Smyrna Football team running on the field photo courtesy of Ben Fulton 1

Smyrna defense, ‘Ya-Ya’ Knight stellar in win 

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

  The highly anticipated matchup in Class AAA – District 2 featured two of the best defenses in the state. With high winds and rain, a low scoring contest was expected. Those units dominated a scoreless 1st quarter at Charles V. Williams Stadium Friday night. The home team Eagles are ranked 2nd in the state with the Golden Knights ranked …

Sussex Central Football Coach John Wells poses with his 200th career victory picture photo courtesy of Sussec Central Athletics

Golden Knights defeat Hodgson to give Wells his 200th win

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Georgetown – Sussex Central head football coach John Wells will forever remember career win number 200. Not so much for the milestone, but for the dramatic fashion in how his team won. “A pick six, a scoop and score, turnovers the first half surely didn’t look like we would win this game, but these guys stepped up in the second …

Sussex Central quarterback Troy Morris rolls out of the pocket Photo by Ben Fulton

Golden Knights grind out a win in home opener

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Georgetown – The Sussex Central Golden Knights locked into a defensive battle with Salesianum in their home opener on a night where they paid tribute to the Armed Forces. Andrew Long went around the left end for a 45 yard touchdown with six minutes to go in the first half. The score would stand for the next 30 minutes as …

Sussex Central running warmup plays before their game against William Penn photo by Nick Halliday

Sussex Central impresses in win at William Penn

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

It was a packed weekend for the Delaware Live Sports team as we had 5 games on the schedule for week 0!  The final game of the schedule came on Saturday afternoon in New Castle as John Wells led his Sussex Central Golden Knights up to William Penn to take on the Colonials. The fireworks came early in this one, …

2022 Caravel Softball state championship photo by Nick Haliday

Caravel wins thrilling softball championship over Sussex Central

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

A Memorial weekend crowd of nearly 700 fans witnessed another great game between Caravel and Sussex Central at the University of Delaware. For the 2nd straight year, the Buccaneers won by a single run for the program’s record 12th DIAA softball state title. The game featured two sophomores in the circle in Madge Layfield of Central and Kasey Xenidis of …

Sussex Central softball celebrates after advacning to state championship photo by Nick Halliday

Sussex Central wins pitching dual, returns to state finals

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Schools

For five innings Madge Layfield and Savannah Laird looked “unhittable” in a scoreless softball semifinal. Then the third time through the lineup, the Golden Knights found success against the Appoquinimink “ace” as MaKenna Messina lofted a first-pitch fastball over the centerfield fence in the top of the 6th to break up Laird’s perfect game. Two outs later, Mya Jones and …

DMA outlasts Sussex Central 

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Delaware Military Academy celebrates during the game against Sussex Central photo by Nick Halliday Delaware Military Academy defeated Sussex Central 13-10 Monday night at Wilson Field. DMA totaled nine hits in the game while Sussex Central collected ten hits in the high-scoring affair.  Sussex Central opened up the scoring in the first inning after back to back walks to AJ …

High School softball 2022 season preview

GlennFrazer Headlines, Sports

  The 2021 softball season concluded with a thrilling extra-inning championship game between Caravel and Sussex Central. This season those two teams expect to be in the mix for another title run along with several other teams as Spring sports got underway this week. As always, pitching is the focus and the state is blessed with a multitude of talent …

Caesar Rodney records three pins to advance

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Shamar Nelson (left) and Ryder Robinson lock up in their 220 pound match Nelson won by pin photo by Michael Williams Camden-Wyoming – Caesar Rodney and Sussex Central squared off two months ago with the Riders narrowly winning by one point. The two rivals met again on the mat in the D.I.A.A. Dual Meet State Tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday night both …

Smyrna uses five pins in victory over Sussex Central

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Brandon West 160lb Smyrna gets the Pin against Sussex Central photo by Ben Fulton BF Imagery Georgetown – For the second time this season Smyrna head coach Aaron Harris sent his young heavyweight, Chi Chi Eule, out onto the mat with the match on the line. For the second time this season Eule delivered. Eule, who at one point was the …