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 …

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 …

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 …

Lake Forest rings the bell

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Felton – Each year for the past 54 years Milford and Lake Forest play for possession of a trophy made from a bell taken from the train that ran from Harrington to Milford when the route was decommissioned. “Winning the bell is important to not just the players, but the community. Twenty years from now these players will talk about …

Brandon West’s pin ignites Smyrna Rally

GlennFrazer Headlines, Sports

Smyrna Wrestler Brandon West photo by Ben Fulton The regular season match between Milford and Smyrna came down to the final weight class as Chijoka Eulie pulled out a decision for a 36-35 Eagles victory. The rematch in the DIAA quarterfinal duals was expected to be another nail biter, but Smyrna reeled off 29 straight points to win 50-22, sending …

Caesar Rodney pins their way to mat victory over Milford

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Trevor Copes (right) of Milford photo by Tony Scarfo   Milford– Caesar Rodney recorded five straight pins early in the match and then held off Milford for a 43-28 victory in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division wrestling match. The Bucs Ryan Mejia began the dual with a first period pin at 152 pounds followed by a 7-0 decision by Averi Copes …

Smyrna overcomes 20-point deficit for mat victory over Milford

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Smyrna’s Qwantez Watkins (top) holds down Milford’s Patrick Sharkey during their 126 pound bout. Watkins won by pin in 2:55. Photo by Kenny Correll Smyrna – Just two nights after watching a 15 point lead evaporate in a 34-30 loss against Cape Henlopen. Smyrna head coach Aaron Harris looked out onto the mat Friday night with the Eagles trailing Milford by …

Big night from Drumgo leads Caravel past Milford in a battle of Buccaneers

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Photo courtesy of Caravel football It was the first true cold game of the season at Bob People’s Stadium Friday night, on the campus of Caravel Academy.  A battle of Buccaneers was scheduled to take place as Milford (3-4) traveled up to Caravel (7-1), looking to keep their slim playoff chances alive.  However, on this night Caravel would prevail behind …