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Xenidis and Arrowsmith combine to keep Caravel on top

Shannon TimmonsHeadlines, Sports

In the second matchup this season of non-conference teams Caravel and Cape Henlopen Caravel stayed red hot at the plate In the first matchup between these two teams the game went 6 scoreless innings before Caravel plated 5 runs to win 5-0.¬† The Caravel bats came alive in the 2nd inning but they left the bases loaded when a ground …

Sussex Central softball Takyla TK Davis watches the ball leave the park. Photo by Ben Fulton

Davis’s homerun keys Sussex Central win over Cape

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  Sussex Central’s Takyla “TK” belted a two-run homerun in the bottom of the sixth inning Tuesday that was the difference in the Golden Knights 5-4 win over Cape Henlopen. The Vikings rallied in the top of the seventh, scoring three times and had the tying runner on base when the final out was recorded. After the game, Davis said, …

Sussex Tech Jeremy Vest got the win over Cap Henlopen. Photo courtesy of Dan Cook of the Cape Gazette

Vest gets win over No. 1 Cape

Nick HallidayHigh Schools, Headlines, Sports

  No. 5 Sussex Tech hosted No. 1 Cape Henlopen in a Henlopen North matchup of two top ten teams in the state. Tech‚Äôs Jeremy Vest outdueled Cape‚Äôs Brad Mark‚Äôs to get his fourth win of the season.¬†   Both aces were undefeated heading into this top ten matchup and both went the distance in this game. Vest was able …

Cape Henlopen baseball Brad Marks winds up against Caravel photo by Benny Mitchell

Big fifth inning leads to Cape win

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  No. 2 Cape Henlopen Vikings hosted the No. 3 Caravel Buccaneers for a top five baseball matchup. Cape used a big fifth inning to after trailing for the first four to hold off the Buccaneers.¬†   Caravel jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning. After Aiden Alston reached on an error John Bujnowski …

Smyrna basketball Chase Sullivan attempts a jump shot against Cape Henlopen photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Second quarter run propels Smyrna over Cape

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  (Smyrna, DE) ¬† The Smyrna Eagles used a 12-0 second quarter run to break open a close game en route to an easy 52-25 boys hoops win Wednesday night. The Eagles led 10-3 after the opening quarter, but Cape Henlopen fought back thanks to baskets by Jacob Schell and Jameson Tingle, plus Tingle’s three point shot to pull within …

Salesianum football running back BJ Alleyne runs for a touchdown n the football state championship photo couretsy of Dennell Henriquez

Third quarter surge propels Salesianum to 3A state title

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Newark¬†– Cape Henlopen and Salesianum came into the DIAA Class AAA championship game statistically even. After the first half the two were tied 10-10. Then Salesianum erupted for 21 unanswered points in the third quarter on their way to a 45-17 victory winning their first Class AAA state championship and their eighth overall title. It was also the first title …

Cape Henlopen football Brenn Scott looks to block for Maurki James against Sussex Central photo courtesy of Dave Frederick

Cape Henlopen stuns Sussex Central for a trip to the state championship

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Georgetown¬†– The Cape Henlopen Vikings entered the Class AAA state tournament as the number six seed and after two weeks they have shown the state those numbers don‚Äôt matter. After upsetting number three seed Dover last week the Vikings knocked off the number two seed Sussex Central Golden Knights 46-14 to advance to the state championship game. ‚ÄúI am just …

Cape Henlopen field hockey team celebrates being handed the championship trophy photo couresy of Nick Halliday

Cape Henlopen avenges Smyrna for state championship

Shannon TimmonsHeadlines, Sports

This matchup had been much anticipated as these two teams are no strangers to each other or the DIAA tournament. The regular season matchup went to Smyrna 2-1 at Cape‚Äôs Champions Stadium, appropriately named as they have ten State Championships going into today.¬† Smyrna and Cape have met in the finals the past two seasons, splitting titles (Cape in 2021, …

Cape Henlopen field hockey celebrates after scoring a goal against Milford photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Smyrna and Cape Henlopen advance 

Shannon TimmonsHeadlines, Sports

  The re-match is set as Smyrna and Cape Henlopen advance to the DIAA Tournament Finals.These two faced off in 2021 and 2022 in the finals with Cape winning in 2021 and Smyrna winning in 2022. In the regular season game, the advantage went to Smyrna 2-1. I want to extend congratulations to both Milford and Charter School of Wilmington …

Cape Henlopen football Maurki James scores his fourth touchdown of the game on an 85 yard run photo courtesy of Dave Frederick

King James powers Cape Henlopen over Caesar Rodney

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Lewes¬†– The rain moved out of the area allowing the Cape Henlopen homecoming parade to march into the stadium in front of a large raucous home crowd, it was a night fit for a king for the Vikings. Maurki James filled that role as he rushed for 216 yards scoring four touchdowns and was crowned homecoming king at halftime helping …