Malik Pinkett running the football for Red Lion photo by Nick Halliday

Red Lion blanks Milford in 2A matchup

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

The Red Lion football dominated in their Class 2A matchup against Milford. The Red Lions came away with a 39-0 victory over the Buccaneers.  After a Milford punt, Red Lion got the scoring started as Evan Biddinger hit Kyle Manley down the sideline for a 67 yard touchdown. Red Lion would go for the two point conversion and convert as …

Middletown football

Top-ranked Middletown beats Appo with big plays

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

The Appoquinimink Jaguars have never beaten their district rival Middletown (on the field) in football since the Jags started playing on the varsity level in 2009. That streak continued Friday night in a “hard-fought” game at Appoquinimink High School. The defending state champions scored on two long plays to secure a 14-0 win in front of a capacity crowd of …

Middletown quarterback Austin Troyer about to take a snap against Smyrna photo by Ben Fulton

Middletown wins thrilling Harvest Bowl

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

Middletown continued its dominance over Smyrna in regular-season games, winning the annual Harvest Bowl in a “thriller” in front of a packed house at Cavalier Stadium. In a contest dictated by the home team in the opening half, and the visiting Eagles in the second half, it came down to a 4th down and 13 pass play with :13 left …

Sussex Central quarterback Troy Morris rolls out of the pocket Photo by Ben Fulton

Golden Knights grind out a win in home opener

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Georgetown – The Sussex Central Golden Knights locked into a defensive battle with Salesianum in their home opener on a night where they paid tribute to the Armed Forces. Andrew Long went around the left end for a 45 yard touchdown with six minutes to go in the first half. The score would stand for the next 30 minutes as …

Smyrna Football Coach Mike Judy walking out in front of his team Photo by Donnell Henriquez

Smyrna opens season without Coach Judy

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

  Delaware Live-302 Sports has learned that the Smyrna Eagles football team will open the 2022 season at Arundel, Maryland without head coach Mike Judy. Defensive Coordinator Dan Wagner sent an email to me earlier today in response to a question regarding the starting quarterback. “Glenn, Coach Judy is out on a temporary medical leave of absence (non-life threatening) and …

Sussex Central running warmup plays before their game against William Penn photo by Nick Halliday

Sussex Central impresses in win at William Penn

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

It was a packed weekend for the Delaware Live Sports team as we had 5 games on the schedule for week 0!  The final game of the schedule came on Saturday afternoon in New Castle as John Wells led his Sussex Central Golden Knights up to William Penn to take on the Colonials. The fireworks came early in this one, …

DMA Howard Game

DMA Howard football game suspended in third quarter

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

The end of the football game between Delaware Military Academy and Howard High School is uncertain after the teams’ season opener at Abessinio Stadium was suspended Friday, Sept. 2, after a disturbance in the stands. Howard led, 8-0, when the action stopped. With 7:33 remaining in the third quarter and the Wildcats about to start a drive in their own …

Middletown Football team running out on the field photo by Donnell Henriquez 1

Middletown takes No. 1 in 3A football

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

  Last year the DIAA re-classified football into three groups of schools with Class 3A containing the 11 largest programs from the previous Division I. All 11 qualified for the state tournament as Middletown captured its first title since 2012 with a 28-22 win over Smyrna.  Many feel those two will meet again in this season’s championship game, but there …