Local roundup: Ravens capture Tech Bowl with 53-7 victory over Panthers

Sussex Tech defeated Polytech in the Tech Bowl 53-7 on Friday night in Henlopen Conference Northern Division football action. The Ravens improved to 3-3 on the season. They are 2-1 in Henlopen North play. Polytech dropped to 1-5 (0-3 Henlopen North). Woodbridge 56, Seaford 0: The Blue Raiders remained unbeaten with the Henlopen South victory. […]

Smyrna shuts out Sussex Tech 28-0

SMYRNA — When Smyrna High won three Division I state championships in a row recently, the Eagles were known as an offensive juggernaut. This year, Smyrna is winning games thanks to its defense. The Eagles shut out Sussex Tech to pick up a 28-0 victory in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division contest on Friday night. […]

Experienced Ravens seek first tourney berth since 2015

GEORGETOWN — A year ago, Sussex Tech High registered its first winning season since 2015. But a 6-4 record wasn’t quite enough to clinch a spot in the DIAA Division I state playoff bracket. The Ravens ended the season on a four-game win streak, putting up 40 or more points in each of those games […]

A healthy Kane ready to lead Sussex Tech

GEORGETOWN — This time last year, Ricky Kane was preparing for what he hoped would be his breakout season as Sussex Tech High’s full-time starting quarterback. A few weeks later, in the Ravens’ Week 1 match-up against Milford High, Kane went down with a season-ending injury. While the Ravens won the season-opener, 30-13, over the […]

Trio of Ravens seek to help Gold extend win streak

NEWARK — Last fall, Trey Hatfield, Michael Norsworthy and Ian Williams were key contributors to Sussex Tech High’s first winning season since 2015. With a 6-4 record, the Ravens fell just shy of earning their first football playoff berth in three seasons but did enjoy an impressive four-week stretch to end the year. After suffering […]

Sussex Tech battery Warrington, Shockley honored as first team baseball All-Staters

The Sussex Tech battery won the Ravens a lot of games this baseball season. And both players were recognized for their efforts. Senior pitcher Matt Warrington and sophomore catcher Jason Shockley each were named to the All-State first team. The duo were two of 16 Henlopen Conference players selected to an All-State team. The two […]

Appoquinimink makes baseball semifinals, nips Sussex Tech 1-0 in 8 innings

MIDDLETOWN — Everyone who showed up to watch Sussex Tech take on unbeaten Appoquinimink High received the pitchers duel they anticipated. In the end, Appoquinimink escaped with the win both teams wanted. The top-seeded Jaguars advanced thanks to a walkoff hit by Krew Bouldin in the bottom of the eighth for a 1-0 victory in […]

Ravens, Vikings fall in Div. I girls’ soccer quarterfinals

CAMDEN – With its top scorer sidelined due to injury, the Sussex Tech High girls’ soccer team knew it’d need a strong defensive effort. Senior goalkeeper Valencia Whealton more than met that challenge, making 16 saves for the fifth-seeded Ravens before fourth-seeded Middletown High finally netted a game-winner in double overtime for a 1-0 win […]

Charter School edges Ravens 7-3 in softball quarterfinals

GEORGETOWN — With two outs in the bottom of the fourth inning, Colleen Cosbey sent a pitch over the wall for a two-run home run. Her clutch, two-out homer bounced off the left field scoreboard to put Sussex Tech High ahead 3-2. The momentum it created was short-lived, as 12th-seeded Charter School of Wilmington responded […]

Senators clinch Henlopen Conference title

GEORGETOWN — When it left his bat there wasn’t any doubt it would clear the fence. Michael Carrington smashed a solo home run to put Dover High’s first run on the board in the top of the fourth inning. He took a second or two to soak it in as he watched it sail over […]