Local roundup: Panthers rally for softball win over Knights

Polytech High put up four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to rally for a 5-3 victory over Sussex Central in Henlopen Conference softball on Tuesday afternoon. The win was the fourth in a row for the Panthers, who finish the regular season with a record of 11-7. Kylie Nagle homered and doubled […]

Roundup: Fullerton leads Lake over Sussex Central 15-4 in lax

Kaidan Fullerton’s five goals paced the Lake Forest High boys’ lacrosse team to a 15-4 victory over Sussex Central High on Saturday afternoon. Kade Collins and Carter Kenton each had a hat-trick for the Spartans. Kurt Moyer scored twice while Reese Yost and Joshua Kennedy also scored a goal. Lake Forest improved to 8-3 on […]

Local roundup: Golden Knights triumph in softball, baseball

Sussex Central High scored three runs in the first inning and four more in the sixth en route to a 9-1 victory over Lake Forest in Henlopen Conference softball on Thursday afternoon. The Golden Knights finished with 12 hits, getting three apiece from Macey Hayes and Talor Evick. Morgan Burton added a homerun. Winning pitcher […]

St. Thomas More girls nip Knights 42-40 to advance in state tournament

MAGNOLIA — For St. Thomas More, the final six minutes lasted an eternity, For Sussex Central, on the other hand, the final buzzer sounded way too soon. And when the dust finally settled after an agonizing fourth quarter, it was the fifth-seeded Ravens who somehow came away with a 42-40 victory over the No. 21 […]

Local roundup: Golden Knights win girls tourney opener, Wolverines honored

Sussex Central High, the No. 21 seed, rolled to a 60-37 victory over 12th-seeded Newark Charter in the first round of the DIAA girls’ basketball state tournament on Wednesday night. The Golden Knights (10-11) advance to play at fifth-seeded St. Thomas More (14-4) in Friday’s second round at 6:30 p.m. Central played the Ravens on […]

Local roundup: Central deals Smyrna first North regular season loss since 2012; Milford wins in boys hoops

Michael Wright’s 2-1 decision in the final match of the evening gave Sussex Central High a dramatic 25-24 win over Smyrna in Henlopen Conference Northern Division wrestling on Wednesday night. The setback was the Eagles’ first North regular-season loss since 2012, snapping a streak of 35 straight division victories. They had also won 56 regular-season […]

Riders make statement, pin Golden Knights 36-30

CAMDEN — It’s been a couple of years since the Caesar Rodney High wrestling team won a match like this. Way too long, according to the Riders. The Riders earned a huge Henlopen Conference Northern Division victory on Wednesday night, edging the defending Division I champions Sussex Central High 36-30. Caesar Rodney had not defeated […]

Sussex Central vs. Dover wrestling

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Roundup: Rider girls edge Central in season opener

Caesar Rodney High built an 11-point halftime lead before holding on for a 42-40 girls’ basketball win over Sussex Central in its season opener on Friday night. Junior Kylie Kornegay-Lucas netted a game-high 14 points for the Riders with Brionna Brooks adding 12 in the Henlopen Conference Northern Division matchup. Defending Henlopen champion CR led […]

William Penn tops Sussex Central 12-7 in Division I tourney

GEORGETOWN — In a defensive struggle Friday night, No. 5 William Penn upset No. 4 Sussex Central 12-7 in the first round of the DIAA Division I state football tournament. Two big William Penn offensive plays turned out to be the difference. Senior running back Isaiah Gaynor ran for a 58-yard score early in the […]