Girls’ wrestling finding foothold in state

CAMDEN — Makenna Dolt is a pretty competitive kid. The Caesar Rodney High freshman had to be to make the Riders’ starting lineup in wrestling. But when she took the mat against rival Smyrna last January, somehow the result seemed secondary. “I didn’t really care if I was going to win or lose,” said Dolt, […]

Salesianum edge Caesar Rodney 34-33 in dual meet wrestling tournament

WILMINGTON — A week ago, the Caesar Rodney High wrestling team went up to Salesianum School, won the toss-up matches and escaped Wilmington with a dual meet victory. But the Riders came up one point short in their quest to repeat that feat on Wednesday. Sixth-seeded Caesar Rodney fell at No. 3 seed Salesianum 34-33 […]

Roundup: CR wrestlers earn 36-22 victory of Salesianum

Caesar Rodney High won a one-point decision in the night’s final bout to post a 36-33 victory over Salesianum in a non-conference wrestling matchup on Monday evening. Caleb Adamowicz won a 5-4 decision at 152 pounds to break a 33-33 tie for the Riders (6-4). CR picked up four pins in the victory. Winning by […]

Wrestling Notes: After winning Ray Oliver, Ironman next for Smyrna’s top wrestlers

SMYRNA — The wrestling season is young but the Smyrna High wrestling squad has already taken home some hardware. The Eagles won the team title at the 47th annual Ray Oliver Tournament last weekend at McDonogh School in Maryland. It was a strong showing across the board for Delaware teams with six individual champions coming […]

Local products Fleetwood, Parker eye NCAA wrestling tournament

Two Henlopen Conference products will be ending their collegiate wrestling careers on the NCAA’s biggest stage. Brent Fleetwood, a Smyrna High graduate, and Zack Parker, a Caesar Rodney High grad, each qualified for the 2019 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. Action begins today and goes through Saturday at the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. Fleetwood, […]

Bucs finish six-year Div. II reign with four second-place state finishes

LEWES – Don Parsley is about to do something he’s never done in his nearly three decades at the helm of the Milford High wrestling program. He’s going to take the week off. His Bucs squad just wrapped up the 2018-19 wrestling campaign Saturday night with four wrestlers earning second-place finishes at the DIAA individual […]

Seven Henlopen wrestlers capture state titles at individual championships

LEWES — A pair of Caesar Rodney High wrestlers earned redemption from a year ago while a Dover High wrestler rebounded from a week ago. Meanwhile Smyrna High crowned three champions. Seven Henlopen Conference wrestlers earned state titles on Saturday night during a busy day at the DIAA individual championships hosted at Cape Henlopen High. […]

Eagles, Riders advance combined 14 wrestlers to DIAA semifinals

LEWES — Leading up to Friday’s DIAA individual state championships, Caesar Rodney High coach Dan Rigby wanted to be sure his wrestlers were relaxed and enjoying the moment. “I think a lot of our guys just do really well when there’s no pressure,” Rigby said. “This week we’ve kind of been relaxed and we told […]

Wrestling notebook: Smyrna’s Al-Chokhachy seeks one last title at state individual meet

SMYRNA — Jaxson Al-Chokhachy looked at the calender and knew there were only a few weeks left in the wrestling season. The Smyrna High senior still had some things he wanted to accomplish before graduation. It was time to take things up a notch. And its been a whirlwind couple of weeks for Al-Chokhachy. In […]

Smyrna wins Henlopen wrestling title: Eagles crown 5 champs, Milford finishes 2nd

GEORGETOWN — Gabe Evans says people think of him as just a football player. And yes, Evans is quite good at football. He was an All-State wide receiver for Dover High in the fall. But that doesn’t mean Evans is limited to what sports he can excel at. Evans captured the 170-pound championship at the […]