Local roundup: Ayers scores 4 goals as CR nips Smyrna 10-9 in girls lacrosse

Lillian Ayers netted four goals as Caesar Rodney High edged Smyrna, 10-9, in Henlopen Conference girls’ lacrosse on Friday afternoon. The victory was the third in a row for the Riders, who raised their record to 5-4. Kyleigh Comstock and Graycie Bachman added two goals apiece with Noelle Ruggiero and Georgia Weiner scoring the others, […]

Eagles earn 7th softball shutout with 7-0 win over Polytech

WOODSIDE — Facing tough competition in the pitcher’s circle, Lexi Moore knew her team needed an early offensive spark. The Smyrna High junior shortstop provided just that, driving the third pitch of the game into the right-centerfield gap and using her wheels to turn the line drive into a leadoff inside-the-park home run. “I knew […]

Local roundup: Smyrna girls defeat Dover 10-7 in Henlopen girls lacrosse

Six different players scored goals for Smyrna High as the Eagles topped Dover, 10-7, in Henlopen Conference girls’ lacrosse on Wednesday evening. Julie Snow netted three goals and an assist for Smyrna (5-2), which led 3-1 at halftime. Emma Mayhew and Madison Simpson both netted two goals while Madison Fillo, Madison Graham (1 assist) and […]

Miller gets 21 saves, Smyrna defeats Dover 6-4 in boys lacrosse

SMYRNA — There were so many shots for Matt Miller to save, the Smyrna High senior goalie gave up on trying to keep track. “I stopped counting,” Miller said with a chuckle. Very few of those shots found the net, though. It all added up to a career-high save total for Miller. Miller made 21 […]

Defending state softball champion Eagles win 25th straight, blank Dover 10-0

It’s been a little more than a calendar year since the Smyrna High softball team last lost a game. The Eagles haven’t shown any signs of slowing down. Smyrna defeated Dover High 10-0 in five innings in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division matchup on Tuesday afternoon. Both teams entered the contest unbeaten at 6-0. But […]

Barr hurls shutout as Eagles blank Panthers 7-0

WOODSIDE — The first win of the season was nice for the Smyrna High baseball team. But Hunter Barr wanted a little something extra. He was gunning for the shutout. Barr stayed under the 85-pitch count for the early part of the season to toss a complete game shutout for Smyrna as the Eagles won […]

Local roundup: Snow leads Smyrna to 11-7 girls lacrosse win over Sussex Tech

Julie Snow scored four goals and added one assists as the Smyrna High girls’ lacrosse team earned an 11-7 victory over Sussex Tech on Wednesday afternoon. Madison Graham netted a pair of goals while Emma Mayew, Megan Keller, Madison Fillo, Madison Simpson and Ryla Wilbur also scored once. Smyrna has won its last three games […]

Local roundup: Miller powers unbeaten Smyrna to 11-0 softball win over Charter

Sarah Miller homered and drove in five runs as the Smyrna High softball team downed Wilmington Charter 11-0 in a five-inning softball contest Monday afternoon. The Eagles remained unbeaten and improved to 4-0. Laiken Zay also had a home run for Smyrna. Alexis Moore led the team with four hits. Payton Dixon earned the shutout […]

Mace and Miller homer in Smyrna softball victory

GEORGETOWN — Sara Miller wasn’t looking to hit a home run. After a minor adjustment in the batter’s box, she just waited for her pitch and drove it. It just so happened to sail over the outfield wall. The Smyrna High senior’s two-run home run in the top of the fifth inning extended her team’s […]

Local roundup: Smyrna, Dover win in boys’ lacrosse

Smyrna High netted seven first-half goals before downing Polytech, 8-3, in Henlopen Conference Northern Division boys’ lacrosse on Wednesday afternoon. Cullen Porter (1 assist) and Ashton Pelton both scored twice for the Eagles (2-0), who led 7-1 at halftime. Jason Zeitler (2 assists), Hunter McGuire (1 assist), Jacob Jung and Easley Pierson also scored for […]