Padua vs Smyrna girls soccer photo courtesy of Padua Athletics

On the Pitch: Week 2 girls soccer top 10

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

Padua vs Smyrna girls soccer, photo courtesy of Padua Athletics   The weather doesn’t look good again this week but the good news is there are only 5 matches on the schedule this week as most schools are on their holiday break.   The beauty of soccer is sometimes the final score doesn’t  tell the whole story.  The No. 3 …

Appoquinimnk Jaguars vs Archmere Auks girls soccer photo courtesy of Mike Lang

On the Pitch: Week 1 girls soccer rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The weather turned colder this week as the season licked off but we started the season with a bang as we had 12 matches involving both teams being ranked.in the Delaware Live top 10.   Appoquinimink beat two ranked teams by the combined score of 12-0 (Padua 6-0, St Georges Tech).  Sophomore Mariana Catania had 5 goals and 2 assists …

MIddletown Girls soccer players clebrate after winning a game photo courtesy of Middletown Girls Soccer Facebook

On The Pitch – preseason girls soccer rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The weather outside this week feels like spring which means that the spring sports season will kick off on March 18th.  Last year we saw Middletown and Archmere take home state champion trophies in girls soccer.  The teams have been practicing for almost 3 weeks and are ready to start the season.  The preseason top 10’s in girls soccer has …

Ursuline Academy girls basketball GG Banks drives against Caravel photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Courtside View – Girls basketball second round playoff preview

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The second round of the girls state basketball tournament kicks off tonight.  The eight second round games all tip off at 7 pm.  Here is a look of the eight games,   No. 24 Smyrna (14-7) at No. 8 Appoquinimink (12-8)   The Eagles were the only team to pull off an upset in the first round as they rallied …

DMA Gabe Swift makes a layup in their win over Smyrna in the first round of the DIAA State Championship photo courtesy of shotbymaddi3

DMA rallies for comeback win over Smyrna to advance

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

WILMINGTON — Delaware Military Academy’s boys basketball team averaged nearly 61 points per game this season, but at halftime of the 13th-seeded Seahawks’ opening-round DIAA tournament game against No. 20 Smyrna on Feb. 27, they had just 13 points and trailed the Eagles by 7. But in front of a spirited and emotional crowd inside the dome, DMA mounted a …

Saint Marks Sophia Baffone attempts a three point shot against Conrad photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Courtside View – Girls basketball first round playoff preview

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The first round of the girls state basketball tournament kicks off tonight.  The eight first round games all tip off at 7 pm as we get the 2024 tournament started.  Here is a look of the eight games,   No. 24 Smyrna (13-7) at No. 9 Archmere (12-8).  The Auks have had a challenging schedule this year and it will …

St Georges basketball Blair Thomas attempts a shot against St Elizabeth photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Courtside View – Boys basketball first round playoff preview

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The first round of the boys state basketball tournament kicks off tonight.  The eight first round games all tip off at 7 pm as we get the 2024 tournament started.  Here is a look into the eight games today.   No. 24 Mckean (16-4) at No. 9 Howard (13-7).  These two Blue Hen Flight B teams meet again to decide …

Sanford girls basketball Adrianna Rogers dribbles the ball up against St Elizabeths photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Courtside View – Final girls basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The girls basketball season ends on  Wednesday and the brackets for the state tournament will come out on Friday morning.   The seedings come out Friday and their is a lot of intrigue this year as there are many teams on the bubble.  I’m looking forward to see where teams will be when they come out on Friday morning.   …

Sanford boys basketball Jayden Taylor take a shot against St Elizabeths photo courtesy of Nick Halliday 2

Courtside View – Final boys basketball top 10 rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

    The Boys basketball season ends  on Wednesday and the brackets for the state tournament will come out on Friday morning.   The seedings come out Friday and their is a lot of intrigue this year as there are many teams on the bubble.  I’m looking forward to see where teams will be when they come out on Friday …