Roundup: Central knocks off Sallies in football

P.J. Stratton’s 92-yard kickoff return for a touchdown with just six minutes remaining helped seal Sussex Central High’s 19-7 victory over Salesianum in a non-conference football game on Friday night. The win was the third in a row for the Golden Knights (4-2), who stayed alive in their bid to earn at-large bid to the […]

Golden Knights snap slide, blank Dover 34-0

DOVER — It had been three weeks since Sussex Central High won a football game. The Golden Knights don’t often lose back-to-back contests, either. But Central made sure that short losing streak didn’t go any further as the Knights pulled away early to a decisive 34-0 victory over Dover in a Henlopen North matchup on […]

Knight’s late TD lifts Eagles by Knights 34-28

GEORGETOWN — As Wayne Knight plowed through the thick fog and the Sussex Central High defensive line simultaneously, the Smyrna High sideline let out an exuberant shout of celebration. It was ugly at times and stressful throughout, but the Eagles were still pleased to earn this hard-fought victory. “It boosts our confidence for us to […]

Local roundup: Senators top Knights in volleyball

Dover High remained undefeated with a 3-1 victory over Sussex Central in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division volleyball match on Thursday evening. The Senators won by scores of 25-15, 25-17, 20-25, 25-15 as it improved its record to 5-0. The Golden Knights dropped to 3-2 overall after its second-straight loss. Smyrna 3, Polytech 0: The […]

Local roundup: Golden Knights defeat Vikings 26-17 in opener

P.J. Stratton rushed for a pair of touchdowns as Sussex Central High defeated Cape Henlopen High 26-17 in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division football contest on Friday night. Dion Stephens added a rushing touchdown for the Golden Knights. Sussex Central also got point from a safety and a field goal by kicker Juan Amezcua Justiniani. […]

Sussex schools remember Rosedale with jazz performance

GEORGETOWN – Sussex Central High School’s Take Two Drama Club will present “A Black History Month Celebration of Jazz: A Tribute to the Rosedale” on Tuesday,. The celebration will begin at 6 p.m. at SCHS. Paying homage to the Rosedale Hotel — a legendary performing venue for some of the greatest performers of the last […]

Local roundup: Golden Knights record 6 pins in defeating IR 42-30

Sussex Central High collected six pins before topping intra-district rival Indian River, 42-30, in wrestling on Friday night. Tarryl Sturgis (160 pounds) won in 32 seconds for the quickest of those six falls for the Golden Knights (8-3). Also winning by pin for Central were Mason Ankrom (126), Ethan Vickers (145), Jaden Savage (152), Kody […]

Local roundup: Milford wrestlers defeat Central 48-21

Milford High collected six pins en route to a 48-21 victory over Sussex Central in their Henlopen North wrestling showdown on Wednesday evening. The win keeps the Buccaneers undefeated at 5-0 in the North, 19-0 overall. Bevinsky Augustin registered a 58-second pin at 195 pounds for Milford’s quickest fall of the match. Also winning by […]

Sussex Central graduate a marching band link in Clemson’s title repeat bid

GEORGETOWN — The thrilling Fiesta Bowl outcome between Clemson and Ohio State undoubtedly struck a sweet note for 2019 Sussex Central High School graduate Zach Ables and his family. And it sets the stage for an interesting, undoubtedly rare championship experience. His senior year at Sussex Central, Zach was a member of the Golden Knight […]

Local roundup: Sussex Central defeats Caesar Rodney 40-26 in North wrestling

Sussex Central High won eight of the 14 individual matches in posting a 40-26 victory over Caesar Rodney in their Henlopen North wrestling showdown on Wednesday night. The Golden Knight (2-0 North, 2-0 overall) had lost their last two regular-season matchups with the Riders (1-1 North, 1-1 overall). Central was leading only 30-26 before getting […]