Indian River High School boys’ lacrosse players have begun their second official year as a team, and this time, it counts. After playing as a JV team in 2012, IR will send its first varsity team into the fray.
Though she’s only in her early 20s, Heather Whippie knows cancer can hit anyone, and it can affect everyone. So she’s trying something new to fight back. Whippie will bicycle across the U.S. in the 4K for Cancer, from Baltimore, Md., to San Francisco, Calif.
Several days of rain pushed Indian River athletes indoors last week, but on a sunny Tuesday, the girls’ tennis team was back on the courts, playing for the final slots on this year’s roster.
Although they’re adjusting to the loss of several starting players, the Indian River boys’ tennis team is looking to repeat some of their many victories from 2012.
Indian River High School athletes are stretching their muscles and abilities for track-and-field, as the reincarnated team enters its fourth season in existence and second as a varsity sport.
The fields were still sopping wet after a nor’easter blew through Delmarva on March 6, reducing Indian River girls soccer play day to one field. But it was just enough to get their toes wet for the 2013 season.
Both boys and girls swam for Indian River High School, at state championships held Feb. 27 to March 2, capping the winter season.
The Harlem Globetrotters are swinging into Salisbury, Md., this week, and the details of their game will depend on the fans. Wicomico Youth & Civic Center in Salisbury, Md., will host the 2013 “You Write the Rules” World Tour on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m.
With only nine players and no JV team, Indian River High School’s girls’ basketball team may have seemed the very definition of underdog. But for the fourth year in a row, the Indians are going to the state playoffs.
Writers generally use words to make a point. But, for once, the numbers alone can tell the tale of what kind of season the Indian River High School boys’ basketball team had. This year, the Indians finished with a 10-10 record — an even record, but winning more than they have in the past three years.
The mats are being rolled away as the Indian River High School wrestling season comes to a close. Their 5-9 team record doesn’t include the footnote that IR sent the entire team, plus several individuals, to the state tournament.
Twin siblings often have a special bond, but sisters Keeonya and Keiosha Shelton did something truly magical when both scored their 1,000th career-point at the girls’ basketball game on Feb. 15. They made athletic history — just like their mother, Sabrina Shelton, did many years ago at Indian River High School.
Indian River High School was meant to smash records this week. The IR boys’ basketball team hit the road Feb. 19 to avenge their two-point loss to Seaford earlier this season. They came back with a vengeance and a mission, eventually winning 101-86.
River Soccer Club is hosting a night of dinner, dancing and fun on Saturday, Feb. 23, to benefit its youth soccer programs.
The first annual River Soccer Club Social is open to guests 21 or older because adult beverages will be served, including beer and wine. Mio Fratello restaurant will cater dinner, with a menu including ziti, meatballs, bruschetta and vegetables.
The auxiliary gym at Indian River High School has been a little bit quieter than usual this week, with only the school’s top wrestlers preparing for the state individual championships Feb. 22 and 23.