Caesar Rodney rides seven pins to defeat St. Mark’s

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Pike Creek – The formula to winning a wrestling dual meet is simple. Find seven pinners on your team and then at least one that can stay off their back. The Caesar Rodney Riders used that formula to win their season opening non-conference match over St. Mark’s 46-30. The Riders won seven matches by pin and picked up a major …

DIFCA announces 2022 All-Class football teams

Glenn Frazer Sports

The Delaware Interscholastic Football Coaches Association announced this year’s All-Class football teams for the three classifications at a meeting in Dover today. Class 1A was dominated by Laurel and St. Elizabeth, the two teams that will play for the State Title Saturday. The Bulldogs placed 11 players on the 1st team, while the Vikings had 5 players named to the …

Delaware LIVE preseason basketball & wrestling team rankings

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

Boys Basketball Week 1 Rankings   Ranking School Record Last Week’s Ranking Comments 1 Tower Hill 1-0 1 The defending champs get some early home games 2 Middletown 0-0 2 Faces 2 top 10 teams this week 3 Sallies 0-0 3 Tough out of state schedule this month 4 Howard 0-0 4 Opens season on December 14th 5 Seaford 0-0 …

21 years later, Dover returns to football title game

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Dover – The players on the Dover Senators football team were not even born the last time the Senators played in the state championship game in 2001. Most of their parents are too young to remember the last time Dover won a state title in 1988, but they are all aware now that the Senators are headed to Delaware Stadium …

Laurel punches ticket to the “Tub”

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Laurel – The Laurel Bulldogs are headed back to Tubby Raymond Field at the University of Delaware. Laurel scored four times in the fourth quarter to pull away from Tatnall for a 48-14 win. It will be the Bulldogs second straight trip to Newark where they won the DIAA Class A state title last year. Laurel’s offense amassed 355 yards …

Smyrna advances to 3A title game with dominating win over Middletown

Glenn Frazer Headlines, Sports

In the 3A quarterfinal round last week, three teams “flipped the script” avenging losses during the regular season. Smyrna did the same Friday night in the semis with a convincing 48-0 win over Middletown, a team the Eagles lost to 21-14 back in September.  Smyrna mixed up the offense using the “wildcat”, “earthquake”, and the spread with very little passing, …

Vikings advance to second straight state championship

Jason Winchell Headlines, Sports

St. Elizabeth got nearly 500 yards and five touchdowns from their dynamic running back duo of Quasim Benson and Chris Caracter, as the Vikings outlasted Seaford, 46-35, in a DIAA Class 1A semifinal Saturday night at Abessinio Stadium. The second-seeded Vikings will meet the top seed, Laurel, on December 10th at Delaware Stadium. It is a rematch of last year’s …

Dover flips script to advance to Class AAA semis

Benny Mitchell Headlines, Sports

Georgetown – Five weeks ago Dover was shut out in their regular season game versus Sussex Central. Five weeks ago the Senators’ Nasir Snipes-Guzman’s football future was uncertain as he awaited approval of a transfer waiver from the DIAA board. Fast forward to Friday night. Snipes-Guzman was back on the field and Dover shut out the Golden Knights 20-0 in …

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

Nick Halliday Headlines, 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 …