Rider defense shines in 34-7 Homecoming rout of Milford

CAMDEN — A week after allowing 40 points, the Caesar Rodney High defense buckled down for its Homecoming crowd. The Rider defense held Milford High to one touchdown as Caesar Rodney earned a 34-7 victory in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division matchup on Friday night. It snapped a two-game losing streak for the Riders (2-1 […]

Milford hopes to keep rolling after last week’s Dover win

MILFORD – When the Milford High football team scored a game-winning touchdown with minutes remaining to pull away with a shocking 30-27 win over Dover High last Friday night, head coach Shaun Strickland wasn’t even in the same state. Following an ejection during a 42-14 loss to Sussex Tech High a week prior, Strickland by […]

Milford scores late touchdown, stuns Dover 30-27

DOVER — Milford High’s football team won’t forget its first Henlopen North victory in its return to the division anytime soon. Against a Dover squad that looked superior on paper, the underdogs Buccaneers battled the Senators all night. And when senior Jabraih Luke swept in for a one-yard touchdown run with just 2:20 remaining, Milford […]

Vikings roll to 28-14 Henlopen North win over Bucs

MILFORD — Once he got past the first level, he knew he could take it all the way. Cape Henlopen High running back Jaden Davis used a hole his offensive line opened for him to scamper 54 yards for a touchdown. The second quarter score put the Vikings ahead by three touchdowns. From there, the […]

LeGrand highlights Milford 12th Man Gridiron Club Hall induction

MILFORD — Though he wasn’t there to witness it, Raymond LeGrand III knew his brother was looking down with a smile on his face. During halftime of Milford High’s 26-17 football win over Delaware Military Academy Friday night at Briggs Stadium, the late Brandon LeGrand was honored as one of the inductees into the 12th […]

Ground game lifts Milford by DMA 26-17 in home opener

MILFORD — Marquis Gillis brought the thunder and Jabraih Luke provided the lightning. The Milford High backfield tandem combined for 274 yards and a pair of touchdowns on the ground in the Buccaneers’ 26-17 nonconference win over Delaware Military Academy Friday night at Briggs Stadium. It marks Milford’s first win over the Seahawks (1-1) since […]

Gillis leads Milford to 34-0 shutout over Indian River in opener

DAGSBORO — Marquis Gillis did it all. He ran, he caught a couple passes, recorded an interception and even made a play on special teams. The Milford High junior led the Bucs to a 34-0 season-opening shutout victory over Indian River High Thursday night. “I told people to watch him,” said coach Shaun Strickland. “He’s […]

Milford football aims to grow this season

MILFORD — With one full season as the starting quarterback under his belt, Shawn Saxon is feeling as comfortable as ever under center. The Milford High sophomore won the QB battle during preseason last year and has shown a lot of improvement since. “His growth has been tremendous,” said Milford coach Shaun Strickland. “He’s just […]

Two-way Bucs Gillis, Luke gear up for season

DOVER — Marquis Gillis is entering his third season as a starter for the Milford High football team. This fall, however, will mark his first season at running back and safety. The rising junior has spent the previous two seasons at wide receiver and cornerback, but coach Shaun Strickland and the Bucs’ coaching staff are […]

Bowman playing for Legrand

DOVER — Growing up in Milford in the mid-to-late 2000s, David Bowman wanted to be Brandon Legrand. So did a lot of kids in Milford. Legrand was scoring touchdowns and breaking records at Milford High. Bowman looked to follow in Legrand’s footsteps. But when Bowman met him and became workout partners, Legrand told Bowman don’t […]