St Elizabeth basketball Aiden Tobiason dribbles against Avion Matthews from Middletown photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Top ranked St. Elizabeth holds off late Middletown run

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

(Middletown)  There is a saying when a team starts out a game and can’t miss a shot, “they were in range when they stepped off the bus!” That’s how locked in the St. Elizabeth Vikings basketball team was when they raced out to a 22-12 first quarter lead, and extended the advantage to 45-22 at halftime. The Vikings connected on …

Middletown basketball Zion Mifflin attempts a shot in the triple overtime win over Appo photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Middletown wins thrilling triple overtime game against Appo

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

MIDDLETOWN:  The third-ranked Middletown Cavaliers pulled away from the seventh ranked Appo Jags in the third overtime for a comfortable 98-87 win in boys basketball. However, the game was anything but comfortable for the Cavaliers. The visitors from the east side of town held a 61-51 lead with :90 to go in regulation. Then the Jags fought back with clutch …

Middletown Basketball Akendre Matthews attempts a layup against Odessa photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Middletown breaks open a close game for decisive win

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  (Middletown)    The third ranked Middletown Cavaliers  outscored Odessa 23-5 in the final quarter to get the intra-district win Tuesday night 63-39 in boys basketball. The Ducks were down by just 6 points as Henry Nyasagare buried a corner “three” late in the third quarter to make the score 40-34 heading to the final 8:00. Middletown turned up the …

Class 3A coach of year Mike Frederick from Cape Henlopen holding his award with DIFCA president John Wilson photo courtesy of Glenn Frazer

DIFCA awards banquet annouces Coaches of the Year

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

(Dover)  The Delaware Interscholastic Football Coaches Association (DIFCA) held its 20th annual awards banquet Monday night at the Modern Maturity Center in Dover. The All-Class teams were awarded trophies, including players of the year. Two officials were honored during the ceremony. John Patterson from the Northern Delaware Football Officials Association (DFOA) was awarded a plaque for his services since 1975. …

St Georges Emory Womack scored a game high points against Odessa photo courtesy of Nick Halliday 1

St George’s wins a thriller at Odessa

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

In what can only be described as a playoff atmosphere, the St. George’s Hawks snapped Odessa’s 10-game win streak Tuesday night in boys hoops action. The night began with students from Old State Elementary singing the National Anthem. Then Blair Thomas of the Hawks converted two free throws as Odessa dunked the ball during warmups, drawing a technical foul. The …

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Smyrna Volleyball team is DSBA Team of the Year

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

The Smyrna high school volleyball team has been selected as the Delaware Sportswriters and Broadcasters (DSBA) “Team of the Year” for 2023.  Head coach Daniel Wandless guided the Eagles to the state championship at the Bob Carpenter Center in November. Wandless has coached the team since its inception 19 years ago. He told Delaware Live, “We are extremely proud and …

William Penn basketball celebrates after a timeout in their win over Appo photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

William Penn wins Flight-A opener over Appo High

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  (Middletown, DE)  William Penn fell behind early, but closed the first quarter on a 16-5 run to lead Appoquinimink 21-10 Thursday night in boys basketball action. The Colonials actually found themselves down 1-0 before the game clock started. A William Penn player dunked the ball during pregame warmups, resulting in a technical foul. Jaguar junior guard Riley Busby converted …

Caravel football Craig Miller runs the ball against Archmere in the DIAA 2A football state championship photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez 1

Caravel runs to school’s first title since 2012

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

The Caravel Buccaneers completed a perfect season with a convincing 35-13 DIAA Class AA championship win against Archmere Saturday. The Bucs broke open a close halftime game with a stout running attack powered by the “O” line scoring two touchdowns on four plays early in the third quarter. Senior running backs Jordan and Craig Miller led the way as the …

Caravel football Ira Yates and Brock Rhoades celebrate after a touchdown photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Caravel remains unbeaten with DIAA semifinal win

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  (Bear, DE)   The “ball-control” offense of Caravel Academy was on full display Friday night as the Buccaneers gained over 220 yards rushing in a dominant win. Caravel returns to Delaware Stadium next week to play for a state championship against the winner of Saturday’s other semifinal between Woodbridge and Archmere. The Bucs scored on their first possession as …

Smyrna football Tim Yancey runs the ball against St Georges photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez

Smyrna scores 48 points to beat St. George’s on Senior Night

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, High Schools, Sports

  The Smyrna Eagles out scored St. George’s 48-35 in a “wild” football game Friday night at Charles V. Williams Stadium. The two teams combined for five touchdowns, four turnovers, and 33 points all in the opening quarter. Smyrna honored 24 players on Senior Night, many of whom figured prominently in the outcome. Smyrna scored the first touchdown just :17 …