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Georgetown’s win forces “if game” in District 3 Seniors

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Georgetown- The Georgetown Senior League All Star team started out tournament play suffering a 12-10 loss to Lower Sussex in the opening game of the 2022 District 3 tournament. After a night off, Georgetown has won four games on four consecutive nights to put them into the championship game. Georgetown defeated unbeaten Cape 6-3 on Friday night to force the …

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Caesar Rodney Slugs Out A Win over Cape Henlopen

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Caesar Rodney pitcher Peyton Shields, Photo courtesy of Caesar Rodney School District Facebook page Lewes – On a cool and blustery Tuesday afternoon the Caesar Rodney softball team stepped off the bus at Cape Henlopen and went right to work. The Riders put up five runs in the top of the first courtesy of back to back homeruns by Peyton …

Caravel dominates individual wrestling state championships

Benny Mitchell High Schools, Sports

Alex Poore holds up four fingers as he celebrates his fourth state championship. Photo by Kenny Correll LEWES — For only the second time since 1992, a tournament champion was recognized at the DIAA Individual Wrestling State Championships. And for the second time in those two years Caravel Academy won the tournament points race with 247 points. The Bucs also …

Rigby steps down as Riders head wrestling coach

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Dan Rigby Caesar Rodney Wrestling Coach photo by Ben Fulton BF Imagery After seven years at the helm of the Caesar Rodney Riders wrestling team, head coach Dan Rigby is stepping away from the program. Rigby amassed a 63-29 record at Caesar Rodney reaching the DIAA Division I state finals three times and bringing Caesar Rodney it’s 14th state title …

Cape Henlopen wins division I title with a victory over Caesar Rodney

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Cape Henlopen wrestling team winning the Division I state championship photo by the DIAA   Smyrna – Saturday’s matches at the DIAA Dual Meet State Championships didn’t exactly follow the blueprint for Cape Henlopen head coach Chris Mattioni, but the Vikings were able to find pins in other weight classes to bring home the Division I state championship.   “When …

Caravel Academy completes 3-Peat with mat victory over DMA

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Caravel Wrestling Team 3 time state champs photo from Caravel wrestling facebook page Smyrna – It has been a dominant season for the Caravel Academy wrestling team and they capped it off Saturday night winning the DIAA Division II dual meet state championship in the same fashion, beating Delaware Military Academy 52-15.    The Bucs finished a perfect 10-0 season …

Delaware Military advances to first state mat final in school history

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Laurel’s Brennan Harrington (top) looks for a way to turn DMA’s Gavin Mundy in their 106 pound bout. Mundy went on to win by pin in 432. Photo by Ben Fulton Delaware Military advances to first state mat final in school history   Smyrna – Delaware Military head coach L.A. Collier has sat in the corner of the DIAA state …

Caravel Academy rolls into state dual finals

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Caravel Academy’s Nick Hall (left) and Shawn Ferrell of Lake Forest get airborn during their 170 pound bout on Saturday at the DIAA Dual Meet State semi-final match. Photo by Kenny Correll Smyrna – Caravel Academy head coach Mike Welch said he was excited to get back to the state duals and have the crowds back in the gym. The …

Cape Henlopen advances to first ever state final

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Cape Henlopen’s Lucas Ruppert (left) and Smyrna’s Chijioke Eule battle for position in their 285 pound bout Saturday afternoon. Photo by Ben Fulton Smyrna – Cape Henlopen and Smyrna locked up in a match with twists and turns that kept the crowd at Smyrna High School engaged through the final bout. Cape Henlopen advanced to their first ever state final …

Caesar Rodney shocks No. 2 Salesianum in state wrestling semis

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Shamar Nelson took his opponent down for a pin in 2:44. SMYRNA — The Caesar Rodney Riders ended the regular season with a loss at Salesianum. Eight days later the two met in the semifinals of the D.I.A.A. Dual Meet State Championships at Smyrna High School on Saturday afternoon. The Riders came out firing on Saturday recording five pins beating …