Archmere Auks football players tackle a Woodbridge player in the DIAA DII football semi final photo courtesy of Jason Winchell

Archmere defeats Woodbridge to advance to state championship

Jason WinchellHeadlines, Sports

CLAYMONT — Miles Kempski led a prolific Archmere offense with three rushing touchdowns and two more through the air as the Auks clinched a trip to the DIAA Class 2A championship with a 56-28 win over Woodbridge on a sun-splashed day at Coaches Field on Nov. 25. The Auks and Blue Raiders began their assault on the scoreboard immediately, with …

Woodbridge Traci Johnson follows his blockers for a touchdown photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Woodbridge downs Milford 52-30 in Class AA matchup

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

GREENWOOD – The Woodbridge community honored former assistant coach Preston Grace with a halftime tribute. Grace died January. Fans would say that the Blue Raiders honored him in both halves of the game by defeating the Milford Buccaneers 52-30 in a Class AA District 3 victory. Traci Johnson scored four touchdowns and rushed for 255 yards on 32 carries to …

Woodbridge football Traci Johnson punches in the extra point after KamRen Johnson touchdown photo courtesy of Ben Fulton

Kam’Ren Johnson helps Woodbridge scoop up district victory

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Greenwood – A humid and hazy early October night set the stage for an upset victory for the Woodbridge Blue Raiders on Homecoming. Two first quarter defensive scores gave the Blue Raiders an early lead and a 24-8 victory over the number two ranked Laurel Bulldogs in a Class AA District 3 game. On the first play of the game the …

Woodbridge Blue Raiders football team breaks huddle during a game photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Banks provides lightning to lead Woodbridge

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Greenwood – Extreme heat at kickoff led to second half lightning with the weather, but the Blue Raiders Ji’Kare Banks provided some lightning of his own with a pair of long touchdown runs to lead Woodbridge over Maryland foe Colonel Richardson 52-12. A nearby lightning strike ended the game with 1:25 left on the clock. The two schools are about 16 …

Craig Miller from Caravel Football ran for 2224 yards and 3 touchdowns Photo courtesy of Nick Halliday

Caravel remains unbeaten with win over Woodbridge

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

The Caravel Buccaneers had lost 5 straight games to Woodbridge, dating back to 2012. Coach John Reed’s team scored 14 first quarter points on the way to a 28-16 victory thus snapping that losing skid and improving to 6-0 in the process. The Bucs drove downfield on their opening possession as Craig Miller punched it in from five yards out …

Delmar Football team celebrating after scoring a touchdown photo courtesy of Delmar Facebook

Johnson’s 2 scores help Delmar reclaim Kiwanis Trophy

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Greenwood – Delmar and Woodbridge met for the 64th time in the Kiwanis Trophy Game on Friday night in Greenwood. The Wildcats return the trophy back south to Delmar with a 41-14 Class AA District 3 win.   The trophy has been going back and forth for the past several years. Woodbridge was the last team to win back to …

Caravel Survives valiant effort from Woodbridge in Girl’s Quarterfinal

Patrick GaryantesHeadlines, Sports

Caravel girls basketball team coming out of a huddle photo by Nick Halliday The Caravel Buccaneers girls’ basketball team came into Monday night’s quarterfinals as the #1 seed in the DIAA Girls’ Basketball Tournament.  Led by reigning Delaware Player of the Year, India Johnston, the Buccaneers were heavily favored heading into their matchup with the ninth-seeded Woodbridge.   They had …

Middletown’s depth key to victory over Woodbridge

GlennFrazerHeadlines, Sports

Middletown Boys Basketball photo by Nick Halliday The DIAA State Indoor Track Meet is scheduled for next Saturday (19th), but Friday night in Middletown, the 9th ranked Cavaliers and Woodbridge provided their own brand of “a track sprinting event” in boys basketball. The two teams raced up and down the court playing the 1st half in barely 30 minutes of …

Archmere wins big in first ever 2A state championship

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Archmere Auks Class 2A Football State Champions Archmere Auks won the first ever Class 2A state championship with a big win over the Woodbridge Blue Raiders.  In front of a big crowd at the University of Delaware Archmere shutout Woodbridge by a score of 27-0.  Both teams  had unsuccessful first drives that led to punts. On the second possession for …

Blue Raiders advance to their fourth state championship game

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Photo courtesy of woodbridge Football Greenwood – The crowd had left, the players were celebrating in the locker room, all but one bank of stadium lights had been turned off and Woodbridge head coach Marvin Dooley sat alone on the bench. “As we get older we have to take time to take in what just happened, these kids are excited and …