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It’s been three-plus seasons since any team in the Henlopen Northern Division beat Smyrna High in football. But Sussex Central has probably played the Eagles as tough as anybody. Tonight, Smyrna heads to Georgetown to put its 20-game North winning streak on the line against the Golden Knights, who have registered three straight shutouts. Here’s […]

Milford going back to North

DOVER — The current school year is only two months old. But already it looks as though the Henlopen Conference will undergo some big changes before next fall. The addition of a 16th member — Dover’s Early College High School at DSU — means the Henlopen’s two divisions will be realigned starting in 2019. ECHS@DSU’s […]

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As the Henlopen Conference football season reaches the halfway point, here are the State News’ predictions for this weekend’s local high school and college games. Andy Walter, Delaware Stare News: 44-9 Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 45-8 Ben Heck, Milford Chronicle: 36-17 Glenn Frazer, Delaware Radio 105.9: 41-12 Matt Pencek, WBOC-TV: 41-12 Today’s high school […]

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With Henlopen Conference teams opening their Northern and Southern Division schedules tonight, here’s our predictions for local high school and college games: Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 35-8 Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 37-6 Ben Heck, Delaware State News: 28-15 Glenn Frazer, 105.9-FM: 33-10 Matt Pancek, WBOC-TV: 32-11 Today’s games High School Games start at […]

Lake Forest blanks Milford 2-0 for 3rd straight field hockey shutout

MILFORD — Lake Forest High junior Maycee Collison scored a pair of goals and junior goalkeeper August Lewis made eight saves as the Spartans defeated Milford High 2-0 in Henlopen Conference fieeld hockey on Thursday. “We passed the ball really well,” said Collison. “I feel like we had good give-and-go’s, we utilized the left — […]

Milford shuts out Polytech 37-0

MILFORD — Milford High football coach Shaun Strickland was just looking for a spark, especially after his Buccaneers were outscored by a combined 47 points in losing their first two games of the season. It turned out that one little spark turned into a blaze of momentum for Milford after the Bucs recovered a fumbled […]

Local roundup: Alleyne scores four touchdowns as DMA defeats Milford 37-7

Delaware Military Academy’s Corahn Alleyne had four touchdowns to deal Milford High a 37-7 defeat in nonconference football action on Saturday night. Eric Bennett provided the lone touchdown for Milford, which dropped to 0-2 on the season. Bennett recovered a fumble and returned it 70 yards with 12 seconds left in the game. St. Elizabeth […]

Local roundup: Bayley leads Polytech field hockey team by Milford 4-1 in opener

Lacy Bayley netted a pair of goals to pace Polytech High to a season-opening 4-1 field hockey victory over Milford High on Wednesday afternoon. Nadja Postell and Jennah Morris also scored for Polytech. Olivia Cromer provided the lone goal for Milford. Polytech out-shot the Buccaneers 27-1 but Isabella Keesler-Evans recorded 23 saves. The game was […]

Sussex Tech starts season with 30-13 rout of Milford

MILFORD — A pair of Sussex Tech High juniors helped the Ravens open the season with a 30-13 romp over Milford Friday night in football at Briggs Stadium. Andrell Fulton ran for two touchdowns and Jordan Harper picked off a pair of passes, returning one interception 39 yards for a touchdown, as Sussex Tech avenged […]

Division II finalist Milford eyes underdog role again

MILFORD — Even after coming up just seven points shy in last year’s Division II state title game against Delmar, coach Shaun Strickland believes his Milford High football squad will be seen as underdogs again in 2018. That’s OK, though. The Bucs have learned to embrace the underdog role. They seem to thrive on it. […]