Salesianum soccer Gianluca Maronni celebrates with is teammates after scoring a goal in the state championship photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Salesianum soccer wins third consecutive state championship 

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

  The Salesianum boys soccer team won the state championship for the third consecutive year with a win over Cape Henlopen. The Sals were led by Senior Gianluca Maronni who had a hat trick in the 4-2 victory over the vikings.   Marroni scored the first goal of the game on a centering pass from Chase Esser in front of …

Caravel vs Archmere soccer photo courtesy of Jason Winchell

On the Pitch: Week 1 rankings

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

The high school boys soccer season kicked off last Wednesday and, boy, did we have some heavyweight battles and some close matches. That means changes in both division’s Top 10s this week.  Our rankings includes at look at what teams did last week and who they are playing this week. Bonus for soccer lovers: Saturday night the topped ranked teams …

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 Winchell Headlines, 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 …

Archmere girls soccer team your 2023 DIAA DII Girls soccer state champions photo by Archmere Academy

Archmere dominates in D2 girls soccer championship

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

  The No. 4 seeded  Archmere Auks Upset the top two seeds to win the 2023 DIAA DII Girls Soccer state championship.  After upsetting the No. 1 seed Caravel on Wednesday the Auks kept on their magical run as they beat the No. 2 seed Saint Mark’s for their first state championship title in girls soccer. Archmere won its first …

Archmere girls soccer celebrates after scoring the go ahead goal against Caravel photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Archmere girls soccer upsets Caravel 

Nick Halliday Headlines, High Schools, Sports

  The No. 4 seed Archmere Auks girls soccer team upset No. 1 Caravel in the Division II Girls Soccer State Championship by a score of 2-1 Wednesday night at Caravel.   After both teams were held scoreless in the first half Atchmere got on the scoreboard first. Christina Rosebaum of Archmere made a great pass on a through ball …

Saint Marks girls soccer celebrates after a victory

Spartans punch ticket back to soccer championship game

Nick Alessandrini Headlines, High Schools, Sports

It was a packed hill at Saint Mark’s High School on Wednesday afternoon for the Division 2 Girls’ Soccer semi-final. The defending state champion #2 Saint Mark’s Spartans (13-2) would meet a team that got the best of them back in early May, the #3 Wilmington Friends Quakers (13-1-1). It was a 3-0 shutout victory for the Quakers but a …