Saint Marks girls soccer celebrates after a victory

Spartans punch ticket back to soccer championship game

Nick Alessandrini Headlines, High Schools, Sports

It was a packed hill at Saint Mark’s High School on Wednesday afternoon for the Division 2 Girls’ Soccer semi-final. The defending state champion #2 Saint Mark’s Spartans (13-2) would meet a team that got the best of them back in early May, the #3 Wilmington Friends Quakers (13-1-1). It was a 3-0 shutout victory for the Quakers but a …

DIAA Boys Volleyball State Champions Cape Henlopen photo by Mike Lang

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

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

SMYRNA — When Cape Henlopen’s 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 …

Pauda girls the division 1 state champs copy

2023 DIAA Track and Field State Championship Results

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

A large crowd was on hand Friday and Saturday as Dover High hosted the 2023 DIAA State Track and Field championships. The student athletes enjoyed much better weather this year as temperatures hovered in the 60’s to low 70’s as opposed to 2022 when sweltering heat drove temps into the 90’s. The closest team competition took place in the Boy’s …

Inside The Circle – Top 10 Week 6

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

We have approached the midpoint of the season for most teams and a few are starting to separate themselves from the “pack”. The Royals of Delmarva Christian remain “hot” as Kaylan Yoder recorded her career-best 20 strikeouts in a 2-0 win over previously unbeaten Appoquinimink in a game broadcast on 302 Sports. First year head coach Rachel Fetterman has the …

DMA Baseball celebrates at the plat in win over Conrad photo by Nick Halliday

DMA prevails over cross-road rival Conrad

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

    Thursday afternoon was our First State Orthopedics Game of the Week between #1 DMA & #6 Conrad in a battle between two baseball titans in the state.  Both teams came into the game with 8-1 records, DMA’s defeat coming at the hands of Tower Hill, while Conrad’s lone loss came to Caravel.     DMA had their ace on …

Madge Layfield of Sussex Central softball about to wind up for a pitch photo by Nick Halliday scaled

Inside The Circle – Top 10 Week 5

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

Tough news for Caesar Rodney and outstanding pitcher Peyton Shields. She suffered an apparent knee injury late in the game against Middletown on the 11th. Shields had a 1-0 lead when she left the game. The Cavaliers rallied to win 2-1 as Reese Founds recorded 17 strikeouts. Peyton told me she will see a specialist and have some tests performed. …