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 …

Sussex Central spoils Cape’s homecoming

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Lewes – With an automatic berth to the state tournament on the line in a rivalry game a fast start for either team would be huge. Freshman Will Harmon gave Sussex Central that initial punch in the arm returning the opening kickoff 64 yards to the Cape Henlopen 25 yard line. Four plays later Andrew Long scored on a seven …

Salesianum, Padua runners win Joe O’Neill Invitational titles

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

Bellevue State Park was the setting for a “picture-perfect” Autumn day as 416 varsity runners competed in the Joe O’Neill Cross Country Invitational. Salesianum and Padua took the team titles. The Sals (66) finished just 6 points ahead of 2nd place Middletown. Cape Henlopen took 3rd with 90 points. The Cavaliers’ Jonathan Drew won the boys race with a time …

Golden Knights grind out homecoming win

Benny Mitchell High Schools, Sports

Georgetown – Sussex Central went to their “old fashion” Wing-T offense Friday night according to head coach John Wells grinding out 241 rushing yards as the Golden Knights ran the ball 45 times out 51 total plays in the game. “Our offense played well tonight, we were able to run the ball and keep Dover’s offense off the field. That …

DMA football coach Nick Lincoln suspended by DIAA

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

Delaware Military Academy does not plan to appeal the 30-day suspension of head football coach Nick Lincoln, according to a letter sent to school football families on Oct. 13. The board of directors of the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association voted earlier that day to sanction Lincoln and two others for their actions that led to an ineligible player being allowed …

Long’s four touchdowns paces Golden Knights in bounce back victory

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Milford – Sussex Central running back Andrew Long erupted for four touchdowns Thursday night with three of them coming on offense where he carried the ball just eight times for 106 yards. He also returned an interception for a touchdown for the Golden Knights.   Sussex Central rebounded from a loss to Smyrna last week beating Milford 49-6.   The …