Caravel football Craig Miller runs the ball against Archmere in the DIAA 2A football state championship photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez 1

Caravel runs to school’s first title since 2012

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

The Caravel Buccaneers completed a perfect season with a convincing 35-13 DIAA Class AA championship win against Archmere Saturday. The Bucs broke open a close halftime game with a stout running attack powered by the “O” line scoring two touchdowns on four plays early in the third quarter. Senior running backs Jordan and Craig Miller led the way as the …

Caravel football Ira Yates and Brock Rhoades celebrate after a touchdown photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Caravel remains unbeaten with DIAA semifinal win

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  (Bear, DE)   The “ball-control” offense of Caravel Academy was on full display Friday night as the Buccaneers gained over 220 yards rushing in a dominant win. Caravel returns to Delaware Stadium next week to play for a state championship against the winner of Saturday’s other semifinal between Woodbridge and Archmere. The Bucs scored on their first possession as …

Polytech football Isaac Balcerak runs as Dionysus Alston blocks for him. photo courtesy of Polytech Facebook

Polytech makes history with 1st DIAA football playoff win

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

(Woodside)   The Polytech Panthers continued their historic season with a 28-6 win in the DIAA Class 1A football tournament Friday night. The school has been fielding a varsity program since the early 1990’s as a member of the Henlopen Conference. This year they secured their first conference title with an all time record of 9-1. Following the game, Head …

Lake Forest football johnathan Tyndall hands the ball off to Jaymeire Snell photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Lake Forest prevails over Milford in annual Battle of the Bell

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

The injury-riddled Lake Forest football team ended its season on a high note winning the Battle of the Bell at Briggs Stadium Thursday night. Head coach Fred Johnson’s Spartans scored on their opening drive to take a 7-6 lead they would never relinquish. That first offensive series featured senior quarterback Jonathan Tyndall who has missed nearly his entire season due …

Smyrna football Tim Yancey runs the ball against St Georges photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez

Smyrna scores 48 points to beat St. George’s on Senior Night

Glenn FrazerHigh Schools, Headlines, Sports

  The Smyrna Eagles out scored St. George’s 48-35 in a “wild” football game Friday night at Charles V. Williams Stadium. The two teams combined for five touchdowns, four turnovers, and 33 points all in the opening quarter. Smyrna honored 24 players on Senior Night, many of whom figured prominently in the outcome. Smyrna scored the first touchdown just :17 …

Sussex Central running back Malik Bell paced his team with 92 yards on 21 carries photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Ball control offense leads Sussex Central in win over Dover

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  (Dover, DE) The Sussex Central Golden Knights put on a clinic with their “ball control” wing-T offense in a 13-12 win at Dover Friday night. The result puts Central alone at the top of district 2 in class 3A (3-0 / 6-2), while the Senators suffered their first loss of the year (2-1 / 7-1). Sussex Central took the …

Smyrna Eagles Kahmaj Kearney runs after a catch photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez

Smyrna outscores Caesar Rodney in 54-20 win

Glenn FrazerHigh Schools, Sports

The Smyrna Eagles used a potent passing attack to secure their opening District 2 game of the season in a 54-20 victory at Caesar Rodney Saturday. Senior Jacob Tiberi and freshman Drew Marks combined for 347 yards and 2 touchdowns while Kahmaj Kearney rushed for 3 scores and 3 two-point conversions. The Eagles raced out to a 16-0 lead on …

Middletown football offensice line blocks for their quarterback against Smyrna photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez

Middletown defense instrumental in Harvest Bowl win

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  Middletown continued its dominance over Smyrna in the regular season at  Charles V. Williams  Stadium Friday night but it wasn’t easy. The underdog Eagles had the ball with a chance to win, but Middletown’s Jacobi Rodgers intercepted a pass in the end zone on the final play of the game to preserve the Cavaliers 14-12 win. Both defenses played …

Dover football quarterback Nahseem Cosme runs the ball against Salesianum photo courtesy of Mike Lang

Dover celebrates first win over Salesianum in 35 years

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

During the year 1988, MLB legend Cal Ripken Jr. played in his 1000th consecutive game, Microsoft sold its one-millionth mouse, and McDonald’s opened its ten-thousandth restaurant. That year the Dover Senators won the Division-1 state championship in overtime, 20-13 against Salesianum. Last night a large homecoming crowd celebrated Dover’s first win over the Sals since that title game thirty five …

Appoquinimink Jaguars football players Dillon Griffith 1 Noah Hoff 17 warming up before the game photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Appo wins a thriller over St. George’s  

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  It was a great atmosphere Friday night in Middletown as a pair of 1-1 teams played in front of a large crowd under cloudy skies with double digit winds. Tropical storm Ophelia’s outer bands were closing in on the state, having an affect on the kicking game for both the Hawks and the Jags. The game was close  from …