Undefeated Laurel takes home Lions Club Trophy

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

There’s a lot of football history in the small town of Laurel. Thursday night, the Bulldogs added to that history by finishing the regular season 10-0 with their 42-13 victory over rival Delmar. “I am really proud of these kids, they have committed themselves to this program for a long time and it makes me proud to be able to …

Milford falls to Caravel

Terry Rogers Headlines, Milford Headline Story, Sports

By DAVE McCALLUM Milford was clicking on all cylinders a week ago blasting Sussex Tech 46-35 in its Homecoming game, and Buccaneer head coach Shawn Strickland knew a similar effort would be required on Friday against unbeaten powerhouse Caravel Academy Friday night at Briggs Stadium. The homestanding Buccaneers were no match for their counterparts as they dropped a 42-0 decision …

Smyrna solidifies hold on No. 1 ranking

Glenn Frazer Health, Sports

The top ranked Smyrna Eagles had scored over 40 points in five of the last 6 games while the 6th ranked Appoquinimink defense had only allowed an average of 12 points this season, so something had to “give” last night in Middletown…right? Smyrna sent a message by scoring on the first play from scrimmage as quarterback Brian Wright executed a …

Middletown makes statement with road win over Sussex Central

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Georgetown – Defending Class AAA state champion Middletown came into their game with second ranked Sussex Central hovering at the 500 mark on the season, but left Georgetown with a statement win as the Cavaliers pulled away from the Knights in the second half with a 42-16 road win. “First off Sussex Central is a great football team and a …

Smyrna dominates second half in a Homecoming to Remember

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

The highly anticipated showdown between No. 1 Smyrna and No. 3 Salesianum did not disappoint. The opening half alone featured several “highlight” plays, keeping the large homecoming crowd on the edge of their seats. The home team Eagles’ defense provided the first highlight when senior linebacker Nasir Jenkins gathered a “tipped” pass in stride for a 30-yard “pick six”, barely …

Week 8: Field hockey, soccer, volleyball rankings

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

Division 2 Field Hockey Ranking School Record  Last Week’s Ranking 1) Delmar 13-0 1 2) Archmere 11-2 2 3)  Tatnall 13-1 3 4)  DMA 8-2-1 4 5) Friend’s 9-3 5 6) Newark Charter 8-2-1 6 7) Sussex Academy 8-3-1 7 8) Woodbridge 8-3 8 9) Saint Mark’s 8-4 9 10) Lake Forest 8-4 NR   Division 1 Field Hockey Rankings …

Smyrna dominates after tightly contested opening quarter

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Alert to all of those who follow high school football, Smyrna is HOT!  The Eagles have been soaring since their devastating loss to Middletown in week two, and a huge reason has been because of the rapid development of senior QB Brian Wright.  The signal caller had perhaps his best game of the season on Saturday afternoon & he helped …

Buccaneer defense stifles Lake Forest

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

The Division II state championship game in 1989 was played at Dover High between Lake Forest and Caravel in an 18-14 Buccaneers win. Ironically, the two head coaches (Fred Johnson and John Reed) played against each other in that game, the 1st of four titles for Caravel. The two coaches reminisced about that game, that took place over 30 years …