Middletown girls soccer poases with the state championship trophy after beating Appo 1 0. Photo courtesy of Middletown Athletics

Riley’s early goal lifts Cavaliers to soccer state title

Joe SinglesHeadlines, Sports

The Division I girls soccer championship was played this afternoon at Cape Henlopen High School between cross town rivals Middletown Cavaliers and the Appoquinimink Jaguars. The Cavalier squad came into the contest touting a 17-0 record while the Jaguars had an impressive season as well with a 13-2-1 record.¬† On an afternoon that would make the weather in Southern California …

Caravel softball Leah Richardson swings at a pitch. Photo by Nick Halliday

Inside The Circle: Week 5 softball top 10

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

Caravel remains on top of our rankings despite a loss to undefeated Rising Sun (MD). There is movement after the Buccaneers while things stay the same from the 5th spot to No. 10. There are plenty of good matchups this week including 302 Sports live broadcast featuring No. 10 Cape at No. 4 Sussex Central.¬†¬† No. 1 Caravel (6-1) The …

UNCW softball player Tayler Vitola has been selected as the 2023 24 Coastal Athletic Association Female Scholar Athlete of the Year photo courtesy of UNCW athletics

Vitola voted CAA Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Glenn FrazerSports

WILMINGTON, North Carolina ‚Äď Middletown, DE native and UNCW senior softball player Tayler Vitola has been selected as the 2023-24 Coastal Athletic Association Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year presented by Primis as voted on by the conference’s Academic Affairs Committee. Vitola has flourished academically, athletically and in the community during her four years at UNCW. She has accumulated a 3.835 …

Middletown basketball Zion Mifflin attempts a shot in the triple overtime win over Appo photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Middletown wins thrilling triple overtime game against Appo

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

MIDDLETOWN:¬† The third-ranked Middletown Cavaliers pulled away from the seventh ranked Appo Jags in the third overtime for a comfortable 98-87 win in boys basketball. However, the game was anything but comfortable for the Cavaliers. The visitors from the east side of town held a 61-51 lead with :90 to go in regulation. Then the Jags fought back with clutch …

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

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  (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 …

Middletown Cavaliers girls soccer team earned the 2023 division I state championship photo by Jason Winchell

Middletown defeats Appo for DI girls soccer title

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

DOVER ‚Äď Gabby Riley scored three times, and that was more than enough for her Middletown Cavaliers girls soccer team, who went on to a 4-2 victory over Appoquinimink in the DIAA Division I state championship match on Friday night at Delaware State University. It was the second title for the Cavs, who also won in 2017.   Middletown, the …

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 FrazerHeadlines, Sports

(Middletown)¬† 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.¬† 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 Caravel 

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

(Middletown, DE)¬† 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 …

St Georges Hawks quarterback Donovan Brooks drops back to attempt a pass photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

St. Georges survives late comeback attempt from Appoquinimink

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

It was a highly anticipated 2 vs. 7 matchup between the 4-6 St. Georges Hawks and the 6-4 Appoquinimink Jaguars.¬† Both teams rounded into form with strong second halves of the season and were perhaps coming into this game playing their best football. Appo was riding high coming off an impressive comeback effort against Salesianum last week to earn a …