’s week nine of the high school football season and again weather could be an issue with a few schools moving up the starting  time of their games to try to avoid the forecast storm. Here’s our predictions for this weekend’s local high school and college football games: Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 73-22 Tim […]

Bucs’ defense is key as they aim to end Wildcats’ 19-game winning streak

MILFORD — Reigning Division II champion Delmar High hasn’t lost a football game since Week 2 of last season. The Milford High football team is looking to put an end to the Wildcats’ win streak, which currently sits at 19 games (including playoffs), when the two face off in a Henlopen South tilt tonight at […]

Cordoba’s goal lifts Indians to 1-0 boys soccer victory over Bucs

MILFORD — Following a slow offensive start, Indian River High senior forward Jared Cordoba broke up a scoreless tie in the 49th minute. It would be the only goal IR needed as the Indians defeated Milford, 1-0, in Henlopen South boys’ soccer on Monday night. Assisted by Alex DiLuzio, the Cordoba goal marked his 14th […]