Cape Henlopen field hockey team celebrates being handed the championship trophy photo couresy of Nick Halliday

Cape Henlopen avenges Smyrna for state championship

Shannon TimmonsHeadlines, Sports

This matchup had been much anticipated as these two teams are no strangers to each other or the DIAA tournament. The regular season matchup went to Smyrna 2-1 at Cape‚Äôs Champions Stadium, appropriately named as they have ten State Championships going into today.¬† Smyrna and Cape have met in the finals the past two seasons, splitting titles (Cape in 2021, …

Delmar field hockey team celebrates being handed the championship trophy photo couresy of Nick Halliday

Delmar beats Newark Charter for 8th straight championship

Shannon TimmonsHeadlines, Sports

Fans were treated to a great day of championship field hockey from Rullo Stadium on the campus of the University of Delaware. The weather was fantastic and fans packed the stadium as the Division 2 finals, No.1 Newark Charter vs. No. 2 Delmar faced off at noon and the Division 1 finals No. 1 Smyrna vs. No. 2 Cape Henlopen …

Newark Charter field hockey celebrates after scoring a goal to advance to the DIAA Division II state championship photo courtesy of Newark Charter Instagram

Delmar, Newark Charter advance in state field hockey tourney

Shannon TimmonsHeadlines, Sports

The Division 2 DIAA Tournament Semifinals did not disappoint after a great night of field hockey the night before in the Division 1 Semifinals where Smyrna and Cape Henlopen advanced to Saturday‚Äôs Finals. Jodi Hollamon and her Delmar Wildcats will play for what could be their eighth championship and Newark Charter under head coach Stacey Spiker is in the finals …

Cape Henlopen field hockey celebrates after scoring a goal against Milford photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Smyrna and Cape Henlopen advance 

Shannon TimmonsHeadlines, Sports

  The re-match is set as Smyrna and Cape Henlopen advance to the DIAA Tournament Finals.These two faced off in 2021 and 2022 in the finals with Cape winning in 2021 and Smyrna winning in 2022. In the regular season game, the advantage went to Smyrna 2-1. I want to extend congratulations to both Milford and Charter School of Wilmington …

Smyrna vs Caesar Rodney field hockey photo courtesy of Smyrna Field Hockey Facebook

The Corner Scoop – State Tournament Semifinals

Shannon TimmonsHeadlines, Sports

Delaware Field Hockey is at a fever pitch after the first round in Division 2 Wednesday Nov. 1 and Quarterifnals on Saturday November 4, along with Quarterfinal play in Division 1 on Thursday Nov. 3. Championship field hockey is always exciting and will dial up the intensity as games move to the fast turf at Rullo Stadium at the University …

Archmere vs Tatnall Field Hockey game photo courtesy of Jason Winchell.jpg copy

The Corner Scoop РDIAA State Tournament preview 

Shannon TimmonsHeadlines, Sports

We have reached the end of the 2023 regular season in field hockey. Saturday, October 28th,¬† Delmar was crowned the Henlopen Conference Champions as they defeated Smyrna 6-0 on their home field. A great win for the Delmar community who has suffered the loss of Carter Figgs, a 16 year old football player and wrestler. This game was a rematch …

Delmar vs Cape Henlopen field hockey game courtesy of Ben Fulton

The Corner Scoop ‚Äď Week 7 field hockey top 10 rankings

Shannon TimmonsHeadlines, Sports

It‚Äôs hard to believe we are entering the last week of regular season play already. What a season of field hockey it has been. Smyrna continues to dominate, remaining undefeated all season. Cape and Smyrna knocked off Delmar and D1 teams that have been a pleasant surprise are Milford and Odessa. I hope Odessa has enough strength of schedule to …

Sara Clothier attempts a shot photo courtesy of quakerssports.com

The Corner Scoop – Week 6 field hockey top 10 rankings

Shannon TimmonsHeadlines, Sports

This week is exciting for high school field hockey as they take to the fast astroturf at Rullo Stadium at the University of Delaware for the Turf Bowl. I don‚Äôt expect the top teams in either division to change much in the next two weeks of regular season play. But there are teams that still have six or seven games …

Poltyech vs Delmar Field Hockey game photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

The Corner Scoop – Week 5 Field Hockey top 10

Shannon TimmonsHeadlines, Sports

Pink socks, pink turf shoes, pink hair ribbons, pink shirts; we will see a lot of pink in uniforms starting this week and throughout this month as many field hockey teams will wear pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Some schools will play night games under the lights and charge for entrance to their games as a fundraiser …