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 …

Logan Heffington of Caesar Rodney top turns Christian Hedges of Sussex Tech during their 175 pound bout. Heffington won by pin photo courtesy of Donato

Riders rally to pin Ravens

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Camden¬†– The Caesar Rodney Riders trailed the Sussex Tech Ravens 29-17 with just five matches left in their Henlopen Conference Northern Division matchup. The Riders recorded four straight pins winning the dual 41-29. The match began at 106 pounds where the Riders Ben Donato won a 17-0 technical fall over Parker Hampton. Ashton Graham then recorded a pin in 1:05 …

The Riders Kenneth King locks up a cradle for a pin in 223 seconds at 157 pounds photo credit Eric Donato

Riders edge Bucs in Henlopen mat showdown

Benny MitchellHeadlines

Milford¬†– The Milford and Caesar Rodney wrestlers went back and forth trading pins and slugging it out like a heavyweight title fight. Both teams had six pins, but the match came down to a major decision and a buzzer beating takedown to give the Riders a 43-36 victory in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division match. ‚ÄúWe faced adversity tonight and …

Caesar Rodneys Ben Donato tilts Laurels Reginald Ferdinand for backpoints in their 106 pound bout. Donato won the match with a 123 pin photo courtesy of Eric Donato 1

Caesar Rodney records seven pins to get past Laurel

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Laurel¬†– Most wrestling coaches know matches don‚Äôt always go as planned and that was the case Wednesday night as both teams were without their top wrestler heading into the dual meet between Caesar Rodney and Laurel. Neither the Bulldogs Stanley Pete, ranked number one at 150 pounds, nor Trevor Copes ranked number one at 126 pounds were to step on …

Dover basketball Dorrell Little attempts a jump shot against Caesar Rodney photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Dover wins season opener 67-61 over rival CR

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

The Dover Senators and Caesar Rodney Riders renewed their cross-town rivalry in an early season boys basketball game at sold out Dover High Saturday. The Riders entered the game with a record of 2-1, while the Senators were playing their first game of the 23-24 season.¬† The two teams battled in the first quarter with Caesar Rodney taking an 11-10 …

Cape Henlopen football Maurki James scores his fourth touchdown of the game on an 85 yard run photo courtesy of Dave Frederick

King James powers Cape Henlopen over Caesar Rodney

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Lewes¬†– The rain moved out of the area allowing the Cape Henlopen homecoming parade to march into the stadium in front of a large raucous home crowd, it was a night fit for a king for the Vikings. Maurki James filled that role as he rushed for 216 yards scoring four touchdowns and was crowned homecoming king at halftime helping …

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 …

After two years away from football Jed Bell will lead the Milford Buccaneers photo by Benny Mitchell

Familiar faces end up in new places in downstate football

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Two new faces will roam the sidelines when high school football kicks off in September. Well maybe two not so new faces, but familiar faces in new places. After eight seasons Sean Strickland will leave Milford High School and take over at his alma mater Caesar Rodney. Strickland led Milford to the 2017 Division II state finals. The Riders had …

Sussex Central vs Caesar Rodney Wrestling match photo by Kenny Correll

Sussex Central claims Henlopen North mat title

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

  Camden- Coaches normally going into a match with a script of how they expect a dual meet to go. Before the midway point of Wednesday night’s match both coaches probably abandoned that script as the match saw two big upsets. Sussex Central won eight of the 14 bouts as they claimed the Henlopen Conference Northern Division dual meet championship …

The Riders Nate Legg top scores a takedown and nearfall points at the edge of the mat in the 165 pound match Wednesday night. Legg won by pin in 157. Photo by Benny Mitchell 1280x720 2

Caesar Rodney grapplers win 8th straight match

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Camden- The Caesar Rodney Riders used a pair of pins to sandwich their dual meet victory over the Smyrna Eagles 50-24 in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division match. Nate Legg got the Riders started with a pin at 165 pounds in 1:56 and Cameron Cataldi ended the night with a pin at 157 pounds in 1:04. Caesar Rodney won nine …