Caravel softball Morgan Moxley throwing a ball during warmups photo by Nick Halliday

Inside The Circle – DIAA Softball Semifinal Preview

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

  “And then there were four…the 24-team field has been reduced to the final 4 as the DIAA softball tournament continues Tuesday”. The Henlopen Conference-South makes up half the field as both No. 4 seed Laurel and No. 6 seed Indian River scored late in their quarterfinal games to advance. The top  seed, Caravel used 13 hits to score a …

Caravel basketball Dominique Wyatt making a layup against Sanford photo by Nick Halliday 2

No. 9 Caravel extends hot week with win over No. 5 Sanford

Nick Alessandrini Headlines, Sports

Two red-hot top 10 teams went at it Thursday night in Bear, as the No. 9 Caravel Bucs played host to the No. 5 Sanford Warriors. Sanford had come into the contest winning their last 8 and Caravel winning 6 of their last 7, including a win over No. 3 Polytech earlier in the week.   Things were tight early …

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Sussex Central, Caravel top seeds in state wrestling duals

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Dover – The Sussex Central Golden Knights earned the top seed in Division I while the Caravel Academy Buccaneers got the nod in Division II for the upcoming DIAA dual meet state wrestling championships. The top four seeds in each division will host their first round match on Wednesday night beginning at 7:00pm. Sussex Central (20-0) the Henlopen North champ …

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Bonus Hoops as No. 7 Appo holds off No. 6 Caravel 

Glenn Frazer Headlines, 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 …

Wilmington Friends football player quarterback Robby Tattersall hands the state championship trophy to his grandfather Bob Tattersall photo by Nick Halliday new

Friends holds off Buccaneers for state title

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

The Wilmington Friends school won its second state with a 10-7 victory over the Caravel Buccaneers. The Quakers were in the championship game in 2018, but had some major injuries that created a lopsided loss to Woodbridge. Their last state championship came in 1984 with a 22-12 victory over Claymont.  The Quakers were led by the third generation of Tattersall’s …

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Caravel proves worthy of No.1 seed; heads to title game

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

  Caravel head coach John Reed and his Buccaneers are headed to the state championship game as the undefeated, top-seed in the DIAA class 2A. There are those who questioned the “toughness” of Caravel’s schedule as a few teams in District 3 had subpar seasons. After Friday night’s performance against defending champ Archmere, those questions have been laid to rest.  …

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Soccer champs: Sallies over Charter, Caravel blanks St. Marks

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

The Salesianum Sals went on to win their second straight DIAA Division I Boys Soccer state championship and twenty first overall. Sallies defeated Wilmington Charter by a score of 4-1 at Dover high school.  The Sals scored two goals in each half of the game. In the first half Jake Ross scored the first goal then assisted Gianluca Marroni for …

Caravels Michael Kling top works for the pin over Dylan Delcollo of DMA at 138 pounds. Photo by Ben Fulton 2

Caravel Academy completes 3-Peat with mat victory over DMA

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Caravel Wrestling Team 3 time state champs photo from Caravel wrestling facebook page Smyrna – It has been a dominant season for the Caravel Academy wrestling team and they capped it off Saturday night winning the DIAA Division II dual meet state championship in the same fashion, beating Delaware Military Academy 52-15.    The Bucs finished a perfect 10-0 season …

Caravel Academys Nick Hall left and Shawn Ferrell of Lake Forest get airborn during their 170 pound bout on Saturday at the DIAA Dual Meet State semi final match. Photo by Kenny Correll

Caravel Academy rolls into state dual finals

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Caravel Academy’s Nick Hall (left) and Shawn Ferrell of Lake Forest get airborn during their 170 pound bout on Saturday at the DIAA Dual Meet State semi-final match. Photo by Kenny Correll Smyrna – Caravel Academy head coach Mike Welch said he was excited to get back to the state duals and have the crowds back in the gym. The …

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Caravel Academy extends dual meet win streak to 23

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Caravel’s Matt Duarte (standing) lifts Salesianum’s Giovanni Samma in their 182 pound match. Duarte won by a pin in 5:13. (Kenny Correll photo) Bear – The anticipated battle between two of the heavyweights on the Delaware wrestling scene got off the rails early as Caravel Academy won 11 of the 14 bouts on their way to a 54-17 victory over Salesianum …