Football


A Selbyville Middle School player fights a tackle during a game earlier this season.

SMS football, field hockey finish with winning records

With a chance to finish their 2018 campaign with an undefeated record, the Selbyville Middle School football squad came up just short, with a 6-0 loss to Millsboro in the final game of the season, on Thursday, Nov. 1.

The team battled for...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 10:41am

IR quarterback Tyler Bowen looks for room to run during last Friday’s game against Polytech.

Indians’ football season end in rout

By the end of the 2018 season for the Green-and-Gold football team, the IR no longer stood for Indian River. No, it was more fitting, according to senior J.J. Killen, that the IR perfectly described the team as “injured reserve.”

Of the 43...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 10:28am

Kashid Waples tries to juke a Woodbridge defender in IR’s loss to the Raiders on Friday, Nov. 2.

Indians fall behind big early in loss to Raiders

Growing pains come in all forms during the course of a football season.

Unfortunately, for this year’s Indian River High School team, those growing pains have been just as tough physically — if not more so — as they have been in other...

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 9:41am

An Indian River runner tries to break a tackle in IR’s 44-28 win over Laurel during the Homecoming game on Friday, Oct. 19.

Indians thump Laurel on Homecoming

When it comes to successful Homecoming football games, last Friday night, Oct. 19, the Indian River football team put on quite a show.

Recording a season-high 569 yards of total offense, the Indians’ beat down of the Bulldogs was...

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 9:49am

SMS Report

Indians girls’ volleyball remains perfect

They have yet to be scored upon this season, cruising to six straight shutout wins, including their most recent 2-0 whitewash of Mariner last Wednesday, Oct. 17.

They would be the Selbyville Middle...

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 9:21am

Indian River’s defense picks up a sack in the Indians’ win over Seaford on Friday, Oct. 12.

Indians football comes back to beat Seaford

It was a long four weeks for the Indian River High School football team. Throughout their four-game losing streak, the Indians continued to hold their heads high and worked extra-hard in practice, knowing that they were just a break or two away...

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 9:18am

 Indian River defensive player Nicholas Angelo, helps to make a play on Glasgow’s running back Daryn Bacon.

IR football kicks off season with win

Much like in life, one has to deal with adversity in sports as well, and how people respond to that adversity can go a long way toward determining success or failure.

With their opening game against Glasgow postponed last Friday night,...

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 10:55am

 Indian River graduate George Martin powers through the defensive line, losing his helmet in the process, during a game two years ago.

Optimism surrounds IR football team for ’18 campaign

While it was only a year ago, the 2017 season is a million miles in the rearview mirror for the Indian River High School football team and head coach Phillip Townsend.

After struggling through a 1-9 season last year, in which they lost...

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 3:43pm

Todd Fuhrmann talks to the football team about safety during practice on Wednesday, Aug. 15.

Indians hit the practice fields for fall sports

As with the start of any new season, optimism and excitement were in the air all around the campus at Indian River High School on Wednesday morning as the fall sports programs all officially began their 2018 campaigns.

The football, boys’...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:58pm

Donaway to represent IR in Blue-Gold game

Recent Indian River High School graduate Collin Donaway will be participating in this weekend’s Blue-Gold Game at the University of Delaware. The game benefits the Delaware Foundation Reaching Citizens (DFRC).

The Blue-Gold High School...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 1:43pm