Sports

Cordrey’s game-winner sends IR hockey past Dover, playoffs pending

Coastal Point photos • Tripp Colonell: Freshman forward Rylie Cordrey puts her signature move on a Dover defender.It was a play that they had been through before.

In fact, during practice the previous day, Indian River High School head...

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 8:34am

G-Mart goes for 200 yards, four TDs in loss

Special to the Coastal Point • Karen McCormick: Senior running back George ‘G-Mart’ Martin cuts back before a halfback pass against Delmar on Friday. Martin rushed for 200 yards and four touchdowns against the Wildcats.Facing their third straight...

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 8:11am

‘The Thin Green Line’

Coastal Point • Tripp Colonell: From left, junior RT Cortez Tull, senior RG Zion Howard, junior center Michael Corcoran, senior LG Michael Cedano, and senior LT Griffin McCormick have paved the way for more than 1,500 rushing yards this season....

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 8:07am

Extra Points – November 4, 2016

Beam caps freshman campaign, Spiders miss out on A-10 Tournament

The Richmond Spiders women’s soccer team wrapped up their 2016 season at 9-9-1 overall and 4-6 in the Atlantic 10 Conference, after a 3-1 win over St. Bonaventure on Thursday, Oct....

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 7:58am

‘The Baron’ to hold informational Pickleball Paddle Clinic Nov. 12

Local pickleball patriarch and “Ocean View Crew” frontman Vaughn “The Baron” Baker will lead a Pickleball Paddle Clinic at Sports at the Beach in Georgetown on Saturday, Nov. 12.

A session at 4 p.m. and another beginning at 6 p.m. will be...

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 7:56am

Indians to take on Sussex Central for HAC Championship

Coastal Point • Tyler Valliant: The IR soccer seniors were honored with their families during a ceremony before the Woodbridge game on Tuesday, Oct. 25.Trending upward.

It’s a phrase often used by Indian River High School head soccer coach...

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 7:48am

That’s seven!

Coastal Point photos • Shaun M. Lambert: Indian River High School junior midfielder Wilberth Gomez and Sussex Academy sophomore defender Matthew Berdini go for a header on Thursday, Oct. 20.The Indian River High School soccer team earned their...

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 9:29am

IR hockey ready for playoffs after win over St. Thomas More

Coastal Point • Tripp Colonell: IR senior forward Madi McGee and senior forward Lexi Haden move the ball up field against St. Thomas More on Thursday, Oct. 20.The Indian River High School field hockey team is looking primed for their first...

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 9:10am

Raider Burn

Coastal Point • Shaun M. Lambert: Freshman quarterback Jalen Snead under pressure from a Blue Raider defender.Headed into Friday’s game against No. 1-ranked Woodbridge, Indian River High School head football coach Phil Townsend knew that his team...

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 9:03am

IR football aiming to spoil Delmar’s Senior Night, title hopes

Coming off a Homecoming loss to Woodbridge, the Indian River High School football team will hit the road on Friday, Oct. 28, looking to take down Delmar on what will be the Wildcats’ Senior Night.

At 5-2 overall and 3-0 in the Henlopen...

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 8:58am

SMS volleyball takes down Millsboro on Recognition Night

Coastal Point • Tyler Valliant: The Selbyville Middle School and Millsboro Middle School volleyball teams gather after their match on Monday, Oct. 24.It was — as Selbyville Middle School volleyball head coach Sally Craig and assistant coaches...

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 8:51am

Extra Points – October 28, 2016

First State Pickleball Club to hold advanced clinic

The First State Pickleball Club announced this week that the club will hold a clinic geared toward advanced play on Saturday, Nov. 5.

The clinic will be held at the courts at the John M....

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 8:48am

Moore named ECAC Special Teams Player of the Week

Special to the Coastal Point • Paul Jacko: Indian River High School graduate and current Salisbury University senior Aaron Moore gets ready for a return against Rowan on Saturday, Oct. 8.Indian River High School graduate and current Salisbury...

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 8:40am

IR volleyball still hoping for playoffs after fourth straight win

Coastal Point • Shaun M. Lambert: Junior Mckenzie Johnson sets up a shot for sophomore Julia Jordan during the Indians’ 3-0 win at Sussex Academy on Thursday, Oct. 20.It’s been one of their goals all season: Finish with the first winning record...

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 8:26am

IR cross-country gearing up for championship after last home meet

Coastal Point photos • Tripp Colonell: From left, senior Sydney Messick, sophomore Tony Velasquez, senior Lindsey Grow, junior Olivia Garvey and senior David Clark gather during Wednesday’s meet against Milford and Lake Forest.The Indian River...

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 8:18am

Tripple Overtime: The ‘Redskins Rule' and Peyton Manning or Maggie Ford for POTUS

America: The land of the free. The home of the brave. The birthplace of the word “supersize” and adult-onset diabetes.


Unlike Hillary’s outbox and Trump’s history of sexual misconduct, it’s no attempted hidden secret that this year...

