Wrestling notebook: Milford’s Thode, Grant win at Shore girls’ tourney

The War on the Shore wrestling tournament celebrated another year this past weekend, hosted by Stephen Decatur High in Maryland. And for the first time ever, the event held its first ever girls’ tournament. Two Milford High girls earned championships at the event. Freshman Emily Thode won the 101-107-pound title while sophomore Brooklyn Grant was […]

Local roundup: Panthers outscore Bucs by 18 in 4th for 55-54 North win

Polytech High out-scored Milford by 18 points in the fourth quarter to shock the Buccaneers, 55-54, in Henlopen Conference Northern Division boys’ basketball on Friday night. Milford led 47-30 going into the final eight minutes only to have the Panthers finish the contest on a 25-7 run. The Bucs led, 15-4, after the first quarter. […]

Roundup: Lake Forest remains unbeaten with 63-26 win over Milford

Lake Forest High out-scored Milford by 25 points in the second half to close out a 63-26 victory over Milford in girls’ basketball on Tuesday evening. The Spartans led 29-17 at halftime before improving to 4-0. Lake Forest has won 20 of its last 24 regular-season games since last season. The Buccaneers are 0-5. Delmar […]

Host Milford nabs 2nd straight Invitational wrestling title

MILFORD — For the second straight year, Milford High took the team title at the annual Milford Invitational wrestling tournament. This year’s championship may have been a bit more special for Bucs’ coach Don Parsley, though. Greensburg-Salem, Pa., coached by Don’s younger brother Randy, also competed and grabbed second place. It’s the first time the […]

Local roundup: Sylvester scores 22 as Smyrna defeats Milford 76-57

Smyrna High opened up a 24-point lead after three quarters before registering a 76-57 win over Milford in Henlopen North boys’ basketball on Friday night. Nashon Sylvester netted 22 points for the Eagles with Brandon Smith adding 17 and Elijah Credle scoring 10. Smyrna (2-1 in the North and overall) went 18-of-27 from the foul […]

Bucs erase early deficit for 43-29 dual meet victory over Cape

MILFORD — Six minutes doesn’t sound like a long time, until it comes time to step onto the wrestling mat. Milford High’s Marquis Gillis, in his first career varsity match, battled through exhaustion to pin his opponent with just over a minute remaining in the 182-pound match. The junior’s win was one of five consecutive […]

Bucs repeat as team champions at Polytech Invitational

WOODSIDE — This early in the wrestling season, it can sometimes be difficult to have a squad at full strength. That turned out to be the case for Milford High at Saturday afternoon’s annual Polytech Invitational. It didn’t stop four of Milford’s wrestlers from grabbing individual first place finishes on their way to the overall […]

Jarvis, Bucs looking to compete while rebuilding in hoops

MILFORD — After seeing his skills and production progress from year to year, Jarvis Jarvis is poised to once again take his game to new heights this winter. But his senior season on the Milford High boys’ basketball team won’t come without its challenges. When the Bucs tip off the season Dec. 4 at Middletown […]

Battle of the Bell: Galindez’s last-minute TD lifts Lake Forest by Milford 21-20

MILFORD — Damian Galindez sprinted over to Freddie Johnson and told his head coach his idea. Johnson immediately shut him down. But with Lake Forest High’s playoff hopes on the line, Galindez was determined to convince Johnson. Johnson considered how his junior quarterback had played so far on this drive and relented. Galindez’s plan? Line […]

Smyrna wins 5th straight, dominates Milford 42-0

SMYRNA — C.J. Smith felt the entire opposing team behind him, trying to chase him down — twice. “Everything moves so fast,” Smith said. “I was running for my life, basically.” Smith pulled in a pair of long touchdown passes to highlight an offensive explosion by Smyrna as the Eagles celebrated Homecoming with a 42-0 […]