Track & Field

The boys run through a wooded portion of the course at Killens Pond State Park.

Indians battle Spartans in cross-county duel

After three straight losses, a new plan put Indian River High School’s cross-country team back in the win column last Wednesday, Sept. 25, during a Henlopen Conference Southern Divisional meet against Lake Forest at Killens Pond State Park, where...

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 11:18am

Indian River’s Declan Burke pushes to the finish line at IR’s meet at Sussex Central on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

IRXC competes at Sussex Central quad meet

Indian River High School’s varsity boys’ cross-country team battled tough in a competitive quad-meet at Sussex Central High School last Wednesday, Sept. 18, in Georgetown. The Indians were joined by Cape Henlopen and Caesar Rodney, as well as the...

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 10:25am

Indian River’s football team was among the teams gearing up for the fall season. Chief among its concerns is replacing their starting quarterback, who suffered an injury during the baseball season.

As new season begins, Indians focused on long grind ahead

The sounds of whistles echoed throughout the air on the ground of the Indian River High School athletic fields this week as coaches welcomed their student-athletes to the fields and gym for the start of the 2019 fall sports season.


Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 9:43am

Rick Hundley walks among his new cross-country charges. Hundley was recently named the head coach for both boys’ and girls’ teams.

Hundley takes the helm of Indians’ cross-country program


A program that was in need of a jumpstart to revitalize itself may have found just what it needs to get that extra push when it comes down the home stretch.

Rick Hundley, a veteran coach who has been involved in the sport of...

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 9:36am

Indians baseball puts the wraps on season with pair of wins

The last two games of the season were more along the lines of what was expected the 2019 campaign to be for the Indian River baseball program.

With shutout wins over Laurel, 10-0, and First State Military, 11-0, the Indians closed out a...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 7:59am

The SMS track team poses for a photo. Front row, Devin Hundley, Aniyah Blake, Bella Sharpe, Saige Dismuke, Mya MacDonald and Scarlett Dunn. Back row, Eddie Valdez, Evan Peterson, Bennett White, Douglas Murray, Ashton Stephens, Johnathon Johnson, Hayden Davis, Hayden Hall, Thomas Gogarty, Cole Brickman, Maxwell Curcio, Ramier Turner and Cole Donnelly.

Boys’ track team caps undefeated season with title

Unbeaten. Perfect. Undefeated.

Three words that describe the season for the Selbyville Middle School boys’ track-and-field team in 2019.

And, putting in a solid season, the SMS girls’ track team finished with a 6-2 record.


Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 8:56am

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

SMS Sports Report

Softball: Softball team dominates in win over Fifer


Jaya Shaub banged out four hits and was just a home run shy of the cycle in Selbyville Middle School’s 11-4 softball win over host Fifer on Monday, April 1.

Shaub had a...

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 9:37am

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

Track-and-field practice was held for Indian River High School on Tuesday, March 19.

IR track teams looking for season-long improvements

Veteran head coach Bob Hahn has been leading the Indian River High School track programs for nine years now. Being from a smaller school in the state, it is always difficult for the team to maintain depth and numbers on the roster.

It’s a...

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 10:04am

Race to support ‘Coach Nic’ Scholarship at Sussex Tech

On Saturday, March 9, Sussex Technical High School will host its inaugural 5K Race for Coach Nic.

The proceeds from the race will support the scholarship created in honor of the school’s former social studies and history teacher, who was...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:01am

Sponsors sought for 5 in support of Sussex Tech athlete scholarship

Sussex Technical High School is hosting the first-ever Race for Coach Nic 5K on Saturday, March 9, with proceeds to support the Lou Nicoletti Scholarship for a track-and-field athlete, as well as benefiting the cross-country and track-and-field...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 9:53am

Indian River’s Sarah Roehl pushes at the finish line during the Henlopen Conference Championships nearly two weeks ago.

IRHS cross-country completes final leg of 2018 season

The Indian River High School boys’ and girls’ teams both participated in the event. IR’s top boys’ finisher was senior Patrick Spencer with his 20th-place finish, with a time of 18:40.15. Senior Sarah Roehl crossed the finish stripe as the top...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 10:51am

Indian River’s Patrick Spencer finished in ninth place with a time of 17:31.8 minutes during the Henlopen Conference Championships on Saturday, Nov. 3.

Busy week for IR cross-county teams

Little by little, through hard work, patience and persistence, Indian River High School’s cross-country teams have noticeably improved — especially the boys’ program.

“The boys are doing good,” said head coach Steve O’Boyle as he watched...

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 9:23am

Indian River High School’s cross-country team takes off at the start of their home opener.

IR comes up short on muddy home course

Indian River High School’s cross-country team suffered a setback in their home opener, losing 21-34 to rival Sussex Tech last Wednesday, Sept. 19. Tech entered the meet with two wins in their pocket and maintained their perfect record so far this...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 11:44am

The Selbyville Middle School track team poses for a photo.

SMS track teams pull together for district championship

Selfless. Motivated. Successful.

Three words that can often describe the student-athletes at Selbyville Middle School, which, coincidentally, is known as SMS.

The school’s boys’ and girls’ track teams each recently won their...

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 11:56am