Girls' Soccer

After coming across disappointment in her situation at Delaware state, Fabrea McCray has found her stride again in the soccer pitch for the DSU Hornets.

After year away, McCray returning to pitch for DSU

Former IR goalie to walk-on for Division I Hornets

Sometimes a year away from a sport helps an athlete realize how much they missed it.

Such was the case for former Indian River High School girls’ soccer player Fabrea McCray. The All-State goalie thought her competitive days on the pitch...

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 11:41am

IR Soccer Hall of Fame announces ceremony date

The third annual Indian River High School Soccer Boosters’ Hall of Fame induction ceremony mixer has been rescheduled, so there is still time for people to send the organizers nominations for possible inclusion for the exclusive honor.


Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 8:49am

Indian River High School All-Conference selections


First Team

Abby O’Shields, At-Large

Second Team

Grace Snyder, Catcher

Brandi Mitchell, First Base

Taylor Lipkins, Outfield

Kayler Townsend, At-Large

Honorable Mention


Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 9:26am

Indian River’s Isabella Binko takes a shot in a gamer earlier this year. Binko was named to the All-State team and the Elite Top XI.

Four named All-State for Indians

Sophomore Binko garners Top XI recognition

Anytime a player is recognized on the state level for their efforts in their respective sport, it is a big deal.

Such was the case the four members of the Indian River High School girls’ soccer program this year, as Isabella Binko, Grace...

Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 9:23am

Indian River’s Brynn McCabe moves to defend the ball in IR’s 2-1 win over Sanford School on Wednesday May, 22.

IR bows out of the state tournament

Perennial power Caravel cruises past Indians, 4-0

As has become nearly as common as the wind blowing, the Indian River High School girls’ soccer team met up with Caravel Academy in the DIAA Division II state playoffs this year. Whether it’s in the state finals — or as was the case on Tuesday,...

Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 10:18am

Coach Kilby was honored as HAC Coach of the Year.

Old nemesis, same result for Indian River

Indians fall to CR in HAC Championship game, 3-1

Superman has Lex Luthor. Batman has Joker. The Avengers have Thanos.

You get the point ... Indian River has Caesar Rodney.

And unlike the aforementioned superheroes, the Indians have not yet been able to overcome their nemesis in...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 7:49am

IR Soccer Hall of Fame announces ceremony date

The 3rd annual Indian River High School Soccer Boosters’ Hall of Fame induction ceremony mixer is fast approaching, and organizers are soliciting your nominations for possible inclusion for the exclusive honor.

Being held on Saturday, June...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 7:44am

Coach Kilby and the Indian River High School girls’ soccer team pose for a photo after Kilby coached his 200th win on Monday, May 13.

Indians clinch South Division title

Veteran coach Kilby picks up career win No. 200

With a chance to clinch another Henlopen Athletic Conference (HAC) South Division crown, the Indian River High School girls’ soccer team loaded the buses for a pair of road games at Milford and at Sussex Academy on back-to-back nights.


Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 10:04am

DCHS senior athletes sign letters of intent

On Wednesday, May 15, seven Delmarva Christian High School senior athletes sign letters of intent during a daytime ceremony held in the school’s Arts & Athletic Center. Pictured, with family and friends in attendance, front, A.J. Kwiatkowski...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 9:42am

SMS Sports Report

Baseball caps championship season with wins, finishes 8-1

The Selbyville Middle School baseball team was completely focused on just one thing Monday afternoon: defeat visiting Beacon, and finish off a conference championship-winning season.

Mission accomplished.

The Indians utilized a...

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 8:38am

Indians snap two-game skid with rout of Smyrna

It had been a difficult stretch for the Indian River High School girls’ soccer team, as they’d been playing below their level of ability, and it cost them in a pair of losses prior to their game with Smyrna on Tuesday, May 7.


Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 8:35am

Indian River’s Anastasia Diakos fights with a Sussex Central defender to get a pass off earlier this season.

Disappointing effort in 1st half leads to loss for IR

Head coach Steve Kilby was left wondering what he was watching with his team’s first half effort in the Tuesday, April 30, game at Sussex Tech. That effort - or lack thereof — was the major reason in the Indians’ 6-2 loss to the Ravens in this...

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 10:07am

Former IR athletes continue their playing days

It’s only been a year away from Indian River, but 2018 graduate Kealey Allison has already made herself at home as a member of the women’s lacrosse team at McDaniel College.

