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Caesar Rodney Slugs Out A Win over Cape Henlopen

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Caesar Rodney pitcher Peyton Shields, Photo courtesy of Caesar Rodney School District Facebook page Lewes – On a cool and blustery Tuesday afternoon the Caesar Rodney softball team stepped off the bus at Cape Henlopen and went right to work. The Riders put up five runs in the top of the first courtesy of back to back homeruns by Peyton …

Rigby steps down as Riders head wrestling coach

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Dan Rigby Caesar Rodney Wrestling Coach photo by Ben Fulton BF Imagery After seven years at the helm of the Caesar Rodney Riders wrestling team, head coach Dan Rigby is stepping away from the program. Rigby amassed a 63-29 record at Caesar Rodney reaching the DIAA Division I state finals three times and bringing Caesar Rodney it’s 14th state title …

No. 21 seed Caesar Rodney knocks off Archmere in first round

Joe Singles Headlines, Sports

Photo by Joe Singles The first round of the boys’ basketball state tournament tipped off Tuesday evening at a number of locations throughout the state. One of the many first round games featured the #12 seed Archmere Auks hosting the #21 seed Caesar Rodney Riders. The Auks came out early with their usual brand of half- court basketball, making the …

Cape Henlopen wins division I title with a victory over Caesar Rodney

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Cape Henlopen wrestling team winning the Division I state championship photo by the DIAA   Smyrna – Saturday’s matches at the DIAA Dual Meet State Championships didn’t exactly follow the blueprint for Cape Henlopen head coach Chris Mattioni, but the Vikings were able to find pins in other weight classes to bring home the Division I state championship.   “When …

Caesar Rodney shocks No. 2 Salesianum in state wrestling semis

Benny Mitchell Headlines

Shamar Nelson took his opponent down for a pin in 2:44. SMYRNA — The Caesar Rodney Riders ended the regular season with a loss at Salesianum. Eight days later the two met in the semifinals of the D.I.A.A. Dual Meet State Championships at Smyrna High School on Saturday afternoon. The Riders came out firing on Saturday recording five pins beating …

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 …

Riders end Eagles streak in rivalry match

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Josh Dyer of Caesar Rodney (left) and Smyrna’s Kael Howell lock up in their 220 pound bout on Wednesday night. Dyer won a 3-1 decision photo by Gene Shaner Smyrna – The last time the Caesar Rodney Riders wrestling team beat the Smyrna Eagles was the 2018 state championship. On Wednesday night the Riders ended a four match losing streak with …

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 …

Riders rally to upend Seaford

GlennFrazer Headlines, Sports

Caesar Rodney Basketball team photo courtesy of Caesar Rodney School District The Caesar Rodney Riders rallied from a nine point deficit with 3:20 left in the 4th quarter to tie the game on a three-point shot by Trey Voshell with :01 second left, then outscored Seaford 8-4 in overtime to get the road win Saturday in boys basketball.  CR scored …

Dover rides Tolson’s 3rd quarter barrage to beat CR

GlennFrazer Headlines, Sports

Tyrone Tolson Dover Boys Basketball flexs during the game photo by Nick Halliday The 2nd ranked Dover Senators held a 21-16 lead at halftime over cross-town rival Caesar Rodney when “mild-mannered Clark Kent transformed into Superman ” in the person of Tyrone Tolson. Just like Superman changed in a phone booth, Tolson (who had not scored in the 1st half) …