Blue Gold Football Game

Blue wins DFRC All Star Football Game

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

  Behind Salesianum’s Connor Campbell, the Blue snapped the Gold’s 4-game win streak with a 26-13 win Saturday night at Delaware Stadium. The win gives the Blue a 33-30-3 lead in the series that dates back to 1956. Campbell, passed for two touchdowns and more than 200 yards and was voted the game’s Outstanding Player. The Gold’s Lucas Ruppert of …

Middletown grad Chad Kuhl enjoying strong start in Colorado

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, Sports

Chad Kuhl spent the first five years of his Major League Baseball career in Pittsburgh where he was a serviceable starter for most of his tenure, before spending time in the bullpen last year.  When his contract was up at the end of the 2021 season, he jumped on an opportunity to sign with the Colorado Rockies, 1 year, 3 …

66th annual DFRC Blue Gold All-Star Football Game

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

The 66th annual DFRC Blue Gold All-Star Football Game will be played tonight at Delaware Stadium on the campus of the University of Delaware. The game supports the enrichment of children and young adults with intellectual disabilities. Delaware’s finest high school students are selected to participate as football players, cheerleaders, band members and school ambassadors. Both football teams comprise 36 …

Cape holds off Appo for state championship

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

WILMINGTON — Cape Henlopen picked the right time to put up a crooked number on the scoreboard in the DIAA baseball championship game on Monday night. The Vikings scored three times in the bottom of the sixth inning, then held off a potential Appoquinimink rally in the seventh for a 4-1 win and their second title since 2018. On a …

Appo returns to title game for third straight year

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

Appo junior Owen Parrish smacked the 1st pitch of the game to deep left-center for a triple, propelling the Jags to an early lead they would not relinquish. Parrish scored on a wild pitch, and Chase Fleming came home on a Chad Lawrence single to give the 3rd seeded Jags a 1st inning 2-0 advantage. The bottom of the order …

Sallies win back to back lacrosse state championships 

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Salesianum faced off with Cape Henlopen for the third year in a row. Cape won in 2019 by a score of 12-10 and Sallies avenged that loss with a 12-10 victory in 2021. This year Sallies was able to take back to back state championships with a 13-11 victory.  Cape Henlopen took a 7-6 lead into the half. They were …

Padua win state championship on PK kicks

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Padua Academy and Middletown went the distance as they battled for the DIAA Division I girls soccer state championship at Delaware State’s Alumni. Padua was able to capture their fourth straight state championship with a 3-1 penalty kick victory over Middletown.  At the end of regular time the two teams were tied 3-3. Pauda got on the board first as …

Spartans crowned Division II Soccer Champs

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Saint Mark’s avenged last year’s loss in the state championship to Caravel with a 2-1 victory to capture the 2022 DIAA Division II girls soccer state championship. Caravel was able to edge the Spartans by a score of 3-2 last season, but 2022 was Saint Mark’s year.  Saint Marks took the opening possession of the game with a drop back …

Five Delaware Tech baseball players earn All-Region honors

Nick Halliday Sports

  While the Delaware Tech baseball team had hoped to advance further in the 2022 NJCAA Region 19 Baseball Tournament, the team’s immensely successful regular season did not go unnoticed. Five of the team’s top performers from the 2022 season recently received NJCAA All-Region honors – pitcher Zach Hart, first baseman Matt Rodriguez, center fielder Mike Pagliei, designated hitter Chris …

Cape captures lucky No. 13 lacrosse championship

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Cape Henlopen girls lacrosse team captured their 13th straight state championship as they defeated Tatnall for the second straight year. Last year the two schools faced off at Dover high school with Cape coming away victorious. This year had the same outcome, but the game was played in front of a large crowd at Delaware State University’s Alumni Stadium.  Cape …