Allison, a freshman midfielder for the Green Terror, has played...

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 9:03am

Indian River’s Isabella Binko takes  a shot against Sussex Central a  few weeks ago.

Indians soccer coughs up late lead in OT loss to Cape

Heartbreak. Disappointment. Unfulfilled.

Those three words could easily sum up the feelings of the Indian River High School girls’ soccer team following their 4-3 overtime loss to host Cape Henlopen on Tuesday, April 16, in a Henlopen...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 11:52am

IR’s Anastasia Diakos holds her ground while trying to get a pass off during IR’s win over Sussex Central last week.

Girls’ soccer comes up short in overtime

It was a rematch of the 2018 Henlopen Conference championship game. There may have been some different players but, unfortunately for the Indian River High School girls’ soccer team, the result was the same.

Caesar Rodney’s Jessie...

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 1:27pm

Selbyville Middle’s Lily Hoban prepares for her at bat on Monday, April 8.

SMS Sports Report: Selbyville girls’ soccer continues their winning ways

It has been more than three years since the Selbyville Middle School girls’ soccer team has tasted defeat, and during that time they’ve collected an overall record of 37-0-1, including a 4-0 mark so far in 2019. The wins this year have come...

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 1:21pm

Anastasia Diakos goes for a header in Indian River’s 5-0 victory over Sussex Central on Tuesday, April 2.

IR Sports Report

Golf: Golf team successfully battles rivals, Mother Nature


Playing golf is only made more difficult when players have to battle the elements. Thanks to Mother Nature, the early part of this spring season has presented some...

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 9:47am

Indian River golfers putt on the green at Cripple Creek Golf & Country Club on Tuesday, March 26.

IR Sports Report


IR golfers cruise in season-opener


It was cold and windy, but the Indian River High School golfers were on fire Tuesday afternoon in their Henlopen Conference season-opening win over visiting Dover at Cripple Creek...

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 8:47am

Girls’ lacrosse coach Cat Roselli gives a pep talk to her players last season.

Indian River spring sports get under way

While the first official day of spring is still a couple weeks away, Old Man Winter apparently wants to make sure the Indian River High School spring sports teams know that he isn’t quite ready to move out of the area.

As many of the IR...

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 9:04pm

Sammi Whelen smiles while running up the field during Indian River’s 0-4 loss to Delaware Military Academy on Thursday, May 30.

Indians’ soccer knocked out of playoffs by champs DMA

The Indian River High School girls’ soccer team certainly earned everything they got this season.

They earned their Henlopen Conference South Division title. They earned their spot in the Henlopen Conference championship game against...

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 5:54pm

Indian River freshman Izzy Binko (center) drives up the field during a game earlier this season against Sussex Academy. Binko scored the game-winning goal for the Indians in their 2-1 quarterfinal win over Caravel Academy in the DIAA state playoffs last week.

Indians advance in DIAA state playoffs

Girls’ soccer takes down Mt. Pleasant, Caravel

The Indian River High School girls’ soccer team had little time to dwell on their disappointing Henlopen Conference Championship loss to Caesar Rodney on May 17. That was because 48 hours later they were back on the field, opening their DIAA...

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 1:56pm

The Selbyville Middle School Indians’ girls’ soccer team gathers in front the net.

SMS soccer team marks third undefeated season

In middle-school sports, players and teams are often just trying to learn the game and prepare themselves for their future days at the high-school level.

The Selbyville Middle School girls’ soccer team is certainly the exception to that...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 11:57am

Sammi Whelen drives the ball up the field in Indian River’s win over Sussex Tech on Tuesday, May 1.

Indians top Tech in girls’ soccer

Well, when you’re hot, you’re hot!

Such is the case for the Indian River High School girls’ soccer team right now, as on Tuesday night the squad posted their fifth straight win with a convincing 3-0 decision against rival Sussex Tech at...

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 3:00pm

IR’s Isabella Keith drives the ball upfield during a game last year vs. Caesar Rodney.

Indians look to reverse bad-luck loss streak

It was a cold, windy evening Tuesday, April 17, at Caesar Rodney High School — almost as cold as the Indian River High School girls’ soccer team’s offense the past two games.

The Riders, who defeated the Indians twice last year — including...

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 2:58pm