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’t miss a shot, “they were in range when they stepped off the bus!” That’s 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 “three” 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 …

Middletown Football Matthew Priestley 6 caught two touchdown passes in the game vs Sussex Central photo by Nick Halliday

Middletown dominates in home opener

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

The Middletown Cavaliers were dominant in their home opener Friday night at Cavaliers Stadium. The Cavaliers hosted Sussex Central Friday night in front of home fans for the first time this season and came away with a big 41-7 victory.    From the opening kickoff Middletown took advantage of the Golden Knights mishaps. On the kickoff the ball took a …

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 …

Middletown basketball player Jaiden McGhee shooting a 3 pointer duing the win over Sanford in the DIAA quarterfinals photo by Nick Halliday

Top seed Middletown advances to final four at the Bob

Glenn FrazerSports

The No. 1 seeded Middletown Cavaliers trailed early but fought back to take  a 15-10 lead after one quarter and would hold the advantage until the final buzzer in a 57-42 quarterfinal win at home Saturday. Number eight seed Sanford came out firing, going up 10-6 midway through the opening period thanks to two “three-point” shots by senior Sean Forrest. …

Middletown Basketball Jaiden McGhee puts up a layup against 2 John Clemmons of Caravel photo by Nick Halliday 2

Middletown celebrates Senior Day with win over Caravel

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

Middletown-The Middletown Cavaliers honored its 10 senior basketball players before Saturday’s final home game, and then those seniors excelled on the court in a 91-66 win. All ten of those seniors played and eight of them scored as the top-ranked Cavs broke open a close contest with an offensive barrage in the final quarter, out scoring Caravel 30-13. Jayden Rogers …

Middletown Basketball Amir Hite clamps down on defense in win over St Georges photo by Nick Halliday 1

Middletown defends home court in dominating effort

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

The top ranked Middletown Cavaliers and the #4 St George’s Seahawks struggled to score points in the first half of their boys basketball game Monday night. At the end of the first quarter the Cavaliers held an 8-2 lead and were up just 17-8 after the opening 16:00 minutes of play. In the locker room, Head coach Azeez Ali told …