Sports

Indian River fútbol rollos Sussex Central en Latin Patrimonio Noche

Father-and-son head coaches squared off Tuesday night, Oct. 22, when Sussex Central High School hosted Indian River High School for the soccer team’s annual Latin Heritage Night. IR head coach Steve Kilby continued his win streak against his son and Sussex Central head coach Patrick Kilby, as the Indians ran away with the 7-1 victory.

Indian River volleyball snaps losing streak on Senior Night

After starting off 5-2, the Indian River High School girls’ volleyball team lost six straight games, falling to 5-8 on the season. They were finally able to get out of that funk on Senior Night, last Tuesday, Oct. 22, winning against Seaford in just three sets.

Indian River girls are tough enough for Powder Puff

One night a year, Indian River High School girls are so fierce on the gridiron that the athletics department considers starting a rugby team.

Annual Trail Run strives to raise support for church youth programs

Delmarva’s most scenic trail run is back for the11th straight year, next Sunday, Nov. 3, hosted by Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church. The event will offer a 5K and 7-mile run, as well as a 1- or 3-mile walk. There is also a Kiddy 1K for children.

IRHS holds girls’ lacrosse interest meeting

The sport of lacrosse has been gaining popularity nationally in recent years, and Sussex County has been following the trend. While most newly implemented high school programs are a long way from competing with schools from long-tenured hotbeds, such as Baltimore and Long Island, the sport is definitely on the rise in areas that have, thus far, had less exposure to the modern take on the ancient Native American game.

Aquacare Physical Therapy gives the spin on balance

October is National Physical Therapist Month, a time to inform the community of the benefits of physical therapy. Physical therapists can provide help for people with many different problems. One area of expertise that a physical therapist can specialize in is the treatment of dizziness, vertigo or imbalance.

Homecoming kings: Indians bulldoze the Bulldogs

Indian River High School got its football mojo back last Monday night in a paralyzing 46-14 victory against Laurel High School in the Indians’ Homecoming game. Originally scheduled for Friday, Oct. 11, the game and the festivities that came along with it were eventually rescheduled for Monday, Oct. 14, due to inclement weather.

Storm can’t wash out tournament at River Soccer

Not even a nor’easter could stop the annual River Soccer Columbus Day Tournament this past weekend, as all 107 regional teams that were expected to compete showed up to battle the elements — and each other.

IR sophomore RB poised to eclipse 1,000-yard mark

If there was a Rookie of the Year award in the Henlopen South Conference, Indian River High School sophomore running back KiAnté Sturgis would draw some serious consideration for the honor.

Cape conquers Indian River field hockey in shutout

It might have been “Think Pink Day” for players and fans, but the Cape Henlopen girls’ field hockey team was thinking about scoring goals. The 11-0-1 Lady Vikings dominated the Tuesday, Oct. 14, matchup at Indian River High School in a 12-0 blowout. The loss marks the Lady Indians’ worst loss of the season and largest margin of defeat since losing to Sussex Tech 15-1 in 2010.

Indian River volleyball aims to end losing streak

Tuesday, Oct. 14, was a rough day for Indian River sports, with teams facing Cape Henlopen, and the girls’ volleyball matchup was no exception. The Lady Vikings knocked off the Lady Indians easily, in just three sets.

Globetrotters give fans power to decide rules for Salisbury game

The Harlem Globetrotters will take fan interaction to a new level when the 2014 “Fans Rule” World Tour comes to Wicomico Youth & Civic Center in Salisbury on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at 7 p.m. Online voting is now open at harlemglobetrotters.com/rule, where fans can choose which new game-changing rules they want to see in their hometown.

Girls’ gymnastics high injury rates are a wake-up call

I’m a fan of girls’ gymnastics. It’s a terrific way for young girls to explore their athletic abilities, stay fit and get involved in a sport that is a great outlet for creativity and personal performance. But, it’s not without risk. Gymnastics has one of the highest injury rates of all girls’ sports.

