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 […]

From the sports editor: Milford fans won’t forget Legrand

Mike Tkach can still picture it. When Brandon Legrand scored a touchdown — and he scored a lot of them for Milford High — he would always run to the back of the end zone and simply hand the football to the official. “Then he’d jog down the sidelines and he’d look at me,” said […]

Milford baseball exceeding own expectations

MILFORD — It’s been six years to the day since Milford High has won a DIAA baseball state tournament game. The Bucs hope to put an end to that drought as they head into this year’s tourney. With just eight wins a season ago, the Milford baseball team doubled that total this year and finished […]

Local roundup: 9-run 4th carries Milford to 10-2 baseball win over Auks

Milford High erupted for nine runs in the fourth inning before posting a 10-2 victory over Archmere in a nonconference baseball game on Saturday afternoon. The Buccanneers, who finished the regular season with a record of 16-2, had only five hits in the contest. But Mason Morris (4 RBI) had three of them, including a […]

Hajek’s OT goal lifts Bucs past Spartans 14-13 in boys lacrosse

FELTON — Landan Hajek wanted to send his team home with a road win, so when the Milford High sophomore saw the opportunity to do so he made sure to take advantage. Hajek’s game-winning goal with 1:45 remaining in overtime lifted his Bucs past rival Lake Forest High, 14-13, Wednesday night. “I saw an open […]

Sussex Tech’s Warrington hurls 3-hitter, strikes out 11 in 4-0 shutout over Milford

GEORGETOWN — With two outs and a pair of runners in scoring position in the top of the sixth inning, Sussex Tech High’s Matt Warrington used just three pitches to earn an inning-ending strikeout. The three-pitch at bat ended the Milford High scoring threat and preserved a 4-0 shutout win at home for the Ravens. […]

Local roundup: Gill scores six as Dover tops Milford 17-12 in boys lacrosse

Senior Thomas Gill netted six goals and an assist to pace Dover High to a 17-12 victory over Milford in boys’ lacrosse on Monday evening. The win was the second in a row for Dover, which improved to 5-1. Demetrius Cave-Martin added four goals and two assists with Benjamin Niebrzydowski collecting three goals and a […]

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 […]