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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 …

Smyrna vs DMA softball. Photo by Ben Fulton

Inside The Circle: Week 6 softball top 10

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

Caravel recorded three wins last week to improve to 9-1 and hold on to the top spot in our rankings. The next six remain the same with some changes at the bottom of the top 10 as we close in on the final few weeks of the season. There are plenty of good matchups this week including Caravel traveling to …

Caravel softball Leah Richardson swings at a pitch. Photo by Nick Halliday

Inside The Circle: Week 5 softball top 10

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

Caravel remains on top of our rankings despite a loss to undefeated Rising Sun (MD). There is movement after the Buccaneers while things stay the same from the 5th spot to No. 10. There are plenty of good matchups this week including 302 Sports live broadcast featuring No. 10 Cape at No. 4 Sussex Central.   No. 1 Caravel (6-1) The …

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On the Pitch: Week 4 girls soccer top 10

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The weather doesn’t look good again this week as the girls soccer resumes play for the final 4 week sprint to the state tournament..    The Division 1 No. 1 team Middletown is rolling along this season as they are off to a 5-0 start.  They have outscored their opponents 35-0 which is an average of 7-0 scores in their …

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 …

Sussex Central vs Polytech Softball photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Inside The Circle: Week 3 softball top 10

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

The old saying goes, “April showers, bring May Flowers”. For the softball teams in the state it means postponements and rescheduling games. Many teams will be adjusting schedules in the coming weeks. Here is our “week-3” Top 10. No. 1 Caravel (3-0) The Buccaneers got one game in last week winning 9-1 at Sussex Tech as Kasey Xenidis threw a …

Sussex Central Madge Layfield throws a pitch during a game photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Inside The Circle – Week 2 softball top 10

Glenn FrazerSports

The weather is wreaking havoc on the softball schedule this season and this week rain is predicted for the early part of the week. Many teams will be adjusting schedules in the coming weeks. Here is our “week-2” Top 10 with no changes from last week. No. 1 Caravel (2-0) The defending state champs opened the season with wins over …

Ursuline Academy Jezelle GG Banls tales a shot against Sanford n the DIAA quarterfinals photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Pivotal third quarters propel Ursuline and Caravel to championship

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

(Newark)  The two top seeds advanced to the DIAA girls basketball championship game with wins Wednesday night at the Bob Carpenter Center. A dominating performance in the third quarter was the difference for both top seed Caravel and 2nd seeded Ursuline.  In the opening semifinal, Sanford held a 19-11 lead to begin the second half. Then Ursuline went on a …

Caravel girls basketball Chasity Wilson attempts a shot against Ursuline photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Caravel takes top seed in DIAA girls basketball state championship

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

The Caravel Buccaneers girls basketball team is the No. 1 seed in this year’s Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Associations (DIAA) girls basketball state championship. Even after suffering a season ending loss to No. 6 seed Sanford Warriors the Buccaneers still had the most points based on the formula used by the DIAA to determine seedings..    With Caravel on the top …