Salesianum Track and Field Team posing after winning the 2023 DIAA state championship Photo courtesy of Salesianum Twitter page

Tatnall and Salesianum secure DIAA Indoor Track Titles

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

The 2022-23 Delaware high school indoor track and field season came to a close Saturday in Landover, Maryland. The true 200 meter oval at Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex was the perfect site as the Tatnall girls and Salesianum boys secured the team titles. Tatnall accumulated 131 points to finish ahead of Padua with 107 points while Smyrna and …

Dover football coach Chip Knapp L being awarded 3A Coach of the Year by Sussex Central football coach John Wells R photo by Glenn Frazer 2

Awards highlight Monday’s 19th state football banquet

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

  The 19th annual DOS All State Football Banquet was held Monday night in Dover hosted by the Delaware Interscholastic Football Coaches Association (DIFCA). Players were recognized in the three classifications (1A – 2A – 3A) for All State, Sportsmanship, and those student athletes that achieved a minimum GPA of 3.75 for academic honors. The coach of the year in …

NEW Appoquinimink basketball Christian Barksdale 4 takes a jump shot against Cape Henlopen photo by Nick Haliday 1280x720 1

Cape, Appo doubleheaders produce two quality games

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

(Middletown)Ā  The Cape Henlopen Vikings and Appoquinimink Jaguars scheduled a “rare” boys and girls varsity basketball double header Thursday. The two teams provided those in attendance with close and dramatic games.Ā  The boys game featured No. 7 Appo with a record of 9-3 versus unranked Cape with a 9-4 mark. Appo jumped out to an early 8-0 lead thanks to …

Appoquinimink basketball team celebrates after Haji Bell 1 hit a buzzer beater to force overtime photo by Nick Halliday 1

Bonus Hoops as No. 7 Appo holds off No. 6 CaravelĀ 

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

(Middletown, DE)Ā  When the 6th and 7th ranked teams in the Delaware Live-302 Sports poll get together, a close game is expected. That is exactly what transpired Tuesday night as the Caravel Buccaneers (No. 6) and Appoquinimink Jaguars (No. 7) battled into overtime in a Jags 71-62 victory. There was no indication the game would be tightly contested early, as …

Middletown runners Jonas Rush left and Walter Samuels right . Rush finished first and Samuels second in the 1600 meters photo by Glenn Frazer 3

Tower Hill Invitational produces spirited competition

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

  The season’s Indoor track & field is winding down as the DIAA State championships are on tap in two weeks. Several Delaware high school athletes met at the Carpenter Fieldhouse on the campus of Tower Hill yesterday and turned in some stellar performances. Sixteen schools participated in the Invitational with a large crowd in attendance. The day began with …

Howard Basketball player Rahsaan Matthews Jr drives against Hodgson player Aaron Cox photo by Nick Halliday

Battle of Top 10 Howard, Appo does not disappoint

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

A large crowd was on hand Tuesday night in Wilmington as Howard High School honored its undefeated 1973 state championship boys basketball team on the 50th anniversary of the lofty achievement. What better way to honor those players than to have the 3rd ranked 2023 Wildcats come from nine points down in the second half to pull out a 53-47 …

Smyrna Football players Nolan Fretz 4 Yamir Knight 80 Brian Wright 18 Markell Holman 7 during the 3A championship game photo by Donnell Henriquez

Smyrna Eagles “fly high” for state title

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

In their semifinal victory two weeks ago, the Smyrna Eagles used multiple offensive sets to feature the run game, only attempting five passes to advance to the championship game. Once they got to Delaware Stadium, it was Brian Wright and the passing attack that propelled the Eagles to the 4th title in school history since 2015. It just goes to …

DIFCA Logo with trophies

DIFCA announces 2022 All-Class football teams

Glenn Frazer Sports

The Delaware Interscholastic Football Coaches Association announced this year’s All-Class football teams for the three classifications at a meeting in Dover today. Class 1A was dominated by Laurel and St. Elizabeth, the two teams that will play for the State Title Saturday. The Bulldogs placed 11 players on the 1st team, while the Vikings had 5 players named to the …

Wimington Friends quarterback Robby Tattersall Jr runs the ball during their victory over Saint Marks in the DIAA 2A Semi final photo by Nick Halliday 1

Friends rely on Tattersall for trip to finals

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

As I walked on the field before the game, I nearly slipped and fell several times. I knew then the rain-drenched conditions at the “graveyard” would play a pivotal role in the semifinal between Wilmington Friends and St. Mark’s. Any advantage the home team Spartans might have had with their “speedy” running backs was neutralized. T-J Martin carried the ball …

Caravel football players Vandrick Hamlin 4 Jordan Miller 15 and Chase Armstrong 72 run to the sideline after Miller scored the touchdown photo courtesy of Nick Halliday 1

Caravel proves worthy of No.1 seed; heads to title game

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

  Caravel head coach John Reed and his Buccaneers are headed to the state championship game as the undefeated, top-seed in the DIAA class 2A. There are those who questioned the “toughness” of Caravel’s schedule as a few teams in District 3 had subpar seasons. After Friday night’s performance against defending champ Archmere, those questions have been laid to rest.Ā  …