Sussex Tech baseball Kobe Tindely had the game winning hit over CR. Photo by Nick Halliday

 Sussex Tech walks it off at Frawley

Nick HallidayHigh Schools, Sports

Two Henlopen North conference teams made the trip upstate to face off at Frawley Stadium. No. 3 Sussex Tech hosted No. 10¬† Caesar Rodney in a top 10 matchup.¬†   After six full scoreless innings Sussex Tech walked it off in the bottom of the seventh. Kobe Tindley came to bat with the bases loaded and two outs. Took a …

Polytech sofball Julia MacConnel hit a three run homerun in their win over Smyrna. Photo by Ben Fulton

No. 7 Polytech rallies past Smyrna 

Glenn FrazerHigh Schools, Headlines, Sports

The Polytech Panthers fell behind 2-0 after three innings in Monday‚Äôs Henlopen Conference game at Smyrna. They responded with an immediate rally in the top of the fourth, scoring 6 runs including a 3-run homer by Julia MacConnell.¬† After the win, I asked Julia what her approach was on the ‚Äúat-bat‚ÄĚ as she was down in the count on-and-two. She …

Sussex Tech Jeremy Vest got the win over Cap Henlopen. Photo courtesy of Dan Cook of the Cape Gazette

Vest gets win over No. 1 Cape

Nick HallidayHigh Schools, Headlines, Sports

  No. 5 Sussex Tech hosted No. 1 Cape Henlopen in a Henlopen North matchup of two top ten teams in the state. Tech‚Äôs Jeremy Vest outdueled Cape‚Äôs Brad Mark‚Äôs to get his fourth win of the season.¬†   Both aces were undefeated heading into this top ten matchup and both went the distance in this game. Vest was able …

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Courtside View ‚Äď Week 5 boys basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHigh Schools, Sports

Last week saw a couple days of games canceled due to heavy winds and rain.¬† This week has potential for some snow¬† so make sure to check the schedule before you head to the gym.   The Smyrna Eagles defeated Caesar Rodney last week in a matchup of much improved Henlopen North teams.¬† The Eagles improved to 4-0 at home …

Sussex Academy soccer George Sapna is attacked by his team after kicking the game winning the DII soccer state championship

Sussex Academy wins first soccer state championship

Nick HallidayHeadlines, High Schools, Sports

DOVER ‚Äď It was a day to remember at Dover High School on the afternoon of Nov. 18, as Sussex Academy made a little bit of history. The Seahawks outlasted Saint Mark’s, 5-4, in penalty kicks for the DIAA Division II boys championship. It was the first team championship in school history. No. 1 Sussex Academy trailed No. 6 Saint …

Smyrna football Tim Yancey runs the ball against St Georges photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez

Smyrna scores 48 points to beat St. George’s on Senior Night

Glenn FrazerHigh Schools, Headlines, Sports

  The Smyrna Eagles out scored St. George’s 48-35 in a “wild” football game Friday night at Charles V. Williams Stadium. The two teams combined for five touchdowns, four turnovers, and 33 points all in the opening quarter. Smyrna honored 24 players on Senior Night, many of whom figured prominently in the outcome. Smyrna scored the first touchdown just :17 …

Laurel football Xavier Limehouse runs a route during a game photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Limehouse scores three touchdowns to lead Laurel

Benny MitchellHigh Schools, Headlines, Sports

Laurel¬†– The Laurel Bulldogs came into Friday night‚Äôs District 3 game looking to both keep their postseason hopes alive and defend their house with Xavier Limehouse. Limehouse rushed for a career high 255 yards on 24 carries scoring 3 touchdowns as he led the Bulldogs to a 34-20 Class AA District 3 win over Lake Forest. ‚ÄúWhen the playoffs are …

Dover football John Parker runs the ball against Smyrna photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez

Dover edges Smyrna for first time in 5 years

Nick HallidayHigh Schools, Headlines, Sports

Before last night’s game the Dover Senators had not been able to beat the Smyrna Eagles since 2018 and for the first time in head coach Chipp Knapps Career. In 2018 Dover defeated Smyrna 46-38 in front of a homecoming crowd at Dover. In that game they were powered by Jordan McGee (Temple) and Javon Peace (Central Connecticut State) who …

Smyrna Eagles Kahmaj Kearney runs after a catch photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez

Smyrna outscores Caesar Rodney in 54-20 win

Glenn FrazerHigh Schools, Sports

The Smyrna Eagles used a potent passing attack to secure their opening District 2 game of the season in a 54-20 victory at Caesar Rodney Saturday. Senior Jacob Tiberi and freshman Drew Marks combined for 347 yards and 2 touchdowns while Kahmaj Kearney rushed for 3 scores and 3 two-point conversions. The Eagles raced out to a 16-0 lead on …