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 6:48am

Indians bested by Bucs, South hopes still alive

Coastal Point • Tripp Colonell: Sophomore fullback Jacob Anderson breaks to the outside after a handoff against Milford on Friday, Oct. 14.Jacob Anderson set the tone early, when he returned the opening kickoff 85 yards and all the way to the...

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 6:42am

IR hockey falls to Cape, playoff hopes still bright

Coastal Point • Tripp Colonell: IR senior forward Lexi Haden moves past Cape defenders during a game on Tuesday, Oct. 18.Headed into the half tied at 0-0 under the lights at Cape Henlopen, the Indian River High School field hockey team was facing...

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 6:28am

IR football to face No. 1-ranked Woodbridge for Homecoming

The Indian River High School football team will face one of their toughest tests since the start of the season this Friday night, when No. 1-ranked Woodbridge comes to town for what will be the Indians’ Homecoming game.

The 6-0 Blue...

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 6:23am

Indians take on Sussex Academy, CR, Poly

The Indian River High School cross-country team took on Sussex Academy, Caesar Rodney and Polytech during a quad-meet held at Polytech on Wednesday, Oct. 12.

The Riders won the day, with both the boys’ and girls’ squads sweeping the meet...

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 6:18am

Beam named A-10 Rookie of the Week… again

Photo courtesy • Richmond Athletics: Richmond freshman and Indian River High School grad Brooke Beam makes her way through UMass defenders in a game earlier this season.For the second time this season, former Indian River High School Top XI...

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 6:06am

Extra Points – October 21, 2016

Jarmon gets carry, catch in UD football loss to Maine

Indian River High School graduate, former state Gatorade Player of the Year and current University of Delaware sophomore Jamie Jarmon was back in action during the University of Delaware...

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 6:00am

Tripple Overtime: Stranger things: I ain’t scared of no buzzard (I’m actually terrified, LOL)

If you know one thing about me, it’s that I’m scared of birds. But also, after catching a few episodes of the show “Stranger Things” on Netflix, and since, apparently, I’m, like, 6, I’m also pretty scared of the dark (ghosts, aliens, demogorgons...

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 9:44am

Buzzard-beater!

Coastal Point • Tripp Colonell: IR Senior Mikie Mochiam tries to get past Tech senior midfielder Bryant Vazquez Castillo during Tuesday's game.It was the game that almost didn’t happen.

Just hours before the opening draw of the Indian...

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 9:32am

IR hockey starts 7-1 with wins over Central, Seaford

Coastal Point • Shaun M. Lambert: IR freshman Rylie Cordrey and senior Erin Haden look to knock in a shot against Central keeper Morgan Burton.Just past the halfway mark in the 2016 season, the Indian River High School field hockey team already...

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 9:32am

White’s last-minute field goal lifts Indians past Bulldogs

Coastal Point • Shaun M. Lambert Junior wide receiver Ja’Vonta Briddell lunges toward the end zone after hauling in a pass from Jalen Snead to set up Andrew White’s game-winning field goal.It was the situation that IR senior Andrew White had been...

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 9:22am

IR football to face undefeated Milford for Bucs' Homecoming

Someone’s “0” has got to go when the Indian River High School football team takes on Milford this Friday night, with both teams currently undefeated in the Henlopen South.

The Bucs are off to an undefeated non-division start as well,...

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 9:11am

Extra Points – October14, 2016

Beam scores in 2-1 win over Rhode Island

Up 1-0 on Rhode Island, the University of Richmond women’s soccer team got some insurance and the eventual game-decider from freshman midfielder and Indian River High School graduate Brooke Beam when she...

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 9:08am

Do call it a comeback

Coastal Point • Shaun M. Lambert: From left, junior Mckenzie Johnson, freshman Siera Johnson and junior Carly Collins are all smiles after their Oct. 6 win.She was just kidding, kind of.

Living in the Dover area last year before...

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 9:03am

Bunting lands sixth career hole-in-one, first at Cripple Creek

Coastal Point • Submitted : Sandy Bunting shows off the golf ball that got her her sixth career hole-in-one and her first hole-in-one at her home course at Cripple Creek.Over the past 50 years, it’s only happened six times. But for veteran golfer...

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 6:19am

Believe in Tomorrow 5K to benefit respite program

When a child has a serious illness, the lives of everyone in the family are affected. It might seem as if the illness sends out ripples of stress, worry and exhaustion that leave families feeling as if they have been hit by a tsunami.

...

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 6:16am

Triple Overtime: IR/Central soccer among best undefeated battles in sports history

There were a lot of shrugs and “I don’t know”s and “Do you only own, like, one shirt, or what’s the deal?”s in my own personal discussions about the Indian River High School and Sussex Central High School soccer teams before they faced off on...

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 7:29am

Jay-walkin’!

Coastal Point • Tripp Colonell: Senior RB/CB Gerald Foreman heads for the end zone after his first quarter interception against Seaford on Monday.After back-to-back-to-back losses, the Indian River High School football team was back in a big way...

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 7:04am

Battle of the Unbeaten

Coastal Point photos • Shaun M. Lambert: IR junior forward Oscar Cruz and Central’s Elbert Reyez Matus are ready to battle for a loose ball.While control of the midfield swayed throughout the match, one goal would determine the outcome of the...

