Caravel girls soccer team poses with the DIAA D2 state trophy. Photo courtesy of Caravel Athletics

Caravel finishes undefeated season with state championship

Joe SinglesHeadlines, Sports

¬†¬† The upset minded Ursuline Raiders met the Caravel Buccaneers Saturday evening in the Division 2 girls’ state championship at Cape Henlopen High School. Ursuline made their way through the tournament with upset wins over St. Marks and St. Andrews after winning their opening round match 1-0 versus The Sanford School.¬†   12 minutes in half Caravel’s Sidney Hayden would …

Middletown girls soccer poases with the state championship trophy after beating Appo 1 0. Photo courtesy of Middletown Athletics

Riley’s early goal lifts Cavaliers to soccer state title

Joe SinglesHeadlines, Sports

The Division I girls soccer championship was played this afternoon at Cape Henlopen High School between cross town rivals Middletown Cavaliers and the Appoquinimink Jaguars. The Cavalier squad came into the contest touting a 17-0 record while the Jaguars had an impressive season as well with a 13-2-1 record.¬† On an afternoon that would make the weather in Southern California …

MIddletown Girls soccer Gabby Rileyscored two goals in the win over Saint Marks. Photo courtesy of Middletown Girls Soccer Facebook

Middletown girls soccer remains undefeated 

Joe SinglesHeadlines, Sports

On a rainy Friday evening the 11-1 St. Marks girls’ soccer team visited Cavalier Stadium and the 12-0 Middletown squad in what many considered a potential state final matchup of days gone bye before most Delaware sports switched over to a multi division format. Back and forth they went early as both teams seemed content to kick and chase despite …

Cape Henlopen baseball Brad Marks throw a pitch in the win over Salesianum. Photo by Nick Halliday

Marks, Joseph pace Vikings in victory over Sallies

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Cape Henlopen traveled north Saturday afternoon to take on Salesianum on a busy day of Delaware high school baseball. Cape came into the contest touting a 13-2 record, having only lost to Sussex Central and Sussex Tech. while Sallies carried a 7-4 record into the 12 noon start. Right out of the gate the Vikings came out hot putting together …

Dover boys basketball team poses after winning the DIAA boys basketball state championship photo courtesy of Dover High Facebook

Dover stays the course to win state championship

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Coming of the heels of their upset victory over St. Elizabeth’s in the semi-finals, Salesianum looked to be the more comfortable team early. Good team defense by the No. 6 seed forced Dover High School out of their offense as the basket appeared to have the proverbial lid on it for the Senators. The No. 2 seed from Kent County …

Ursuline Academy girls basketball team raises the DIAA state championship tropy with their fellow classmates photo courtesy of Ursuline Academy

Banks carries Ursuline to state title

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After a slow start and a feeling out process by both teams, the girls’ state championship game between the Ursuline Raiders and the Caravel Buccaneers heated up. Larry Banks’ Caravel squad demonstrated patience and strong work on the glass to score in a variety of different ways by multiple players after the first 2 minutes. Coach Noonan of Ursuline on …

Salesianum boys basketball Justin Hinds attempts a three pointer against Sanford photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Salesianum survives late push by Sanford to advance

Joe SinglesHeadlines, Sports

The 3rd game of the DIAA boys’ basketball quarter finals round kicked off to a fast start Saturday afternoon as both teams seemed unfazed by the capacity crowd. The home team, Salesianum, turned tough half court defense into easy baskets at the offensive end as Sanford struggled to stop the ball in transition. Despite the strong effort by the Warrior …

St Elizabeths basketball Julius Wright 23 backs down a Howard defender photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Top seed St. Elizabeth knocks off Howard in quarter finals

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With the top seed in the 2024 boys’ basketball state tournament, the St. Elizabeth’s Vikings knew they would get Howard High School’s best effort Saturday night. Despite a rough start shooting, the Vikings withstood the early defensive intensity from the Wildcats and used their athleticism to take a 13-12 lead on the last possession of the quarter on a 25 …

St Elizabeths Aiden Tobiason attempts a pass during their win over Salesianum Photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

St. Elizabeth holds off Sallies in sold-out showdown

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The sell out crowd and the big game atmosphere had little effect on both teams as St. Elizabeth settled in to their 2-2-1 full court press defensively and received some hot three point shooting get them on the score board early and often scoring 20 points in the first 6 minutes of the contest. Sallies clawed their way to within …