Ruppert pin secures victory for Vikings

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Cape Henlopen’s Lucas Ruppert (top) looks for a way to turn Cael DiNigris. Ruppert won via pin in 1:54 photo by Dave Frederick   Wilmington – In wrestling sometimes it comes down to the big man doing big man things. Cape Henlopen’s big man Lucas Ruppert did just that as the state’s top ranked 285 pounder securing a pin in 1:54 …

Caravel Academy extends dual meet win streak to 23

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Caravel’s Matt Duarte (standing) lifts Salesianum’s Giovanni Samma in their 182 pound match. Duarte won by a pin in 5:13. (Kenny Correll photo) Bear – The anticipated battle between two of the heavyweights on the Delaware wrestling scene got off the rails early as Caravel Academy won 11 of the 14 bouts on their way to a 54-17 victory over Salesianum …

Caravel wrestling wins Delcastle Invitational with 7 champions

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Photo courtesy of Caravel Wrestling Facebook Wilmington – The two week holiday break followed by a week of cancellations due to a new year’s snow storm didn’t affect the Caravel Academy wrestling team as they started off 2022 winning the 22 team Delcastle Invitational. Caravel, ranked number one in Division II, scored 330.5 points to beat number two ranked Delaware Military …

Laurel wins 4th state championship with victory over St. Elizabeth

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Laurel Bulldogs 2021 Class 1A football state champions, photo courtesy of Ben Fulton of BF Imagery Newark – The last time the Laurel Bulldogs won a state title none of the players on the roster had even been born yet. With their 28-14 win over St. Elizabeth on Saturday night at Delaware Stadium this current group of Bulldogs are now …

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Blue Raiders advance to their fourth state championship game

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Photo courtesy of woodbridge Football Greenwood – The crowd had left, the players were celebrating in the locker room, all but one bank of stadium lights had been turned off and Woodbridge head coach Marvin Dooley sat alone on the bench. “As we get older we have to take time to take in what just happened, these kids are excited and …

Woodbridge Defense Stymies Tower Hill in 31-0 Win

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Photo courtesy of Ben Fulton BF Imagery Greenwood – Throughout the season Woodbridge head coach leaned on his defense as the offense matured and grew into his new system. The Blue Raiders defense rose to the occasion once again the season holding Tower Hill to under 100 yards in a 31-0 victory in the D.I.A.A. Class AA quarterfinal state tournament game. …

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Tower Hill holds Sussex Tech scoreless

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Wilmington – Saturday night was game where the two teams were so even the game could turn on a single miscue. Tower Hill put up a first quarter touchdown that held the entire game as the Hillers defeated Sussex Tech 14-0 in a D.I.A.A. Class AA state tournament game. After Sussex Tech was forced to punt on the opening possession …

Seaford cancer survivor Cole Willey inspired to represent No. 4

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Troy Haynes Jr. , left and Cole Willey Seaford – At the start of the 2021 football season Seaford Blue Jay wide receiver and defensive back Cole Willey changed his jersey number to the number 4 to honor the memory of his friend the late Troy Haynes Jr. Haynes wore the same number as an All-State quarterback at Woodbridge High School …

Woodbridge rolls over Red Lion

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Greenwood – One of the marks of a good football team is when the offense is struggling they find other ways to score. The Woodbridge Blue Raiders did just that Friday night scoring in all facets of the game as they rolled to a 35-6 victory over the Red Lion Lions in a Class AAA District 3 game. Less than two …

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3 games to raise money for Childhood Cancer fight

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The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation, the 4 Troy Foundation and Delaware Live Sports have teamed up to raise  awareness of Childhood Cancer this fall. On Friday, October 29, 2021 Delaware Live Sports will livestream three  high school football games throughout the state to help raise awareness towards childhood cancer.  The First Annual “4Troy / B+ Games” will feature the follow …