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 6:53am

IR football to face South test against Laurel on Oct. 7

Fresh off their first win of the season, the Indian River High School football team will look to make it 2-0 in the Henlopen South when they host Laurel on Friday, Oct. 7.

At 2-2 overall and 0-1 in the division, the Bulldogs are coming off...

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 6:37am

Volleyball: Delmarva Christian 3, Indian River 2

Coastal Point • Tyler Valliant: IR junior Julia Bomhardt sends a ‘J-Bomb’ past the DCHS defense.The Delmarva Christian High School and Indian River High School volleyball teams went down to the fifth and final set on Monday, Oct. 3, with the...

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 6:26am

Extra Points – October 7, 2016

IR hockey moves to 5-1 with 1-0 win over Caesar Rodney

The Indian River High School field hockey team improved to 5-1 on the season with a 1-0 win over Caesar Rodney on Tuesday, Oct. 4.

Senior forward Madi McGee scored the game’s lone goal...

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 6:15am

Tripple Overtime: Beyond the rivalry: The definitive Josh Timmons interview after his second career goal

Call it what you (and, by “you,” I pretty much mean “I”) will.

Call it a North/South showdown. The “Battle of the Beach.” The “Clash of the Kilbys.” Call it other pseudo-clever handles that I’ve thought up that make Point Managing Editor...

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:00am

Girls’ cross-country takes down Tech in historic home opener

Coastal Point • Tripp Colonell: ‘The Pack’ from left, junior Olivia Garvey, senior Lindsey Grow, sophomore Sarah Roehl, senior Maddie Hogsten, and junior Jewel Yanek, take off at the start of Wednesday’s Tri-Meet.They almost pulled it off last...

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:51am

Southern exposure

Coastal Point photo • Shaun M. Lambert: IR senior linebacker Joey Ciriello wraps up Cape's Kolbi Wright on Friday, Sept. 23.The Indian River High School football team knows that they could have managed a few upsets, despite starting the season...

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:39am

IR football to start South stretch with Seaford Friday

After starting off their season with matchups against Maryland’s Linganore High School, Sussex Tech and Cape Henlopen, the Indian River High School football team will set their sights on the Henlopen South when they begin division play and host...

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:25am

IR soccer moves to 4-0 with ‘Kilby Clash’ win over Cape

Coastal Point • Shaun M. Lambert: IR senior defender Andrew White kicks field goals on football Fridays. On Tuesday, he kicked this shot into the back of the net.In the midst of a Cape Henlopen High School comeback, Indian River High School...

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:19am

IR hockey hangs on to edge Eagles, starts 4-0

Coastal Point • Tripp Colonell: Freshman Rylie Cordrey puts a move on a Smyrna defender during the second half of last Thursday’s 1-0 win.It was what Indian River High School assistant field hockey coach Molly Chamberlin would later describe as “...

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:06am

Sussex Academy cross-country results

Cape Henlopen 17, Sussex Academy 45 (boys’ cross-country)

The Cape Henlopen boys’ cross-country team started the season 1-0 with a 17-45 win over Sussex Academy on Wednesday, Sept. 21.

Sophomore Greg Boyce, sophomore Sam Nye and senior...

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 9:00am

IR volleyball sweeps Worcester Prep to move to 3-2

Coastal Point • Tripp Colonell : IR freshman OH Siera Johnson and senior/MH Sami Mumford go up for a block against Worcester Prep on Friday, Sept. 22.It seems to be a trend at Indian River High School this year: up-and-coming programs proving...

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 6:36am

Extra Points — September 30, 2016

Moore rushes for 55, Salisbury shuts out Southern Va.

The Salisbury University football team moved to 3-0 on Saturday, Sept. 24, with a 35-0 conference win over Southern Virginia.

Indian River High School graduate Aaron Moore, running back...

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 6:26am

Tripple Overtime: Sammi Whelen’s cornrows not the weirdest sports superstition

To quote the famous and fictitious Michael Scott, “I’m not superstitious, but I am, a little stiticious.”


I think the same can be said for a lot of famous and non-fictitious sports stars, including, but not limited to, Indian River...

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 6:20am

Second-half surge sends Ravens past Indians

Coastal Point • Shaun M. Lambert: Senior running back George Martin makes his way through Tech defenders for a first down after losing his helmet.It was anyone’s game at the break.

A back-and-forth first-half battle had left a highly...

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 6:14am

IR volleyball nets first win, squashes Sussex Academy in three sets

Coastal Point photos • Shaun M. Lambert: Senior outside hitter Shelby Cannatelli, goes up for a hit against Sussex Academy last Friday.It was exactly what the Indian River High School volleyball team needed when down 11-10 in the first set: four...

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 6:07am

Lydic headed to Augusta after win at regionals

Coastal Point • Submitted Ocean View’s Sarah Lydic was on top of the leaderboard, and the world, after her first-place finish at the Drive, Chip & Putt regional final held in Oakmont, Pa.

Tiger Woods. Phil Mickelson. Jack Nicklaus....

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 5:53am