Tower Hill volleyball teams last season in the state championship photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

View from the baseline: Preseason volleyball rankings

Jason Winchell High Schools, Sports

It’s only half a week, but the 2023 high school volleyball season gets going with a bang on Wednesday night, with defending champion Tower Hill traveling to Broom Street to meet Padua, a match that will be streamed live on Delaware Live sports. But that’s just one of 11 matches on the schedule for the season’s first day. Other notable …

Middletown Cavaliers girls soccer team earned the 2023 division I state championship photo by Jason Winchell

Middletown defeats Appo for DI girls soccer title

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

DOVER – Gabby Riley scored three times, and that was more than enough for her Middletown Cavaliers girls soccer team, who went on to a 4-2 victory over Appoquinimink in the DIAA Division I state championship match on Friday night at Delaware State University. It was the second title for the Cavs, who also won in 2017.   Middletown, the …

Archmere girls soccer team your 2023 DIAA DII Girls soccer state champions photo by Archmere Academy

Archmere dominates in D2 girls soccer championship

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

  The No. 4 seeded  Archmere Auks Upset the top two seeds to win the 2023 DIAA DII Girls Soccer state championship.  After upsetting the No. 1 seed Caravel on Wednesday the Auks kept on their magical run as they beat the No. 2 seed Saint Mark’s for their first state championship title in girls soccer. Archmere won its first …

Archmere girls soccer celebrates after scoring the go ahead goal against Caravel photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Archmere girls soccer upsets Caravel 

Nick Halliday Headlines, High Schools, Sports

  The No. 4 seed Archmere Auks girls soccer team upset No. 1 Caravel in the Division II Girls Soccer State Championship by a score of 2-1 Wednesday night at Caravel.   After both teams were held scoreless in the first half Atchmere got on the scoreboard first. Christina Rosebaum of Archmere made a great pass on a through ball …

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 …