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Moore-Briddell powers Sussex Central past Cape

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Georgetown – The start of Class AAA District 2 began on Friday night as Sussex County rivals the Cape Henlopen Vikings and the Sussex Central Golden Knights kicked it off in Georgetown. Kevon Moore-Briddell carried the load for Sussex Central rushing for 235 yards on 21 carries scoring a pair of touchdowns. It wasn’t in the game plan for Moore-Briddell …

Sussex Central football team poases with new uniforms for Delaware National Guard game photo courtesy of Sussex Central Athletics Facebook

Moore-Briddell powers Sussex Central in win over Delaware Military

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Georgetown – It was Armed Forces Night at Sussex Central on Friday night. While the Delaware Army National Guard was on hand with a helicopter and an armored vehicle the Golden Knights found a new offensive weapon of their own in Kevon Moore-Briddell. The senior found himself in the backfield for the first time and responded rushing for 69 yards on …

Middletown Football Matthew Priestley 6 caught two touchdown passes in the game vs Sussex Central photo by Nick Halliday

Middletown dominates in home opener

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

The Middletown Cavaliers were dominant in their home opener Friday night at Cavaliers Stadium. The Cavaliers hosted Sussex Central Friday night in front of home fans for the first time this season and came away with a big 41-7 victory.    From the opening kickoff Middletown took advantage of the Golden Knights mishaps. On the kickoff the ball took a …

Sussex Central Malik Bell 5 leads the team out photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Fourth quarter surges the Knights past Bulldogs

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

  Georgetown – Sussex Central scored twice in the final four minutes to pull away from Laurel in an inter class game and the season opener for both teams. It was the first time the two schools met in over 30 years. Sussex Central ranked fourth in Class AAA defeated the Laurel Bulldogs ranked third in Class AA 36-21. After a …

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

Spending Friday Knights at the Castle

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

You can’t talk about Friday night high school football in Sussex County without talking about “The Castle” where the Sussex Central Golden Knights call home. Located on Patriot’s Way nestled between Georgetown and Millsboro the stadium is surrounded by woods and cornfields with U.S. Route 113 in the distance as a backdrop. One of the better sunsets in high school …

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Sussex Central, Caravel top seeds in state wrestling duals

Benny MitchellHeadlines, 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 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 …

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Sussex Central knocks off defending champ Cape Henlopen

Benny MitchellHeadlines, 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 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.  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 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-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 …