Sussex Central vs Polytech Softball photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Inside The Circle: Week 3 softball top 10

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

The old saying goes, “April showers, bring May Flowers”. For the softball teams in the state it means postponements and rescheduling games. Many teams will be adjusting schedules in the coming weeks. Here is our “week-3” Top 10. No. 1 Caravel (3-0) The Buccaneers got one game in last week winning 9-1 at Sussex Tech as Kasey Xenidis threw a …

Sussex Central Madge Layfield throws a pitch during a game photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Inside The Circle – Week 2 softball top 10

Glenn FrazerSports

The weather is wreaking havoc on the softball schedule this season and this week rain is predicted for the early part of the week. Many teams will be adjusting schedules in the coming weeks. Here is our “week-2” Top 10 with no changes from last week. No. 1 Caravel (2-0) The defending state champs opened the season with wins over …

Sussex Central Division I wrestling state champions posing with the state championship trophy photo courtesy of Sussex Central Facebook

Sussex Central rolls early to state dual championship

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Smyrna – Sussex Central head coach Shane Miller used the experience of last year to motivate his team on what it would take to win the DIAA Division I state wrestling championship. “Last year after we lost I took them into the locker room and told them we will be back here and remember what this feels like,” Miller said. That …

Jevon Saffold during a fight in Okinawa Japan. Photo credit Ryuku Fight Club

Former Sussex Central wrestler takes his talents to Japan

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Okinawa, Japan is far far away from Long Neck, Delaware. A 13 hour time difference to be exact. But that is where former two sport high school athlete Jevon Saffold has already made a name for himself fighting in the cage. Saffold, a 2019 graduate of Sussex Central High School  joined the United States Air Force after graduation. He is …

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 …

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Sussex Central, Caravel top seeds in state wrestling duals

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Dover – The Sussex Central Golden Knights earned the top seed in Division I while the Caravel Academy Buccaneers got the nod in Division II for the upcoming DIAA dual meet state wrestling championships. The top four seeds in each division will host their first round match on Wednesday night beginning at 7:00pm. Sussex Central (20-0) the Henlopen North champ …

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Buzzer-beating goal puts Sussex Central in D1 soccer semis

Joe SinglesSports

The match-up between the No. 2 seed Delcastle Cougars and the No. 7 seed Sussex Central Golden Knights did not disappoint Thursday evening in the first of two division 1 boys’ soccer quarter final games. Just 7 minutes after the 6:30pm kick-off, The Golden Knights jumped out to an early 1-0 lead, as Javier Escobar-Perez sent a left-footed shot from …

Sussex Central quarterback Troy Morris rolls out of the pocket Photo by Ben Fulton

Golden Knights grind out a win in home opener

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Georgetown – The Sussex Central Golden Knights locked into a defensive battle with Salesianum in their home opener on a night where they paid tribute to the Armed Forces. Andrew Long went around the left end for a 45 yard touchdown with six minutes to go in the first half. The score would stand for the next 30 minutes as …

Sussex Central running warmup plays before their game against William Penn photo by Nick Halliday

Sussex Central impresses in win at William Penn

Patrick GaryantesHeadlines, Sports

It was a packed weekend for the Delaware Live Sports team as we had 5 games on the schedule for week 0!  The final game of the schedule came on Saturday afternoon in New Castle as John Wells led his Sussex Central Golden Knights up to William Penn to take on the Colonials. The fireworks came early in this one, …

2022 Caravel Softball state championship photo by Nick Haliday

Caravel wins thrilling softball championship over Sussex Central

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

A Memorial weekend crowd of nearly 700 fans witnessed another great game between Caravel and Sussex Central at the University of Delaware. For the 2nd straight year, the Buccaneers won by a single run for the program’s record 12th DIAA softball state title. The game featured two sophomores in the circle in Madge Layfield of Central and Kasey Xenidis of …