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Sussex Central, Caravel top seeds in state wrestling duals

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Dover – The Sussex Central Golden Knights earned the top seed in Division I while the Caravel Academy Buccaneers got the nod in Division II for the upcoming DIAA dual meet state wrestling championships. The top four seeds in each division will host their first round match on Wednesday night beginning at 7:00pm. Sussex Central (20-0) the Henlopen North champ …

Sussex Central vs Caesar Rodney Wrestling match photo by Kenny Correll

Sussex Central claims Henlopen North mat title

Benny Mitchell Headlines, 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 …


Sussex Central knocks off defending champ Cape Henlopen

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Georgetown – To be the champs you have to beat the champs and the Sussex Central wrestling team took a big step in that direction Wednesday night handing defending state champion Cape Henlopen a 36-30 loss in front of a capacity crowd. The Golden Knights took a 33-30 lead into the final match of the night featuring #4 ranked Holt …

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 Frazer Headlines, 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.  The Golden Knights have already doubled their win total from last season (2-17) with a 4-1 …

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 Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Georgetown – Five weeks ago Dover was shut out in their regular season game versus Sussex Central. Five weeks ago the Senators’ Nasir Snipes-Guzman’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 …

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Buzzer-beating goal puts Sussex Central in D1 soccer semis

Joe Singles Sports

The match-up between the No. 2 seed Delcastle Cougars and the No. 7 seed Sussex Central Golden Knights did not disappoint Thursday evening in the first of two division 1 boys’ soccer quarter final games. Just 7 minutes after the 6:30pm kick-off, The Golden Knights jumped out to an early 1-0 lead, as Javier Escobar-Perez sent a left-footed shot from …

Middeltown Football team huddling before the game photo by Nick Halliday

Middletown makes statement with road win over Sussex Central

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Georgetown – Defending Class AAA state champion Middletown came into their game with second ranked Sussex Central hovering at the 500 mark on the season, but left Georgetown with a statement win as the Cavaliers pulled away from the Knights in the second half with a 42-16 road win. “First off Sussex Central is a great football team and a …

Sussex Central quarterback TJ Morris fakes a handoff to PJ Henry photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Sussex Central spoils Cape’s homecoming

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Lewes – With an automatic berth to the state tournament on the line in a rivalry game a fast start for either team would be huge. Freshman Will Harmon gave Sussex Central that initial punch in the arm returning the opening kickoff 64 yards to the Cape Henlopen 25 yard line. Four plays later Andrew Long scored on a seven …

Sussex Central football team running on tot he field photo by Ben Fulton

Golden Knights grind out homecoming win

Benny Mitchell High Schools, Sports

Georgetown – Sussex Central went to their “old fashion” Wing-T offense Friday night according to head coach John Wells grinding out 241 rushing yards as the Golden Knights ran the ball 45 times out 51 total plays in the game. “Our offense played well tonight, we were able to run the ball and keep Dover’s offense off the field. That …

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 Mitchell Headlines, 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 …