Middletown girls soccer poases with the state championship trophy after beating Appo 1 0. Photo courtesy of Middletown Athletics

Riley’s early goal lifts Cavaliers to soccer state title

Joe SinglesHeadlines, Sports

The Division I girls soccer championship was played this afternoon at Cape Henlopen High School between cross town rivals Middletown Cavaliers and the Appoquinimink Jaguars. The Cavalier squad came into the contest touting a 17-0 record while the Jaguars had an impressive season as well with a 13-2-1 record.¬† On an afternoon that would make the weather in Southern California …

MIddletown Girls soccer Gabby Rileyscored two goals in the win over Saint Marks. Photo courtesy of Middletown Girls Soccer Facebook

Middletown girls soccer remains undefeated 

Joe SinglesHeadlines, Sports

On a rainy Friday evening the 11-1 St. Marks girls’ soccer team visited Cavalier Stadium and the 12-0 Middletown squad in what many considered a potential state final matchup of days gone bye before most Delaware sports switched over to a multi division format. Back and forth they went early as both teams seemed content to kick and chase despite …

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 …

Padua vs Smyrna girls soccer photo courtesy of Padua Athletics

On the Pitch: Week 2 girls soccer top 10

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

Padua vs Smyrna girls soccer, photo courtesy of Padua Athletics   The weather doesn’t look good again this week but the good news is there are only 5 matches on the schedule this week as most schools are on their holiday break.   The beauty of soccer is sometimes the final score doesn’t¬† tell the whole story.¬† The No. 3 …

MIddletown Girls soccer players clebrate after winning a game photo courtesy of Middletown Girls Soccer Facebook

On The Pitch – preseason girls soccer rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The weather outside this week feels like spring which means that the spring sports season will kick off on March 18th.¬† Last year we saw Middletown and Archmere take home state champion trophies in girls soccer.¬† The teams have been practicing for almost 3 weeks and are ready to start the season.¬† The preseason top 10‚Äôs in girls soccer has …

Middletown basketball Azjuan Matthews slams the ball in their win over Saint Marks photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Middletown advances to the final four with win over Saint Mark’s¬†

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

(Middletown) ¬† The Middletown Cavaliers used a late first quarter run to grab an 18-11 lead and never look back in a convincing quarterfinal win in front of a sold-out crowd Saturday.¬† Clyde Frasier, Jack Murdaugh, and Zion Mifflin each made three point shots in the opening eight minutes of play to lead the Cavs effort. Frasier aggressively drove the …

St Elizabeth basketball Aiden Tobiason dribbles against Avion Matthews from Middletown photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Top ranked St. Elizabeth holds off late Middletown run

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

(Middletown)¬† There is a saying when a team starts out a game and can‚Äôt miss a shot, ‚Äúthey were in range when they stepped off the bus!‚ÄĚ That‚Äôs how locked in the St. Elizabeth Vikings basketball team was when they raced out to a 22-12 first quarter lead, and extended the advantage to 45-22 at halftime. The Vikings connected on …

Middletown basketball Zion Mifflin attempts a shot in the triple overtime win over Appo photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Middletown wins thrilling triple overtime game against Appo

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

MIDDLETOWN:¬† The third-ranked Middletown Cavaliers pulled away from the seventh ranked Appo Jags in the third overtime for a comfortable 98-87 win in boys basketball. However, the game was anything but comfortable for the Cavaliers. The visitors from the east side of town held a 61-51 lead with :90 to go in regulation. Then the Jags fought back with clutch …

Middletown Basketball Akendre Matthews attempts a layup against Odessa photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Middletown breaks open a close game for decisive win

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  (Middletown)¬† ¬† The third ranked Middletown Cavaliers¬† outscored Odessa 23-5 in the final quarter to get the intra-district win Tuesday night 63-39 in boys basketball. The Ducks were down by just 6 points as Henry Nyasagare buried a corner ‚Äúthree‚ÄĚ late in the third quarter to make the score 40-34 heading to the final 8:00. Middletown turned up the …

Middletown football offensice line blocks for their quarterback against Smyrna photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez

Middletown defense instrumental in Harvest Bowl win

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  Middletown continued its dominance over Smyrna in the regular season at¬† Charles V. Williams¬† Stadium Friday night but it wasn’t easy. The underdog Eagles had the ball with a chance to win, but Middletown’s Jacobi Rodgers intercepted a pass in the end zone on the final play of the game to preserve the Cavaliers 14-12 win. Both defenses played …