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Bucs soccer falls 8-1 to Riders, look ahead to busy week

Lila Mergner put the ball in the back of the net unassisted in the 69th minute last Thursday afternoon. Unfortunately, the goal by the Milford High sophomore was the lone score for the Buccaneers’ soccer team that afternoon as Henlopen...

Milford’s Mergner blanks CR 11-0 in five innings

Alex Mergner had a near-perfect afternoon on the mound. The Milford High starting pitcher surrendered just one hit and struck out eight batters in five scoreless innings as the Bucs shut out Caesar Rodney High, 11-0, Thursday afternoon. With a double-digit...

Softball Swinging Better

It was all there for the taking by the Lady Buccaneers softball team last Friday, as Milford traveled to Woodbridge to battle the Blue Raiders. Having covered Milford softball for over 10 years, this is without a doubt one...

Bucs overcome slow start for 12-8 Battle of Bat baseball win over rival Lake Forest

When a big hit was needed, Aydin Zimmerman was there to deliver it. Again and again. The Milford High junior registered four hits and drove in a game-high five runs to lead the Buccaneers to a 12-8 victory in the...

Baseball Off To 2-1 Start

Coming into this season, Milford baseball coach Nick Brannan had lots of questions he was looking for answers to. Following Monday’s game against Sussex Academy, Brannan is still looking for answers. Although Milford would emerge victorious with an 8-2...

Determined Sylvester Headed to Goldey-Beacom

Every athlete has a story, every athlete must overcome some form of adversity in one way or another. Soon-to-be Milford graduate Connor Sylvester is one such athlete. It has been a long road for Sylvester, as his primary battle...

Reed, Milford softball excited to finally start swinging this spring

She’s been waiting a long time, but Mackenzie Reed is finally set to begin her tenure as the head softball coach at Milford High. With last year’s spring season wiped out due to the Coronavirus pandemic, first-year coach Reed has...

Kemmerlin ready to take on first season as Milford girls’ soccer coach

When he was in high school, soccer wasn’t even a thought for Prince Kemmerlin. “Not a chance,” laughed the former Milford High standout who used to spend his fall Friday nights running up and down the football field, not kicking...

Lacrosse Returns to Action

Last spring was supposed to be a big one for Milford boys’ lacrosse, with a team full of upper-classmen, full of experience and skill, the bar was set high for the Buccaneers. Then came COVID and a season of...

Bucs Baseball is Back

It was almost a year to the day, when I conducted interviews for what was supposed to be the Milford baseball preview for the 2020 season. Although it was unknown at the time, that season would not be...
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Over the winter, after the state of Texas dealt with significant power outages due to winter weather, Councilman Brian Baer asked City Manager Mark...

Annexation Committee recommends limit to property request

In April, Milford City Council unanimously approved an annexation request from Walter and Sharon Feindt, referring the request to the Annexation Committee for review....

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Abbott’s Mill plans 40th anniversary celebration

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