Smyrna Football team running on the field photo courtesy of Ben Fulton 1

Smyrna defense, ‘Ya-Ya’ Knight stellar in win 

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

  The highly anticipated matchup in Class AAA – District 2 featured two of the best defenses in the state. With high winds and rain, a low scoring contest was expected. Those units dominated a scoreless 1st quarter at Charles V. Williams Stadium Friday night. The home team Eagles are ranked 2nd in the state with the Golden Knights ranked …

Middletown football

Top-ranked Middletown beats Appo with big plays

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

The Appoquinimink Jaguars have never beaten their district rival Middletown (on the field) in football since the Jags started playing on the varsity level in 2009. That streak continued Friday night in a “hard-fought” game at Appoquinimink High School. The defending state champions scored on two long plays to secure a 14-0 win in front of a capacity crowd of …

Middletown quarterback Austin Troyer about to take a snap against Smyrna photo by Ben Fulton

Middletown wins thrilling Harvest Bowl

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

Middletown continued its dominance over Smyrna in regular-season games, winning the annual Harvest Bowl in a “thriller” in front of a packed house at Cavalier Stadium. In a contest dictated by the home team in the opening half, and the visiting Eagles in the second half, it came down to a 4th down and 13 pass play with :13 left …

Smyrna Football Coach Mike Judy walking out in front of his team Photo by Donnell Henriquez

Smyrna opens season without Coach Judy

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

  Delaware Live-302 Sports has learned that the Smyrna Eagles football team will open the 2022 season at Arundel, Maryland without head coach Mike Judy. Defensive Coordinator Dan Wagner sent an email to me earlier today in response to a question regarding the starting quarterback. “Glenn, Coach Judy is out on a temporary medical leave of absence (non-life threatening) and …

Middletown Football team running out on the field photo by Donnell Henriquez 1

Middletown takes No. 1 in 3A football

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

  Last year the DIAA re-classified football into three groups of schools with Class 3A containing the 11 largest programs from the previous Division I. All 11 qualified for the state tournament as Middletown captured its first title since 2012 with a 28-22 win over Smyrna.  Many feel those two will meet again in this season’s championship game, but there …

Delaware North Softball photo by Glenn Frazer

Delaware represented well in Carpenter Cup softball

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

Midd Penn won this year’s Carpenter Cup softball tournament held at FDR Park in Philadelphia this week, but the State of Delaware was well represented.  Delaware South went 3-0 to win its bracket in pool play Tuesday while Delaware North (2-1) finished second in the same bracket. That qualified both teams for Wednesday’s championship round. The tournament featured 16 teams …

Blue Gold Football Game

Blue wins DFRC All Star Football Game

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

  Behind Salesianum’s Connor Campbell, the Blue snapped the Gold’s 4-game win streak with a 26-13 win Saturday night at Delaware Stadium. The win gives the Blue a 33-30-3 lead in the series that dates back to 1956. Campbell, passed for two touchdowns and more than 200 yards and was voted the game’s Outstanding Player. The Gold’s Lucas Ruppert of …

Appoquinimink baseball Owen Parish scores a run at frawely stadium photo by Nick Halliday

Appo returns to title game for third straight year

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

Appo junior Owen Parrish smacked the 1st pitch of the game to deep left-center for a triple, propelling the Jags to an early lead they would not relinquish. Parrish scored on a wild pitch, and Chase Fleming came home on a Chad Lawrence single to give the 3rd seeded Jags a 1st inning 2-0 advantage. The bottom of the order …