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Laurel wins 4th state championship with victory over St. Elizabeth

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Laurel Bulldogs 2021 Class 1A football state champions, photo courtesy of Ben Fulton of BF Imagery Newark – The last time the Laurel Bulldogs won a state title none of the players on the roster had even been born yet. With their 28-14 win over St. Elizabeth on Saturday night at Delaware Stadium this current group of Bulldogs are now …

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Davis shines as Middletown wins first title since 2012

Nick Alessandrini Headlines, Sports

Middletown Cavaliers Class 3A Football State Champions photo by Ben Fulton BF Imagery   It was a perfect day for Championship Football at Delaware Stadium. The rain held off until the nightcap and that allowed for a great matchup between #1 Smyrna and #2 Middletown in the DIAA Class AAA Final. A rematch of the Harvest Bowl from way back …

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Archmere advances to second straight state championship

Nick Alessandrini Headlines, Sports

It was a rematch between #5 DMA and #1 Archmere on Saturday afternoon at Abessinio Stadium that would decide who would punch their ticket to Delaware Stadium to face Woodbridge in the Class AA championship. It was all DMA in the first half as the Seahawks Defense did a fantastic job of limiting the potent Auk offense. After a Jordan …

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Big plays were key in Middletowns semifinal win

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

Middletown – The Middletown Cavaliers advanced to their 10th championship game since 2010 with a 33-15 win over long-time rival Salesianum Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd. Big plays were the key for Middletown as all five touchdowns covered 31 yards or more. The game began with the longest play of the night when Zy’Aire Tart took the …

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Vikings advance to first state championship since 2010

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

Photo couretsy of Eric O’Neill St Elizabeth’s football WILMINGTON — Quasim Benson, bouncing back after injuring an ankle late in the regular season, scored four touchdowns as St. Elizabeth defeated Tatnall, 33-0, to advance to the DIAA 1A football state championship. The Vikings will be seeking their first title since 2010. Benson scored on runs of 8, 4, 12 and …

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Sallies advances with win over reigning champs

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

WILMINGTON — Five different players scored for Salesianum as the Sals, the third seed in the DIAA Class 3A football tournament, knocked Sussex Central from the bracket with a 34-12 win on Nov. 27 at Abessinio Stadium. The win sets up a meeting at Middletown next weekend. The Sals and Cavaliers did not play this season. The tone was set …

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Wayne Knight “keys” Smyrna playoff win

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

Photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez (Smyrna)  Smyrna senior running back, Wayne Knight ran for 4 touchdowns and 3 two-point conversions to lead the Eagles past William Penn 46-6 in a DIAA quarterfinal game Friday night. A blustery wind sent the temperatures into the low 20’s at Charles V. Williams Stadium, but it never “cooled off” the red-hot Smyrna offense. Knight …

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Woodbridge Defense Stymies Tower Hill in 31-0 Win

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Photo courtesy of Ben Fulton BF Imagery Greenwood – Throughout the season Woodbridge head coach leaned on his defense as the offense matured and grew into his new system. The Blue Raiders defense rose to the occasion once again the season holding Tower Hill to under 100 yards in a 31-0 victory in the D.I.A.A. Class AA quarterfinal state tournament game. …

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Tower Hill holds Sussex Tech scoreless

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Wilmington – Saturday night was game where the two teams were so even the game could turn on a single miscue. Tower Hill put up a first quarter touchdown that held the entire game as the Hillers defeated Sussex Tech 14-0 in a D.I.A.A. Class AA state tournament game. After Sussex Tech was forced to punt on the opening possession …