Sussex Central running back Malik Bell paced his team with 92 yards on 21 carries photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Ball control offense leads Sussex Central in win over Dover

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  (Dover, DE) The Sussex Central Golden Knights put on a clinic with their “ball control” wing-T offense in a 13-12 win at Dover Friday night. The result puts Central alone at the top of district 2 in class 3A (3-0 / 6-2), while the Senators suffered their first loss of the year (2-1 / 7-1). Sussex Central took the …

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 …

Seaford basektball Aivyon Matthews skies o block a shot during their win over Dover in the DIAA boys basketball state championship photo by Nick Halliday 1

Seaford grabs early lead and coasts

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

The Seaford boys basketball team put together a highlight reel of plays in the opening 12 minutes of their second round playoff game against Dover Thursday night. Seniors Brent Ricketts and Makel Hubbard both brought the sold out crowd to its feet with slam dunks as part of a 16-0 Blue Jays run to end the opening quarter. Leading 23-5 …

Polytech basketball Junior Dorrell Little dunks during their game against Dover photo by Brandon Bossert from 47 WMDT

Polytech remains unbeatenĀ Henlopen Conference

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

The Polytech Panthers took a two game lead in the Henlopen North with a hard fought 55-52 win at Dover High Tuesday. Coach John Pierce told 302 Sports that he talked to his players at halftime regarding the pressure of the hostile environment. “It was a little sketchy in the beginning, but they finally worked their way through it”. Pierce …

Dover basketball Freshman guard Jayvion Denis led the way with 25 points in win over Milford photo by Nick Halliday

Freshman Jayvion Denis leads Dover over Milford

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, 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 …

Dover Basketball Jaheim Harrell being introduced before their game against Sussex Central. Harrell scored 23 points in the win photo by Nick Halliday 1

Dover pulls away from Sussex Central in boys hoops

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

Dover, DE-The Dover Senators pulled away from a first quarter tie to snap Sussex Central’s 4-game winning streak in a 62-42 Henlopen North win Tuesday night. Both teams were seeing action for the 1st time since the Governor’s Challenge holiday tournament in Salisbury, MD.Ā  The Golden Knights have already doubled their win total from last season (2-17) with a 4-1 …

Smyrna Football players Nolan Fretz 4 Yamir Knight 80 Brian Wright 18 Markell Holman 7 during the 3A championship game photo by Donnell Henriquez

Smyrna Eagles “fly high” for state title

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

In their semifinal victory two weeks ago, the Smyrna Eagles used multiple offensive sets to feature the run game, only attempting five passes to advance to the championship game. Once they got to Delaware Stadium, it was Brian Wright and the passing attack that propelled the Eagles to the 4th title in school history since 2015. It just goes to …

Dover Football lineman Jason Hoskins out in front to block as quartbck Nahseem Cosme hands the ball off to running back Jakwon Kilby photo by Ben Fulton

21 years later, Dover returns to football title game

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Dover – The players on the Dover Senators football team were not even born the last time the Senators played in the state championship game in 2001. Most of their parents are too young to remember the last time Dover won a state title in 1988, but they are all aware now that the Senators are headed to Delaware Stadium …

Dover Senators running back Jakwon Kilby runs the ball during their game against Sussex Central photo by Ben Fulton

Dover flips script to advance to Class AAA semis

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Georgetown – Five weeks ago Dover was shut out in their regular season game versus Sussex Central. Five weeks ago the Senators’ Nasir Snipes-Guzmanā€™s football future was uncertain as he awaited approval of a transfer waiver from the DIAA board. Fast forward to Friday night. Snipes-Guzman was back on the field and Dover shut out the Golden Knights 20-0 in …

Smyrna Eagles offense setup to run a play in the win over Dover. photo by Donnell Henriquez

Smyrna dominates after tightly contested opening quarter

Patrick GaryantesHeadlines, Sports

Alert to all of those who follow high school football, Smyrna is HOT!Ā  The Eagles have been soaring since their devastating loss to Middletown in week two, and a huge reason has been because of the rapid development of senior QB Brian Wright.Ā  The signal caller had perhaps his best game of the season on Saturday afternoon & he helped …