Vandrick Hamlin catches a pass in the 68th Blue Gold foorball game. Photo by Ben Fulton

Blue team breaks records in 68th DFRC All Star game

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  The ¬†68th DFRC Blue-Gold All Star Football Game took place Friday night at the University at the University of Delaware. The Game showcases Hand-in-Hand Buddies children and young adults with intellectual disabilities and Delaware‚Äôs finest high school student leaders who participate as football players, cheerleaders, band members, and school ambassadors.¬†   Forty-eight schools across the state will be represented …

Minnesota Vikings asn Salesianum grad Brian ONeill and Governer John Carney pose with kids who attended Brians football camp. Photo by Ben Fulton 3

 Minnesota Vikings, Sallies star host football camp at Titus

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Brian O’Neill, an offensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings, who attended and played football at Salesianum hosted a youth football camp for nearly 300 children from 2nd to 9th grade. The camp will be held at Titus Sports Academy on Friday, June 14th, from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.¬† The camp consisted of many different football and agility drills that …

St Elizabeths alumni football camp coaches for the annual football clinic at St Elizabeths. Photo by Pat Garyantes

State Champion alumni return for 3rd youth football clinic

Patrick GaryantesHeadlines, Sports

  WILMINGTON- It was a star-studded afternoon at the St. E Center for St. Elizabeth High School‚Äôs 3rd annual youth football clinic.¬† Over 40 campers, current members of the high school coaching staff and players, and an impressive list of alumni players from three generations of Viking football as special coaches were in attendance for the event.¬†¬†   Campers were …

Class 3A coach of year Mike Frederick from Cape Henlopen holding his award with DIFCA president John Wilson photo courtesy of Glenn Frazer

DIFCA awards banquet annouces Coaches of the Year

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

(Dover)¬† The Delaware Interscholastic Football Coaches Association (DIFCA) held its 20th annual awards banquet Monday night at the Modern Maturity Center in Dover. The All-Class teams were awarded trophies, including players of the year. Two officials were honored during the ceremony. John Patterson from the Northern Delaware Football Officials Association (DFOA) was awarded a plaque for his services since 1975. …

Delaware fotoball team running out of the tunnel before a game photo courtesy of Delawaware Athletics

Delaware to play an entire FCS Football Schedule in 2024

Nick AlessandriniHeadlines, Sports

On Wednesday morning the University of Delaware Football program along with the CAA (Coastal Athletic Conference) announced the 2024 schedule for the upcoming season. This will be the final year that Delaware will be in the Coastal Athletic Conference, formerly the Colonial Athletic Conference, which it joined back before the 2001-2002 school year.   2024 Delaware Football Schedule 8/29 ‚Äď …

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Alleyne, Miller and LaMons named players of the year 

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  Brian (BJ) Alleyne, Jordan Miller, and RahShad LaMons are named players for the year in their respective divisions. They all have a couple things in common as they are all running backs and they all led their teams to a state championship.¬† Alleyne from Salesianum was named 3A player of the year while Miller from Caravel was named 2A, …

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 …

Tatnall football Micah Stamper runs the ball against Chater in the state championship

Tatnall wins first ever football state championship

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

The Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association¬† division 1A football state championship featured two teams who have never won a football state championship nor competed for one. The Tatnall Hornets and Wilmington Charter Force faced off Saturday afternoon in both teams’ first ever football championship competition. Which meant one of these teams was gonna be crowned a state champion.¬†   The Tatnall …

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 …

Salesianun Sals quarterback Brady McBride runs with the ball photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez

Salesianum earns trip to state championship

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

WILMINGTON ‚ÄĒ Salesianum, the top seed in the DIAA Class 3A football tournament, overcame a stiff challenge from No. 5 Middletown, earning a 24-14 win on Nov. 24 at Abessinio Stadium. It will be the Sals‚Äô first trip to a state championship game since 2018. The Sals (11-1) advanced to the Class 3A championship game against No. 6 Cape Henlopen, …