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 …

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 …

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Inside The Circle – DIAA Softball Tournament Preview

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Kasey Xenidis on the mond for Caravel Softball, photo by Nick Halliday   The 24-team field was announced Sunday by the DIAA softball committee. The top 8 seeds receive a 1st round bye, while the remaining 16 teams begin play on Tuesday the 17th. Here are the seeds and a preview of what should be a very competitive tournament. No. …

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 …

Johnston shines as Caravel Girls win State Championship

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

Caravel Girls Baketball team posing wit the State Championship trophy photo by Nick Halliday NEWARK — The sixth time was definitely the charm. Caravel, a perennial power in Delaware in girls basketball, had gone 0-5 in the DIAA championship game since 2013. But one of the players who was on the last team to make it to the title game …

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Caravel Survives valiant effort from Woodbridge in Girl’s Quarterfinal

Patrick Garyantes Headlines, 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 …

Caravel dominates individual wrestling state championships

Benny Mitchell High Schools, Sports

Alex Poore holds up four fingers as he celebrates his fourth state championship. Photo by Kenny Correll LEWES — For only the second time since 1992, a tournament champion was recognized at the DIAA Individual Wrestling State Championships. And for the second time in those two years Caravel Academy won the tournament points race with 247 points. The Bucs also …

Caravel wrestling wins Delcastle Invitational with 7 champions

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Photo courtesy of Caravel Wrestling Facebook Wilmington – The two week holiday break followed by a week of cancellations due to a new year’s snow storm didn’t affect the Caravel Academy wrestling team as they started off 2022 winning the 22 team Delcastle Invitational. Caravel, ranked number one in Division II, scored 330.5 points to beat number two ranked Delaware Military …

Caravel wins low scoring affair 48-44

GlennFrazer Headlines, Sports

John Clemmons Caravel Basketball The Caravel Buccaneers held off a furious fourth quarter rally by Smyrna for a 48-44 boy’s basketball win Wednesday night on the Eagles home floor. The Bucs’ John Clemmons was riddled with foul trouble and sat out a good portion of the second quarter but still managed to lead the team with 21 points. The Eagles …

Caravel Academy Cruises in 50-16 Mat Victory over Sussex Central

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Caravel wrestling team after defeating Sussex Central, photo courtesy of Caravel Buccaneers Wrestling Facebook Georgetown – The defending Division II state champions Caravel Academy went on the road to Sussex Central on Wednesday night to start their dual meet season and on the strength of winning 11 of the 14 bouts won the dual meet 50-16.   The match began …