For five Delmarva runners preparing for the Marine Corps Marathon, age is just a number, especially compared to the 26.2 miles they’ll run with 30,000 other people on Sunday, Oct. 28.
Indian River High School’s football team toppled the Laurel Bulldogs, 42-6, on Oct. 19, placing them atop the Henlopen Conference rankings. With a record of 6-1, the Indians have earned a total of 269 points this season, the second-highest in Delaware, after non-conference Caravel’s 302 points.
Every Saturday in autumn, the crack of football helmets echoes in Selbyville. But this year, when the Lower Sussex Indians Pop Warner football teams suit up, they’re topping each uniform with a brand new, state-of-the-art helmet.
Indian River remains the top Delaware boys’ soccer team, undefeated with a 12-0 record, but Sussex Central broke records of their own at Indians stadium on Tuesday, Oct. 23.
Homecoming is a time for school pride and fierce football. And the ladies at Indian River High School threw down the gauntlet at the annual junior-senior Powder Puff football game on Oct 10 in the midst of homecoming week.
As Homecoming parade floats humorously encouraged the Indians to “poach the Polytech Panthers,” Indian River High School football team got to work on the gridiron on Oct. 12. While they didn’t “poison the Panthers” in real life, they earned a continuous clock while defeating Polytech 53-17.
Anglers are ready to jump on rockfish this fall, but while the fish are building in numbers, anglers can camp out on the beach.
Indian River High School’s volleyball team has faced a tough schedule in recent weeks, which has meant few W’s on the recent scorecard.
Crowds poured into the Delmar High School stadium Oct. 5 to cheer Indian River High School toward their fourth football win of the season.
Tough weather, crowds and tensions led to a long soccer game on Oct. 9 in which Indian River narrowly beat Caesar Rodney, 3-2, in a critical conference game where both teams began undefeated.
Indian River’s varsity football team beat Woodbridge pretty solidly on Sept. 28, and they could have done it all in a spectacular second quarter alone.
Indian River volleyball started the season slow, but the team has picked up momentum to bring themselves to a 3-4 record, most recently leaping over Milford at home on Oct. 2.
Fishing has been decent this week, but it’s small fish that are making the rounds. Be patient while they take time to mature. Mullet was on the menu as surf fishermen used the plentiful baitfish all week. However, when baiting the line, remember that fish at the beach aren’t huge right now. Only a nibble is needed to tempt the blues, kings and croaker. Otherwise, they grab a snack off the hook and continue merrily on their way.
Get ready to see some fancy footwork, Roxana. River Soccer Club will host 88 teams at the 10th annual Columbus Day Classic tournament this weekend.
Indian River High School’s boys’ cross-country team is currently 1-4, while the girls are 0-4, but they’re running with a good attitude. Head coach Frank Ryman said his goal is for at least one IR runner to break into other team’s top five runners. They didn’t quite make that goal in the Oct. 1 tri-meet against Cape Henlopen and Caesar Rodney, but they kept moving. Caesar Rodney’s boys and girls beat IR, 15-50, while the Cape boys won 15-48 and Cape girls won 15-50 (top runners earn a lower score).