Sussec Central baseball Osiah Kelley throws a pitch. Photo courtesy of Sussex Central Facebook

Clubhouse talk: Baseball playoff preview

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Sussex Central takes No. 1 seed in this year’s DIAA Baseball State Championship. The Golden knights went 15-2 during the regular season with their two losses being to Sussex Tech and Caravel. They had wins over multiple top ranked teams while playing in the toughest conference that placed four teams in the top eight and a fifth in the top …

Caravel Academy Haley Grygo gets ready for a groundball. Photo by Nick Halliday

Inside The Circle: Softball tournament preview

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

The DIAA softball tournament begins Tuesday with eight games as the field of 24 will be chasing top seed and No. 1 ranked Caravel for this year‚Äôs title. The Buccaneers have won three consecutive championships and 13 overall. Here are our top 10 teams and how they are seeded: No. 1 Caravel (14-1) The Buccaneers have won 8 straight since …

Padua 2024 DIAA DI Girls State Champions. Photo by Nick Halliday copy

Salesianum, Saint Mark’s, Padua, Tatnall run away with state titles

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

The 2024 DIAA Track and Field state championships crowned four teams as state champions¬† as well as many individuals at Dover high school.¬†   Salesianum took the boys Division I state championship for the fourth year in a row. Ethan Walther took home to first place medals in the 800 and 3200 meter runs. While James Kennedy took first place …

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Xenidis and Arrowsmith combine to keep Caravel on top

Shannon TimmonsHeadlines, Sports

In the second matchup this season of non-conference teams Caravel and Cape Henlopen Caravel stayed red hot at the plate In the first matchup between these two teams the game went 6 scoreless innings before Caravel plated 5 runs to win 5-0.¬† The Caravel bats came alive in the 2nd inning but they left the bases loaded when a ground …

Caravel Academy softball Haley Grygo looks in on a pitch from second base. Photo by Nick Halliday

Inside The Circle: Final week softball Top 10

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

This is the final week of regular season play as teams try to position for seeding in the upcoming tournament. There are many really good matchups this week, and hopefully ‚Äúmother nature‚ÄĚ will allow the games to be played without cancellations.¬†¬† No. 1 Caravel (11-1) The Buccaneers anticipated a game with No. 2 Appo turned out to be a relatively …

Hunter DiCarlantonio only allowed 2 hits in seven innings to earn the win over St Georges. Photo by Nick Halliday 1

DMA’s DiCarlantonio shuts down St Georges

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  No. 4 Delaware Military Academy (DMA) Seahwks hosted the No. 9 St. Georges Hawks Saturday night at Frawley Stadium, home of our Wilmington Blue Rocks.¬† The Seahawks got the 2-0 win behind a strong performance from pitcher Hunter DiCarlantonio.¬†   DiCarlantonio only allowed 2 hits in seven innings to earn the win over the Hawks. The DMA offense got …

MIddletown Girls soccer Gabby Rileyscored two goals in the win over Saint Marks. Photo courtesy of Middletown Girls Soccer Facebook

Middletown girls soccer remains undefeated 

Joe SinglesHeadlines, Sports

On a rainy Friday evening the 11-1 St. Marks girls’ soccer team visited Cavalier Stadium and the 12-0 Middletown squad in what many considered a potential state final matchup of days gone bye before most Delaware sports switched over to a multi division format. Back and forth they went early as both teams seemed content to kick and chase despite …

Sussex Central vs Cape Henlopen Vikings girls soccer. Photo courtesy of Dan Cook Cape Gazzette

On the Pitch: Week 7 girls soccer top 10

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The weather looks wet this week with some more rain in the forecast. There are a lot of good matches as the regular season ends on May 15th.   The No.1 team in Division 1 Middletown is 10-0 on the season after a 3-1 win over No. 2 Appoquinimink last week.¬† This season the Cavs have outscored their 65-2.¬† That …