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Middletown cruises to win over Newark

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The Middletown Cavaliers used a 12-0 run in the 1st quarter to lead 19-8 and never looked back in a boys basketball win Thursday night at Newark High School.  The Yellowjackets were down 25-12 midway through the 2nd quarter before slicing the Cavs lead to single digits at 25-16 with 2:45 left, but Middletown would push the advantage to 32-19 …

Caravel wins low scoring affair 48-44

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John Clemmons Caravel Basketball The Caravel Buccaneers held off a furious fourth quarter rally by Smyrna for a 48-44 boy’s basketball win Wednesday night on the Eagles home floor. The Bucs’ John Clemmons was riddled with foul trouble and sat out a good portion of the second quarter but still managed to lead the team with 21 points. The Eagles …

Big plays were key in Middletowns semifinal win

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Middletown – The Middletown Cavaliers advanced to their 10th championship game since 2010 with a 33-15 win over long-time rival Salesianum Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd. Big plays were the key for Middletown as all five touchdowns covered 31 yards or more. The game began with the longest play of the night when Zy’Aire Tart took the …

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Wayne Knight “keys” Smyrna playoff win

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Photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez (Smyrna)  Smyrna senior running back, Wayne Knight ran for 4 touchdowns and 3 two-point conversions to lead the Eagles past William Penn 46-6 in a DIAA quarterfinal game Friday night. A blustery wind sent the temperatures into the low 20’s at Charles V. Williams Stadium, but it never “cooled off” the red-hot Smyrna offense. Knight …

Ursuline’s Sue Heiss announces retirement after 40-year career

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The 2021 Delaware High School Volleyball season came to a close last week with St Marks crowned for the second consecutive year. The tournament also closed the chapter on the coaching career of Susan Heiss at Ursuline Academy in Wilmington. Heiss guided Ursuline to 11 championships and 23 semi final appearances, both state records. She announced her retirement from her …

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Padua wins 9th straight cross country title

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Padua DIAA State Cross Country Champions for 9th straight D1 girls team title, photo courtesy of Padua Padua continued its dominance at the DIAA State Cross Country Championships Saturday at wind-swept Brandywine Creek State Park. The Pandas placed five runners in the top ten to win their 9th straight D1 girls team title with a score of 27, forty nine …

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St. Marks wins 1st D2 cross country title

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Brynn Crandell of Indian River won individual honors.     After finishing second the previous two years to Ursuline, the St. Mark’s girls cross country team won their first championship since 2006 when they competed in Division One. The conditions Saturday at Brandywine Creek State Park for the Division 2 girls race were the worst of the day as wind-swept …

Caravel spoils “Senior Night” for St. Elizabeth

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Abessinio stadium was the scene for senior night on Veteran’s Day as six St. Elizabeth Vikings suited up for their final regular season game. The unbeaten Vikings (9-0) hosted the Caravel Buccaneers (8-1) in a highly-anticipated contest featuring two of the best running backs in Class 2A and 1A. Ky’shwn Drumgo of Caravel came into the night with 959 yards …

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Big plays key for Appoquinimink’s win over Cape 

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Cape Henlopen won the statistical battle Thursday night but fell victim to turnovers and big plays by Appoquinimink early in a 55-27 loss in Middletown. The Vikings outgained the Jaguars 526 to 440 in total yards but committed some early mistakes and the Jags took full advantage. Cape recovered a fumble on the Jags initial drive of the game at …

Middletown Defense “Shines” in Harvest Bowl

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Middletown football defense celebrates after a big play A much-anticipated battle of the top two ranked teams in the state lived up to it’s billing for three quarters Friday night. The 4th and deciding quarter belonged to the visiting Cavaliers in a 28-14 Harvest Bowl win at Smyrna. Both teams have talented offenses and highly recruited quarterbacks but the defenses …