Caravels Chastity Speedy Wilson attempts a three pointer as the crowd behind her started to cheer in their win over Ursuline photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Caravel prevails over Ursuline in front of home crowd 

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

No. 1 Ursuline Academy Raiders visited No. 2 Caravel Buccaneers to face off in what could be a state championship preview in girls basketball. This game certainly had a postseason feel leading up to the game as Caravel’s gymnasium was filled an hour before tipoff, with fans waiting outside in case anyone left since they were at full capacity. The …

Caravel football Craig Miller runs the ball against Archmere in the DIAA 2A football state championship photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez 1

Caravel runs to school’s first title since 2012

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

The Caravel Buccaneers completed a perfect season with a convincing 35-13 DIAA Class AA championship win against Archmere Saturday. The Bucs broke open a close halftime game with a stout running attack powered by the “O” line scoring two touchdowns on four plays early in the third quarter. Senior running backs Jordan and Craig Miller led the way as the …

Caravel football Ira Yates and Brock Rhoades celebrate after a touchdown photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Caravel remains unbeaten with DIAA semifinal win

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  (Bear, DE)   The “ball-control” offense of Caravel Academy was on full display Friday night as the Buccaneers gained over 220 yards rushing in a dominant win. Caravel returns to Delaware Stadium next week to play for a state championship against the winner of Saturday’s other semifinal between Woodbridge and Archmere. The Bucs scored on their first possession as …

Caravel Football Brock Rhodes gets the defense set photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Caravel defense shines to keep Buccaneers undefeated 

Patrick GaryantesHeadlines, Sports

  Caravel improved to 9-0 on the 2023 season with a 16-8 victory over DMA on Friday night.     The Seahawks entered the game at 4-4 and in a must-win situation under first year head coach, Matt Carre.  As noted on the broadcast, DMA has two losses on the season by less than 3 points and now fight for their …

Caravel Football quarterback Truman Auwerda 9 hands the ball off to Jordan Miller 15 photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Caravel grinds out win over Archmere

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Caravel faced off with Archmere Friday night for the first time since the mid 80’s. Caravel Coach John Reed told me before the game “when I was playing at Caravel, Archmere was a rivalry game, but we haven’t played them in a long time”.   Caravel, who is sitting at No 1 in our Super 7 rankings took to their …

Caravel Academy football team running out in the before the game against Hodgson photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Special teams play lifts Caravel over Hodgson

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Caravel wins in their home opener in front of a large crowd over the Hodgson Silver Eagles. Since the two schools are so close in proximity the stands were packed with fans packing both sides of the stadium. The Buccaneers were able to edge the Silver Eagles by a score of 28-13 which was led by the special teams. The …

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

Inside The Circle – DIAA softball semifinal preview

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, 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 AlessandriniHeadlines, 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 MitchellHeadlines, 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 …

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 …