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 …

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On the Pitch: Week 6 girls soccer top 10

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The weather is picture perfect this week as girls soccer is heading down the home stretch as April ends and May starts mid week..¬† The regular season ends on May 15th.   The No.4 team in Division 2 is in the middle of a 6 match road trip with a;; of them coming against ranked teams.¬† They are currently 2-1 …

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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 …

Ursuline vs DMA girls soccer photo courtesy of Mike Lang

On the Pitch: Week 3 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..¬†   This week we have a Division 2 semifinal rematch as No. Saint Marks travels to Friends on Tuesday.¬† These teams split the two matches last season as Friends won 3-0 at Saint Mark‚Äôs on May …

Padua vs Smyrna girls soccer photo courtesy of Padua Athletics

On the Pitch: Week 2 girls soccer top 10

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

Padua vs Smyrna girls soccer, photo courtesy of Padua Athletics   The weather doesn’t look good again this week but the good news is there are only 5 matches on the schedule this week as most schools are on their holiday break.   The beauty of soccer is sometimes the final score doesn’t¬† tell the whole story.¬† The No. 3 …

Appoquinimnk Jaguars vs Archmere Auks girls soccer photo courtesy of Mike Lang

On the Pitch: Week 1 girls soccer rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The weather turned colder this week as the season licked off but we started the season with a bang as we had 12 matches involving both teams being ranked.in the Delaware Live top 10.   Appoquinimink beat two ranked teams by the combined score of 12-0 (Padua 6-0, St Georges Tech).¬† Sophomore Mariana Catania had 5 goals and 2 assists …

MIddletown Girls soccer players clebrate after winning a game photo courtesy of Middletown Girls Soccer Facebook

On The Pitch – preseason girls soccer rankings

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

The weather outside this week feels like spring which means that the spring sports season will kick off on March 18th.¬† Last year we saw Middletown and Archmere take home state champion trophies in girls soccer.¬† The teams have been practicing for almost 3 weeks and are ready to start the season.¬† The preseason top 10‚Äôs in girls soccer has …

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Padua win state championship on PK kicks

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Padua Academy and Middletown went the distance as they battled for the DIAA Division I girls soccer state championship at Delaware State‚Äôs Alumni. Padua was able to capture their fourth straight state championship with a 3-1 penalty kick victory over Middletown.¬† At the end of regular time the two teams were tied 3-3. Pauda got on the board first as …

Saint Marks Girls Soccer State Champions photo by Nick Halliday

Spartans crowned Division II Soccer Champs

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Saint Mark‚Äôs avenged last year’s loss in the state championship to Caravel with a 2-1 victory to capture the 2022 DIAA Division II girls soccer state championship. Caravel was able to edge the Spartans by a score of 3-2 last season, but 2022 was Saint Mark‚Äôs year.¬† Saint Marks took the opening possession of the game with a drop back …

Wilmington Friends girls score two goals late to overtake Sanford

Joe SinglesHeadlines, Sports

Thiwara Phouthavongsa Sanford makes a save on a corner kick from Wilmington Friends photo by Joe Singles The Sanford girls‚Äô soccer team visited Wilmington Friends Tuesday afternoon for an Independent conference school match-up between two squads looking to improve on last season’s success. The first 10 minutes of the match, the Quaker midfielders controlled the pace of the game putting …