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 …

Milford Buccanners football DenNare Horsey runs the ball with Charles Shorts out in front to block photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Milford rolls in victory over Sussex Tech

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Milford – The Milford Buccaneers hit the six win mark for the first time in six years bringing excitement to Briggs Stadium this fall. “This was a really nice win, this district we play in is tough from top to bottom and I am really proud of the way our kids played tonight,” Milford head coach Jed Bell said. Den’Nare Horsey …

Woodbridge Traci Johnson follows his blockers for a touchdown photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Woodbridge downs Milford 52-30 in Class AA matchup

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

GREENWOOD – The Woodbridge community honored former assistant coach Preston Grace with a halftime tribute. Grace died January. Fans would say that the Blue Raiders honored him in both halves of the game by defeating the Milford Buccaneers 52-30 in a Class AA District 3 victory. Traci Johnson scored four touchdowns and rushed for 255 yards on 32 carries to …

Milford football Neysen Legros 2 celebrates as DenNare Horsey 4 punches it in for a touchdown photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Bucs ride senior DenNare Horsey to victory over Concord

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Milford – Milford’s DenNare Horsey rushed for 161 yards on just 14 carries and scored a pair of touchdowns in the first half to lead the Buccaneers to a 35-0 over the visiting Concord Raiders. Milford scored on their first possession on a 9 play 67 yard drive capped off by a six yard touchdown run by Horsey. Neyson Legros added …

Milford Field Hockey team posing after a win photo courtesy of Milford Athletics Twitter

Bucs Ground the Seahawks

Shannon TimmonsHeadlines, Sports

Milford remains undefeated after yesterday’s matchup against Sussex Academy (SAAS).  These two teams have played the last three seasons, with the Seahawks coming out on top but this time, Milford turned the table. The Seahawks and Bucs made the game interesting trading goals all day long but Milford would hold out and come away with the win to remain undefeated …

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 …

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 …

Sussex Central Andrew Long scored four touchdowns against Milford photo by Ben Fulton

Long’s four touchdowns paces Golden Knights in bounce back victory

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Milford – Sussex Central running back Andrew Long erupted for four touchdowns Thursday night with three of them coming on offense where he carried the ball just eight times for 106 yards. He also returned an interception for a touchdown for the Golden Knights.   Sussex Central rebounded from a loss to Smyrna last week beating Milford 49-6.   The …

Malik Pinkett running the football for Red Lion photo by Nick Halliday

Red Lion blanks Milford in 2A matchup

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

The Red Lion football dominated in their Class 2A matchup against Milford. The Red Lions came away with a 39-0 victory over the Buccaneers.  After a Milford punt, Red Lion got the scoring started as Evan Biddinger hit Kyle Manley down the sideline for a 67 yard touchdown. Red Lion would go for the two point conversion and convert as …

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 …