Sussex Central vs Cape Henlopen Vikings girls soccer. Photo courtesy of Dan Cook Cape Gazzette

On the Pitch: Week 7 girls soccer top 10

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The weather looks wet this week with some more rain in the forecast. There are a lot of good matches as the regular season ends on May 15th.   The No.1 team in Division 1 Middletown is 10-0 on the season after a 3-1 win over No. 2 Appoquinimink last week.  This season the Cavs have outscored their 65-2.  That …

Sanford girls basketball Jada Snow attempts a shot against St Elizabeths photo courtesy of Nick Halliday 1

Courtside View – Week 7 girls basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The girls basketball season ends on February 21st so there are 15 days left in the regular season.  The teams will make their final push to see if they can qualify for the state tournament at the end of the month.   The regular season game that everyone has been waiting for since early December is here on Thursday night …

Saint Marks Sophia Baffone attempts a shot against Conrad photo courtesy of Nick Halliday 1

Courtside View – Week 4 girls basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The girls basketball season saw some great games last week as conference games provided some upsets as the season ramps back up after the holiday break.    Wilmington Friends won the Quaker Classic over the weekend. They defeated Seaford 57-49 behind 19 points from Izzy Winchell. She made 5 triples and led a balanced Quakers team.to the tournament title.   …

Saint Marks Sophia Baffone attempts a shot against Conrad photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Courtside View – Week 3 girls basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Schools

The girls basketball season enters the final week before the Chrotmas holiday and the holiday tournaments start next week. I am looking forward to seeing how these teams fare before they get into their conference schedule in January.     Ursuline freshmen Jezelle Banks scored a career high 29 points in their 79-67 win over Bonita Vista High (CA) over the …

Ursuline Academy basketball Jezelle GG Banks dribbles down court with Skylar Bolden photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Courtside View – Week 2 girls basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The girls basketball season enters the final week before the Chrotmas holiday and the holiday tournaments start next week. I am looking forward to seeing how these teams fare before they get into their conference schedule in January.     Ursuline freshmen Jezelle Banks scored a career high 29 points in their 79-67 win over Bonita Vista High (CA) over the …

Sanford verse Ursuline girls basketball state championship game photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Courtside View – Week 1 girls basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The Fall sports season ended on December 2nd and now is the time to focus on the winter sports that kicked off their season.  Here are my Girls high school basketball courtside notes for this week and the first rankings for Delaware Live.   Former Ursuline and Villanova basketball player Adrianna Hahn is the new coach at Tower Hill and …

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

View from the baseline: Preseason volleyball rankings

Jason WinchellHigh 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 WinchellHeadlines, 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 HallidayHeadlines, 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 …