Lake Forest football johnathan Tyndall hands the ball off to Jaymeire Snell photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Lake Forest prevails over Milford in annual Battle of the Bell

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

The injury-riddled Lake Forest football team ended its season on a high note winning the Battle of the Bell at Briggs Stadium Thursday night. Head coach Fred Johnson’s Spartans scored on their opening drive to take a 7-6 lead they would never relinquish. That first offensive series featured senior quarterback Jonathan Tyndall who has missed nearly his entire season due …

Caravel Buccaneers Football team entering the field photo by Nick Halliday

Buccaneer defense stifles Lake Forest

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

The Division II state championship game in 1989 was played at Dover High between Lake Forest and Caravel in an 18-14 Buccaneers win. Ironically, the two head coaches (Fred Johnson and John Reed) played against each other in that game, the 1st of four titles for Caravel. The two coaches reminisced about that game, that took place over 30 years …

Battle of the Bell photo courtesy of 47ABC

Lake Forest rings the bell

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Felton – Each year for the past 54 years Milford and Lake Forest play for possession of a trophy made from a bell taken from the train that ran from Harrington to Milford when the route was decommissioned. “Winning the bell is important to not just the players, but the community. Twenty years from now these players will talk about …

Woodbridge rallies in girl’s 2nd round action


Woodbridge Lady Blue Raiders girls basketball team photo courtesy of Woodbridge sports page   Trailing by 11 points at halftime, Woodbridge turned up the defensive pressure, created double-digit turnovers and advanced to the DIAA quarterfinals with a win at Lake Forest 47-43 Friday night. The 9th seeded Blue Raiders found themselves down 30-19 at the half as Lake was “hitting …

Delmar spoils senior night at Lake

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Jailyn Warner Delmar dribbles during to the basketball against Lake Forest photo by Nick Halliday The Delmar Wildcats broke open a one possession game in the final 2:15 of Friday night’s boys basketball game, winning 59-47 at Lake Forest on senior night for the Spartans. The Wildcats converted 9 of 11 attempts at the free throw line in that final …

Caravel Academy rolls into state dual finals

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Caravel Academy’s Nick Hall (left) and Shawn Ferrell of Lake Forest get airborn during their 170 pound bout on Saturday at the DIAA Dual Meet State semi-final match. Photo by Kenny Correll Smyrna – Caravel Academy head coach Mike Welch said he was excited to get back to the state duals and have the crowds back in the gym. The …

Pusey’s pin secures southern division title for the Bulldogs

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Laurel Bulldogs 2022 Henlopen Conference Southern Division Champions photo courtesy Laurel High School Wrestling Facebook page Felton – The stage was set for the final dual meet of the season between Laurel and Lake Forest. Both teams came in the match 4-0 and the Henlopen Conference Southern Division was on the line. Coming down to the final bout of the night …

Woodbridge clinches Class AA District 3 championship

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Greenwood – Between the rain squalls and at times stiff winds the Woodbridge Blue Raiders came back from a 14-0 first quarter deficit to win their eighth straight game 22-14 in front of a sparse, but electric crowd. The win clinched the Class AA District 3 championship for Woodbridge with that comes an automatic berth into the upcoming DIAA State Football …