Hayes inducted into Hall of Fame

Terry Rogers Headlines, Milford Headline Story, Sports, Uncategorized

William “Sonny” Hayes was a three-time varsity letter winner and a defensive captain who graduated from Milford in 1970. Known for his tenacious style of play, Hayes was a natural leader who had a nose for the ball. One thing that the Milford football program has always prided itself on is producing men of character. Hayes was one of them. …

Dover Dominates in 72nd Playing of the Civil War Game

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Hurricane Ian was looming in Dover when Caesar Rodney visited Dover High School for a noon kickoff on Saturday.  The wind was gusting, and a slight drizzle was falling, but these two teams were ready to play the 72nd version of the Civil War battle.   This rivalry began back in 1935 but became an annual event in 1961.  There’s …

Johnson’s 2 scores help Delmar reclaim Kiwanis Trophy

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Greenwood – Delmar and Woodbridge met for the 64th time in the Kiwanis Trophy Game on Friday night in Greenwood. The Wildcats return the trophy back south to Delmar with a 41-14 Class AA District 3 win.   The trophy has been going back and forth for the past several years. Woodbridge was the last team to win back to …

Smyrna defense, ‘Ya-Ya’ Knight stellar in win 

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

  The highly anticipated matchup in Class AAA – District 2 featured two of the best defenses in the state. With high winds and rain, a low scoring contest was expected. Those units dominated a scoreless 1st quarter at Charles V. Williams Stadium Friday night. The home team Eagles are ranked 2nd in the state with the Golden Knights ranked …

Red Lion blanks Milford in 2A matchup

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

The Red Lion football dominated in their Class 2A matchup against Milford. The Red Lions came away with a 39-0 victory over the Buccaneers.  After a Milford punt, Red Lion got the scoring started as Evan Biddinger hit Kyle Manley down the sideline for a 67 yard touchdown. Red Lion would go for the two point conversion and convert as …

MHS student to compete in national equestrian event

Terry Rogers Milford Headline Story, Schools, Sports

Aston Hudson, a junior at Milford High School, recently learned that he had been accepted to participate in the Retired Racehorse Project, one of only 500 competitors accepted to the program. Hudson got involved in equestrian sports as his mother was also involved with horses. “I developed an interest in riding and showing as a kid,” Hudson said. “I started …

Greater Milford Boys and Girls Club pool to get upgrades

Terry Rogers Culture, Education, Headlines, Milford Headline Story, Sports

The Greater Milford Boys and Girls Club recently announced that the Richard M. Johnson Aquatic Center pool would be getting some upgrades, thanks to funding provided by the state bond bill. The upgrades will require the pool to be shut down for approximately one month. “The old pool lighting has been replaced with LED lighting,” Paul Dorey, Executive Director of …

Cross Country Shines in Jersey

Terry Rogers Headlines, Milford Headline Story, Sports

By Kevin Eickman   If you haven’t been paying attention to the Milford Cross Country team in recent years, you have been missing quite a great deal. Under the leadership of coach Lance Skinner, along with a host of volunteers, Milford has become a team to be watched. With steady improvement, this is turning out to be a solid year …

Kilby scores four touchdowns to lead Senators in District win

Benny Mitchell High Schools, Sports

Lewes – The Dover Senators traveled to Cape Henlopen.   Jakwon Kilby carried the ball 20 times for 158 yards and scored four touchdowns leading the Senators to a 33-12 win.   “It’s really nice to have a player like Jakwon Kilby on your team. He is a power runner and he did a nice job finishing off drives tonight,” …