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 […]

CR’s Minear has 17 saves in scoreless tie with Ravens

Caesar Rodney High goalie Bailey Minear made 17 saves as the Riders played to a scoreless tie with Sussex Tech in Henlopen North field hockey on Monday afternoon. Taylor Bullis made three saves for the Ravens, who finished with advantages of 17-3 in shots and 16-2 in corners. CR (2-5-1) return to action today when […]

Riders open with 14-0 shutout win over Sussex Tech

GEORGETOWN — Between the layer of fog and the bright lights shining in his eyes, Jeremiah McDonald really couldn’t locate the football until the last second. And when he did, he realized it was an opportunity to make a play. McDonald, a junior linebacker at Caesar Rodney High, recorded the first interception of his career […]

Sussex Tech alum hired as grid coach

GEORGETOWN — Brad Ellingsworth is only 28 years old. But he’s already going into his ninth season as a high school football coach. And he’s worked under four different head coaches. So what Ellingsworth lacks in age, he hopes he makes up for in coaching experience. He’s going to rely on that experience now that […]

Quillin leaves Sussex Tech to coach Seaford High football team

SEAFORD — Sure, Mark Quillin likes a challenge. If he didn’t, he certainly wouldn’t have taken the wrestling coaching job at Delmar High several years ago when the program had just 10 wrestlers. “When I got there,” Quillin recalled, “they said, ‘Hey, if you can’t get things going, we’re going to close the program down.’” […]

Cape-Tech fight being investigated

Officials from both Cape Henlopen and Sussex Tech High are investigating an altercation that led to several boys’ basketball players being ejected from a game on Thursday night. Two players from each team were involved in the fight, which broke out midway through the third quarter of the Henlopen Conference Northern Division contest being played […]

Local roundup: Sussex Tech wrestlers defeat Dover 45-25

Sussex Tech earned bonus points in seven of eight match victories to defeat Dover High 45-25 in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division dual meet at Dover on Wednesday night. The Ravens were led by a pair of pins by Chase Flood (138 pounds) and Josh Negron (195). Hunter Ruff (113) won via injury default while […]

Smyrna boys rally to edge Ravens 63-54 in hoop opener

SMYRNA — Heading into the fourth quarter, it was anyone’s game. In a span of just over three minutes, Smyrna High turned a slim two-point lead into a double-digit advantage. From there, the Eagles hit a handful of free throws down the stretch to cruise to a 63-54 season-opening boys’ basketball victory over Sussex Tech […]

Local roundup: Sussex Tech defeats Cape Henlopen 57-27 in North finale

Sussex Tech High scored 35 first-half points before posting a 57-27 victory over Cape Henlopen in Henlopen North football on Friday night. The Ravens closed the season with back-to-back victories to finish with a 5-5 overall record. Kevin Custis ran for a pair of touchdowns while senior quarterback Chase Snyder threw for two TDs and […]

Senators rally to edge Sussex Tech 30-27 in 2OT thriller

GEORGETOWN — Dover High erased a late two-touchdown deficit, scoring a pair of fourth quarter touchdowns on the way to a thrilling 30-27 double-overtime victory over Sussex Tech High Friday night. Senior quarterback Elijah Allen hit junior Tyrese Sanabria, from 12 yards and 25 yards out, on both the fourth quarter touchdowns to force the […]