Local sensei teaches the way of the warrior

For the past 17 years, Philip M. Scudieri has been introducing Sussex County to a little bit of Japanese culture at his authentic dojo, Delaware Budokan, in Selbyville.

Indians can’t beat the heat at the Lake

The penalty flags were flying last Saturday, Oct. 5, in the Indians’ 16-13 loss to Lake Forest High School. One of those flags would lead to the suspension of senior quarterback Spencer Murray after an altercation on the first drive of the second half.

Indian River soccer smashes Smyrna

The Indian River High School boys’ soccer team improved to 5-2-1 on the year after a 4-0 dominant victory over Smyrna High School this week.

Lady Indians fall to .500 on the season

The Indian River High School girls’ volleyball team has now lost three straight matches and sits at 5-5 on the year after a loss in three sets to Sussex Tech last Tuesday, Oct. 8.

Bethany bike shop employee biking across U.S.

Jack Kerouac did it by hitchhiking. Che Guevara did it on a motorcycle. But Romanian native and Ocean Cycles of Bethany Beach mechanic Simon Istvan is traveling cross-country on his bicycle.

IR soccer returns from Virginia Beach, dominates Delmar

The Indian River High School soccer team traveled to Virginia Beach this past weekend to face two teams that are ranked highly in the region: Cape Henry Collegiate School and Norfolk Academy.

Indians bash Bucs, improve to 2-2 on season

Coming off a tough loss at Cape Henlopen, the Indian River High School football team was able to turn it around last Friday night in a commanding 19-7 win against Milford.

Indian River field hockey improving upon last year

The Indian River High School girls’ field hockey team may not have a winning record this year so far, but their improvement in play from last year is obvious. Currently sitting at 1-7 on the season, the Lady Indians have been able to remain competitive with every team they have faced, which can’t necessarily be said of last year’s squad.

River Soccer Columbus Day tournament returning next weekend

The River Soccer Club Columbus Day Classic is back, running next Friday, Oct. 11, to Sunday, Oct. 13. Being held at the River Soccer Club Complex in Roxana, the 11th annual tournament will host 107 teams that will compete in the tournaments’ 200 games in just three days.

IR volleyball coming together, struggling with big schools

At this point last season, the Indian River girls’ volleyball team was 3-5. Under first year head coach Jay Clark this year, they’re 5-3.

Sea Colony to host Junior Autumn Classic tournament

Sea Colony Tennis Center, located just south of Bethany Beach, is set to serve up its latest United States Tennis Association (USTA) sponsored tournament this fall, the Sea Colony Junior Autumn Classic, on the weekend of Oct. 12-13.

RACC Fitness to open Roxana-area fitness facility

The Roxana area will see its newest athletic facility open in the coming weeks, when RACC (Roxana Athletic Club Corp.) Fitness finally opens up shop on Pyle Center Road after a long wait. The facility has been under construction for years, in a project delayed by an uncertain economy, according to owner John Gilman.

‘First Responders’ brings athletes to Bethany for second year

Around 900 athletes gathered to compete in the second annual Bethany Beach First Responders Tri-Du-Aquabike event, presented by Meris Properties, this past weekend, including local hero and recent National Champion Lance Fargo.

Vikings fly by Indians in 42-20 victory

Cape Henlopen High School junior quarterback Tavon Scott threw early, often and deep last Friday night in the Vikings’ 42-20 victory over Indian River High School.

Super Bowl coach immortalized by local sculptor

Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh set his name in stone when his team won Super Bowl XLVII, and, now, local sculptor Kristen Visbal will immortalize his image in bronze.

Indian River soccer improves to 3-1

The Indian River High School boys’ soccer team is currently enjoying a three-game win streak, having defeated Milford High School, 2-0, last Thursday, Sept. 19, and Dover High School, 4-3, on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

Jean & Joan Cancer Fund raises money for patient care with golf tourney

Beebe Medical Center’s Tunnell Cancer Center on Route 24 in Rehoboth Beach recently showcased its newest patient-care equipment — a new computer “workstation on wheels” (WOW) that allows nurses to remain at a patient’s bedside for patient care and charting.

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