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

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  (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

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  (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 …

Middletown football offensice line blocks for their quarterback against Smyrna photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez

Middletown defense instrumental in Harvest Bowl win

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  Middletown continued its dominance over Smyrna in the regular season at  Charles V. Williams  Stadium Friday night but it wasn’t easy. The underdog Eagles had the ball with a chance to win, but Middletown’s Jacobi Rodgers intercepted a pass in the end zone on the final play of the game to preserve the Cavaliers 14-12 win. Both defenses played …

Dover football quarterback Nahseem Cosme runs the ball against Salesianum photo courtesy of Mike Lang

Dover celebrates first win over Salesianum in 35 years

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

During the year 1988, MLB legend Cal Ripken Jr. played in his 1000th consecutive game, Microsoft sold its one-millionth mouse, and McDonald’s opened its ten-thousandth restaurant. That year the Dover Senators won the Division-1 state championship in overtime, 20-13 against Salesianum. Last night a large homecoming crowd celebrated Dover’s first win over the Sals since that title game thirty five …

Appoquinimink Jaguars football players Dillon Griffith 1 Noah Hoff 17 warming up before the game photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Appo wins a thriller over St. George’s  

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  It was a great atmosphere Friday night in Middletown as a pair of 1-1 teams played in front of a large crowd under cloudy skies with double digit winds. Tropical storm Ophelia’s outer bands were closing in on the state, having an affect on the kicking game for both the Hawks and the Jags. The game was close  from …