Cape Henlopen baseball Brad Marks winds up against Caravel photo by Benny Mitchell

Big fifth inning leads to Cape win

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  No. 2 Cape Henlopen Vikings hosted the No. 3 Caravel Buccaneers for a top five baseball matchup. Cape used a big fifth inning to after trailing for the first four to hold off the Buccaneers.¬†   Caravel jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning. After Aiden Alston reached on an error John Bujnowski …

Salesianum football running back BJ Alleyne runs for a touchdown n the football state championship photo couretsy of Dennell Henriquez

Third quarter surge propels Salesianum to 3A state title

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Newark¬†– Cape Henlopen and Salesianum came into the DIAA Class AAA championship game statistically even. After the first half the two were tied 10-10. Then Salesianum erupted for 21 unanswered points in the third quarter on their way to a 45-17 victory winning their first Class AAA state championship and their eighth overall title. It was also the first title …

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, …

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 …

Jake Gelof Virgina University baseball formerly of Cape Henlope High photo courtesy of virginasports.com

Former Cape slugger heading back to College World Series

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  Jake Gelof, formerly of Cape Henlopen high school now at University of Virginia, is heading back to the College Baseball World Series (CWS) in Omaha.¬† After winning a state championship at Cape Henlopen in 2018 Gelof transferred to IMG Academy to finish out his high school baseball career. At IMG he earned a scholarship to play his college baseball …

DIAA Boys Volleyball State Champions Cape Henlopen photo by Mike Lang

Cape beats Sallies in state’s 1st boys volleyball championship

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

SMYRNA ‚ÄĒ When Cape Henlopen‚Äôs boys volleyball team traveled to Wilmington in April to play Salesianum, the Vikings stayed close for two sets before the Sals pulled away in the third for a sweep. Those first two sets remained in the mind of Cape Henlopen coach Tyler Coupe when game-planning for the rematch, which took place May 23 at Smyrna …

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 …

Cape Henlopen Baseball 2022 DIAA State Champs

Cape holds off Appo for state championship

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

WILMINGTON ‚ÄĒ Cape Henlopen picked the right time to put up a crooked number on the scoreboard in the DIAA baseball championship game on Monday night. The Vikings scored three times in the bottom of the sixth inning, then held off a potential Appoquinimink rally in the seventh for a 4-1 win and their second title since 2018. On a …

Salesianum Lacrosse 2022 state champs photo by Nick Halliday

Sallies win back to back lacrosse state championships 

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Salesianum faced off with Cape Henlopen for the third year in a row. Cape won in 2019 by a score of 12-10 and Sallies avenged that loss with a 12-10 victory in 2021. This year Sallies was able to take back to back state championships with a 13-11 victory.¬† Cape Henlopen took a 7-6 lead into the half. They were …

Cape Henlopen vs Salesianum 2022 DIAA Boys Lacrosse state championship photos by Nick Halliday

Salesianum and Cape advance to boys lacrosse state championship

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

For the third year in a row Salesianum and Cape Henlopen will face off in the DIAA Boys Lacrosse State Championship. The two teams have split the last two times they faced off with Sallies winning the most recent in 2021, and Cape winning in 2019 ironically those scores were identical 12-10.¬† Cape Henlopen advanced with a 13-6 victory of …