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Blue Raiders advance to their fourth state championship game

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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 …

Woodbridge Defense Stymies Tower Hill in 31-0 Win

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Photo courtesy of Ben Fulton BF Imagery Greenwood – Throughout the season Woodbridge head coach leaned on his defense as the offense matured and grew into his new system. The Blue Raiders defense rose to the occasion once again the season holding Tower Hill to under 100 yards in a 31-0 victory in the D.I.A.A. Class AA quarterfinal state tournament game. …

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Tower Hill holds Sussex Tech scoreless

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Wilmington – Saturday night was game where the two teams were so even the game could turn on a single miscue. Tower Hill put up a first quarter touchdown that held the entire game as the Hillers defeated Sussex Tech 14-0 in a D.I.A.A. Class AA state tournament game. After Sussex Tech was forced to punt on the opening possession …

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Sussex Central football advances

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Georgetown – Win and advance is the approach Sussex Central is taking during the playoffs. The Golden Knights entered the 2021 D.I.A.A Class AAA state tournament as the number six seed, but a chance to defend their state title. Sussex Central took their first step Friday night beating Caesar Rodney 35-0 in the Class AAA opening round. “We did a lot …

Smyrna wins inaugural class AAA D2 championship

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Lewes – The Smyrna Eagles traveled to Cape Henlopen High School last night in the regular season finale to finish the Class AAA District 2 unbeaten and leave no doubt they were the best team in the district. When the game was over they had achieved both, Smyrna was officially crowned District 2 champions in their 54-8 victory over the Cape …

Seaford cancer survivor Cole Willey inspired to represent No. 4

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Troy Haynes Jr. , left and Cole Willey Seaford – At the start of the 2021 football season Seaford Blue Jay wide receiver and defensive back Cole Willey changed his jersey number to the number 4 to honor the memory of his friend the late Troy Haynes Jr. Haynes wore the same number as an All-State quarterback at Woodbridge High School …

Woodbridge rolls over Red Lion

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Greenwood – One of the marks of a good football team is when the offense is struggling they find other ways to score. The Woodbridge Blue Raiders did just that Friday night scoring in all facets of the game as they rolled to a 35-6 victory over the Red Lion Lions in a Class AAA District 3 game. Less than two …

Woodbridge clinches Class AA District 3 championship

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Greenwood – Between the rain squalls and at times stiff winds the Woodbridge Blue Raiders came back from a 14-0 first quarter deficit to win their eighth straight game 22-14 in front of a sparse, but electric crowd. The win clinched the Class AA District 3 championship for Woodbridge with that comes an automatic berth into the upcoming DIAA State Football …


3 games to raise money for Childhood Cancer fight

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The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation, the 4 Troy Foundation and Delaware Live Sports have teamed up to raise  awareness of Childhood Cancer this fall. On Friday, October 29, 2021 Delaware Live Sports will livestream three  high school football games throughout the state to help raise awareness towards childhood cancer.  The First Annual “4Troy / B+ Games” will feature the follow …

Central holds off Cape in 53rd consecutive game

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Cape Henlopen and Sussex Central share a border along eastern Sussex County which makes for natural rivals. Friday night October 22nd the two played for the 53rd consecutive game at Sussex Central High School. This year’s game was a tale of two halves as the Golden Knights jumped out to a 21-0 halftime lead, but the Vikings controlled the second half scoring …