Smyrna softball Alexis Dennis swings at a pitch against DMA. Photo by Ben Fulton

Smyrna tops DMA to cross .500 mark on season

Shannon TimmonsHeadlines, Sports

Softball is a spring sport, but Mother Nature doesn‚Äôt know that as today felt more like football weather. On a cloudy and cold Saturday morning, the Smyrna Eagles topped DMV 2-0 at Beverly Jo Carter Field. This is a big non conference win for Smyrna to put them over .500 on the season at 6-5.¬†   There was a shakeup …

William Penn baseball pitcher John Grybowski got the win over DMA photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Grybowski shuts down No. 1 DMA

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  The wind was blustery, sometimes producing 40 mile and hour gusts as No. 7 William Penn hosted No. 1 Delaware Military (DMA). This top ten matchup did not disappoint as two of the state’s top teams faced off in an old fashion pitchers duel.¬†¬†   William Penn’s ace¬† John Gryboski started for the Colonials and faced off against DMA‚Äôs …

Caravel baseball William Potts throws a pitch against Salesianum photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Clubhouse talk: Week 3 baseball top 10

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Rain, rain, rain and rain was what we saw last week. Four straight days of rainouts that rescheduled a lot of games this last week. There were a few games played over the weekend including our No. 1 team who finally saw the field. No. 1 DMA finally got a game this week and picked up where they left off …

William Penn baseball John Grybowski thorws a pitch during a game photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Clubhouse talk -Week 2 baseball top 10

Nick HallidaySports

Another week of baseball and another week of uncooperative weather. Had some rainouts last week as well as some games played in tornado like winds well for baseball it seemed like tornadoes with dirt funnels cutting through infields. However there were some good games played between some of our top teams.¬†   No. 1 DMA has yet to take the …

DMA Gabe Swift makes a layup in their win over Smyrna in the first round of the DIAA State Championship photo courtesy of shotbymaddi3

DMA rallies for comeback win over Smyrna to advance

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

WILMINGTON ‚ÄĒ Delaware Military Academy‚Äôs boys basketball team averaged nearly 61 points per game this season, but at halftime of the 13th-seeded Seahawks‚Äô opening-round DIAA tournament game against No. 20 Smyrna on Feb. 27, they had just 13 points and trailed the Eagles by 7. But in front of a spirited and emotional crowd inside the dome, DMA mounted a …

Delaware Military Academy DMA wrestling posing with the division II state championship trophy photo courtesy of DMA Athletics Twitter

Seahawks pin their way to second state wrestling title

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Smyrna¬†– Delaware Military Academy rode six pins enroute to a 38-32 victory over St. Mark‚Äôs to capture the DIAA Division II state championships. The title was the second for the Seahawks in consecutive years. The championship match began at 113 pounds, the Seahawks reeled off three straight wins to begin the match all earning bonus points. Cole Perrin got it …

Delaware Military wrestling team poses after winning the Milford Invitational wrestling championship photo courtesy of DMA Athletics Twitter page 1

Delaware Military wins Milford Invitational

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Milford¬†– Fourteen teams throughout the state converged on Milford Central Academy on Saturday for the 64th Milford Invitational Wrestling Tournament. When the dust settled the Delaware Military Academy Seahawks emerged with the team title scoring 463.5 points to finish ahead of Wm. Penn 415.5 and Caesar Rodney 400. Smyrna and Milford rounded out the top five. Delaware Military crowned six …

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 …

Tyler August from Delaware Military Academy DMA Gatorade player of the year photo by Nick Halliday

MLB hopeful Tyler August poised for the draft

Patrick GaryantesHeadlines, Sports

Delaware has been no stranger to seeing high level talent drafted into Major League Baseball.¬† Every year it seems a player or two get the call that they have been drafted and all of us at Delaware Live Sports/302 Sports go right into our group text with excitement about someone we‚Äôve watched play getting the opportunity of a lifetime.   …

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

DMA prevails over cross-road rival Conrad

Patrick GaryantesHeadlines, 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‚Äôs defeat coming at the hands of Tower Hill, while Conrad‚Äôs lone loss came to Caravel.¬†¬†   DMA had their ace on …