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, …

Tatnall football RahShad LaMons attempts a run against Indian River photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Tatnall advances to Class 1A state championship

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

The Tatnall Hornets will advance to the Delaware Scholastic Athletic Association (DIAA) Class 1A football state championship after defeating the Indian River Indians this afternoon.¬†   Tatnall came into the game with a 10-1 record with their only loss was at the hands of Class 2A Wilmington Friends. They went undefeated in conference play this season. Indian River had an …

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 …

Rahshan LaMons attempts a run during their game against St Elizabeths

LaMons and Stamper lead Tatnall to victory

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Rahshan LaMons and Micah Stamper led the way for the No. 1 ranked 3A Tatnall Hornets in a commanding victory over St Elizabeths. LaMons and his fellow Hornets teammates spoiled the Vikings homecoming by winning by a margin that forced a running clock.¬†   LaMons and Stamper accounted for all six touchdowns in a 41-6 route over the Vikings. Ironically …