Cape wins 4th straight Division I field hockey title

DOVER — Really, the pass only took a second or two to reach her. It just seemed to take forever when you’re waiting by yourself in front of an open goal. “It’s a little scary because it’s like, ‘Don’t miss it,’” Cape Henlopen High’s Samantha Connors said with a laugh. “But Ella (Rishko) did a […]

Panthers edge Ravens to reach Division I state finals

GEORGETOWN — Usually, Mairead McKibbin is the one sending the ball in on goal. This time, though, the Polytech High senior was the one stationed in front of the cage. And when Megan Popp fired the ball on goal on a penalty corner, McKibbin knew just what to do with it. McKibbin deflected the ball […]

Roundup: Polytech upsets Padua in field hockey Div I tourney

Megan Popp scored with 10:19 remaining as seventh-seeded Polytech High knocked off No. 2 Padua, 2-1, in the opening round of the DIAA field hockey Division I state tournament on Thursday evening. The upset means that all four teams in Tuesday’s Division I semifinals are from the Henlopen North. The Panthers (7-6) will face No. […]

Polytech, IR, Cape runners make history at Henlopen

FELTON — The amazing thing about Brynn Crandell is that she’s barely started her career as a distance runner. “You can count the number of cross country races she’s run in her entire life on one hand,” said Indian River High coach Rick Hundley. Like Crandell, Polytech’s Kenny Guy was running for a program that […]

Senators coast to 38-0 victory over Polytech

DOVER — Dover High’s offense had a tough time getting its offense on track this fall. After three games, the Senators’ had managed just 10 offensive points. So Dover’s players were pretty happy to put a season-high point total in their 38-0 Henlopen North football victory over Polytech on Friday afternoon. The Senators (2-2 North, […]

Polytech, Milford run to Kent County titles

Led by individual champion Kenny Guy, host Polytech High swept the top four places in the boys’ race to win the team title at the Kent County Championships cross country meet on Tuesday. On the girls’ side, Lake Forest’s Josephine Ledford won the individual race with Milford capturing the team championship. Guy was clocked in […]

Local roundup: Unbeaten CR shuts out Polytech 39-0

With the way things are going for Caesar Rodney High’s football team this fall, the Riders have some big games ahead of them.But first the Riders had to take care of business against Polytech. CR did just that, remaining unbeaten with a 39-0 Henlopen Nrth victory over the Panthers on Friday night. At 3-0 in […]

Local roundup: Lake Forest puts away volleyball win over Panthers

Lake Forest High won a close second set before capturing a 3-1 decision over Polytech in volleyball on Tuesday afternoon. The Spartans won the match by scores of 25-18, 29-27, 21-25, 25-17. It was the third win in a row for the Spartans (3-1), who beat the Panthers for the second time in the last […]

Panthers fall to Hillers 21-7 in season opener

WILMINGTON — Three consecutive touchdowns by Tower Hill School broke open what was a scoreless game at halftime as the Polytech High football team fell in its return to the field on Saturday. Tower Hill’s Emmett Simpler rushed for one touchdown and passed for another to lead the Hillers to a 21-7 victory over the […]

Roundup: Hall lifts IR past Polytech in OT

Sophomore Kinsley Hall scored three goals, including the game-winner in overtime, as Indian River High edged Polytech in field hockey on Tuesday afternoon. Tuesday was the first day that Henlopen Conference teams played games since last March because of the coronavirus pandemic. The fall season was originally delayed until early spring but was then moved […]