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Inside The Circle – DIAA Softball Tournament Preview

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Kasey Xenidis on the mond for Caravel Softball, photo by Nick Halliday   The 24-team field was announced Sunday by the DIAA softball committee. The top 8 seeds receive a 1st round bye, while the remaining 16 teams begin play on Tuesday the 17th. Here are the seeds and a preview of what should be a very competitive tournament. No. …

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Tower Hill survives late run by Delmar to advance to quarterfinals

Joe Singles Headlines, Sports

Delmar guard Takai Hugee rises up for a shot against Tower Hill photo by Joe Singles   #3 Seed Tower Hill hosted the #19 seed Delmar Wildcats in the 2nd round of the DIAA boys’ basketball state tournament Tuesday evening. Delmar comes into the game coming off of a 59 -54 upset win over Woodbridge High School. The first quarter …

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No. 21 seed Caesar Rodney knocks off Archmere in first round

Joe Singles Headlines, Sports

Photo by Joe Singles The first round of the boys’ basketball state tournament tipped off Tuesday evening at a number of locations throughout the state. One of the many first round games featured the #12 seed Archmere Auks hosting the #21 seed Caesar Rodney Riders. The Auks came out early with their usual brand of half- court basketball, making the …

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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

Benny Mitchell Sports

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 …