arhawks Head Coach Butch Yocum has been eagerly anticipating the re-match from the team’s season-opening 37-0 landslide loss to the Saints and hoped to take a much needed victory from the titans of the league. But the Warhawks came up short, 21-6, missing several key starters.
Slowly, but surely, the Indian River varsity girl’s soccer team is scoring goals and getting victories in the 2005 season.
The Indian River varsity softball team shut out their third opponent this season on April 5, again enacting the mercy rule and defeating Milford 10-0 in the sixth inning.
Golfing hasn’t been this fun since finding your dad’s golf clubs and hitting his new Titleists into the woods.
The golf program at Indian River High School has seen resurgence over the past year, and head coach Neil Beahan has more talent than ever under his oversight as Indian River makes a bid at becoming a perennial contender.
The Indian River boys’ varsity tennis team won their first match of the season, moving to 1-2 for the season as they whipped up on St. Thomas More, 4-1, on April 5.
First-ranked singles player, senior Bobby Boyce, started it off, winning 6-1, 6-2.
“Bobby played dominating tennis. This is what you want to see from your No. 1 player,” saidhead coach Sean Oates.
The Indian River varsity boy’s tennis team lost a tough 3-2 match versus top-ranked Seaford on March 24.
“Overall, I’m pleased with our progress, even though we lost our first two matches. We’ll get to play them again later in the season — which is good, because it will let us know how much we’ve improved,” said head coach Sean Oates.
Indian River senior D.J. Singleterry continues to accumulate accolades, reeling in a $10,000 scholarship at the 41st annual Delaware Wrestling Awards Banquet on March 24. The DWOA scholarship can be used at any college in the country. Singleterry is preparing to make his school selection this spring.
Most Delaware students had a lengthy Easter break, but the Indian River softball team put in some hard work on the field — winning three of four games and increasing their record to 4-1.
The Indian River varsity baseball team bounced back from their loss last week to state champions St. Mark’s by defeating Polytech, 9-1, on March 24.
The Indian River girls’ tennis team dropped to 0-2 this season after a 0-5 shutout by the Seaford Blue Jays on March 24.
First-ranked singles player senior Jessica Powers lost to Seaford’s Laura Riddle, 6-0, 6-0, in consecutive sets, bringing her record to 1-1 for the season.
Lower Sussex Pop Warner football teams and cheerleading squads are now accepting letters of interest for coaching positions for the 2005 season. The positions are open for Midgets, PeeWees and, the newest addition to the organization, Mitey Mites. Letters of interest will be accepted until April 8.
If interested, send your letter to:
24317 Canal Dr.
Millsboro, DE 19966
The Lady Indians varsity soccer team jumped out to a 1-0 record after shutting out Smyrna, 2-0, in their season opener, March 22.
“For the first game, I’m very pleased. It’s good anytime you can shut out an opponent,” said head coach Howard Gerken.
Sophomores Ali Ambrose and Molly Chamberlin scored the goals for Indian River in the winning effort, though Gerken expects more.
The Indian River varsity baseball team dropped a tough 9-2 loss to last year’s state champion, St. Mark’s, on March 22.
Winning two games in a row is a bona fide streak, and the Sussex County Warhawks semi-pro football team accomplished just that by shutting out the Talbot County Warriors 21-0, on March 19.
“Every week we’re getting better. I can’t ask any more from my guys,” said Warhawks team owner Tina Dennis.
The Indian River varsity softball team enacted the mercy rule as they steam-rolled St. Marks, 11-0, in five innings on March 22.
The Indian River varsity boy’s tennis team lost a close 3-2 match to Smyrna March 22.
“It was a real heart-breaker,” said head coach Sean Oates. “We didn’t start out very well, and we let them get ahead of us in the match. We played better in the second sets, but it was a little too late.”
Very close, almost and maybe next time, is the best way to describe the Indian River varsity girl’s tennis team’s match versus Smyrna on March 22. The win came down to the first doubles team, but the Lady Indians were unable to get over the hump.
The late golf legend Ben Hogan is probably smiling down on the Indian River golf team after they trounced Sussex Central 178-236 at Bear Trap Dunes, on March 22.
Indian River shot so well that five of their golfers outscored Sussex Central’s top golfer. Junior Justin Albright earned the right as medalist by shooting a match-low of 42 strokes on the back nine at Bear Trap.
For the Indian River girls’ tennis team, it’s not about winning or losing — it is simply about improvement.
The Sussex County Warhawks semi-pro football team notched their first victory of the season, defeating the Kent County Fire 27-14 on March 12.
The team is beginning to gel as the offense is beginning to match the defense’s intensity.
In nine years as head coach of the golf at Indian River, Neil Beahan has never had a better team.
They’re not quite ready for the Grand Slam or Wimbledon, but the Indian River varsity boy’s tennis team is almost ready for the southern Henlopen conference this year.
Head coach Sean Oates lost his best singles player — Connor McMullen — to graduation, but has gained more talent in return.
Rather than make predictions, girls head soccer coach Howard Gerken is taking a wait-and-see approach to this upcoming season.
The Sussex County Warhawks semi-pro team drop to 0-2 after they lost a 12-8 heartbreaker to the Wilmington Raiders Feb 28.
“It was a real nail-bitter. It’s a shame, too, because we dominated the entire game until the last couple of minutes,” said team owner Tina Dennis.
Indian River’s boys of summer return with a lot of talent and are looking to turn up the heat in the southern Henlopen conference this season.
The Indian River softball team is gearing up for a run at the title this year as they return nine players from last season’s roster.
The local service sorority Beta Sigma Phi Alpha Eta will be hosting the First Annual Russell White Scholarship Golf Tournament at Bear Trap Dunes on April 7. The tournament’s proceeds will benefit a deserving Indian River High School senior with a college scholarship.
Every 17 years the cicadas come out of their slumber to make a lot of racket, and every 15 years at Indian River High School the wrestling program makes some noise of their own, putting out a couple of state champions. Last weekend, D.J Singleterry (215) and Andy Bokinsky (160) ran the table — winning all of their matches on their way to earn their first state championships.