Smith’s two-goal game leads Cape Henlopen to Division I field hockey final

NEWARK — Every time the Cape Henlopen High field hockey team takes the field, the Vikings’ offensive unit’s primary objective is to score a goal within the first five minutes. The Vikings were unable to put one on the scoreboard within the first five minutes of Tuesday night’s Division I field hockey state semifinal showdown […]

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The Henlopen Conference football regular season reaches the finishes line tonight. There’s rivalries, state tournament seeding and a division title all on the line. Here’s our predictions for the local high school as well as college games being played this weekend: Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 83-24 Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 84-23 Ben Heck, […]

Bayley’s OT goal lifts Panthers by Sussex Tech 2-1 in D-I hockey tourney opener

WOODSIDE — Lacy Bayley saw the ball break free and pounced. The Polytech High senior managed to tip it before it even hit the ground. Bayley’s overtime goal gave the fourth-seeded Polytech field hockey team a 2-1 victory over fifth seed Sussex Tech on Thursday afternoon in the first round of the Division I DIAA […]

Cape, Delmar earn top seeds in field hockey state tourneys

Cape Henlopen and Delmar High were both named the top seeds as the fields for the DIAA Division I and II field hockey tournaments were announced on Friday. A total of seven Henlopen Conference teams made the two brackets – four in Division I and three in Division II. With all four downstate squads on […]

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It’s week nine of the high school football season and again weather could be an issue with a few schools moving up the starting  time of their games to try to avoid the forecast storm. Here’s our predictions for this weekend’s local high school and college football games: Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 73-22 Tim […]

Ravens stay alive in playoff hunt with 49-7 win over Panthers

GEORGETOWN — Junior running back Jalen Snead carried the ball just two times for the Sussex Tech High football team Thursday night, but he turned those two carries into 94 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Snead’s 68-yard and 26-yard first-quarter touchdown runs led the Ravens (5-4) to a 49-7 victory over Polytech High (1-8) […]

Local roundup: Capezio’s goal lifts Polytech to 1-0 soccer win over Middletown

Sean Capezio’s goal in the 20th minute ended up giving Polytech High a 1-0 victory over Middletown in boys’ soccer on Monday evening. Goalie Christian Cote made five saves to earn the shutout for the Panthers, who finish the season with a record of 6-8-1. Laurel 4, Dover 0: Leonard Gustin netted a goal in […]

Senator defense shines in 55-0 shutout over Polytech

WOODSIDE — Dover High’s defensive players were as happy as anyone with the Senators’ big win over Smyrna last week. Still, they were disappointed in themselves for giving up 38 points to the Eagles. So the Senators’ defenders took a lot of pride in posting a shutout in Dover’s 55-0 Henlopen North football victory over […]

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While the weekend Northeaster has moved up many of the starting times for tonight’s high school football games, it still figures to be another critical weekend in local football. Here’s our predictions for the Henlopen Conference and local college games. Andy Walter, Delaware State News: 65-19 Tim Mastro, Delaware State News: 68-16 Ben Heck, Milford […]

Senior LB Jones an important leader for Polytech

WOODSIDE — Montrell Jones can almost hear the clock ticking away. High school football doesn’t last forever. The Polytech senior linebacker has three games left in his career. “It’s getting closer,” Jones said. “I want to have as much fun as possible. You get 10 games a year. Have fun, don’t waste them.” And while […]