Sheppard-Parker leads Golden Knights with 4 TDs in win against Caesar Rodney

CAMDEN — TyJhir Sheppard-Parker gave everyone in attendance at Caesar Rodney High a sign of what was to come on the very first play. The Sussex Central High senior returned the opening kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown. Sheppard-Parker went on to score four touchdowns on the night as the Golden Knights defeated Caesar Rodney […]

Knight, Eagles top defending Division I state champion Knights

SMYRNA — Wayne Knight had practiced the play all week but was not sure if the Smyrna High football team would end up using it on Friday night. When the play call came in, Knight knew it would be wide-open. The Smyrna High sophomore running back just had to execute. Known for his running touchdowns, […]

Defending state champs Sussex Central opens North play at Smyrna

GEORGETOWN – Even after scoring a combined 80 points and rushing for over 500 yards in a pair of out-of-state wins, John Wells feels his team still has a lot to improve upon. The Sussex Central High football squad had four different runners score a touchdown in a 34-18 Week 1 win over La Plata […]

Local roundup: Defending Division I champion Knights open with 13th straight win

Sussex Central High stretched its winning streak to 13 games in a row when it downed La Plata, Md. 34-18 in its football season opener on Friday night. The Golden Knights captured the program’s first DIAA Division I state title a year ago. Delmar 42, St. Mary’s 35: The Wildcats opened the season with a […]

Golden Knights look to defend first Division I title

GEORGETOWN — Sussex Central High’s last football loss was almost a year ago to the day. On Sept. 8 of last season, the Golden Knights opened their campaign with a 26-6 road loss in the pouring rain at Hodgson Vo-Tech. Twelve weeks later, Central capped its near-perfect season with a 33-7 Division I state championship […]

Sussex Central focused on new season after first state football title

GEORGETOWN – Last December is just a distant memory to John Wells. The longtime Sussex Central High coach led his Golden Knights to the first DIAA Division I football state title in school history last season, defeating Salesianum School, 33-7, in the championship game at University of Delaware. The state championship feat had eluded Wells […]

Golden Knight champions Barnes, Moorer set to represent Gold in all-star football game

NEWARK — When Isaiah Barnes and Elijah Moorer last strapped on a football helmet, the duo helped Sussex Central High win a state championship. The two recent Central graduates were members of a defense that posted seven shutouts en route to a 12-1 season that ended with the school’s first-ever football state title. Nearly seven […]

SCHS drama club presenting Delaware premiere of ‘Secret Santa’

GEORGETOWN – The Take Two Drama Club of Sussex Central High School will present the Delaware premiere of the new mystery comedy “Secret Santa” by New York-based playwright and Sussex Central alumnus Zachary Rogers. “Zachary has given us a gift of this play to round out our Take Two season and we couldn’t be more […]

Take Two Drama Club presents Comedy Club May 15

GEORGETOWN – The Take Two Drama Club of Sussex Central High School will present “You’re Not Ready: The 2019 Comedy Club,” an original sketch comedy and improv show completely written by students and directed by SCHS seniors Braeden Swain and Ariana Novak. The show is a popular and cherished Sussex Central tradition and will be […]

Indian River board opts for high school track resurfacings, with no expansion

GEORGETOWN — Resurfacing — but no expansion to eight lanes — is on the agenda this summer for all-weather tracks at Indian River School District’s two high schools. Following a presentation by IRSD Supervisor of Building and Grounds Joe Booth, Indian River’s board of education at its April 15 meeting chose the less expensive route […]