Middletown football offensice line blocks for their quarterback against Smyrna photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez

Middletown defense instrumental in Harvest Bowl win

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  Middletown continued its dominance over Smyrna in the regular season atĀ  Charles V. WilliamsĀ  Stadium Friday night but it wasn’t easy. The underdog Eagles had the ball with a chance to win, but Middletown’s Jacobi Rodgers intercepted a pass in the end zone on the final play of the game to preserve the Cavaliers 14-12 win. Both defenses played …

Middletown Football Matthew Priestley 6 caught two touchdown passes in the game vs Sussex Central photo by Nick Halliday

Middletown dominates in home opener

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

The Middletown Cavaliers were dominant in their home opener Friday night at Cavaliers Stadium. The Cavaliers hosted Sussex Central Friday night in front of home fans for the first time this season and came away with a big 41-7 victory.Ā    From the opening kickoff Middletown took advantage of the Golden Knights mishaps. On the kickoff the ball took a …

Kendrick Whitehead with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers formely of University of Delaware and Middletown photo courtesy of Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Former Blue Hen Whitehead earns spot on Bucs

Nick AlessandriniHeadlines, Sports

Former Middletown Cavalier and Delaware Blue Hen football star Kedrick Whitehead will be sticking around Tampa Bay, Florida this summer. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed the Delaware native to their 90-man offseason roster on May 15 after the Rookie Mini Camp tryout period. Whitehead was one of three players signed by the Bucs after the Rookie Mini Camp, alongsideĀ East Central …

Middletown Cavaliers girls soccer team earned the 2023 division I state championship photo by Jason Winchell

Middletown defeats Appo for DI girls soccer title

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

DOVER ā€“ Gabby Riley scored three times, and that was more than enough for her Middletown Cavaliers girls soccer team, who went on to a 4-2 victory over Appoquinimink in the DIAA Division I state championship match on Friday night at Delaware State University. It was the second title for the Cavs, who also won in 2017.   Middletown, the …

Middletown basketball player Jaiden McGhee shooting a 3 pointer duing the win over Sanford in the DIAA quarterfinals photo by Nick Halliday

Top seed Middletown advances to final four at the Bob

Glenn FrazerSports

The No. 1 seeded Middletown Cavaliers trailed early but fought back to takeĀ  a 15-10 lead after one quarter and would hold the advantage until the final buzzer in a 57-42 quarterfinal win at home Saturday. Number eight seed Sanford came out firing, going up 10-6 midway through the opening period thanks to two “three-point” shots by senior Sean Forrest. …

Middletown Basketball Jaiden McGhee puts up a layup against 2 John Clemmons of Caravel photo by Nick Halliday 2

Middletown celebrates Senior Day with win over Caravel

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

Middletown-The Middletown Cavaliers honored its 10 senior basketball players before Saturday’s final home game, and then those seniors excelled on the court in a 91-66 win. All ten of those seniors played and eight of them scored as the top-ranked Cavs broke open a close contest with an offensive barrage in the final quarter, out scoring Caravel 30-13. Jayden Rogers …

Middletown Basketball Amir Hite clamps down on defense in win over St Georges photo by Nick Halliday 1

Middletown defends home court in dominating effort

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

The top ranked Middletown Cavaliers and the #4 St George’s Seahawks struggled to score points in the first half of their boys basketball game Monday night. At the end of the first quarter the Cavaliers held an 8-2 lead and were up just 17-8 after the opening 16:00 minutes of play. In the locker room, Head coach Azeez Ali told …

Smyrna Eagles running back Markell Hohlman rushed during their victory over Middletown photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez

Smyrna advances to 3A title game with dominating win over Middletown

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

In the 3A quarterfinal round last week, three teams “flipped the script” avenging losses during the regular season. Smyrna did the same Friday night in the semis with a convincing 48-0 win over Middletown, a team the Eagles lost to 21-14 back in September.Ā  Smyrna mixed up the offense using the “wildcat”, “earthquake”, and the spread with very little passing, …

Middeltown Football team huddling before the game photo by Nick Halliday

Middletown makes statement with road win over Sussex Central

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Georgetown – Defending Class AAA state champion Middletown came into their game with second ranked Sussex Central hovering at the 500 mark on the season, but left Georgetown with a statement win as the Cavaliers pulled away from the Knights in the second half with a 42-16 road win. ā€œFirst off Sussex Central is a great football team and a …

Coach Bill DiNardo receives a plaque after winning his 300th career game photo courtesy of Mike Lang of the Dialogue

Sallies’ DiNardo reaches 300-win milestone

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

  Salesianum School Football Coach Bill DiNardo reached the 300-win milestone when his team defeated St. Georges 16-14 in a Sept. 25 thriller that came down to a last minute field goal. He became the second coach in Delaware High School football history to do that, joining Coach Bob Tattersall Sr. from Wilmington Friends with 300 career wins. DiNardo has …