Sussec Central baseball Osiah Kelley throws a pitch. Photo courtesy of Sussex Central Facebook

Clubhouse talk: Baseball playoff preview

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Sussex Central takes No. 1 seed in this year’s DIAA Baseball State Championship. The Golden knights went 15-2 during the regular season with their two losses being to Sussex Tech and Caravel. They had wins over multiple top ranked teams while playing in the toughest conference that placed four teams in the top eight and a fifth in the top …

Caravel Academy softball Haley Grygo looks in on a pitch from second base. Photo by Nick Halliday

Inside The Circle: Final week softball Top 10

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

This is the final week of regular season play as teams try to position for seeding in the upcoming tournament. There are many really good matchups this week, and hopefully “mother nature” will allow the games to be played without cancellations.   No. 1 Caravel (11-1) The Buccaneers anticipated a game with No. 2 Appo turned out to be a relatively …

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Top seeds advance in first round of wrestling state duals

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

All the top seeded teams in the DIAA Wrestling Dual Meet State Championships advanced to the semifinal round next Saturday at Smyrna High School.   Three Henlopen Conference teams advanced to the semifinals on Saturday. Sussex Central, Cape Henlopen and Caesar Rodney will represent the conference while Salesianum secured the fourth spot in the state’s final four.   Sussex Central …

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Caravel Wins Marathon Softball Championship

Betsy PriceHeadlines, Milford-live, Sports, Town Square Live

Caravel Academy 2021 DIAA Softball State Champions Photo by Ben Fulton BF Imagery A huge Memorial Day crowd witnessed a game for the ages at Dover High School Saturday afternoon as Caravel edged Sussex Central 1-0 for the program’s record 11th softball state title. The game featured two of the best pitchers in the state, three 1st team All-State selections, …

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Super Saturday softball action features top 10 teams

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

A gusty finish to the Month of April turned into sun-splashed softball diamonds around the state as seven of the top 10 teams were in action Saturday.  Top ranked Sussex Central blanked Newark Charter 11-0 behind the pitching of freshman sensation Madge Layfield to improve to 13-1 on the season. Layfield recorded 12 strikeouts in five innings of work, allowed …