Inside The Circle: Week 3 softball top 10

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

The old saying goes, “April showers, bring May Flowers”. For the softball teams in the state it means postponements and rescheduling games. Many teams will be adjusting schedules in the coming weeks. Here is our “week-3” Top 10. No. 1 Caravel (3-0) The Buccaneers got one game in last week winning 9-1 at Sussex Tech as Kasey Xenidis threw a …

Inside The Circle – Week 2 softball top 10

Glenn FrazerSports

The weather is wreaking havoc on the softball schedule this season and this week rain is predicted for the early part of the week. Many teams will be adjusting schedules in the coming weeks. Here is our “week-2” Top 10 with no changes from last week. No. 1 Caravel (2-0) The defending state champs opened the season with wins over …

Pivotal third quarters propel Ursuline and Caravel to championship

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

(Newark)  The two top seeds advanced to the DIAA girls basketball championship game with wins Wednesday night at the Bob Carpenter Center. A dominating performance in the third quarter was the difference for both top seed Caravel and 2nd seeded Ursuline.  In the opening semifinal, Sanford held a 19-11 lead to begin the second half. Then Ursuline went on a …

Caravel takes top seed in DIAA girls basketball state championship

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

The Caravel Buccaneers girls basketball team is the No. 1 seed in this year’s Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Associations (DIAA) girls basketball state championship. Even after suffering a season ending loss to No. 6 seed Sanford Warriors the Buccaneers still had the most points based on the formula used by the DIAA to determine seedings..    With Caravel on the top …

Caravel runs to school’s first title since 2012

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

The Caravel Buccaneers completed a perfect season with a convincing 35-13 DIAA Class AA championship win against Archmere Saturday. The Bucs broke open a close halftime game with a stout running attack powered by the “O” line scoring two touchdowns on four plays early in the third quarter. Senior running backs Jordan and Craig Miller led the way as the …

Inside The Circle – DIAA softball semifinal preview

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

  “And then there were four…the 24-team field has been reduced to the final 4 as the DIAA softball tournament continues Tuesday”. The Henlopen Conference-South makes up half the field as both No. 4 seed Laurel and No. 6 seed Indian River scored late in their quarterfinal games to advance. The top  seed, Caravel used 13 hits to score a …

Sussex Central, Caravel top seeds in state wrestling duals

Benny MitchellHeadlines, Sports

Dover – The Sussex Central Golden Knights earned the top seed in Division I while the Caravel Academy Buccaneers got the nod in Division II for the upcoming DIAA dual meet state wrestling championships. The top four seeds in each division will host their first round match on Wednesday night beginning at 7:00pm. Sussex Central (20-0) the Henlopen North champ …

Bonus Hoops as No. 7 Appo holds off No. 6 Caravel 

Glenn FrazerHeadlines, Sports

(Middletown, DE)  When the 6th and 7th ranked teams in the Delaware Live-302 Sports poll get together, a close game is expected. That is exactly what transpired Tuesday night as the Caravel Buccaneers (No. 6) and Appoquinimink Jaguars (No. 7) battled into overtime in a Jags 71-62 victory. There was no indication the game would be tightly contested early, as …

Friends holds off Buccaneers for state title

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

The Wilmington Friends school won its second state with a 10-7 victory over the Caravel Buccaneers. The Quakers were in the championship game in 2018, but had some major injuries that created a lopsided loss to Woodbridge. Their last state championship came in 1984 with a 22-12 victory over Claymont.  The Quakers were led by the third generation of Tattersall’s …

Soccer champs: Sallies over Charter, Caravel blanks St. Marks

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

The Salesianum Sals went on to win their second straight DIAA Division I Boys Soccer state championship and twenty first overall. Sallies defeated Wilmington Charter by a score of 4-1 at Dover high school.  The Sals scored two goals in each half of the game. In the first half Jake Ross scored the first goal then assisted Gianluca Marroni for …