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Vikings pummel Bulldogs Continued from page 84 nected for her fourth score at the 18:00 mark. Thirty seconds later, Hopkins again sprinted from midfieid to ri- fle one in from just inside the cir- cle for the final goal. , Cape&apos;s 25-0 domination in shots signaled the Viking offensive breakout that Eisenhour has been looking for this season. On Satur- day, Sept. 18, the Cape girls bat- tled to a 0-0 overtime tie versus Caesar Rodney. "I felt that we were on the verge Saturday. I liked the way we played, but the scores just didn't happen. Today, we were able to do it all. I'm very proud of the way the girls came out of this game." Goalie Zena Hense led the Viking defense in Saturday's game, recording 10 saves against a Rider squad who outshot Cape 13-5. Back Beth Hitchens and mid- fielder Clara Hollingsworth gave strong efforts in the field. Cape varsity travels to Worces- ter this afternoon (Sept. 24) and faces Indian River in Frankford on Tuesday, Sept. 28. Cape Re,don Athletes Of The Week -- NICK SHAFFER 8laffer had a break out game against Milford-last Friday, Sept.  17, Scorlmg thr touchdowns and icing the pine with an interac- tion. Shaffer also handles the punting duties. "It's about time," Shaffer said on being congratulated by his teammates. He is also the captain of the defensive sec- ondary and said he is really enjoying playing with his new secondary companions Richard Lantz, Matt Lam- bros, Keith Dickinson and D.J. Jefferson. CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, September 24 - September 30, 1999 - 85 Bob Bowden photo Cape's Amanda Hopkins, left, and Maren Ford, right, kept the pressure on Laurel defender Tiffany McCrea (17) and goalie Ashley Evans in the 8-0 victory Wednesday afternoon. DelDOT ready for race weekend at Dover Downs The Delaware Department of Transportation (Del- DOT) announced that its staff is prepared to tackle NASCAR weekend traffic on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 25 and 26. DeiDOT staff will be monitoring the traffic patterns in and around Dover and central Delaware to ensure safe and smooth travel during the MBNA Gold 200 and 400 NASCAR events. DeIDOT will be using a plane to monitor traffic patterns on Friday evening, Saturday afternoon and from 8 a.m. to noon and 4 to 7 p.m., Sunday. DeIDOT and DART First State also want to re- mind race fans that for $15 per car, NASCAR fans can park in the Blue Hen Corporate Center lot on Route 113 in Dover, and all vehicle occupants can ride the Race Express Shuttle to and From Dover Downs at no cost. The Race Express Shuttle Bus, which is available Sunday only, will be used to avoid race day traffic by traveling south on Route 113, away from the traffic, and getting on Route 1 to an exclusive buses-only exit ramp leading directly to Dover Downs, all in 12 minutes time. The service will begin at 8 a.m. and will be available to transport passengers back and forth until one hour after the race is completed. All local motorists are advised to use alternate routes and avoid using Route 13 through Dover dur- ing the peak hours immediately prior to race start times, and late into the evening Route 13 the finish of each race. The races begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday, and 12:30 p.m. Sunday. People Continued from page 84 game. Later in the fall, as two housemates wrestled themselves into an interior glass door, Steele was cut by a piece of flying glass that completely severed a tendon in his foot. Malik Lopez and Matt Hall are reported to be doing well at UMBC as fall practice has be- gun. Former Cape lacrosse goalie Jeff Trench is enrolled at Virginia Wesleyan College and is playing lacrosse. Brothers Derrick Quillen (lacrosse) and Cory Clouser (basketball) did not re- turn to VWU. Elijah Worthy scored a touch- down for Widener University in a recent JV game. Widener retains so many players in their program that they play a six-game JV schedule. Cape's volleyball game against Ursuline last Saturday broke down to a scrimmage when the officials failed to show up. "Honey, aren't you supposed to officiate today?" "I ain't going. I broke into the schnapps last night and I'm nurs- ing a double-banger of a headache." The Cape band's done stood all it can stand and it can't stands no more. The visitor's bleachers at Milford fell victim to rain storms and blizzards and the onslaught of nature over time (they got rot- ten), which left the 185-member Cape band with no place to sit af- ter a rousing pregame perfor- mance. Little baby softball bleachers put the Cape fans di- rectly behind the helmets of the sideline players. A new Milford band chant may be, "You ain't got no place to sit. Take your brass and go on now, git!" JENNA PAVLIK " JEiF PLUMMER The.junior cross cotthtt -- Tlie sott.spkea baeh runner known<more for presser'of enormous weight wrestling and soiall raced Was 10 pomds under the 220 pound limit at last Satur- to a third place finish in the girls JV race at the Lake Forest Invitational. PavHk improved her personal record by 26 seconds, run- ning 24:35. Coach Pat Pol- lock's girls .are early season favorites in the Henlopen Conference and will be close on the heels of Ursuline in the quest for the Division II state championship crown. day's Bench Press National Championships in the city of Chicago. John Morris ac- companied Plummet and competed in the 198 pound open. Big Bob Moore and Rodney Reynolds went along for moral support. Plummer placed second in the nation with a lift of 451 pounds. Morris benched 365 but did not place. IRONBULL "It must be the shoeP' Bull , had the. biggest,goal f-his career last Saturd a Sept, 18, against Milford by sending home the game-win- ner in overtime, giving the Vikings a 1-0 victory over the Bucs. Bull's goal gave Cape a desperately needed win as the V'Lkings improved to 1-2 awaiting a tough Thursday (Sept. 23) game against Dover. "Ron's shoe came off and as the defense looked towards it, Ron kicked the ball into the net," said teammate Steve Welsh. Special hunt set for young, disabled Young and disabled hunters can enter a preseason drawing for a special Nov. 6 white-tailed deer hunt at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge or the Division of Fish and Wildlife's Woodland Beachand Cedar Swamp manage- ment areas, Applications are now being ac- cepted from 12- to 15-year-olds and are available from the Divi- sion's Dover office, 302-739- 5297, or Bombay Hook headquar- ters, 302-653-9345. Applications must be postmarked by Oct. 7 for the Oct. 14 drawing. Only one ap- plication may be submitted per person. Those who are selected will be guaranteed one of 29 stands at Bombay Hook, 33 at Woodland Beach, or 63 at Cedar Swamp. Stands will be randomly assigned. For more information, contact Paul Daly, Bombay Hook Wildlife Refuge, 302-653-9345, or Lloyd Alexander, Division of Fish and Wildlife, 302-739-5297.