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Padua win state championship on PK kicks

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Padua Academy and Middletown went the distance as they battled for the DIAA Division I girls soccer state championship at Delaware State’s Alumni. Padua was able to capture their fourth straight state championship with a 3-1 penalty kick victory over Middletown.  At the end of regular time the two teams were tied 3-3. Pauda got on the board first as …

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Middletown’s depth key to victory over Woodbridge

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

Middletown Boys Basketball photo by Nick Halliday The DIAA State Indoor Track Meet is scheduled for next Saturday (19th), but Friday night in Middletown, the 9th ranked Cavaliers and Woodbridge provided their own brand of “a track sprinting event” in boys basketball. The two teams raced up and down the court playing the 1st half in barely 30 minutes of …

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Salesianum holds off Middletown’s late run

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

Photo by Nick Halliday MIDDLETOWN — Salesianum’s basketball team watched the losses pile up while battling the likes of Neumann-Goretti, Imhotep Charter and Roman Catholic in the opening weeks of the season. But those days seem further and further away as the Sals move into the heart of the season. Sallies, ranked fifth in the latest Delaware Live top 10, …

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Middletown cruises to win over Newark

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

The Middletown Cavaliers used a 12-0 run in the 1st quarter to lead 19-8 and never looked back in a boys basketball win Thursday night at Newark High School.  The Yellowjackets were down 25-12 midway through the 2nd quarter before slicing the Cavs lead to single digits at 25-16 with 2:45 left, but Middletown would push the advantage to 32-19 …

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Middletown spoils Spartans home opener

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Jaiden McGhee talks with head coach Azeez Ali Middletown Basketball MILLTOWN —The game got off to a slow start in terms of scoring as defense and turnovers, combined with some shooting woes, was the story in the first quarter. Both teams came out slow but Middletown held a 10-8 lead after the first.  The offenses found their way in the …

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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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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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Big second half lifts Cavaliers

Nick Alessandrini Headlines, Sports

Photo courtesy of MIddletown Football It was a chilly night for playoff football in the first state on Friday as there were quarter final games up and down Delaware. One of the best of the night was a rematch down in Middletown between teams that know each other pretty well, Middletown and Appoquinimink. It was all defense early in this …

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Middletown Defense “Shines” in Harvest Bowl

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

Middletown football defense celebrates after a big play A much-anticipated battle of the top two ranked teams in the state lived up to it’s billing for three quarters Friday night. The 4th and deciding quarter belonged to the visiting Cavaliers in a 28-14 Harvest Bowl win at Smyrna. Both teams have talented offenses and highly recruited quarterbacks but the defenses …