Tower Hill volleyball teams last season in the state championship photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

View from the baseline: Preseason volleyball rankings

Jason Winchell High Schools, Sports

It’s only half a week, but the 2023 high school volleyball season gets going with a bang on Wednesday night, with defending champion Tower Hill traveling to Broom Street to meet Padua, a match that will be streamed live on Delaware Live sports. But that’s just one of 11 matches on the schedule for the season’s first day. Other notable …

Dover High football team lined up before a game photo courtesy of Glenn Frazer

Dover High Stadium a first class facility

Nick Halliday Headlines, High Schools, Sports

This summer, the 302 Sports staff is proud to feature some of the high school football venues where we have been fortunate to broadcast, and view games over the years. Our series of stories continues with one of the newest venues in the State – Dover High Stadium. There are several reasons to spend a Friday night (or sometimes a …

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After 25 years, Indian River returns to softball state final

Benny Mitchell Headlines, High Schools, Sports

Georgetown – Indian River head coach Sara Powell said their mantra all season has been to be 1% better each game. The past two games against Sussex Central and Delmarva Christian the Indians have been one run better, which was all they needed to reach the state championship game for the first time since 1998. The field at Delmarva Christian High …

Eight grade pitcher Morgan Maxwell from Caravel softball. photo by Nick Halliday

Maxwell propels Caravel to softball title game

Glenn Frazer Headlines, High Schools, Sports

  Caravel Academy softball coach Randy Johnson has efficiently used two pitchers this season as a formula to success. The Buccaneers combination of starter Kasey Xenidis and reliever Morgan Maxwell worked well in a 13-4 semifinal win that propelled the Bucs to Saturday’s DIAA championship game. Xenidis (13-1) pitched the first 3 innings against Laurel and handed a 6-3 lead …

Tyler August from Delaware Military Academy DMA was voted Delaware baseball player of the year photo by Nick Halliday

2023 All State Baseball Awards 

Nick Halliday High Schools, Headlines, Sports

Delaware Military Academy’s Tyler August is the 2023 All State Baseball player of the year, and Jamie Clark from Sanford is the 2023 All State Baseball Coach of the year.    August was voted as player of the year for dominance on the mound and with his bat.His 1.4 ERA was second this season to Marty Coyne of Tower Hill …

Archmere girls soccer celebrates after scoring the go ahead goal against Caravel photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Archmere girls soccer upsets Caravel 

Nick Halliday Headlines, High Schools, Sports

  The No. 4 seed Archmere Auks girls soccer team upset No. 1 Caravel in the Division II Girls Soccer State Championship by a score of 2-1 Wednesday night at Caravel.   After both teams were held scoreless in the first half Atchmere got on the scoreboard first. Christina Rosebaum of Archmere made a great pass on a through ball …

Saint Marks girls soccer celebrates after a victory

Spartans punch ticket back to soccer championship game

Nick Alessandrini Headlines, High Schools, Sports

It was a packed hill at Saint Mark’s High School on Wednesday afternoon for the Division 2 Girls’ Soccer semi-final. The defending state champion #2 Saint Mark’s Spartans (13-2) would meet a team that got the best of them back in early May, the #3 Wilmington Friends Quakers (13-1-1). It was a 3-0 shutout victory for the Quakers but a …

Tatnall girls lacrosse the 2023 diaa girls lacrosse state championship photo by Tim Mastro copy

Tatnall upsets Cape to end championship run

Nick Halliday Headlines, High Schools, Sports

The Tatnall girls lacrosse team upset Cape Henlopen to break their championship winning streak. The Vikings have won the championship thirteen consecutive years in a row before last night’s game. Cape had beaten Tatnall pretty decisively the past two state championship games 17-10 and 16-4.  Tatnall had to come from behind a few times in the game as they trailed …

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Maxwell Football Club honors 2022 Delaware winner Robby Tattersall 

Glenn Frazer Headlines, High Schools, Sports

The 38th annual Tri-State Mini Max Awards banquet was held Sunday at the Drexelbrook Catering Events Center in Drexel Hill, PA. For the first year, the Pennsylvania and New Jersey winners were joined by the Delaware high school players. This is the 8th year that the First State players were honored by the MFC. A senior football player was honored …