Polytech remains unbeatenĀ Henlopen Conference

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

The Polytech Panthers took a two game lead in the Henlopen North with a hard fought 55-52 win at Dover High Tuesday. Coach John Pierce told 302 Sports that he talked to his players at halftime regarding the pressure of the hostile environment. “It was a little sketchy in the beginning, but they finally worked their way through it”. Pierce …

Freshman Jayvion Denis leads Dover over Milford

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

Freshman guard Jayvion Denis came out of the locker room at halftime with “the hot hand”, scoring 9 straight points to extend Dover’s lead to double digits (49-35) thus giving the Senators a lead they would never relinquish in a Henlopen-North win Thursday night. The final was 84-66, but the host Buccaneers gave the favored Senators all they could handle …

Dover pulls away from Sussex Central in boys hoops

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

Dover, DE-The Dover Senators pulled away from a first quarter tie to snap Sussex Central’s 4-game winning streak in a 62-42 Henlopen North win Tuesday night. Both teams were seeing action for the 1st time since the Governor’s Challenge holiday tournament in Salisbury, MD.Ā  The Golden Knights have already doubled their win total from last season (2-17) with a 4-1 …

Smyrna Eagles “fly high” for state title

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

In their semifinal victory two weeks ago, the Smyrna Eagles used multiple offensive sets to feature the run game, only attempting five passes to advance to the championship game. Once they got to Delaware Stadium, it was Brian Wright and the passing attack that propelled the Eagles to the 4th title in school history since 2015. It just goes to …

21 years later, Dover returns to football title game

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Dover – The players on the Dover Senators football team were not even born the last time the Senators played in the state championship game in 2001. Most of their parents are too young to remember the last time Dover won a state title in 1988, but they are all aware now that the Senators are headed to Delaware Stadium …

Dover flips script to advance to Class AAA semis

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Georgetown – Five weeks ago Dover was shut out in their regular season game versus Sussex Central. Five weeks ago the Senators’ Nasir Snipes-Guzmanā€™s football future was uncertain as he awaited approval of a transfer waiver from the DIAA board. Fast forward to Friday night. Snipes-Guzman was back on the field and Dover shut out the Golden Knights 20-0 in …

Smyrna dominates after tightly contested opening quarter

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Alert to all of those who follow high school football, Smyrna is HOT!Ā  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.Ā  The signal caller had perhaps his best game of the season on Saturday afternoon & he helped …

Parker shines in victory for Dover

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

In a game that featured two of the top running backs in the state it was Dover’s sophomore standout wide receiver who stole the show. John Parker accounted for three of the four Dover Senators touchdowns to lead them to a 27-14 win over Appoquinimink.   Appoquinimink took an early 7-0 lead in the first quarter on a McConomy 25 …

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.   ā€œItā€™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,ā€ …