DMA outlasts Sussex Central 

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Delaware Military Academy celebrates during the game against Sussex Central photo by Nick Halliday Delaware Military Academy defeated Sussex Central 13-10 Monday night at Wilson Field. DMA totaled nine hits in the game while Sussex Central collected ten hits in the high-scoring affair.  Sussex Central opened up the scoring in the first inning after back to back walks to AJ …

High School softball 2022 season preview

GlennFrazer Headlines, Sports

  The 2021 softball season concluded with a thrilling extra-inning championship game between Caravel and Sussex Central. This season those two teams expect to be in the mix for another title run along with several other teams as Spring sports got underway this week. As always, pitching is the focus and the state is blessed with a multitude of talent …

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Caesar Rodney records three pins to advance

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Shamar Nelson (left) and Ryder Robinson lock up in their 220 pound match Nelson won by pin photo by Michael Williams Camden-Wyoming – Caesar Rodney and Sussex Central squared off two months ago with the Riders narrowly winning by one point. The two rivals met again on the mat in the D.I.A.A. Dual Meet State Tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday night both …

Smyrna uses five pins in victory over Sussex Central

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Brandon West 160lb Smyrna gets the Pin against Sussex Central photo by Ben Fulton BF Imagery Georgetown – For the second time this season Smyrna head coach Aaron Harris sent his young heavyweight, Chi Chi Eule, out onto the mat with the match on the line. For the second time this season Eule delivered. Eule, who at one point was the …

Sussex Central stuns top ranked Cape Henlopen on the mat

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Sussex Central’s Malachi Stratton (top) controls Jacob Goodsell of Cape Henlopen in their 106 pound match on Wednesday night. Stratton won via pin. Photo by Dave Frederick   Lewes – 2022 has been an unpredictable year in high school wrestling. Teams juggling lineups between injuries and Covid has made for coaches having to move wrestlers around to fill their lineup. Unranked …

Caravel Academy Cruises in 50-16 Mat Victory over Sussex Central

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Caravel wrestling team after defeating Sussex Central, photo courtesy of Caravel Buccaneers Wrestling Facebook Georgetown – The defending Division II state champions Caravel Academy went on the road to Sussex Central on Wednesday night to start their dual meet season and on the strength of winning 11 of the 14 bouts won the dual meet 50-16.   The match began …

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Sallies advances with win over reigning champs

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

WILMINGTON — Five different players scored for Salesianum as the Sals, the third seed in the DIAA Class 3A football tournament, knocked Sussex Central from the bracket with a 34-12 win on Nov. 27 at Abessinio Stadium. The win sets up a meeting at Middletown next weekend. The Sals and Cavaliers did not play this season. The tone was set …

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Sussex Central football advances

Benny Mitchell Sports

Georgetown – Win and advance is the approach Sussex Central is taking during the playoffs. The Golden Knights entered the 2021 D.I.A.A Class AAA state tournament as the number six seed, but a chance to defend their state title. Sussex Central took their first step Friday night beating Caesar Rodney 35-0 in the Class AAA opening round. “We did a lot …

Central holds off Cape in 53rd consecutive game

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Cape Henlopen and Sussex Central share a border along eastern Sussex County which makes for natural rivals. Friday night October 22nd the two played for the 53rd consecutive game at Sussex Central High School. This year’s game was a tale of two halves as the Golden Knights jumped out to a 21-0 halftime lead, but the Vikings controlled the second half scoring …

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Fourth down stop keys Dover win

GlennFrazer Headlines, Sports

Photo courtesy of Dover Football Boosters In a game that appeared the team with the ball last would win, a key 4th down stop by Dover was the difference in a 41-25 Senators victory on homecoming night. Sussex Central trailed 28-25 with 7:41 left in the game, facing a 4th and 1 at their own 42 yard line. Zimir Gardner …