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In the bunker: How tournaments would look if they started now

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The fall sports tournaments are right around the corner. As fellow Delaware Live sportswriter and I are adding up point indexes in football, soccer and volleyball, here’s what we think the football seedings would be if the state tournament starts today and a peek at soccer and volleyball. Eight teams will start the Class 3A tournament and a look at …

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Here is a look at spring’s high school state champions

Staff WriterSports

  The seasons seem long, but the playoffs and championship games always seem to fly by in spring. Here’s a look at the games that were wedged among graduations, year-end recitals and concerts, senior nights, final exams, proms and so much more. Softball Caravel scores late to win DIAA softball title What started out as a pitcher’s duel ended up …

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Referee strike derailed before football season starts

Patrick GaryantesHeadlines, Sports

  The Delaware high school football season had a near miss last week, before the stepped in to help avert a referee strike. The Delmarva Football Officials Association had been disputing compensation for the 2022 season and began a work stoppage Aug. 15 – the day high school fall sports can begin practicing. Gearing up for games often includes reffed …