Salesianum football BJ Alleyne runs the ball against Smyrna photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez

Salesianum advances to DIAA football semifinal

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

WILMINGTON ā€“ B.J. Alleyne was not going to let something like the Smyrna defense stop him. The Salesianum senior running back, who had already scored four times against the Eagles in their DIAA Class 3A football quarterfinal, lined up in the shotgun on fourth and goal from the 2 with seven seconds showing on the clock. Alleyne took the snap …

Smyrna volleyball Elise Carter celebrates after a point during the state championship photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Smyrna wins first volleyball state championship

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

NEWARK ā€” No doubt, Smyrna got contributions from all six positions on the floor during the DIAA championship match on Thursday night at the Bob Carpenter Center. But the big three ā€” Anna Richardson, Elise Carter and Eliza Schneider ā€” were just too much for Ursuline as the Eagles captured their first state title with a decisive 3-1 win. This …

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 Capeā€™s Champions Stadium, appropriately named as they have ten State Championships going into today.Ā  Smyrna and Cape have met in the finals the past two seasons, splitting titles (Cape in 2021, …

Smyrna football Kahmaj Kearney scored 3 touchdowns against Sussex Central photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez

Kearney scores 3 times to lead Smyrna against Sussex Central

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

GeorgetownĀ – The math was easy, Smyrna needed a win to qualify for the Class AAA state tournament and a chance to defend their 2022 state title. What laid ahead of them was the District 2 champion Sussex Central. scored three touchdowns for the Eagles, which was one more than his season total prior to Friday night helping lead Smyrna to …

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

Smyrna and Cape Henlopen advanceĀ 

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 …

Dover football John Parker runs the ball against Smyrna photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez

Dover edges Smyrna for first time in 5 years

Nick HallidayHigh Schools, Headlines, Sports

Before last night’s game the Dover Senators had not been able to beat the Smyrna Eagles since 2018 and for the first time in head coach Chipp Knapps Career. In 2018 Dover defeated Smyrna 46-38 in front of a homecoming crowd at Dover. In that game they were powered by Jordan McGee (Temple) and Javon Peace (Central Connecticut State) who …

Smyrna Eagles Kahmaj Kearney runs after a catch photo courtesy of Donnell Henriquez

Smyrna outscores Caesar Rodney in 54-20 win

Glenn FrazerHigh Schools, Sports

The Smyrna Eagles used a potent passing attack to secure their opening District 2 game of the season in a 54-20 victory at Caesar Rodney Saturday. Senior Jacob Tiberi and freshman Drew Marks combined for 347 yards and 2 touchdowns while Kahmaj Kearney rushed for 3 scores and 3 two-point conversions. The Eagles raced out to a 16-0 lead on …

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 …

The Riders Nate Legg top scores a takedown and nearfall points at the edge of the mat in the 165 pound match Wednesday night. Legg won by pin in 157. Photo by Benny Mitchell 1280x720 2

Caesar Rodney grapplers win 8th straight match

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Camden- The Caesar Rodney Riders used a pair of pins to sandwich their dual meet victory over the Smyrna Eagles 50-24 in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division match. Nate Legg got the Riders started with a pin at 165 pounds in 1:56 and Cameron Cataldi ended the night with a pin at 157 pounds in 1:04. Caesar Rodney won nine …