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 […]

Herka lifts Milford over Delmar 13-12

MILFORD – With 1:31 remaining in a 12-12 ball game, Milford High boys’ lacrosse coach Blake Faulkner decided to trust in his players rather than burn his last timeout. The plan worked as junior Alex Herka scored the go-ahead goal at the 1:10 mark of the fourth quarter and the Bucs held on to clinch […]

Bucs softball team turning to freshman pitching duo

MILFORD — With the Morgan Abbott era coming to an end last season, the Milford High softball program is prepared to hand the ball over to a freshman duo in the pitcher’s circle this year. The last three seasons with primarily Abbott in the pitcher’s circle resulted in two winning seasons, consecutive DIAA state tournament […]

Raven boys rout Bucs 80-60 in tournament opener

GEORGETOWN — Just a few days ago Ricky Kane had trouble lifting his arm above his shoulders. That didn’t stop the Sussex Tech High junior from slamming down a one-handed dunk during a fast break in the second half of Tuesday night’s 80-60 win over Milford High in the first round of the DIAA boys’ […]